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


Inspireurope has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 857742.




We also thank Maynooth University for hosting 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…


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…


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