Financing research stays abroad

Financing from Aarhus University

The relevant department/centre at Aarhus University decides whether the university will fund your studies or research stay abroad. Please contact your department/centre of employment.

The Graduate Schools at Arts, Health, Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences have Going Abroad portals, which also contain information about how to finance your stay abroad. The portals only target PhD students:

Arts Going Abroad Portal

Health Going Abroad Portal

Natural Sciences Going Abroad Portal

Technical Sciences Going Abroad Portal

Scholarships and foundations

Applying for funding for studies abroad is time-consuming, but often worth the hard work.

The Research Support Office at Aarhus University offers a range of advice and tools for your grant application:    

Read more about the Research Support Office 

Possible sources of financing

Below is a list of some of the possible sources of financing for employees wanting to work abroad:


If intending to study abroad for a short period of time (2-12 months), you can apply for country-specific funding – see Ministry of Higher Education and Science