Humboldt today – celebrating the anniversary of a discoverer and networker
If Humboldt were on Twitter today
He liked to formulate succinct sentences and deliver punch lines. He took a stand against slavery, colonialism and environmental destruction. What stance would Humboldt take on current issues? We present his quotes in a new light.More
Happy Birthday, Alex!
Our network and our staff honour the memory of the man after whom our foundation is named.More
“Think of it as similar to the Olympics”
Every two years, a number of German schools in the Andean states embark on a mission to find the "campéon" of the Humboldt Games. Teams from as many as 14 educational institutions compete for medals in three disciplines. The 20th Juegos Humboldt were hosted by the German school "Federico Fröbel" in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba.More
The Hamburg Center of Natural History (CeNak) is joining in the celebrations to mark the anniversary year. In the exhibition "Humboldt lives!", the Zoological Museum and the Botanical Garden of the University of Hamburg cast a light on Humboldt's expedition to South America.More