The Independent Research Funds Denmark
The Independent Research Funds Denmark, IRFD has no requirements as to applicants’ citizenship, the location of research institutions or the specific geographic location where the research activities in question will be carried out. However, please also be aware that in every case, IRFD will assess an application based on whether the project in question benefits Danish research.
DFF-Research Project1 is open to all disicplines with varying deadlines:
- Medical Sciences: 1 October 2019 at 12:00 noon
- Technology and Production Sciences: 2 October 2019 at 12:00 noon
- Natural Sciences: 3 October 2019 at 12:00 noon
- Humanities: 4 October 2019 at 12:00 noon
- Social Sciences: 4 October 2019 at 12:00 noon
To advance the quality of Danish research, DFF offers funding for research projects within an economic framework of up to DKK 2 million, excluding overhead. A DFF-Research Project1 is characterised by having a clear and well defined research question, where the research activities are expected to be of a high, international level of quality. The duration of a DFF-Research Project1 is typically 3 years, but it is possible to apply for a 4-year project if a PhD student is involved in the project.
DFF supports independent research based on the researchers’ own ideas within and across all the main fields of science. DFF is comprised of a Board of Directors, five research councils and one cross-council committee:
DFF | Humanities offers funding to researchers who work within the following disciplines: art history, architecture and design, media studies, film studies, musicology, ICT in the Humanities, comparative literature, dramaturgy, philology, linguistics, communication research, anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, history, philosophy, history of ideas and science, theology, comparative religion, educational theory, pedagogy, psychology and other related research disciplines within the humanities, such as library research, museology, as well as humanistic research within sports science, public health, urban and physical planning.
DFF | Natural Sciences offers funding to researchers who investigate fundamental scientific issues within the natural sciences, computer science and mathematics, with an epistemological but not necessarily an applied scientific objective. The Council covers research within the classical disciplines: Astronomy, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, molecular biology, biochemistry/ biophysics, biology, geology as well as the natural science aspects of geography.
DFF | Social Sciences offers funding to researchers who work within the social sciences.
Social Sciences covers the following main disciplines: economics, sociology, political science and legal theory, as well as the societal aspects of various interdisciplinary subjects (e.g. communication studies, development studies, gender studies and cultural geography).
DFF | Medical Sciences offers funding to researchers who work with all aspects of basic, translational, clinical and socio-medical research in relation to human health and disease.
For more details : https://dff.dk/en/application/call-for-proposals-2019-uk.pdf