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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  • DAAD – International Study Programmes in Germany (2022-23)

    On this website students can browse international study programmes offered in Germany for the year 2022 and 2023. Use the filter options to select course types, course languages and field of study.

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

    Bauhaus-Universität Weimar – Fellowships for Researchers who fled Ukraine and the Russian Federation

    To help support academics and artists who have fled Ukraine and the Russian Federation in the hopes on continuing their work, the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar will be offering four fellowships. The fellowships will support researchers with up to 2,000 euros per month for a period of 12 months. Mentors from the individual faculties will provide appropriate support.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Russia Location: Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: 12 months Discipline / work field: Humanities, Cultural or artistic work

    BASEES Hardship Fund for Displaced Students in the UK

    BASEES has set up a hardship fund to provide immediate and unbureaucratic financial support to Ukrainian PGT/PGR students based in the UK who are or will become displaced as a result of Russia’s war against Ukraine. Threatened PGT/PGR students from Belarus and Russia, who will be unable to return home for political reasons, are also eligible to apply. Applicants must be or have been registered at an institution of higher education in the UK during the academic year 2021/22, and still be based in the UK.

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

    IWM – Fellowship Opportunities for Ukrainians

    The IWM has expanded its fellowship opportunities for Ukrainian scholars, cultural figures, and public intellectuals.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: International | Workplace: On site Support period: 1-6 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work

    The Kosciuszko Foundation

    The program is addressed to scientists from Ukraine who have Ukrainian citizenship and hold at least a doctoral degree (PhD). The condition for receiving the grant is to be an employee or research associate of a Ukrainian university or other research unit and to submit the required documents.

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

    Haifa Center for German and European Studies – Ukraine Emergency Fellowship

    We are offering one one-year fellowship in residence at the Haifa Center for German and
    European Studies for one scientist from Ukraine with a background in the Humanities,
    Social Sciences or Law (with a doctorate). The fellowship holder should work on aspects of
    modern European history and have a conversational command of English. We will be
    flexible concerning the scope and area of studies (Europe in its wider dimensions).

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

    Max Planck Institute – Visiting Fellowships for Social Scientists

    Social scientists who have been displaced by the war in Ukraine are eligible to apply. Selection preference will be given to scientists whose work is germane to the Institute’s.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: 3 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin – Fellowships

    In each “class”, the Wissenschaftskolleg strives to put together a group of Fellows that is greater than the sum of its individual members. To this end, the Wissenschaftskolleg invites outstanding researchers from all disciplines and from all over the world for a research year in Berlin.

    There are two paths to candidacies for fellowships: Candidates for fellowships can either apply on their own behalf or they can be nominated. Applications and nominations can be submitted at any time. We operate an electronic application platform for researchers applying on their own behalf.

    The Wissenschaftskolleg also invites a few artists (musicians, authors, film-makers, etc.).

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

    Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society – Workspace for PhDs and Scholars from Ukraine

    The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society offers five visiting researcher places (unpaid) to refugee PhD students and scholars from Ukraine who are currently located in the Netherlands. They provide applicants with a bridging opportunity to continue existing research that was interrupted due to the war, to work out an application for an externally funded research or job opportunity or to pursue a related CV-building project. The places are available with immediate effect.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: The Netherlands | Workplace: On site Support period: up to 6 months Discipline / work field: Humanities

    University of Sydney – Grants and Fellowships

    The University of Sydney offers Ukrainian Visiting Fellowships and Ukrainian Visiting PhD Scholarships.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Australia | Workplace: On site Support period: 3-6 months for visiting fellows; up to 12 months for PhD students Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Stanford – Taube Centre for Jewish Studies

    Eligible are current graduate students pursuing a PhD in Jewish Studies at any Ukrainian University who have a good command of English.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: USA | Workplace: On site Support period: 12 months Discipline / work field: Humanities

    University of Vienna – Visiting Fellowships for Ukrainian Refugee Philosophers, Historians of Science or Sociologists of Knowledge

    Applicants must be PhD students or professional philosophers. The monthly salary is 2000 EUR brutto, about 1700 EUR netto (regardless of qualifications). This is enough to rent a room or small flat, and cover the basic costs of living. You will also have access to shared office facilities, to the library, and to computing facilities. And we give you support in integrating into life here. Unfortunately, we do not have the funds for relocation. Under special circumstances (if you come with children, e.g.) the salary can be increased but this would have to be negotiated ahead of time.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Austria | Workplace: On site Support period: 3-6 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main – Stipends for Ukrainian Historians

    The POLY research group on premodern Christianities at Goethe University is offering five fellowships to Ukrainian academics specialised in medieval or early modern history.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: 5 months Discipline / work field: Humanities

    Aleksanteri Institute – Visiting Fellowships

    The fellowship is intended for scholars who are carrying out research in a field relevant to the Aleksanteri Institute’s multidisciplinary research profile on Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and whose place of residence is outside Finland. Applicants can be at any career stage but must hold a PhD degree. The degree must be granted before the application period closes.

    Visiting Fellows are expected to contribute to the advancement of Russian, Eastern European and Eurasiaan studies in general and to the research agenda of the Aleksanteri Institute in particular.

    Grant-holders are required to have an excellent command of English.

    For applicants from: other Location: Finland | Workplace: On site Support period: 1-3 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    JX Fund – European Fund for Journalism in Exile

    The JX Fund is helping media workers quickly and flexibly to continue their work after they have fled war and crisis zones. It aims to strengthen independent media in exile beyond a current phase of high attention and to support the building of sustainable media outlets accessible for their home countries.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia Location: Europe | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Journalism

    Media Makers Fellowship

    A fellowship for Ukrainian, Russian, Belarussian Media Practitioners at MiCT’s Pop-Up Hub. A safe haven for media practitioners who had to flee due to Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine. A community where they can continue their work, collaborate with other like-minded colleagues and create a new temporary exile home for themselves. The fellowship program is for media producers such as a journalist, editor, photographer, visual artist or illustrator who had to flee due to Putin’s aggression and are currently in Berlin. To be eligible, the applicant must already have an audience in Ukraine, Belarus or in Russia and/or to be affiliated with an existing media outlet from one of those countries.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia Location: Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: 3 months with the possibility of extension Discipline / work field: Journalism