Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020.The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU's commitment to investing in these areas.
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Denmark offers two types of scholarships for foreign nationals under the Cultural Agreements. This includes Long-term Scholarships and Danish Summer Language Scholarships.
The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science is in charge of Erasmus+ in Denmark. On their website, you will find relevant information on all Erasmus+ programmes. Please note, however, that these pages are in Danish.
The action programme Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013 integrates a large number of sectoral programmes under a single umbrella which are to promote EU cooperation within education and training and vocational education and training. The Lifelong Learning Programme aims to promote the implementation of the strategic framework programme Education and Training 2010 and 2020 as well as to increase the focus on education and training within the Lisbon process.
Special rules apply to exchange within the framework of student mobility programmes such as SOCRATES/ERASMUS, NORDPLUS/NORDLYS, bilateral exchange etc. Please contact the International Office at your home institution about going on exchange.
Read about how to apply for an exchange programme at the IT University of Copenhagen.
At SDU, you can choose courses from any study programme offered at the university, provided that you have the prerequisites for the courses. Courses are offered in English at the following campuses: Odense, Kolding, Esbjerg, Sønderborg and Slagelse. It is recommended to take courses at one campus.
If you are studying through an exchange agreement or as a visiting student, the possibility of obtaining financial assistance will depend on your home institution and the chosen exchange agreement.
The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark. Follow the link to see a list of all the institutions in Denmark that offer long-term scholarships.
Nordplus is the Nordic Council of Ministers' education and training programme, consisting of five sub-programmes that are aimed at different target groups from schooling to higher education. The programme funds mobility, projects and network activities and is open to institutions, organisations and others whose main purpose is education and lifelong learning, or who work within this area.
Nordplus covers the five Nordic countries, including the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland, as...
Every student enrolled in a higher education course is entitled to a number of monthly grants corresponding to the prescribed duration of the chosen study, plus 12 months. Read more about the rules on SU’s website.
Denmark has entered into a Cultural Agreements Programme with a number of other countries. Long term scholarships under the Cultural Agreements programme can only be offered for 1-2 semesters, and ONLY FOR NON-DEGREE STUDIES. Students accepted for a degree programme at the University of Copenhagen are not eligible for Danish Government Scholarships under the cultural agreements.
If your home institution does not have a formal exchange agreement with the University of Copenhagen, you can apply to become a guest student. Guest students are permitted to participate in courses and examinations.
If you are an international full degree student, you are admitted to the University of Copenhagen under the same conditions as Danish students, and therefore you may take part in the European Community’s Erasmus programme.
Students registered in a Higher Education Institution and enrolled in studies leading to a recognised degree can participate in Erasmus Traineeship. Recent higher education graduates may also participate in the traineeship. Recent graduates must be selected by their home institution during their last year of study and must carry out and complete the traineeship abroad within one year of obtaining their degree.
Before you start planning your exchange to the University of Copenhagen, contact your home university to find out if there is an exchange agreement and what the process is for you to get nominated to go on exchange. Learn more by following the link provided below.
The University of Copenhagen participates in a number Erasmus Mundus programmes and other programmes in cooperation with universities outside of Denmark. The Erasmus Mundus programmes are intitiated and supported by the European Commission to enhance and promote European higher education throughout the world. The programmes are highly competitive and aim to attract academically outstanding students.
Denmark offers some grants, scholarships or tuition fee waivers for international students wanting to study in Denmark.