COVID-19: Information for master students

Last updated: 4 February 2022

For the latest information on entering Denmark and COVID-19 rules, please see the Danish authorities' website.

The guidelines from the Danish authorities will continue to change. It is your own responsibility to get the latest information from the link above. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 21 January 2022

We are planning for all courses to be taught in-person in the spring 2022 semester. There are currently no plans to offer hybrid or online courses.

If you have specific questions about your courses (including registration), please contact the departments directly.

Please note that it is not possible to take the entire semester as an online distance education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 21 January 2022

Each faculty at UCPH has introduction activities planned for you. Information about this will either be sent to you directly or it will be available online on your faculty’s orientation pages for which you will find a link on https://orientation-programmes.ku.dk/ 

You will need to plan your travel dates accordingly.

Please direct any questions about this to your admissions unit, see Questions & Concerns below.

 

 

Last updated: June 2021

From 1 January 2021, all UK citizens students staying in Denmark for more than 90 days are required to have a valid visa/residence permit. Your admissions unit will send your residence permit application form (ST1) to your personal e-mail address, through the application system, or to your new UCPH e-mail If you cannot find the e-mail, please remember to check your junk/spam mail folder. Please check your UCPH e-mail account regularly.

For more information about the requirements for entering Denmark, UK citizens should see the section below entitled: Requirements for entering Denmark: Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens (visa-free countries).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 21 January 2022

When entering Denmark, there can be slightly different rules and requirements depending on a) where you are travelling from, and b) whether you have been vaccinated or previously infected with COVID-19.

To see which rules apply to you, please visit the Danish authorities’ website here: 

https://en.coronasmitte.dk/travel-rules/covidtravelrules

Get fully vaccinated if you can
To limit potential complications during your stay, we encourage all students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For instance, being fully vaccinated will typically mean that you do not have to isolate/quarantine on arrival in Denmark.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 21 January 2022

When entering Denmark, there can be slightly different rules and requirements depending on a) where you are travelling from, and b) whether you have been vaccinated or previously infected with COVID-19.

To see which rules apply to you, please visit the Danish authorities’ website here: 

https://en.coronasmitte.dk/travel-rules/covidtravelrules

Get fully vaccinated if you can
To limit potential complications during your stay, we encourage all students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For instance, being fully vaccinated will typically mean that you do not have to isolate/quarantine on arrival in Denmark.

If you are travelling through another country

If you are travelling through another country before entering Denmark, please make sure to check whether that country has any additional requirements.

Residence permit (ST1)

All citizens of Non-EU/EEA countries are required to obtain a residence permit through the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration, i.e. the Danish immigration services (called SIRI for short).

Where do I get an ST1 form?

When you have paid your tuition fee and you are fully admitted to your degree programme, i.e. you have satisfied any and all conditions for your admission, your admissions unit will send your residence permit application form (ST1) to your personal e-mail address, through the application system, or to your new UCPH e-mail If you cannot find the e-mail, please remember to check your junk/spam mail folder. Please check your UCPH e-mail account regularly.

Check that the offices processing residence permits (ST1) in your country are open.

Due to the measures taken in response to COVID-19, the offices for processing residence permits are closed in many countries; however, for those with a worthy purpose for entering Denmark (being admitted as a student is considered a worthy purpose), it may still be possible to apply.

Since a valid residence permit is critical for entering Denmark, we strongly urge you to check that the offices for processing a residence permit application are open in your country and that they will be able to process your residence permit application in time for you to travel to Denmark. You can find an overview of the Danish missions that can process the application here: https://um.dk/en/travel-and-residence/where-to-apply/.

What if I am not able to submit my ST1 form?

If you are not able to submit your ST1 form and receive a valid resident permit, then it will unfortunately not be possible to travel to Denmark and start your semester. If this is the case, please contact the study programme at UCPH that you have been accepted on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 21 January 2022

When entering Denmark, there can be slightly different rules and requirements depending on a) where you are travelling from, and b) whether you have been vaccinated or previously infected with COVID-19.

To see which rules apply to you, please visit the Danish authorities’ website here: 

https://en.coronasmitte.dk/travel-rules/covidtravelrules

Get fully vaccinated if you can
To limit potential complications during your stay, we encourage all students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For instance, being fully vaccinated will typically mean that you do not have to isolate/quarantine on arrival in Denmark.

If you are travelling through another country

If you are travelling through another country before entering Denmark, please make sure to check whether that country has any additional requirements.

Residence permit (ST1)

All citizens of non-EU/EEA countries are required to obtain a residence permit through the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration, i.e. the Danish immigration services (called SIRI for short).

If you are not able to obtain your visa before you arrive, you can still enter Denmark with a passport from a visa-free country. With your confirmation of enrolment (we will send this to you no later than 1 January), you will be able to prove that you are enrolled as a student at UCPH.

Once in Denmark, you must complete your ST1 application and have your biometrics taken at a local centre shortly after arrival.

Where do I get an ST1 form?

When you have paid your tuition fee and you are fully admitted to your degree programme, i.e. you have satisfied any and all conditions for your admission, your admissions unit will send your residence permit application form (ST1) to your personal e-mail address, through the application system, or to your new UCPH e-mail If you cannot find the e-mail, please remember to check your junk/spam mail folder. Please check your UCPH e-mail account regularly.

Check that the offices processing residence permits (ST1) in your country are open

Due to the measures taken in response to COVID-19, the offices for processing residence permits are closed in many countries; however, for those with a worthy purpose for entering Denmark (being admitted as a student is considered a worthy purpose), it may still be possible to apply.

We urge you to check that the offices for processing a residence permit application are open in your country and that they will be able to process your residence permit application in time for you to travel to Denmark. You can find an overview of the Danish missions that can process the application here: https://um.dk/en/travel-and-residence/where-to-apply/

What if I am not able to submit my ST1 form?

If you are not able to submit your ST1 form and receive a valid residence permit, it is still be possible for citizens from visa-free countries to enter Denmark and submit an application once you have arrived in Denmark.

 

 

 

Last updated: 4 February 2022

From 1 February 2022 there are no longer COVID-19 restrictions in Denmark (including UCPH campus areas). However, there can still be requirements in special circumstances (e.g. at hospitals, in elderly care).

For the latest guidelines and rules, see the Danish authorities' website here:

https://en.coronasmitte.dk/rules-and-regulations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 21 January 2022

It is free to take a PCR or quick test for COVID-19 in Denmark.

If you do NOT yet have a Danish health card/CPR number and no NemID

If you do not have a CPR number and you need a COVID-19 test, please following the instructions here: https://sts.covidresults.dk/Account/Login

If you have a Danish health card/CPR number and a NemID
  1. You can book a timeslot for a PCR COVID-19 test. Book a timeslot here
  2. You can take a quick test without a reservation. Find nearest test center here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: June 2021

Below are links to the Danish authorities and important information about, for example, travelling to Denmark, health guidelines, etc. Please remember to check these regularly. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of DenmarkInformation on applying for a residence permit, visa-processing offices around the world, information on entering Denmark.

The Danish Health Authority: Information on the COVID-19 situation in Denmark and guidelines for how to stay safe. 

The Danish authorities joint website for COVID-19 information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: June 2021

If you have any questions or concerns about starting your studies, please contact your admissions unit at the faculty of enrolment: