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Roskilde University (RU)

Roskilde University (RU) has a long-standing reputation for thinking out of the box and adopting innovative and creative approaches to interdisciplinary teaching and research. Among the university’s strong points is its focus on project work and problem-based learning.

What you can study here

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Business Studies and Communication Studies

Would you like to work with international business communications?

The master’s programme Business Studies + Communication Studies will qualify you to work in an international or intercultural context with communication of corporate strategies and policies, marketing, planning, design and communications of organizational and change processes in companies.

Business Studies contributes insight into the company's organisation, management, development and its organisation of both internal and external resources, functions and relationships with the outside world. Communication contributes theoretical and practical knowledge of the conditions for strategic communication in a technical context for different audiences, including internal and external communications within and from institutions, companies and organisations.

You will be qualified to perform tasks related to the analysis and communication of company strategies and policies. You will acquire special skills to work with strategic communications in an international or intercultural context for a variety of audiences.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:

  • Communication of corporate strategies and policies
  • Design, planning and communication of organizational and change processes in companies and organizations
  • Marketing of companies’ activities, products and services
  • Consultancies’ advisory services regarding organizational matters and communication
  • NGOs' information work and advisory services for members

This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Business Studies and Communication
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor's degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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





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Business Studies and International Development Studies

Business studies with a focus on developing countries

The master’s programme Business Studies + International Development Studies gives you insight into companies’ organization, management, and development. You will learn to analyse the organizational processes in light of the conditions imposed by the environment; you will understand the interaction between social, political, cultural and socio-economic trends in developing countries, and be able to use new development theories as a basis for identifying development problems in developing countries.

The programme provides training in how to translate theoretical analyses of companies in specific models for change, innovation and entrepreneurship within the company’s area of action. You will learn to identify relevant options for the management and organization of specific situations, based on development theories and business economics theories, methods and analyses. You will become qualified to organize the conditions for the development and regulation of companies’ circumstances and to participate in the organization and management of private and public activities focused on development.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:

  • Public authorities working with development strategies and policies in developing countries
  • International aid organizations in charge of development projects, both in the public and private sectors
  • Private companies operating in developing countries and globally
  • Consultancies who provide advisory services for development projects
  • Interest groups seeking to influence policy agendas in relation to aid to developing countries
     
This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Business Studies and International Development Studies

Language of tuition: The master’s programme is an international programme taught in English


Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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




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Chemistry and Environmental Biology

Would you like to work with environmental chemistry?

In the Master's programme Chemistry + Environmental Biology you will work with organic and inorganic chemistry, analytic and environmental chemistry, eco-toxicology, population and system ecology and biological resource management.

You will acquire knowledge of organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, quantum chemistry, spectroscopy, biological chemistry and physical chemical methods.

You will also learn about biological populations and ecological communities, the interaction between elements, chemical compounds and organisms, the role of and interaction between equilibrium, redox and other chemical reactions in biological processes and organisms. You will gain an insight into environmental factors and environmental chemistry's relevance to organisms, the dynamics of biological resources and human impact on the environment.

The programme will provide you with the skills to identify, formalise, analyse, evaluate and solve problems within chemistry and environmental biology independently or in cooperation with others. You will learn to understand, develop, implement and evaluate experimental studies, simulations, reasoning or evidence or proof, and to understand, develop, apply and evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative models within the subjects.

You finish the programme by writing an interdisciplinary master thesis and you have the possibility to write it as an experimental 60 ECTS master thesis during 3. and 4. semester.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in, for example:

  • Public or private research and control laboratories
  • The environmental health and safety sectors
  • The chemical industry
  • The education sector
  • Consultancies with focus on environmental chemistry

The master programme also qualifies graduates to admission to a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry and Environmental Biology
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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






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Chemistry and Molecular Biology

Would you like to work in the area of chemistry and molecular biology?

