University of Copenhagen Danish Government Scholarships 2024 in Denmark

April 27, 2024

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Bursary Description

University of Copenhagen Danish Government Scholarships.

University of Copenhagen Danish Government Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

University of Copenhagen Danish Government Scholarships 2024 in Denmark is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Masters level program(s) in the field of Social Sciences, Humanities, Health and Medicine, Science, Theology taught at University of Copenhagen . The deadline of the scholarship is 01 Sep 2024.

Degree Level:

University of Copenhagen Danish Government Scholarships 2024 in Denmark is available to undertake Masters level programs at University of Copenhagen.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Health and Medicine
  • Science
  • Theology

Scholarship Benefits:

The Danish Government Scholarship is granted either as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or as an amount that covers basic living costs.

Eligible Nationalities:

This scholarship is open students belonging to Non EEA/EU Countries.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for a scholarship, you must:

  • Hold citizenship from a country outside the EU, EEA (European Economic Area), or Switzerland.
  • Be admitted to a master’s degree program at the University of Copenhagen.
  • Obtain a time-limited residence permit specifically for studying a higher education program in Denmark.

You are ineligible for a Danish Government Scholarship if you:

  • Possess legal entitlement to Danish citizenship rights.
  • Qualify for a grant under Danish law, as per the State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme (SU).
  • Have been granted a residence permit under Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9c, subsection 1, as the child of a foreign citizen with a residence permit under Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9m, provided the country of citizenship is not an EU member state or covered by the EEA agreement.

Key Points to Consider:

  • The University awards the scholarships solely on the basis of academic achievement; thus, financial need is not considered.

  • All non-EU/EEA applicants to the University of Copenhagen’s MA/MSc degree programmes will automatically be considered for the Danish Government Scholarship, provided they are eligible. Therefore, it is not necessary to apply.
  • UCPH will contact those who get nominated through DANS’ application portal. 
  • If you are offered a scholarship, but do not accept it within the deadline specified, the scholarship offer will be revoked, and the scholarship will be offered to another applicant.

Application Procedure:

Documents Needed:

  • Each Master’s programe require specific documentation, which should be provided along with the application. Please carefully review the website (given down below) for the programme you wish to apply for, before you submit your application.
  • Applicants can apply for a maximum of three Master’s programmes starting in the same semester.
  • If you are a citizen in a country outside EU, EEA and Switzerland, you need to pay an application fee. For further information, please read the application fee page

Language requirements

  • Master’s programmes taught in English do not require Danish language proficiency. However, they do have an English language proficiency requirement for admission.
  • Applicants are required to document English language proficiency and should expect to provide documentation in the form of a language test, such as TOEFL or IELTS.
  • Under certain circumstances, applicants can be exempt from taking a language test when other forms of documentation is available and accepted by the Faculty’s admissions office. Exemptions from taking a language test are based on such information as citizenship, origin of entry exam, and in some cases origin of high school exam.
  • The specific requirements vary from one programme to another, so please refer to the
  • programme descriptions for full and extensive information on which tests to take, what scores to obtain, and whether you may be exempt from taking a test.

How to Apply?

The application process for the University of Copenhagen Danish Government Scholarships 2024-25 is conducted online. Applicants must first secure admission to any master’s degree program offered by the university. Upon admission, they will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

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