About RUC

Roskilde University (RUC) — public non-profit university. It is located in Roskilde, Denmark. The higher education institution is among the youngest in the country. As a member of European University Association (EUA), RUC is actively working on developing the academic environment.

This is one of the best universities in the world. Judged by 13 aspects of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), it conquered 55 place among top institutions.

RUC does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor and master programs.

Roskilde, Denmark
Establishment year
International students
Female students
Rating THE 2022

RUC tuition fees

The academic calendar at RUC is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At public Danish universities, local citizens and EU residents can study for free. For foreigners, tuition is free only for Danish programs (B2 level). English programs at RUC start from 9,458 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Bachelorfor international students
9,458 USD/year
Masterfor international students
9,458 USD/year

Bachelor degree at RUC

Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS. The IELTS score must be at least 6.5.


Master's degree at RUC

To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 83 or higher.


RUC campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Roskilde. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. Not only locals study at RUC, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.


What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Denmark after graduation, you can apply for a job seeker visa that will allow you to live and work in the country for another 2 years. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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