ubmit an application if you are a researcher from Germany with above average qualifications, completed your doctorate less than twelve years ago, already have your own research profile and are working at least at the level of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Group Leader or have a record of several years of independent academic work. A Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship for experienced researchers allows you to carry out a long-term research project (6 to 18 months) you have selected yourself in cooperation with an academic host you have selected yourself at a research institution abroad. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years. The host must be an academic working abroad who has already been sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation. The Humboldt Foundation tries to involve the host in financing the research fellowship.
Scientists and scholars from all disciplines may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. The Humboldt Foundation grants up to 150 Feodor Lynen Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers and experienced researchers annually.
Short-term study visits, participation in congresses and training courses cannot be financed.