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Call for applications 2024 – Phase 1

Universities and research institutions in Denmark can apply for funds for research within the themes announced in the annual Call for Applications.

Denmark’s Strategy for Development Cooperation “The World We Share” constitutes the thematic framework for the call. For details regarding the specific themes and eligible countries please refer to the Call for Applications 2024.

The granted projects are up to five years of duration and up to 10 million DKK.

The Call for Applications is published annually in a two-phased process. Those prequalified in Phase 1 will be invited to make a full-fledged project proposal in Phase 2 of the application round. The projects selected for funding can start up in April 2025.

The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is committed to promoting equal opportunities for all and diversity in all its aspects. Therefore, interested parties from all backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, gender identities, ages, or disability statuses are encouraged to submit research applications.

In 2022, 114 applications were received in Phase 1. Of these applications, 21 were submitted by a prospective female project coordinator, and 93 by a male project coordinator. A total of 21 applications were selected for granting in Phase 2 of the application round. Of these, 7 have a female project lead and 14 a male project lead. The 21 selected applications in 2022 includes three applications for research in Ethiopia from the 2021 application round.

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

Call for Applications 2024 – Phase 1

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General conditions
The General Conditions apply to the administration of ongoing grants to research collaboration projects in Danida priority countries, and in growth and transition countries funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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