The Humboldt Prize, (official information is included below) also known as the Humboldt Research Award, is an award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany to internationally renowned scientists and scholars who work outside of Germany. The award is granted, in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date, to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future. The prize is currently valued at €60,000. It is a personal award. Up to one hundred such awards are granted each year across the academic arena. Nominations must be submitted by established academics in Germany.
1 Oct 2018
Degree of recognition
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
Awarded at event
47th Symposium for Research Awards of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation