Non-EU/non-EEA country

Applying for a bachelor's degree with a non-EU/non-EEA country entry qualification

Before you apply

Before filling out an application you need to get familiar with the general admission requirements as well as the English language requirements.

Furthermore each programme has its own set of specific admission requirements and selection criteria which you must pay attention to before applying.

Important dates

1 February
Programmes open for application on
You can apply for scholarships at UCN.
15 March at 12:00 CET
Deadline for applying via
Deadline for applying for a scholarship at UCN.
1 June
You will get an answer to your application.
Remember to confirm your study place by paying the tuition fee for the 1st semester.

Important application procedures

Here we have gathered some of the most important information about application procedures, which we advise you to read. If you have questions after reading through the points below, please feel free to contact the International Office.

How do I apply?

It is mandatory for all applicants to apply through Here applicants will find a complete guide to the application portal on


At the end of each of your applications a signature page will be generated and you must remember to send it to UCN. Otherwise your application cannot be retrieved. 

What should I upload?


  1. Final Diploma and transcript of records, i.e. your grades from the last 3 years of upper secondary education. If you do not have the Final Diploma yet, please attach the grades from the last 3 years. All translated into English by an authorized translator
  2. A copy of your passport or ID card
  3. English test
  4. Verification form (PDF) - Applicants must verify subjects and hours of instruction for the final 3 years of upper secondary education
  5. Power of attorney  – This document has to be filled in if you apply through one of the international agents with whom UCN collaborates. This is due to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).


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

Please upload the documents to with your application.

What should I upload (International Baccalaureate (IB) from Ib World Schools)?

Mandatory documents

  1. IB Diploma and IB Diploma Programme (DP) Results, IB Diploma Programme (DP) Course Results or IB Certificate. If you earn your IB Diploma this year; please attach your predicted grade/ transcript of grades.

    Important if you earn your IB-Diploma this year

    You must inform your IB-coordinator to register you at IBNETs “result service” if you earn your IB diploma in the year of application. This is to ensure that UCN has access to your IB-diploma online.

    If you are completing a retake in the year of application, you will also need to inform your IB-coordinator to register you at IBNETs “result service”. Furthermore, you must upload your original diploma programme course results to your application on and inform us in your application that you will be completing a retake. 
  2. 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.
  3.  A copy of your passport or ID card

Please upload the documents to with your application.

Tuition fee and how to pay for it

See the tuition fees for the programmes.

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

How do I apply for a UCN scholarship?

Before being able to come into consideration for a scholarship, you must be enrolled in a programme at UCN. UCN’s scholarship programme covers 30-50 % of the tuition fees, which means that the rest must be paid by the student.

Scholarships may be awarded for the entire duration of a study programme or for single semesters.

See how to apply for a UCN scholarship

How do I get a student residence permit?

After you get admitted to a programme and have paid the tuition fees for the 1st 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 residence permit.

What is a standby study place?

If you accept the standby study place, you will be admitted if applicants, who have been admitted, decline the offer of admittance or fail to start on the study programme for another reason. 

The study places are allocated in prioritized order, which means that there is no guarantee that all standby study places will be available the same year. If you are not offered a study place in this year's admission, you will be guaranteed a study place in September next year on the condition that you have confirmed your standby study place and apply for next year's admission. 

Please note that you must meet the specific admission requirements and any minimum grades in the individual subjects that apply to the admission next year.

International Office

International Office