The foundation has selected the beneficiaries of the Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding active German scholars wishing to spend several months conducting research in Poland.
In 2013, in the 17th round of the competition, Polish Honorary Research Scholarships went to:
- Prof. Eduard MUEHLE of the University of Münster, who will pursue his six-month research project “Power and Society in 12th c. Poland – or the deeds and honour of Petrus Vlostides” in collaboration with Prof. Przemysław Urbańczyk of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
- Prof. Rolf FEIGUTH of the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, who will pursue his three-month research project “Two books on Polish poetry from the 16th to the 19th century” in collaboration with Prof. Kwiryna Ziemba.
- Prof. Moritz KASSMANN from Bielefeld University, who will pursue his four-month research project “Regularity theory of integro-differential equations” in collaboration with Prof. Krzysztof Bogdan.
- Prof. Peter TALKNER from the University of Augsburg, who will pursue his six-month research project “Work statistics for a sudden quench of a typical quantum system” in collaboration with Prof. Jerzy Łuczka.
- Prof. Karl Ulrich KAINER from Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht – Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, who will pursue his five-month research project on “Properties of magnesium based composite materials manufactured by squeeze casting and stir casting” in collaboration with Prof. Jacek Kaczmar.
- Prof. Manfred PFISTER of the Free University in Berlin, who will pursue his five-month research project “Intercultural Transactions: The Example of Gdańsk” in collaboration with Prof. Jerzy Limon.
Scholarship beneficiaries will each receive 4000 euro per month.