Strate­gic Part­ner­ships

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has been a strategic partner of Princeton University since 2012. President Julia von Blumenthal and President Christopher L. Eisgruber at the extension of the contract. Photo: Sameer Kahn/fotobuddy

The strategic partnerships represent cross-faculty interests and significantly shape the international focus of the university. By collaborating with selected leading universities, we reinforce global networks and shared competencies.

Strategic partnerships at Humboldt-Universität

    • Prince­ton Uni­ver­si­ty

      Strategic Partnerships

      Princeton University was founded in 1746 and is one of the most prestigious institutions worldwide. Building on diverse and long-time collaborations at a faculty level, Humboldt-Universität has been part of a strategic partnership with Princeton since 2012.

      Princeton University
    • Uni­ver­si­dade de São Paulo

      Strategic Partnerships

      The two universities have been joining forces since 2015 to address the challenges of our globalised world together. Universidade de São Paulo was founded in 1934 and, with over 90,000 students, is the largest public university in Brazil.

      Auf dem Campus in São Paulo steht die ikonische "Biblioteca Brasiliana Guita e José Mindlin", hier mit der Installation "O Carvão e o Ouro" (Kohle und Gold) von Siron Franco.
    • Uni­ver­si­ty of Zurich

      Strategic Partnerships

      The strategic partnership between the University of Zurich and Humboldt-Universität was launched in 2019 to address challenges in Europe and the world together through intensive, scientific exchange.

      Luftaufnahme des campus der Universität Zürich.

Strategic partnerships of the Berlin University Alliance

    • Uni­ver­si­ty of Ox­ford

      Berlin University Alliance

      The relations with Humboldt-Universität at a faculty level go back to the 1980s. As part of the Berlin University Alliance, Humboldt-Universität has been joining forces with the University of Oxford since 2017 to face the challenges of our time.

    • Na­tion­al Uni of Sin­ga­pore

      Berlin University Alliance

      The National University of Singapore is one of the world’s leading research universities and a top university in its region. It is distinguished by an interdisciplinary and practice-oriented approach in the fields of education, research and innovation.

    • Uni­ver­si­ty of Mel­bourne

      Berlin University Alliance

      Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne has a strong international reputation for academic excellence, innovative research and cultural diversity.

      The University of Melbourne

Strategic regional engagement

    • East­ern Part­ner­ships


      The Eastern Partnerships DAAD programme offers researchers at Humboldt-Universität the opportunity to establish and expand collaborations with nine selected universities from Albania, Armenia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Ukraine.

    • Glob­al South


      The greatest challenges of our time, such as climate change, pandemics or migration, demand collaborations from science that are truly globally oriented. We therefore see it as our task to resolutely take into consideration all world regions in internationalisation.

    • 22.06.2024

      20:00 — 01:00 ​

      Humboldt Labor im Humboldt Forum, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin

      Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften

      Strategic Partnerships

      Glob­al Cli­mate Call: Lec­tures and live calls on glob­al cli­mate re­search

      For the Long Night of Science, the Humboldt Lab will connect live to research projects around the world: At the "Call a Scientist" station, visitors can pick up the phone themselves to speak with researchers.

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