The academic initiative "Ukrainian Research in Switzerland" (URIS) fosters Ukrainian expertise in Switzerland.

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The objectives of the initiative URIS are to make a long-term contribution to furthering Ukrainian expertise in Switzerland, to foster the next generation of scholars, and to contribute to the international networks of Switzerland-based university research on Ukraine.

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Learn more about the objectives, the vision and the funding of the initiative “Ukrainian Research in Switzerland”.

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The Fellowship Program of URIS is a core component of the initiative.

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The URIS website presents an overview of ongoing Ukraine research projects in the humanities, cultural studies and social sciences.

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Upcoming Events

Unser Ukrainisch II findet ab September bis Dezember 2023, dienstags von 12.15–14.00 Uhr statt. Jetzt anmelden!


On 25 May URIS held a workshop "Russia's War in Ukraine: Migration, Identity, and Belonging" devoted to various dimensions of the migration process caused by Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Our URIS Fellow Marta Havryshko is organizing a workshop for May 25, 2023 at the Department of History of the University of Basel (14.00-17.30h)

Am 25. April 2023 hat die Universität Basel eine Podiumsdiskussion organisiert, die zwei Auftritten von Daniele Ganser im Basler Stadtcasino einen kritischen Rahmen setzen wollten. Hier finden Sie Aufzeichnung und Rückblick des Events.