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Language requirements

All international applicants must document their English and/or Danish language proficiency when applying to the University of Southern Denmark.

Documentation should be added to your application on before 5 July at 12 noon.

Language requirements for English programmes

When you apply for a programme taught in English, you must prove your English language proficiency in one of the ways listed below.

Language requirements for Danish programmes

If you apply with a foreign upper secondary/high school diploma, you must provide documentation for a Danish language proficiency level corresponding to Danish A (high level) in one of the following ways: 

  • A General Certificate of 9th/10th form-level school-leaving examinations (Danish: Folkeskolens afgangsprøve) in combination with the diploma of a non-Danish upper secondary/high school
  • Passed Danish A at upper secondary level
  • Passed Study Exam/Proficiency Test/Higher Education Examination (“Studieprøven”) in Danish as a foreign language. You must achieve a minimum grade of 2.0 in each of the three parts (7.0 if you apply for admission to Clinical Biomechanics or Medicine).
  • Individual competency assessment from VUC - see
  • Passed Norwegian, Swedish, or Icelandic on a level equivalent to the Danish A-level. To see if you qualify, check the guides for conversion of Norwegian, Swedish and Icelandic course levels.

Admission (Bachelor's programmes) University of Southern Denmark

  • Campusvej 55
  • Odense M - DK-5230
  • Phone: +45 6550 1051

Last Updated 29.07.2023