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Remote Fellowships for Researchers from Ukraine in Germany

The Remote Fellowships for Researchers from Ukraine from the Hanse-Wirtschaftskolleg – Institute for Advanced Study (HWK) support researchers from Ukraine whose research is hampered due to the war in Ukraine. The fellowships are location independent and are intended to enable researchers to continue their scientific work.


Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent and worked at a Ukrainian university or research institute, before the war. The funding period is six to ten months, with the funding amount being €1,500 per month (approximately USD $1,565 / CAD $2,010). The assessment process is ongoing and applicants are encouraged to apply at any time.

For further information, please follow the link below.

Research scholarships for young candidates of sciences

This is an opportunity to continue your research activities at the University of Konstanz in Germany. Young Ukrainian scientists who suffered as a result of Russia's war against Ukraine will be able to receive a scholarship of 2,000 euros and for six months to work on research, use the library and their own workplace in the office of the institute. You can come with your family.


The scholarship is administered by the Zukunftskolleg — the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Konstanz. This is one of thousands of EU opportunities for Ukraine.

For further information, eligibility and application, please follow the link below.

Youth exchange "One 2 One"

The main goal of this training is for youth leaders to acquire the skills necessary to work with young people in the form of "one-2-one" interaction.


Location: Bonn, Germany


Dates: October 3-9, 2022


Eligibility: Youth workers and/or youth leaders, coaches, educators, etc.:

• who have at least 1 year of experience working with youth (in local youth work or in the context of international mobility);

• motivated to expand their competence in the field of work with young people;

• over 18 years of age;

• with fluent spoken English.

Financing: The German National Agency covers accommodation and food expenses.

For further information and registration, please follow the link below.

One-Year Fellowship

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is offering a one-year fellowship for researchers (m/f/d) in economic sociology or political economy.

The fellowship is intended for researchers who were working at an academic and/or research institution in Ukraine in February 2022 and have been displaced by the war.

Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae and a research proposal outlining a project to be pursued at the MPIfG (up to 3 pages).

Selection will be based on a record of scholarly excellence and a job interview. The selected researcher will have an office at the MPIfG and is expected to actively participate in the intellectual life of the Institute. Residence in the Cologne area for the period of the fellowship is required.

The MPIfG conducts basic research on the governance of modern societies. It aims to develop an empirically based theory of the social and political foundations of modern economies by investigating the interrelation between social, economic, and political action. Building on the disciplinary traditions of sociology and political science, the Institute’s research program aims to combine and develop the approaches of new economic sociology and comparative and international political economy.

For further information and application directives, please visit the link below.

Undergraduate Scholarship

Bard College Berlin provides ten scholarships for students from Ukraine. Full scholarships cover tuition, accommodation and meals.


Bard College Berlin is a private non-profit German-American College of the Humanities that offers four-year bachelor's programs taught in English. The university is accredited in Germany through the Wissenschaftsrat and in the United States by the Higher Education Commission.

For further information, please follow the link below. 

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin


In order to support students from Ukrainian universities who have fled the ongoing war, HTW Berlin will be offering study places (one or two semesters) in its German and English-taught study courses starting winter semester 2022/23.

The financial support will be provided by the Erasmus+ programme with individual grants of approx. 1000 EUR per month for a maximum duration of 12 months.

In addition to the English course offering for incoming students, most of the German-taught courses at HTW Berlin are available for a study visit as well, whereas the specific options can be found via the link below. 

Successful applicants also will have access to various support services, such as Welcome Weeks, the Student Buddy Programme or the Local Erasmus Initiative. Furthermore, they can also be considered (depending on availability) for accommodation in student residences.

If you are interested in a study placement including a scholarship, you can register by May 20, 2022

For further information and application directives please follow the link below.

The Dubnow Institute


The Dubnow Institute (Leipzig) offers

1) short-term fellowships for Ukrainian researchers of Jewish Studies/History for up to 3 months

2) to host Ukrainian Researchers with support by Volkswagenstiftung; Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Philipp Schwartz-Initiative; DFG: Walter-Benjamin-Programm

Email Margarita Lerman for more details by copying the link below.

Max Planck Society

Scholarships & Funding

Max Planck Society provides funds at with the least possible amount of bureaucracy, to enable Ukrainian scientists associated with Max Planck Institutes to continue their work with the support of local scholarship programmes.

Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology (Munich) offers funding to Ukrainian students and scholars in all career stages, in the areas of Infection Biology, Immunology, Microbiology and more.

Email Dr. Igor Iatsenko for more information by copying the link below.

The University of Resources

Scholarships & Accommodation Assistance

In order to be able to support academics from Ukraine at short notice, the DAAD is making existing programmes more flexible with the aim of

  •  extending the stays of Ukrainians who are already in Germany in an uncomplicated way

  •  enabling Ukrainians who have already been selected for a scholarship to start their scholarship at an earlier date

  • enabling former scholarship holders to be re-invited to Germany

  • to be able to offer preparatory language and subject courses as quickly and unbureaucratically as possible

  • enabling universities in DAAD-funded projects to flexibly use funds for academics from Ukraine.

