In addition to its regular work with education and research, DIIS, Holocaust and Genocide, carries out projects requisitioned by the Danish government and international organizations.
- Investigation of challenges in teaching about anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance in Danish public and private schools. The project will result in the development of an educational material on teaching about intolerance. The project is supported by the Danish Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration.
- Development of teaching material on Holocaust denial with support from the Ministry of Education.
- Development of teaching material on Danish Jews deported to Theresienstadt during World War II.
- MemberSHIP of A European working group to develop teaching material on anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination. This project was initiated by OSCE/ODIHR and supported by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry for Refugees, Immigrants and Integration. The Danish material was completed in 2008.
- Membership of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- Investigation of Danish refugee policies before and during World War II, initiated by former Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen in 2000 and completed in 2007 with the four volumes on different aspects of the Danish refugee policies in the 1930s and 1940s:
Et menneske uden pas er ikke noget menneske, 2005 (“A person without a passport is not a person”) by Hans Kirchhoff
Af hensyn til konsekvenserne, 2005 (“In consideration of the consequences” ) by Lone Rünitz
Demokratiets skyggeside. Flygtninge og menneskerettigheder før Holocaust, 2005 (“The Dark Sides of Democracy”) by Cecilie Felicia Stokholm Banke
Udsendt til Tyskland, 2007 (“Deported to Germany“) by Hans Kirchhoff and Lone Rünitz
- Investigation of the existence of anti-Semitism in Danish public and private schools, initiated by the former Refugee and Integration Minister Bertel Haarder in 2005.