Humboldt Association of Canada Kolleg on ‘Transitions’

The year 2019 marks the 250th birth anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt.  To celebrate this event, the Humboldt Association of Canada (HAC) is happy to announce a Kolleg to be held between May 9 to 11, 2019 at the University of Ottawa. The theme of this symposium will be ‘Transitions’.  We invite Canadian Humboldians and researchers to submit abstracts to the Kolleg and present their interpretations of the word,’Transitions’.  The symposium will also provide an opportunity for researchers to learn more about AvH programs and funding assistance.





University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Symposium dates

May 9 to May 11, 2019

Important deadlines

Abstract submission deadline:  October 15,  2018

Notice of acceptance or rejection of abstracts:  October 29, 2018

Registration deadline: January 15, 2019.

Abstract submission webpage

Please submit an abstract to the Kolleg here.

Kolleg organizing committee

Dr.-Ing. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik (Email:

Dr. Jennifer Decker (Email: )

Prof. Chung-Wai Chow (Email: )

More details

For the latest news and updates on the Kolleg, check here.

For the Humboldt Foundation Liaison Office of Canada website, click here.