Carlsberg Foundation Monograph Fellowships

Application guidelines


1 October at 4 pm.

One-year full-time fellowships for leading established researchers within the humanities and social science with a 'Semper Ardens' (passionate, always burning) approach to their research and with a project aimed at producing a groundbreaking monograph or doctoral dissertation.

Coverage of publication expenses must be applied for separately at the end of the project.

The Carlsberg Foundation 'Semper Ardens' Monograph Fellowships are primarily awarded to tenured senior researchers and cover the fellows' own full salary.

The Carlsberg Foundation covers general operating expenses with DKK 2,000 per month.

Carlsberg Foundation Monograph Fellows cannot at the same time carry out teaching or heavy administrative duties. Limited supervision of PhD students or 'speciale' students is however accepted.

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
  • Salary Budget

Project description
The project description must not exceed two A4 pages (all included).

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

List of publications
Senior researchers can limit their list of publications to the last five years.

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

Salary Budget
Along with the budget, please attach a separate salary budget signed by the host institution certifying the accuracy of the salary applied for.