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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.

“We are a family”

Humboldtians from Central and Eastern Europe draw a positive balance following virtual colloquium

Winners of the third ComLab announced

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.

In the service of democracy

From environmental activist to Chile’s Comptroller General: what has especially shaped the career of the Humboldtian Jorge Bermúdez Soto. An interview.

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"It was simply phenomenal"

What made scientific policy advice on the pandemic so successful in Uruguay. An interview with Rafael Radi

A toolkit for good science communication

During the summer school “Communicating Science”, 50 junior researchers from 26 countries will work together to elaborate recommendations for action.

The 2021 Annual Meeting – “Best of”

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.

Why we reach for the *** (stars)

Diversity of perspectives is the precondition for excellence. So, for us, excellence starts with indicating diversity in our language.