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

18.05.2016

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors selected

Three researchers from abroad have been chosen to receive Germany’s top international research award in 2017.

A bioprocess engineer from the USA, a structural biologist from China and a constitutional law expert from Canada have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research prize. The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship comes with up to €5 million in funding for each ...  more

03.05.2016

Humboldt Professorships bring international research stars to Germany

Alexander von Humboldt Professorships awarded by State Secretary Cornelia Quennet-Thielen from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Helmut Schwarz.

Six top researchers (three women and three men) from abroad were awarded Alexander von Humboldt Professorships Tuesday evening in Berlin. State Secretary Cornelia Quennet-Thielen from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Helmut ...  more

25.04.2016

Invitation to the Alexander von Humboldt Professorships award ceremony in Berlin on 3 May

Six award winners from abroad will each receive up to €5 million and soon conduct research in Bielefeld, Bonn, Halle/Leipzig, Karlsruhe, Munich and Münster.

Germany’s most valuable research award, the 2016 Alexander von Humboldt Professorship, will be awarded in Berlin on 3 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 three women and ...  more

26.10.2015

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors selected

Six researchers from abroad are set to become the recipients of Germany’s most valuable international research award and move to Bielefeld, Bonn, Cologne, Heidelberg, Jena and Karlsruhe.

An Epidemiologist, a Philosopher and a Molecular biologist from the USA, a Mathematician from the United Kingdom, an Economist from Switzerland and a Physicist from France have been chosen as the recipients of the 2016 Alexander von Humboldt Professorship. Germany’s most valuable international ...  more

03.06.2015

Giuseppe Caire to receive the 2015 Vodafone Innovation Award

for his cutting-edge research on mobile data transmission.

With his ground-breaking research, Giuseppe Caire has established the foundation that enables the latest generation of antennas for smartphones and mobile telephone base stations to transmit data significantly faster and more efficiently, the jury noted in its statement.  more