Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
CV: Frank Albrecht is the Programme Director of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's support program for at-risk researchers. He previously served as Programme Officer for North America, Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, and as Senior Coordinator for Strategic Planning. Before joining the Humboldt Foundation, he held temporary assignments at United Nations Volunteers, a UNDP programme, and worked for a UK-based recruitment consultancy, the MRL Group. He holds a M. A. degree in Linguistics from Bonn University.
Presentation title: Funding Programmes of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
The Alexander von Humboldt promotes academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany. Whether you are a postdoc at the beginning of your career, an established experienced researcher or an eminent world authority in your field, with our research fellowships and awards we provide support that is tailored to your particular career stage. The Philipp Schwartz Initiative is a special fellowship programme for researchers at risk from political persecution or armed conflict. Launched in 2016, it has supported over 400 scholars from 24 countries in re-establishing their research careers in safety in Germany.