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International Bachelor in Social Science

Bachelor of Social Science, 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


In this Bachelor programme you acquire broad knowledge within the Social Sciences field and expert knowledge in two Bachelor subjects.

During the first 1½ years, you get an interdisciplinary introduction to key theories and methods within the Social Sciences field and acquire knowledge within the subjects, Business Administration, Political Sciences, Sociology and Planning Space and Resources.

During the last 1½ years, you specialise in two parallel Bachelor subjects. One subject must be within the Social Sciences field, i.e. BSc of Business Administration
, Business Studies or International Studies.
You choose the other subject from largely all RUC Bachelor subjects and preferably across the main areas, namely the Social Sciences, the Natural Sciences, the Humanities or the Humanities and Technology.

Career Opportunities

Students completing the Bachelor programme in Natural Sciences are entitled to the Bachelor of Science (BSc) title (with specification) followed by the specific names of the subjects.


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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