Funding and research support

Explore the funding landscape

As a junior researcher at Aarhus University, you have easy access to the latest information about the Danish and international funding landscape via the two funding databases: ResearchFunding.Net and Research Professional.

At Aarhus University, Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF) and Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) promote excellent research among junior researchers via fellowship schemes and various calls for proposals.

When applying for external funding, always contact your department for information about internal procedures and local support during the application process.

Research Support at Aarhus University

At the website of Aarhus University´s Research Support Office you can find useful tips on how to write a competitive grant proposal:

Scientific coordinators at Science & Technology


ResearchFunding.Net is Aarhus University’s online tool to help you find and organise information about Danish and international funding opportunities.

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Research Professional

Research Professional is an external funding database that provides you with a general overview of European and International funding opportunities in particular.

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With the AUFF Starting Grants, AUFF provides excellent career opportunities at Aarhus University for outstanding junior researchers by enabling them to establish new independent research areas and research groups.

If you are a junior researcher at Arts, the AUFF Supplementary Pool may also be of interest.


The mission of AIAS is to ensure excellent research at Aarhus University by attracting the most talented fellows within all disciplines.

AIAS has several fellowship schemes for junior researchers, all of which provides fellows with an ideal framework to evolve and develop their research.

Guide to funding programmes for research and innovation

Find inspiration and get overview of the Danish and international funding programmes at the website of the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science.