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Reintegration Fellowships

Application guidelines

Two-year postdoctoral fellowships at Danish research institutions for postdoctoral fellows subsequent to an Internationalisation Fellowship from the Carlsberg Foundation or another research stay abroad.
CALL OPENS: 30 June 2023

Deadline: 1 October 2023
Recurring call
Next call is expected 30 June 2024

These fellowships are awarded to postdoctoral fellows who wish to establish research activities in Denmark after a research stay abroad.

Applicants with more than five years of experience since obtaining their PhD degree are not eligible. Any periods of leave will be accepted as extensions of this time limit (maternity leave, paternity leave, family care leave, illness, military service, etc.). The exact PhD date must be specified in the CV.

The Reintegration Fellowships are only awarded to postdoctoral fellows with strong connection to Danish research and a previous research stay abroad.

The Carlsberg Foundation covers the fellow’s full salary and operating expenses of DKK 5,000 per month.

Operating expenses are at the postdoctoral fellow’s disposal to cover conferences, study trips, etc., and cannot be used to cover overhead costs and administration fees.

In case there are special operating expenses related to the project an additional DKK 60,000 can be applied for, provided that the expenses are specified in the budget form.

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
  • Salary confirmation
  • Housing commitment from the host institution
  • 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.

The project description must include the innovative scientific quality of the project compared to the applicant’s PhD project, as well as how the project contributes to the applicant’s scientific career development. 

The project description must also include a description of the scientific environment in which the project will be carried out, including an account of why the chosen environment is well suited to the proposed activities. 

Furthermore, a description of the connection to Danish research must be included. 

Curriculum Vitae
The CV must not exceed two A4 pages.
The exact PhD date must be specified in the CV. 

List of publications
A list of publications must be uploaded. 

An itemised budget for the amount applied for must be uploaded using the Carlsberg Foundation budget template.

Salary confirmation
A salary confirmation signed by the host institution certifying the accuracy of the salary applied for must be uploaded using the Carlsberg Foundation template.  
Housing commitment from the host institution  
A confirmation from the hosting institution that it will provide adequate workplace facilities during the stay must be uploaded.

Up to three recommendations may be uploaded. or send separately to no later than 1 October.

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

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