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How to fill

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in your application

You can apply from February 1st. If you wish to apply for programmes taught in Danish, you will need to use the Danish language pageapplication

Each application must be approved complete and sent before March 15, 12 :00 am noon (CET) for applicants without a Danish exam.

The deadline July 5, 12 :00 am noon (CET) only applies to applicants with a Danish upper secondary education.

You will receive response to your application(s) July 2628

You can read about admission requirements, rules and principals for admission in quota 1 and quota 2 at ug.dk.


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titleHow to log on in to Optagelse.dk

Do you not have a Danish CPR-number?

  • Click No, if you do not have a Danish CPR-number
  • Type your email address and click OK

You will receive an email with a link to your application. You have to use the link every time, you want to access your application.

  • Click at the link or copy the link to your browser
  • Enter your personal information

The system will create a constructed personal number ID which you can see in the application.

Do you have Danish NemID?

  • Log on in with your NemID

You have to apply using NemID if you have a Danish CPR-number.

Do you have an eID/national ID?

  • Log on in with your national ID

Problems logging onin?

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titleThe tab Information about you
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titlePersonal information

Have you not logged on in with NemID?

  • Type your personal information yourself
  • Type your email address and telephone number including the country code

When you log on in with NemID, the sections with your name, CPR-number and address are automatically filled in appears with information from the Danish CPR-register. You can not edit this information.

If there are errors in the information is not correct, you must contact Borgerservice in the municipality where you live.

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Are Do you hold a citizen citizenship in another country than Denmark?

  • Choose your home the country of your citizenship in the drop down menu
  • Mark whether you have a residence permit in Denmark or are a EU/EEA Citizencitizen
  • If you are hold a citizen citizenship in a country outside the EU/EEA and have a residence permit in Denmark, you have to must upload your residence permit in under the tab Attachments

Denmark is chosen as default, so if you are a Danish citizen you do not have to do anythingfurther.

Note

If you are a citizen in a EU/EEA country (including Nordic citizens) you do not have to document your citizenship.

  • Click No, if you are not and have not previously been accepted at a Danish higher education programme

Higher education programmes are Business Academy-, Professional Bachelor-, an artistic education or a University education.
Vocational upper secondary educations and part time educations in futher and continuing education do not count here.

Are you currently or have you previously been accepted in to/at a Danish higher education programme?

  • Click Yes, if you are or have previously been enrolled in a higher education
  • Check whether you have completed or expect to complete the higher education
  • Click the pencil to the far right, so you can fill in the fields with the name of the program
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    Previous admissions to a Danish higher education programme
    Brexit

    The United Kingdom has as of 31st of December 2020 withdrawned from the European Union. If you are a British citizen applying for a higher educational programme in Denmark from 2021 and onwards, it may affect the conditions for your study in Denmark. 
    You can read more about how Brexit may affect you at the website of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science

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    • Click No, if you are not and have not previously been accepted at a higher educational programme

    Higher educational programmes are Business Academy-, Professional Bachelor-, University programmes and artistic educations.
    Vocational upper secondary educations and part time educations do not count in this context.

    Are you currently or have you previously been accepted at a higher educational programme?

    • Click Yes, if you are or have previously been enrolled in a higher education
    • Mark whether you have completed or expect to complete a Master's programme
    • Click the pencil to the far right, to fill in the blanks with the name of the programme and passed ECTS points
    • Click the check mark when you have filled in the fieldsblanks
    • Upload the relevant documentation by clicking at the button Add Attachments. You can also upload documentation later using under the tap Attachments
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    It is important that you investigate documentation requirements at the website(s) of the educational institution(s) you are applying at.

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    Applicants, who have already completed a master's degree, can only be offered a place at a higher educational programme, if there are available study places.
    You find more information about this rule at ug.dk and ufm.dk

    Please note, that applicants with a completed master's degree, can not apply for a standby place. 

    You find information on how to fill in the fields blanks if you want to:

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    You only have to mark the field this if you have a connection to Greenland and meet the criteria for using the special scheme.

