Application procedure – University of Copenhagen

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Application procedure

Before you apply to the master's degree programme in Human Biology, please make sure to acquaint yourself with all the important information on the application procedure, application deadlines and details about how to apply.

Study start

New to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences?

Please find detailed information at our website, on how to prepare for your arrival in Denmark and how to plan a good start at your studies at the University of Copenhagen.

Selection criteria

The programme accepts a maximum of 40 students. One third of the seats may be reserved for students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

When selecting the students, the Board of Admission focuses on overall academic achievements (grades, the relevancy of the degree and courses), CV (research experience, professionally relevant stays abroad), as well as the letter of motivation.

Limitation on second degrees

According to the Danish University Programme, applicants who have already completed a Danish master’s degree (2-year) can only be admitted 6 year after finishing the master’s degree. Please study the rules for holding a second degree when applying for a MSc programme at the University of Copenhagen.

Applicants with a non-Danish Master’s degree can be admitted to the MSc programme one the same terms as other applicants.

Please note that admission requirement is based solely upon an applicant’s bachelor’s degree.