Further benefits to support families

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Sponsorship and Network Department
Jean-Paul-Str. 12
53173 Bonn
Germany

info[at]avh.de

In addition to granting financial assistance and allowances, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers various options to support fellows who are raising children.

 

Extension of the fellowship in line with the German Maternity Protection Act (Mutterschutzgesetz)

When a baby is born to a female fellow during the sponsorship period, the fellowship may be extended by up to three months. For details, please see the information below:

Information sheet "Maternity leave" (PDF)

Online application

If you are a Humboldtian and would like to submit an application, please log in first. You will be given access to an online form which has been partially filled in with your personal details. You can then complete and submit this form.
In your personal area "My Humboldt" you can access and continue processing saved online applications at any time.

Extension of the fellowship in the context of parenting support

Under certain circumstances, fellows who raise children may be granted an extension of their fellowship. For further details, please see the information below:

Information sheet "Parenthood" (PDF)

Online application

If you are a Humboldtian and would like to submit an application, please log in first. You will be given access to an online form which has been partially filled in with your personal details. You can then complete and submit this form.
In your personal area "My Humboldt" you can access and continue processing saved online applications at any time.