Humboldt Startup-Programm

The Humboldt Startup Program enables the successful realisation of the founding idea in the phases Prepare, Launch and Grow with the support of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The chances of a successful company foundation are considerably and sustainably increased by participating in the programme.

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Thomas Wagner
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Diana Matz
+49 30 2093 70766


Our startup courses for Bachelor's, Master's and researchers provide the tools for entering the startup world - including credit points.


Startup Incubators

Our startup incubators in Mitte and Adlershof offer the necessary infrastructure and exchange platform for successful company development.

Coaching & Mentoring

Consulting, Mentoring & Coaching

External expertise and experience are essential for a successful startup. Our startup consultants and our entire network of coaches and academic mentors are available for this purpose.


Funding & Financing

Within the framework of the Humboldt Startup Programme, the Prepare Phase, the Launch Phase including the Berlin Startup Grant and EXIST, offers attractive sponsorships for all start-up phases*. We also support funded startups in securing follow-up financing.

Alumni Nwetzwerk

Alumni Network

The Humboldt Founders Club is an alumni network of entrepreneurs from the ranks of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Startup Portfolio

Over 130 companies have already been founded with the support of Humboldt-Innovation.