Danish Council for Independent Research

Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) supports independent research based on researchers’ own ideas, within and across all main fields of science.

Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) is comprised of a Board of Directors and the following five scientific research councils: DFF | Humanities, DFF | Natural Sciences, DFF | Social Sciences, DFF | Medical Sciences and DFF | Technology and Production Sciences.

DFF has two annual application deadlinesA main call  in late October and a semi-annual deadline in late april.

The office of DFF held informations meetings 2. to 4. September 2014.

You can apply for funding for the instruments mentioned below

Sapere Aude

Sapere Aude is DFF's programme aimed at developing the most talented researchers abilities, nationally and internationally. You can read about Sapere Aude below

Who has received funding?

The scheduled time of processing for each Council can be found in the Call for proposals (page 9 and 10). About 7 days after the scheduled time of processing, DFF publishes the names of grant recipients. 

last modified Feb 02, 2015

The Secretariat of the Danish Council for Independent Research
E-mail: DFF-opslag@fi.dk
Phone: (+45) 7231 8200

Contact information and EAN numbers:

Ministry of Higher Education and Science

Danish Agency for Higher Education

Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation

IT Department of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science