08.08.2019

Alexander von Humboldt Professorships for Artificial Intelligence coming

Up to 30 professorships to be awarded as a contribution to the German government’s Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Up to 30 additional Alexander von Humboldt Professorships in the field of Artificial Intelligence are to be filled in the years up to 2024. Through these professorships, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation intends to contribute to the German government’s Artificial Intelligence Strategy which ...  more

06.06.2019

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors chosen

Three researchers from abroad have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award in 2020 and will take up work in Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia.

A neuroscientist, a mathematician and a linguist have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award. The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship is endowed with funding of up to €5 million and is granted to eminent researchers of all disciplines who have been ...  more

10.05.2019

Humboldt Professorships awarded: Nine top researchers from abroad are singled out

This year’s Alexander von Humboldt Professorships were awarded last night by Anja Karliczek, the Federal Minister of Education and Research, and Hans-Christian Pape, the President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In her speech, the Federal Minister of Education and Research also announced plans to establish further Humboldt Professorships in order to strengthen the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Alexander von Humboldt Professorships were awarded to nine top researchers from abroad Thursday evening in Berlin. This award is Germany's best endowed research award and is worth up to €5 million. The President of the Humboldt Foundation, Hans-Christian Pape, presented the awards during a formal ...  more

30.04.2019

Invitation to the presentation of the Alexander von Humboldt Professorships by Federal Minister Karliczek in Berlin on 9 May

Nine award winners from abroad will each receive up to €5 million and soon conduct research in Bonn, Cologne, Darmstadt, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Konstanz, Leipzig and Würzburg

Germany’s most valuable research award, the 2019 Alexander von Humboldt Professorship, will be awarded in Berlin on 9 May. With this award, the Humboldt Foundation singles out researchers from all disciplines who have worked abroad to date and are leaders in their fields. The award winners were ...  more

06.12.2018

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors chosen

Four researchers from abroad selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award in 2019 and move to Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia und Saxony.

A physicist, a structural biologist, a neuroscientist and a mathematician have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award. The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship is endowed with funding of up to €5 million and is granted to eminent researchers of all ...  more

07.06.2018

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors chosen

Five researchers from abroad selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award in 2019

An economist, a mathematician, a nuclear physicist, an immunologist and a quantum optician have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award. The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship is endowed with funding of up to €5 million and is granted to eminent ...  more

08.05.2018

These scientists come to make a change

Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek and the President of the Humboldt Foundation Hans-Christian Pape confer the Alexander von Humboldt Professorships 2018.

Ten leading international researchers received Germany’s highest valued research award, the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship, on Tuesday evening in Berlin. The German Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek and the President of the Humboldt Foundation Hans-Christian Pape ...  more

30.04.2018

Invitation to the conferment of the Humboldt Professorships by Federal Minister Anja Karliczek on 8 May in Berlin

Ten award winners from abroad will each receive up to five million euros and soon conduct research in Aachen, Berlin, Dresden, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Mainz and Munich

Ten award winners from abroad will each receive up to five million euros. Award ceremony with Federal Minister Anja Karliczek on 8 May in Berlin.  more

26.10.2017

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors chosen

Five researchers from abroad selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award in 2018 and move to Berlin, Saxony-Anhalt, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia.

The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship comes with up to €5 million in funding and is granted to eminent researchers of all disciplines who have been working abroad up to now. They are expected to conduct cutting-edge research at German universities on a long-term basis. The award amount is ...  more

07.09.2017

Humboldt Professor Tschöp to receive Carus Medal

German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina honours outstanding research on diabetes and obesity

The medical researcher is one of the world's most eminent scientists working in the field of diabetes and obesity research. In 2012, he became the first physician ever to be awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship. The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina has now selected him to ...  more