Host a scholar

Posted April 15, 2016

Dr. Rana Mustafa, SAR Scholar of Food Science from Syria

SAR invites member institutions to welcome threatened scholars temporarily to campus as professors, researchers, lecturers, visiting scholars, post-docs, graduate fellows or students.

SAR’s How to Host handbook  provides details about the hosting process, best practices and other helpful resources.

Scholar candidates are nominated to SAR by member institutions or partners, or apply directly. Materials for qualifying candidates are circulated to Network members via private mailing lists, and members are encouraged to contact SAR for additional information, review this information, and consider hosting a visitor whenever a suitable candidate is identified. Network members always retain final selection authority over whether to invite any candidate and over which candidates to consider. Network members are also encouraged to identify candidates themselves through their faculty and other links by nominating cases to SAR.

Each visit is arranged on a case-by-case basis, with the exact terms of the visit adjusted according to the needs and abilities of the scholar and of the inviting institution. Visits range from 3 months to 2 years, with the average visit lasting for one academic year (9-12 months). During the visits, scholars may teach, research, lecture or study depending on the needs of the host institution and the terms established for the visit.

SAR asks host institutions, wherever possible, to identify funding to support the visit. Funding sources include central administration, departments, teaching funds, scholarships, private donors, community groups and foundations. SAR will assist interested hosts in identifying potential funding sources.

If you would like to refer a scholar to SAR for our review, please write: hostingatSAR@nyu.edu

SAR is also aware of scholars who are seeking remote fellowships, due to restrictions on their travel. Learn more about how you can assist in providing these here.

Contact us to receive detailed information on one of the below scholars:

