Ukraine Information & Resources

Dear colleagues and students,

There have been many questions arising during these difficult times. We are concerned about the safety and well-being of our students as well as the ongoing quality of our educational services. To address these questions we have prepared this page with answers to frequently asked questions, a list of 鶹events, discussions and articles from faculty related to Ukraine as well as links to trusted resources. The content of this page will continue to be expanded based on community feedback.

On behalf of the President’s Collegium,
Dean of Students, Mgr. Kateřina Vanová

鶹Expert Commentary on Ukraine

AAU’s community has a variety of thought leaders that are offering their opinions on the impacts of the current war in Ukraine and contributing to the global conversation via expert commentary and the organizing of events and fundraisers.

Expert Articles

Related Events

Related News

Czech Academy of Sciences

Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) announces a call for the researchers and PhD students from Ukraine under the new programme “Researchers at Risk Fellowship“.

The programme aims to support researchers whose scientific work is threatened by war or persecution and other threats in their home country.

Eligible are researchers from all research fields, including scientists and PhD students, i. e., students in PhD programme or its equivalent as well as postdoctoral fellows who have already completed a PhD programme or its equivalent. 

How to help?

Information & Support for Students

Welfare Support

If you are experiencing anxiety or distress and you want to talk to someone:

If you need to speak to a mental professional now:

Other Useful Resources


Travel and Student Visa

鶹is actively collaborating with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Interior on supporting Ukrainian students. Students who are applying to study at 鶹will be guided by our Admissions Department while current students will be advised by the Dean of students on these matters.

Useful Resources

Immigration & Asylum

Useful Resources

Financial Support

Free ČSOB bank offer for Ukrainians

ČSOB Bank is offering Ukrainian citizens the possibility of opening a bank account FREE of charge with several benefits, including financial assistance of CZK 2,500 for a newly opened account. In addition, clients will receive a free payment card for the account within 3 days and can open one foreign currency (EUR or USD) account with no fees for maintenance and cash deposits. At the same time, using ČSOB ATMs for withdrawals with Ukrainian cards will be free of charge as well. For opening an account, a Ukrainian passport is sufficient but there is no need to present a residence permit or visa. The account can be opened at all ČSOB branches. 

People can also use a special hotline in the Ukrainian language at 800 200 290 or visit this website for more information: 

Odyssey 44 – 鶹Scholarship for Ukrainian Students

Deadline: November 15, 2023

Open to: Ukrainian citizens displaced due to the war in Ukraine residing in the Czech Republic

For the second year in a row, we are pleased to open the call for the Ukraine Scholarship, designed to support Ukrainian citizens displaced due to the war in Ukraine and currently residing in the Czech Republic. Anglo-American University will cover full tuition and fees for an 鶹undergraduate or graduate program of standard length. will additionally generously cover 鶹housing expenses and offer monthly allowance to the selected students. The Odyssey 44 – 鶹Scholarship awarded will be in the sum of 17,2 million CZK. One new student will receive this prestigious scholarship for Spring 2024 semester.

The scholarship is available for both undergraduate and graduate programs at AAU, starting in the Spring Semester of 2024. For undergraduate programs, it covers the first 90 US credit hours attempted and up to three years of study, while for graduate programs, it covers the first 60 US credit hours attempted and up to two years of study. Please note that this scholarship is exclusively open to new incoming students.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for Ukraine Scholarship, you must fulfill the following requirements:

— Complete the full 鶹application*here. Application fee will be waived for all applicants
— The following documents are required:

1. High School Diploma** – Please ensure that the Ukrainian diploma incluses the ZNO/NMT state examination passed.
2. High School Transcript**
3. English Language Proficiency
– Undergraduate Studies: IELTS – 6.0; or TOEFL – (ibt 71 or pbt 525) or an equivalent proven level of English proficiency listedhere
4. CV
5. Personal Statement –hereyou can find the questions which you need to address
6. Copy of Passport/ID
7. Photo
8. Transferring students must also submit their current university transcript
9. Confirmation of permit to reside in the Czech Republic (Temporary Protection Visa). This document should confirm your date of entrance into the Czech Republic, which must be no earlier than February 24th, 2022. Please send it to our Admissions CounselorKaterina
10. Hardship Statement – Provide a statement of 400 to 700 words explaining your personal hardship situation related to the war in Ukraine.
11. Financial Support Request Form – Please access the form. This form must be completed prior to reaching the interview stage of the application.

* Master program applicants have different requirements that can be foundhere
** If documents are not in Czech or English, please have them translated by an official translator into either of these languages.

After submitting all the required documents, you will undergo an interview with the Dean’s Office of the respective school you applied to. The interview may be conducted in person or via Skype.

Failure to submit any of the required documents, the application form, or the Financial Support Request Form will disqualify you from proceeding to the interview stage. However, the application fee will be waived for all, regardless of the outcome.

By November 30th, 2023, the 鶹Ukrainian Scholarship Selection Committee will select one candidate for the scholarship.For any questions, clarifications, and detailed scholarship agreement that you need to follow during your studies, please reach out to Katerina Fundova, the main contact person for the Ukraine Scholarship,

Check Your Eligibility for Odyssey 44 – 鶹Scholarship


Academic Impacts



The following contact persons are available to answer questions regarding the situation in Ukraine and AAU’s respective measures:

  • For current students: Dean of Students, Mgr. Kateřina Vanová –
  • For 鶹Employees: HR Specialist, Mgr. Lucie Kacovská –
  • For Ukraine Scholarship applicants: Admissions Counselor, Kateřina Fundová –
  • For Alumni: If you are an alumni with information to share with the 鶹community, or if you have something to donate please reach out to Dana Aleksic –