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University College South Denmark

Geographically, UC SYD, University College South Denmark covers Southern Jutland and has more than 6,500 students and 700 members of staff.

Bachelor's programmes

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UC SYD, University College South Denmark offers a wide range of higher education study programmes and courses at all levels, with an emphasis on first-cycle bachelor degrees in the field of Educational Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Communication Sciences. We have more than 6.000 students, including many international students.


We research the challenges and opportunities of the welfare professionals. In collaboration with practice, we create new knowledge that makes teachers, educators, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers and our professional students more proficient. 

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GSSA 2021

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Housing services

You will be accommodated in Haderslev at a price of approximately EUR 375 per person per month. The University College will help you find accommodation but please note that we do not have a housing guarantee.

Library services

Can you make it? We have extended our guidance hours in Odense: Now you can get help from 8AM and until 5PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays as well as Fridays until 4PM. Just come by - we're looking forward to helping you on your way!

Student Life

Campus life

Geographically, University College South Denmark covers Southern Jutland and has more than 6,500 students and 700 members of staff.

Our study programmes take place at four regional locations: Esbjerg, Haderslev, Kolding and Aabenraa. We see this regional dispersion as a source of strength. Embracing diversity for mutual understanding and inspiration is one of our central values: the meeting of different cultures and professional traditions; cross-disciplinary and cross-professional courses; and an overall emphasis on internationalisation, research and innovation.

Student Reviews

Looking for international opportunity to explore my dreams
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Academics worked but doing medicals was frustrating

Why do we have to be here?
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Maybe it's my own personal problem - but a lot of my peers have the same problem even though they are not from the same country - but I experience that it is completely unnecessary to go to lessons because we won't study anything that is relevant to our studies or exams. It is a complete waste of time to participate in person. On the other hand, the exams' expectations are...

Education at UCSYD
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Studying in Denmark was a true eye opener. The education system is refreshing. The professors at UC SYD are very welcome, so are the other students. Very much enjoyed my stay and the entire learning experience.


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