Entry requirements

The application can be sent through quota 1, 2 or 3.

You have to fulfill the entry requirements no matter which quota you are applying for.


BEng in Mechatronics (19120)

Entry requirements

Are you applying for admission for the Bachelor of Engineering  Mechatronics (19120) in 2018, you have to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Qualifying examination
  2. Specific entry requirements:
  • English on intermediate level (Danish level B)
  • Mathematics on high level (Danish level A)
  • And one of the following combinations:
    • Physics - Danish B-level AND Chemistry - Danish C-level
    • Physics - Danish B-level AND Biotechnology - Danish A-level
    • Geoscience - Danish A-level AND Chemistry - Danish C-level
    • Geoscience - Danish A-level AND Biotechnology - Danish A-level

The courses have to be passed.

 You must fulfill the requirements regardless the quota you are applying for.

NB: Despite not having a qualifying examination, you can still apply for admission if you have passed one of the following:

If you not fulfill the entry requirements

You are able to take completion to meet the specific requirements. The courses have to be finished and passed and the diploma in our hands before 5 July, noon.

How to apply

Where to apply

To apply for admission, you have to upload an application via

The area number of the programme is 19120.

When to apply

Upload your application from 1 February on.

If your qualifying examination can be assessed in quota 1, you have to chances of getting admitted. If you meet the GPA, you get admitted via quota 1 even  if you have applied in another quota. The GPA is not known up front.

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Quota 1

All applicants with a Danish qualifying examination can apply in quota 1 and get assessed via their GPA.

Quota 2

All applicants from an EU country, with a foreign qualifying examination must apply in quota 2 and attend an aptitude test and possible further tests.

Application deadline is 15 March, noon.

If your grade point average is high enough and if it can be transferred to the Danish scale, your application will be assessed in quota 1, on equal terms with the Danish applicants. The Admission Office will decide which applications can be transferred to quota 1.

Quota 3

All applicants from a non-EU country with a foreign qualifying examination have to apply in quota 3 and attend an aptitude test and possible further tests.

Application deadline is 15 March, noon. 

Remember, to upload a  motivated application along with your application for admission. 

After you have applied

You can check the status of your application and important messages on Admission SDU, like e.g.:

  • if enclosures/information for your application are missing
  • receive the notice for the aptitude test
  • confirm your attendance at the aptitude test
  • check out your result of the aptitue test
  • chek if you are admitted to SDU
  • confirm or reject the possible programme spot

You can log on the system with your NemID (only residents in Denmark) or the username and password which you receive shortly after the application deadline on 15 March.

Find more information on how to apply for admission and make sure that yo have followed the 7 mentioned steps before you have upload your application.


Admission test - quota 2

In 2018, the entrance examination for BEng. in Mechatronics (19120)in quota 2 consists of:

  • An aptitude test (uniTEST)
  • A personal interview

Note, that you do not have to send a motivated application or a CV along with your application for the programme.

Practical information about the aptitude test


The aptitude test takes place in Spring 2018, the date will be announced soon.

Depending on which programme you are applying for, the test might consist of several parts which require attendance on several different dates. 


Are you residing in Denmark when the test takes place, you have to attend the test personally at a SDU campus. 

Are you residing outside Denmark, you can attend the online version of the aptitude test via remote proctoring. To be able to attend the online version, special conditions must be fulfilled. The conditions are made public during the autumn 2017.

NOTE!: You have to bring your own computer to the aptitude test. SDU does not provide you with the IT equipment for this test. 

Enrolment in 2017

Enrolment in 2017:

Programme Spots 50
Quota 1/2 (%) 65/35
Grade point average in 2017 All qualified applicants admitted



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