Stable connections

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.

#ProgressDiversity: Let’s talk!

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!

Protests at Boğaziçi University

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Focus on equal opportunity and diversity

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will be expanding its involvement in matters pertaining to equity, equality of opportunity, and diversity in the science system.

“Safe haven for a new start”

Strengthening freedom of scientific research: Success stories from five years of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative. An interview with the programme director.

Initial findings from study on "Life with Corona"

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.

30 Years of United Research

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.