Humboldt Research Fellowships for International Researchers

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Humboldt Research Fellowships for International Researchers

A Humboldt Research Fellowship program allows to researchers from abroad to carry out long-term research in Germany:

  • For Postdoctoral Researchers – For Period 6-24 Months
  • For Experienced Researchers – For Period 6-18 Months

Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. The Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 500 Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers and experienced researchers annually. Short-term study visits, participation in congresses and training courses cannot be financed.


The fellowship is worth:

  • Postdoctoral Researchers: 2,650 EUR Per Month
  • Experienced Researchers: 3,150 EUR Per Month

This includes a mobility lump sum and a contribution towards health and liability insurance. There are also additional benefits as lump sum for travel expenses, language fellowship, family allowance, and more.


You can apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time to the following address:

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Selection Department
Jean-Paul-Str. 12, 53173 Bonn, Germany
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