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Proteste an der Boğaziçi-Universität

An der Boğaziçi-Universität in Istanbul hat der türkische Präsident Erdoğan Anfang Januar einen neuen Rektor ernannt. Seitdem gibt es auf dem Campus Proteste, Gewalt und Festnahmen. Fragen dazu an die Humboldtianerin und Verfassungsrechtlerin Ece Göztepe

Students of Bogazici University protest in Istanbul

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Silent Night

The Corona pandemic forces us all to keep our distance and robs us of things that define what we are: human closeness and social interaction. German Chancellor Fellow Diana Raiselis is working on sustainable concepts for reviving nighttime culture.

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Mehrsprachigkeit eröffnet Horizonte! Das „International Bridges Project“ von Bundeskanzler-Stipendiat Diego Freitas untersucht die Mehrsprachigkeitskonzepte Europas und inwieweit sie auf Brasilien übertragen werden können.

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This was 2020

An exceptional year with exceptional challenges comes to an end. Our Best of Videos 2020 will get you an idea of what has been going on in the last year.

2021 loading: unseren Lieblingsvideos aus 2020

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"Einem großen Teil der Bevölkerung wurde durch die Corona-Pandemie erstmals bewusst, wie der Prozess Wissenschaft funktioniert. Das ist ein wichtiger Gewinn." Hans-Christian Pape bei der Konferenz des Auswärtigen Amtes zu Science Diplomacy.

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Foreign policy meets science

Foundation President Hans-Christian Pape to discuss science diplomacy at the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office. Online conference will begin at 11 am on Tuesday, 15 December 2020, as a livestream event.

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Digital Advent Concert

Live classical music and year-end reviews with Secretary General Enno Aufderheide: The Humboldt Foundation's Advent concert on 10 December 2020 – this year as a livestream event.

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Proteste an der Boğaziçi-Universität

An der Boğaziçi-Universität in Istanbul hat der türkische Präsident Erdoğan Anfang Januar einen neuen Rektor ernannt. Seitdem gibt es auf dem Campus Proteste, Gewalt und Festnahmen. Fragen dazu an die Humboldtianerin und Verfassungsrechtlerin Ece Göztepe

Students of Bogazici University protest in Istanbul

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Silent Night

The Corona pandemic forces us all to keep our distance and robs us of things that define what we are: human closeness and social interaction. German Chancellor Fellow Diana Raiselis is working on sustainable concepts for reviving nighttime culture.

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This was 2020

An exceptional year with exceptional challenges comes to an end. Our Best of Videos 2020 will get you an idea of what has been going on in the last year.

2021 loading: unseren Lieblingsvideos aus 2020

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Foreign policy meets science

Foundation President Hans-Christian Pape to discuss science diplomacy at the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office. Online conference will begin at 11 am on Tuesday, 15 December 2020, as a livestream event.

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Digital Advent Concert

Live classical music and year-end reviews with Secretary General Enno Aufderheide: The Humboldt Foundation's Advent concert on 10 December 2020 – this year as a livestream event.

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Get to know Japan as a research location

The Humboldt-Gesellschaft Japan supports stays for young researchers from Germany, hosted by academics in Japan. Collaborative partnerships in all disciplines can be funded.

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Pressemitteilungen

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Humboldt Rankings

Universities in the major conurbations Berlin and Munich are in particular demand among foreign researchers.

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Max Planck Humboldt Research Award

Roberto Bonasio is awarded the Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award 2020, Luciano Marraffini receives the Max Planck-Humboldt Medal

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Nobel Prize for Humboldtian

“Our sincere congratulations to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna. With the genetic scissors you have developed a ground-breaking technology”, said the President of the Humboldt Foundation, Hans-Christian Pape.

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Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards for 2020 presented

Eight researchers from abroad will each receive up to €1.65 million in prize money to be used to set up their own research groups in Bochum, Giessen, Heidelberg, Leipzig, Mainz, Munich, Oberpfaffenhofen and Tübingen.

