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Postdoc Fellowships in Nursing Research

Call opens
1 August 2023
Call closes
25 September 2023 2:00pm (CEST)
Announcement of results
December 2023
Recurring calls
Expected August 2023
Application guidelines


The Novo Nordisk Foundation hereby calls for applications for Postdoc Fellowships in Nursing Research. The purpose is to support ambitious researchers to conduct excellent research leading to a significant contribution to the field of nursing research in Denmark. The Postdoc Fellowships run for a minimum of three years.

Areas of support include nursing research on disease prevention and health promotion, treatment methods, rehabilitation and palliative care, and research on nursing aspects of management and organization within the health care system with the overall purpose to improve human health.

About the grants


Up to DKK 2.2 million per grant



Research area focus

Nursing Research


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For grant inquiries
Joanna Steinhauer
Grant Specialist
+45 7135 7906 [email protected]


The applicant must be a registered nurse and have acquired a PhD degree (or a similar academic qualification), or the PhD must have been accepted for defence at the application deadline. The PhD degree must have been obtained before the Postdoc Fellowship can be activated.

There is no limitation in number of years from PhD degree (PhD age).

The applicant must be anchored at a university, hospital or other non-profit research institution in Denmark throughout the course of the Postdoc Fellowship.

The mentor/supervisor/group leader and the hosting research institution must be stated in the application and must agree to participate in the project.


A total of DKK 6.6 million is available for funding of up to three grants each of up to DKK 2.2 million.

The research project applied for must correspond to a full time 3-year postdoc project. A detailed budget for the Postdoc Fellowship must be included in the application and the amount applied for must be DKK 2.2 million.

Please note, the applicant can choose to work part time on the postdoc project, if he/she wishes to combine the Postdoc Fellowship with clinical work. The applicant must work at least 50% on the postdoc project, and the project period must be extended correspondingly.

Application process

It is important, that the applicant carefully reads the 2022 updated version of “Information and Guidelines for Applicants – Postdoc Fellowships in Nursing Research 2023” before initiating the application process, as this document contains the complete call as well as detailed instructions for the application process.

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