This university is based in Freiberg.

For more information visit the link below.

The Leibniz Institute of European History

Fellowships for doc. and post-doc. researchers

The IEG Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to pursue your individual PhD project while living and working at the Institute in Mainz. The monthly stipend is € 1,350 for doctoral students and € 1,800 for postdocs. Additionally, you can apply for family or child allowance.

For more information, application requirements and deadlines, visit the link below.

Berlin Mathematics Research Center

Fellowships for master's degree or higher

The special fellowship program is an offer for refugees from Ukraine in the Berlin area that hold a master’s degree or higher in mathematics or a closely related field and have pursued mathematical research at a university or other academic institution in Ukraine within the past year. 

The aim of the program is to enable refugees to continue their research and start new collaborations at one of the mathematics institutes of the universities FU Berlin, HU Berlin, and TU Berlin, as well as the non-university institutes Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS) and Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB). A fellowship comes with a monthly stipend for 3-6 months to cover the cost of living in or around Berlin. The stipend is roughly between 1400 and 2400 Euro per month, depending on qualification and family situation.

Visit the link below for further information and application requirements. 


Freie Universität Berlin

Short-term Support Fund

Freie Universität Berlin has decided to establish a short-term “Ukraine Emergency Fund” to provide support during this transitional and turbulent period, for example for Ukrainian students who won’t be returning home at this time, but whose official stay at Freie Universität is coming to an end. This support is also available for others (not just students).

For the full communique from the university and further information, follow the link below. 

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Social & Academic Support for Students and Academics

Within the "Refugees Welcome @ HU" programme and Humboldt-Universität's membership with "Scholars at Risk", Ukrainian academics and students will receive intensive visa support as well as social and academic support in crisis situations. The HU will make every effort to bring academics and students to the HU within the framework of sponsorship programmes so that they can complete their training and advance their research projects in Berlin.

For further information, please follow the link below. 

The Ruhr University Bochum

Research Stays & Visiting Professorships

Centre for Religious Studies (CERES) at Bochum, Germany have established a support program for Ukrainian researchers and other colleagues directly affected by the war and Russian repression.

CERES finances research stays and visiting professorships of up to six months. Within the framework of the funding, the visiting researchers work together with other colleagues in one of their research groups. The funding applies to all career stages, from doctoral students to visiting professors, and includes both travel expenses and a monthly amount to cover the costs of accommodation and living expenses.

CERES would like to offer affected researchers the opportunity to continue their research in a safe environment and to show them future career paths.

Follow the link below for further information and contacts. 

Volkswagen Foundation

Research Scholarship

The Institute of Health Economics, the Institute of Economic Policy and the Institute of Labour Economics of the Leibniz University Hannover offer support for 3 Ukrainian researchers in economics who fled to Germany to apply for a scholarship (6-12 months) at the VolkswagenStiftung

The requirements

  1. Ph.D. in economics

  2. Previous research fits into the research focus of the institutes (economic policy, education, labour, health, applied micro, applied econometrics)

  3. The researchers are motivated to integrate into the research groups

  4. For the scholarship of the VolkswagenStiftung: The researchers were based in Ukraine when the Russian attacks started. 

The VolkswagenStiftung offers 100 scholarships for researchers who are supported from a German university (applications need to be submitted jointly by the university management and the host researcher(s) in Germany). 

For further information and application directories, follow the link below. 



The German Federal Environmental Foundation has launched a special fellowship programme to support university graduates from Ukraine to work on topics related to environmental protection and nature conservation. The programme is aimed at graduates living in or have fled Ukraine with a good or very good Master's degree as well as current PhD students. Good English and/or German language skills are a prerequisite for application. The fellowship enables a six to twelve-month research and training stay in German research institutions, environmental authorities, NGOs or companies to gain experience in various fields of environmental protection and nature conservation. During the fellowship, the DBU offers an extensive programme consisting of seminars, events and workshops. The grant also includes at least one intensive German course. 

Please follow the link below for further information. 

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt


Polycentricity and Plurality of Premodern Christianities (POLY) is a Project of the Goethe- University Frankfurt am Main funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

POLY offers five scholarships to Ukrainian historians who are forced to leave their country. Scholarships consist of 3000 € per month each and are initially limited to four months. They address post-doctoral scholars in medieval and early modern history with a focus on religious plurality.

There is no deadline and no formal application. If you are interested, please follow the link below for contacts in Ukrainian and German. 

German Archaeological Institute

Scholarships & Fellowships

Under this topic the German Archaeological Institute offers several short-term fellowships for young scholars. With these fellowships, we also want to specifically support at-risk colleagues from Ukraine to conduct research at one of the DAI sites in Germany or abroad, and we expressly welcome their applications.

German and foreign researchers holding a degree in the field of archaeology or a closely related discipline are eligible to apply. Preference is given to young researchers, i.e. PhD candidates and PostDocs within 4 years after obtaining their PhD (calculated from the fellowship‘s date of commencement), and Ukrainian colleagues. The fellowship may be conducted at any of the DAI’s departments or commissions. Depending upon the development of the currently still ongoing COVID-19-pandemic, fellows may also work from home. Such an arrangement requires an agreement with the DAI department or commission providing the fellowship. Remuneration is set at 2.050.-€ for PostDocs and 1.500.-€ for PreDocs. Further details are provided in the DAI guideline for fellowships.

