Course and cancellation fees – University of Copenhagen

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Course and cancellation fees for PhD courses


PhD courses at the Graduate School
PhD courses at other Graduate Schools
Cancellation and no-show fee


The PhD courses at the Graduate School are free of charge for:

  • PhD students enrolled at Danish Universities, except CBS
  • Research Year students enrolled at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at University of Copenhagen
  • Foreign PhD students who are guests at a department at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences; remember to inform the Graduate School of your status as a guest PhD student.

PhD courses at other graduate schools

If you are enrolled at the Graduate School, but would like to enrol in courses at other graduate schools, please notice that some graduate schools will charge a small fee covering operating costs.

Cancellation and no-show fee

Many of our courses are in high demand, so we kindly ask you to inform us as soon as possible if you have to cancel your enrolment.

  • Cancellations made up to two weeks before the course starts are free of charge.
  • Cancellations made later than two weeks before the course starts will be charged an amount equalling the course fee for external students.
  • Cancellation made due to illness should be documented with a doctor’s certificate. In such cases, the course fee will not be charged.
  • Students with less than 80% attendance cannot pass the course and will be charged an amount equal to the course fee for external students.
  • 100% absence from the course will result in a fee equal to the course fee for external student.