Newsletter 3/2011

Dear readers,
The global Humboldt Network continues to expand. We have now topped 25,000 researchers in more than 130 countries. Discover where our alumni and the Humboldtians who joined us last year come from as well as what subjects they represent by visiting the statistical overview on our website. As usual, you can read all the latest news from the network and the foundation in this newsletter or, as of now, on Twitter, too.

    International alumni activities: Ideas competition

    The Humboldt Foundation is inviting universities and universities of technology to participate in an ideas competition: “Research Alumni of Universities in Germany”. The closing date for applications is 8 July 2011. more ...

  • The Humboldt Foundation on Twitter

    Spring is sprung, the grass is ris, I wonders where the birdies is? Obviously all twittering along with the Humboldt Foundation. For the last few weeks, the foundation has had its own site on the microblogging service Twitter. more ...

  • “Science and Research” - new section on the Alumniportal Deutschland

    The Alumniportal Deutschland now has an important new section: “Science and Research” has the latest information from the German research community. more ...

  • Four new Alexander von Humboldt Professors

    A linguist and three computer scientists/mathematicians were chosen to become the new Alexander von Humboldt Professors in April 2011. more ...

  • Russia in focus

    May 23rd marked the launch of the German-Russian Year of Education, Science and Innovation 2011/12. The Humboldt Foundation is involved and is also celebrating a minor Russian anniversary of its own. more ...

  • Humboldtians seek to extend academic networks in South East Europe

    More academic cooperation across national and disciplinary boundaries is the aim of the Humboldt Network in Central and South East Europe that met at a colloquium in Budapest. more ...

  • New Climate Protection Fellows selected

    14 prospective leaders from 13 different countries were successful in the second round of the International Climate Protection Fellowship Programme. more ...