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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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Find useful information in Austria

On #ScienceForUkraine you will find a wide range of paid academic positions for scientists (PhD student or above) and students.


MSCA4Ukraine Fellowship Scheme

As part of the EU’s response to the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine, a new dedicated fellowship scheme - MSCA4Ukraine - will provide support to displaced researchers from Ukraine. The fellowships are open to all domains of research and innovation. Applications must be submitted by prospective host organisations on behalf of a displaced researcher(s) from Ukraine. Host organisations can be academic or non-academic organisations in any EU Member State or Horizon Europe Associated Country. Here you will find hosting offers (select Country: Austria).


After 24 February 2022, various funding programmes for students and researchers from Ukraine have been implemented in Austria. However, the application deadline for many programmes has already passed. Students from Ukraine have the possibility to receive a subsidy from the Social Funds of the Austrian Students Union (ÖH). Researchers in Natural and Health Sciences can apply for the FEBS | Ukrainian Short-Term Fellowship.


Here you will find further job offers for researchers and students in Austria.

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: