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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.

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

Step-by-step guide for the process of becoming a student at University College Copenhagen

When applying to be an exchange student, you may find there are a lot of matters that needs to be managed.

To help you through this proces, we have made a step-by step guide. The step-by-step guide guides you through the application for a study place, making a learning/training agreement, the official governmental requirements for studying in Denmark and arrival at University College Copenhagen. 

Follow the steps simply by clicking on the desired step below or find your step in the menu.

​Do you need assistance due to limited mobility? Read more about accessibility here.

English semesters and electives

University College Copenhagen offers a variety of English semesters for exchange students and a full degree programme in Global Nutrition and Health. Some programmes even offer clinical placements included either in the semester or as an individually planned placement. 

Danish Language Course

As an exchange or international student at University College Copenhagen, you can attend Danish classes with a substantial discount, and you will learn to understand, speak and write the most necessary words and phrases of the Danish language.