PAUSE program supports scientists and artists in exile by facilitating their reception in higher education and research institutions or cultural institutions.

PAUSE program also conducts advocacy activities for the defense of academic and artistic freedom and the respect of human rights.


Next call for applications:

Opening of the call for applications :
December 20, 2023

Deadline for applications : January 25, 2024


The PAUSE program launches a fundraising appeal

This Giving Tuesday, the PAUSE program launches a fundraising appeal in order to support scientists and artists in danger. Since 2017, the PAUSE program has supported 525 scientists and 59 artists in exile to enable them to continue their work.

Discover Gulistan Sido's testimony, a scientific laureate of the PAUSE program hosted at the Inalco

To celebrate this year’s World Science Day For Peace and Development,

Discover the PAUSE program through its partners and laureates

À l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des réfugiés ce mardi 20 juin 2023, le ministère de...

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#MSCA4Ukraine fellows are helping to protect Ukraine’s research and innovation system, and the freedom of scientific research at large.

Read their inspirational stories 👇🇺🇦 @AvHStiftung @euatweets @Programme_PAUSE @ScholarsAtRisk

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