The master programme Chemistry + Molecular Biology will provide you with knowledge, skills and expertise in chemistry and molecular biology, as well as theoretical and practical skills to solve problems. You will learn to use your professional qualifications in complex situations.

You will learn about organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical thermodynamics, kinetics, quantum chemistry, spectroscopy, biological chemistry and physical chemical methods. You will learn about cell biology and physiology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, genetic and protein engineering and bio-informatics.

The programme will provide you with the skills to identify, formalise, analyse, evaluate and solve problems within chemistry and molecular biology independently or in cooperation with others. You will be trained to identify and define problem issues within the subjects and to develop testable hypotheses on a scientific basis, and also to select, implement and evaluate experimental studies or simulations.

You finish the programme by writing an interdisciplinary master thesis and you have the possibility to write it as an experimental 60 ECTS master thesis during 3. and 4. semester.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • Public or private research and control laboratories
  • The healthcare sector
  • The pharmaceutical and biotech industry
  • The chemical industry
  • The education sector
  • Consultancies with a focus on the chemical or biotech industry

The master degree qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry and Molecular Biology
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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




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Communication Studies and Cultural Encounters

Do you want to work with communication across borders and cultures?

In a global society we meet people from different cultures and social backgrounds in a variety of contexts, challenging the ways we communicate with one another. Communication is for example crucial when encountering different nationals in a business meeting or when integrating migrants in the local community.

During your studies in Communication Studies + Cultural Encounters, you will gain insights into effective and engaging communication to relevant target groups, as well as in the sharing of knowledge to relevant actors. You will engage with strategic communication in an international or/and intercultural context, both for internal or external communication purposes. You will gain knowledge on the concept of culture and analytical tools that allow you to understand and work with culture in theory and practice, working with problems that involve multicultural or multilingual contexts.

The programme provides a broad basis to engage with the planning and development of communication material and communicative processes for a variety of purposes: cross-national and cross-cultural collaborations, newsmaking and the dissemination of culture, as well as for the development of organisations and employees.

Career

The programme will equip you to work as a communication professional in private and public organisations, or as an independent communication consultant. Previous students who have studied in Communication Studies at Roskilde University are currently working as:

  • Digital communication officer at Médecins du Monde
  • Communication manager
  • Content manager at Better collective
  • Project coordinator at eCapacity
  • Online communications assistant at UNOPS
  • Communication and Partnership Officer at UNOPS
  • Communications Consultant at Comet Consular Services
  • Communication & Promotion Officer at Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
  • SEO & Social Media Wizard at SimpleSite
  • Communications Officer at Australian Red Cross

The master programme qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Arts (MA) in Communication Studies and Cultural Encounters
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:


Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")


For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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


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Computer Science and Communication Studies

Computer science with a focus on communication

The master programme Computer Science + Communication Studies will qualify you to work with software development and acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of strategic communication in a professional and international or inter-cultural context for various target groups.

You will learn about techniques and theories to analyse, design and construct software systems: software engineering methods and principles, computer and system architecture, algorithms and data representation and design principles for man-machine interfaces. You will acquire knowledge about robotics, artificial intelligence, programming languages, web technologies, parallel computation and mobile computers. You will work with issues related to analysis, design and construction of software systems.

You will become familiar with concepts, theories and methods, as well as practical knowledge of the planning and organization of communications material and communications and information processes for different audiences and between different actors. You will acquire skills in strategic communication in and from institutions, companies and associations that work in an international and/or inter-cultural context.

The education will qualify you to organise, plan and manage a software development project that is complex and requires novel solutions. You will acquire the skills to initiate and implement communications efforts and to advise the managements of institutions, companies and associations about the necessary measures with respect to communications and information.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • Software developing
  • Programming
  • IT architect

The master programme qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Communication Studies
Language of tuition: English


Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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



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Computer Science and Informatics

Would you like to work as an IT developer and programmer?

The master programme Computer Science + Informatics will qualify you to work in software development and broader system development.

