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The Minister welcomes the reopening of higher education - the students involved will be informed directly by their educational institution
Date of publication: May 09, 2020 In the wake of Thursday's political agreement concerning the second phase of a controlled reopening, activities at institutions of higher education that require in-person attendance are to be reopened from May 18.
A further controlled reopening within the remit of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science
Date of publication: May 07, 2020 As part of the political agreement concerning the second phase of a controlled reopening of society, it has been decided that activities at institutions of higher education that require in-person attendance are to be reopened from May 18.
Minister for Higher Education and Science extends the possibility for extra SU loans
Date of publication: Apr 23, 2020 Minister for Higher Education and Science Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen is extending the extraordinary period of SU loans to July. This opportunity allows students on youth education and higher education programmes to apply for extra loans in connection with the COVID-19 situation.
Final semester students can return to seven health sciences programmes
Date of publication: Apr 13, 2020 Following the Government's announcement that certain critical health science programmes would reopen for students who are due to complete their programmes soon, the Minister for Higher Education and Science has decided that seven health sciences programmes can be reopened in a controlled manner.
Period at home extended for students and employees
Date of publication: Mar 23, 2020 The Government has decided to extended the initiatives already in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. The initiatives will be extended up to and including 13 April 2020.
Deadline for quota 2 applications postponed by one week
Date of publication: Mar 12, 2020 The Ministry of Higher Education and Science has decided to postpone the deadline for applications for admission to higher education via quota 2 by one week. The new deadline is Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 12 noon.
COVID-19: Higher education students to be sent home
Date of publication: Mar 12, 2020 In light of the developments in COVID-19 infection levels in Denmark, the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, on the recommendation of the national health authorities, is sending students home. And recommending that employees at all higher education institutions work from home.