Sponsorship programmes for research cooperation with developing countries

As part of our sponsorship activities we are particularly keen to support researchers from developing countries as well as research collaborations with institutes located there.


Georg Forster Research Fellowship

Financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development: the Georg Forster Fellowship strengthens research and teaching in developing and transition countries.


Georg Forster Research Award

Every year, we recognise four leading researchers from developing and transition countries whose work addresses development policy solutions.


International Climate Protection Fellowship

This programme targets junior researchers from emerging economies and developing countries who work on climate change and resource conservation.

Connecting research locations

Research group linkages

We sponsor long-term collaborations in order to connect foreign and German researchers.

Regional networking

Humboldt Kollegs

Subject-specific conferences and regional conferences can be sponsored inthe form of Humboldt Kollegs.