Danish State Scholarships at University of Copenhagen

Danish State Scholarships at University of Copenhagen

Brief description: 

The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) offers a limited number of tuition waivers and grants through the Danish Government Scholarship programme to highly talented students with outstanding academic records from non-EU/EEA countries.

Host Institution(s):

University of Copenhagen in Denmark

Level/Field(s) of study:

Master’s degree programme at the University of Copenhagen

Number of Scholarships:


Target group:

Non-EU/EEA Students who are offered admission

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The Danish Government Scholarship is granted either as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or as an amount that covers basic living costs.


In order to be eligible for a scholarship, you must be:

  • • a citizen of a country outside the EU, EEA (the European Economic Area) or Switzerland
  • • admitted to a master’s degree programme at the University of Copenhagen
  • • granted a time-limited residence permit for the purpose of studying a higher educational programme in Denmark.

For faculty-specific eligiblity requirement, please visit the official website.

Application instructions:

All non-EU/EEA applicants to the University of Copenhagen’s MA/MSc degree programmes will automatically be considered for the Danish Government Scholarship, provided they are eligible. Thus, it is not necessary to apply for the scholarship; you only have to apply for admission. The admissions deadline for non-EU/EEA students is 15 January.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:  http://en.itu.dk/Programmes/MSc-Programmes/Applying-to-a-MSc-Programme

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