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Oportunidade de financiamento de pesquisa pela fundação Humboldt

Humboldt Foundation offers funding for collaborations with Germany

Dear Sir or Madam,
Dear member of the Humboldt Network,

As a member of the Humboldt Network, the Humboldt Foundation helps you to finance a research collaboration with a colleague from Germany. The precondition is that your German collaborative partner successfully applies for one of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s Feodor Lynen Research Fellowships and that you support the application by acting as host.

Funding of worldwide research stays for researchers from Germany

German researchers at all career stages and from all disciplines who would like to cooperate with a host from the Humboldt Network are eligible to apply. The fellowship for experienced researchers (up to 12 years after completing a doctorate) comprises sponsorship for a period of 6 to 18 months abroad, which can be divided up into several stays. For post-doctoral researchers (up to 4 years after completing a doctorate) the sponsorship period is 6 to 24 months.

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How do you find collaborative partners?

    Speak to your German colleagues and draw their attention to the sponsorship opportunities offered by Feodor Lynen Research Fellowships. Offer to become their academic host for the research stay. Applications may be submitted at any time. Some 90 fellowships are granted annually. In the last few years, the success rate was approximately 40%.
    Make it easy for potential applicants to find you by agreeing to the publication of your profile on our online search for a host. If the contact information we hold for you is still correct, this only takes a few clicks: (Please enter the email address to which this mail has been sent. If you need a new password, please click on “Forgot your password?”.)

What will be expected of you in your role as a host?

In order for an application to be successful your collaborative partner will need a confirmation that research facilities can be made available as well as your confidential statement. Furthermore, as a matter of principle, the Humboldt Foundation seeks to involve the host institution in financing the fellowship by providing approximately one third of the fellowship amount. Hosts in developing and transition countries as well as certain other countries are not expected to contribute. Moreover, for hosts in countries that have demonstrable difficulties in raising the necessary funding, exceptions can be made.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our team of advisers via

With best regards from the
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Jean-Paul-Straße 12
53173 Bonn

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