Six young international researchers receive Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards 2017
Presentation of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards 2017 in Berlin: Six young researchers start innovative projects in Germany. more
New edition of Humboldt Kosmos: The Humboldt Foundation’s magazine takes a look on the topic of nutrition. more
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Humboldt Alumni Award for Innovative Networking Initiatives

Humboldtians can apply for the Humboldt Alumni Award 2018 until 30 November 2017. The award is valued at up to €25,000.

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Publications by Humboldtians

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We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled. Voices from Syria.

HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.

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