Admission Procedure EU/EEA citizens

On this page citizens from EU countries as well as EEA countries (EEA = Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) will learn how to apply for a programme at UCN

Applications for September 2018

You can apply for admission from 1 February.

How do I apply?

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

Signature page(s)

Applicants must print the signatue page(s) and send them to admission@ucn.dk. 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 optagelse.dk.

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 the marks of the last 2 semesters)
  3. Transcript of records (the marks of the last 2 semesters)
  4. Verification form (PDF) - Applicants must verify subjects, hours of instruction (1 hour = 60 minutes) and grades during the final three years at upper secondary education.
  5. English test
  6. Motivational letter – stating why you want to go to Denmark, why Aalborg/UCN and why the specific programme you apply for

Optional documents

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

Please upload the documents to www.optagelse.dk with your application.

What is the application deadline?

Deadline for applicants with a foreign educational background: 15 March at 12:00 (noon).

Please note that you have to upload all the required documents on 15 March at 12:00 (noon).

 

Admission area number (KOT)

Design, Technology and Business (Graphics)
73165

 

English language entry requirements

Which English tests does UCN accept?

We accept the following English tests:

IELTS (preferred)

Overall grade of 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests

TOEFL

Internet-based test: minimum score of 85

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Pass at Grade C

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English

Pass at Grade C

If you would like to enquire about the equivalence of other English language qualifications not listed above, please contact the International Office.

Please note: If you are a non-EU citizen, you can only apply with either an IELTS or a TOEFL English test.
How can I compare the different English tests?

UCN has tried to compare the official sites of the well-known and appreciated Cambridge test, TOEFL and IELTS towards the European CEFR.

Learn more about how to compare English tests right here (PDF).

Is it required to provide documentary evidence of my English proficiency?

Applicants who have a degree from one of the Nordic countries, the Netherlands or Germany, or is a native speaker in English, will only have to provide documentary evidence of their English proficiency through their school level, and we will occasionally conduct Skype interviews with the applicants.

As a minimum, all applicants must speak English at a level that is equivalent to the Danish B-level.

In relation to applicants who have a degree from other countries than the Nordic countries, the Netherlands or Germany, UCN reserves the right to demand further documentary evidence of the applicant's English proficiency according to section 9 of the Danish Ministerial Order no. 107 of 27 January 2017 on access, enrolment and leave etc.

This documentation must be made up of one of the English tests that we recognise and may also be supplemented by a video interview conducted via Skype for example.

Which English level corresponds to a Danish B-level?

As a minimum, all applicants must speak and write English at a level that is equivalent to the Danish B-level.

  • Subject: English
  • Level: B
  • Hours of instruction: 210 (1 hour = 60 minutes)

Contact

Carina Mortensen
International Consultant

+45 72 69 13 51
international@ucn.dk

EU / EEA citizens

Entry Requirements - Danish B and C Level

Specific requirements and selection criteria

International office

Admission
- How to apply