Further benefits to support families

In addition to granting financial assistance and allowances, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers various options to support fellows who are raising children.

Extension of the fellowship in line with the German Maternity Protection Act (Mutterschutzgesetz)
 

When a baby is born to a female fellow during the sponsorship period, the fellowship may be extended by up to three months. For details, please see the information below:

Information sheet "Maternity leave" (PDF)

Online application

Extension of the fellowship in the context of parenting support
 

Under certain circumstances, fellows who raise children may be granted an extension of their fellowship. For further details, please see the information below:

Information sheet "Parenthood" (PDF)

Online application

Contact

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

info(at)avh.de