The European Union, its Member States and Europeans across the continent are mobilised in support of people fleeing the war in Ukraine. We are working on all fronts to support Ukraine with assistance, humanitarian aid and civil protection. This specific initiative wants to support researchers of Ukraine by providing them with an overview of all existing actions at European and national levels.



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Ukrainian | українська

In order to provide the research community with useful and up-to-date information, this section will be updated regularly based on the evolution of the situation and the needs to address.

Find useful information in Germany

Here you will find information on job and funding opportunities for students and researchers who have had to leave Ukraine. 


Finding an academic host to host your research stay is an important first step to work as a researcher in Germany. See our page for information about how to find others in your field of research.


  • The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has compiled information about continuing to research in Germany in English, Ukrainian and German ​​​​​on their National Academic Contact Point Ukraine page. Details include an overview of the German academic landscape and funding opportunities as well as other relevant topics.


  • The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has information about fellowships and other funding opportunities that can help finance a research stay in Germany for those who have had to leave the Ukraine on their War in Ukraine: Information and measures page.

    Additionally, academic hosts who have space to accomodate researchers at their institute are listed with their field of research on the Support for researchers at risk page.



  • The German Research Foundation (DFG) has expanded the criteria for funding via their Walter Benjamine Programme to help finance research stays. Information can be found on the DFG's Refugee Researchers page.



  • The @ukrainianscholars page, associated with the blog Elephant in the Lab, has collected a number of relevant funding opportunities for researchers from Ukraine, housing opportunities and Telegram contact opportunities. 


  • Berlin Research 50 (BR50) combines the efforts of multiple non-university research institutitions in Berlin on relevant shared topics. On the the initiative's Interest Groups page, a number of job opportunities and other possibilities for those fleeing Ukraine can be found under the category IG Ukraine



Member States and Associated countries

The Commission and EU Member States work together at all levels to channel humanitarian and civil protection support to Ukraine and neighbouring countries. Below you can find an overview of the most useful information per country: