University of Copenhagen Danish Government Scholarships 2025

Are you a non-EU/EEA international student dreaming of advancing your education in Denmark? The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) offers an exciting opportunity through the Danish Government Scholarship program for the January 2025 academic intake. Designed for outstanding students from outside the EU, EEA, or Switzerland, this scholarship aims to support talented individuals pursuing a Master’s degree at one of Scandinavia’s top universities.

The Danish Government Scholarship is awarded as either a full or partial tuition fee waiver combined with a grant to assist with your basic living costs.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for this prestigious scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of a country outside the EU, EEA, or Switzerland.
  • Have secured admission to a Master’s degree program at UCPH.
  • Be granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark for the purpose of studying a higher educational program.

Unfortunately, you are not eligible if you:

  • Have legal claims to the rights of Danish citizens.
  • Are eligible for grants under the Danish State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme.
  • Have been granted a residence permit as a child of a non-EU/EEA foreign citizen under specific Danish Aliens Consolidations Act conditions.

Selection Process:

Scholarships are awarded solely based on academic achievements without consideration of financial need. All eligible candidates who are offered admission will automatically be considered; there’s no need for a separate scholarship application. UCPH will inform nominated students through the DANS application portal.

Important Dates:

For International Applicants (outside EU, EEA, Switzerland):

    • Application Deadline: September 1, 2024
    • Admission Reply By: December 1, 2024

For Danish and EU/EEA/Swiss Applicants:

    • Application Deadline: October 15, 2024
    • Admission Reply By: December 10, 2024

Please be aware that you must accept or decline the scholarship offer within the deadline specified in your admission offer.

Language Requirements

All Master’s programs taught in English at UCPH do not require Danish language proficiency. However, proof of English language proficiency is necessary, typically via TOEFL or IELTS test scores. Depending on your background, you might be exempt from taking these tests; check the specific program requirements for more details.

Application Process

To apply for a Master’s program:

  1. Visit the UCPH Master’s program page to find and review the requirements of your chosen program.
  2. Follow the links provided on the program pages to access the Application Portal.

For more on application deadlines and processes, visit UCPH’s application and admission page. For detailed information on tuition, scholarships, and loans, check the UCPH scholarship and loan page.

Zahira Bano

(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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