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c) Visits from international researchers and clinicians

Financial support for visits to OUH from international researchers and clinicians.


Developing international research networks and/or developing diagnostic methods and clinical methods for treatment including, for example, prevention, assessment, diagnosis, care, follow-up, rehabilitation, and palliation.

Requirements for applicants

The following requirements must be met in order to obtain funding from The Internationalisation Fund:

  • Applications may be submitted by all levels of researchers and clinicians affiliated to OUH. In addition to clinicians employed at OUH, researchers in a combined position between OUH and SDU, the affiliation may also be defined as researchers referring to a head of research at a clinical department at OUH.

Eligible costs

  • Travel expenses
  • Subsistence expenses according to the current circular for business travels (hotel and daily allowances or reimbursement of meals for a maximum of 28 days).
  • Expenses for a maximum of DKK 700 per person for up to four OUH employees, researchers with divided employment between OUH and SDU, PhD students and pre-graduate students affiliated to OUH and being close collaborators with the researcher or clinician for catering, dinner or similar in connection with visits from the researcher or clinician. Only one event, e.g. dinner, pr. visit may be covered by The OUH Internationalisation Fund.

Please note the following:

  • Funding does not necessarily cover all expenses.
  • Travel and hotel booking may be made via The OUH Travel Service. ( cf. the OUH Travel Policy.
  • If the researcher or clinician is booking travel and hotel, reimbursement will only be by receipts.

Non eligible costs

  • Expenses already defrayed, i.e. the application must concern future expenses.
  • Expenses for accompanying family.
  • Travel and subsistence expenses for researchers and clinicians employed at OUH who live abroad.
  • Participation in seminars, conferences, courses, etc.

The OUH Research Support offers instructions on how to draw up a budget. If you request assistance, please contact

Assessment criteria

Applications are being assessed according to the abovementioned objectives and requirements.

How to submit an application

You must submit your application via email to stating “Application for the OUH Internationalisation Fund” and name of the applicant in the subject field and enclose the following appendices: 

  • Completed application form c) Visits from international researchers or clinicians.

    (Available for download from the OUH Intranet, only accessible for OUH employees. Choose "Ansøgningsskemaer til Internationaliseringspuljen" and download form c).

  • Project description of a maximum of two pages including description of
    • Purpose of the visit
    • Tasks which the researcher or clinician will carry out at OUH
    • Research area, if relevant
  • CV and publication list with selected publications within the past five years for both the visiting and the hosting researcher or clinician (a maximum of two pages for each)
  • Budget specified into
    • Travel expenses
    • Subsistence expenses
    • Any other budget headings
  • Written approval of the visit from both the head of department and head of research
  • Written confirmation from the visitor

Your application must be written in English or Danish.

You will receive a confirmation by email regarding receipt of your application.

Applications which fail to comply with the above formalities will not be considered.

Assessment procedure

The submitted applications will be reviewed by the assessment committee for The OUH Internationalisation Fund.

All applicants will receive notice of the outcome of the application approximately two weeks after confirmation of receipt of the application except in the month of July, weeks 7, 42, 52 and over Easter.

Questions and contact information

Please forward questions to