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Open days and admissions know-how

Do you aspire to study at a Danish University but feel uncertain about what Bachelor's Degree to pursue in English? Skyler Bentley Hall guides you through the process.

Photographs: CBS FB Page / Syddansk Universitet – University of Southern Denmark FB Page

Text: Skyler Bentley Hall

Over the next few months, potential applicants can take advantage of University Open Days and Admissions events. Here are a few options to explore at Research Universities in Denmark.

Copenhagen Business School (October & November 2022)

CBS Open Days are hosted twice a year in the spring so applicants can learn about Bachelor studies at CBS. In addition, students can join an International Applicant Day in 2023 to learn more about student life at CBS, housing and living in Copenhagen, and admission and application procedures. This is an excellent opportunity to meet potential and current international students at CBS.

CBS Online Bachelor Info Sessions – Two virtual events are available this fall so applicants can understand admissions requirements, the application process, and Quota 1 or 2 applications, including how to write an effective motivation essay. Both info sessions will take place from 15:30 to 18:00 on the 6 October and 17 November 2022.

Aarhus University (2 November 2022)

As part of the Virtual Open Day for Aarhus University, applicants can participate in numerous sessions, including life as an international student at AU, application procedures for admission to Bachelor's and Master's degrees within the Faculty of Arts, Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, or the School of Business and Social Sciences. Students can also learn about the University Partnership between Denmark and China.

IT University of Copenhagen (February 2023)

ITU Copenhagen hosts an annual Open House in February each year. Applicants can expect to hear about specific projects that students have completed as part of their education. In addition, optional bachelor presentations are available for Data Science, Global Business Informatics, Software Development or Digital Design and Interactive Technologies. This is an excellent opportunity to receive a guided tour of the ITU campus and some tips on writing the motivation letter for Quota 2 applications.

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." - Malcolm X

Roskilde University (February 2023)

The Bachelor Open House will take place in February 2023. This will be an opportunity to learn more about RUC's seven Bachelor programmes. Participants will meet students, teachers, and advisors and have the opportunity to see if Roskilde University is the right fit. English Bachelor's degrees include Humanities, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences.

Aalborg University (February 2023)

Aalborg University (AAU) offers a range of study and research programmes within the fields of Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Technical Sciences. Teaching is problem-centred and based on real-life challenges. Aalborg University Open Days are offered in February each year so students can get an insight into their programmes and find out what it really means to be a student at Aalborg University.

SDU - Southern Denmark University (February & March 2023)

SDU has over 30,000 students across five campuses, including Sønderborg, Odense, Kolding, Esbjerg and Slagelse. Offering a vibrant international environment, approximately 5,000 students come from outside Denmark. SDU has over seventy study programmes taught in English, with more than five hundred exchange opportunities with partner institutions globally. Applicants can either arrange an online meeting with student ambassadors to answer their questions or attend one of four SDU Open Days in 2023, including Sønderborg on 4 February, Odense Masters Programmes on 8 February, Kolding and Esbjerg on 25 February, or Odense and Slagelse on 4 March.

DTU - Technical University of Denmark (March 2023)

Every year in March, DTU hosts an Open House so applicants can meet students from the BSc in General Engineering. This degree is offered entirely in English and is intended for Danish and international students. Half of the students and professors have an international background which successfully prepares students for a career in the global labour market. Students can expect to work on practical design-build projects within small groups. Students at DTU will propose engineering solutions to real-world problems by promoting a collaborative study environment.

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