You will learn techniques and theories to analyse, design and construct software systems: including software engineering methods and principles, computer and system architecture, algorithms and data representation and design principles for man-machine interfaces. You will acquire knowledge of theories and methods for analysis, design and implementation of IT applications: systems development methods and principles, IT architecture, innovative IT applications as a product, service or process and interaction between IT solutions and uses.

The programme will equip you with the skills to organize, manage and plan a system development project, including the software part. You will be qualified to work with IT issues and to analyse, design and program advanced software solutions. You will learn how to use state-of-the-art methods and techniques for the analysis and design of IT systems, including software and to test and evaluate software systems. You will acquire the skills to assess and develop methods and techniques for the design and construction of IT systems and critical and systematic approaches to new IT disciplines.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities as:
  • IT developer
  • Programmer
  • IT architect
  • Business developer
  • Project manager

The master programme qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Informatics
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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




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Computer Science and Molecular Biology

Bio-informatics: Computer science with a focus on molecular biology

The master programme Computer Science + Molecular Biology will equip you with knowledge, skills and competencies in software engineering and molecular biology.

You will learn techniques and theories to analyse, design and construct software systems, including software engineering methods and principles, computer and system architecture, algorithms and data representation as well as design principles for human-machine interfaces.

You will acquire knowledge of theories and methods for analysis, design and implementation of IT applications: systems development methods and principles, IT architecture, innovative IT applications as a product, service or process and interaction between IT solutions and uses. You will learn about cell biology and physiology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, genetic and protein engineering and bio-informatics.

The programme will provide you with the skills to organise, manage and plan a system development project, including the software component, especially where the development and application of molecular biological models and methodologies are key, e.g. in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry or in IT companies operating within the field of biotechnology.

Career

The programme will provide you with a wide range of job opportunities in the IT industry, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry or in IT companies operating within the field of biotechnology as:
  • IT developer
  • Programmer or IT architect
  • Project manager

The master degree qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Molecular Biology
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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



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Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies

Multicultural contexts and international development processes

At the master’s programme Cultural Encounters + International Development Studies you will learn about culture as a concept and cultural practice in Denmark and globally. You will work with theories and methods to understand and work with culture as a concept and practice. You will acquire empirical knowledge of issues related to multilingual and multicultural contexts, and how these issues are handled by the various stakeholders. You will acquire theoretical and practical insight into the processes related to inequality and development in the Global South and their interaction with political, cultural, social and economic conditions.

The programme provides the skills to solve technical tasks in the field of cultural encounters and international development in multilingual and multicultural contexts. You will be qualified to engage professionally, constructively and critically in socially relevant analysis, practices and discussions relating to the fields of cultural encounters and international development in technical contexts.

Career

This programme is qualifying you for work in:
  • NGOs
  • Municipalities and ministries
  • Analysis and consulting companies
  • Museums
  • Research institutions and relevant higher education

This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Arts (MA) in Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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



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Economics and Business Administration

Do you want to work in management and leadership?

At the singlesubject master’s programme Economics and Business Administration you will study management and leadership at the highest academic level. 
The program offers theoretical aspects of management, as well as practical management models.


The programme qualifies you to working with project and self-management, customer relations management and HR Management, including for example, recruitment, employee development and insight into qualitative and quantitative management tools.

You will study corporate governance and corporate social responsibility, including the ethical and legal aspects of management and the complex public relations of modern businesses.

You will qualify to become an analyst, consultant or manager in staff functions, typically in innovation, strategy, personnel and executive functions.

Career

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in the public or private sector e.g.:
  • Analyst or consultant within innovation, strategy, personnel, management
  • Leaders in staff functions

This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Economics and Business Administration

Language of tuition: 
English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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




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Environmental Biology and Molecular Biology

Would you like to work with both environmental and molecular biology?

Despite a common biological basis, today these two subjects are very different in their approach to biology. Nevertheless, molecular biological methods and techniques are increasingly used in modern environmental biology. In the master's programme Environmental Biology + Molecular Biology, you can become qualified to, for example, use genetic engineering methods to explore population ecology issues. Or you can investigate the cellular mechanisms behind the toxicological effects of environmental chemicals for organisms.