    Do you have a connection to Greenland?

    • Mark, if you want to apply for admission under the special Greenlandic scheme
    • Upload relevant documentation by clicking at the button Add Attachments. You can also upload documentation later using under the tab Attachments
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    You can find out, information about whether the special Greenlandic scheme is relevant for you by clicking the question mark up in the right hand corner at the top.

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    titleSave Information about you
    • Click on the button Save on the top of the page when you have filled in the information
    Note

    You can not edit the this information in the tab Information about you, once you have approved your first application.

    If you want to edit the contact information later, you can upload an attachment with a description of your wishes for corrections or contact the educational institution directly.

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    titleHow to fill out in the tab Entry qualifications
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    titleEntry qualifications

    View See how to fill out in your Entry qualifications if you have a:

    What to do if I expect my ?

    Are you logged in with NemID?

    When you apply with NemID, your diploma will automatically be downloaded and attached automatically to your application, if your diploma it is found registered in the Danish exam database (Eksamensdatabasen).

    • Click the button View your diplomas button to check that it if the diploma is the correct diploma
    • If there is an error in a diploma, the diploma is not correct, please contact the school that issued the diploma

    View See how you to fill out in your Entry qualifications if you have Danish exams that are not in the Danish Exam database (in Danish).

    Click the button Save at the top of the page, if you have filled out your admission requirements yourself

    You can not edit your entry qualifications, once you have approved your first application.

    After approving you can submit new diplomas to the application by clicking the tab Attachments
    This also applies for new students from
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    titleBonus for early study start

    If you have an upper secondary education from 2017, 2018 or 2019 and your grade point average can be converted into a Danish grade point average, your grade point average (results from final exams) will be multiplied with 1.08 due to bonus for early study start.

    The adjustment is made automatically, and you do not have to do anything yourself.

    You can read more about early study start (hurtigstartsbonus) at ug.dk. (in Danish).

    Save your entry qualifications
    • Click the button Save at the top of the page, if you have filled in your entry qualifications by yourself
    Note

    You can not edit your entry qualifications, once you have approved your first application.

    After approving your application you can submit new diplomas to the application by clicking the tab Attachments

    This also applies if you pass your upper secondary education this year.
    Remember to log on in to Optagelse.dk, once you have passed the courses , to upload your new diploma and add it to your applications before July 5, 12 :00 am noon (CET).

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    titleHow to fill out in the tab Choice of education programme
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    titleAdd educations to your priority list
    • Click the button Add Education to your priority list
    • Find an educational programme
      • You can search for the name of the educational programme in the search field
      • Sort optionally by region or language
      • Choose under Study Start, if you want to sort by time for starting studiesbar
      • You can choose to limit your search by region, city and/or study start
    • Click the little arrow to the left of the name of the educational programme to view admission requirements, and find links to more information about the education
    • Click the button Choose to apply for admission to the educational programme
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    You can apply for up to 8 educational programmes in prioritized order.

    You will can only be offered1 offered 1 study place at an educational institution - at the highest -ranking ranked option possible. It is therefore important that you prioritize the applications according to where you prefer to study.

    You can change your priorites up until July 5, 12 :00 am noon (CET).

    If you have an upper secondary education and you apply for quota 2  admission, your application will automatically be assess in quota 1. Thus you do not have to apply for the same education at both the quota 2 deadline March 15 and the quota 1 deadline at July 5, provided that your grade point average can be converted to Danish grade point average.

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    your grade point average can be converted to a Danish grade point average, your application will automatically be assessed in both quota 2 and 1. Applicants with a non-Danish exam must submit their application no later than March, 12 noon (CET). This is also the deadline for quota 2-applications.

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    titleCheck courses on an upper secondary level passed in addition to the entry qualifications

    Have you passed other courses other than your upper secondary higher education?

