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Recognition of Ukrainian qualifications for education in Denmark

Find out about continuing your studies in Denmark on the basis of your Ukrainian qualifications.

Higher education

Entry qualifications

The following qualifications from Ukraine satisfy the minimum requirements for admission to Academy Profession and Professional Bachelor's programmes:

  • From 2019: Svidotstvo pro zdobuttia povnoi zagalnoi serednoi osvity
  • From 1999 to 2018: Atestat pro povnu zagal'nu srednju osvitu (Russian: Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii) (11 years of schooling)

Admission to university Bachelor's programmes normally requires supplementary courses in addition to the above-mentioned qualifications. The decision on admission is made by the university.

The university may decide to admit an applicant without supplementary courses if he/she has completed 11 years of schooling with certain minimum grades in the final exam.

The following qualifications from Ukraine satisfy the minimum requirements for admission to all undergraduate programmes, including university Bachelor's programmes:

  • 1992 -1998: Atestat pro povnu zagal'nu srednju osvitu (Russian: Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii) + 2 years of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies.
  • - 1992: Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii + 2 years of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies.

If your exam is not on the list

The above list may not be exhaustive. If your exam is not on the list, you can apply for an assessment:

More about admission to higher education

Learn about the rules for admission to undergraduate degree programmes, Master's programmes and adult higher education programmes:


Vocational education and training

Find out about entering vocational education and training in Denmark:


General upper secondary education

Find out about entering general upper secondary education, i.e. STX, HTX, HHX, and HF programmes:


Credit transfer – all types of education

Credit transfer means that your previous studies replace part of your new study programme.

If you wish to apply for credit transfer, please contact a student advisor at the Danish educational institution where you are going to study.

The educational institution decides whether you are entitled to credit transfer.

last modified Mar 18, 2022