Support for Ukrainian academics and librarians

What support do universities and libraries offer to Ukrainian researchers and librarians, who have to flee the war? A compilation.

Universities, research institutions and libraries around the world offer fellowships and scholarships for displaced scholars from Ukraine. Some offers are also open for researchers at risk from Russia and Belarus.

This article will be continuously updated. To submit a support bid that is not already listed here, please contact: osmikon(at)bsb-muenchen.de

 

For librarians

  • Germany
    • Hannover: grants as visiting researchers at the Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology for librarians from Ukraine. Applications are possible at any time: LINK

In the Humanities or Social Sciences

  • Austria
    • Graz: up to twelve-month fellowships for Ukrainian historicans, economists and sociologists at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Kriegsfolgenforschung. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
       
  • Germany
    • Augsburg: six-months research stays for Ukrainian schoalrs in the humanities or social sciences at the Jakob Fugger Center – Centre for Advanced Studies. Deadline is 30 August 2022: LINK
    • Berlin: six-months fellowships at the DFG-Priority Program 1859 "Experience and Expectation. Historical Foundations of Economic Behavior" at the Humboldt University Berlin for economic or legal historians. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Berlin: grant program of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz for researchers whishing to pursue their research at one of the Foundation's institutions. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Berlin: research grants of the State Library at Berlin for scholars in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences and in Law. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Bochum: up to six-month fellowships for Ukrainian graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in Religious studies or related subjects at the Center for Religious Studies at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Bochum: up to four-month Fedor Stepun-Fellow program at the Ruhr University Bochum for Ukrainian and Russian scientists at risk. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Brunswick: Fellowships of the  Leibniz Institute for Educational Media | Georg Eckert Institute for scholars in the Humanities or Social Sciences with a focus on textbook research. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Erfurt: up to nine-month fellowship for ukrainian postdoctoral researchers at the Humanities Centre for Advanced Studies (KFG) “Religion and Urbanity: Reciprocal Formations” at the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Frankfurt: Four-month fellowship at “Polycentricity and Plurality of Premodern Christianities” of Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main for post-doctoral scholars in medieval and early modern history. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Halle (Saale): six-month Vising Research Fellowships in the area of Agricultural Economics for Ukrainian PhD students and post-doctoral scholars: LINK
    • Konstanz: six-month Visiting Fellowships for postdoctorals researchers from Ukraine at the Zukunftskolleg at the University of Konstanz. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Marbach: Up to four-month research stays within the framework of the Marbach Fellowship Program at the German Literature Archive. Deadline is 30 September 2022: LINK
    • Munich: Six-month "TUM-IAS Fellowships for Researchers from the Ukraine" organized by the TUM Institute for Advanced Study. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Trier: Scholarships for scholars at risk at the Trier Center for Digital Humanities. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Tübingen: Twelve-month “Research@Tübingen” Fellowship for refugee researchers at the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen and its Institute for Eastern European History and Area Studiest. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
       
  • Italy
    • Florence: Fellowships at the Institute for Art History in Florence – Max-Planck-Institut for art historians and heritage scholars. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Rome: One-year “#ScienceForUkraine Art History Fellowships" at the Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institute for Art History for Ukrainian art historians, curators and art critics. Deadline is 10 October 2022: LINK
       
  • Latvia:
    • Riga: The Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art at the University of Latvia offers fellowships for Ukrainian students and researchers working in the fields of humanities, arts, and digital archiving of cultural heritage. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
       
  • Switzerland
    • Lausanne: Three to eight-month fellowships for post-doctoral scholars in the Digital Humanities at the College of Humanities of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
       
  • USA
    • Austin: one-year visiting appointment for displaced Ukrainian scholars with a PhD working in Policy Studies, Jewish Studies or Czech Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Los Angeles: one year Visiting Graduate Researcher Fellowship at the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies for a Ukrainian PhD-student in Jewish studies. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Philadelphia: one-year Visiting Graduate Fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania for Ukrainian graduate students in the social sciences and humanities. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
       

All disciplines

  • Worldwide
    • The Ukrainian Global University supports Ukrainian students and scholars who are searching for fitting funding options abroad: LINK
    • Extensive collection  listing scholarships and fellowships for students, academics, journalists, human-right activists, lawyers, artists and cultural workers compiled by the the University of New Europe: LINK
    • The Scholars at Risk Network arranges short-term research stays for threatened researchers within its network of host instutitons: LINK
    • Collection of resources to help displaced scholars from Ukraine by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies : LINK
       
  • Europe
    • The Initiative Science for Ukraine collects offers for Ukrainian researchers all over Europe: LINK
    • The German-Ukrainian Academic Society collects offers for students and academics, who had to flee the war in Ukraine: LINK
       
  • Belgium
    • Brussels: Four special awards for scholars or artists from Ukraine in The Royal Academy. The purpose of these special awards is to provide these scholars and artists with the best possible material, intellectual and human conditions to pursue their activities. No deadline:LINK
       
  • Germany
    • National Academic Contact Point Ukraine by the DAAD for Ukrainian students and scholars, who fled to Germany: LINK
    • Compilation of important links for Ukrainian academics by NFDI: LINK
    • Compliation of support offers by the University of Erfurt: LINK
    • BMW Group Fellowship for displaced Ukrainian woman to join the ESMT Berlin Global Online MBA: LINK
    • Walter Benjamin positions funded by the German Research Foundation for post-doctoral scholars. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • The German Federal Environmental Foundation offers six to twelve month fellowships for graduate and doctoral students with an interest in environmental protection. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • The VolkswagenStiftung finances six- to twelve-month fellowships for Ukainian PhD students and researchers hosted at German universities: LINK
    • Emergeny fund of the central hessian universities for students, researchers and lecturers from Ukraine. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • Ukraine Funding Line at the Ernst von Siemens Foundation for the Arts offers public museums and collections funding for the covering staff costs for the employment of refugee scholars from Ukraine, or for Russian scholars who had to leave Russia due to their opposition to the Ukraine war. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
    • The European University Viadriana offers various support opportunities for Ukrainian researchers and students. Applications are possible at any time: LINK
       
  • Israel
    • Emergency Fellowship Fund for Ukrainian PhD-students and post-doctoral researchers at Tel Aviv University. Applications are possible at any time: LINK