Applications for external funding 

If you wish to apply for external funding for a research project located at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, you must submit an expression of interest by e-mail to the research support officer, Tenna Lyhne Iversen ( 

You will then receive information on the application procedure. If you are applying for smaller, national grants, support will be provided by the department. If you are applying for major and/or international grants, e.g. from the EU, the department will put you in touch with the relevant research support unit at faculty or university level.

Major annual calls

When major annual calls are announced, you will be able to read more about the opportunities available and application deadlines on the following pages.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation: The deadline is typically in mid-January and the internal deadline at the end of November.

Independent Research Fund Denmark (FKK): The deadline for the fall call is October 4. Internal deadline for hosting is August 7. Please contact me on if you wish to apply. Find the internal process plan here.

The Carlsberg Foundation: The deadline is October 1. Internal deadline for hosting is August 7. Find the internal process plan here.

Marie Curie Fellowships: The deadline for the annual call is in September, the internal departmental deadline in February. Further information on travel opportunities and potential collaborations is available from the department.

For details on all other calls, please refer to IKK News or research support officer Tenna Lyhne Iversen at or pay her a visit in room 21.2.49.

Further information

The UCPH research portal features useful information and guidelines on research, funding applications, external collaborations, funding notifications, CURIS registration, publishing, library services, etc.

The Faculty of Humanities research support pages feature a tool kit for budgeting, news and calls, deadlines, public outreach, EU funding, etc.