Providing sanctuary and assistance to more than 300 threatened scholars worldwide, every year
Scholars at Risk protects scholars suffering grave threats to their lives, liberty and well-being by arranging temporary research and teaching positions at institutions in our network as well as by providing advisory and referral services.
Investigating and speaking out against attacks on higher education communities
Scholars at Risk has established several initiatives to identify, document and take action in response to attacks on scholars, students and their higher education communities.
Empowering scholars and students to promote #free2think campuses
Around the world, the space for free inquiry and expression is shrinking. Scholars at Risk convenes faculty, students and higher education community members to discuss global and regional academic freedom climates and to develop solutions that strengthen the university space.
“Iranians studying abroad have taken to the streets in solidarity with the student-led, anti-government protests that erupted across Iran in September, while efforts have begun to protect Iranian scholars involved in the uprising. […] Scholars at Risk told The PIE News that