Support to scholars as bombs rain down. New European university aims to help refugee and dissident academics.

A new European university is being founded to help students, academics, artists and dissidents in need. One of the founders is Ellen Rutten, an Amsterdam-based specialist in Slavic studies. “When the war in Ukraine broke out, it was clear that we had to do something.”

The initiators of the University of New Europe. Photo: courtesy of HOP.