University of Copenhagen


Which programmes can I study at the University of Copenhagen and when?

Media BA:
2nd Year Semester 1
2nd Year Semester 2
2nd Year Full Year

Film Studies BA:
2nd Year Semester 1
2nd Year Semester 2
2nd Year Full Year

History BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

American Studies BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

War Studies BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

English Literature BA:
2nd Year Semester 1


Academic Information

Number of credits required: 27-30 ECTS (European) credits per semester; 54-60 ECTS per year

Please see the module catalogue for the University of Copenhagen.


Academic Calendar

Semester 1 Late August/ Early September until End of December (approximate dates)

Semester 2 Early February until Late June (approximate dates)

More detailed term dates


Erasmus+ Grant 2019-20

€420 per month for all students 

€120 per month top up for UK students from households with an annual income of less than £25,000

An additional Erasmus+ Special Needs Grant is available if you have a disability or special needs and wish to study abroad where participation would not be possible without extra financial support.


Accommodation abroad

The University of Copenhagen Housing Foundation (UCPH Housing Foundation) is an independent entity which assists international students coming to University of Copenhagen in finding accommodation while in Copenhagen. Please arrange accommodation directly with University of Copenhagen following acceptance.


Accommodation in York (Semester exchange)

York St John University accommodation is guaranteed for the semester you are not abroad.



Home/EU students: No visa required
International students: Please contact your Embassy for details

Please ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months after you intend to return.


European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

You are required to obtain an EHIC before your departure. More information on the NHS website


More Information

University of Copenhagen website

Copenhagen support services fact sheet

Advocating Student Mobility Videos

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