We offer five 3½-year Bachelor of Engineering programmes taught in English for students from all over the world
As of 1 August 2006 there is no tuition fee for students with an EU or EEC citizenship.
As of 1 July 2009 there is no tuition fee for students who are children of employees from non EU/EEC countries.
This means, that no tuition fee is required from children of international employees from non-EU/EEC countries, who are working in Denmark and who are granted residence permit based on their work in Denmark.
More infomation on tuition fee for studying at the bachelor programmes below.
We currently offer five 3½-year bachelor programmes taught in English. The programmes commence on 1 September and on 1 February - depending of number of students.
In order to be accepted to one of our Bachelor programmes, you will have to fulfil the following admission requirements:
- Upper secondary school exam is a minimum. High level mathematics (level A), physics (level B) and chemistry at intermediate level (level C). If your upper secondary school examination includes less than 12 years of tuition, we require 1-2 years of relevant university studies.
- You are eligible for admission to our BEng programmes if you hold qualifications comparable to a Danish qualifying examination. Please see if your qualifications are recognised as such at
- All programmes require high proficiency in English. We require all non-native English speaking students to have a minimum score of 213 of CBT TOEFL (79 IBT or 550 PBT) or 6.5 in the IELTS test. Your English language test result must be sent from the test centre to us - our institutional TOEFL code is 8459.
- For admission to programmes in Danish, you must also prove sufficient command of Danish by taking The Studytest of Danish as a Foreign Language (Studieprøven i dansk som andetsprog) or The Danish Test 2 (Danskprøve 2). Some programmes may even require that you have passed The Danish Test 3 (Danskprøve 3).
- Min. age 18 years
All programmes are free of tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens as tuition fees are covered by the Danish state for these citizens. Find the list of EU/EEA countries here.
Non EU/EEA citizens
All students with a non-EU/EEA citizenship must pay tuition fee for bachelor studies at Copenhagen University College of Engineering.
Students with a non-EU/EEA citizenship who enrolled in the programmes at the Copenhagen University College of Engineering before August 2006
- Non-EU/EEA citizens who:
- have 'permanent opholdstilladelse' (a permanent residence permit)
- have 'midlertidig opholdstilladelse med mulighed for varigt ophold' (time-limited residence permit issued with a possibility of permanent residence in Denmark.)
- have status as refugees in Denmark
have parents who have a permanent residence permit and work in Denmark
have a dual citizenship in an EU/EEC and a non-EU/EEC country
Tuition fee structure at Copenhagen University College of Engineering per year of bachelor programme studies
|Full Degree-seeking students
DKK 50,000/ EURO 6,750 per semester for 6 semesters plus DKK 10,000 / EURO 1,333 for the internship semester (in total DKK 310,000 / EURO 41,500 for 3.5 years)
It is a prerequisite to have paid your tuition fee in due time before you can sign up for and participate in exams at IHK. Student who have not paid the tuition fee in due time are not allowed to sign up for or participate in any exam.
The European Qualifications Framework (EQF) acts as a translation
device to make national qualifications more readable across Europe,
promoting workers' and learners' mobility between countries and
facilitating their lifelong learning.
Copenhagen University College of Engineering offers Bachelor Programs at level 6 in accordance with the standards outlined in the EQF
DTU has a very limited number of tuition fee waivers to award to foreign, non-EU students at DTU Diplom. The tuition fee waivers are granted to students with excellent academic performance – based on their application and required documents. The tuition fee waiver is usually granted to cover part of the tuition fee – or in some cases to cover the total tuition fee.
The deadline for applying for thie tuition fee waiver is 15 March 2013, and the application must be sent to DTU Diplom at the address mentioned in the application form.
The tuition fee waivers will be awarded in May 2013.
Degree students applying for a Bachelor of Engineering programme (or for the Foundation Course) at IHK must find housing by themselves. You can apply for accommodation through the central Danish Student Accommodation Organization:or Kollegiernes kontor i København at www.kkik.dk
Use the English language version of the site and establish a user account. If you want to apply for at room in a student residence, the relevant organizations are KKIK, CIU, PFIU and RIU-Roskilde, as these organizations offer rooms in the Copenhagen area. It is free to register and apply for a room.
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Residence permit in Denmark
Non EU/EEC citizens:
You must apply for a Residence Permit
through the Danish representation (embassy or consulate) of your home
country before you leave your home country. The application
process may last for 2 - 3 months. You can only apply for
Residence Permit after you have paid your tuition fee of minimum DKK
50,000 and received your Acceptance Letter for studies at
IHK together with the legal documents you need for applying
to the Danish representation in your country.
Get more information at the Danish Immigration Service homepage at
Insurance and medical care
All full degree students must register with the municipal registration office in the municipality where they live. After a few weeks you will receive the yellow Health Insurance Card which is also your ID card while living in Denmark.
You must also arrange for a private
insurance to cover liability, repatriation in case of severe
illness and a coverage of your personal belongings during the stay
Read more about how to be insured