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Humboldt Research Fellowship

2022 Humboldt Research Fellowships (Funded & Paid)

Fully Funded
Country: Germany
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The Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation is offering Humboldt Research Fellowships for 500 fellows. This is your chance to undertake a long-term opportunity of learning.

The research program aims to provide talented and qualified researchers from around the globe with an opportunity to conduct their research in Germany.

The fellowship duration is six months and may extend to 18 months in a research institute. Fellows can split this program into three stays within three decades. All marked fields are available for work and experiments. This is a collaboration between professional scholars and scientists from Germany and the world.

Benefits :

  • Monthly allowance of €2,670 for postdoctoral researchers. It is for the doctorate completed within the past four years.
  • Monthly stipend of €3,150 for postdoctoral researchers. It is for a doctorate completed within the past twelve years.
  • Also, the fellowship has flexible starting dates.
  • Fellows can divide the fellowship into a maximum of three stages.
  • Everyone gets an individual mentor for the program.
  • In addition, fellows get to attend a German language course and their spouses before the fellowship starts.
  • There will also be financial support for family members.
  • Provision of travel expenses.
  • Moreover, availability of Alumni sponsorship once the research is completed.

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Available Fields for Research :

  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Biology
  • Zoology
  • Medicine
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering Science

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Applicant should be holding international citizenship.
  • Also, Must possess a doctorate or equivalent academic degree.
  • Applicant must have some previous experience in research work.
  • Good grip on English or German language.
  • Furthermore, they must have some scholarly publications.

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If you would like to apply for the Humboldt Research Fellowship, please submit the following necessary documents to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation online only.

  • Updated CV of not more than two pages.
  • Research outline (not more than five pages).
  • Complete list of publications.
  • List of selected key publications.
  • Key publications.
  • Doctoral certificate.
  • Recommendation Letters.



Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Open topostdoctoral researchers, experienced researchers
OrganizerAlexander von Humboldt Foundation



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