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Governance

SAR Europe currently operates as an independent, informal research unit within the Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI) under a hosting agreement between Maynooth University and SAR. In 2021, SAR Europe is pursuing separate legal incorporation in order to register as a charity in Ireland.

SAR Europe currently operates as an independent, informal research unit within the Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI) under a hosting agreement between Maynooth University and Scholars at Risk.

In 2021-2022, SAR Europe is pursuing separate legal incorporation in order to register as a charity in Ireland. A joint Maynooth-SAR committee provides general oversight of SAR Europe. This committee will be joined by an independent board and governing bylaws to be put in place in 2022 as part of the independent incorporation of SAR Europe.

History & Mission

Launched at an event at the European Parliament in November 2018, the establishment of SAR Europe at Maynooth represents the culmination of nearly two decades…

Staff

SAR Europe staff are based at Maynooth University, Ireland and work closely with staff at SAR’s global office in New York.

Supporters

SAR Europe thanks the generous supporters who provide the financial resources necessary to sustain our work to protect threatened scholars and defend academic freedom.

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