Non-EU/EEA citizens are required to pay tuition fees for the entire two-year master’s programme.
The tuition fee for the two-year master’s programme is DKK 150,000. Tuition is paid in four instalments and levied prior to commencement of each semester.
The payment deadlines are:
- 1st semester: 2 weeks after you have received your invoice by e-mail
- 2nd semester: 15 January
- 3rd semester: 15 August
- 4th semester: 15 January
Please note that the 1st semester tuition fees are not refundable after 1 August.
- Applicants holding a valid Danish permanent residence permit (permanent opholdstilladelse) or a temporary Danish residence permit with a view to permanent residency (mhp. varigt ophold) are exempt from paying tuition fees.
- EU/EEA and Swiss citizens are exempt from paying tuition fees.
Scholarships and loans
Non-EU/EEA/Swiss applicants who have submitted a complete application are automatically assessed for the Danish Governmental Scholarship. Applicants are not required to submit a separate scholarship application.
The scholarship consists of a full waiver of the tuition fees for the two-year master’s programme, in addition to a monthly stipend for 22 months.
The scholarship is awarded to applicants with outstanding academic performance. The Faculty of Humanities typically awards 3-6 scholarships per year.
The Danish Governmental Scholarship is the only Danish scholarship opportunity available to international master's degree students at the University of Copenhagen – Faculty of Humanities.
For general information about scholarships and other funding options, please refer to Scholarships and loans.
Applicants with citizenship from outside EU/EEA or Switzerland are required to pay an application fee of 750 DKK (approx. 100 EUR) when applying for one or more Master’s degree programmes. Click here for exemptions and further information. The fee will be deducted from the tuition fee if the application is successful.