External funding

The department tries to facilitate the process of applying for external funding as much as possible.


The following persons may assist you when you want to apply for external funding:

External funding coordinator Professor Helena Skyt Nielsen, who has the expertise in e.g. sharpening the application.

AU Research Support Office: Anne Marie Zwergius (2845 5016, amz@au.dk) - she may help you with the budget and all formalities so that your application meets all requirements.

If you do not know where you should address your questions, you may always ask Anne Charlotte la Cour

Approval of applications

All applications for external research funding must be approved by the head of department prior to submission. Please fill in this form: External Funding Approval Form and return the form, your application and the budget to Anne Charlotte la Cour, then she will collect the signature from the head of department.

Please allow minimum two working days for your request to be processed.

If your application includes department co-funding, this has to be approved in advance by the head of department.  

Internal review panel

The Department’s internal review panel offers review of department members' funding applications to e.g. The Independent Research Fund Denmark (IRFD).

The review panel consists of the following persons:

Please send pdf files of your project description and other documents you want the panel to look at (budgets etc.) to Helena Skyt Nielsen: hnielsen@econ.au.dk

Before submitting your files to the review panel, please make sure to read the two documents “Common mistakes in writing grant applications” and “Check list for applicants”, which can be found under Employee forum in the menu to the left.

Next deadline: TBA