You will learn about cell biology and physiology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, genetic and protein engineering and bio-informatics. You will gain insights into biological systems at all levels (from sub-cellular to ecosystems) and into the interactions between micro and macro-organisms and their environment. You will learn about the human impact on biological and ecological systems, genetic versus environmental impacts on organisms, as well as nutrient and element cycling processes in ecosystems.

You finish the programme by writing an interdisciplinary master thesis and you have the possibility to write it as an experimental 60 ECTS master thesis during 3. and 4. semester.

Career

The programme provides you with a wide range of job opportunities in the public and private sectors within:
  • Public or private research or control laboratories, for example in the healthcare or environmental sector
  • Environmental control and consulting
  • The biotech industry
  • The education sector
  • Consultancies, e.g. in environmental monitoring
  • Government agencies with focus on environmental health

The master programme also qualifies graduates for admission to a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Biology and Molecular Biology
Language of tuition: 
English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish bachelor degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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


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Environmental Risk

Learn to understand and assess complex environmental issues using tools and techniques from several scientific disciplines


Environmental Risk is an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing and solving environmental problems. Although emphasis is on theory and methods of Natural Sciences, the programme includes elements from Social Sciences with focus on practices of risk assessment of real environmental problems. You learn to understand and assess complex environmental issues using relevant tools and techniques from several scientific disciplines.

The programme covers subjects such as evaluation of environmental risks in connection with natural disasters; volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and flooding as well as evaluating technologies and chemical agents that have the potential to harm ecosystems, animals and human health. You acquire the skills necessary to professionally implement environmental legislation and regulatory programmes and to provide in depth advice to future environmental regulation.

You are trained to analyze the spatial patterns and relationships that may occur in the context of environmental risks. You will be able to identify and articulate issues within the key disciplines of environmental risk especially ectoxicology, population and systems ecology, environmental management, environmental history, natural systems, geohazards and resource management.

Career

You will be well qualified for employment as an environmental manager, -consultant, -officer or -coordinator in various national and international government agencies, at organisations such as the European Commission, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and European Environment Agency (EEA), local municipal environmental divisions, in environmental science consultancies such as DHI and COWI, environmental divisions of private companies and within the chemicals industry.

Alternatively, you may pursue a research career. For instance you would be highly qualified to apply for a number of job opportunities currently being advertised at organisations such as ECHA. You can also consider pursuing a PhD at Roskilde University or at another university.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science in Environmental Risk
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish bachelor degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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




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Global Studies

Do you want to study how globalisation affects political stability and conflict resolutions?

The master’s programme in Global Studies gives you an advanced theoretical knowledge about the social, political, economic and cultural processes associated with globalisation. The emphasis is on the importance of globalisation on power relations, conflict resolution, political stability and international political governance; Of how power relations and political and cultural identities are constructed and challenged; and the operation of the global economy and the current developments in global capitalism.

The programme consists of global politics, global political economy and global sociology. You will learn to analyse global issues from different academic perspectives; and to combine these perspectives in the understanding and study of the problems and the possible national and international, political solutions.
With particular regard to qualifying you for work in national and international NGOs, private companies, the media, the public sector and regional and international organizations.


Career

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in the public or private sector within:
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations

This degree qualifies you for a PhD.The objective of Global Studies is to produce graduates with an interdisciplinary understanding of the political, social and economic processes and consequences of globalisation. On this foundation, graduates can fill business positions which require indepth insight into international political control, international development, global social change, European integration and transnational economic dynamics. Graduates will also be capable of occupying positions which require a thorough understanding of the interplay between Danish societal conditions and international and global processes of change. The study programmes are oriented towards employment within both the public and private sectors.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Global Studies
Language of tuition: English

Admission

You can be accepted for the Master´s programme with a combined Bachelor´s degree with International Studies as one of your subjects. International Studies is a new
Bachelor´s
 degree combining EU Studies, Global Studies and International Development Studies.

