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Gay-Lussac Humboldt Prize

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

(Pour consulter cet article en français, cliquez ici)

A Prize awarded by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research (MENESR) in association with the Academy of Sciences - Institute of France to German scientists and by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to French scientists.

In the framework of the Call for applications 2016, the MENESR plans to reward two German scientists selected from among candidates nominated by French universities or organizations, laboratories and research institutions.

Applicants have to meet following conditions:
  • Be active in Germany;
  • have contributed significantly to the development of Franco-German scientific cooperation;
  • have promising prospects for the future of this cooperation.

Gay-Lussac Humboldt Prize amounts to 60,000 EUR for each winner.

All scientific disciplines are covered.

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awards, meanwhile, the Gay-Lussac Humboldt Price to French scientists, also for an amount of 60,000 euros.

Application deadline: June 30, 2016.

> The application file on the MESR's website (in French)