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 in Denmark can apply for support to research collaboration projects in selected countries with development cooperation with Denmark.
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.
How to bring knowledge into actionPromoting knowledge sharing and collaboration
The global challenges of today call for knowledge sharing and collaboration across countries, sectors, and disciplines. Solutions must be found through the joint efforts of many different stakeholders such as communities, the private sector, c...
Study stays for PhD studentsPractical 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