Tuition Fee and Payment

If you hold a citizenship from outside EU/EEA/Switzerland, you are required to pay tuition fee for your  studies at the Faculty of Science.

Tuition fee

Tuition fee for the MSc in Biology per semester is:

DKK 62,500 ≈ EUR 8,390

Residence permits that will exempt you from paying tuition fees

Payment deadlines

The payment deadlines are:

  • 1st semester: 15 April
  • 2nd semester: 15 January
  • 3rd semester: 15 August
  • 4th semester: 15 January

Please note regarding 1st semester tuition fee payment: The tuition fee is not refunded after 1 August. After this date only a failed visa application will result in the refund of your tuition fee.

How to make your payment

The Faculty of Science will send you a request for payment of tuition fee when it is time to pay for your next semester. The e-mail will include a link to our payment portal and instructions on payment methods and how to make the payment.


The Faculty of Science has a very limited number of scholarships to award outstanding non-EU/EEA MSc students.

Read about scholarships

US Loans

The University of Copenhagen participates in the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program (Direct Loan).

To apply for US Federal loans through the Direct Loan Program, you must be an American student enrolled in a degree-granting program at the University of Copenhagen.

Read about US Loans