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 January 15 and the internal deadline for PhD and postdocs is December 2. Find a process plan on this website. 

Independent Research Fund Denmark (FKK): The deadline for the spring call is in April and the internal deadline in February. Find relevant deadlines on this website at the end of January. 

The Carlsberg Foundation: The deadline is usually in October and internal deadline in August. When the call is published you will find more information through this website.

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.