Programmes A to Z

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Grünes Muster mit Figuren, Symbolbild Humboldt-Professur

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

For whom: top researchers

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: up to €5 million award money to finance a professorship for the first five years

Rio de Janeiro, Symbolbild für Capes-Humboldt-Stipendium

Capes-Humboldt Research Fellowship

For whom: postdoctoral researchers, experienced researchers

From where: Brazil

For what: 6–24-month research stay in Germany

Symbole für naturwissenschaftliche Fächer

Carl Zeiss Humboldt Research Award

For whom: internationally recognised academics from STEM fields

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: 100,000 EUR in award money (research stay of up to 12 months in Germany possible)

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Kompassnadel mit internationalen Städtenamen - Symbolbild Feodor-Lynen-Stipendium

Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

For whom: postdoctoral researchers, experienced researchers

From where: Germany

For what: 6–24-month research stay abroad

Symbolbild Fraunhofer-Bessel-Forschungspreis mit Porträt von Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel und Fraunhofer-Logo

Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award

For whom: internationally recognised researchers working in applied research

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: €45,000 award money (research stay of up to 12 months in Germany possible)

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

For whom: internationally recognised researchers

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: €45,000 award money (research stay of up to 12 months in Germany possible)

6 Personen sitzen an einem Tisch, arbeiten gemeinsam und unterhalten sich. (Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium 2014)

Frontiers of Research Symposia

For whom: outstanding young researchers

From where: Germany and a partner country

For what: three- to four-day symposia

Drei Menschen bei der Arbeit in einem Labor, Symbolbild Georg-Forster-Preis

Georg Forster Research Award

For whom: internationally recognised researchers

From where: developing and emerging countries in accordance with OECD (excluding PR China and India)

For what: €60,000 award money (research stay of up to 12 months in Germany possible)

Symbolbild Georg-Forster-Stipendium: zu sehen ist der Biochemiker und ehemalige Georg-Forster-Stipendiat Victor Kuete wie er vor einem großen Baum stehend seinen Blick auf das Logo der "Global Goals" richtet.

Georg Forster Research Fellowship

For whom: postdoctoral and experienced researchers contributing to sustainable development

From where: developing or transition countries in accordance with OECD (excluding PR China and India)

For what: 6–24-month research stay in Germany

Das Brandenburger Tor in Berlin. Symbolbild für das Bundeskanzler-Stipendium.

German Chancellor Fellowship

For whom: university graduates with initial leadership experience

From where: Brazil, China, India, South Africa, USA

For what: 12-month project in Germany

Symbolbild: Afrikanischer Wissenschaftler vor einer Tafel mit mathematischen Formeln

German Research Chair at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Senegal

For whom: mathematicians holding a doctoral degree

From where: all countries

For what: funding of up to € 835,000

Visual Henriette Herz Scouting Programme

Henriette Herz Scouting Programme

For whom: outstanding (junior) professors and (junior) research group leaders

From where: Germany

For what: up to three permissions to recommend candidates for a Humboldt Research Fellowship

Junge Frau spielt Geige, Symbolbild Hezekiah-Wardwell-Stipendium

Hezekiah Wardwell Fellowship

For whom: musicians or musicologists

From where: Spain

For what: up to two semesters of an advanced degree programme or further training at an academy of music or a conservatory in Germany

Porträt Alexander von Humboldt, Gemälde von Friedrich Georg Weitsch, 1806

Humboldt Research Award

For whom: internationally recognised researchers

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: €60,000 award money (research stay of up to 12 months in Germany possible)

Junge Frau im Labor, Symbolbild Humboldt-Forschungsstipendium

Humboldt Research Fellowship

For whom: postdoctoral researchers, experienced researchers

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: 6–24-month research stay in Germany

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Erde mit grünen Kontinenten, Symbolbild Internationales Klimaschutzstipendium

International Climate Protection Fellowship

For whom: prospective leaders and postdocs with climate expertise

From where: non-European developing and transition countries

For what: 12–24-month project in Germany

Frau mit Umriss einer Weltkarte mit leuchtenden Punkten - Symbolbild Forschungspreise für Wissenschaftler*innen aus Deutschland

International research awards for renowned academics from Germany

For whom: internationally recognised researchers

From where: Germany

For what: award money (invitation to a research stay possible)

Japanische Landschaft mit Haus, Symbolbild JSPS-Forschungsstipendium

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship

For whom: Postdoctoral researchers

From where: Germany

For what: 6–24-month research stay in Japan

Deutsche und kanadische Flagge, Symbolbild Konrad-Adenauer-Forschungspreis

Konrad Adenauer Research Award

For whom: internationally recognised researchers

From where: Canada

For what: €60,000 award money (up to 12 months research stay in Germany possible)

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Pattern of green spots with lettering Max Planck Humboldt Research Award

Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award

For whom: outstanding researchers (up to 15 years after completing their doctorate)

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: €80,000 award money in addition to €1.5 million for research collaboration in Germany

MOST (Taiwan) Research Fellowship

For whom: postdoctoral researchers, experienced researchers

From where: Germany

For what: 3–12-month research stay in Taiwan

MSCA4Ukraine

For whom: doctoral students and doctorate holders from Ukraine

From where: Ukraine

For what: 6–24-month research stay in EU member states and Horizon Europe associated countries

Zebrastreifen mit Menschenmengen, Symbolbild Philipp-Franz-von-Siebold-Preis

Philipp Franz von Siebold Award

For whom: japanese researchers

From where: Japan

For what: €50,000 award money (research stay of up to 12 months in Germany possible)

Symbolbild Philipp-Schwartz-Initiative: Drei gelbe Kreise mit einer Figur, die von einem zerstörten Tempel zu einem intakten Tempel läuft

Philipp Schwartz Initiative

For whom: researchers at risk

From where: all countries (excluding EU)

For what: 24 (+12) months fellowship in Germany

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Bücherwand, Symbolbild Reimar-Lüst-Preis

Reimar Lüst Award

For whom: Highly respected humanities scholars and social scientists

From where: all countries (excluding Germany)

For what: €60,000 award money (research stay of up to 12 months in Germany possible)

Porträt Sofja Kovalevskaja

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

For whom: top-rank junior researchers

From where: all countries (except Germany)

For what: up to €1.65 million for 5 years to head a research group in Germany