National and European Programme Scholarship for International Students
National and European Programme Scholarship for International Students (Funded to Denmark) – National and European programmes offer scholarships for international students, who wish to study in Denmark through an institutional agreement, as guest students or as a part of an international double degree or joint degree. Certain restrictions and prerequisites apply for the following programmes:
If you are enrolled at a Nordic or Baltic higher education institution, Nordplus may offer a possibility to study in another Nordic or Baltic country as part of your degree.
For further information, contact your home university or the national educational agency. To learn more about the Nordplus programme, please visit www.nordplusonline.org.
The Erasmus programme offers students from the EU/EEA and Switzerland the possibility to study abroad as part of their higher education in their home countries. Exchange range from between 2 and 12 months.
For further information, please contact your home university or the national educational agency of your country.
To learn more about the Erasmus-programme and find out if you are eligible to apply, please visit the website of the European Commission.
Erasmus Mundus/Joint Master Degree
The Erasmus Mundus programme is open to both EU/EEA and non-EU/EAA students. Through the Erasmus Mundus scheme you can apply for a scholarship to study specific Master’s degree programmes.
The courses are offered jointly by a Danish institution and another European university or college. Students and scholars must contact the individual Erasmus Mundus Master courses to learn more about scholarships and application procedures.
Fulbright Denmark fosters cultural understanding through its prestigious grant program for educational exchange.
If you are an American scholar or postgraduate student at master or Ph.D.-level, you can apply for a Fulbright grant for an entire academic year of study and/or research in Denmark.
For more information about selection criteria and the application process for a Fulbright grant, please visit the Fulbright Denmark website.
Danish government scholarships for highly qualified non-EU/EEA students
Danish universities receive a limited number of government scholarships each year to fund highly qualified full-degree students from non-EU/EEA countries and Switzerland.
In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be…
- a citizen of a country outside the EU, the European Economic Area or Switzerland
- enrolled in a full degree higher education programme
- granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark due to education
You are not eligible for a Danish government scholarship if you…
- are seeking admission to an Artistic Higher Education Institution
- have a legal claim to the rights of Danish citizens
- have been granted a residence permit at the time of admission by the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9c, subsection 1, as the child of a foreign citizen who has been granted a residence permit in accordance with the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9m, and who is a citizen of a country that is not acceded to the EU or covered by the EEA agreement
- are student who is eligible for a grant in accordance with Danish Law regarding the State Education Fund
The scholarships are administered by the Danish universities, who each select the students, who are awarded with a scholarship.
For further information about the government scholarship, please consult the admission details of the higher education institution of your choice.
Please note: The government scholarship consists of two parts and can be given as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or grants towards covering your living costs. However, since the scholarships are administered by the higher education institutions themselves, you should enquire at the institution of your choice for further details.
The Danish State Educational Support (SU)
The Danish State Educational Support (SU) is generally only awarded to Danish residents. As an international student you may, however, apply for equal status in so far as the state educational support is concerned. You may be granted equal status according to: