Research support

If you consider applying for a project to be housed at the Saxo Institute, please forward a project outline (1-2 pages) to the Saxo Research Support Team,, within reasonable time before the submission deadline.

Upcoming deadlines for project outlines

For the calls below, please forward a project outline as well as a plan for staffing (if relevant) to the Saxo Research Support Team,, no later than 13 April, in order to be considered for internal approval of housing by the institute’s research committee.

Download template for staffing plan (Excel).

Open calls

Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science: International Network Programme
ERC Advanced Grant
Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF): Thematic Research: Green Transition
Innovation Fund Denmark: Grand Solutions: Research and Innovation solutions Aiding the Green Transition & Open call
The National PhD Council for Educational Research: PhD in Educational Research
Volkswagen Stiftung: Challenges for Europe

All potential applicants, currently not employed at the Saxo Institute, need to submit an updated CV, a list of publication and a description of collaboration at the Saxo Institute along with the project outline.

Read about the requirements for a project outline.

If you are interested in applying for a scheme or a foundation, which is not listed above, please contact Saxo Support,, as soon as possible.

Project Outline

If you are planning to apply for funding for a research project hosted by the Saxo Institute, you will have to submit a project outline 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 nescessary 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)