On this website, we provide an overview of support offers and information for those affected by the war in Ukraine as well as for Ukrainian and Russian students of the University of Mannheim.
On the website of the City of Mannheim (in German), you can learn more about the latest donation campaign organized by the City of Mannheim and the organization “Mannheim hilft ohne Grenzen” for the city of Chernivtsi in Ukraine, with which the City of Mannheim maintains friendly relations.
As an alternative, we recommend donating to organizations, such as: UN refugee aid, CARITAS, Bündnis Aktion Deutschland hilft, German Red Cross oder Save the Children. For more information on how to help those affected by the war, please see here (in German). The newspaper Mannheimer Morgen has also published an overview about how you can help (in German).
Rooms for free can be offered on www.mannheim.de/unterbringungsangebot or by calling the service hotline for helping refugees from Ukraine at 293 3299.
On startraum-mannheim.de, you can offer private accommodations against payment of a fee.
On www.unterkunft-ukraine.de, you can publish an ad for a place to stay or a room for a specific period of time for free. “Unterkunft Ukraine” is an alliance of several mission-driven organizations supporting solidarity in civic society.
If you have questions on your program, on staying in Germany or on financing your studies, please contact degreeseekingsuni-mannheim.de
On our website, you will also find information on the scholarships offered by the University of Mannheim.
In this video (available in Ukrainian) you will find more information on studying in Baden-Württemberg:
In this video (available in Ukrainian), you will find more information on how to apply for a degree program in Baden-Württemberg:
If you have any questions about applying to the University of Mannheim, please contact degreeseekingsuni-mannheim.de
On our website, you will find detailed information on the programs, admission requirements, application deadlines and the application process as well as the scholarships offered by the University of Mannheim.
For an overview on scholarship options in Germany please click here (in German).
If you already have a university degree that qualifies you for a doctorate and are interested in pursuing a doctorate at the University of Mannheim, take a look at our website for general information on doctorates.
If have questions about pursuing a doctorate at the University of Mannheim and on financing options for doctoral students, please contact researchuni-mannheim.de
The following funding programs are available:
German Research Foundation – Walter Benjamin Program
Refugee researchers can submit a proposal for their own project to be carried out in Germany under the Walter Benjamin Program (Walter Benjamin position). The restriction of the target group to the early post-doc phase that otherwise exists under this program does not apply to refugees. Proposals can be submitted at any time. The funding period is two years and one position will be funded.
Baden-Württemberg fonds for researchers at risk (Baden-Württemberg Fonds für verfolgte Wissenschaftler, website in German)
The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund offers fellowships for doctoral students to stay 12 months at a university in Baden-Württemberg. Applications are accepted at any time.
Forum Transregionale Studien
The Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin has published a call for applications to help researchers from Ukraine who are at risk or had to flee and to enable them to continue their academic work in two interconnected projects. The Forum Transregionale Studien invites researchers to apply for up to 10 fellowships (including 1 post doc position for 16 months, 3 postdoc fellowships for 3 months and up to 5 non-resident fellowships for up to 12 months). The deadline for applications is 29 June 2022.
If you have any questions on funding options at the University of Mannheim, please contact researchuni-mannheim.de
Students may contact the Psychological Counseling Services of the Studierendenwerk Mannheim. First point of contact:
Secretary's office (Ms. Kraft / Ms. Heydenreich)
Phone: +49 621 49072–555
Staff members can contact the psychological counseling services at the Department of Equal Opportunity and Social Diversity:
Phone: +49 621 181-2529
Counseling at the university
For therapy requests, students and staff members can contact the mental health clinic (Psychologische Ambulanz) of the Otto Selz Institute at the University of Mannheim.
If you are looking for a place to stay, please contact the service point established by the City of Mannheim.
On www.unterkunft-ukraine.de, you can search for a place to stay or a room for a specific period of time offered by private individuals for free. “Unterkunft Ukraine” is an alliance of several mission-driven organizations supporting solidarity in civic society.
You can also search for a place to stay on the website Host4Ukraine.
The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees has compiled an overview about essential questions on entering, hosting and supporting people from Ukraine.
The webpage handbookgermany.de bundles information on entry, residence and life in Germany. The page is available in Ukrainian, Russian, English and German.
Here you will find information on the compulsory registration in the City of Mannheim.
For researchers from Ukraine, this collection of links might be useful.
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has set up a National Academic Contact Point.
The national research data infrastructure (Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur, NFDI) has also published a collection of useful links.
EURAXESS, the European information portal for researchers, gives an overview on European and national support programs for refugee researchers.
Click here to find an overview of fellowship options for refugees (in German).
Master's Scholarship Programme by the DAAD: EPOS: Master Scholarship Programme for Ukraine
The Twitter campaign #ScienceForUkraine also provides information on funding options for researchers who fled the war zone.
There is also a website with job offers particularly for Ukrainian refugees.
The Science4refugees initiative supports refugee researchers, no matter where they come from.