Updates regarding international guest researchers and international employees during the coronavirus outbreak

Updated April 22, 2021 

If you are an international guest researcher or PhD student, and you have a planned visit coming up soon, or you are an international employee about to begin a new position at UCPH in the near future, please make sure to familiarize yourself with the information below. Please always make sure to check the latest updates from the Danish authorities about the requirements in place for entering Denmark, as the information is frequently updated. The University of Copenhagen does not have any influence on the current entry restrictions, and it is solely your responsibility to ensure that you adhere to the current entry requirements/restrictions.

You can read more about the current restrictions and general guidelines to prevent spread of the virus in Denmark on the Danish Health Authorities' website.  

If you are an international visiting student and you have any questions, please contact the International Education office.

Please read more about the guidelines when being on campus at the University’s intranet. 

Please read the new rules for entry into Denmark from April 21, 2021, valid until May 19, 2021.































Information about coming to Denmark








Information for people already in Denmark








COVID-19 test after arrival: (free) all testing is booked through the website: https://www.coronaprover.dk/Account/NemIdLogin (if you do not have a NemID yet – click on the booking button at the bottom left of the page).

You can read more about getting a test for COVID-19 on the website for the Capital Region of Denmark, as well as information about how to proceed without a CPR number/NemID.

Documentation: if you need to document a negative test in Denmark, please refer to this guide for people without CPR number/NemID or this guide for people with NemID (from the Danish Working Environment Authority). 

You must currently wear a facemask or face shield in most public indoor places in Denmark, such as airports, public transportation, restaurants, shops and educational institutions. You can find all the current national measures in Denmark here.

Please speak to your UCPH manager about which specific COVID-19 restrictions that are in place at your institute before arriving at UCPH.




























Please note, the material located on our site is for informational purposes only, is general in nature, and is not intended to and should not be relied upon or construed as a legal opinion or legal advice regarding any specific issue or factual circumstance.