Application Procedure – University of Copenhagen

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Application Procedure

Read about the application procedure, deadlines, and what documentation is required when you apply for the Master’s Programme.

Applying with an international Bachelor's degree - EU, EEA or Swiss citizens

Deadline for applications 1 April

Study Start 1 September.
Online Application Portal opens 1 February.
Closing date is 1 April.
Application results will be issued no later than 15 June.

See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

Online Application Form (max 3 applications)

You must apply and upload your attachments online in the Online Application Portal. This is the only way to apply for the University of Copenhagen. Please note that you may submit a maximum of 3 applications for the same study start date. Any additional applications will be rejected by the University.

We recommend that you keep the User Guide open while you fill in your application and that you use Firefox as your browser when using the portal.

apply here - entry in september

Attachments and Documentation for your application

You must submit documentation for previous study activities with your application before the closing date given above.

See list of required documentation

Follow your application

Once you have applied for admission, you will find application updates and received messages from the University in the Online Application Portal.

See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

Payment and tuition fees

Applicants who are citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland are charged a tuition fee for taking a Master’s Degree.

New application deadline will go into effect for the 2018/19 intake

For the 2018/19 intake and onwards the application deadline will be on 1 March. The deadline for the 2018/19 intake is on 1 March 2018.

Contact

If you have any questions you are very welcome to contact our study and career guidance counsellors in SCIENCE Student Services.

Applying with International Bachelor's Degree - citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland

Deadline for applications 15 January

Study Start 1 September.
Online Application Portal opens 15 November.
Closing date is 15 January. 
Application results will be issued no later than 15 March

See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

Payment and tuition fees

Applicants who are citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland are charged a tuition fee for taking a Master’s Degree.

Online Application Form (max 3 applications)

You must apply and upload your attachments online in the Online Application Portal. This is the only way to apply for the University of Copenhagen. Please note that you may submit a maximum of 3 applications for the same study start date. Any additional applications will be rejected by the University.

We recommend that you keep the User Guide open while you fill in your application and that you use Firefox as your browser when using the portal.

apply here - entry in september

Attachments and Documentation for your application

You must submit documentation for previous study activities with your application before the closing date given above.

See list of required documentation

Follow your application

Once you have applied for admission, you will find application updates and received messages from the University in the Online Application Portal.

See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

Contact

If you have any questions you are very welcome to contact our study and career guidance counsellors in SCIENCE Student Services.

Applying with a Danish Bachelor's degree that grant direct access

Deadline for applications

For EU, EEA or Swiss Citizens
Study Start 1 September.
Online Application Portal opens 1 February.
Closing date is 1 April.
Application results will be issued no later than 15 June.
See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

For citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland
Study Start 1 September.
Online Application Portal opens 15 November.
Closing date is 15 January.
Application results will be issued no later than 15 March.
See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

Online application form (max 3 applications)

You must apply and upload your attachments online in the Online Application Portal. This is the only way to apply for the University of Copenhagen. Please note that you may submit a maximum of 3 applications for the same study start date. Any additional applications will be rejected by the University.

We recommend that you keep the User Guide open while you fill in your application and that you use Firefox as your browser when using the portal.

apply here - entry in september

Attachments and documentation

Please upload the following attachments and documentation with your application before the closing date indicated above. We need this information to evaluate whether you are qualified for admission to the Master’s programme.

  • Official diploma and transcript of results from a completed Bachelor's degree.
    OR
    Official transcript of results from the Bachelor's programme you are currently enrolled in.
  • Overview of courses that you are currently enrolled in and that you expect to pass before the start of the Master’s programme.
  • Documentation of completed courses and exams from any unfinished Master’s degrees

If you do not have any of the necessary documentation at the time of submitting the application form, you must write a note indicating when you expect to have the documentation available and upload that in place of the attachment. This is the only way you can submit the application without a relevant document.

Data exchange – it is easy to transfer your documentation

If you are a student at UCPH, AU, AAU, SDU or ITU, we recommend that you import your educational data automatically using the data exchange function. Read more about data exchange in the User Guide.

Make sure that all your educational data are imported correctly. It is your own responsibility to ensure that the data are submitted and received by the University. If the data exchange is unable to upload all your documentation, you must upload the documentation yourself.

