Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has developed various actions and offerings to support the integration of refugees. Central Website
Support for at-risk academics at post -doctoral level
- Philipp Schwartz Initiative launched by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Fellowships and promotion of the awareness of the scientific community of situations faced by threatened and displaced researchers. Read more
- Scholars at Risk Global Network (SAR)
KIT is one of the twenty founding members of the German Section of SAR, and is also represented in the section's steering group. Read more
SAR's annual report on attacks on higher education communities: Free to Think 2017
- More information on initiatives, platforms and networks in support of refugees and threatened researchers at KIT and other universities or entities - please see here.
- Workshop - Threatened Researchers - The Power of Science. The meeting, which took place on December 12, 2017, 2 pm, was aiming to raise and sustain the awareness about this important topic and to address the needs of this especially vulnerable group of mobile researchers. Even more so we hoped to promote the dialogue and mutual understanding among fellow researchers and fathom out the possibilities of supporting threatened researchers e.g. via networks such as the Humboldt network.
Program. Report. Panel Speakers. Photos.