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250 Jahr jung!

On the occasion of the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt (September 14, 1769 - May 6, 1859), the Humboldt Forum, together with the Goethe-Institut, will hold a two-day public celebration on 13 and 14 September 2019.

Newsletter Research in Germany

Area studies

Experts in area studies view the individual regions of the world within their specific linguistic, cultural, historical and other contexts – which is precisely what a globalised world needs. Discover more and learn about current funding programmes.

Freedom is our system. Together for science

"Arts and sciences, research and teaching shall be free. ," says Article 5 of the German Basic Law, which came into force 70 years ago. German science takes the anniversary as an opportunity to debate the opportunities, responsibilities and threats to this freedom.