About SOS

The abbreviated name of the “International Student’s Guide to the Education System and Social Life” project is “SOS” and it stands for “Software of Student”. It was designed to help international students live a comfortable life in other countries.

The general aim of the project is to guide the international students of the partner countries on the topic of education, socio-economic and cultural life. With this aim in mind, the educational life and social conditions of Turkey, Romania, Ukraine and France have been the focus. With the volunteer efforts of the partner organizations during the project, the socio-economic and cultural conditions and the conditions to study in universities in the USA, England, Germany and East Asia have also been guided. The SOS mobile app, SOS short films and the guide book you have in your hands, which are the project outputs, are available in Turkish, English, French, Romanian and Ukrainian. The SOS mobile app will show the way in many areas to students who want to study outside of their countries.

Objectives of the Project

To put forth the analyses of the needs, problems and suggestions of international students.

To create a mobile app using the results of the analyses to facilitate the educational life and the social cohesion of international students.

To arrange meetings and create platforms which will inform the public about projects and will provide visibility of intellectual outputs and enable downloading of intellectual outputs.

To spread the project by using the project website, social media accounts, printed brochures and other introductory tools.

To explain the use of the mobile app and to create guide books in five languages that have the contents of the mobile apps for those who cannot access the app.

To produce short films and images about the educational and social cohesion of international students.

 To ensure the sustainability of the project by collecting information about the suggestions and problems of international students through workshops.

To spread the intellectual output made with partner NGOs, related institutions and organizations.

To organize efforts for the project outputs to spread internationally.

To follow the principle of inclusiveness by including disadvantaged students in project activities