For further information, please follow the link below.

Technische Universität München

Fellowships for Researchers

It is anticipated that numerous researchers will be forced to leave their home country of the Ukraine in order to bring themselves and their families to safety. In response, TUM has established a fellowship program to provide scholarships for an initial six-month research stay. The program is organized by the TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS), which has been bringing international scientists to TUM for research stays for ten years now.

The fellows will be provided with office space at the TUM-IAS in Garching and will conduct research on promising projects in cooperation with a TUM professor. The fellows and their families will also be provided with accommodation.

Please email the information desk for further information, by copying the link below.

Ukrainian Free University

Master's and PhD Stipends

Ukrainische Freie Universität in Munich provides scholarships to Ukrainian students for free education.


Faculty of State and Economic Sciences:

  • Management of enterprises and organisations

  • Politics

  • Science of law

  • International relations


Faculty of Philosophy:

  • Psychology

  • Pedagogy

  • Philosophy

  • History

  • Art history


Faculty of Ukrainian Studies:

  • Ukrainian studies

  • Ukrainian language and literature


The main prerequisites for entry are:

  • Completed higher education (bachelor's / master's degree);

  • Average score in the profile disciplines not lower than "B" ("good" / 80 points);

  • Knowledge of German or English at the level of comprehension of text.

For further information and application directives please follow the link below. 

Technische Universität München

Undergraduate & Master's Scholarships

Technical University of Munich provides free education (per year), housing, social scholarships and the opportunity to attend language courses. You can study English or German.


Starting in the summer semester of 2022, the Technical University of Munich will offer an integration program for people who cannot take up or continue their studies due to the war in Ukraine.

Participants will be able to attend courses at TUM, take exams for self-assessment, and thus get a professional orientation in the university environment.

Registration for the integration program in summer 2022 is open from 7 April  2022 to 27 May 2022. For further information about the programme and registration process, please follow the link below. 


Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences

Undergraduate & Master's 50-100% Tuition Fee Waivers

All people deserve equal access to the future. In congruence with their mission and values, Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences (Berlin) is offering scholarships for both Bachelor's and Master's Degree programs to those affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

The university is offering 24 scholarships in total to Bachelor's and Master's Degree applicants affected by the crisis in Ukraine for a total of 291.900 Euros.

Specialties that the scholarship is available to are:

  • Social Sciences

  • Engineering & Technology

For further information and application directives, please follow the link below.


SRH University Heidelberg

100% Tuition Fee Waiver 

SRH University Heidelberg provides free tuition to Ukrainian students.



  • Ukrainian citizenship

  • Proficiency in English B2 or German C1, depending on the language of instruction

  • High average grades score

  • Cover letter: “Why are you interested in studying at SRH University Heidelberg?”

  • Letter of enrollment



  • Social sciences 

  • Engineering and technology 

  • Medical and health sciences

For further information and application directories, please follow the link below. 


Bucerius Law School

Master of Law and Business (LLM / MLB) Free Tuition

Bucerius Law School provides two full scholarships to Ukrainians who will enter the Master of Law and Business program in the 2022-2023 academic year. Teaching is provided in English.


The university is located in one of the most economically attractive and comfortable cities in Germany. Each year, 40 students from all over the world study for the master's program. Course selection, administrative assistance and material support are at a very high level. Library, cafeteria, rooms for group tasks, napping room, gym - all for comfortable and enjoyable learning. The best specializations and courses - legal tech, arbitration, entrepreneurship.


Available specialisations are legal tech, arbitration and entrepreneurship. Tuition fees are normally 22,000 euros and now two Ukrainians will be able to join this program for free.

For further information, please follow the link below. 


EU Business School

30% Tuition Fee Waiver

EU Business School delivers an outstanding business education on its campuses located in vibrant, cosmopolitan cities as well as online. High-level academics, consultants, entrepreneurs and business leaders teach EU’s innovative business programs in English to a multicultural student body of 100+ nationalities. Immersed in real-world business environments through company visits and guest speaker events, among others, students gain privileged insights into how companies really work, giving them a competitive edge in today’s fast-paced business world.

EU Business School is ready to waive up to 30% of its tuition fees across all its campuses for Ukrainian students. In Germany, the school's campus is located in Munich. Campuses are also located in Switzerland and Spain (Barcelona).

For further information, please contact Maria Esther Heredia, the regional recruitment manager, via the email below.

NGO "Ecosphere"

Expenses Paid Youth Camp

Dates: May 26 - June 7, 2022

Location: Hanover, Germany

Topic: how to develop your own campaigns: develop the concept, strategy and tactics of the campaign, involve the public, be an active part of society. 


The project covers the costs of travel, accommodation and meals for participants.


Member profile:

⁃ youth 18-25 (possibly up to 30);

⁃ level of English language proficiency - not lower than B1.

Apply and find further information via the link below.

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