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.
After the presence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus was verified in South Africa, eight countries in southern Africa were immediately categorised as an area of variant of concern and travel restrictions were imposed.
Happy reunion: The German Humboldt alumni association met in Tübingen in late October to exchange ideas and share information.
A call for applications for a second German Research Chair to be established at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Senegal has now been announced.
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.
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.
For the fourth time, the Humboldt Communication Lab (ComLab) brought together ten researchers and ten journalists to share ideas and opinions on current social developments.
With creativity and autonomy, sustainable education can succeed.
The time has come for science diplomacy: support for Belarussian academics is an investment in the future.
Fellows and alumni of the German Chancellor Fellowship will discuss about Building a Common Future, Change of Perspective, and (Un)Harnessing the Internet
Humboldtians from Central and Eastern Europe draw a positive balance following virtual colloquium
Prospective leaders from transition and developing countries can now apply to the International Climate Protection Fellowship Programme.
The best four works of journalism from the third Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media have been awarded €500 each by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the International Journalists’ Programmes.
Watch the video message from Hans-Christian Pape, President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, at the opening of the 2021 GAIN annual meeting.
From environmental activist to Chile’s Comptroller General: what has especially shaped the career of the Humboldtian Jorge Bermúdez Soto. An interview.
The Humboldt Foundations Philipp Schwartz Initiative and partner institutions prepare to take in researchers
What made scientific policy advice on the pandemic so successful in Uruguay. An interview with Rafael Radi
Hajime Konno has been selected to receive the 2021 Philipp Franz von Siebold Award in recognition of his contributions to increasing mutual understanding of Germany and Japan’s culture and society.
During the summer school “Communicating Science”, 50 junior researchers from 26 countries will work together to elaborate recommendations for action.
With more than 1,000 participants from nearly 80 countries, this year’s Annual Meeting of the Humboldt Foundation was once again a highlight among the many meetings and encounters in the Humboldt Network.
The Humboldt Foundation has made appointments to two chairs at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Kigali, Rwanda.
This year’s awards for the best networking initiatives developed by Humboldtians are going to Argentina, Bulgaria, Nigeria, the Czech Republic and Uzbekistan.
Humboldtians and journalists came together for the third virtual Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media held in June.
Diversity of perspectives is the precondition for excellence. So, for us, excellence starts with indicating diversity in our language.
Dr Ángela Mouriz García, neurophysiologist, medical pioneer in Spain and Humboldtian, celebrated her 100th birthday on 22 May - congratulations!
Behind the scenes at ComLab#3: Journalist and ComLab alumna, Mele Pesti, recorded the process by which participants learn from one another and shares insights on the nuances of interdisciplinary communication.
The Humboldtian Conrado Hübner Mendes has publicly criticised Brazil’s chief public prosecutor. Now he is personally experiencing how President Bolsonaro’s loyal supporters crack down on critics.