August 2, 2016

IT University of Copenhagen State Scholarships for non-European Students in Denmark

State Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: IT related fields
Course Level: Graduate (MSc)
Provider: IT University of Copenhagen
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) are charged tuition fees at the IT University. The IT University of Copenhagen offers state scholarships to exceptionally talented MSc applicants (full-degree students) from outside EU and EEA every year.

Note that students from countries within the EU/EEA, those on bilateral exchange programmes (e.g. Erasmus), US students with a Fulbright scholarship, and those who started studying in January 2006 or earlier are NOT charged tuition fees at the IT University.

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be from a country outside the EU and EEA. You must be admitted to a full time MSc Programme at IT University of Copenhagen. Remember to apply for admission into the MSc programme before the announced deadline.

The scholarships will be offered to the applicants who achieve the best scores according to the criteria in the admission rules of the university.

Applicants must hold a bachelor degree or the like, and must have English level corresponding to the Danish B level. More on English proficiency and lanuguage test can be found on the official website.

Aside the general admissions requirements, some programmes have specific requirements for applicants to be admitted. See the official website (link to it is below) for complete information regarding this.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT EU and EEA countries)

Participating Institutions
IT University of Copenhagen (ITU); Copenhagen; Denmark

Fields of study
Any full-time MSc Programme offered at the University. Please see complete list of MSc programmes at IT University of Copenhagen.

Number of awards
Three or four applicants from outside EU and EEA will be sponsored every year

Sponsorship duration
It covers tuition fee for the whole duration of your MSc studies - two years full study

Scholarship benefits
The state scholarships consist of free tuition and partly covering of living expenses

Method of Application
Applicants cannot apply for the scholarships. The IT University considers all admitted MSc students for the scholarships and informs the students chosen for the scholarships in their letter of admission. Therefore, you must apply for admissions to be considered for the scholarship.

You apply for the Master of Science programme online. You must also upload all your documentation in the online application system. When you apply, you must upload the following documentation:
  • A copy of your bachelor diploma including a transcript of grades.
  • A cover letter in English.
  • Documentation of passed exams from higher education programmes.
  • Documentation for English B level in the Danish secondary educational system or a language test. It is possible to apply for admission before you have taken your English language test and obtained the required result.
  • Any other documentation for qualifications on which the application is relying.
It is your responsibility that you enter the system correctly and send your application before the deadline. You will receive a confirmation that the IT University has received your application.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for admissions into IT University of Copenhagen, and thus, for this scholarship.

For Autumn semester (September entry), masters admissions application deadline for all international applicants is 1 April. All international applicants can apply from 1 February.

For Spring semester (February entry), masters admissions application deadline for all international non-EU/EAA applicants is 1 October. You can apply as from 1 September. Note: ONLY MSc in digital Innovation & Management and MSc in Software Development (Advanced Computing track) have student intake for the spring semester.

Therefore, deadline is 1 April 2016 for September 2016 entry; and for February 2017 entry, deadline is 1 October 2016.

For the Autumn semester, all non-EU/EAA applicants will be notified by 1 June. For the Spring semester, non-EU/EEA international applicants will be notified by 15 November.

If you are admitted with a non-Danish degree, you must also bring and show your original diploma when you start your studies at the IT University.

Please note that if you receive a scholarship, you will have to follow and pass full time studies.

The IT University, established in 1999, is the youngest university in Denmark.

Application Deadline: 1 October 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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