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.

About URIS

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

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Fellowship

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

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Network

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

Ein Kursangebot der Volksshochschulen beider Basel im Januar/Februar 2023 mit prominenter Beteiligung von URIS. In verschiedenen Vorträgen wird der russische Angriffskrieg gegen die Ukraine, dessen Geschichte und Konsequenzen von Expert*innen beleuchtet.

In this CEES workshop (University of Zurich), experts (including two URIS fellows) will explore the manifold consequences of the war for Ukrainian society, as well as taking perspectives from the South Caucasus into account.

Im Herbstsemester 2022 findet die zweite URIS Ringvorlesung statt, dieses Mal mit einer Einführung zur Geschichte der Ukraine.

News

Die Ausstellung des Historischen Museums in Basel wird ab dem 22. November 2022 um drei Objekte und die persönlichen Fluchtgeschichten dreier Zeitzeuginnen aus der Ukraine erweitert.

URIS has been acquiring academic literature on various topics of history, politics, society and culture of Ukraine for some time. You can now view this collection online.

The initiative "Ukrainian Research in Switzerland" (URIS) is calling for applications for two URIS fellowships for the 2023 autumn semester and 2024 spring semester at the University of Basel (Switzerland).