Field Trips / Research Stays


Grants for field trips abroad or research stays at international research institutions with a budget exceeding DKK 100,000.


01.10.2024 - 16:00






Over DKK 100,000


The Carlsberg Foundation provides support for expenses related to field trips abroad and research stays at foreign institutions with a budget exceeding DKK 100,000.


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


Field trips and research stays at foreign institutions with a budget less than DKK 100,000 must be applied for under the Carlsberg Foundation continuous call for applications.

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

The Carlsberg Foundation only provides support for expenses related to travel, accommodation and transport. An hourly or daily (per diem) allowance cannot be applied for.

The foundation only provides support for additional expenses in connection with the inclusion of family for field trips and research stays at foreign institutions of more than six months’ duration.

The foundation does not provide support for expenses related to PhD students' field trips/research stays or changes of research environment.

CALL OPEN Call opens: 30 June 2024 Deadline: 1 October 2024, 16:00
The guidelines have been updated June 2024

Application requirements

The application must be submitted through the CF-Grant application system. 

Please note that failure to comply with the following requirements will result in an administrative rejection of the application. Please ensure the correct type of grant is chosen in CF-Grant. Applying for the wrong type of grant will also result in an administrative rejection.

The application must be written in English.

The following appendices, and only these, must be uploaded with the application in PDF format (please note that other formats are not accepted):

  • Project description
  • Budget
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of publications of the applicant

If relevant to the application:

  • Housing commitment from the host institution (for research stays)

Project description

The project description must be written using Times New Roman, font size 12, margins on the left, right, top and bottom of at least 2 cm and line spacing of 1.5. 

The project description must not exceed two A4 pages (including figures, tables, etc., but excluding references). Any references or bibliography must be added in direct continuation of the project description.


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

Curriculum Vitae

The CV of the applicant must not exceed two A4 pages. Please do not include photo, home address, family information, CPR no., date of birth, or gender.

List of publications of the applicant

The list of publications must first contain a brief summary of the bibliometry of the applicant, including links to relevant bibliometric profiles (Google Scholar, Web of Science, Scopus, etc.). 

Next the applicant must include a list of the ten peer-reviewed publications most relevant to the application and representative of their research career, with a few sentences explaining the relevance of each publication. All authors must be listed. 

If this is not possible due to space limitations, it will be sufficient to list the first ten publications and the corresponding author(s).

The list of publications must not exceed two A4 pages in total. 

If relevant: Housing commitment from the hosting institution (for research stays)

A confirmation from the hosting institution that it will provide adequate workplace facilities during the stay must be uploaded.

Popularised scientific description

Applicants are also required to submit a popularised scientific description in the CF-Grant application system (up to 400 characters). This description will be published on the foundation’s website should the application be successful.


Download budget template




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

The Carlsberg Foundation cannot offer individual guidance on projects or elements of projects before the application deadline.


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