Danida Fellowship Centre (DFC) is implementing more than 1,000 fellowships annually and administrating research activities for app. DKK 230 million per year – both as part of the Danish development assistance programme.
DFC is a self-governing institution under Danida (the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
DFC was founded in 1990 to manage and implement the Danida supported Fellowship Programme, now the Danida Capacity Development Support Programme (DCDSP). In 2008 the administration of Danida’s research development grants was outsourced to DFC.