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

* For British applicants: The University of Copenhagen has decided to let you apply by the deadline 1 March. This is regardless of the outcome of the current negotiations between the EU and UK. Read more

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 Economics, Agricultural Economics or Natural Resources with the specialisation in Environmental Economics from the University of Copenhagen.
  3. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics or similar from other Danish or international universities
  4. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources with a specialisation in Plant Science, Environmental Science or Nature Management or another Bachelor's degree within the natural science area from the Faculty of Science at 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 (listed below in prioritised order):

  • Total amount of ECTS credits in microeconomics, statistics, econometrics and mathematics, with a special weight on microeconomics.
  • Total amount of ECTS credits obtained in other courses that are relevant for understanding and managing environmental and natural resource problems.

Limitation on second degrees

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