Junior and senior researchers from abroad in all disciplines can carry out their own long-term research project in collaboration with an academic host of their choice at a research institution in Germany.
Applicants must present a confirmation that research facilities are available, as well as a mentoring agreement and a detailed expert’s statement by an academic host at a research institution in Germany.
Fellowship of 2,650 euros per month (postdocs) or 3,150 euros per month (experienced researchers) plus language course, travel expenses, family allowances, extensive alumni sponsorship and allowance for research costs (for the host institution).
6 to 24 months (postdocs) resp. 6 to 18 months (experienced researchers), the fellowship for experienced researchers can be divided up into a maximum of 3 blocks within 3 years.
Applications can be submitted online at any time. You can access the online application form on the programme website (see link below).
Here you will find a list of the funding programmes of the Humboldt Foundation.