Admission Procedure for non-EU/non-EEA citizens

On this page citizens from non-EU countries as well as non-EEA countries will learn how to apply for a full bachelor degree programme at UCN

Applications for August 2017

You can apply for admission from 1 February.


If you have any questions before or after submitting the application,  please do not hesitate to contact us. Please write the name of the programme which you are applying for in the subject field.

How do I apply?

It is mandatory for all applicants to apply through the system known as the KOT system at Here applicants will find a complete guide to the application portal.

Signature page(s)

Applicants must print the signature page(s) and send them to Your application cannot be evaluated if we have not received your signature page(s) so it is very important that you do so. UCN does not accept the signature page(s) sent by ordinary post.

Please note that deadline for sending the signature page(s) is 15 March.

Click here for how to apply at

What should I upload?

Mandatory documents

  1. A copy of your passport or ID card
  2. Documentation of your exams – translated into English and signed by a notary or similar authorised person (if you do not have the final degree certificate yet, you need to attach your grades for the last 2 semesters)
  3. Transcript of records (your grades for the last 2 semesters)
  4. Documentation of your English proficiency
  5. Motivation letter – stating why you want to go to Denmark, why you chose Aalborg/UCN and why you chose the specific programme you are applying for.

Optional documents

  1. Contracts or/and recommendations of work experience, competitions, sport activities etc. All translated into English
  2. Recommendations from your teachers (translated into English)

Please upload the documents to with your application.

Original documents

Please note that you must possess originals of all uploaded documents and that you must be able to present these originals to the International office at UCN.

What is the application deadline?

Deadline for applicants with a foreign educational background: 15 March at 12 (noon)

Please note that you have to upload all the required documents on 15 March at 12 (noon).

How do I get a student visa?

After you get admitted to a programme and pay the tuition fees for the first semester, UCN will begin the student visa procedures.

Please note that the processing time at the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration is 2 months.

Read more about student permits.

Should I pay an application fee?

If you are a non-EU/EEA student need a study residence permit (study visa) in order to study at UCN, an application fee of EUR 100, your application will not be processed.

Please visit the UCN webshop in order to make the payment.

The webshop will be active from February 1st and the deadline for payment of the application fee is March 15th 2017.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that the amount has been received at UCN before the deadline.

Please send the payment receipt to


  • If you accepted at UCN, we will deduct the application fee from 1st semester
  • If you not accepted, the application fee will not be reimbursed
  • If UCN receives the application fee payment after the payment deadline, the application will not be processed and the fee will not be reimbursed

Students applying through a UCN partner institution

If you are a non-EU/EEA student applying for a at UCN through a UCN partner institution, you do not have to pay an application fee. In this case you send an email to informing us which partner institution you are applying through.

When will I know if I am admitted?

All non-EU applicants who need a student residence permit in order to study in Denmark will receive admission response by June 1st.


The tuition for the 2-year full-time AP Degree programme in Bachelor of Education.

When paying your tuition you need to know the bank details for UCN. Learn how to pay tuition.

What is the tuition?

Please note that there may be price increases.

Semester 1
7150 EUR
Semester 2
7150 EUR
Semester 3
7150 EUR
Semester 4
3969 EUR
What is UCN’s refund policy?


If the student does not obtain a student visa/study residence permit, the tuition fee will be refunded in full.

If the student informs UCN in writing that he/she wants to cancel his/her admission before 1 September, the tuition fee will be refunded, however, an administrative fee of 300 EUR applies, meaning that 300 EUR will be deducted from the tuition fee.

If the student wishes to withdraw from his/her studies up to one month after study start, only 80% of the tuition fee will be refunded.

If the student wishes to terminate his/her studies later than one month after study start, the student will not be eligible for a refund.

Please send an email to if you have any refund policy questions.


Magdalena Atanasova Mincheva
International Consultant

+45 72 69 13 52

Non-EU / non-EEA citizens

Entry Requirements - Danish B and C Level

Specific requirements and selection criteria

International office

- How to apply