Novo Nordisk International Talent Program – University of Copenhagen

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Novo Nordisk International Talent Program


Novo Nordisk International Talent Program is a scholarship programme set up to assist students from the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) and Havard University in a range of select academic fields seeking to study abroad at the University of Copenhagen.

Who can apply


To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • be enrolled in a degree programme at a IARU university or Harvard University
  • apply for admission to UCPH as an exchange or guest student
  • study at third year Bachelor's level or Master’s level while at UCPH in one of the following programmes:
    Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biology-Biotechnology, Public Health, Food Innovation and Health, Global Health, Human Nutrition, Human Biology, Human Physiology, Immunology and Inflammation, Health Informatics, Chemistry, Medicine, Medicine and Technology, Molecular Biomedicine, Nanoscience and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • meet a GPA requirement of minimum 3
  • engage in study activities pertaining to metabolism, insulin, haemoglobin and obesity

Application Deadlines

The application deadlines are 25th October and 1st April.

We will open for submission of applications one month prior to the application deadlines.

The scholarship


The scholarship may be spent towards the cost of tuition fees, travel costs, insurance, and other expenses incurred in connection with studying abroad at UCPH.

The scholarship will typically amount to approximately EURO € 1200 a month. Depending on the costs and length of the study abroad at UCPH, it may increase up to EURO € 26000 in total.

Scholarships are awarded for up to one academic year. The programme gives priority to applicants who display a strong academic background and have submitted an ambitious study plan for their stay at the University of Copenhagen.

For students of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students enrolled in programmes of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, are considered to be Healthcare professionals and are subject to The Promotion Code for Danish healthcare professionals, describing the regulation of promotion activities between the pharmaceutical industry and Healthcare professionals.

As a consequence NNITP scholarships for these students will amount to documented expenses incurred in connection with studying abroad for:  travel expenses, house rent, insurance and if relevant UCPH tuition fee.

How to apply

To submit an application, you will be required to prepare following documents:

  • Application form - download here
  • A copy of your transcript of records in English, including both Bachelor’s and Master’s grades

The application comprises of an application form (please fill in the form electronically), containing a motivated study plan and a list of the courses you plan to attend during your studies abroad as well ad enclosed transcripts of records, including both Bachelor's and Matser's grades (if applicable).

The application and requested documents are submitted through this link.

You will be requested to submit your GPA, including both Bachelor's and Master's grades - if you have Master's grades. Please use this GPA calculator

All documents must be in PDF format. You may expect to hear about the outcome of your application 4-8 weeks after the application deadline.

For questions please contact nnitp@adm.ku.dk