Full disclosure

If you have completed courses or exams from a previous unfinished Master’s Programme, Danish legislation requires that you inform us of this in your application, and upload documentation of these results. We will use this information to evaluate whether you are eligible for credit transfer.

Minor subjects aimed at Danish upper-secondary school teaching

If you took a minor subject aimed for Danish upper-secondary school as part of your Bachelor’s Programme, you are able to apply to continue that same minor subject as part of your Master’s Programme.

Follow your application

Once you have applied for admission, you will find application updates and receive messages from the University in the Online Application Portal.

See the admission process timeline from application to study start: Timeline for EU, EEA or Swiss citizen or Timeline for citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland.

Payment and tuition fees

Applicants who are citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland are charged a tuition fee for taking a Master’s Degree.

New application deadline will go into effect for the 2018/19 intake for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens

For the 2018/19 intake and onwards the application deadline will be on 1 March for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens. The deadline for the 2018/19 intake is on 1 March 2018.

Contact

If you have any questions you are very welcome to contact our study and career guidance counsellors in SCIENCE Student Services.

Applying with other Danish Bachelor’s Degrees

Deadline for applications

For EU, EEA or Swiss Citizens
Study Start 1 September.
Online Application Portal opens 1 February.
Closing date is 1 April.
Application results will be issued no later than 15 June.
See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

For citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland
Study Start 1 September.
Online Application Portal opens 15 November.
Closing date is 15 January.
Application results will be issued no later than 15 March.
See the admission process timeline from application to study start.

Online application form (max 3 applications)

You must apply and upload your attachments online in the Online Application Portal. This is the only way to apply for the University of Copenhagen. Please note that you may submit a maximum of 3 applications for the same study start date. Any additional applications will be rejected by the University.

We recommend that you keep the User Guide open while you fill in your application and that you use Firefox as your browser when using the portal.

apply here - entry in september

Attachments and documentation

Please upload the following attachments and documentation with your application before the closing date indicated above. We need this information to evaluate whether you are qualified for admission to the Master’s programme.

  • Official diploma and transcript of results from a completed Bachelor's degree. OR Official transcript of results from the Bachelor's programme you are currently enrolled in.
  • Overview of courses that you are currently enrolled in and that you expect to pass before the start of the Master’s programme.
  • Self-assessment where you list courses from your bachelor's degree that cover the specific admission requirements of the programme that you are applying for. Please remember to include already completed courses as well as courses that you will complete up until study start (example of self-assesment)
  • Documentation of completed courses and exams from any unfinished Master’s degrees

If you do not have any of the necessary documentation at the time of submitting the application form, you must write a note indicating when you expect to have the documentation available and upload that in place of the attachment. This is the only way you can submit the application without a relevant document.

Data exchange – it is easy to transfer your documentation

If you are a student at UCPH, AU, AAU, SDU or ITU, we recommend that you import your educational data automatically using the data exchange function. Read more about data exchange in the User Guide.

Make sure that all your educational data are imported correctly. It is your own responsibility to ensure that the data are submitted and received by the University. If the data exchange is unable to upload all your documentation, you must upload the documentation yourself.

Full disclosure

If you have completed courses or exams from a previous unfinished Master’s Programme, Danish legislation requires that you inform us of this in your application, and upload documentation of these results. We will use this information to evaluate whether you are eligible for credit transfer.

Minor subjects aimed at Danish upper-secondary school teaching

If you took a minor subject aimed for Danish upper-secondary school as part of your Bachelor’s Programme, you are able to apply to continue that same minor subject as part of your Master’s Programme.

Follow your application

Once you have applied for admission, you will find application updates and receive messages from the University in the Online Application Portal.

See the admission process timeline from application to study start: Timeline for EU, EEA or Swiss citizen or Timeline for citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland.

Payment and tuition fees

Applicants who are citizens of a country outside of the EU, EEA or Switzerland are charged a tuition fee for taking a Master’s Degree.

New application deadline will go into effect for the 2018/19 intake for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens

For the 2018/19 intake and onwards the application deadline will be on 1 March for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens. The deadline for the 2018/19 intake is on 1 March 2018.

Contact

If you have any questions you are very welcome to contact our study and career guidance counsellors in SCIENCE Student Services.

Applicants to an integrated PhD programme (3+5)

There are specific applications deadlines when you apply for the Integrated MSc and PhD programme.