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Our academic programmes represent an excellent opportunity to become acquainted with the famous Scandinavian welfare model. At the same time, the student-oriented learning methods will help you develop your critical and analytical skills and improve your capacity for academic reflection.

The location in central Copenhagen offers rich opportunity to experience the city's fascinating combination of capital atmosphere and intimacy.

English modules and electives

Metropolitan University College offers a variety of English modules for exchange students and a full degree programme in Global Nutrition and Health. Modules for exchange students include different electives monoprofessional as well as a wide range of interprofessional modules, some programmes even offer placements either included in the module or as an individually planned placement. 

Danish Language Course

As an exchange- or international student at Metropolitan University College, you can attend free Danish classes where you will learn to understand, speak and write the most necessary words and phrases of the Danish language. 

Introduction and Welcome Week – weeks 5 and 34

Introduction and Welcome Week is an interdisciplinary course taking place in weeks 5 and 34 for all exchange students attending Metropolitan. The week is obligatory and will help you settle down, prepare and provide you with tools for your studies.

Social and Cultural Events

During your stay, the Metropolitan exchange crew will provide you with practical support and regularly organize social and cultural events offering you the opportunity to get acquainted with Danish culture and habits and meet Danish as well as international students.


All exchange students will be connected to a mentor. The mentor is a student from Metropolitan University College volunteering in his/her spare time. In joint action, the mentor and mentee agree on on joint activities. The mentor is especially interested in assisting exchange students and will be able to help with different sort of things such as: 

  • Arranging the pick-up of the exchange student at arrival
  • Helping the student getting settled in Denmark. This includes sharing important information about Denmark as a country
  • Ensuring that the exchange student is aware of the public transport system and/or biking rules
  • Picking up keys to the student’s accommodation
  • Facilitating the involvement of the exchange student into the study environment

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