Opportunities

This database contains emergency contacts as well as emergency funding opportunities for scholars and students in the fields of the Social Sciences and Humanities, for artists and cultural workers, journalists, lawyers and human rights activists at risk from Ukraine, as well as for those at risk from other East-Central, Eastern European and Central-Asian localities. If you are searching for academic opportunities in other areas, such as Natural Sciences or IT, please register them at Science for Ukraine.

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  • TransArtists – Emergency Opportunities for Ukrainian Artists

    This platform offers an overview of emergency opportunities for Ukrainian artists, such as residencies and shelter options, funding opportunities and support networks.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: International | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Cultural or artistic work

    ARTMargins – Resources for Artists and Scholars Forced to Flee Ukraine

    In support of artists, scholars, and all people forced to flee Ukraine because of the Russian invasion of the country, the editorial collective of ARTMargins Online is compiling a growing list of resources (primarily art- and research-related), including residencies, fellowships, internships, and emergency funds. We will continue to update this list as we become aware of new opportunities and resources.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: International | Workplace: Remote Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Humanities, Cultural or artistic work

    Hebrew University Emergency Aid for Students from Ukraine (BA, MA, PhD)

    Master and Ph.D students are offered a scholarship plus free accommodation.
    Undergraduates are invited to attend courses and receive free accommodation.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Israel | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Charles University for Ukraine

    Follow the links on the website for more information on scholarships, possibilities to pause your studies or Czech language courses for foreigners. Here you will also find other forms of assistance that Charles University offers to all of you who have found yourselves in a difficult situation as a result of the war in Ukraine.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Czech Republic | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Castilla y León – Study Places for BA, MA and Doctoral Students

    The public universities of Castilla y León have agreed to offer 100 places to receive Ukrainian students in our Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees during this semester.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Spain | Workplace: On site Support period: 1 semester Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Bar-Ilan University – Study Places

    In light of the challenging situation that the Ukrainian people are now facing due to the war in their country, Bar-Ilan University has established a special fund to assist Ukrainian guest researchers, lecturers, undergraduates, doctoral students, and postdoctoral fellows who come to the university.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Israel | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Antwerp Academy for Ukrainian Art Students

    If you’re an art student from Ukraine and currently in a difficult situation seeking for help from our Academy, please contact us via the listed e-mail address.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Belgium | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Cultural or artistic work

    Ukrainian Refugee Writers and Artists Support

    This extensive database offers an overview of available emergency funding opportunities to refugee writers and artists from Ukraine per country.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: International | Workplace: Remote Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Cultural or artistic work

    Vilnius Academy of Arts – Support for Students and Academic Staff from Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions

    Vilnius Academy of Arts, in cooperation with the institutions and non-governmental organisations of the Republic of Lithuania, offers academic staff members and students of Ukrainian higher education institutions in art (design) to continue their academic, study and creative activities in Lithuania.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Lithuania | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Humanities

    Emergency Temporary Relocation Resources for Artists and Cultural Workers from Ukraine

    This document provides an overview of emergency relocation resources for artists and cultural workers from Ukraine. It is frequently updated.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: International | Workplace: Remote Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Cultural or artistic work

    LSE – Scholars at Risk Scheme

    LSE Scholars at Risk is a centrally funded initiative to support scholars at risk by enabling them to be hosted at LSE in a visiting fellow or senior visiting fellow status. For the purpose of the scheme, a scholar at risk is a scholar who faces or has recently fled from an immediate, targeted threat to their life and/or career in their home country or country of residence. LSE is open to hosting candidates with a strong academic or research core at various stages of their career. In order to be granted a place as a hosted scholar at LSE, a person would need to satisfy the usual criteria of academic merit applied to all LSE visiting fellows/senior fellows.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia Location: United Kingdom | Workplace: On site Support period: max. 2 years Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Leipzig-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europas – Scholarships for Refugee Academics from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

    PhD students, postdocs and senior academics in the humanities and social sciences who do research on the history and culture of Eastern Europe from the Early Middle Ages up to the present. Academics from Ukraine (independent of their nationality) as well as from Belarus and Russia (if they distance themselves from the regime) can apply.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia Location: Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: up to 6 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Students at Risk – Resources for Individuals from Ukraine

    In solidarity with the people of Ukraine, our global network is seeking to assist as many scholars and practitioners displaced from or otherwise unable to work safely in Ukraine as possible. The following select opportunities and resources have been shared with us by partner organizations and members of our network. SAR will continue to update this list and hope that they may be useful, especially for students and others who may not qualify for SAR’s protection services. Kindly note that any general inaccuracies or outdated deadlines referenced within each of the listed resources are not SAR’s responsibility.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: International | Workplace: Remote Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work

    Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities – Special Fellowships for Russian Researchers

    Following the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, many members of the scientific and academic community of Russia had to flee the country because of their disagreement with the government’s policy. These people find themselves in trying circumstances abroad. As an immediate response, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities is offering to fund up to 10 Emergency Fellowships for Russian researchers throughout the year, to allow them the opportunity to continue their scientific work in Israel.

    For applicants from: Russia Location: Israel | Workplace: On site Support period: up to three months (with the possibility to extend for 2 months) Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    IIE-SRF Fellowships

    The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) is the only global program that arranges, funds, and supports fellowships for threatened and displaced scholars at partnering higher education institutions worldwide. These year-long fellowships of USD $25,000 support temporary academic positions at institutions of higher learning anywhere in the world where IIE-SRF fellows can continue their work in safety. In most cases, IIE-SRF fellows are eligible to apply for a second and final year of fellowship support.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia Location: International | Workplace: On site Support period: 12 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Leipniz-Institut für Länderkunde – Support for Ukrainian Researchers

    The IfL is committed as a host institution for researchers who have fled Ukraine.

    In addition, the IfL offers support to researchers from Russia and Belarus who are at risk due to the Ukraine war and the situation in their countries. The prerequisite is that their previous academic work fits in with the IfL’s main research areas (migration and mobility, urban and spatial development, border research, history of geography, geovisualisation, etc.).

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities