This study aims to examine the educational researches for refugees that can be reviewed in the Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-Expanded), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Arts & Humanities Citation (A&HCI) indexes in the Web of Science (WoS) database using bibliometric analysis method. In the study, analyses were performed on 820 open access data published between 1980 and 2021. In the data analysis, descriptive analysis and bibliometric analysis methods were used. Network analysis maps of the data were made with the VOSviewer program. According to the research results, the first educational research on refugees belongs to 1980, and it is seen that there has been a significant increase in the studies conducted since 2015. The most cited article was written by Taylor and Sidhu in 2012. The journal in which the most educational research on refugees is published is the journal called “International Journal of Inclusive Education”. When the countries where the studies were published are examined, it has been determined that most studies are in the United States of America (USA), and almost all of the studies in the field are in English. In the common word analysis, it was seen that the most repeated keywords were “education”, “student”, “children”, “experiences”, “immigrant”, and “identity”. In the abstract part, the most repeated words are “refugee”, “study”, “student”, “education”, “school”, and “experiences”.


Bibliometric analysis, refugee, education.