Benefits for families

The Humboldt Foundation can grant, provided that the budget situation allows, allowances and/or a subsidy towards health and personal liability insurance for spouses and minor children who accompany the research fellow during the sponsorship period for at least three months (without interruption). Furthermore, the Foundation offers research fellows a number of options to support them in raising their child or children. For further conditions and details please see the application form and the following downloads.

Further information concerning accompanying spouses

Further information concerning accompanying children

Further information on parenting support

For German Chancellor Fellows:


Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Sponsorship and Network Department
Jean-Paul-Str. 12
53173 Bonn