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International Bachelor in Humanities

Bachelor of Humanities , 180 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4050 EUR
A bachelor programme begins with a one year basic section of interdisciplinary studies. The last two years you will specialise in one or two bachelor subjects.


International Bachelor in Humanities gives you a broad, international and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the humanities.

By drawing on the disciplines of philosophy, cultural studies, development studies, communication studies, media studies, linguistics, literary studies, history, educational studies and psychology, you will explore human experiences as they have emerged as ideas and desires as well as material representations, always approaching these with a critical spirit aimed at furthering our understanding of the world.

Much of our understanding of the humanities has been shaped by the role of the nation in defining how we live and understand the world. The Humanities Programme explores this but also examine shifting boundaries, hybrid identities and new cultural formations that are emerging as ‘global encounters’ intensify.

The subsequent four-semesters of the bachelor phase will be based in the subject areas Communication Studies and Cultural Encounters.You can also combine these subjects with areas from the social sciences; namely International Studies or Business Studies giving you the opportunity to relate your humanities training to broader themes in international relations and business.

Career Opportunities

On the succesful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Bachelor degree.

About the Degree

All lectures, exams and written assignments will be conducted in English.


Non-Danish citizens who do not have a Danish entrance examination are eligible for admission if they have qualifications recognised as being comparable to Danish entrance qualifications.
See which certificates that are accepted as equivalent to Danish entrance examinations

Applicants who hold other certificates than those mentioned  can find guidelines to the assessment of their qualifications at the web site of the Danish agency for International Education:

See a list of additional entry requirements

Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.
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Read more about how to apply


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

Applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination have to pay an application fee.The application fee will only be refunded if you are admitted to the university and start at the programme you have been admitted to, i.e. you are registered as an active student as of February 1 or September 1 in the year of admission depending on which entry you have applied for.The application fee will not be refunded under any other circumstances.

  • If you are a citizen from a country within the EU/EEA or a citizen in Switzerland. You are not required to pay the application fee.
  • If you are a citizen from a country outside the EU/EEA and you hold a Danish entry examination: Studentereksamen, HHX, HTX, HF, GIF, exam from “Duborg-skolen”, færøsk studentereksamen or GU-eksamen. You are not required to pay the application fee.
  • If you are a citizen from a country outside the EU/EEA and you do not hold a Danish entry examination.You are required to pay the application fee.

If you are granted one of the following types of residence permit, you are not required to pay the application fee:
  • A permanent residence permit in Denmark ("Permanent opholdstilladelse")
  • A temporary residence permit with the possibility of a permanent residence in Denmark ("Opholdstilladelse med mulighed for varigt ophold")
  • A residence permit in Denmark according to the EU/EEA regulations (Opholdstilladelse jf. EF/EØS bekendtgørelsen")
Read more about the application fee

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01


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