Case IDDegreeFieldRisk/StatusSeeking placement
Afghanistan-558MA, PhD in progressAgricultural EconomicsGeneral/situational risk; Threat of arrest/violence (Displaced)Canada
Afghanistan-687MAPublic NutritionGeneral/situational risk; Threat of arrest/violence (Displaced)United States
Afghanistan-721MAPsychologyGeneral/situational risk; Threat of arrest/violenceNorth America
Afghanistan-784MAEconomicsGeneral/situational riskGermany
Afghanistan-811MScCivil EngineeringGeneral/situational riskGermany
Afghanistan-836MDMedicine and Public HealthGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-838MScBiochemistryGeneral/situational riskSweden; Europe
Afghanistan-842MAEducationGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-854PhDWater Resource Management; EngineeringGeneral/situational riskUnited States
Afghanistan-888PhD/MDDermatology; VenereologyGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-1049PhDAgricultureGeneral/situational risk (Displaced)Italy
Afghanistan-1072PhD in progressCivil EngineeringGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-1093PhDCivil and Environmental EngineeringGeneral/situational riskUnited States
Afghanistan-1112PhDInternational RelationsGeneral/situational riskGermany
Afghanistan-1163MAEducation; SociologyGeneral/situational risk; Threat of Arrest/ViolenceNorth America
Afghanistan-1173PhDAgriculture; Plant ScienceGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Europe
Afghanistan-1247PhD in progressInternational Relations; Conflict ResolutionGeneral/situational riskCanada
Afghanistan-1257PhDTheoretical PhysicsGeneral/situational riskCanada
Afghanistan-1264PhDEnvironmental ScienceGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-1333PhDAgriculture; EntomologyGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-1358MAEducation/ManagementGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Europe
Afghanistan-1404PhDPathologyGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand
Afghanistan-1462PhD in progressPersian LiteratureGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-1588MALaw and Human RightsGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Europe, Australia
Afghanistan-1605PhD in progressFinance; EconomicsGeneral/situational riskNorway; Europe
Afghanistan-1737MA, PhD in progressEducation; PsychologyGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-1783MScBiophysicsGeneral/situational risk (Displaced)North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand
Afghanistan-1815MScPhysicsGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Europe
Afghanistan-1902MASociologyGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-1918MAPrivate LawGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-2070PhD in progressPolitical Science; Islamic Law and CultureGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-2072MA & PractitionerEconomics; JournalismGeneral/situational riskSwitzerland
Afghanistan-2098MS & PractitionerEnvironmental ProtectionGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Australia
Afghanistan-2104PhDChemistry; Environmental EngineeringGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Europe, Oceania
Afghanistan-2109PhDAgriculture; EntomologyGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Afghanistan-2121PhDLawGeneral/situational riskNorth America, Europe
Afghanistan-2139PhDCivil EngineeringGeneral/situational risk; Harassment/intimidationAnywhere
Bahrain-517MA & PractitionerHuman rightsThreat of arrest/violence; Surveillance/censorship (Displaced)Europe
Burma-559PhDSoil EcologyThreat of arrest/violence; Loss of position/profession; General/situational Risk (Displaced)Switzerland
Burma-570PhDPublic HealthThreat to life/person with other human rights trigger; Imprisonment/facing charges; Threat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidationLoss of position/profession (Displaced)Norway
Ethiopia-685PhDEconomicsLoss of position/profession; Surveillance/censorship; Threat of arrest/violence
(Displaced)
United States
Ethiopia-702PhDEnvironmental PlanningThreat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidation; Discrimination; General/situational risk (Displaced)North America, Europe, Africa
Ethiopia-720PhDInternational RelationsGeneral/situational risk; Harassment/intimidationWashington, D.C. (DMV)
Ethiopia-731PhDMathematics; StatisticsGeneral/situational risk; Harassment/intimidationAustralia, North America, Europe
Ethiopia-751PhDEducation and Lifelong Learning SciencesImprisonment/facing charges; Threat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidation; Loss of position/profession; Surveillance/censorshipNorth America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Oceania
Ethiopia-765PhDEnvironment and Climate Change ResilienceThreat to life/person with other human rights trigger; Threat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidation; Loss of position/profession; Surveillance/censorshipAnywhere
Ethiopia-767PhDAdministrative ManagementGeneral/situational risk; Harassment/intimidation Threat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidation; Loss of position/profession; Surveillance/censorship; (Displaced)Sweden
Ethiopia-773PhDSoil Science; Natural Resource ManagementGeneral/situational risk; Loss of position/profession; Imprisonment/facing chargesAnywhere
Ethiopia-774PhDPharmaceutical SciencesGeneral/situational risk; Harassment/intimidationBelgium
Iran-845PhDMechanical EngineeringImprisonment/Facing Charges; Threat of Arrest/Violence; Harassment/Intimidation (Displaced)Australia
Iran-900PhDEnglish LiteratureLoss of position/profession; Harassment/intimidation; Surveillance/censorship (Displaced)Canada
Iran-901PhDNuclear PhysicsHarassment/intimidation; Surveillance/censorship; Threat of arrest/violence (Displaced)Sweden
Iran-904PhDPolitical ScienceThreat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidation; Surveillance/censorshipNorth America
Nigeria-554PhDScience EducationLoss of Position/ProfessionCanada
Pakistan-625PhDHistoryHarassment/intimidation; Surveillance/censorship; Threat of arrest/violence; Threat to life/person with other human rights triggerAnglophone countries: North America, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand
Russia-626PhDRussian LiteratureThreat of Arrest/Violence; Harassment/Intimidation (Displaced)Europe
Russia-632PhDMolecular Biology; GeneticsThreat of arrest/violenceAnywhere
Syria-835PhDAgricultural StudiesHarassment/ intimidation; Loss of position/profession; Threat of arrest/violence (Displaced)Canada
Syria-875PhDMarketing; Ethics of Persuasive TechnologyGeneral/Situational Risk; Threat of Arrest/ViolenceFinland
Syria-971PhDEngineering Management and ConstructionGeneral/situational risk; Threat of arrest/violenceNorth America, Europe, Australia
Syria-986PhDMaterials Science and Engineering; CeramicsGeneral/Situational Risk; Threat of Arrest/ViolenceNorth America, Europe
Syria-1002PhDAgricultural EconomicsGeneral/Situational Risk; Threat of Arrest/Violence; Harassment/IntimidationNorth America, Europe, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
Turkey-778PhDSociology, Gender StudiesThreat of Arrest/Violence; Harassment/Intimidation; Loss of
Position/Profession (Displaced)
Norway
Turkey-1177PhDMathematicsLoss of Position; Threat of Arrest/Violence (Displaced)Norway
Turkey-1269PhDChemistryImprisonment/facing charges; Threat of arrest/ violence; Loss of position/profession (Displaced)Canada
Turkey-1321PhDHuman Geography, Migration StudiesImprisonment/ facing charges; Threat of arrest/ violence; Loss of position/ profession (Displaced)Belgium
Ukraine-537PhDPhilosophyGeneral/situational risk; Threat of arrest/violence (Displaced)Ireland
Ukraine-583PhDTranslation StudiesGeneral/situational risk (Displaced)Europe
Ukraine-592PhDHistory of LawGeneral/situational risk (Displaced)Europe
Ukraine-645PhDEconomics; MathematicsGeneral/situational risk (Displaced)Switzerland, Europe
Ukraine-789PhDAmerican and European LiteratureGeneral/situational risk (Displaced)Italy, Europe
Yemen-540PhDBiotechnologyGeneral/situational risk (Displaced)United States
Yemen-545PhDBiochemistryGeneral/situational riskEurope; North America
Yemen-552PhDOrganic ChemistryGeneral/situational risk; Threat of arrest/violenceAnywhere
Yemen-585PhDOrthodontics and Dentofacial OrthopedicsThreat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidation; General/situational risk (Displaced)Finland
Yemen-591PhDComputer Science; Communication TechnologyGeneral/situational risk; Loss of position/professionNorth America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand
Yemen-619PhDPhysicsThreat of arrest/violence; General/situational risk (Displaced)Anywhere
Yemen-638PhDVeterinary ScienceGeneral/situational risk; Loss of position/profession (Displaced)Europe, North America
Yemen-648PhDMicrobiological and Biochemical
Pharmacy
General/situational risk; Threat of arrest/violenceEurope, North America
Yemen-691PhDLiteratureGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Yemen-695PhDEnvironmental and Food ChemistryThreat of arrest/violence; Harassment/intimidation; General/situational risk (Displaced)Canada
Yemen-703PhDMathematics; StatisticsThreat to Life/Person; Imprisonment/Facing Charges; Loss of Position/ProfessionAnywhere
Yemen-704PhDOrganic ChemistryGeneral/Situational Risk; Harassment/IntimidationAnywhere
Yemen-706PhDMedicinal and Organic ChemistryGeneral/situational risk; Loss of position/professionAnywhere
Yemen-733PhDSoftware EngineeringGeneral/situational risk; Harassment/intimidationSwitzerland
Yemen-751PhDEnglish and LinguisticsGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Yemen-794PhDGeophysics; GeologyGeneral/situational riskAnywhere
Yemen-796PhDBiochemistryGeneral/situational risk; Loss of position/profession Anywhere