Collegium Juris is a newly established hall of residence with single rooms and shared facilities. The rooms vary in size and cost. The hall is very well situated close to the Sankt Hans square in Nørrebro. The rooms are allocated to approx. 80 per cent law students and 20 per cent students from other areas of study. The hall also has a very international profile as approx. 40 per cent of the students will have nationalities other than Danish.
Life at the hall is meant to encourage academic discussions and mutual cultural interest. An interesting and instructive environment that can enhance the international skills and networks of the residents, and contribute to their academic development.
Collegium Juris has a number of central common areas, which support the meeting between the residents. In the centre of the hall a common room is placed on all floors with a communal kitchen and a dining area. On the ground floor of the hall there are also large common areas, where residents can gather across floors. Here the residents can compete in table tennis, meet in the library's reading rooms or assemble in the lounge and ballroom. A large laundry is also placed on the ground floor. The hall also has a large garden, where there is plenty of opportunity to meet.
Collegium Juris is a good option for the student who places emphasis on the area the hall is located in and the high quality the project is expected to result in. You will be expected to be at the top of your class in your home country. You must be wanting and willing to participate in building up a good atmosphere in the hall. You are expected to take a very active part in the every day life and planning thereof.
Students in the LLM law programme may apply to the Collegium Juris. Please note that this is an exception made for LLM students in connection with Collegium Juris only and these cannot apply for any of the other hall of residence via the International office. Students apply via the International Office using the form which is found here: Application Form. Please fill in the form electronically and not by hand. You return the form via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Exchange students do not use this application form.
LLM student application deadline for the autumn semester 2012: 1 June 2012
Size and Vacancies
Collegium Juris has 47 rooms; 33 single rooms and 14 double rooms, all with private bath, toilet, and a box room on the ground floor. The International Office facilitates 16 single rooms and 2 double rooms to international students at the University of Copenhagen. The rooms are specific, so if you hear about a vacancy in the residence it may not be a room which the International Office has access to. Most of the other rooms in the residence are facilitated by the organization called UBS to Danish students and international full degree students/PHD students. All students rent directly via UBS at www.collegiumjuris.dk; the International Office only facilitates the connection to the UBS and ensures that 18/20 rooms are reserved for international students.
Expected vacancies via the International Office in the autumn semester 2013: 12
As this is a new agreement, all rooms are expected to be for rented from September and not August (subject to up-dates).
Nørre Allé 6
2200 København N
Collegium Juris is located in inner Nørrebro, a district of Copenhagen with more than 30,000 inhabitants. The neighbourhood has a varied cultural life and many cafés, restaurants, and specialist shops. The hall is located right next to Sankt Hans Torv, which is a pleasant and relaxing gathering place for residents of Nørrebro, which is also in walking distance from Nørrrebrogade which is a large multicultural street where you will also find many shops and cafes.
If using public transportation, the residence is among others close to bus 5A. The bus takes only 13 minutes to get to the city centre of Copenhagen. The residence is located quite close to the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Health Science as it is within easy biking distance, but the good bus and train connection makes it suitable for students in any department. Students taking classes in the Faculty of Humanities should allow approx. 35 minutes to get to class.
The rooms have built-in cabinets and shelving. There is plenty of opportunity to adapt the rest of the interior to the individual resident's needs. 6 of the smaller rooms have built-in desks but generally the rooms are unfurnished. It is expected that a furniture package can be obtained from the hall at approx. DKK 600 a month. This is in addition to the rent. You can also choose to purchase your own furniture which you should then expect to clear out upon move-out.
There is a broadband connection throughout the entire hall of residence. You should expect this cost to be in addition to the rent. As this is a brand residence and agreement, the cost is unknown to the International Office at this time.
Rental Period and Conditions
Standard rental period autumn semester: medio July to ultimo December
Standard rental period spring semester: primo January to medio July
2 semester students combine the above periods i.e. If you arrive in a autumn semester, you typically rent from medio July to medio July.
In rare instances, the previous student has extended to include all of July or August, please state in your application if it is important for you to come into consideration for such a room. The rental period would then begin late in the first week of August or September. The International Office cannot guarantee you that any such rooms will be available in a given semester.
The residence accepts one semester students when the room is rented via the International Office.
Rent is paid monthly. Upon accepting the offer, you pay two months' rent in advance. This covers the first month of your rental period and the last month of your rental period. In addition to the rent, you must pay a deposit which is equivalent of 3 months' rent.
Rent can be raised with notice if costs in the residence rise.
The payment consists of the following parts when broken down to a monthly description. Please note that the basic rental amount includes utilities. Since this is a newly established hall of residence, the below costs are preliminary and subject to changes (though only minor changes are expected).
Basic rent: DKK 2342 to 4788
Internet: DKK 106 (approximate and preliminary amount – subject to changes)
Resident quota: DKK 20 (approximate and preliminary amount – subject to changes)
Laundry: Paid in addition to your rent in accordance with your usage
Remember to add the cost of furniture to your expenses.
You are required to uphold the residence rules as well as the housing guidelines and any instructions given by the residence or the International Office. All students must also check their University of Copenhagen e-mail account on a regular basis throughout your rental period. All information from the International office is sent to this e-mail address.
Before the first rental day and move-in, you have the right to withdraw your acceptance of your residential tenancy agreement up to 14 days after the date the housing offer has been sent to you and has been received in your university inbox (in accordance with the Danish Act on Certain Consumer Contracts). This is called the cooling-off period. Offers are always sent to your university e-mail account as the system logs when anything has been sent and received. Please note that you have to contact the International Office and confirm the withdrawal of your acceptance and get an e-mail confirmation of the withdrawal. If you withdraw close to the very end of the cooling off period, you should call the International Office as well as e-mail to ensure that your withdrawal is received.
If you want withdraw your acceptance after termination of the cooling-off period, you have to give 3 month’s notice. This is regardless of this is before or after move-in. This procedure also applies if you have to cancel your entire stay in Denmark prior to the first day of the rental period. It is not dependent on whether or not you have paid the rent and deposit due. Having failed to uphold the payment conditions of the contract does not exempt you from giving notice. In cases where students break their housing contract, their home university will always be contacted.