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are
 
Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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



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Global Studies and Business Studies

Do you want to work with companies and the complexity prevalent in the globalised financial market?


The master’s programme in Global Studies + Business Studies provides you with the analytical skills necessary to handle global challenges and the organisation and management of companies, together with internal and external resource management, functions and relations.

You will gain interdisciplinary insight into how power relations and political and cultural identities are constructed and challenged in national and international contexts. You will study how the global economy works, the current development of the global capitalist system, and the consequences for private companies and their strategies to tackle the challenges of globalisation.

Alongside skills in team work and project management you will learn to identify, apply and combine methods for problem-oriented analysis of global and business issues.


The programme qualifies you for work in small, medium-sized and large companies or consultancies, or as civil servants in national, regional or international organisations.

Career

The programme qualifies the student for work in small, medium-sized and large companies or consultancies, or as civil servants in national, regional or international organisations.

This degree qualifies you for a PhD-study.


Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Business Studies
Language of tuition: The Master’s programme is an international programme taught in English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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

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Global Studies and Communication Studies

Do you want to understand, analyse and communicate global issues?

A thorough introduction to the processes and issues of globalisation is required to understand a world that is both perceived and presents itself as increasingly complex and interconnected. Being able to communicate efficiently on these complex global issues is a multifacetted challenge.

The master’s programme in Global Studies + Communication Studies enables you to not only grasp and understand the increasing complexity of the world, but also to communicate this knowledge efficiently to different target groups.

There is a particular focus on workplaces with an international orientation and intercultural profile, qualifying you to work in the national or international media or NGO’s for instance.

With this Master’s degree you will have knowledge of the special conditions of strategic communication in and from institutions, companies and associations that work in an international and intercultural context.


Career

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • National and international media and public relations
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Local, regional, national/international civil administrations or educational institutions
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations.

This degree qualifies you for a PhD-study.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Communication Studies

Language of tuition: The Master’s programme is an international programme taught in English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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


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Global Studies and Cultural Encounters

Do you want to study global and local migration issues?

The master’s programme in Global Studies + Cultural Encounters addresses the cultural and political dimensions of global issues in an interdisciplinary manner. As well as global and local migration issues, you will study the intercultural dimension of international diplomacy and the general cultural challenges presented by globalisation.

This programme provides you with skills in teamwork and project management, as well as the competencies to show leadership in consensus-building and decision-making processes. You will be able to work independently and in teams in multicultural and multilingual environments.


The master’s programme strives to qualifying you for work for NGOs, consultancies, the private sector and local, regional, national and international organisations.

Career

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • National and international media and public relations
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Local, regional, national/international civil administrations or educational institutions
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations.

This degree qualifies you for a PhD-study.


Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Cultural Encounters

Language of tuition: The Master’s programme is an international programme taught in English.

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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

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Global Studies and International Development Studies

Do you want to want to work with global politics, labour conditions and development policies?

The master’s programme in Global Studies + International Development Studies enhances your knowledge and competencies within the area of the so-called “Global South” with its new growth economies and ever-greater influence on global politics. The combination provides insight into global politics, trade, labour conditions, development policies, finance and resource economics.

You will gain a deeper understanding of the structure of international development, as well as of the various political, economic and social aspects of global issues and development.

The programme strives to qualifying you for work in the public or private sector, focusing on regional or international organisations, media, consultancies, NGOs and the private sector.


Career

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in the public or private sector within:
  • Media
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations.

This degree qualifies you for a PhD study.

Facts about the programme
Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Cultural Encounters


Language of tuition: 
English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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

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International Bachelor in Humanities

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.

Description

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.

