Identify the profiles of Roma students in Spanish universities and the barriers they face in order to define evidence-based actions that contribute to overcoming these difficulties and consequently increase their graduation rate
Seeking not only to describe reality but also to contribute to its transformation, promoting the social, political, and scientific research impacts. Starting from a mixed-methods approach that combines qualitative techniques, such as literature review and documentary analysis, questionnaires, in-depth interviews, discussion groups, and history of daily life with a longitudinal study.
It should be noted that the estimates indicate that the Autonomous Communities with the largest Roma population are Andalusia and Catalonia (approximately 350,000 and 65,000 respectively) (MSPSI, 2011). For this reason, these have been the two territories selected to carry out the field work of this research.