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KIT receives Funding for Philipp Schwartz Fellowship for Displaced Foreign Researchers

Successful Concept of KIT to Support Threatened Scientists


KIT’s concept to support threatened scholars, primarily developed by the International Scholars and Welcome Office (IScO), has as its key objective the profound integration of displaced researchers into the scientific community and their new surroundings and will be implemented through a comprehensive assistance adapted to the special needs of threatened scientists by the hosting institute, IScO, and other departments and service providers at KIT. Apart from raising awareness of the special situation of fled researchers, the main focus lies on the scientific potentials of refugees.
In the context of the successful concept, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology can now award a Philipp Schwartz Fellowship to a threatened scientist which enables him to do research at KIT for the duration of two years and to develop new perspectives in science with the support of his hosting institute.

Press release of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation 
Press release of KIT 



Philipp Schwartz Initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation:

3rd Call (Currently Open):

Universities and research institutions are invited to nominate candidates for fellowships including subsidies of up to 3,500 Euro/month. 

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