Scholars at Risk

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About us

Scholars at Risk (SAR) is an international network of higher education institutions and individuals working to promote academic freedom and the human rights of members of higher education communities worldwide.

Scholars at Risk's mission is to protect scholars including professors, writers, artists, human rights defenders and other leaders around the world facing grave threats because of who they are and what they do. Scholars at Risk provides temporary sanctuary for threatened intellectuals at network member institutions, helping save lives and important, courageous voices. Scholars at Risk also helps with counseling, referrals and campaigns for scholars who are imprisoned or otherwise silenced, and conducts training, education and advocacy to promote university values worldwide.


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Phone: 212-998-2179

Fax: 212-995-4402

c/o New York University, 194 Mercer St., Rm 410, New York, NY, 10012, US

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