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 to this Top-up Bachelor Degree Programme at UCN

Apply for admission

You can apply for admission on the Software Development programme at UCN from 1 October.

Replies about admission

All applicants who applied in due time will be informed of their application outcome on 22 December.

How do I apply?

You can apply through our online application form for the top-up programmes. During the application period you can find a an application button on this page.

The application period runs from 1 October to 1 November at 12:00 (noon).

Should I pay an application fee?

If you are a non-EU/EEA student and need a study residence permit (study visa) in order to study at UCN, an application fee of EUR 100 applies. If you do not pay the fee, 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 2018.

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 are accepted for studies at UCN, we will deduct the application fee from the tuition fee for the 1st semester.

If you are 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 and are applying for a studies at UCN through a UCN partner institution, you do not have to pay an application fee. In this case you should send an email to informing us which partner institution you are applying through.

What should I upload?


  1. A copy of your passport
  2. Final Diploma and transcript of records with ECTS points, i.e. your grades from the last 2 semesters. If you do not have the Final Diploma yet, please attach the grades from the last 2 semesters. All translated into English by an authorized translator
  3. English test
  4. 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
  5. Curriculum of your degree programme containing the subjects that you have followed
  6. Contracts or/and recommendations from job experience, competitions, sport activities etc. All translated into English
  7. Recommendations from your teachers (in English)


  1. Motivation letter
  2. Documentation that relates to this programme’s selection criteria
  3. A copy of your passport


If you have graduated from a Danish university college – or will graduate this year, then you have to upload the following documents:

  1. Final Diploma and transcript of records, i.e. your grades from the last 2 semesters. If you do not have the Final Diploma yet, please attach the grades from the last 2 semesters.
  2. Motivation letter
  3. Documentation that relates to this programme’s selection criteria
  4. A copy of your passport


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 on the first day of your studies.

What is the application deadline?

The deadline for the Software Development top-up programme at UCN is 1 November at 12:00 (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.

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 1.5 year top-up-programme in Software Development.

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
6339 EUR
Semester 2
6339 EUR
Semester 3
4728 EUR


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