A Boost for Germany as a Science Base

More than 100 Humboldt Professors are now working at German universities and research institutions – four of them report on their experiences

“It takes the entire network”

An interview with Andrea Löther who led a study commissioned by the Humboldt Foundation to analyse the potential and needs of female scholars and scientists around the world.

“The poor deserve the best”

Interview with sociologists Jessé Souza and Boike Rehbein about the access to education, people’s self-esteem and creating local opportunities.

“Europe should have acted sooner”

Interview with the Ukrainian scientist Dmytro Leontyev about the current situation, further options for international cooperation and the West’s naivety

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Another world is possible

Two archaeologists from Iran are digging deep into their country’s past. Why gender archaeology can enrich the present.

Where the wild bees are

Working in the Social Insects Research Group at the University of Pretoria, Feodor Lynen Fellow Anja Buttstedt conducts her research between bees and bright mauve-coloured blossoms.

Digital #HumboldtConcert

The Humboldt Foundation invites you to the livestream of an Advent concert on 9 December 2021. Enjoy music by Mozart and Brahms live, performed by members of the Beethoven Orchester Bonn.

Support for science

The endowment of €500,000 granted by Mr. Winfried Pohl will benefit the promotion of top international research. Here, Mr. Pohl tells us what motivated him to support the Humboldt Foundation.