The European Alliance of Academies condemns the Russian war of aggression since its outbreak one year ago, and declares its ongoing solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
The National Academy of Arts of Ukraine is the newest member of the European Alliance of Academies. You can find the profile of the Academy here.
The transnational alliance wants to provide support for artists, journalists, cultural institutions and people working in the cultural sector. From within our 70 partner institutions across Europe, we collect and share information that can be helpful within the current situation.
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The University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria offers support and help here
The Czech Literary Centre offers residencies for translators of Czech, foreign Czech studies specialists, and Ukrainian writers/translators.
The Arts and Theatre Institute in Prague organizes Czech language courses for Ukrainian students of art colleges. turned the entire residency program into residencies for Ukrainian artists and set up a special website where jobs and other offers are available and Ukrainian artists and other cultural workers can post their needs. https://www.culturenet.cz/
The Akademie der Künste offers a collection of support inititiatives for artists and cultural actors in Ukraine
Furthermore, the Akademie der Künste actively supported the Network for Protection of Cultural Assets in Ukraine https://www.dug-ww.com/Kulturgutschutz_Ukraine
The University of Arts in Berlin has created an overview of several programmes and initatives to provide support, help and solidary for Ukraine.
The Technische Universität in Berlin offers help and support via their Academic Advising Service.
The Freie Akademie der Künste in Hamburg organized the installation Die Tafel 2 of Ukrainian artist Maria Kulikovska in order to support her and her family. The artist will be present on March 7.
The Akademie van Kunsten runs a series of artists meetings to discuss „Art in Times of War“
The Committee of Architecture and Town Planning of the Polish Academy of Sciences informs that each student of architecture from any Ukrainian school of architecture could apply for enrolment in one of the Architecture Departments at Universities of Technology in 9 locations: Warsaw, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Cracow, Gliwice, Szczecin, Łódź, Białystok, Poznań. www.kaiu.pan.pl/en/
Art Newspaper has published a list of 10 organisations and initiatives in Europe, that provides supports. It gives information concerning funding, shelter and emergency resources for artists affected by war in Ukraine.
Filmmakers for Ukraine is a contact point for filmmakers and their families from the Ukraine. The website collects and publishes information throughout Europe: www.filmmakers-for-ukraine.com
The UKRAINE Funding Line by the Ernst von Siemens Kunststiftung will offer support by covering staff costs in public museums and collections that employ either refugee scholars from Ukraine or Russian scholars who were forced to leave Russia due to their opposition to war in Ukraine.
ELIA is a globally connected European network that provides a dynamic platform for professional exchange and development in higher arts education. They offer a list of initiatives throughout Europe.
The European Cultural Foundation offers the Culture of Solidarity Fund- Ukraine special edition. The fund is now open to individuals, collectives and organisations from all sectors and civil society at large that propose short-term or mid-term European cultural initiatives.
The Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk hosted around 23 students from several Ukrainian Academies (art schools from Lviv, Kiev and Kharkiv) and provided them the opportunity to work in their studios with housing, clothes, food and pocket money.
The weissensee school of art and design berlin is offering refugees from Ukraine: its Foundation Class 2022/23, a programme designed to help people who are fleeing from conflict prepare for their studies, guest studentships for refugees that are free of charge and the oportunity to embark on a regular programme of study via the admission exams, or to start in Berlin in a higher semester having started to study at a university at home, or – for students with a bachelor’s degree – the opportunity to progress to an MA course via the master’s admission procedures. Contact: Susann Lipp at email@example.com
Support for cultural institutions
In order to protect cultural heritage from Ukrainian libraries, museums and archives and to digitally save it Sebastian Majstorovic calls via Twitter to collect digital collections from the Ukraine in order to secure these digitally. These institution have been reported so far. Further institutions and their online collections can be reported here.