Here you will find answers to questions regarding admission for the summer intake:
Q: What can I study at Cphbusiness?
A: At Cphbusiness you can study either as a full degree student or an exchange student. We offer both AP degree and Top-up Bachelor’s degree programmes within the areas of mercantile, service and IT. Please see our study programmes for more information.
Q: What are the admission requirements for the programmes?
A: The AP degree and Top-up Bachelor’s degree programmes have different admission requirements. Please see the admission requirements for your chosen programme.
Q: What are the payment rates for the programmes?
A: All non-EU students without a Danish permanent residence permit or a Danish temporary residence permit with the possibility of achieving a permanent residence permit, are required to pay a tuition fee for the programme. The rates may vary, so please see the tuition fee and scholarship for the rates applying to your programme.
Q: How do I apply for admission?
A: If you wish to apply for our AP Degree programmes, you must apply through www.optagelse.dk.
You must apply for our Bachelor programmes through this website. For further information please see Deadlines.
Q: What are the requirements for my application?
A: The application must be appended documentation to prove that you satisfy all admission requirements, and documentation for any other activities that you want to be considered as part of the application, together with a letter of motivation. For further information please see Application guide for AP degree programmes or Application guide for Top-up Bachelor’s degree programmes.
Q: Should I apply through quota 1 or quota 2?
A: Please see Quota 1 and Quota 2
Q: What is standby?
A: Standby means waiting list and is related to the AP degree programmes, which you can apply for via www.optagelse.dk only. For further information please see Application guide for AP degree programmes
Q: Should I mark x in “Study start - I prefer postponement of study start to winter” on the application form?
A: This space on the application form at www.optagelse.dk cannot be used when you apply for admission at Cphbusiness. If you wish to apply for a programme with study start in winter, please apply at our winter intake that begins on 15 September.
Q: What are the requirements for my English skills?
A: As all teaching is conducted in English, we expect you to have a certain level of English capabilities. Please see the Admission Requirements of the programme to which you are applying. See our AP degree programmes or Top-up Bachelor’s degree programmes
Q: Do I need to write a letter of motivation?
A: If you apply for an AP Degree programme in quota 2 with Danish or international qualifications, you are encouraged to enclose a written letter of motivation. If you apply in quota 1 this is not necessary. For further information please see Application guide for AP degree programmes. If you apply for a Bachelor programme, you are also encouraged to enclose a written letter of motivation. For further information please see Application guide for Top-up Bachelor’s degree programmes.
Q: How do I get my diploma, degree or certificate assessed and recognized in Denmark?
A: Please go to www.ufm.dk for more information.
Q: Am I allowed to take supplementary courses during the summer holiday?
A: Yes, you are allowed to do so. Although, please be aware that different rules apply for EU and non-EU applicants. For further information please see Application guide for AP degree programmes.
Q: What is the grade point average in quota 1 for each degree programme?
A: The grade point average in quota 1 (Danish grading scale) demonstrates how many applicants have applied compared to the number of study places for the specific year in question. For further information please see Admission statistics.
Q: I have problems with www.optagelse.dk. What do I do?
A: You must contact the support at www.optagelse.dk. Please see further information on www.optagelse.dk.
Q: Why can’t I upload my material in one single file on www.cphbusiness.dk?
A: On our upload facility the maximum file size is 7 MB. If your file exceeds 7 MB, you must upload your material in several single files.
Q: What are the deadlines I should be aware of?
A: The deadlines vary from semester to semester, so please be sure to keep yourself updated here:
Q: When will I get an answer on my application?
A: Please see Deadlines.
Q: How do I get a residence permit?
A: You have to apply for a residence permit at least three months prior to your departure to Denmark through the Danish Embassy or Consulate in your home country. For more information on the application process, please see our section on getting registered in Denmark.
Q: Am I entitled to SU (Danish State Education Grant)?
A: Some international students can apply for SU. For further information please visit the SU homepage.
Q: Do I need to learn Danish before I start?
A: No. Danish skills are not required for our international educations, although we do encourage our students to learn Danish during their stay in Denmark. All classes are taught in English. Read more about learning Danish.
Q: How can I find accommodation for my stay in Denmark?
A: The housing situation in Denmark can be very difficult, so we recommend that you do start looking for a room or apartment as soon as possible. Please check our links and advice on finding accommodation.
Q: Where can I find Cphbusiness on social media?
If you do not find the answers to your questions here, you are welcome to contact The admission office.
To see FAQ for the winter intake, please click here.