Below you will find an outline of different initiatives created to help scholars and students affected by the war in Ukraine. We will be updating the list on an ongoing basis. Do you know of an initiative that should be on this list? If so, please send it to our e-mail,

- From March 17th-19th 2023 an online conference titled ‘What Good Is Philosophy? – A Benefit Conference for Ukraine’ will take place. The conference aims to raise the funds required to establish a ‘Centre for Civic Engagement’ at Kyiv Mohyla Academy. This Centre will provide support for academic and civic institutions in Ukraine to counteract the destabilizing impact that Russia’s invasion has had on Ukrainian higher education and civilian life. By assisting Ukrainian students and scholars today, this Centre will also help pave the way for a vibrant and engaged post-war Ukraine.

- The call for proposals Support to Ukrainian companies to integrate into the Single Market (SMP-COSME-2023-SMEUA) focuses on businesses based in Ukraine and displaced Ukrainian-registered companies currently operating from the EU. The role of the consortium to be selected is to select Ukrainian companies that can benefit from direct support, and to help them integrate into the Single Market. A special focus will be provided to support women and social economy entrepreneurs.

- The call for proposals Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs - Ukraine (ReadyForEU) (SMP-COSME-2023-EYEUA) aims at matching New Entrepreneurs with Ukrainian citizenship. Call text, submission system etc. are available at the main call web site at Funding & tenders ( At the specific call website of EISMEA, you can find further information, the Quality Manual for EYE Intermediary Organisations and an important document required for the submission (Annex 5 – additional information to Application Form Part B).

- The European Commission's Horizon4Ukraine page lists current opportunities for Ukrainian researchers in ongoing EU projects. Read more here.

- MSCA4Ukraine supports research institutions in Europe so that they can finance Ukrainian researchers at institutions in the EU. Read the press release here.

- ISC members the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences have launched a grant program for support of Ukrainian research projects. Read more about the initiative here.

- A recent report from #ScienceForUkraine presents the professional challenges and preferences regarding the support measures for those Ukrainian researchers who left Ukraine. For more information, click here.

- The programme "Scholars at Risk" presents opportunities for research stays at international scientific institutions. The initiative is coordinated in a collaboration between Danish Universities. The University of Copenhagen assists in connecting international scholars with Danish research environments. To contact the programme coordinators, click here. 

- The Otto Moensted Foundation has published a notice on an opportunity for a visiting professor to apply for a stay of 3 months duration. For further information, click here. 

The Austrian Academy of Sciences has created a programme for scholars leaving Ukraine that allows the scholars to apply for a research stay at the Austrian Academy of Sciences' research units. For more information, click here.

- In France, a programme called "PAUSE" has been created. The programme is coordinated by Collège de France. Through this programme it is possible for Ukrainian scientists to apply for financial support for a research stay in France for threee months. 

- The University of Bremen offers scholarships for scientists from Ukraine. Click here for more information.

- Emergency Residencies for Ukrainian scientists and artists have been established in Finland.

- Volkswagen Stiftung offers scholarships to scientists from Ukraine. 

- Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) offers scholarships for Ukrainian scientists. 

- National Institute of Chemistry in Slovenia offers research stays for Ukrainian scholars and PhD students. 

- The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities offers emergency fellowships for Ukrainian researchers. 

- Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematics and Physics in Vienna offers scholarships for Ukrainian Scientists.

- Swiss National Science Foundation is making available 1 millions francs to host researchers from Ukraine at universities in Switzerland as well as supporting them with other measures. Click here to read more.

- Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw offers jobs for ukrainian scientists and PhD students. Click here for more information.

- Aarhus University offers research fellowships for Ukrainian scientists at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies.

- University of Wales offers scholarships for students from Ukraine. 

- Klaipėda University in Lithuania invites Ukrainian medical students to continue their studies there for free, with free accommodation. Click here for more information.

- Students from Ukraine may continue their studies at the University of Helsinki with no entrance exams or fees. Click here for further information. 

- The Austrian Academy of Sciences is offering an emergency call for applications from Ukrainian researchers as part of its academic mobility programme "Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities" (JESH). The aim is to support Ukrainian scientists in temporarily carrying out a scientific project at an Austrian research institution. Click here to read more about JESH-Ukraine. 

- The Association for Political and Legal Anthropology has created a notice board of resources for Ukrainian Scholars. 

- EMBO has launched a list of life scientists (Europe and beyond) who are able to host researchers from Ukraine. 

- The Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) has a list of resources to help displaced scholars from Ukraine. 

- Shevchenko Scientific Society has a list of resources for scholars from Ukraine.

- The Council for At-Risk Academics (Cara) offers different fellowship programmes and more for academics at risk. They also offer opportunities to help/make a donation. Click here to read more about their initiatives in relation to Ukraine.

- Lund University in Sweden presents a list of funding opportunities for Ukrainian researchers interested in working in Sweden.

- The British Academy and the Council for At-Risk Academics (Cara) has announced new fellowships for researchers at risk.

- The European Commission has launched ERA4Ukraine, a portal with information on job opportunities in the EU, recognition of diploma, housing offers etc. 

Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei has created an extraordinary Antonio Feltrinelli Prize for 'an exceptionel enterprise of high moral and humanitarian value for the serious events in Ukraine'. Click here to read more about the terms and conditions of nomination and deadlines. 

- Villum Fonden, the Carlsberg Foundation, and Novo Nordisk Foundation support the scholarship programme Scholars at Risk Ukraine (SARU). The programme is addressed to Ukrainian scienctists affected by the war.

For further initiatives for scholars and students, we recommend that you visit the home page of #ScienceForUkraine. We also refer to the home page of "From Ukraine to Denmark" for those seeking help or looking to help others. On the home page of AidUkraine Denmark you can find help with arranging transportation from Ukraine to Denmark, finding accommodation and more.

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters supports the statements on the war in Ukraine issued by ALLEA, ISC, UAI, and IHRN. Click here to read more.

Click here to view the Danish version of the notice board.