The Capes-Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme is a joint fellowship programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Brazilian research funding organisation Capes (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior).
The programme is addressed exclusively to researchers from Brazil; All disciplines are included.
The research fellows selected will be mentored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation during their stay in Germany.
The programme is jointly sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation and Capes.
Up to 15 scholarships available in each of the six calls, in both categories:
1) Postdoctoral researchers:
Submit an application if you are a scientist or scholar from Brazil with above average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career and only completed your doctorate less than four years ago.
6-24 months in Germany.
Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host.
2) Experienced researchers
Submit an application if you are a scientist or scholar from Brazil with above average qualifications, completed your doctorate less than twelve years ago, already have your own research profile and a record of several years of independent academic work e.g. working at least at the level of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Group Leader.
6-18 months in Germany.
Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years.
Several calls available. Next deadline : 30 November 2017
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