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

Im Frühjahr 2022 wird es wieder einen Ukrainisch Aufbaukurs mit Yuliya Mayilo geben!

In the autumn semester of 2021, URIS will offer an online lecture series on the history, politics, society and culture of Ukraine. Don't miss it!

The course of our current Fellow Mikhail Akulov will be about the different national movements within the Russian Revolution of 1917.


Die Anmeldefrist für den kommenden Ukrainisch Aufbaukurs wurde auf den 27. Januar 2022 verlängert. Es ist noch ein Platz frei!

Discussion about the recently published study of our former URIS Fellow Bohdan Tokarskyi

The initiative "Ukrainian Research in Switzerland" (URIS) is calling for applications for two URIS fellowships for the 2022 autumn semester and 2023 spring semester at the University of Basel (Switzerland).