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AIAS-COFUND International Fellowships in Denmark, 2020

Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) announces up to 15 AIAS-COFUND Fellowships for talented overseas researchers in Denmark. The fellowships are open for non-residents of Denmark and Reintegration fellowships are open for European researchers returning to Denmark from a country outside the European Union.

The goal of the AIAS-COFUND fellowship is to generate excellence in research by attracting the most talented researchers worldwide and across all research disciplines. Fellows can choose their research topic freely within all academic disciplines.



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A valuable program for international researchers in Denmark.

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The mission of the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies is to advance highest quality research at Aarhus University by attracting talented, highly qualified fellows worldwide and within all disciplines. An AIAS Fellowship offers excellent researchers a unique opportunity and the freedom to pursue their own scientific research in an inspiring international multidisciplinary environment.


  • Application Deadline: January 17, 2020
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships available for the most talented researchers from around the world and within all research disciplines and topics.
  • Award: A fellowship includes funding for travel, reasonable research expenses and a competitive salary.
  • Number of Awards: Up to 15 AIAS-COFUND (Marie Curie) Fellowships available.
  • Nationality: International students
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from all nationalities.
  • Entrance Requirements: 
  • AIAS-COFUND Junior Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers with a career experience of 2-10 years. Duration from 12-36 months.
  • AIAS-COFUND Senior Fellowships for researchers with a career experience of 10+ years. Duration from 6-18 months.
  • The target group of the programme is talented researchers at all career stages with a PhD and a minimum of two years of fulltime postdoctoral research experience. Applicants must comply with a mobility demand:
  • Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activities (work etc.) for more than 12 months in Denmark in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

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Application Procedure:

  • How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online as the latest via the AU application system:  www.efond.dk/aias and upload all the mandatory documents:
  • CV
  • PhD diploma
  • List of publications
  • Budget proposal
  • Ethical issues form
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

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