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.
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:
The Science4Refugees initiative and the EURAXESS portal provide research refugee friendly internships, part-time and full-time jobs, and access to an European Research Community. Researchers of Ukraine are eligible to benefit from the Science4Refugees initiative without the need of holding the refugee status.
President von der Leyen’s page in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
This page outlines the role of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Guidelines for the Inclusion of Researchers at Risk.
Classrooms and school administrations across the continent have mobilised to express solidarity with Ukraine.
The European Research Council (ERC) has appealed to its grantees to provide temporary employment to refugee researchers and support staff from Ukraine. The information on possible job opportunities will be progressively published on the ERC website.
The COST Programme provides funding for establishing research and innovation networks. All researchers, irrespective of their physical location, affiliated to Ukrainian legal entities, are eligible to receive COST funding. Researchers can apply for short-term research stays, Virtual Networking Tools and/or join any Action Working Group via an easy online procedure. Researchers, who are new to COST, are invited to explore the running COST Actions. Read here the COST statement about Ukraine.
EIT Health’s network is supporting hospitals in Ukraine with medical supplies through its Ukraine Appeal’ with their partners, offering jobs and scholarships for colleagues and students and caring for patients.
Are you a EU or Ukrainian SME which suffered from heavy loss of import/export market due to the current geopolitical situation? The Enterprise Europe Network “Supply Chain Resilience” platform will provide you with a partner matchmaking tool to help you overcome your urgent needs and any disruption to your value chain. The platform offers the opportunity to make targeted and time-efficient contacts with all actors in industry, academia and government.
The European Commission is determined to support the Ukrainian people and to provide all available assistance in the field of education and training and beyond in these extremely challenging times. Read more here.
Other support initiatives
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