Danida supports collaborative research and research capacity in developing and growth countries prioritized by Denmark’s development cooperation.
The funding aims to create new knowledge and to strengthen local research capacity in order to find new solutions to existing and emerging challenges.
Thousands of researchers and PhD students from both Denmark and developing and growth countries are involved in these projects.
Danida Fellowship Centre administers the application rounds for research projects and manages research support including the monitoring of project implementation. As part of our support, we administer study and research stays in Denmark for researchers and PhD students.
Danida Fellowship Centre also supports research partnerships and facilitates exchange and outreach.
Calls and funding opportunitiesUniversities and research institutions can apply for support to research collaboration projects in developing and selected growth countries prioritized by Danida within the current openings. Please note that the application processes for the grants differ.
Building Stronger Universities (BSU3)Building Stronger Universities is a collaboration project between Danish universities and universities in Africa. It started in 2011 with a commitment to strenghten the research capacity in countries prioritised by Danida.
Knowledge sharing and networkingPromoting knowledge sharing and collaboration across sectors, disciplines and borders through a number of flagship initiatives under the umbrella programme “Knowledge in Action”.
PhD students and research fellowsPractical information about logistic assistance to research counterparts and host organizations of Danida supported PhD students and mobility grant holders, as well as for senior researchers, postdocs and PhD students funded by other parties than Danida.
SEE THE GRANTED RESEARCH PROJETS
Find information about the Danida funded research projects. These are research collaboration projects in Danida priority countries and in selected growth and transition countries as well as the smaller research grants.Go to the portal