Semester Study Abroad

University of Copenhagen



University of Copenhagen is the oldest university in Denmark with more than 20,000 undergraduate students. The university is a member of the International Alliance of Research Universities with other top universities like Yale University and the Australian National University.

Number of Spots for Yale-NUS Students per semester: 2

Due to the enthusiastic interest in study abroad and the volume of inquiries that we receive, if you have any questions, please read the Semester Study Abroad FAQs carefully first and contact us if you need further advice.

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Fields of Study

Yale-NUS students can take almost any class from KU but Business and Law courses are highly subscribed.

Language of Instruction

The medium of instruction for classes is Danish but students can take courses in English.

Full Course Load (Required Number of Credits)


Students are required to take the full course load at the host institution, which will be equivalent to 20 MCs upon successful completion of credit transfer procedures back at Yale-NUS College.

Academic Calendar

Fall semester: Sep. – Jan.

Spring semester: Feb. – Jun.

For more information on the academic calendar, please see here.

CAP Requirement


If you are interested in studying abroad at this institution and currently have a CAP below 3.5, please contact a member of the CIPE International Programmes team.

Have Questions?
Leong Wai Yee
Programme Manager, International Programmes

Contact with questions about study abroad programmes.