Association of Persons with Visual Impairments in Education: Initiative of University Students with Disabilities 3
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Project Summary

Grantee: Association of Persons with Visual Impairments in Education

Purpose: Empowering university students with disabilities in legal remedy

Location: Turkey

Grant Amount: 142,000 TL

Project Partner: METU Without Barriers 

Period: 15 July 2016 – 14 July 2017



Students with disabilities cannot enjoy the opportunities of universities on the same level as their non-disabled peers. There is a need for a system where students with disabilities can express their demands and raise their voice in universities.


Project Goals

  • Students with disabilities from 10 universities will analyze the accessibility of their universities.
  • Through the analysis and stated problems, Accessible University Action Plan will be prepared with the participation of 25 students with disabilities.
  • National University Organization on Disability will be established.
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