International guest and exchange students 

Here you can find information on admission requirements, procedures and fees concerning your participation at the Center of African Studies as a guest- or exchange student.

  Photo: Anders Bastholm

Every Year the Centre of African Studies welcomes around 100 international students from all over the world. Some of these are exchange- and guest students.

General admission and enrolment

Please visit the web site of our International Office studies.ku.dk at the University of Copenhagen to get further information on admission, enrolment and housing. You are also welcome to contact our International Coordinator.

You are eligible to apply for admission to the Centre of African Studies after having passed 2 years of exams (120 ECTS) at your home university.

A large number of our international students are taking courses in English not only at the Centre of African Studies but also at another institute or department at the University of Copenhagen. All courses offered in English at the University of Copenhagen are listed on the course website kurser.ku.dk

Exchange students

A part of our exchange students are participating in our Erasmus Exchange Programmes with universities in Europe or Nordplus Exchange Programmes with universities in the Nordic Countries, while others are from universities world wide as part of exchange agreements with the University of Copenhagen.

Exchange students are able to choose between all of the thematic courses on offer at CAS and Kiswahili, but cannot enrol for compulsory courses.

Course registration:  Please find information about registration for courses here.

Exam registration: Please find information about exam registration here.

Summer courses: Information on the application process is given at the page, Summer courses.

You can find more information about becomming an exchange or guest student at the University of Copenhagen at the University's website for international students www.studies.ku.dk and via Admission process for Exchange Students.

Guest Students

Guest students are enrolled at the faculty for one or two semesters without being on any exchange agreement. Guest students are charged tuition fees.

Guest students are able to choose between all of the thematic courses on offer at CAS and Kiswahili, but cannot enrol for compulsory courses.

Course registration:  Please find information about registration for courses here.

Exam registration: Please find information about exam registration here.

Guest students from the European Union/EEA - tuition fees
The tuition fee will be determined by the number of ECTS-points. The tuition fee for 7,5 ECTS-point courses are DKK 1,875; 15 ECTS-points course are DKK 3,750. A full semester is 30 ECTS-poits, which is two or three courses at our faculty. 

Guest students from outside the European Union/EEA - tuition fees
Please note if you choose courses (one or more) from different tuition fee categories, your tuition fee will be set according to the most expensive category. For example, if you have been admitted to Theology or African Studies and then decide to take a course at Law, you will have to pay the tuition fee for Law which is more expensive than ours. See the UCPH central Tuition Fee webpage. A full semester is 30 ECTS-poits, which is two or three courses at our faculty. 

Admission process for Guest Students

Exam registration

Please find information about exam registration here.

 

  Photo: Anders Bastholm