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Frequently asked questions

  1. Is GEG a Master Programme on it's own or is it supposed to compliment other Master Programmes?
  2. How do I apply for admission for the Global Environmental Governance (GEG) Course and the GEG Program if I am enrolled at another Faculty or University?
  3. How do I apply for admission to the GEG Course and programme if I am not enrolled at a university?
  4. Are there any time limits for taking GEG relevant courses? For instance, must you take all the courses within a particular period or, on the other hand, are you allowed to complete the GEG relevant courses in a short time?
  5. What is the difference between the 7.5 ECTS course and the 10 ECTS GEG course?
  6. Is teaching and exams conducted in English?
  7. Must the assignment be written in English?

1. Is GEG a Master Programme on it's own or is it supposed to compliment other Master Programmes?

GEG is a programme and a course, which you can combine with other master studies, or you can take the course as a guest student.
You can take it either as a guest student or as part of another study. If you are interested in taking a master at Copenhagen University on a related topic: check this link, where you may find something of interest. You can easily combine any of the listed studies with GEG.

2. How do I apply for admission for the Global Environmental Governance (GEG) Course and the GEG Program if I am enrolled at another Faculty or University?

For the GEG Course the normal procedures apply for taking courses at other universities or faculties. Please, enquire at the Student Services at the Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, and at the student advisory service at your own university/faculty.

For the GEG Programme, you need not apply for admission.

3. How do I apply for admission to the GEG Course and programme if I am not enrolled at a University?

For the GEG Course, the normal procedures apply for taking single courses at the university. Please, enquire at the student service at the Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen.

You cannot enrol for the GEG Programme, see FAQ 1.

4. Are there any rules with regard to the time period for taking the GEG relevant courses? For instance, must you take all the courses within a particular period or, on the other hand, are you allowed to complete the GEG relevant courses in a short time?

You can take the GEG relevant courses within any time-period, you prefer. The only requirement is that when you finally apply for a GEG certificate, you must be able to document that you have passed the relevant courses.

5. What is the difference between the 7.5 ECTS GEG course and the 10 ECTS GEG course?

The two courses are identical apart from the amount of literature. The 7.5 ECTS course has a syllabus of approximately 600 pages, while the 10 ECTS course has 600 additional pages of relevant literature to be identified by the student and approved by the course coordinator. The student is supposed to become familiar with the additional literature

6. Is teaching and exams conducted in English?

Yes

7. Must the assignment be written in English?

Yes