Application procedure

In order for you to be admitted you need to have a qualifying Bachelor’s degree or another qualifying degree at the same level.

The application procedure depends on your citizenship and educational background:

ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN DENMARK, EU, EEA, SWITZERLAND OR GREAT BRITAIN*?
ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN A COUNTRY OUTSIDE EU, EEA, SWITZERLAND OR GREAT BRITAIN*?

* Please note that it has still not been determined whether British applicants will be charged application and tuition fees from the September 2021 intake.

Prioritisation of applicants

Selection criteria

If the number of qualified applicants to the programme exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised as follows:

  1. Bachelor's degree with reserved access to the programme. This can only be Bachelor’s degrees from SCIENCE.
  2. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Copenhagen University.
  3. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.
  4. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry or Molecular Biomedicine from the University of Copenhagen.
  5. Other applicants.

If the number of qualified applicants within a category exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised according to the following criteria.

Highest number of ECTS credits achieved within the following areas (not listed in prioritised order):

  • Organismal biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Cell biology
  • Physiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Practical skills within laboratory and field work within the main areas of biology

Limitation on second degrees

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