Advisor for international doctoral candidates and researchers

Linda Book

+49 (0)441 798-2156

A12 03-319

National Academic Contact Point Ukraine

The DAAD has installed a website to provide orientation in Germany and especially in the German higher education and research system which also includes current help offers in academia.

At-risk and refugee scientists

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg supports at-risk and refugee scientists by realising temporary research opportunities through the funding programmes below. By joining the international network Scholars at Risk at the beginning of 2022, the University of Oldenburg is also officially showing solidarity with researchers around the world who are threatened and persecuted due to their research activities, their commitment to academic freedom, armed conflicts in the country or other reasons.

Researchers cannot hand in applications themselves. If you are in contact with researchers at risk, would like to host such a guest in your institute or are affected by risk yourself, please contact the International Office as soon as possible.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation provides an overview of general information and measures.

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation continuously updates a list of individuals and institutions that enable researchers endangered by the war in Ukraine to work at their institute.

The current call for proposals of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative for researchers at risk has expired on 18th March 2022. As soon as there is information about another call for proposals, we will inform you here.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

National Academic Contact Point Ukraine: Orientation in Germany and in the German higher education and research system as well as help offers for Ukrainian students and researchers

The DAAD offers an overview of current measures and support services.

The university can nominate doctoral students or those interested in doing a doctorate for the Hilde Domin Programme.

German Research Foundation (DFG)

Refugees and researchers at risk can be integrated into projects already funded by the DFG by submitting an additional proposal.


A collection of specific research and job opportunities around the world.

(Changed: 10 Aug 2022)