Field Trips / Research Stays at Foreign Institutions

Application guidelines

The Carlsberg Foundation supports expenses related to field expeditions and research stays abroad with a budget exceeding DKK 100,000. The application must clearly state why the applicant has chosen the specific research institution and how the stay creates research synergies.

The main applicant must be at Associate Professor or Professor level.

The Carlsberg Foundation only supports expenses related to travel, stay and transport.

The foundation only supports additional expenses in connection with the inclusion of family for field expeditions and research stays abroad of more than 6 months' duration.

The foundation does not support expenses related to equipment, PhD students' research trips or change of research environment.

Application requirements:

The application must be submitted through Webfond (application system)

The following appendices must be uploaded with the application in pdf format (please note that other formats are not accepted):

  • Project description
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications
  • Budget
  • If relevant: Housing commitment from the host institution
  • If relevant: Recommendations

Project description
The project description must not exceed two A4 pages.

Curriculum Vitae
The CV (with photo if possible) must not exceed three A4 pages.

List of publications
Senior researchers are asked to list publications from the last five years.

A budget for the amount applied for must be provided by filling in the Carlsberg Foundation budget template.

If relevant: Housing commitment from the host institution
The applicant must submit a confirmation from the host institution that it will provide adequate workplace and facilities during the research stay.

If relevant: Recommendations
The applicant may attach one to three recommendations to the application.