Admission requirements and application
Admission to single courses as continuing education at Faculty of Law requires that there are available seats and that you meet the admission requirements:
1) General and programme-specific requirements
For courses offered in the Bachelor of Law programme (LL.B):
- You have completed a qualifying upper secondary education, for example, an upper secondary school leaving examination, hf, Higher Commercial Examination, Higher Technical Examination or the like with at least 6.0 in average mark (without quick start bonus).
- Danish (A)
- English B
- History B or history of ideas B or social science B or contemporary History B
- You must not be enrolled in or have a leave of absence from the Bachelor of Law programme.
For courses offered in the Master of Law programme (LL.M) or the Master of Social Science of Law programme (Cand.Soc. in Law):
- You have completed a bachelor's degree (subject matter is irrelevant)
- You must not be enrolled in or be on leave from a) the Master of Law programme or b) the Master of Social Science of Law programme
Note: you can only be enrolled on single subject courses corresponding to half of the programme's ECTS credits, i.e. 90 ECTS on the Bachelor programme and 60 ECTS on the Master's programmes.
2) Second language requirements
Programmes or courses in English:
Programmes or courses at Danish:
Before you apply for admission to a course, we recommend that you read the course descriptions carefully and consider whether you are able to follow the teachings. All our courses require that you have knowledge of:
- legal methods to find, acquire and use relevant sources in the legal assessment
- legal information and literature searches
- organisation of Justice
If you do not, you must be prepared to read up on this outside the classroom, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have the prerequisites for being able to keep up with. There is not time to answer questions that you will need to have knowledge of.
We also recommend that you are familiar with to read textbooks in English.
Dispensation from the admission requirements
If you do not hold a bachelor degree, you may apply to be exempted from the admission requirement. To do so, please enclose a motivated application, where you explain why you are qualified to attend the specific course(s). In the processing of your application, emphasis is placed on:
- Professional experience within the area of the desired course
- Other relevant education and/or continuing or further education
How to apply for admission
You apply via the application form:
- Application form for summer school courses - read more on summer courses (application deadlines, admission requirements etc). The application form opens February first.
- Application form for all other courses than summer school courses are only open for application in the following periods:
- courses in the autumn semester: 1 February to 1. June
- courses in the spring semester: 1 september to 1. December
Note: Unemployed must contact their Jobcenter, if they wish to apply for admission because Danish labour law has special rules for participation in further and continuing education.
You will get answers to your application by:
- courses during the summer: late June
- courses in the autumn semester: late June
- courses in the spring semester: late December
Note: Course coordinators and lecturers on the courses hold no influence on admission.
Your invoice will be sent out shortly after you have received your letter of admission. Your admission is finalized, when the Faculty registers your payment.
The payment deadline stated on the invoice must be observed, otherwise you risk losing your seat. If you or your workplace experience difficulties in complying with the payment deadline, please contact email@example.com.
Single subject students must pay tuition fee according to citizenship as follows in 2019:
7,5 ECTS courses
15 ECTS courses
The fee covers participation in the course and two examination attempts. It does not cover course materials, travel, accommodation and living expenses during the course.
Response to the application and invoice
- Applicants for the autumn semester will receive an answer to their application by the end of June
- Applicants for the spring semester will receive an answer to their application by the end of December
An invoice is issued shortly after you have received confirmation of enrolment. Only when the faculty has registered your payment, your enrollment will be finalized and you will be granted access to the course materials etc.
The payment deadline stated on the invoice must be observed, otherwise you risk losing your seat. If you or your workplace experience any problems complying with the payment deadline, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Right of cancellation: Refund of tution fee is possible until:
- Spring courses: 1 February
- Summer courses: 1 July
- Fall courses: 1 September
It is not possible to transfer your seat to another or to defer your admission to a later semester, if you are unable to participate.