Denmark: University of Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen has an excellent reputation for both research and teaching, and a long tradition of welcoming international students. The university hosts about 700 visiting international students every year from all over the world who add a cosmopolitan flavor to the University. With almost 33,000 students, the University of Copenhagen is the largest educational institution in Denmark. Copenhagen is one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the world.
Who can apply?
- This program is geared towards undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts, Health Science, Science and Social Science. Students in other faculties may apply but should note that courses may be electives as opposed to credits in your faculty. Graduate students may apply, but please email International Learning for more information.
How long can I go for?
- 1 term (Winter) or full year. Review the start and end dates before selecting the term when you apply.
When does class start?
- Fall term (Blocks 1&2 at Copenhagen): End of August-end of January. If you are taking the Danish language course: End of July-mid December.
- Winter term (Blocks 3&4 at Copenhagen): Beginning of February-Beginning of July. If you are taking the Danish Language course: Beginning of Jan
Language of Instruction
- English and Danish. A wide range of courses in English are offered each semester.
How many credits do I need to earn?
- 30 ECTS= 2.5 UWO (students going for 1 term)
- 60 ECTS= 5.0 UWO (students going for 1 year)
What courses do they offer?
Can I live on campus?
- The University of Copenhagen does not own student residences but their International Office offers help with finding off-campus housing to students who select the housing option on the online application.
Contact a Student Who Has Gone on This Exchange
For more information, contact International Learning:
Phone: 519-661-2111 x 89309
Location: Western Student Services Building, Room 2120