Welcome to the
Towards Inclusive Universities - TIU -
Towards Inclusive Universities by Empowering Disabled Students - TIU - began as a European Union funded project (July 2008-November 2009).
International Higher Education Disability Advisers FORUM
TIU4 'Training of disability coordinators' REPORT
"About 15% of the world's population lives with some form of disability, of whom 2-4% experience significant difficulties in functioning" World Report on Disability (2010)
"University education is essential for getting a good job"
But how many disabled people get to university?
And how many can graduate with a diploma that reflects their abilities?
In this project, disabled university students and disability advisors from several European countries talked about what works and what is needed. Together we identified criteria and draft standards so that more disabled students can get to university and graduate successfully.
This project is funded by the the European Union, under the Civil Society Dialogue Programme between EU and Turkey, under the Universities Grant Scheme.