DFF–Research Project grants 1 (Social Sciences)

In order to strengthen the quality of Danish research, DFF offers funding for research projects within a framework of up to DKK 1,800,000, excl. overhead. What characterises a DFF–Research Project 1 is a clear and well defined problem statement, where the research activities must be at a high international level.

Applicant requirements

The applicant must be able to document independent research experience typically corresponding to 3 years of research or more after having obtained a PhD (or similar qualifications).

The applicant’s previous results will be assessed in relation to his/her career, and in relation to the scientific challenges of the project applied for. If the applicant is not associate professor or has been awarded a positive associate lecturer assessment and the project involves the education of researchers, it must be stated in the application how the relevant supervision will be provided, and how the scientific connection with the project will be ensured.

The application

The Council awards DFF–Research Project 1 grants for a maximum duration of 3 years, with a budget of up to DKK 1,800,000, excl. overhead. To facilitate external review of applications, the project description, CV and list of publications must be written in English.

Your project must start between 1 June, 2017 and 1 January, 2018.

Application date
29 Sep 2016
Up to 3 years
Europe Denmark
Social sciences Business and Administrative Sciences Communication Sciences Demography Economics Environmental Sciences Gender Studies Geography International Relations Law Pedagogic & Education Research Political science Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Social Anthropology Sociology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 3 and 99 years
Award granted
DKK 1.800.000