The prize money of €60,000 is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. Within the 6 months to a year stay in Germany, researchers will collaborate with specialist colleagues on a research project of their choice. Other than individualized support and funding, the researchers will also have the opportunity to attend numerous events and language courses.
Who may submit a nomination?
- Established researchers at research institutions in Germany
- Humboldt Foundation Award winners working abroad jointly with a researcher working in Germany
- Nominees academic qualifications should be internationally recognized
- Nominees should be nationals of a developing or transition country
For details of the nomination process please see the web page Information for nominators for the Georg Forster Research Award.
Deadline for nominations: 31 October 2023