Fellowship for threatened researchers
Philipp Schwartz Initiative

  Do you know researchers who are not able to do their research due to political prosecution or political unsecurity in their home countries? There is a chance to bringt them to the TUD for a two-year fully funded research stay. Last year the TUD applied for a researcher and received the fellowship fortunately. We will be glad to welcome him and his family very soon on campus. Just a few days ago another application round was announced and we ask you to spread this information. Who is eligible for a Philipp Schwartz fellowship? Threatened researchers from any academic field […]

German Universities unite to provide more support for threatened researchers
Application for supporting fellowships still open

Their countries are plagued by war, the freedom of their research is restricted or they are subject to persecution: in many parts of the world, academics are at risk. But how can we best support these researchers? Can German universities provide a safe haven for them to continue their work? In Bonn last Tuesday, 20 universities and research institutions were founding the German Section of the Scholars at Risk Network (SAR) in order to coordinate a response to these issues and draw attention to infringements of academic freedom. The SAR Germany Section represents Germany in the global Scholars at Risk […]