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 for the call is usually mid-January and the internal deadline is end-November. When the call is published an internal process plan will be available through this website. 
Se the Novo Nordisk Foundation's call for applications 2021/2022.

Independent Research Fund Denmark (FKK): The deadline for Sapere Aude is 24 March and for journal, international postdoc and PhD outside university it is 26 March. Find an internal proces through this website.

The Carlsberg Foundation: The deadline is in October. When the call is published you will find an internal process plan on this website. 

The New Carlsberg Foundation: The deadline is in October. When the call is published you will find an internal process plan on this website. 

Marie Curie Fellowships: The deadline for the annual call is 15 September, the internal departmental deadline for supervisors to hand in expression of interest is 7 february. Further information on potential collaborations is available on this website.

Other calls

For details on all other calls, please contact research support officer Tenna Lyhne Iversen at or pay her a visit in room 21.5.16.

Staff members from the department will find information on other calls in IKK-nyt and in IKK's research calender. Useful information information and 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.