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The Carlsberg Bequest – in honour of brewer J.C. Jacobsen

About the Carlsberg Bequest

J.C. Jacobsen and staff | 1885

The Carlsberg Foundation established 1 October 1938 - on the 50th anniversary for J.C. Jacobsen’s transfer of the brewery to the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters - the Carlsberg Bequest in honour of brewer J. C. Jacobsen.

Based on the charter the Carlsberg Bequest supports talent development of younger people as well as small and larger projects, contributing to communicating and promoting the understanding of science and its impact in society, especially focusing on the youth.

The Carlsberg Bequest Board of Directors are disposing the funds in accordance to the charter.

For further information on support from the Carlsberg Bequest, please contact Foundation Advisor and Program Manager, Jasmina Milenkovic, email:

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