University of Copenhagen
City: Copenhagen
Website: http://studies.ku.dk/
Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Autumn): September-January
Semester 2 (Spring): February-June

Academic Calendar

Language of instruction: Danish, English
Full time load equivalent: 30 ECTS credits per semester

Fields of Study Available:

This is not an exclusive list of
the disciplines available. 
Disciplines listed here can
provide a full-time load of study. (In English) 
All other available courses
can be found in the course catalogue.

UNDERGRADUATE

Humanities & Social Sciences:

International Studies
Asian Studies
Danish Culture
History
Anthropology
Political Science
Psychology
Philosophy
Sociology
Economics
Film & Media Studies
English & Literature 

Sciences & Health Sciences:

Biochemistry
Biology
Physics
Geography & Geoinformatics
Geology-Geoscience
Exercise & Sport Science
Chemistry
Mathematics
Molecular Biomedicine
 

Technologies:

Information Technology (Spring Semester Only)
Computer Science
Nanotechnology
Science & IT

Law:

Law**


**Note: Law at The University of Copenhagen is offered at a Postgraduate level; undergraduate students are able to take these courses, however we recommend talking to your academic advisor before persuing this option to see if it is right for you.

 

All undergraduate students must have completed 2 years of tertiary study before commencing studies at University of Copenhagen, as the majority of courses offered in English are at postgraduate level.

 

POSTGRADUATE

Humanities & Social Sciences:

Cognition & Communication
Film & Media Studies
Philosophy
History
Art History
Middle East Studies
Theology
Sociology
Political Sciences
African Studies

Sciences & Health Sciences: 

International Health & Disaster Management
Public Health
Bioinformatics
Biochemistry
Biology
Physics
E-Science
Geography & Geoinformatics
Geology-Geoscience
Chemistry
Mathematics
 

Technologies:

Computer Science
Nanotechnology

Law:

Law

Courses in English

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

The University of Copenhagen does not offer Business, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Engineering, Design or Architecture.

The following areas of study are NOT open to exchange students:

  • Cognition and Communication
  • Global Development
  • Security Risk Management
Approximate living expenses:

DKK 7,500 per month
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Living expenses breakdown

Additional information:

Check out the University of Copenhagen's Study Abroad Guide for exchange students

Crown Princess Mary Scholarship Available -  Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship must undertake their exchange in UQ's semester 1.

Exchange students studying in the Science Faculty at University of Copenhagen are guaranteed accommodation.
 
Danish Language Course: Free to all exchange students from non-Scandinavian countries.  Can be taken before the semester starts or during the semester.  Click here for more information.

Danish Culture Courses: Each semester the University of Copenhagen offers a very popular Danish Culture Course and a range of intensive courses about Danish cultural and historical issues such as Danish Cinema, Nordic mythology and the Royal Danish Court. The courses are open to all exchange students. There is unlimited access to most of these courses. Danish culture courses are optional. Click here for more information.

The Mentor Program: UC offers a mentoring program for incoming students.  These mentors can help with practical matters in connection and arrival information (e.g. picking up keys for the room, assisting with applying for a CPR number (Danish personal identity card). For more information click here.

Accommodation: UC does not offer on-campus housing.  For more information on housing for exchange students click here.

Fact Sheet 

Faculty of Law Fact Sheet , more information on requirements for admission, course offers, arrival/introductory program click here

Insurance information

Housing information

Study in Denmark - find out more about student life in Denmark

 

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