Exchange and guest students
Each year, the Faculty of Social Sciences welcomes 400 exchange and guest students from 30 countries on campus.
As an exchange or guest student at the Faculty of Social Sciences you will be part of an international environment. We do our utmost to ensure that you feel welcome here - you are offered an orientation meeting, participation in the mentor programme and social events.
If you want to be an exchange student at the Faculty of Social Sciences, the below applies:
- You must be enrolled on a full-degree program at a university
- Your home university must hold a bilateral agreement with the University of Copenhagen.
You can visit the Faculty of Social Sciences through one of the following programmes:
- the Erasmus+ programme
- the Nordplus/Nordlys programmes
- the University of Copenhagen's bilateral agreements with partner universities in e.g. North America, Australia and New Zealand
As an exchange student, you are usually enrolled at the Faculty for 3 to 12 months.
You can find more information on how to apply at the website of the International Office at the University of Copenhagen
If your university does not hold an exchange agreement with the Faculty of Social Sciences, you might be able to visit as a guest student. As a guest student you must pay tuition fee (see prices below).
Three of our departments offer guest studies:
- Department of Economics
- Political Science
Tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens
|1 ECTS||DKK 800|
|5 ECTS||DKK 4000|
|7.5 ECTS||DKK 6000|
|10 ECTS||DKK 8000|
Tution fee for citizens from non-EU or non-EEA countries
You can find the exact tuition fees for non-EU/EEA citizens at the website of the International Office at the University of Copenhagen
You may be allowed to pay the fee of EU/EEA citizens, if you have one of the following two residence permits in Denmark:
- Permanent residence permit
- Temporary residence permit with the possibility of achieving a permanent residence permit
Citizens from non-EU and non-EEA countries, who have not been granted one of the above mentioned types of residence permit are required to pay tuition fee for short-term, non-degree studies at the University of Copenhagen, cf. the website of the International Office at the University of Copenhagen.