Along with the University of Bern, the Medical Faculty stands in solidarity with the Ukraine and its universities.
The Medical Faculty offers a set of measures and recommendations to help those affected:
The document is updated regularly.
Grants for Visiting Scholars from Ukraine – The Call is now open
The Medical Faculty offers grants to visiting scholars (professors and post-doctoral researchers) from Ukraine, to teach and / or to conduct research at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern.
The Medical Faculty of the University of Bern observes the military invasion of Ukraine initiated by the Russian government with the utmost concern and strongly condemns the violation of international law. Our thoughts are wholeheartedly with the Ukrainian people, but also with the courageous Russian scientists and citizens who publicly voice their disagreement with these actions ordered by the Russian government. As an academic institution, we believe that international scientific exchange is a fundamental criterion for peace in Europe and may not be interrupted; especially not in such difficult times of conflict. The Medical Faculty supports the statements of the All European Academies ALLEA and the European network of universities The Guild and in this sense, calls for solidarity of all democratic states and all universities within Europe and urges the Russian government to stop the attack on the sovereign and democratic state of Ukraine and its population.