American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

A Professional Partner of The

Alexander von Humboldt - Foundation

Keep in Touch

A strong Humboldt network in the United States is central to the work and mission of American Friends and of the AvH. American Friends therefore strives to keep accurate contact records on all alumni of the Foundation, but we recognize that many Humboldtians have mobile careers. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us maintain current contact information, so that we can keep you informed about American Friends, the AvH, and your fellow alumni.

Connect to Humboldtians and the AvH

  • Log on to the AvH’s Humboldt Life networking portal! Connect with researchers from the Humboldt Alumni Family.
  • Find alumni to connect with – Search for select Humboldtians by name, discipline, keyword or location in the Humboldt Network online database
  • Update your contact information – Through the AvH portal and via e-mail through the American Friends

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Other resources connecting you with Germany

  • The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the United States – Learn about the German Ambassador to the United States, as well as the Departments and Services at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Consulates General in the United States – In addition to the German Embassy, there are eight German Consulates General in the United States
  • Attend German cultural events at Goethe Instituts in the US Goethe Institutes feature various German arts and cultural events/exhibits, films, language courses, lectures, and seminars
  • Alumni Portal Deutschland – connect with Alumni, networks, opportunities, and social media for those who have studied, researched, or stayed in Germany

Refresh your German language skills!

  • Find German courses a Goethe Institut near you
  • Learn German Online with Deutsche Welle (DW)! DW’s “Deutsch lernen” portal features multiple online language-learning resources, and it is free!
  • Or practice your German skills on Duolingo – also free