Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

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Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • doctorate or comparable academic degree
  • academic publications reviewed according to international standards and printed in journals and/or by publishing houses
  • confirmation of the availability of research facilities and of a mentoring agreement provided by an academic host at a research institution in Germany
  • language skills: depending on the academic discipline, a good knowledge of German and/or English is necessary

What form does funding take?

The Fellowship is worth 2,650 euros per month. This includes a mobility lump sum and a contribution towards health and liability insurance. Fellows can also apply for additional benefits, such as lump sums for travel expenses, language fellowships and allowances for accompanying family members.

When is the closing date for applications?

Applications can be submitted at any time.