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Increase in the number of applicants for places in higher education
Date of publication: Jul 05, 2020 94,604 people have applied for admission to higher education programmes. This is 5,850 more than last year, a seven percent increase.
A further reopening of higher education
Date of publication: May 21, 2020 In the wake of Wednesday's agreement concerning a further reopening of Denmark, a full opening of research in the public sector that requires in-person attendance will now be effectuated.
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.
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.
More than 56,000 quota 2 applications
Date of publication: Mar 22, 2020 56,688 have applied to higher education via quota 2 by the close of deadline today March 22. The closure as a result of COVID-19 may create challenges in relation to admissions tests and interviews, but work is ongoing to find stable solutions.
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.
Five outstanding researchers to be honoured with EliteForsk prizes
Date of publication: Feb 26, 2020 H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary and the Minister for Higher Education and Science Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen will present the EliteForsk prizes to five of Denmark’s best young researchers.