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Application guidelines

The Carlsberg Foundation supports international conferences and workshops in Denmark. The grant is specifically intended to support the participation of leading international researchers, young postdoctoral fellows, and outstanding PhD students.

Applications must be submitted at least three months prior to the proposed starting date

The main applicant must be at least at postdoctoral level.

The Carlsberg Foundation does not offer grants for individual travel to and attendance at conferences.

The total amount applied for must not exceed DKK 60,000.

The Carlsberg Foundation supports expenses related to:

  • Accommodation and travel for international researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and PhD students
  • Salaries for student assistance in connection with the conference/workshop
  • Rental of facilities in connection with the conference/workshop
  • Catering during the conference/workshop

The Carlsberg Foundation also supports international virtual conferences/workshops and expenses related to:

  • Rental of technical infrastructure
  • Website design
  • Technical support
  • Salaries for assistance in connection with the execution of the virtual conference/workshop

The foundation does not support expenses related to fees to keynote speakers, gifts for presenters and post-conference dinners/activities.

Recipients of a conference grant, who wish to hold the conference at the Carlsberg Academy, will be eligible to receive an additional grant to cover the cost of the rental of facilities at the Academy. The additional grant will be awarded in connection with booking the Academy.

Application requirements:

The application must be submitted through CF-Grant (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
  • Preliminary programme

    Project description
    The project description must not exceed two A4 pages (including figures, tables, etc.). The two A4 pages must not exceed 6,000 characters including spaces, figure captions, formulas, etc.

    References/ bibliography must be added in direct continuation of the project description.

    The font Times New Roman, font size 12, at least 2 cm margin on the left, right, top and bottom, and line spacing of 1.5. must be used.

    Curriculum Vitae
    The CV must not exceed two A4 pages.

    List of publications
    A list of publications must be uploaded. 

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

    Preliminary programme
    A preliminary programme must be uploaded. 

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

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