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Upcoming deadlines for outline proposals

If you are considering applying for one of the research grants listed below for a project housed at the Saxo Institute, please forward a project proposal (1-2 pages) to the Saxo Research Support Team,, no later than 22 November 2018. The Saxo Research Support Team also assists external applicants, who wish to be employed or affiliated at the Saxo Institute, if the proposed research project supports the research profile of the institute.

Read about the project proposal for internal approval of application

Currently, you can forward a project proposal for the following schemes:

Novo Nordisk Foundation: projects within art history and practice-based artistic research, including curating

Deadline for applications: 16 January 2019.

Outline proposal

If you are planning to apply for funding for a research project, and if you want it to be hosted by the Saxo Institute, you will have to submit an outline proposal to the Saxo Research Support Team at the latest 10 weeks prior to the deadline of the foundation.

Research support

To ensure a structured and efficient research administration and project process, the Saxo Institute, has set up a Research Support Team:

Research support includes project support, aid, and support for applications for the Research Councils, private and public foundations and internatioal donorinstitutions such as NordForsk and EU. The Researh Support Unit also covers administration of currently active projects, including especially financial control and development of  project webpages.


The Researh Support Unit functions as the Saxo Institute researcher contact point in relation to all external projects and includes all nescessay contact with the Faculty of Humanities and external donors. 

Project support - the application phase

  1. Information about research application possibilities and deadlines
  2. Research procedures
  3. Specific documentation requirements 

Project support -the project phase

  1. Project establishment
  2. Possible appointment of staff
  3. Webpages
  4. Network administration
  5. External aommunication
  6. Quaterly budget follow-up (in continous dialogue with staff from the  Department of Finance)
  7. Reporting
  8. Project archive (kept at the secretariat for 5 years)