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Competition for scholarships for researchers from Ukraine

The competition is an expression of solidarity with the Ukrainian academic community and is intended to support the best researchers from Ukraine. The main goal of the competition is to enable researchers to come to the University of Lodz to conduct research, which will consequently contribute to strengthening the scientific potential and development of our University.

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Moreover, these activities are in line with one of the strategic objectives of the University of Lodz, namely increasing the degree of internationalisation.

  • The competition is addressed to individuals holding at least a doctoral degree.
  • Call for applications: from 15 March to 27 March, 2022, until 3 p.m.
  • Planned deadline for resolving the competition: 7 April 2022.
  • The scholarship holder's stay may last from 3 to 6 months, with a possibility of extension and employment under an employment contract in order to continue scientific research at the university of Lodz. The project should be implemented in a continuous mode.

Documents should be sent electronically to magdalena.zalasa@uni.lodz.pl

The competition financing is based on funds from the 2% increased subsidy for the University of Lodz for participation in the Excellence Initiative - Research University competition.


Added on:
15 March 2022; 12:11 (Mariola Wilczak)
Edited on:
15 March 2022; 12:11 (Mariola Wilczak)

See also


Israeli Universities' Emergency Fellowships for Ukrainians

Below is a list of Israeli Universities/institutions of higher learning that offer emergency fellowships for scholars/students from Ukraine. The list will get updated as more universities and departments join in every day. There are also several individual scholars or labs that are willing to offer fellowships. I will update the list when I get more info from them. You can also contact me directly and i will do my best to help you navigate the system: innale@openu.ac.il.


Bar-Ilan University stands with students, lecturers, researchers, and academic staff from Ukraine with special assistance

Bar-Ilan University identifies with the challenging situation that the Ukrainian people are facing, and has therefore established a special fund to assist guest researchers, lecturers, undergraduate and graduate students who come to Bar-Ilan University. We invite Ukrainian students to come study in any of our English language degree programs and to integrate into our existing research groups. Ukrainian and Russian speaking students can be mentored in their native language by Bar-Ilan students, thus ensuring a smoother absorption into campus life. Additionally, the university’s clinic networks are available to provide any necessary emotional, social or legal assistance if so needed.


Art in the Places of Death. An interview with Prof. Halina Taborska

"Halina Taborska's book (...) is a peculiar study of the aesthetics of an anti-humanistic act. In fact it introduces such "aesthetics" to the readers, and we are presented with a very carefully prepared documentation of various objects, material and spatial shapes, "installations", murals, museum organizations and documentary activities. These are various shapes in the public space which mediate our perception of an unimaginable crime or "blinding” shapes that protect us from the damages of seeing it again. By bringing this collection of practices together, the book shows their character and multiplicity. The research material gathered in the publication and the scholarly approach make it a must-read not only in the study of war crimes in Europe, but also in the study of symbolic representation of mass crimes - especially in the field of cultural studies, cultural anthropology and art history.” (Prof. Jan Stanisław Wojciechowski, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw - excerpt from the review on the cover).



#ScienceForUkraine is a community group of volunteer students and research scientists from academic institutions in Europe and around the world. Its mission is to collect and disseminate information about support opportunities at the university, national, and international level for students and researchers directly affected by the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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