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Application procedure

Application procedure. Photo: Jakob Dall

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

Submit your application

Apply for a Master's degree programme at UCPH via the Application Portal.

Study start

The welcome programme of the MSc in Anthropology will take place in Week 35. Read more

Prioritisation of applicants

The programme accepts a maximum of 67 students in 2019.

Applicants with a legal right of admission will not be subject to assessment and selection, as they are guaranteed a place.

Selection criteria

If more applicants than the maximum intake fulfill the admission requirements, a selection will be made on the basis of a comprehensive evaluation, with emphasis on the following criteria:

  • General proficiency/marks in the qualifying degree program
  • Statement of purpose for wanting to study MSc in Anthropology (1-2 pages) covering your motivation for applying and a description of the intended field work and master’s thesis work.

Limitation on second degrees

If you have already completed a Danish master's degree, please check out the rules concerning a second degree.