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Sponsorship programmes

If you would like to become a member of the Humboldt Family, the only thing that counts is your own excellent performance. We sponsor academic collaborations between foreign and German researchers by granting research fellowships and awards, tailored to your own individual career situation.

Become an Humboldtian!

Programme search

Use our programme search to find the sponsorship that fits your personal career.

Whether you are a postdoc at the beginning of your academic career or already a world authority in your discipline – we have the right programme for you.

At a glance

A to Z of sponsorship programmes

Our fellowships and awards at a glance

More programmes

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Humboldt Communication Lab

A conversation between science and the media: twice a year, ten Humboldt Fellows and ten early-career journalists get together with the aim of learning from one another.

6 people sitting at a table, working together and talking. (Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium 2014)

Frontiers of Research Symposia

The Frontiers of Research symposia provide outstanding young researchers from the partner countries with a platform for the international and interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge.

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International Summer School “Communicating Science”

Science communication, concentrated and intensive – an interdisciplinary event for young researchers from all over Europe, in cooperation with Wissenschaft im Dialog.

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Humboldt Residency Programme

In the form of media formats, events and publications, this “network within the network” aims to generate tangible new impetus in academia, society and politics. The programme reinforces innovation by transdisciplinary cooperation beyond the boundaries of science.