American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

A Professional Partner of The

Alexander von Humboldt - Foundation

American Friends Leadership and Staff

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AFAvH). The Board determines and advances the organization’s mission, and is responsible for strategic direction, oversight, and evaluation of the organization. The Board of Directors is comprised of recipients of Humboldt Foundation grants and awards and other distinguished individuals from diverse backgrounds who share the goals of AFAvH.

Alumni Council

The American Friends Alumni Council (AC) is a standing committee of the Board of Directors, and is comprised of Humboldtians. The Alumni Council develops and supports activities that increase the intellectual and social interactions among Humboldtians in the United States. View information about the AC members and activities.


The AFAvH Staff is a dedicated team with diverse backgrounds responsible for enhancing international research networks and supporting the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.


Career Opportunities at AFAvH!