Molecular chemist Florian Mulks had planned his stay in the USA in 2020 as a Feodor Lynen Research Fellow. Then the corona pandemic came. But a solution was found in the Humboldt Network.
Diversity in science and research: The entire new edition of the magazine Humboldt Kosmos to the topic of diversity. Let’s talk, on Twitter with #ProgressDiversity!
The American microbiologist Bonnie L. Bassler shares the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize with the American microbiologist Michael R. Silverman.
The best three works of journalism from the second round of the Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media have been awarded €500 each.
In early January, Turkey’s President Erdoğan appointed a new rector at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Since then, the campus has seen protests, violence and arrests. Comments on this from the Humboldt Network
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.
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.
A total of 33 scientists and scholars have been chosen in the first selection round to recruit talented researchers from throughout the world for a Humboldt Fellowship.
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.
The Humboldtian Giuseppe Caire to receive one of the 2021 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes valued at €2.5 million each.
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.
Research award to strengthen academic and cultural relations between Canada and Germany goes to Oliver P. Ernst.
The Humboldt-Gesellschaft Japan supports stays for young researchers from Germany, hosted by academics in Japan. Collaborative partnerships in all disciplines can be funded.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Egypt’s Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) agree on joint alumni sponsorship.
The meeting of fellows of the Humboldt Foundation – originally scheduled to be held in Halle – will be conducted digitally.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will be expanding its involvement in matters pertaining to equity, equality of opportunity, and diversity in the science system.
How do Humboldtians view the election results? Initial reactions reveal hope and relief – as well as concerns.
Strengthening freedom of scientific research: Success stories from five years of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative. An interview with the programme director.
Yuko Nishitani has been selected in recognition of her contributions to improving mutual understanding of Germany and Japan’s culture and society.
How are people around the world dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic? Nearly 12,000 people from more than 130 countries have completed Humboldt Professor Anke Hoeffler's Life with Corona questionnaire.
How did reunification affect research in Germany? How did Humboldt Fellows experience the fall of the Wall? In several videos, members of the worldwide Humboldt network look back at the past and ahead to the future.
Secretary General Enno Aufderheide accepted an award for the Foundation’s “butterfly-friendly garden” from representatives of the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU).
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Bulgarian National Science Fund have agreed upon a joint return programme to support Bulgarian scientists.
How the recent oil spill impacts the work of Humboldtian Nowsheen Goonoo
The best three works of journalism from the first round of the Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media have been awarded €500 each.
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities received extensive collection of handwritten documents from the Humboldt Foundation
The gift of a manuscript collection will significantly increase the archive holdings of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Romanian research funding organisation UEFISCDI expand support for young Romanian scientists returning home.