You have studied a full degree in English
If you have completed an upper secondary school degree, Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in English from one of the following countries:
- Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or USA.
You must upload a copy or scan of your official school diploma as documentation.
The degree must be minimum 2 years of studies. A student exchange semester/year is not sufficient documentation for English proficiency.
You have taken an English language test
You must document that you have passed one of the following accepted tests:
- IELTS Academic
- TOEFL iBT, TOEFL iBT paper edition or TOEFL iBT Home Edition
- Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)
List of accepted tests and minimum score requirements
|Test||Minimum score||Submission information|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5 (overall test score) – only the overall score will be considered.||Upload your test score sheet in the application portal. If you have difficulties uploading the test score sheet, please e-mail us your test score sheet, and then we can verify it online.|
|TOEFL IBT TOEFL IBT paper edition TOEFL IBT Home Edition||83 (MyBest Scores are not accepted)||Please note that you have to add our institutional code (0177) as the recipient, so we can verify the result online. You can check if the institutional code has been added to your profile on the test score sheet.|
|Cambridge Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)||Passed at level C1 or C2||You must inform your test centre that Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen is allowed to verify your test score results online. You must upload documentation which includes your Statement of Results number or Reference number.|
Examples of non-acceptable alternatives to document English proficiency
Be sure to check if you have sufficient documentation for English proficiency since we do not accept alternatives other than those listed above. Also, be aware that your nationality is not proof of English proficiency.
We do not accept the following ways of documenting your English language proficiency: