The admission of exchange and guest students who wish to study for one or two semesters at the University of Copenhagen is handled by International Education & Grants. The process varies depending on which programme you apply through. Please refer to more detailed information below.

Student Fact Sheet Erasmus and Nordplus 2019/2020

Student Fact Sheet Bilateral Agreements 2019/2020

Exchange Students

Exchange programmes include Erasmus, Nordplus, and bilateral exchange. To apply as an exchange student, your home university must have an exchange agreement with the University of Copenhagen and you must be nominated by your home university.

Read more about applying as an exchange student

Guest Students

If your home university does not have a formal exchange agreement with the University of Copenhagen, you can apply for admission as a guest student. Note that guest students are required to pay tuition fees to the University of Copenhagen.

Read more about applying as a guest student 

Erasmus Traineeship Students

Only for students enrolled at universities in Austria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Read more about admission of Erasmus Traineeship Students

Danish Government Scholarships

The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark. The exchange programme covers a specific list of countries.

Read more about admission of Danish Government Scholarship students

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 Harvard University in a range of selected academic fields seeking to study abroad at the University of Copenhagen.

Fulbright Guest Students

Students applying for a Fulbright scholarship for a future semester or full year at the University of Copenhagen should apply for guest student status at the University of Copenhagen concurrently. Please send your unofficial transcript to Upon receipt, we can send you an invitation to apply online. Please note that we cannot enrol you before we receive a copy of your Fulbright scholarship award letter.