Humboldt Life is the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s online network. It connects all the members of the Humboldt Family. The platform is specifically tailored to the needs of researchers and designed to promote professional and personal information-sharing.


Humboldt Life is open exclusively to our immediate network. Access is restricted to Humboldtians and hosts as well as selected guests who are personally invited to join.

Your profile

As a member of the Humboldt Family you can introduce yourself and present your research focus areas on Humboldt Life. Make use of blogs, discussion groups, publication lists, member search, events, photo albums, surveys and much more.

Making contacts

Are you looking for members who are working on a certain subject or in a specific place? On Humboldt Life you will find collaborative partners in Germany and around the world.

Sharing ideas

Use Humboldt Life to keep your contacts updated on your activities. Set up a new discussion group or join an existing group to share ideas with other members of the network.

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