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External Award: Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

March 01, 2016
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The Humboldt Research Fellowship accepts applications for postdoctoral fellowships from scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines to do research in Germany. There are approximately 600 Fellowships awarded annually.

Submit an application if you are a researcher from abroad with above average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career and only completed your doctorate in the last four years. A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows you to carry out a long-term research project (6-24 months) you have selected yourself in cooperation with an academic host you have selected yourself at a research institution in Germany.

The amount of the research fellowship is 2,250 EUR per month, which includes a mobility allowance and a subsidy to insurance. See their FAQ for additional answers on the value of this award.

There is no application deadline.

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