Tailored Opportunities: Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers


Senior researchers in all disciplines can carry out their own long-term research project in collaboration with an academic host of their choice at a research institution in Germany.


• Senior researchers who do not live and work in Germany • Who have excellent qualifications and a doctorate or a comparable academic degree completed less than 12 years ago • Who already have their own research profile documented by a comprehensive list of academic publications that have been peer-reviewed according to international standards • Who have several years of independent research experience • Who have a good knowledge of German or English


Applications can be submitted online at any time. The duration of the fellowship is 6 to 18 months, can be divided up into a maximum of 3 blocks within 3 years.


You can access the online application form on the programme website. Applicants must present a confirmation that research facilities are available, as well as a mentoring agreement and a detailed expert’s statement by an academic host at a research institution in Germany.


Fellowship of 3,150 euros per month plus language course, travel expenses, family allowances, extensive alumni sponsorship and allowance for research costs (for the host institution). If you need any support in making an application, post your question in the comment box below. If you would like to receive similar opportunities regularly, please follow this blog by inserting your email in the follow box at the top right side of this page.

Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

4 thoughts on “Tailored Opportunities: Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers”

  1. I am a lecturer and researcher in Land Resources Management @Mekelle University. I am very interested and aspired to get this opportunity. How could I apply for this opportunity?
    Thank you

  2. Am PhD candidate and seeking support on my research work which related to environment. Kindly can i apply?

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.