Fully Funded Humboldt Research Fellowship in Germany 2023

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement DSH German
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Research
  • Number of Opportunity: 70
  • Eligible Region/Countries
    Open for all (except Germany)
  • Medium of Instruction EnglishGerman
  • Opportunity ID 37672
  • Funding Type Fully Funded
  • Duration 6 to 24 months
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Opportunity Description

The Humboldt Research Fellowship is a program run by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to assist scholars with exceptional credentials from throughout the world. You will receive individualized assistance from the Humboldt Foundation as a fellow and have access to a sizable funding pool. The Humboldt Research Fellowship is open to postdocs and seasoned researchers. All nationalities and academic backgrounds are welcome to apply for the Humboldt Academic Fellowship.

Organized by: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Application Deadline: Not specified
No. Opportunities: 60-70
Fellowship Duration: 6 to 24 months

Benefits:

For Postdoctoral:

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  • The monthly stipend for the scholarship is €2,670. Fellowships may last from six months to 24 months.
  • A lump sum mobility payment will be given to attendees of required conferences, research outings, etc.
  • Health insurance.
  • Travel-related expenses.
  • Linguistics lessons
  • A contribution for dependents.
  • The price of doing a study.

For Experienced Researchers:

  • The fellowship has a value of €3,170. Fellowships can be divided into up to three stints over three years, each lasting between six and eighteen months.
  • A lump sum mobility payment will be given to attendees of required conferences, research outings, etc.
  • Health insurance.
  • Travel-related expenses.
  • Linguistics lessons
  • A contribution for dependents.
  • The price of doing a study.

Eligibility

  • The Ph.D., C.Sc., or equivalent degree must have been earned by the applicant no more than four years before application.
  • German citizens must have lived and worked abroad regularly for at least five years to qualify.
  • The candidate must have extraordinary mastery of the English language.
  • It is helpful if you speak German well.
  • Before the application deadline, applicants had to have spent at least 12 months outside of Germany in the previous 18 months.

Application Requirements:

  • Academic resume (maximum two pages)
  • Research strategy (up to five pages)
  • A comprehensive list of your articles (a sample list is provided in PDF format here).
  • A list of your top publications (see a sample list in PDF format here).
  • Noteworthy publications
  • Your doctoral diploma, evidence that your Ph.D. was completed, or a guarantee that it will be finished within six months
  • Your German language diploma, if applicable
  • You’ll also need translations or summaries for any significant publications that aren’t available in German or English, as well as an acceptance notification from the publisher or an acknowledgment of receipt.

How to apply?

Before the day of selection, the application form and any supporting paperwork should be delivered.

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Application Review:

The Selection Committee for this program meets in March, July, and November to evaluate applications.

For further information about Humboldt Research Fellowship, please visit Alexander Von Humbold Foundation’s website.

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