Award winners are honoured for their outstanding research record and are invited to conduct a research project of their own choice in Germany in close cooperation with fellow experts at a research institution in Germany. The award is granted to researchers from developing countries, emerging economies and transition states.
A nomination can only be made in favour of senior scientists who
Award of 60,000 euros. In addition, award winners are invited to carry out research projects of their own choice in Germany in collaboration with fellow experts. To support the collaboration, additional funding of up to 25,000 euros can be granted for conference participation, materials and equipment.
Up to 12 months.
The nomination period usually ends on 31 October of each year. It is not possible for researchers to apply themselves; nominations can only be made by established researchers employed at a university or another research institution in Germany.
Here you will find a list of the funding programmes of the Humboldt Foundation.