Welcome refugee researchers and students looking for a suitable job!
DID YOU KNOW THAT THERE ARE EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS OUT THERE WAITING TO HELP YOU?
One of them will be your Research Buddy, ready for scientific discussions in your research field and eager to help you get started in the European Research Community.
DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU COULD CROSS BORDERS WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR CURRENT RESIDENCE?
Your Research Buddy in one of the European Union Member States will help you stay up to date in your field of research.
Frequently asked Questions
Here you’ll find the answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding general matters, matters of service and assistance as well as the Science4Refugees initiative.
Refugee friendly jobs are especially labeled as such within the EURAXESS job search.
Yes, internships for students are covered by the Science4Refugee initiative in conjunction with the EURAXESS portal.
Across Europe there are numerous EURAXESS Centers to provide information on these matters including questions on accommodation for you and your family. To find the EURAXESS Center next to you please click on the link below.
For all matters of recognition and comparison of your international qualifications please refer to the NARIC agency network (National Academic Recognition Information Centers). To find the one of the Country you are currently living in please click on the link below.
The European Commission has launched the Science4Refugees initiative to help refugee scientists and researchers find suitable jobs that both improve their own situation and put their skills and experience to good use in Europe's research system. Science4Refugees matches talented refugees and asylum seekers who have a scientific background with positions in universities and research institutions that are 'refugee-welcoming organisations' and that have suitable positions available, including internships and part-time and full-time jobs.
You’ll benefit from a refugee welcoming network of universities, research organisations and businesses all across Europe that will not only help you to find a suitable job, but to stay up to date in your field of expertise during the asylum process.
EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative providing access to a complete range of information and support services to researchers wishing to pursue their research careers in Europe or stay connected to it.
In conjunction with the Science4Refugees initiative you’ll find a refugee friendly category on the EURAXESS Portal to make finding jobs and opportunities for you as easy as possible.
Science4Refugees is provided free of charge to employers and to refugees. All hiring and compensation for work performed by the applicant is handled directly between the employee and the employer. Responsibility for job advertisements published on this website lies entirely with the employer. Science4Refugees does not perform any background checks on refugees applying for jobs, nor on employers posting job opportunities. Employers and applicants are encouraged to request reference information from each other as needed to establish qualifications, credentials and overall fit between the employer and the applicant.