Benefits for sponsorship recipients

So that you can focus on producing excellent results, we support you in everything that is important to you. That is why it is not only our sponsorship programmes that are tailored to your individual requirements but all our other support measures, too. Our aim is to create optimum general conditions for all our sponsorship recipients’ research – for an entire lifetime, no less.

Arriving together

Family benefits for foreign fellows

Is your family accompanying you on your research stay in Germany? We will be pleased to help you care for yourself and your loved ones.

Growing together

Family benefits for fellows from Germany

If you have a Feodor Lynen Fellowship you can also take advantage of support for your marital partner and children.

Personalised and transparent

My Humboldt: your personal service area

Whether you are a sponsorship recipient, an alumna/alumnus or a host, you can always access your applications and online profile.

Humboldt Life

Our online network: join the Humboldt Family!

Humboldtians benefit from both professional and personal exchange amongst our growing network of excellent researchers.

Study tours and conferences

Numerous events for sponsorship recipients

Our events provide opportunities to make new contacts and share ideas with other researchers.

Tapping academic potential – irrespective of gender

Equal opportunities for researchers

In all our efforts we emphatically campaign for gender equality and equal opportunities in research. We have also designed our sponsorship programmes to be family-friendly and make every effort to remove the obstacles facing young families.