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Scholars at Risk

The University of Zurich is a member of the Scholars at Risk organization as well as Scholars at Risk Switzerland Section, founded in 2017. Scholars at Risk is an international network of universities working to safeguard academic freedom and protect researchers (at least PhD) who are under threat. Scholars at Risk works with its global network of higher education institutions around the world to arrange short-term, temporary research and teaching positions for threatened scholars. If you are interested, please contact the START! Study Coordination Office ( or apply directly at Scholars at Risk.

Scholars at Risk

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Solidarity with Ukraine

The University of Zurich condemns Russia’s attack on Ukraine and the grave violation of international law. UZH will do everything in its power to help and support Ukrainian educators, researchers and students. Please find more information about the support measures using this link.

Scholars at Risk on the radio

Listen in to Radio SRF 1 (Rendez-vous) and SRF 2 (Wissenschaftsmagazin) featuring Scholars at Risk Switzerland and the network's efforts to host Afghan researchers.