Admission

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: en.iu.dk/recognition

See a list of additional entry requirements

Apply through the national electronic admission system, optagelse.dk with all relevant documentation.
Read more about applying via optagelse.dk 

Read more about how to apply

Tuition

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 http://ufm.dk/en

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



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International Bachelor in Natural Sciences

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.

Description

The International Bachelor in Natural Science offers you the opportunity to study natural science in an international environment. Foreign students make up 80% of the programme’s participants, so you will become part of an exciting study environment that will prepare you to work with a broad range of nationalities in international companies and organizations.
 
From the very first day, the project work will teach you to think and work based on research. Each term, you will formulate a specific science problem in collaboration with your team. At the end of the term, you must present a research-based solution that is based on scientific literature and preferably on your own experiments. Each of your projects will have a researcher assigned, who will act as your supervisor throughout the process.
 
During the first year, you will receive training in key scientific theories, methods and models. Through your project work and courses, you will learn the basic methods for how to examine nature using experiments, analyses and models. You will also select courses in biology, computer science, physics, geography, chemistry, mathematics, environment and statistics.


In the final two years, you will specialise in two bachelor subjects. You can choose from among a number of combinations, either with two natural science subjects, or with one subject from natural science and one from the humanities or social science.

Career Opportunities

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

Admission

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: en.iu.dk/recognition

See a list of additional entry requirements

Apply through the national electronic admission system, optagelse.dk with all relevant documentation.
Read more about applying via optagelse.dk

Read more about how to apply

Tuition

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 http://ufm.dk/en

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





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International Bachelor in Social Sciences

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.


Description

The International Bachelor in Social Sciences is about investigating, understanding and explaining the social, economic and political conditions in society from an international perspective.
 
There are both foreign and Danish students on the programme, and the courses and project work have an international focus. The teachers on the programme are supervisors with both a Danish and foreign background. This provides a good opportunity to work with cross-cultural issues.
 
During the first year on the programme, you will work with a number of social science subjects and learn about economics, political systems and social relations in society. You will acquire knowledge about key social science concepts, theories and methods that you can use no matter what specialization you choose later.

You can immerse yourself in the areas you find most interesting in your project work, where you choose which problems you want to work with, and you will also have the opportunity to collaborate with organizations or companies.

In the final two years, you will specialise in two bachelor subjects. You can choose from among a number of combinations, either with two social science subjects, or with one subjects from social science and one from the humanities or natural sciences.

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.

Admission

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: en.iu.dk/recognition

See a list of additional entry requirements

Apply through the national electronic admission system, optagelse.dk with all relevant documentation.
Read more about applying via optagelse.dk 

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Tuition

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 http://ufm.dk/en

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




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International Public Administration and Politics

Do you want to focus on the interplay between politics and public administration and the interaction between different levels of governance in policy making?


The singlesubject master’s programme in International Public Administration and Politics (IPAP) aims to develop highly-skilled professionals who have the knowledge and skills needed to act effectively in an increasingly complex field of public administration and politics. The borders between public sector, private sector and civil society are changing in response to global issues, such as climate change, agriculture and food, economic crises and migration. In this inter-connected world, decision-making is increasingly taking place in a multilevel governance setting involving municipalities, regions, states and international organisations, such as the EU.

The programme focuses on how Europe and the Western World respond to these challenges and the role of the involved actors in different governance levels, comparing these both horizontally and vertically.

Typical tasks for IPAP graduates will include preparing and managing collaborative cross-border and transnational projects dealing with common policy problems in fields which could include environmental sustainability, transportation, education, social welfare, trade, immigration, security policies and more.

Career

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • Public administration in a cross-border context
  • Consultancies
  • International mentoring
  • Policy Advisory
  • International coordination
  • Fundraising
  • Project management

This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in International Public Administration and Politics

Language of tuition: 
English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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

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Physics and Mathematics

Physics in interaction with mathematics

At the master programme in Physics & Mathematics you will study mechanics, relativity theory, astrophysics, condensed matter physics, quantum mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. You will work with geometry, probability calculations and statistics, the fundamental structures of mathematics, as well as selected examples of advanced topics in the field of advanced mathematics.

The programme will provide you with the skills to identify, formalise, analyse, evaluate and solve problems within physics and mathematics independently or in cooperation with others. You will learn to understand, develop, implement and evaluate experimental studies, simulations, physical reasoning or mathematical proofs, and to understand, develop, apply and evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative models within the subjects.

You finish the programme by writing an interdisciplinary master thesis.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • High-tech manufacturing and development, including in the electronics and pharmaceutical industries
  • The upper secondary school education system
  • The IT, insurance and pension industries
  • Companies for which modelling, programming or consultancy plays an important role

The master degree qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Physics and Mathematics
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish bachelor degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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

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Social Entrepreneurship and Management

Learn to create social innovation with a view to solving societal problems and develop social value across traditional sectors and professions


Social entrepreneurs create social innovation with a view to solving societal problems and develop social value across traditional sectors and professions. The singlesubject Master's Programme Social Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM)  is interdisciplinary and draws upon areas such as sociology, organization leadership and governance as well as research in social innovation, social enterprise, CSR and social accounting.  You learn a wide-range of theories, concepts and practices within the following fields:

  • Social entrepreneurship, social enterprise and social responsibility
  • Innovation, capabilities and resource development
  • Managing and organizing social enterprises

You will gain skills for initiating, analyzing and managing social innovation processes. By exploring leadership and management processes in complex, multi-dimensional organisations, the programme aims to prepare academically-oriented practitioners for the reality of running, shaping and transforming the next generation of social enterprises and innovation-led organisations.

Career

Graduates will typically be required  to work as entrepreneurs and managers within social innovation and as change agents and process facilitators in private, public and social enterprises as well as in national and international organisations and NGOs. 

Facts

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Social Entrepreneurship and Management

Language of tuition: The master’s programme is an international programme taught in English

Admission

The SEM Programme welcomes both International and Danish applicants. All students must apply individually, with admission based on an assessment of the relevance of the applicant’s earlier degree qualifications. Emphasis is laid on whether the applicant has an appropriate foundation in the social sciences, research methodologies and social entrepreneurship. Additionally, the program also admits students with backgrounds in business studies and/ or economics, provided that these have included the foundations for graduate study in the social sciences.

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:


Tuition

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.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

If you are granted one of the following types of residence permit, you are not required to pay the application fee or tuition 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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

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

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Spatial Designs and Society

Do you want to become a design consultant?

Spatial Designs and Society (SDS) is concerned with design in relation to consumer objects, places and design processes. We draw on human geography, anthropology, sociology and design studies.

You will conduct ethnographic fieldwork and become an expert in analyzing uses of designed objects and designed places out in the real world. The ethnographic training includes practical media studies, architectural visualization and geographical map-making as well as other hands-on cases. The programme collaborates with consultancy firms and municipalities, and you will learn how to conduct research and write reports according to commercial briefs. You will acquire unique analytical and communicative skills, understand consumer practices, detect and advise on emerging trends and needs, and learn to make your research relevant and usable for practitioners and design processes.

SDS will prepare you for jobs in a world where spatial designs are used to develop societies and make them more sustainable and liveable.


Career

SDS educates graduates able to act as consultants in the increasing number of companies working with analyses and/or design of consumer objects and places. Given that the graduates will be fluent in English, they will be attractive to companies that work with international clients. SDS graduates with also find work within architectural offices, municipal planning departments and development agencies in culture and tourism. Typical tasks will include research and development, advising, project management, creative process facilitation, fund raising and communication.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Spatial Designs and Society

Language of tuition: English


Admission

The general requirements for admission to the master’s programme are: A bachelor degree equivalent to a Danish bachelor degree within the field of study of the master’s programme.Students who wish to apply for a combination master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified 

The general English requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
 
Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

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.RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a Bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

If you are granted one of the following types of residence permit, you are not required to pay the application fee or tuition 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")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
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

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