The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)
Copenhagen Business School
- Located in the capital of Denmark, in the Frederiksberg municipality
- 22,000 students
- Internationally accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA
- Modern buildings and state-of-the-art facilities
- Buddy program provides student support for practical matters, organizes social activities
Thinking of studying abroad in Sweden or Denmark? Learn some Danish or Swedish language at UBC before you go!
Or go deeper with a Scandinavian Minor!
Partner university's areas of study
Notes on Language of Instruction
- Large selection of courses taught in English
- Danish Crash Course offered the week prior to Introduction Week at reduced fee
- During the semester, Danish language courses are offered
ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING
Who can go?
- Open to COMM (UBCV) only
- Fall semester: Late August to late December (Quarter 1 and 2)
- usually exams in December for courses taught in English
- Spring semester: Late January to late June (Quarter 3 and 4
- A mandatory orientation program occurs at the beginning of both semesters
- Orientation is mandatory for the summer program as well
Course equivalency formula
- ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits
Passing grade02 minimum passing grade
- CBS uses the Danish 7-point grading scale
Credit transfer process
* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.
Type of Go Global Experiences
Full course load information
- Minimum: 30 ECTS per semester (e.g. four courses of 7.5 ECTS each or two courses of 7.5 ECTS each plus one course of 15 ECTS)
- According to CBS, exchange students must take a full course load as it's a requirement of the Danish immigration service
Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university
Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.
* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.
- 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
- Summer students attend through our exchange agreement and pay tuition to UBC based on the number of credits earned at the partner institution
- Some exceptions may apply
Scholarships + awards
The Go Global award $1000
All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.
Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.
Information for US students
If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.
If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.
If you attend an ineligible institution:
- You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
- You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
- You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
- You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Types of accommodation available
- Student residences/dorms available on a first-come, first-serve basis
- Demand for housing in Copenhagen is very high, particularly in the fall semester
- Many fall exchange students choose private housing