    • Click the pencil to the very far right so you can to fill out in the sectionsblanks
    • Click the check mark , when you have filled out in the sectionblanks
    • Click at the + -icon that emerges to add more subjects courses to the list
    • Upload diplomas diploma(s) as documentation by clicking the button Add Attachments at the buttom bottom of the pagethis section. You can also upload the diploma(s) later using under the tab Attachments
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    • Mark, if you are currently taking supplementary courses, or if you are submitted to Summer supplementing supplementary courses
    • In Click the pencil in the list you have to click the pencil to the very right to fill out the sections
    • Mark by ticking the box, when you have finish adding any added the supplementary courses
    • Upload documentation for submitting admission to the supplementary courses, if the study educational programme you want to apply for admission requires it
    • Click the button Add Attachments at the bottom of the page. You can also upload documentation for submitting admission to supplementary courses later using the tab Attachments
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    In the article about summer supplimenting supplimentary courses (sommersupplering) at ug.dk you will find an overview for of which education educational institutions demand that demands documentation for admittance to Summer supplementing supplementary courses (in Danish).

    . Please note that not all educational institutions accept summer supplementary courses.

    You must log in to your application again before July 5, 12 noon (CET) and upload documentation for passed supplementary courses.

    Documentation for passed summer supplimentary courses has to be send directly to the educational institution(s).

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    titleChoose field of study

    Some programs educational programmes have different fields of study.

    Are you looking for a degree program programme with several fields of study?

    • Select the field of study that you want to search for in the drop down menu
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    titleChoose if you want to apply for standby admission
    • Mark if you want to apply for a standby place
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    Before you decide if you want to apply for a standby place, it is a good idea that you to read about the rules for and the consequences of standby admission.Read more about standby

    Please note, that applicants with a completed master's degree, can not apply for a standby place. 

    Read more about standby admission by clicking the question mark up in the top right hand corner. You can also read about standby at ug.dk.

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    titleMark summer or winter start

    At some education educational programmes you have to decide whether you wish to start in the summer or in the winter the following year after.

    • Click No if possible, I would rather start in the summer, if you would rather prefer to start in August/September
    • Click Yes if possible, I would rather start in the winter, if you would rather prefer to start in January/February
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    The educational institution distributes the applications after study places according to their own distribution criteria. Therefore, you can not be sure to have your wish for preferred study start fulfilled, even if you are admitted to the education. You can read more about summer and winter start at ug.dk.

    Be aware Please note that some educations educational programmes have to be applied for twice, if you want to apply for both summer and winter start.

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    titleMark, if you have pre-approval from last year
    • Click No, if you did not get a standby place and admission last year
    • Click Yes, if you have pregot a standby place last year and have pre-approval to start studying at the educational programme already

    If you already have pre-approval you have to must upload your letter of admission from the educational institution.

    • Click Add Attachments to upload the letter of admission. You can also upload the letter of admission later using the tab Attachments
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    Even when If you have pre-approval to start studying for a specific educational programme, you can still apply for admission at other educational programmes.
    If Please note that you can only be offered one study place. Therefor, if you apply for higher prioritized educations your programmes than the programme you have pre-approval for admission , the pre-approval will only apply , if you are not accepted at one of the higher prioritiesprioritized programmes.

    You can read more about standby at ug.dk.

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    titleMark, if you apply without a qualifying exam

    The This section will show, if you have chosen that you do not have a qualifying exam under the tab Entry Qualifications.

    • Mark if you want to apply for admission with special permission or if you have previously have received special admission to for the education educational programme you are applying for.

    Do you wish to apply for special permission to admission without entry qualifications?

    • Write your application about special permission in a separate document and save attach it as a pdf-file
    • Upload the document by clicking the button Add Attachment at the bottom of the page. You can also uploade upload your application about for special permission for admission later uon under the tab Attachments

    Have you previously received special permission to for the education educational programme that you are applying for admission?

    • Add your journal number, and the date you got the permission
    • Upload documentation for the special permission
    • Click the button Add Attachments at the bottom of the page. You can also upload documentation for special permission later using under the tab Attachments
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    The quota 2 sections in the application are only shown shows until the application deadline for quota 2 at March 15, 12 :00 am noon (CET).

