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Fully Funded Scholarships in Denmark for International Students


    Ever interested in studying in Denmark? Applications for fully funded scholarships to study in Denmark are accepted on an annual basis. International students around the world can consider studying at world-class universities in Denmark, which have a problem-solving approach to learning and innovative research.

    In this post we highlight a number of some of the most popular Fully Funded Scholarships in Denmark available to international students of all nationalities.

    Erasmus Mundus/Joint Master’s Degree

    The Erasmus Mundus Programme/Joint Master’s Programme is offered with scholarships and is available to both EU and non-EU students to study in top European study destinations, including Denmark. This is a prestigious scholarship program, funded mainly by the European Union for postgraduate and doctoral studies in various academic programs. Europeans and non-Europeans from any country are eligible to apply for this scholarship to study a joint master’s program in Denmark and other countries. The scholarship covers living costs (€1100-€1200 per month), tuition fees, visa costs, travel costs and student health insurance. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree to be eligible for this scholarship. You do not need to have work experience before applying for this scholarship. Students with low CGPA are encouraged to apply. Students receiving the scholarship will study for 1-2 academic years for master’s programs or 3 years for doctoral programs. The scholarship is awarded in more than 120 fields of study.

    Courses offered by Universities in Denmark in collaboration with other European universities include, but are not limited to:

    1. Quantum Technologies and Engineering Erasmus Mundus Master
    2. International Master of Science in Soils and Global Change
    3. Media Arts Cultures
    4. Master’s program in Security and Cloud Computing
    5. Erasmus Mundus Masters Journalism, Media and Globalization (Mundus Journalism)
    6. Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters in Urban Studies
    7. MSc & MA in Digital Communication Leadership
    8. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture
    9. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree in Sustainable Forest and Nature Management
    10. Erasmus Mundus Master in Global Studies – A European Perspective
    11. MA Advanced Development in Social Work (ADVANCES)

    When applying for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

    • Previous university or high school transfer
    • Copy of official international passport
    • Recommendation letter
    • letter of interest
    • Study plan / research plan
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official University certificates
    • Economic situation
    • Application

    The application window for this scholarship is updated annually. Click here for Details | Deadline: Varies

    Danish Government Scholarship (Non-EU and EU)

    The Danish Government Scholarships are awarded to students from non-European and European countries for Bachelor, Master and PhD studies in Denmark. The scholarship covers full tuition waivers and monthly stipends to cover living costs amounting to DKK 6090 per month. As a fully funded scholarship programme, it is funded by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Science and is available at eight Danish universities.



    To apply for this scholarship, you must gain admission to a Danish University. No separate application is required. All admitted students will automatically receive this scholarship and will be considered when they are given their acceptance letters. Applying for admission to any Danish University requires the following:

    • English Proficiency Test Scores- Acceptable test scores include: A score of 6.5 in IELTS, TOEFL (minimum score of 88) and a score of 180 in Cambridge Advanced English (CAE).
    • Official degree transcripts in both original and English translated copy (transcripts must show the GPA grading system)
    • Degree certificate
    • Statement of purpose
    • Proof of application fee payment (€100)
    • Two signed and sealed letters of recommendation
    • Curriculum vitae
    • letter of interest


    1. University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
    2. University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
    3. Aarhus University (AU)
    4. Informatics University of Copenhagen (ITU)
    5. Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
    6. Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
    7. Aalborg University (AAU)
    8. Roskilde University (RUC)

    In the application process, you should apply to study at any of the above universities. Click here for Details | Deadline: Updated annually.

    International students not only enjoy a quality education in Denmark, but have the opportunity to catch up with world-class cuisine, architecture and culture.