Roskilde University

Roskilde University (Denmark) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Spring semester: beginning of February - beginning of July
  • Autumn semester: beginning of September – end of January

You have to document fluency in written and spoken English through English test results. The English tests and scores required:

  • IELTS: 6.5 or
  • TOEFL paper-based: 550 or
  • TOEFL computer-based: 225 or
  • TOEFL internet-based: 80 or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 45 or
  • Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 45

You will be doing this exchange programme as a fulltime student (30 EC per semester).

Areas of study open to exchange students

Human Geography and Planning.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Yes, see page 10 of the Getting Started brochure.

Estimated living costs per month

About € 900,-.


Normal study load:

  • 30 EC per semester
  • four courses per semester (regular courses are worth 7.5 EC)
Number of places available

Four places for five months. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.