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Current news: Information and support services for

Ukrainian and Russian researchers

­Universities and non-university ­research institutions have ­reacted clearly and unitedly to the attack on ­Ukraine, emphasizing that they stand in ­full solidarity with ­Ukraine and that Putin's war cannot be justified by anything.

On this page you can find ­support services, ­important ­information and contact points.

Current ­press releases and statements of TU Dortmund University

Support services at TU Dortmund University

  • The Welcome Services for ­international ­researchers ­support the ­planning and implementation of a research stay.
  • Thanks to the ­support of the ­Association of Friends of TU ­Dortmund­ University, Bachelor's, Master's and doctoral students of TU ­Dortmund­ University who ­are in need ­due to the current crisis in ­Ukraine can ­be ­supported with up to 500 EUR each within the ­framework of an emergency aid.

External support programs

Further information

  • The portal germany4ukraine of the ­Federal Ministry of ­the Interior and Homeland (BMI) bundles ­information and offers of assistance as well as ­questions and answers on entering the country from Ukraine.
  • The initiative #ScienceForUkraine bundles European and worldwide offers of help for ­students ­and ­scientists.
  • The ­international Scholars At Risk­ network ­organizes ­research and teaching assignments for refugee ­researchers ­and ­offers­ on-site assistance.
  • The network EURAXESS Germany provides further support and information for Ukranian researchers.
Arriving well in Dortmund

Information and offers

There are ­various contact points in Dortmund which provide ­important ­information and assistance for new arrivals. Please note that most of the websites listed below are only available in German.

  • The information portal of the city of Dortmund ­summarizes­ the most important information on­ residence and social law­, also in Ukrainian and Russian language.
  • The Volunteer Agency (Freiwilligenagentur) bundles ­opportunities to get ­involved or ­receive­ support­.
Dortmunder U in the evening © Jürgen Huhn​/​TU Dortmund