Events for German Chancellor Fellows

Introductory seminar

During the four-week introductory seminar in October, the Humboldt Foundation offers fellows an opportunity to get to know each other and to familiarise themselves with the social, political, cultural, economic and historical facts of life in Germany. They also have an opportunity to discuss the most diverse topics with representatives of public life. The introductory seminar takes place in Bonn and Berlin.

Study tour

During the four-week introductory seminar in September, the AvH offers fellows an opportunity to get to know each other and to familiarise themselves with the social, political, cultural, economic and historical facts of life in Germany. They also have an opportunity to discuss the most diverse topics with representatives of public life. The introductory seminar takes place in Bonn and Berlin.

Final meeting

The Humboldt Foundation invites German Chancellor Fellows to a three-day meeting in Berlin. The programme of the event usually includes a meeting with the Federal Chancellor of Germany, talks at the Federal Chancellery and the Federal Foreign Office as well as a final discussion with members of the Humboldt Foundation’s staff. The meeting is usually held in June/July.

Alumni meetings

Every three years, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation sponsors alumni meetings between German Chancellor fellows in their home countries. The meetings promote networking and are organised by the local alumni associations.