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Defending Academic Freedom Since 1933

IIE Scholar Rescue Fund is pleased to highlight the remarkable achievements of the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics (CARA) - a close partner organization. Since the early part of the 20th century, IIE and CARA have proudly worked in synchronization to defend threats to scholars and academic freedom around the world. To read more about CARA's 80-year history and accomplishments please find the link below.

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The Institute of International Education has Rescued 500 Threatened Scholars

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SRF Iraq Briefing: Fall 2012-Winter 2013

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SRF Global Briefing: Fall-Winter 2012

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Call for Applications: Due January 25, 2013

By IIE-Scholar Rescue Fund

The Institute of International Education's (IIE) Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) is pleased to announce a call for applications from scholars facing threats to their lives or academic work. Fellowships support temporary academic positions at colleges, universities and other research institutions outside their home countries anywhere in the world.

SRF Global Briefing: Spring-Summer 2012

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Call for Applications: Due July 29

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Fellowship Announcement:  Applications due January 25, 2013

Roundtable Discussion with SRF Scholars


On Wednesday, September 22, 2010 the Scholar Rescue Fund hosted a breakfast roundtable discussion at IIE’s headquarters...

World-Renowned Biologist and Amazon Researcher Marc van Roosmalen Joins Bard College as a SRF Visiting Scholar and Gives Public Talk on October 26

By Jennifer Wai-Lan Huang


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Call For Applications: Fellowships for Threatened Scholars

Applications due October 4, 2010!  Click the link below to apply. Questions? Contact