American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

A Professional Partner of The

Alexander von Humboldt - Foundation


The March for Science is scheduled for 22 April 2017, in Washington, D.C., with satellite events planned for many cities across the world, including in 14 cities in Germany.

American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AFAvH) embraces the call for public support of science manifest in the individuals and organizations participating in the March for Science. As reflected in our mission, vision, and goals, AFAvH affirms the value of science to society.

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American Friends assisted the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with its 2017 Colloquium in Washington, D.C.

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Winter 2016 Strata

Our latest Strata newsletter is now available!
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2016 German Chancellor’s Fellowship Alumni Meeting


A triennial meeting of our BUKA Alumni in Washington, D.C.
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Promoting German-American Exchange

A Network of Scientists, Scholars, and Professionals

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Supporting US Humboldtians

Past, Present, and Future

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Thank you to our Donors!

Shaping the US Research Landscape

Engaging researchers and partner organizations

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The Internationalization of Science and Research

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US Alumni in the News

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German Chancellor Fellows

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How You Can Benefit from International Research Experience

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