Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists
These grants and scholarships aim to provide foreign academics and scientists working in higher education or at research institutes with an opportunity to carry out a research project at a state (public) or state-recognised higher education institution or non-university research institute in Germany.
Who can apply?
University teachers and established academics and scientists who have usually completed a doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute in their home country.
Former holders of fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation are requested to contact first the Humboldt Foundation.
The TOEFL® test is a popular option for students to meet the English-language requirements for scholarships.
Monthly payments of 2,000 euros for assistant teachers, assistant professors and lecturers, 2,150 euros for professors
Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
Other payments cannot be made.
What can be funded?
Research stays at state or state-recognised institutions of higher education or non-university research institutes in Germany. A research stay can also take place at several host institutions.
Funding may only be claimed once within three years.
Lecture tours or visits to congresses are not funded.
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