A UCL scolarship to study at the nursing, teacher education, social education, social work, and public administration programmes is available to highly qualified students from outside EU/EAA countries and Switzerland.

Scholarship available for 5 programmes

Currently, it is possible for highly qualified students, who are not from EU/EAA countries or Switzerland, to apply for a scholarship.

The scholarship covers the tuition fee for one semester (30 ECTS) at one of the following programmes in UCL:

  • The Nursing programme
  • The Teacher Education programme
  • The Social Education programme
  • The Social Work programme
  • The Public Administration programme

Additionally you will receive approximately 7.000 DKK each month to contribute to your living expenses.

Depending on your nationality, you will have to pay Danish tax. UCL will provide more information, if you are selected for a scholarship.

How the Scholarship works

At the Department of Nursing, you combine the English module Nurse Education and Communication (15 ECTS) with a clinical placement (15 ECTS) at a Danish health-care facility for a total duration of 4 months.

Clinical placement appropriate for your studies will provide you with insights into the Danish health-care system.

At the Departments of Teacher Education, Social Education, Social Work or Public Administration, scholarships are ONLY possible, if you apply for one or two of the following courses, (adding courses together for about 30 ECTS):

Application and Requirements Show all
How to apply

You apply for the scholarship at the same time you apply for studies via the on-line MoveON application. Any applications received after this deadline will be declined. For more information about how to apply, see the following page:

How to Apply

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, requirements and procedures or the study programmes, please feel free to contact our International Office.

Please note that if any of the above enclosures (files) are missing, your application will NOT be taken into consideration for the scholarship. Nor if you apply after the deadline.

All enclosures (files) must be pdf files in order to be considered for the scholarship


The deadline for applying is 1 May 2018. Here you apply only for studies in the autumn 2018.

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible to apply for a scholarship you must be:

  • applying to participate in one of the above-mentioned courses
  • a citizen of a country outside the EU, the European Economic Area or Switzerland
  • enrolled in a full degree higher education programme in your home country related to the programmes mentioned.

You are NOT eligible to apply for a scholarship if you:

  • are studying in Denmark on the grounds of a bilateral exchange agreement or under the Erasmus programme
  • have a legal claim to the rights of Danish citizenship
  • have been granted a residence permit at the time of the application admission by the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9c, subsection 1, as the child of a foreign citizen who has been granted a residence permit in accordance with the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9a, and who is a citizen of a country that is not acceded to the EU or covered by the EEA agreement
  • are a student who is eligible for a grant in accordance with Danish Law regarding the State Education Fund
  • are from an EU applicant country such as Turkey
Application Procedure

To ensure that only highly qualified students are granted the scholarship, UCL requires you to prepare and submit all of the following:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Motivational letter (max. 1 page)
  • Official transcripts (including explanation of grading scale)
  • Documentation of English proficiency (read more below)
English Proficiency

Please provide:

  • High school transcripts documenting level of English, grade achieved, and if possible number of hours taken.
  • Documentation of any English language proficiency tests you may have taken (TOEFl, IELTS, CAE etc.)
  • Any further documentation of your English proficiency such as courses, longer stays in English speaking countries etc.

Once we have evaluated your documentation of English proficiency, we may call you for a phone interview to ensure that your level is sufficient to study at University College Lillebaelt.


You are exempt from documenting your English skills if you are currently pursuing a degree in one of the following countries: USA, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand.

Tuition Fees and Scholarships – Get the Guide

At the Danish national guide for international students,, you can download a guide on tuition fees and scholarships.

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