(Published on 01.03.2022) The attacks by the Russian military on Ukraine leave us deeply dismayed. Our thoughts are with the Ukrainian people who are currently enduring tremendous sufferings.

As a large network of research institutions in Germany, NFDI is collecting links, contact addresses and services that can help affected scientists from Ukraine. We hope that we can show our solidarity in this way.

Initial aid/arriving

Connecting (scholarships, jobs, etc. for scientists)

General information

  • CARA: Cara is ready to help academics from any country in the world, on any continent, who are being forced to flee by the risk of imminent imprisonment, injury or death, and works with them to find them temporary refuge in universities and research institutions until they can one day return home to help re-build better, safer societies. https://www.cara.ngo/what-we-do/a-lifeline-to-academics-at-risk/ukraine-crisis/
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) – Information for refugee Scientists and Academics: https://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/announcements_proposals/2020/info_wissenschaft_20_04/index.html
  • Scholars at Risk: Scholars at Risk protects scholars suffering grave threats to their lives, liberty and well-being by arranging temporary research and teaching positions at institutions in our network as well as by providing advisory and referral services. https://www.scholarsatrisk.org/actions/host-a-scholar/
  • Science for Ukraine: International collection of information about practical support provided by universities and research organization for Ukrainian researchers and students. Science for Ukraine
  • Twitter profile Sci_for_Ukraine: International collection of information about practical support provided by universities and research organization for Ukrainian researchers and students on twitter. Science for Ukraine 🇺🇦 (@Sci_for_Ukraine) / Twitter

Fellowships and jobs/individual institutions

Further offers/offers regarding cultural heritage, etc.

  • Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online (SUCHO): A group of cultural heritage professionals – librarians, archivists, researchers, programmers – working together to identify and archive at-risk sites, digital content, and data in Ukrainian cultural heritage institutions while the country is under attack. https://www.sucho.org/

The list will be updated and expanded regularly. Of course, you are welcome to share it. NFDI is not responsible for the content on the linked pages.

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