Advice

Welcome to our Advisory Service!

Do you want to apply for an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellowship or nominate someone for an award?
You can use our Programme Search to find the right programme for you. Should your programme search yield both the Humboldt Research Fellowship and the Georg Forster Research Fellowship, please use the Programme Compass Tool for further guidance.

Do you have questions about your application or nomination? Or would you like to become a host for a promising candidate? 
Go to our programme pages and the corresponding FAQs for information. Please note our information sessions Humboldt Discoveries!

If you have any other questions, you can turn to us – we’ll be pleased to advise you! More information about the foundation's approach to generative AI in the selection area can be found here.

People to contact according to programme

Andrea Berg

Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship, JSPS Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers to Japan, NSTC (TAIWAN) Research Fellowship, Humboldt Research Fellowship, Georg Forster Research Fellowship

People to contact according to programme

Christian Langer

Capes-Humboldt Research Fellowship, Humboldt Research Fellowship, Georg Forster Research Fellowship, Humboldt Research Award, Konrad Adenauer Research Award, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award

People to contact according to programme

Julia Sieben

German Chancellor Fellowship, Humboldt Research Fellowship, Georg Forster Research Fellowship

Personalised advice

In order for us to be able to offer you the best possible advice, it would be helpful if you could send us a full CV.

Questions and answers

Here you will find answers to general questions as well as questions from hosts* and scientists* who are going abroad.