Semesters and courses in EnglishSemesters and courses in English

University College Copenhagen offers a range of English courses and semesters for exchange students.

Many of our programmes even offer clinical placements included either in the semester or as an individually planned clinical placement. 

Learn more about our semesters and courses in English in Study Programmes

Some programmes offer to prepare an individual Learning Agreement. This has to be negotiated with the international coordinator at the programme.

Interprofessional collaboration - Refugees and forced mass migration

University College Copenhagen offers interprofessional courses for students enrolled in a number of educational programmes on bachelor level. The courses on “Refugees and forced mass migration” and "Interprofessional collaboration" are offered in English.

The courses are open to participants from these educations: 

•Emergency and Risk Management
•Global Nutrition and Health
•Nutrition and Health 
•Occupational Therapy
•Social work

​Read more about the courses Interprofessional collaboration and Refugees and forced mass migration

Scandinavian students

Scandinavian students may have the opportunity to follow the semesters offered in the Danish programmes. This has to be negotiated with the international coordinator at the programme. For more information regarding Danish semesters go to Uddannelser.

Introduction and Welcome Week, 1.5 ECTS

Each semester starts with a mutual introduction and Welcome Week for all exchange students. The event takes place in the week leading up to study start. All exchange students are expected to attend.  The Introduction and Welcome Week is organised as an interdisciplinary course revolving around the evolution of the Danish social model, Danish culture and intercultural communication. The course introduces you to the Study Activity Model and ways of studying in Denmark and, importantly, you get to know the other students.

Read more about the Introduction and Welcome Week

More information


The International Department
Hummeltorvet 3,
1799 Copenhagen V
Phone: +45 70 89 09 90