Resources for Ukrainian Students

Updated: Sep 1

Please see the list below for resources related to Ukrainian undergraduate and graduate students.

Article 26 Backpack: UC Davis has provided a “universal human rights tool for academic mobility.” People 18 and over, whose education has been affected by war, conflict, or economic conditions, can have a safe way to store and share their education background, employment history, and professional achievements with universities, scholarship agencies, and employers.


Duolingo: Free language education, available in multiple languages.


Erudera’s List of Universities Helping Ukrainian Students: A list of universities offering "mainly academic support, counseling services, free tuition, meals, and more."


European Student Unions’ Document of Assistance for Ukrainians: The file contains two sheets: ‘Help/Support’ and ‘Transportation,’ which includes information on border crossing.


IIE Emergency Student Fund: IIE's Emergency Student Fund (ESF) provides grants to international college students in the U.S. when natural disasters, war, or other crises threaten their education.


Job Aid Ukraine: This platform "aims to create a suitable environment in which this special group of jobseekers can meet employers who are happy to support." Companies can present themselves as potential employers and offer numerous jobs in various sectors and locations or remote.


keep.meSAFE: Mental health helpline for international students, available in Ukrainian and Russian languages,


NAFSA Immigration Resources for Ukrainians: This page lists immigration and study abroad information resources relevant to individuals impacted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.


Science for Ukraine: A global map of hundreds of sponsored research opportunities, degree programs, and scholars-in-residence programs for academics, PhD students, and potential MA students across a range of academic disciplines.


Transregional Dialogues: Rethinking the Past – Re-imagining the Future: A new future-oriented fellowship program for doctoral students from Ukraine whose work, disrupted by war, needs support. The aim of the Program, which will take place in the Fall of 2022, is to create conditions that would allow participating fellows to continue working on their projects, which will be of particular importance as soon as the war ends.

Ukraine Takes Shelter: An independent platform helping to connect Ukrainian refugees with potential hosts and housing.


Ukrainian Association of Students and associated member unions: Browse this list of international student unions to find groups where you are located that are committed to supporting people studying in Ukraine that are still in the country or have crossed the border.


Ukrainian Global University: A network of educational institutions to rebuild Ukraine through supporting Ukrainian high school and university students with scholarships, fellowships, and post-graduate programs. Apply using this form to be considered for placement at a UGU partner institution.


Ukrainian Scholar Placement Database: List of opportunities for scholastic placement around the world for Ukrainian scholars and students.


United Kingdom Ukraine Extension Scheme: A Ukraine Extension Scheme visa allows you to live, work and study in the UK if you’re Ukrainian, or the family member of someone who is Ukrainian. You can apply to this scheme if you hold any valid UK visa, or hold one that expired on or after 1 January 2022.


United States Special Student Relief: F-1 students can check for suspensions or alterations in regulatory requirements that may include: duration of status, full course of study and off-campus employment eligibility.