Grants from The Julie von Müllen Foundation can only be given to Danish scientists whose research projects depend on them staying at a specific research location, or in case a scientist must travel to a specific place to do fieldwork and collect empirical material or to gain access to certain data bases or archives.

Please note that the grant is not an educational grant and that you must have a master’s degree to apply. Grants are given to PhD students in exceptional cases only. 

For further information, please see the instrument of foundation.

Only applications with a departure date scheduled for no sooner than December 1st, 2020 will be considered.

Next deadline for applications is October 1st, 2020.

Application form

To apply for a grant, please use the application form which must be completed and submitted online. You will receive an e-mail confirmation after submitting the form. When attaching documents to the application form, they must be merged into one PDF-file and submitted electronically as well.

Attached documents

The following must be included in the attached documents (6 pages max): project description including well-founded description of the object of the researcher's stay as well as a justification for choosing this specific place to do your research (2 pages max). Documentary proof of research location, including invitation from host university (if possible). Budget, including information about the financing of the stay, and CV.

Questions regarding the above should be addressed to Rikke Reinholdt Petersen on or on +45 33 43 53 10.

Board of trustees

Professor, PhD Marie Louise Bech Nosch, President of The Danish Royal Academy (chair)

Professor, PhD Mikael Rask Madsen


Secretary: Rikke Reinholdt Petersen -

NB: The instrument of foundation and list of grant recipients for The Julie von Müllen Foundation are only available in Danish.

To read the instrument of foundation, click here.

To see earlier grant recipients, click here.