Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - The Central Women's Representative

Call for applications: Caroline von Humboldt Award 2024

Proposals for the Caroline von Humboldt Award 2024 can be submitted until April 30, 2024.


The Caroline von Humboldt Award (CvH Award), which is endowed with €15,000, is awarded annually to an excellent junior researcher from Germany or abroad. A professor from a university or non-university research institution in Germany or abroad can nominate her or him for this prestigious award.

The CvH Prize is the first award at the HU to be given exclusively to women. First announced in 2010, it is one of the most highly endowed prizes of its kind in Germany. The prize is aimed at young female academics who completed their doctorate no more than seven years ago and who do not hold a full professorship. The prize money is intended to enable the award winner to carry out a research project as part of a research stay at the Humboldt University ("Scientist in Residence").


The prize is open to (international) young female scientists whose doctorate
doctorate no longer than seven years ago (plus 2 years per child if applicable) and who do not
do not hold a full professorship. Proposals for the award must be submitted by professors from university and non-university research institutions as well as universities of applied sciences.
science must be submitted. In addition, written consent must be given for the
of the junior researcher to the respective research project or to the respective
Humboldt University (Please note: a research stay at the Charité is not possible.
at the Charité is not possible).

The proposal should include the following documents:
- Reasons for the proposal
- Details of the junior researcher (name, address, curriculum vitae)
- Academic career
- Professional qualifications
- List of publications
- Teaching achievements
- Description of the current project (max. 5 pages)
- Abstract of the current project (max. 400 words)
- Name and declaration of consent of the chair or research group intended for the research stay
intended chair or the host research group

Applications must be submitted in electronic form and in German or English by
be submitted in a pdf file by April 30, 2024 at:


Further information on the 2024 nomination can be found in the call for applications.


Contact Kristina Kütt
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin
Telefon: +49 030 2093 - 12842
Fax: +49 030 2093 - 12831


cvh-preis.text.image0 Increasing the recognition and visibility of female academics. - One goal of the Caroline von Humboldt Program's gender equality strategy.