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 an 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

30.05.2017

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors chosen

Researchers selected from abroad set to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award in 2018

A legal scholar, a quantum optician, a virologist, a computer scientist and a cell biologist have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award. The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship comes with up to €5 million in funding and is granted to eminent researchers ...  more

16.05.2017

Humboldt Professorships bring international research stars to Germany

Alexander von Humboldt Professorships 2017 awarded by Federal Minister of Education and Research Johanna Wanka and the President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Helmut Schwarz.

Six top researchers from abroad were awarded Alexander von Humboldt Professorships Tuesday evening in Berlin. Federal Minister of Education and Research Johanna Wanka and the President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Helmut Schwarz, presented Germany’s best-endowed research award to ...  more

08.05.2017

Invitation to the presentation of the Alexander von Humboldt Professorships by Federal Minister Wanka in Berlin on 16 May

Six award winners from abroad will each receive up to €5 million and soon conduct research in Cologne, Düsseldorf, Göttingen, Heidelberg and Tübingen.

Germany’s most valuable research award, the 2017 Alexander von Humboldt Professorship, will be awarded in Berlin on 16 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

27.10.2016

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors selected

Three researchers from abroad have been chosen to receive Germany’s top international research award in 2017 and move to North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony.

A cell biologist, a philosopher and a plant molecular biologist from the USA have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research prize. These outcomes mean that six awards have been granted for 2017. The first selection round was held in April. The Alexander von Humboldt ...  more