International students – University of Copenhagen

International students

The MIND programme welcomes international students.

Residence permits and visas

Students from non-EU/EEA countries must obtain a visa before entering Denmark. Visa requirements to enter the country vary, so you must consult the Danish embassy or consulate in your area.

Please note that admission to a part-time study programme does not warrant a residence permit. For further information, please contact the Danish Immigration Service.


The total tuition fee for participating in the MIND programme is about DKK 175,000 - 200,000 (approx. EUR 23,500-26,800). Tuition fees are higher for participants from non-EU/EEA countries. The Faculty does not offer scholarships to part-time students.

Proficiency in English

  • Scandinavian applicants (including Danish applicants) are required to document proficiency in English corresponding to at least English B level; cf. Section 11 of the Danish Ministerial Order on Admission at Universities.
  • Applicants from an English-speaking country and/or applicants who have completed a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in English do not need further documentation of English proficiency. Applicants must submit documentation certifying that their Bachelor's/Master’s degree was earned in English.
  • Applicants from outside Scandinavia who speak or write English as a second language must pass the International English Language Testing System (IELTS/Academic) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to document their qualifications in English. The minimum acceptable score for IELTS is 6.5 and for TOEFL 560 on the paper test, or 83 on the internet-based test. For more information about the tests: and

Accomodation i Copenhagen

At the Visit Copenhagen website you can find information about accommodation possibilities in Copenhagen during the courses.