At the turn of the year, Hans-Christian Pape’s term in office as President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, that he assumed in 2018, comes to an end. The Foundation would like to thank the outgoing President for his commitment in turbulent times.
A response to the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) from biogeographer and Humboldtian Tobias Kümmerle
The Humboldt Foundation congratulates two of its funding recipients upon being chosen to receive a Leibniz Prize
The newly selected winners of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize include the Humboldtians Largus T. Angenent and Hartmut Rosa.
From 17 to 19 November, 150 researchers from the Japanese Humboldt Network, Japanese junior researchers as well as some of the Foundation’s partners and friends in German academia and politics got together at an online Humboldt Colloquium.
On 29 November, the members of the Humboldt Residency Programme got together for the last public event discussing how social cohesion is experienced and can be conveyed on campus.
Enno Aufderheide, Secretary General of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, on how the science community should deal with China – an opinion piece in the DIE ZEIT newspaper
Sara Fouad, Egyptian professor of architecture, who specialises in waterways regeneration, shares her view on the situation in Egypt and how COP27 could bring much needed change.
“Dwindling resources – growing conflicts”: Report on the 6th Communication Lab (28.–29.10. & 4.–5.11. 2022)
Mayra Flores Tavares, International Climate Protection Fellow from Brazil, shares her hopes for the future of the tropical forests following the victory of Lula da Silva in the Brazilian presidential election.
“We are losing an advantage” - Interview with Antje Schwalb, member of the selection committee
Iran is currently experiencing one of the largest waves of protests in decades. We spoke with the Iranian Humboldtian Raika Khorshidian about different forms of protest, communication channels and the cultural scene’s influence in Iran
The Munich immunologist Julia Jellusova, a new scout in the Henriette Herz Scouting Programme will utilise her own networks to recruit three postdocs for her team.
The best projects from the fifth Communication Lab, “The New Global – cooperation for the future”, were honoured at a virtual award ceremony on 2 September 2022.
Cocoa is a core economic commodity in Ghana. The Ghanaian International Climate Protection Fellow Gabriel Antwi-Boasiako is working on a holistic model to predict the future and development of cocoa cultivation in his home country.
Discover how you can utilise the Henriette Herz Scouting Programme and the Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship Programme for your international academic collaborations.
Nicholas Monk is relocating from the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield to AIMS Ghana.
Radio astronomer Anton Zensus on his role as a Humboldt Scout
Humboldt Foundation recognised for work-life balance once again
Applications for next year's Humboldt Alumni Awards are being accepted through 30 November 2022.
On 21 June, leading AI researchers and civil society actors met at the Humboldt Academia in Society Summit in Berlin
The Japanese biomedical engineering expert Keisuke Goda to receive the 2022 Philipp Franz von Siebold Award.
Further strengthening of scientific relations between Germany and Canada additionally reinforced by Memorandum of Understanding
The fifth Communication Lab, a project run by the Humboldt Foundation and the International Journalists’ Programmes, took place on 13 to 14 and 20 to 21 May.
More than 100 Humboldt Professors are now working at German universities and research institutions – four of them report on their experiences
More than 100 Humboldt Professors are now working at German universities – four of them report on their experiences.
Iran announces impending execution of Ahmadreza Djalali. Humboldt Foundation joins Scholars at Risk and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) in calling for the academic's release.
Regional prospects for global Islamic studies: As a scout for the Humboldt Foundation, Johanna Pink, professor for Islamic Studies, has recruited linguistic and regional expertise on a targeted basis for her research team.