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 (DACS), 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 for the call is January 12 at 14.00. In-house deadline for PhD applications is November 6. In-house deadline for postdoc-applications is November 13. Find our in-house process through this website

Independent Research Fund Denmark (FKK), spring call. Deadline for the spring call is in March. You can apply for Sapere Aude - starting grant and Non-university Research Education (PhD). From January you can find our in-house process plan on through this website.  

The Carlsberg Foundation: The deadline for the annual call is in October. From June you can find our in-house process plan on through this website. 

The New Carlsberg Foundation: The deadline for the annual call is in October (expected). From June you can find our in-house process plan on through this website.

Marie Curie Fellowships: The deadline for the annual call is medio September 2022, the internal departmental deadline for supervisors to hand in expression of interest together with a postdoctoral candidate is February . Further information on the process and how to engage in potential collaborations will be available on this website from January. 

Other calls

For details on all other calls, please contact research support officer Tenna Lyhne Iversen at

Staff members from the department will find information on other calls and useful guidelines on research, funding applications, external collaborations, funding notifications, CURIS registration, publishing, library services, etc. can also be found in The UCPH research portal in KUnet.