    • Click the link See quota 2 criteria at the website of the educational institution to orientate yourself about which criteria you will be appraised from

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    You can only see the activities that are relevant for the educational programme you are applying for right now. The quota 2 section can be different at for the different eudacational eduacational programmes and educational institutions - even if it is the same educational programme you are applying for different places in the country.

    • Fill out in the sections that are relevant for you

    • Click the pencil to the far right to fill out in the fieldsblanks

    • Click the check mark when you have are finished filling out the field

    • Click the plus + icon that is showing emerges to add more activities if it is relevant for you

    • Click the button Add Attachment at the bottom of the page. You can also upload documentation for your activities later using the tab Attachments

    Is the section Admission Test quota 2 showing?

    • Read about contents and time for the admission test or the homework assignment at the website of the educational institution

    Is the section Motivated Application showing?

    • Write your motivated application in a separate document and save as a pdf-file

    • Upload the document at the bottom of the page by clicking the button Add Attachments. You can also upload your motivated application using the tab Attachments

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    If the field Motivated application is not showing, it means that the educational programme is not considering motivated applications in their assessment.

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    • Click the button Add Attachments to add relevant documentation for the activities you have added

    • Click the button Add Attachments to upload your motivated application if the field Motivated Application is shown

    You can also upload documentation and the motivated application later under the tab Attachments.

    NoteWhen you add attachments under the tab Choice of education programme the attachment will automatically link to the application you are currently filling out. If the attachment is relevant for more applications on your priority list, you have to link it to the other priorities under tab Attachments yourself

    See what you should be aware of when filling in the quota 2 sections

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    titleIs the section Professional experience, professional interrnship, military service and maternity/paternity leave showing?
    • Examine the educational insitution's website for their requirements concerning work hours and length of employment. Please note that the requirements may vary at the different educational programmes

    You can use a employer's declaration to document your employment.

    If you are unable to obtain an employer's declaration, please check the educational institution's website, to see what other documentation they accept.

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    • Read about contents and time for the admission test, how to sign up for the test or the homework assignment at the website of the educational institution
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    titleIs the section Motivated application showing?
    • Write your motivated application in a separate document and save as a pdf file
    • Upload the document at the bottom of the page by clicking the button Add Attachments. You can also upload your motivated application using the tab Attachments

    If the section Motivated application is not showing in the application it means that the specific educational programme does not take motivated applications in to account when assessing the applications.

    • Click on Save button in the bottom of the page to finish your application

    The educational programme is now shown on your priority list.

    If you have not finished filling out the application you can save it and continue the application later.

    • Click the name of the application on the priority list to fill out or make corrections to the application

    When you have finished filling out the specific application, you have to approve it before it is sent to the educational institution
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    Use the button Add attachments
    • Click the button Add Attachments to add relevant documentation for the activities you wish to add

    • Click the button Add Attachments to upload your motivated application if the field Motivated Application is shown

    You can also upload documentation and the motivated application later under the tab Attachments.

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    When you add attachments under the tab Choice of education programme the attachment will automatically link to the application you are currently filling in. If the attachment is relevant for more applications on your priority list, you can link it to the other priorities under tab Attachments.

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    Approve your application
    Save and add the educational programme to your priority list
    • Click the Save button

    Approve and print to print the signature page
  • Print the signature page
  • Sign the signature page
  • Scan and save the signed signature page if you want to attach it to an email
  • Send the signed signature page to the education institution on email or mail
  • You also have to send the signiture page if you logged on with eID/national ID.

    You can find email addresses of the educalional institutions, who accept signed signature pages sent by email at ug.dk (In Danish).

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    Remember that the educational institutions have to have received the signature page before March 15 at 12:00 am (CET) for quota 2 and applicants without a Danish exam for the application to be considered on time.

    Deadline for quota 1 is before July 5 12:00 am (CET) for applicants with a Danish exam.

    You have to send one signiture page for every education programme you are applying for.

    Have you logged on with NemID?

    When you have finished filling out the specific application, you have to approve it before it is sent to the education institution.

