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Field Trips / Research Stays

Application guidelines

The Carlsberg Foundation supports expenses related to field trips abroad and research stays at international research institutions with a budget exceeding DKK 100,000.
CALL CLOSED

Call opens: 30 June 2024
Deadline: 1 October 2024, 16.00
The guidelines have been updated June 2023.

Purpose

The Carlsberg Foundation provides support for expenses related to field trips abroad and research stays at foreign institutions with a budget exceeding DKK 100,000.

Who can apply

The applicant must be at associate professor/senior researcher or professor level, employed at a Danish research institution.

If applying for a research stay at a foreign research institution, the application must clearly state why the applicant has chosen the specific research institution and how the stay creates research synergies between the applicant’s research and the host institution.

What can be applied for

Field trips and research stays at foreign institutions with a budget less than DKK 100,000 must be applied for under the Carlsberg Foundation continuous call for applications.

The Carlsberg Foundation only provides support for expenses related to travel, accommodation and transport. An hourly or daily (per diem) allowance cannot be applied for.

The Foundation only provides support for additional expenses in connection with the inclusion of family for field trips and research stays at foreign institutions of more than six months’ duration.

The Foundation does not provide support for expenses related to PhD students' field trips/research stays or changes of research environment.

The earliest start date is 1 January, and the latest start date is 1 September.  

Application requirements

The application must be submitted through CF-Grant (application system)

Please note that failure to comply with the following requirements will result in an administrative rejection of the application.

The application must be written in English using Times New Roman, font size 12, margins on the left, right, top and bottom of at least 2 cm and line spacing of 1.5. The following appendices, and only these, must be uploaded with the application in PDF format (please note that other formats are not accepted):

Required documents:

  • Project description
  • Budget
  • Curriculum vitae and list of publications

If relevant to the application (see explanation below):

  • Housing commitment from the host institution
  • Recommendations

Project description
The project description must not exceed 6,000 characters (including spaces, figure captions, formulas and such like) and must not exceed two A4 pages (including figures, tables and such like, but excluding references). Any references or bibliography must be added in direct continuation of the project description.

Budget
An itemised budget for the amount applied for must be uploaded using the Carlsberg Foundation budget template, including a justification of the budget items.

Curriculum vitae and list of publications
The CV of the main applicant must not exceed two A4 pages. Do not include picture, home address, family information, CPR no., date of birth, or gender.

A list of publications for the main applicant from the last five years must be uploaded in the same PDF file as the CV.

The list of publications must only include research that has been published or accepted for publication. The name of the applicant must be in bold font and the order of authors must be indicated exactly as listed in the original publication. All co-authors must be mentioned. If, however, the number of authors exceeds 10, it is sufficient to list the first 10.

The list of publications must be chronologically arranged and divided into the following categories:

  1. Peer-reviewed publications:
  • Articles
  • Monographs
  • Peer-reviewed papers published in conference proceedings
  • Book chapters
  • Anthologies
  1. Non-peer-reviewed publications, for example
  • Articles
  • Monographs
  • Book chapters
  • Anthologies
  1. Patent references for patents obtained or applied for that are relevant to the applicant’s research. Any patent references should be included in the list of publications on equal terms with scientific articles.

Links to external materials may be included but will not be considered in the evaluation of the application. If an h-index is included in the list of publications, it must be clarified how the index was calculated.

Housing commitment from the hosting institution (where relevant)
A confirmation from the hosting institution that it will provide adequate workplace facilities during the stay must be uploaded.

Recommendations (where relevant)
Up to three recommendations may be uploaded.


Please note: The foundation reserves the right to make adjustments to the criteria.



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