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The curriculum aimed at international students includes both BSc and MSc courses offered to international guest and exchange students as well as degree students.

As an exchange/guest student, you must be enrolled at each department where you wish to take courses.

In order to enrol at other departments than the host department, you must contact the international secretaries at the department at which you wish to enrol. You can find the contact information here

ECTS requirements

Erasmus students on an Erasmus or a Nordplus exchange agreement held by the Faculty of Social Sciences must register for a minimum of 20/22,5 ECTS and a maximum of 30 ECTS per semester at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

All other exchange and guest students + Erasmus students admitted to other departments must do between 22,5 ECTS and 30 ECTS at UCPH as a whole. 

Courses and admission requirements

Below you can find an overview of the requirements for each department at the Faculty of Social Sciences - and link to offered courses for international student in the UCPH-Course Catalogue.

The UCPH-Course Catalogue wil be updated on these dates:

  • 1 May - autumn semester courses
  • 1 November - spring semester courses




You must have finished 30 ECTS  within microeconomics, macroeconomics and mathematics in order to be admitted. 
Once admitted, all courses on all levels are open to exchange and guest students

UCPH Course Catalogue - courses offered by the Department of Economics



You must have an academic background in all Political Science subfields (political theory, international relations, comparative politics, public policy, and political science methodology) at introductory and intermediate  level.

UCPH Course Catalogue - courses offered by the Department of Political Sciences



Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor's courses: You must have finished at least 30 ECTS credits in psychology.
  • Master’s courses: You must have passed the equivalent of 90 ECTS credits in psychology.

UCPC Course Catalogue - courses offered by the Department of Psychology





Not open for exchange students



Exchange students must hold a bachelor's degree in Economics, Anthropology, Sociology, Geography, or Political Science.

Available courses:



Not open for exchange students