Due to the large number of applications submitted for the Ukraine Solidarity Emergency Fund and the second call for applications of 2022 (nearly 350 in total), we would like to bring to your attention the increased time required to process the applications submitted and we apologize for this.

We also invite institutions planning to submit any new application for scientists or artists affected by the war in Ukraine to do so in the framework of the next call for applications in September 2022.


PAUSE program supports scientists and artists in exile by facilitating their reception in higher education and research institutions or cultural institutions.

PAUSE program also conducts advocacy activities for the defense of academic and artistic freedom and the respect of human rights.

Next call for applications:

Deadline to submit applications: September 30, 2022


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