Partners, funders and finances

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is a legally responsible foundation under civil law. Its statutory mission is to promote science and research as well as intercultural understanding.

The Humboldt Foundation is funded by the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety as well as other national and international partners with whom it cooperates. See below for an overview of all partners and funders.

In 2020, the budget for the purpose of fulfilling the Foundation’s mission is approximately €145.5 million of which approximately 96 percent derived from Federal Government grants (see diagram). For detailed information on the budget, finances and staffing please see the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s current Annual Report (German only).

Our partners and funders

Public and private funding providers

Collaborative partners: award programmes

Additional collaborative partners in Germany

Collaborative partners abroad


Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
Jean-Paul-Str. 12
53173 Bonn

Phone: 0228-833 0
Fax: 0228-833 199


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