Rector and deans at immatriculation dayAdmission requirements

Exchange students and guest students

In order to be accepted as an exchange student at the Department of Psychology you have to fulfil the requirements listed below:

  • In order to enrol at Bachelor's level, applicants must have studied psychology for at least 1/2 an academic year (equivalent to 30 ECTS)
  • To enrol at Master's level, applicants must have studied psychology for a minimum of 1 1/2 academic years (equivalent to 90 ECTS).
  • The applicant's proficiency of English must be on a sufficient academic level (e.g. 4 years of English in secondary or high school for non-native speakers). For requirements for guest students, see here.

Each application to the Department of Psychology will be processed on an individual basis and it is possible to exempt from the guidelines mentioned in case of relevant academic qualifications or research experience in relation to the field of psychology.

Complete degree

The Department of Psychology does not offer entire degrees in English. If you wish to study a Bachelor or Master in Psychology at the University of Copenhagen, you need to be fluent in oral and written Danish. Students from Scandinavia who are fluent in Swedish/Norwegian can read more about the language requirements under Information for Scandinavian Students.

If you have a Bachelor's degree in psychology from a foreign university and wish to apply for our Danish Master's programme, please read about the admission guidelines in Danish under Ansøgere med anden bacheloruddannelse