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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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Ukrainian | українська

Find useful information in Belgium


You just arrived in Belgium & you need a place to stay? 

"If you don't have any place to stay in Belgium (with friends or family), Fedasil will direct you to an accommodation offered by the municipalities of the country."


You are currently staying in Belgium & your residence permit or visa is almost extending?

Please click here for more information.


More general information on other kinds of assistance for Ukrainians in Belgium

Furthermore various 'Welcome to Flanders' sessions will be organized in Ukrainian at the end of March and the beginning of April 2022. You can register for free.

Joboffers for refugees are available @ our Science4Refugees webpage

  • The Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) has launched an initiative aiming at offering 24 postdoctoral research stays (of maximum 12 months) in Belgian Federal Scientific Institutions to Ukrainian researchers. For more information on the application form, on the fellowships and on the eligible scientific institutions, please consult the dedicated portal All additional request, comments or questions should be addressed to .
  • KU Leuven also collected a number of  temporary positions open to fleeing Ukrainian scientists or professionals in their university on their own webpage
  • VITO, an independent Flemish research organisation in the area of cleantech and sustainable development wants to highligt its career opportunities for PhDs and Postdocs.
  • VUBs temporary positions for Ukrainian researchers can be found on the Science for Ukraine-website.
  • UANtwerp encourages Ukrainian academics and professionals to apply for one of the vacancies at the university. The job offers can be found here.
  • On the following webpage you can find a link to a dedicated vacancies page where UGent collects all job offers for refugees. Of course, refugees can also apply here for "regular" vacancies in the different types of personnel at UGent.
  • The SPW Research has set up a special call for applications to host Ukrainian researchers in Wallonia/ Wallonia-Brussels Federation, in the frame the "BEWARE Fellowships 2" : "BEWARE 2022_2_Ukraine"

UCLouvain gathered a number of opportunities open to fleeing Ukrainian scientists or professionals in their university on their website

Link to the webiste of the Embassy of Ukraine in Belgium


30-32, Av. A.Lancaster, B-1180 Bruxelles, Belgique




The war in Ukraine is creating a warm wave of solidarity. Below you will find links to numerous initiatives and relevant information for students and staff offered by our Belgian institutions and beyond:

  • Free daily online trauma and resilience support sessions @ 19h30 for Ukrainians everywhere 
  • On the Science for Ukraine website you'll find current help offers. This website has been established by "a community group of volunteer students and research scientists from academic institutions in Europe and around the world to collect and disseminate information about support opportunities at the university, national, and international level for graduate students and researchers directly affiliated to an academic institution in Ukraine."

A Belgian radio is diffusing information in Ukrainian 24/7. The content is destined to all Ukrainian citizens, those who have already come to Belgium and those who are still abroad. RTBF Ukraine

Member States and Associated countries

The Commission and EU Member States work together at all levels to channel humanitarian and civil protection support to Ukraine and neighbouring countries. Below you can find an overview of the most useful information per country: