Return Fellowship

After successfully completing the initial stay sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany, it is possible for Humboldt and Georg Forster Research Fellows to apply for a return fellowship to sponsor reintegration into an institute abroad.

To be eligible, Humboldt and Georg Forster Research Fellows must return to research institutions in the following countries:

Application for a return fellowship must be made no later than six months after completing the initial stay sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation in Germany, and the return fellowship be taken up no later than twelve months after completing the initial stay. Experienced researchers are only eligible for application if the duration of the last sponsorship period was at least 6 months.

Applications should include the following documents:

  • completed application form;
  • detailed research plan with time schedule;
  • reference from the academic host in Germany;
  • a list of publications produced during the stay funded by the Humboldt foundation;
  • confirmation by the institution abroad that a workplace will be provided.

Further Information

Contact

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Department Sponsorship and Network
Jean-Paul-Str. 12
53173 Bonn
Germany

info(at)avh.de

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