Uni Southern Denmark

Academic information

Ideal for MTA students taking a  BComm or BA in: International Relations, English, Economics, Commerce and Sociology

Discipline focus: Economics, English Literature, European Studies, Scandinavian Area Studies, Danish Language, Engineering, Business Administration, Narratology and Storytelling,

Exclusions: Many English courses at USD are Master's level courses and exchange students are required to have a minimum of three years of undergraduate work completed in order to be permitted to take these courses

Courses at the University of Southern Denmark are called: courses

Each course is either worth 5 or 10 (ECTS) credits 
Full course load = 30 ECTS credits (the equivalent to a full time MTA course load of 15 credits) 
Therefore when a MTA student goes on exchange to the University of Southern Denmark they should be enrolled in 6 courses that are worth 5 ECTS credits each or 3 courses that are worth 10 ECTS credits, or a combination of courses that amount to 30 ECTS credits



Financial information

Tuition: paid directly to Mount Allison
Accommodation (one term):
1,900-2,600 DKK (253-347 Euro) per month
Transportation: $1,300-$1,800 CAD round-trip (from Halifax)
Visa:1,700 DKK (288 Euro)
Insurance:MASU or independent private insurance required


Important dates & deadlines

University of Southern Denmark application deadlines

• May 1 (for Autumn Semester)
• Nov. 1 (for Spring Semester )


All five campuses guarantee accommodation for students from partner universities if they have received a complete application by the application deadline.


Visa information

Any student studying for more than three months in Denmark must apply for a residence permit. Canadian citizens must apply for a residence permit through the Danish Embassy or Consulate in Canada at least three months before the semester starts.