• Alexander von Humboldt Professorship: Six top researchers were presented Germany’s best-endowed research award on May 16 in Berlin. more ...
  • Humboldt Kosmos: Current edition of Humboldt Kosmos magazine focuses on researchers at risk. more...
  • We grant more than 800 fellowships and awards to researchers from all over the world every year.
  • No quotas: all that counts is the academic quality of our applicants.
  • We sponsor people, not projects. The abilities and dedication of the individual are crucial to academic success.
  • Global Network: Over 28,000 Humboldtians in more than 140 countries – including 54 Nobel Laureates.
  • Individual sponsorship and enduring contacts – trust and bonds for an entire lifetime.
  • An international research destination: We connect top researchers and young talents with partners in Germany.
  • We promote dialogue, cultural exchange and development through our international network.


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Humboldt Network

The Foundation maintains a network of more than 28,000 Humboldtians from all disciplines in over 140 countries worldwide. Search the Humboldt Network according to name, discipline, keyword and publication.

Publications by Humboldtians

Wendy Pearlman: We Crossed a Bridge and It TrembledWendy Pearlman:

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

HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.

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