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Refugee Researchers from Ukraine


We have compiled information on the support of refugee researchers from Ukraine here.

For Postdoctoral Researchers Affected by the War in Ukraine and BeyondCall for Applications: Fedor Stepun Fellowship - 6-months Postdoc Fellowships

The Zimin Foundation provides financial resources to fund the “Fedor Stepun Fellowship Program”. With this, we can support postdoctoral researchers affected by the war in Ukraine and beyond.

The program provides eight (8) postdoctoral fellowships for researchers from all scientific fields who were forced to leave their countries due to political persecution in regard to the ongoing war in Ukraine. The duration of each fellowship is 6 months. Each of the eight fellowships is endowed with 2,000 € per month.

For further information and the application process please visit:

Fedor Stepun Fellowship

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