The European Union, its Member States and Europeans across the continent are mobilised in support of people fleeing the war in Ukraine. We are working on all fronts to support Ukraine with assistance, humanitarian aid and civil protection. This specific initiative wants to support researchers of Ukraine by providing them with an overview of all existing actions at European and national levels.
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Find useful information in Israel
Welcome to Israel! We really hope you and your family are safe.
In order to stay in Israel, you must submit an application. Please find here all of the relevant information for those coming to Israel from Ukraine.
You can findmore information here on the legal issues and your options in Israel.
The government provides Ukrainian refugees arriving in Israel with humanitarian aid that includes temporary housing in hotels, basic health insurance, and supplies such as clothing and food, as well as daycare for children and nursing facilities for the elderly.
In addition, each hosting higher education institution provides accommodation services on a personal basis.
General information about job offers and funding opportunities can be found on our Jobs & Funding page. Finding an academic host to host your research stay in Israel is an important first step.
Specific initiatives for Ukrainian Graduate Students
Bar Ilan University
Bar-Ilan University embraces and welcomes all students, lecturers, and researchers from Ukraine and offers special assistance for those in need. In addition, BIU’s International School offers support for current Ukrainian students struggling with the situation.
You can find here more details.
Ben Gurion University
BGU Invites students and scholars who were affected by the war in Ukraine to join their programs. More details here.
The University of Haifa invites graduate students (Master and PhD), postdoctoral researchers and visiting scholars and faculty affected by the war in Ukraine to apply to our Special Visiting Program. Eligible candidates for the Special Visiting Program will be offered accommodation and scholarships. You can apply here.
In addition, a special opportunity for Emergency Fellowship at Haifa Center for German & European Studies. Full details are here.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
In light of the threat to academics in Ukraine, HU is offering temporary academic posts to Ukrainian academics and graduate students, and has invited professors to continue their research at the Hebrew University. More details can be found here.
Technion- Israel Institute of Technology
The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology is opening its doors to undergraduate & graduate students, post-doctoral students, and faculty from Ukraine.
For further details and contact info, click here.
Weizmann Institute of Science
Weizmann Institute has created two special programmes for Ukrainian Graduate Students: one for Visiting Scientists and one for visiting students.
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities is offering to fund up to ten Emergency Fellowships for Ukrainian Researchers throughout the year, to allow them the opportunity to continue their scientific work in Israel. Full details are here.
Tel Aviv University
TAU Launches Emergency Fellowship Fund for Ukrainian Graduate Students: Tel Aviv University hosts students whose studies have been halted due to the unfolding crisis.
You can find here more details.
Open University offers a grant to researchers of 120,000 NIS for 12 months
Below is the information in Hebrew
Emergency scholarships for researchers from Ukraine -hebrew.pdf
Contact the Open University for more details
Ukrainian Honorary Consulate in Jerusalem, Israel
Address: 1 George Washington Street
(+972) 2-571 7614
(+972) 2-566 2541
Head of mission:
Kerzner Ofer, Honorary Consul General
Foreign high-tech experts from the Ukrain:
Starting April 10th, 2022, technology companies can bring to Israel foreign High-tech Experts from the Ukraine (including their families) for up to 90 days, with no Minimum salary limitation.
Further information here.