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Field Trips / Research Stays

Application guidelines

The Carlsberg Foundation supports expenses related to field trips abroad and research stays at foreign institutions.

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

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

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

The total amount applied for must not exceed DKK 100,000.

Field trips and research stays at foreign institutions with a budget exceeding DKK 100,000 must be applied for under the Carlsberg Foundation Autumn Call for applications with deadline 1 October.

The Carlsberg Foundation covers expenses related to travel, stay and transport. Hourly and daily allowance (Per Diem) cannot be applied for.

The foundation only covers additional expenses in connection with the inclusion of family for field trips abroad and research stays at international institutions of more than 6 months duration.

The foundation does not cover expenses related to PhD students' field trips/research stays or change of research environment.

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
  • If relevant: Housing commitment from the hosting institution
  • If relevant: Recommendations

    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 from the last five years must be uploaded. 

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

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

    If relevant: Recommendations
    Up to three recommendations may be uploaded.

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

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