Orientation Days are when you get all relevant practical information and get to know other students at SDU. For Autumn 2017, the Orientation Days will take place on 30 and 31 August.
Read more about the introduction programme (pdf)
When you have started to find your way around and got used to your classes, you will be introduced to a workshop about academic standards in Denmark, literature search and exam techniques. Later, you will be introduced to a workshop about the Danish labour market and the process of finding a job in Denmark. After the workshops you can sign up for dinner with the other international students.
Read more about the workshop on Academic Standards in Denmark, Literature Search and Exam Techniques
Read more about the workshop on Danish Labour Market and the Process of Finding a Job
Please note that classes start on 1 September.
Get a good start to your studies
Did you order your student card?
If you haven’t got your Bachelor degree from the University of Southern Denmark, it’s important that you order your student ID card as soon as possible via studiekort.sdu.dk. When you order it, you’ll receive an exam number, which you need for accessing the university’s IT facilities.
This also applies if you have got your Bachelor degree from the University of Southern Denmark but more than 90 days have passed since the grading of your last exam.
Do you have access to the IT services at the university?
As a student at the University of Southern Denmark, you have access to the IT services of the University of Southern Denmark, including your student e-mail address, the Student Self Service portal and the e-learn platform Blackboard.
We will send you an e-mail with information on the IT services of the University of Southern Denmark and on the access to these services to the e-mail address that you stated on your application. If you did not receive the e-mail within 1 week, please contact email@example.com.
Were you conditionally admitted?
If you are not fully admitted to your master study programme, the courses that you need to pass, will be listed in your letter of admission.
You must send the documentation to the admissions office through www.sdu.dk/SPOC as soon as possible and no later than September 27th. 2017.
If you are studying for your bachelor at the University of Southern Denmark, and you do not expect to complete it before study start, you can apply for permission to follow master study courses without having completed your bachelor programme. Find out how to apply here.
Do you know that you must register for the courses yourself?
At the University of Southern Denmark, you must register for the courses yourself before the semester begins. You will not be able to register for the courses until 3 days after you have ordered your student card.
In order to register for courses in Autumn 2017, you will have to do it yourself through the Student Self Service portal. The deadline is August 10th. 2017.
Read more about course registration here
Did you pass any master's courses previously?
If you did, what to do next depends on whether you completed your previous study programme or not.
Did you not complete your master's programme?
If you were previously admitted to a master's programme and you did not complete it, you must apply for credit transfer. This means that the courses which you have previously passed can be included in your new study programme, reducing the length of your new study programme proportionally.
Did you complete your master's programme?
If you have previously completed a master's programme, you may apply for credits.
Read more on credit transfer.
Do you know the study rules?
As a student at the University of Southern Denmark, you are responsible for keeping yourself updated on the rules of examinations, including exam registration and deregistration. You must know all applicable regulations and the university’s requirements for academic practice in relation to exam assignments. Read more about general examination regulations.
Do you know what student activity means?
As a university student, you must register for courses and exams yourself and you must pass a specific amount of ECTS every year. In addition to this, you must also complete your study programme within a specific period of time, and there are clearly defined rules for leaves of absence, among other things. Knowing the rules and keeping yourself updated on the university’s rules on student activity is your obligation. Read more about student activity.
Do you need assistance in relation to completing your study programme?
Do you have a permanent physical disability or a mental disorder, which requires special support in relation to completing a university study programme, you can apply for Special Educational Support (SPS).
Do you have a good grip on SU (The Danish Education Grant and Loan Scheme)?
Did you apply for accommodation?
Do you know your campus and your possibilities?
Directory to your campus
In order for you to find your way around your campus, we have made a directory for our campuses.
Challenges in relation to your studies?
Your study secretariat and your faculty will help you overcome your study related challenges. Read more about student guidance service.
At Student Services you will find the joint administrative services together.
Information on your programme and courses
In order to find information about your programme, please find your programme on the list below. On the programme pages, you will find information specific to your programme as well as general information regarding exam regulations, application forms etc.