Alexander von Humboldt Research grants are intended for highly qualified young scientists who have doctorate and older than 40 years.
requests can occur at any time and shall have a minimum duration of 6 months, being granted by a general rule for a year. The research grant may be extended for another year.
research grants will be awarded for the completion of a specific research project at a university or other research center of the Federal Republic of Germany.
there are two modalities:
scholarship in postdoctoral (from 6 to 24 months) for newly doctorates scientists: www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/771.html scholarship for scientists experienced (from 6 to 18 months) with outstanding career: www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/1710.html
the application form is obtained in the German Embassy or the Consulates General in Barcelona and Malaga.