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The work of the IIE Scholar Rescue Fund would not be possible without the invaluable support from leading academic institutions around the world. The universities, colleges and research centers listed below have provided safe haven and support for one or several fellows seeking an available placement to conduct their academic work. On behalf of IIE-SRF and the fellows, we thank you for your incredible efforts to support these scholars and the program in general.


American University of Armenia


Deakin University • La Trobe University • University of Adelaide


International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, Vienna


Bridges Consultancy Group • Gulf University • Kingdom University of Bahrain


Catholic University of Leuven • Hasselt University


Carleton University • Laurentian University • Massey College • McGill University • Memorial University of Newfoundland • The Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre • University of Alberta • University of Calgary • University of Guelph • University of Ontario Institute of Technology • University of Ottawa • University of Quebec at Rimouski • University of Saskatchewan • University of Toronto • University of Victoria • University of Waterloo  •  Western University

China (Hong Kong)

City University of Hong Kong


University of Antioquia • University of los Andes

Cote d'Ivoire

Center of Research and Action for Peace

Czech Republic 

Palacky University


Ain Shams University • American University in Cairo • Assiut University • Behman Hospital • Cairo University • Future University • Institute of Arab Research and Studies • Kafr El-Sheikh University • National Council of Childhood and Motherhood • University of Sinai


Aalto University • University of Helsinki • University of Turku


Foundation of Social Sciences and Humanities • French National Centre for Scientific Research • Joseph Fourier University • National School of Electronics and its Applications (ENSEA) • New Sorbonne University Paris 3 • Observatory of Paris • Paris Nanterre University • The Institute of Research for Development • University of Bordeaux • University of Lille • University of Lyon • University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne • University of Paris 8 • University of Rennes 2 • University of Strasbourg • University of Upper Alsace • University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambresis


Forum Transregionale Studien • Free University of Berlin • Freiberg University of Mining and Technology • Friedrich Schiller University Jena • Humboldt University of Berlin • Justus Liebig University Giessen • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology • Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology • RheinMain University of Applied Sciences • Ruhr University Bochum • Technical University of Berlin • Technical University of Darmstadt • University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg • University of Bayreuth • University of Bonn • University of Cologne • University of Duisburg-Essen • University of Hamburg • University of Kassel  •  University of Konstanz • University of Muenster • University of Rostock


The Development Institute


Kapodistrian University of Athens • University of Ioannina


Central European University

Iraq (Kurdistan)

Cihan University • Dijlah University College • Hawler Private University for Science and Technology • Soran University • Technical Institute of Sulaimani • University of Zakho


National University of Ireland, Galway • Trinity College Dublin • University College, Cork • University College, Dublin • University of Limerick


Israel Institute of Public Opinion Research


International Centre for Theoretical Physics • Mediterranean Institute of Hematology • Polytechnic University of Bari • University of Florence • University of Padova • University of Pavia 


International Christian University


Al Ahliyya Amman University • Al al-Bayt University • Al Balqa’ Applied University • Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan • The Academic Research Institute in Iraq (TARII) • American Center of Oriental Research • American University of Madaba • Amman Center for Peace and Development • Applied Science Private University • Arab Community College • Arab Thought Forum • The British Institute in Amman • Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan • Columbia Global Centers Amman • Department of Antiquities of Jordan • Foundation for the Future • French Institute of the Near East • Inter-Islamic Network on Water Resources Development and Management • International Institute of Islamic Thought • International Moderation Forum • Isra University • Jadara University • Jerash University • Jordan Ministry of Agriculture • The Jordan Museum • Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts • Jordan University of Science and Technology • The Khalid Shoman Foundation - Darat al Funun • King Hussein Cancer Center • Middle East University • Philadelphia University • Princess Sumaya University for Technology • Regional Human Security Center • The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies • Royal Scientific Society • United Nations University - International Leadership Institute • The University of Jordan • University of Petra • Yarmouk University


International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) • Kenyatta University


American University of Beirut • Arab Anti-Corruption Organization • Centre for Arab Unity Studies • The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS)


European Humanities University – International


University of Malawi


Albukhary International University • Insaniah University College • Malaysia University of Perlis • MARA University of Technology • National University of Malaysia • University of Science, Malaysia


Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology


Tribhuvan University


Delft University of Technology • Erasmus University Medical Center • Institute of Social Studies-Erasmus University • Leiden University • Stichting IDEA • University of Amsterdam

New Zealand

University of Auckland


Obafemi Awolowo University


Geological Survey of Norway • Oslo Metropolitan University • University of Bergen • University of Oslo


West African Research Center (WARC)

South Africa

University of Cape Town • University of KwaZulu-Natal • University of South Africa • University of Venda • University of Western Cape


Polytechnic University of Catalonia • University of Alcalá • University of Lleida


