As a citizen from a country outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland you can apply for admission, if you hold a relevant bachelor’s degree or another relevant degree at the same educational level.
- How to apply
- Collect documentation for your application
- Letters of recommendation (only if you wish to apply for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship)
When to apply
- The Application Portal opens on 15 November 2023, CET.
- Application deadline: 15 January 2024, CET.
We do not accept applications after the application deadline.
How to apply
You must create an application at the Application Portal and upload the required relevant documentation. This is the only way you can apply for admission.
Application and tuition fees
Citizens from a country outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland do not pay an application fee when applying for the GloFor EMJM.
Citizens from a country outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland must pay tuition fees. However, you can apply for a scholarship if you belong to this category.
Read more about scholarships.
When you apply for admission to the MSc programme, you also apply for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship if you attach all required documents for the scholarship assessment in your application (see below)
Apply for admission in the application portal
You can submit up to three applications for University of Copenhagen (UCPH) educations.
Please note that you may submit a maximum of three applications to UCPH study programs with the same study start.
Follow your application
Once you have applied for admission, you will find application updates and received messages from UCPH in the application portal. When you receive a message in the application portal, a notification will be sent to the email account you have registered with your application.
Please note: some universities close student accounts once they have completed their degree. Therefore, we recommend using your personal email when creating your application.
Tips and tricks for the application portal
- Use Firefox or Google Chrome as your browser when creating and submitting you application.
- Check the user guide for the application portal when filling out your application.
- Read the FAQ where you can find answers to the most common questions concerning the application portal.
- Contact SCIENCE Student Services if you cannot find the answers, you are looking for in the FAQ.
- Contact the Service desk if you have technical problems.
Check your application result
If you fulfil the admissions requirements and there are available seats in the MSc programme, we will offer you admission through the application portal.
We will also let you know if you are not eligible for admission through the application portal.
We will be offering admission from late February until mid-March 2024. So you must check the application portal regularly during this period.
Accept your offer of conditional admission
If you receive an offer of admission, you need to accept it. If you do not accept the offer before the deadline (which will be included in the offer of admission message), you will lose your place in the MSc programme. Therefore, it is essential to check your application status regularly on the application portal.
Check your email regularly
When you receive a message at the application portal, a notification is sent to the email account you have registered with your application. Please be aware that emails from the application portal may end up in your spam filter.
Upon receiving the result of the assessment of your application you may submit an appeal if you find that the decision of the assessment committee does not comply with Danish legislation. An appeal shall be submitted within two-weeks of receiving the result to the University of Copenhagen via msc-admissions @ science.ku.dk. An appeal on grounds of legal matters must be made in writing, and you must state exactly on which grounds you believe that the decision is not in compliance with the applicable legislation. The appeal regulations can be found in paragraph 50 of Ministerial Order no. 35. The Ministerial Order can be found here: https://www.retsinformation.dk/eli/lta/2022/35
Collect documentation for your application
As part of your application, you must submit additional documentation (see below).
Transcript of grades
You must upload an official transcript of grades for the qualifying degree you have completed or are currently enrolled in. which carries. The document must carry an official stamp and a signature from your university, or we must be able to verify the documentation online.
If the transcript is in a language other than English
- You must include an official English translation. An official translation must carry the stamp and signature of your educational institution.
- If your educational institution cannot provide an official translation, an authorised translator, who stamps and signs the document, must translate your transcript.
The deadline for uploading your transcript of grades is 15 January 2024, CET.
You must upload an updated version of your curriculum vitae (maximum of 3 pages) including a chronological overview of your academic history.
A photo is not necessary.
The deadline for uploading your curriculum vitae is 15 January 2024, CET.
Proof of English language proficiency
You must document that you fulfil the English proficiency requirements. Please find information about the language requirement here.
The deadline for uploading language documentation is 15 January 2024, CET.
Failure to prove your language proficiency before the deadline will cancel your admission.
Copy or scan of passport/national identification document (I.D.)
You must upload a copy of your valid passport/national I.D. The identification document must be in English and include the following:
- Your full name
- Date of birth
If you have more than one citizenship
Should you have more than one passport (citizenship), please upload the passport you will use to travel to Europe.
If you wish to come into consideration for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship your deadline to upload your passport copy is 15 January 2024, CET.
If you wish to apply as a self-funded student your deadline to upload your passport is 1 September 2024, CET.
Upload a short explanation of approximately 500 words, as to why you have chosen to apply for admission to the EMJM in Global Forestry and why you have prioritised the chosen mobility track(s). You may also elaborate on your planned career path upon completion of the Master.
The deadline for uploading your motivational letter is 15 January 2024, CET.
Letters of recommendation (only if you wish to apply for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship)
Please upload two letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters must be from an academic contact (teacher, supervisor).
The deadline for uploading your reference letters is 15 January 2024, CET.
Please upload your official diploma for the qualifying degree you have completed. The document must carry an official stamp and a signature from your university, or we must be able to verify the diploma online.
The deadline for uploading your official diploma is 15 January 2024, CET.
If the diploma is in a language other than English:
you must include an official English translation. If your educational institution cannot provide you with an official translation, an authorized translator, who stamps and signs the document, must carry out the translation.
If you have not completed your bachelor’s degree at the time of application:
you must document that you have completed your Bachelor’s degree no later than 20 September.
We only evaluate the required documentation when assessing your application. Therefore, you must upload only the required documentation.
If you do not have all the required documentation when applying you must upload all the required documentation when you submit your application in the application portal.
Anything missing in your application?
We will review your application to check if it contains all the required documentation. If anything is missing, we will send you a message in the application portal and you will receive an e-mail notification.
Your deadline for uploading any missing documents will be one week from when we contact you. Therefore, make sure you check your email regularly. Remember to check your spam filter too.
Verification of information
Should we find that you have falsified or provided misleading documentation in your application, we will report it to the police, reject your application, and cancel your admission.
No visa process before you have met all conditions of your admission
We will not initiate your online visa application until you have fulfilled all requirements of your conditional admission.
Get help with your application
SCIENCE Student Services are ready to help you with your application.