SAR Italy

The Scholars at Risk Italy section was launched at the University of Padova on February 19, 2019.

SAR Italy is a partnership between Italian higher education institutions and research centres and SAR,
an international network of higher education institutions aimed at fostering the promotion of
academic freedom and protecting the fundamental rights of scholars across the world.

In constituting SAR Italy, the governance structures of adhering institutions, as well as researchers,
educators, students and administrative personnel send a strong message of solidarity to scholars and
institutions that experience situations whereby their academic freedom is at stake, and their research,
educational and ‘third mission’ activities are constrained.

Coming together in SAR Italy, the adhering institutions commit to concretely contributing to the
promotion and protection of academic freedom, alongside over 500 other higher education
institutions in 40 countries in the world.

News

Post-doc in condensed matter physics at the Dept of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, Italy

Post-doc in condensed matter physics at the Dept of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, Italy

May 10, 2024

Preparazione, caratterizzazione avanzata e validazione di nanostrutture a base di ZnO per energy storage attivato da radiazione

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Opportunities for Ukrainian Scholars at Risk

Opportunities for Ukrainian Scholars at Risk

May 8, 2024

A list of academic initiatives and scholarships for Ukrainian scholars, compiled by the European University Institute EUI

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Initiatives for Scholars affected by the Israel/Gaza conflict

Initiatives for Scholars affected by the Israel/Gaza conflict

May 8, 2024

Partners of the European University Institute EUI have collected several initiatives potentially useful for Scholars affected by the ongoing conflict in Gaza

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Opportunities for Scholars At Risk at the University of Padua, Italy

Opportunities for Scholars At Risk at the University of Padua, Italy

April 19, 2024

The Call Unipd Scholars At Risk offers research Fellowships at the University of Padua for Scholars under international protection / asylum seeking / considered “at risk”.

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Events

European Student Advocacy Days 2023

European Student Advocacy Days 2023

December 14, 2023

University of Trento

Scholars at Risk, in collaboration with the University of Trento, the University of Padova, and SAR Italy, and co-funded by the European Union, are organising European Student Advocacy Days 2023 at the University of Trento.

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SAR Italy General Assembly

SAR Italy General Assembly

October 6, 2023 9:00 am

Università di Trieste Sala Atti Cacciaguerra - (Edificio A - Corpo Centrale) Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e sociali - DISPES, Piazzale Europa, 1

The next General Assembly of SAR Italy will be held at the University of Trieste. The Assembly will welcome a new Steering Committee and coordinators of SAR Italy following the elections which were held in July.

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SAR Italy General Assembly

SAR Italy General Assembly

July 3, 2023

online

SAR Italy held its general assembly and elections for a new steering committee.

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SAR Italy meets IIE Scholar Rescue Fund

SAR Italy meets IIE Scholar Rescue Fund

April 28, 2023 12:00 am

online

SAR Italy meets Emily Borzcik from the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF). 

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Members

Contact

To learn more about the SAR Italy section, please contact

Prof. Roberta Ricucci, University of Turin, roberta.ricucci@unito.it

Prof. Adriana Di Stefano, University of Catania, sar@unict.it | adistefano@lex.unict.it

Prof. G. G. N. Angilella, University of Catania, sar@unict.it | giuseppe.angilella@ct.infn.it

SAR Sections are groups of higher education institutions and associations, that are members of the SAR network, nationally or regionally focused and organized specifically to coordinate participation in SAR activities. Unless otherwise indicated, the views represented by a SAR section, its members, or its affiliates reflect those of the originating author or section, and do not necessarily represent the views of SAR, other SAR sections, individual members, affiliates, board, staff, or sponsors. The use of the SAR name, logo, or other identifying material is for the sole purpose of identifying the relationship of the section, its members, or its affiliates with SAR, subject to approval of such use by the SAR board, as provided in the SAR bylaws