KTH Royal Institute of Technology • Linköping University • Lund University • The Nordic Africa Institute • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences  • University of Gothenburg


Fribourg University • School of Engineering and Business Vaud (HEIG-VD) • University of Bern • University of Geneva


Arab Center for the Study of Arid Zones and Dry Lands • Arab University of Science and Technology • Damascus University • International Center for Research in Dry Areas • International University of Science and Technology • Lahaye University, Damascus • University of Aleppo


The Open University of Tanzania 


Adnan Menderes University • Ankara University • Atilim University • Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies • Çukurova University • Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University • Fatih University • Istanbul University • Karadeniz Technical University • Koç University • Middle East Technical University


Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine • Alliance for Public Health

United Arab Emirates

Ajman University of Science and Technology • Al Ain University • Al Ghurair University • Arab Board of Medicine / Dubai Health Authority • Arab Science and Technology Foundation • The Institute of Nursing • University of Jazeera

United Kingdom

Coventry University • Cranfield University • Durham University • Imperial College, London • London School of Economics • Newcastle University • Nottingham Trent University • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh • School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) - University of London • Sheffield Hallam University • University College London • University of Aberdeen • University of Birmingham • University of Bristol • University of Cambridge • University of Chichester • University of East Anglia • Univesity of Edinburgh • University of Exeter • University of Glasgow  • University of Kent • University of Leicester • University of Liverpool • University of Manchester • University of Nottingham • University of Oxford • University of Plymouth • University of Reading • University of Sheffield •  University of Southampton • University of Ulster • University of Wales, Bangor • University of York 

United States of America

Alabama A&M University • American University • Amherst College • Arcadia University • Arizona State University • Auburn University • Austin Community College • Ball State University • Bard College • Bennington College • Boston College • Brown University • Bucknell University • California State Polytechnic University at Pomona • California State University, Dominguez Hills; San Bernardino • Calvin College • Chatham University • Claremont McKenna College • Colby College • Columbia University • Connecticut College • Cornell University • CUNY-Staten Island • Cy-Fair College • Dartmouth College • Denison University • DePauw University • Drexel University • Duke University • Emerson College • Emory University • Fairfield University • Fairleigh Dickinson University • Ferris State University • Florida State University • George Mason University • George Washington University • Georgetown University • Goucher College • Harvard University • Harvey Mudd College • Hebrew Union College • Hunter College • Illinois Institute of Technology • Illinois Wesleyan University • Indiana University • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis • Institute for Advanced Study • Institute of Semitic Studies • Kansas State University • Kent State University • Lehigh University • Maryland Institute College of Art • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) • MD Anderson Cancer Center • The Methodist Hospital •  Michigan State University • Missouri University of Science and Technology • Montclair State University • National Development and Research Institutes • National Humanities Center • National Institutes of Health • New Jersey City University • The New School • New York University • North Carolina State University • North Central College • Northeastern University • Northern Illinois University • Northwestern University • Norwich University • Ohio State University • Ohio University • Oklahoma State University • Oregon State University • Pennsylvania State University • Physicians for Human Rights • Pitzer College • Pomona College • Princeton University • Rice University • Roger Williams University • Rutgers University-Camden; Newark; New Brunswick • Saint Martin's University • Saint Mary’s College • Salisbury University • San Jose State University • Smith College • Smithsonian Institution, Anacostia Museum • South Dakota State University • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale • Southern Methodist University • Spelman College • Stanford University • Stratford University • Suffolk University • SUNY-Albany; Binghamton; Buffalo; Purchase; Stony Brook; Ulster • Syracuse University • Temple University • Texas A&M University • Texas State University • Trinity College • Tufts University • University of Akron • University of Alabama • University of Arizona • University of California Berkeley; Davis; Irvine; Los Angeles; Riverside; San Diego; Santa Cruz • University of Chicago • University of Colorado, Denver • University of Connecticut • University of Delaware • University of Florida • University of Houston • University of Iowa •  University of Kentucky • University of Mary Washington • University of Maryland • University of Maryland Eastern Shore • University of Massachusetts Boston •  University of Michigan-Dearborn • University of Minnesota • University of Missouri • University of Montana • University of Nevada • University of New Mexico • University of North Carolina, Greensboro • University of North Texas • University of Notre Dame • University of Oklahoma • University of Pennsylvania • University of Pittsburgh • University of South Carolina • University of South Florida • University of Southern California • University of Tennessee • University of Texas at Austin • University of Texas Medical Branch • University of Virginia • University of Wisconsin, Madison; Milwaukee; Whitewater • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum • Valdosta State University • Vanderbilt University • Vassar College • Villanova University • Virginia Commonwealth University • Virginia Tech University • Washington State University • Yale University