German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders

German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders


Academic degree? Initial leadership experience? Now you want to drive forward your career in Germany? The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow – from Brazil, the USA, Russia, India, and China. The German Chancellor Fellowship offers you an opportunity to take the next career step in Germany irrespective of your field of work. In order to apply develop your own project idea and find the host of your choice to mentor you. Once your host has confirmed you can apply for a fellowship. Beatrice for example is a journalist who is looking to raise awareness for the global topic of migration in her home country of Brazil. She found her German host in an NGO and plans to write a blog on her project as well as to produce stories for the Brazilian media. Or Sai. He’s an economic expert who worked on a project to promote German-Chinese business relations in environmental technology. Today he’s a project manager with a strategy consultancy firm controlling activities in the renewable energy sector in emerging markets like China. Fellows get by perfectly well in English, but thanks to a free intensive German course and daily practice their German improves constantly. Financially they don’t need to worry, because the fellowship pays quite enough to live well in Germany. And that’s not all! Fellows go on a study tour together, meet the Federal Chancellor, the patron of the programme and make valuable contacts both in Germany and amongst the other international fellows. Would you also like to come to Germany on a German Chancellor Fellowship? Then just find out more!

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