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University of Copenhagen

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Website: University of Copenhagen's Information for Exchange Students
Language of instruction: first language of instruction is Danish, but a number of courses are offered in English
Terms: Autumn semester (September-End of January) and Spring semester (February-June). The University also offers an eight week summer course in Danish language and culture.
Part-time registration: Must register in minimum 22.5 ECTS per term to meet UCPH requirements.


  • The university represents the greatest single concentration of academic resources in Denmark, with a teaching staff of over 2,100 and a student body of more than 37,000
  • Although Copenhagen is a capital city, everything is close at hand, including museums, historic buildings, shops, restaurants, the canals, the famous Tivoli Gardens and the Little Mermaid

Area of study

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Science

Courses may be available in:

  • International Business and Economics
  • Child Development and Diversity
  • Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Architecture
  • Health Sciences

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from the University of Copenhagen. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: not available
  • Off-campus housing: available (International Office will assist in finding alternative off-campus accommodation in shared flats and halls of residence). Please check the University of Copenhagen's Housing website for further details.

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