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Window 1 Call 2020 – Research Grants, Phase 1

Universities and research institutions from Denmark, Ghana, and Tanzania can apply for grants to research collaboration projects in Danida priority countries – Window 1.

The application must be submitted together with research partners in one or more Danida priority countries (or Denmark if submitted by an institution in Ghana/Tanzania). The thematic focus area of the 2020 Call for research in Danida priority countries is Sustainable development and climate change. The granted projects are up to 5 years of duration and up to 12 million DKK.

The application round is two-phased:

  • Phase 1 is the first step of a process in which applicants submit a brief research proposal.
  • Phase 2 is the submission of a full application by those selected (“prequalified”) in Phase 1.

The applicants must fill in the electronic application form. Select: ”W1 Research in Danida priority countries phase 1”.


For questions concerning the application procedures and in general relating to this Call for applications, please contact the Research Unit at Danida Fellowship Centre at research@dfcentre.dk..

Useful guides in the preparation of applications

Sustainable Development Goals

The Consultative Research Committee (FFU) and National Screening Committees

Guide to making a good application

Call for applications – Window 1
The deadline for submission of Phase 1 applications is 31 January 2020 at 13:00 (CET).

See call for applications

Apply now
Applications must be submitted in English and electronically.

DFC e-application system (e-fond)

Guide to e-fond application system

Phase 2 2019 – CLOSED