The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is currently accepting applications for the German Chancellor Fellowship programme. Open to all citizens from Brazil, China, India, South Africa or the USA.

Are you a graduate with initial leadership experience? Do you come from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, India, South Africa or the USA? Would you like to implement a self-chosen project that supports your career development, is societally relevant and has a lasting public impact? Are you interested in actively participating in an international network of dedicated leaders? Then come to Germany with a German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to take the next step of your career.

Basic Requirements

  • hold Brazilian, Chinese, Indian, South African or American citizenship
  • work in a field such as politics, business, media, administration, society or culture and have demonstrable initial leadership experience
  • will have completed your first academic degree (Bachelor or comparable degree) no more than twelve years ago. The key date for calculating this twelve-year period is 1 October 2023.
  • want to conduct an independently developed project with a host of your choice in Germany
  • have good knowledge of English and/or German

Deadline for Applications is 15 October 2022!

More information here: German Chancellor Fellowship

If you have any questions, please contact info@avh.de before submitting your application.

The fellowship programme is under the patronage of the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. Up to 50 German Chancellor Fellowships are awarded at the moment.