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Mehrsprachigkeit eröffnet Horizonte! Das „International Bridges Project“ von Bundeskanzler-Stipendiat Diego Freitas untersucht die Mehrsprachigkeitskonzepte Europas und inwieweit sie auf Brasilien übertragen werden können.

@AvHStiftung

"Einem großen Teil der Bevölkerung wurde durch die Corona-Pandemie erstmals bewusst, wie der Prozess Wissenschaft funktioniert. Das ist ein wichtiger Gewinn." Hans-Christian Pape bei der Konferenz des Auswärtigen Amtes zu Science Diplomacy.

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The holiday season is here! Are you already in a festive mood? We are baking cookies and looking forward to our virtual advent #HumboldtConcert next week! Stay tuned!

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"The biggest task right now: bringing the consensus that electromobility is the future from science to the political area." Many thanks to Cem Özdemir for participating in our Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media! #ResearchComLab

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„Wir tun vieles – wenn nicht sogar alles – dafür, die Top-Leute für Deutschland zu gewinnen“: Stiftungspräsident Hans-Christian Pape im Tagesspiegel über die neuen Humboldt-Professorinnen für KI als Teil der KI-Strategie der Bundesregierung.

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"The battle to define the direction of society will continue": What will the outcome of the presidential Election 2020 mean for science and international cooperation? Personal thoughts by Cathleen Fisher, President of the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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Everybody Dance Now... Humboldtian Ananya Jahanara Kabir tells the story of how – and why – a dance video from Angola became a global phenomenon. JerusalemaDanceChallenge

Humboldt Kosmos – the Humboldt Foundation’s magazine

What are Humboldtians around the world working on? What are the issues in science, diplomacy and international affairs that move us? We report in our magazine.

Humboldtian and Nobel laureate

 

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Präsident Hans-Christian Pape
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President Hans-Christian Pape (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/Mario Wezel)
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Secretary General Enno Aufderheide (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/Michael Jordan)
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Fellows at the annual meeting in Berlin (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/David Ausserhofer)
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The Humboldt Foundation in Bonn (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/Michael Jordan)
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The Humboldt Foundation in Bonn (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/Eric Lichtenscheidt)
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Fellows at the annual meeting in Berlin (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/David Ausserhofer)
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Fellows at the annual meeting in Berlin (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/David Ausserhofer)
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Fellows at the annual meeting in Berlin (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/Michael Jordan)
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Fellow at the Humboldt Foundation(Photo: Humboldt Foundation/Michal Jordan)
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Fellows at a poster session (Photo: Humboldt Foundation/Michael Jordan)
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Humboldt Professorships 2009-2021

Downloads of film portraits and photos of the award winners

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Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

With a value of five million euros, the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship is the most highly-endowed research award in Germany and draws top international researchers to German universities.

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Anneliese Maier Research Award

The Award is presented to world-class researchers from abroad from the fields of the humanities and social sciences whose academic achievements have been internationally recognised in their research area. The award winners independently choose the people with whom they would like to collaborate in Germany and the collaborative research projects last for up to five years.

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Research Cooperation with Developing Countries

The Humboldt Foundation supports developing and threshold countries in their endeavours to promote junior researchers and international networking as well as developing their own functioning science systems. For in a globalised world, a country’s prospects for growth, affluence and social harmony are inextricably bound up with scientific and technical progress.

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Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award

The award is granted to a researcher from abroad with outstanding future potential. The aim is to recruit particularly innovative international researchers to work at German universities and research institutions for a fixed-term period.

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Philipp Schwartz Initiative

The Philipp Schwartz Initiative is designed to allow German universities and research institutions to host foreign researchers at risk for a period of two years.

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Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

The award allows outstanding junior researchers to build up a working group at a research institution in Germany and to spend five years working there on their own research project.