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The University of Freiburg’s position on the war in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has evoked great compassion and solidarity. Anyone who would like to help or needs help themselves can find an overview of various offers here.

Those who wish to help

  • The state foundation Deutsches Zentralinstitut für soziale Fragen (DZI – German Central Institute for Social Issues) has compiled an overview of trustworthy aid organizations and donation opportunities for Ukraine.
  • In addition, you can find aid offers and further information about the city of Freiburg: Ukraine Aid website
  • People who would like to offer space for refugees can register, for example, on the Elinor association Website. (Please note: This is a voluntary initiative. Unless otherwise stated, this offer is not coordinated or accompanied by the University of Freiburg and therefore no liability can be assumed).
  • A community group of volunteer students and research scientists from academic institutions in Europe and around the world collects and disseminates information about support opportunities for graduate students and researchers directly affiliated to an academic institution in Ukraine: https://scienceforukraine.eu/ (Please note: This is a voluntary initiative. Unless otherwise stated, this offer is not coordinated or accompanied by the University of Freiburg and therefore no liability can be assumed).
  • The Language Teaching Centre offers a free online Ukrainian language course for host families and volunteers.
  • At https://kurzelinks.de/prk0  scientists worldwide can offer help to Ukrainian scientists. (Please note: This is a voluntary initiative. Unless otherwise stated, this offer is not coordinated or accompanied by the University of Freiburg and therefore no liability can be assumed).
  • Freiburg students who would like to offer accommodation to students from Ukraine can contact the address provided here. (Please note: This is a voluntary initiative. Unless otherwise stated, this offer is not coordinated or accompanied by the University of Freiburg and therefore no liability can be assumed).

Those who require assistance


Ukraine Bridge Fund

The contact person for applications within the framework of the MWK Ukraine Bridge Fund at the University of Freiburg is Ms. Luitgard Scheidler from the International Office: luitgard.scheidler@io.uni-freiburg.de