Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Deadline: Ongoing

Level: Early-career

Background: International

Cycle: Annual


A Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers allows to carry out long-term research (6-18 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years.
The Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 500 Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers and experienced researchers annually.

Eligibility Criteria:

Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply.
Researchers from abroad with above average qualifications, completed their doctorate less than twelve years ago, already have their own research profile and are working at least at the level of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Group Leader or have a record of several years of independent academic work are eligible to apply.
The applicant may not have spent an extended period in Germany prior to application. Potential applicants who have been in Germany for more than six months at the time of application are not eligible to apply.

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