    • Click the button Approve and sign to sign with your NemID

    You have to approve every specific application with you NemID before March 15 before 12:00 am (CET), when you apply based on a non-Danish or international exam.

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    • at the bottom of the page to finish your application

    The educational programme does now appear on your priority list.

    If you have not completed the application you can save it and continue later.

    • Click the name of the application on the priority list to fill in or to edit the application

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    When you have completed the specific application, you have to approve it before it is sent off to the educational institution and you have applied.

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    Did you not log in with NemID?

    • Click the button Approve and to print the signature page
    • Print the signature page
    • Sign the signature page
    • Scan and save the signed signature page if you want to attach it to an email
    • Send the signed signature page to the education institution using e-mail or mail

    You must also send the signiture page if you logged in with eID/national ID.

    You can find email addresses of the educational institutions that accept signed signature pages sent by e-mail at ug.dk (the article is in Danish).

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    The educational institution(s) must have received the signature page no later than March 15, 12 noon (CET) for quota 2 and applicants without a Danish exam for the application to be considered on time.

    Deadline for quota 1 is before July 5, 12 noon (CET) for applicants with a Danish exam who does not wish to apply in quota 2.

    You must send a signature page to each educational programme you are applying for.

    Have you logged in with NemID?

    When you have completed the specific application, you have to approve it before it is sent off to the educational institution and you have applied.

    • Click the button Approve and sign to sign with your NemID

    You have to approve each specific application with your NemID no later than March 15, 12 noon (CET), when you apply with an international exam.

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    To upload your upper secondary school leaving certificate or add other attachments:

    • Click the button Add attachment
    • Find the relevant document on your computer. You can only add documents that are saved as pdf - files
    • Give the file a relevant name in the text box and click OK
    • Click the check mark of one or more educations programmes you want educational programme(s) you wish to attach the attachment to and sent to. Otherwise the education . If the attachement is not ticked of, the educational institution will not receive the attachment

    Have you previously added attachments to the application?

    • Check that the box next to the priority the attachment is connected to is ticked
    • Click on more check marks yourself, if the attachment is relevant for the priorities

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    Be aware the education The educational institution can only see the attachments that are marked with a tick next to the number on the priority list.

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    You can access your application again in the same way you did, as when you first made the application

    • Go to the tab Choice of education programme and view your priority list

    Have you applied without NemID?

    • Check that there is an envelope next to your priority

    The envelope signals that you have printed the signature page, but you have not applied before you have sent the signature page to the education institution by email educational institution(s) by e-mail or mail. If you send your application by mail the application must be received at the education educational institution before March 15, 12 .00 am noon (CET).

    When the envelope is open and the box next to it is ticked, the educational institution has retrieved the retrieved the application.


    Have you applied with NemID?

    • Check that you have an envelope next to your priority

    The envelope signals that you have sent the application correctly and that you have applied.
    When the envelope is open and the box next to it is ticked, the educational institution has retrieved the application.

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    After you have approved and sent your application you can:

    • Add new educational programmes to the priority list until March 15, 12 :00 am noon (CET)

    You have to make the following changes before July 5, 12 :00 am noon (CET)

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    Remember to check the deadlines for uploading attachments at the educational institutions.

    If you delete an application after March 15, 12:00 am (CET) and add the educational programme to your priority list again, it will no longer be assessed.

    If you want to change contact information, entry qualifications, wishing standby or starting date for studies you can upload an attachment including a description of what you want to change, or you can contact the educational institution directly.

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    Live chat for international applicants for higher education in Denmark

    Are you going to apply for an education in Denmark?

    As an EU and EEA citizen, you can participate in a live chat, where you can ask about the application process at Optagelse.dk.

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    Remember to check the deadlines for uploading attachments at the educational institution.

    If you delete an application after March 15, 12 noon (CET) and add the educational programme to your priority list again, it will no longer be assessed.

    If you want to change contact information, entry qualifications, applying for standby place or start date you can upload an attachment including a description of what you want to change, or you can contact the educational institution directly.

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