Requirements for admission – University of Copenhagen

Requirements for admission 

Applicants should have a Bachelor degree or higher in a natural science area such as Agricultural Science, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources or other.

Language requirements

To gain admission to the EnvEuro programme, all applicants – including Danish and other Nordic citizens – must document their English language qualifications. The EnvEuro programme accepts the following ways of documenting this:

- Nationals of the following countries are exempt from submitting a language test: The UK, The Republic of Ireland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, The USA, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts und Nevi, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize and Guyana.

If you are citizen of one of the above countries, you are not required to submit any proof of English proficiency. Your copy of your passport will suffice as sufficient proof.

- Applicants holding a first degree that has been taught in English and has been completed in either Europe, The UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, New Zealand, or Australia.

Applicants who do not fulfill the criteria above, or applicants with English as their second language, must pass an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge Advanced English test before being admitted. The following tests and scores are accepted:

  • IELTS: min. score of 6.5 (no band under 5.5)
  • TOEFL iBT: min. score of 90 
  • Cambridge Advanced: Passed (C1, C2)

Language tests older than 2 years are not accepted (from the application deadline).

Application requirements overview

In addition to the language requirements, applicants must complete the EnvEuro Information Form, and attach a Letter of Motivation, a CV, and the required documentation to accompany the application. 

Next, read about how to apply, depending on your nationality:

Application form for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens 

Application for non-EU/EEA citizens 


If you have any questions about the requirements for admission, please contact the EnvEuro Secretariat via e-mail:

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