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Bachelor in Global Humanities

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

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4350 EUR


The Bachelor in Global Humanities programme at Roskilde University begins with a one year basic section of interdisciplinary studies. The last two years you will specialise in two bachelor subjects.

The basic section in Humanities (60 ECTS) gives you an 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 explore shifting boundaries, hybrid identities and new cultural formations in the global society.

In the last two years (120 ECTS), you will specialise in two bachelor subjects:
The Bachelor in Global Humanities gives you an international and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the humanities.

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. Bachelor in Global Humanities explores this but also examine shifting boundaries, hybrid identities and new cultural formations that are emerging as 'global encounters' intensify.

Career Opportunities

The humanities are essential to societal well-being and progress as well as to the economic development. You can expect to be well-placed for further study at master's level and for careers in the areas of international development and third sector voluntary work, cultural exchange, social fields requiring an awareness of inter-cultural dynamics, and international business relations.

From bachelor to master – A bachelor's degree from Roskilde University will provide access to study a master's programme. Depending on which subject(s) you choose as a part of your bachelor's programme, your degree will provide access to one or more of Roskilde University's master's programmes.


To be admitted to this programme, you must fulfil the following admission requirements:
In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of Roskilde University

Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Roskilde University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education 
Recognition Guide

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

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There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

Read more about the application fee and tuition fees.

For Further Information

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

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

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

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01


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