attended at Least three-quarters of the between 2013 and 2016, according to Germany have Refugees now in a German course. This is reported in the year 2017, the respondents of a study, which was presented in Berlin.

In integration courses, which teach in English, but also Knowledge about the German social and legal order, had participated in 2017, every second Respondent. In 2016 this proportion was around a third. In the study, the Institute for employment research, the Federal office for Migration and refugees (Bamf) and the German Institute for economic research.

Bamf-researcher Nina Rother drew a positive conclusion, but said: “The survey also shows that there is still a significant need for language assistance is as a whole and in particular for women with children.” In these, the researchers found, in the same way as in the case of older or less educated Refugees, greater linguistic weaknesses than other groups.

problems caused by mental illness

For the study, in 2016 and 2017 were surveyed around 5000 Refugees that had come between 2013 and 2016, according to Germany. Of the 2015 newcomers to the Refugees, around 20 percent were in the labor force, therefore, in 2017. This share has risen to 2018, according to Figures of the Federal Agency for labour to 35 per cent.

Problematic for the Integration, however, is that Refugees often suffer from mental health problems. In particular, women, older refugees and people from Afghanistan on meadows, according to the researchers, there is a high risk for post-traumatic stress disorder – for example, by shipwreck, or other traumatic experiences on the run.


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