Bundeskanzler-Stipendiaten bei Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel and the German Chancellor Fellows on 9 July in Berlin. Applications for the programme are possible until 15 September. more...
Bundespräsident Steinmeier bei der Jahrestagung
At the annual meeting 2019 Federal President Steinmeier welcomed Humboldtians and presented the Siebold Award. more...
Angela Merkel bei der Jahrestagung
Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the annual meeting of the Humboldt Foundation. more...
Kolloquium Madrid
“Research without Borders – Alexander von Humboldt’s Legacy Today”: Humboldt Colloquium in Madrid. more...
Humboldt today
Humboldt Foundation is commemorating the 250th birthday of its namesake with the Humboldt Today campaign. Join in! more...
Magazine Humboldt Kosmos
What if Humboldt were a researcher today? The Humboldt Kosmos magazine about the secret of an eternal idol. more...
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Call for Applications

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Conduct research in Germany untroubled by administrative constraints for five years? Outstanding research talents can apply for a Sofja Kovalevskaja Award valued at up to €1.65 million until 31.7.2019.

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Humboldt Network

The Foundation maintains a network of more than 29,000 Humboldtians from all disciplines in over 140 countries worldwide. Search the Humboldt Network according to name, discipline, keyword and publication.

Publications by Humboldtians

Eli Rubin: Amnesiopolis

Eli Rubin:

Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Oxford University Press, 2019.

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