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

All students applying for exchange admission must document English skills (except English mother tongue). See English Skills

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, but you are allowed to take courses within other subject areas as long as you have a relevant academic background.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Yes, see Accommodation for exchange students | Roskilde University (

Estimated living costs per month

These will depend on your personal standards and requirements. To give you an idea, here is an approximate average per month for selected expenses:

Housing DKK 3,000-5,000 (€ 400-670)

Food DKK 1,500-2,000 (€ 200-270)

Transportation DKK 660 (€ 90)

Books DKK 250-500 (€ 35-70)

In total, you should expect to use approximately DKK 8,000 (€ 1,070) per month.


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.