Newsletter 3/2010

Dear readers,
In this edition of our Newsletter we should like to introduce you to the new Secretary General of the Humboldt Foundation: Enno Aufderheide will assume this office in July, taking over from Wolfgang Holl, acting Secretary General, who has been managing the Foundation’s business since Georg Schütte’s move to the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as a State Secretary. The staff at the Foundation are looking forward to working together with Enno Aufderheide who holds a doctorate in biology and is an experienced science manager. You will find a photograph and CV of the new Secretary General in this Newsletter. Keep reading for an update on new developments in the sponsorship programmes and Humboldt Network.

    Enno Aufderheide appointed new Secretary General of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

    The Board of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has decided to appoint Enno Aufderheide as the Foundation’s new Secretary General. He is due to assume office on 1 July 2010. more ...

  • Focus on Latin America

    During 2010, the Humboldt Foundation is focusing on its networking in Latin America, set against the backdrop of various Latin American independence anniversaries and the “German-Brazilian Year of Science, Technology and Innovation”. more ...

  • German Chancellor Fellowships: New deadlines for applications from the USA and the Russian Federation

    Potential leaders from the USA, the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China are eligible to apply for a German Chancellor Fellowship. The closing dates for applications in 2010 are 30 June for applicants from the People’s Republic of China, 30 September for applicants from the Russian Federation and 15 October for applicants from the USA. more ...

  • From the current issue of Humboldt Kosmos: America, you’re (slightly) better off

    Are the United States a utopia for immigrants, whilst being German is still a question of skin colour? German Chancellor fellow James Angelos writes about his experiences in Berlin as an American journalist with Greek roots. more ...

  • Researching abroad: The Feodor Lynen Fellowship

    Every year, the Humboldt Foundation sponsors up to 125 German researchers of all disciplines who wish to conduct a research project abroad by granting Feodor Lynen Research Fellowships more ...