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Orientation Days in Odense

See below for details and paperwork you need to prepare in advance. 

Program for Orientation Days

Autumn Semester

Exact time points for the activities below will replace "TBA" a couple of weeks before the Orientation Days. 

August 30th: Orientation Day for all international students at Odense Campus

TBA: Welcome in room U45

TBA: Break - Coffee, tea and cake will be served

TBA: Introduction to the Faculties and to the academic part of your stay:

Students will be divided according to the faculty they are enrolled at. The advisors will cover areas such as:

  • Methods of teaching at SDU
  • How to register for exams
  • Types of examinations
  • Structure of the faculty and where to go with your academic questions
  • Email accounts and computer labs (incl. Blackboard/e-learn)
  • A tour of the faculties

August 31st: Application for Residence Permit for EU citizens

Representatives from the Regional State Administration, which is where EU citizens apply for a residence permit, will come to the University to collect residence permit applications.

Please arrive according to your faculty of study:

Faculty of Engineering

TBA

Faculty of Business and Social Science

TBA

Faculties of Humanities, Science and Health Sciences:

TBA

September 1st: Students to all faculties start classes

For more information please visit our site about Introduction Days

 

Spring Semester

January 30th: Orientation Day for all international students at Odense Campus

08.30: Welcome in room U110

10.00: Break - Coffee, tea and cake will be served in the Winter Garden opposite of the central canteen. 

10.30: Introduction to the Faculties and to the academic part of your stay:

Students will be divided according to the faculty they are enrolled at. The advisors will cover areas such as:

  • Methods of teaching at SDU
  • How to register for exams
  • Types of examinations
  • Structure of the faculty and where to go with your academic questions
  • Email accounts and computer labs (incl. Blackboard/e-learn)
  • A tour of the faculties

January 31st: Application for Residence Permit for EU citizens

Representatives from the Regional State Administration and the National Register will come to the University to help you.

At the Regional State Administration you apply for a residence permit and they will be in room O99.

At the National Register you apply for the Danish Social Security Number (CPR) and yellow health insurance card. They will be in U133.

Please go to the Regional State Administration first. 

Please arrive according to your faculty of study:

Faculty of Engineering

08.30-09.45

Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Science

09.45-11.15

Faculties of Health Sciences

11.15-12.15

 Faculty of Business and Social Science

12.45-14.45 

February 1st: Students to all faculties start classes

For more information please visit: www.sdu.dk/students

 

On the second orientation day, you will have to register for a residence permit, Danish Social Security Number (CPR) and health care in Denmark. 

 

For the Regional State Administration (website):

  • Fill in the application form for residence permit (Click here)*
  • Bring 1 passport sized photo (3,5 * 4,5 cm)
  • Bring a copy of your passport or your national identity card
  • Bring a copy of your enrolment letter
  • Declaration of self-support (only full degree students) 

*Please leave out appendices A, B1 and B2 as they are not necessary for the application.

For the National Register:

  • Fill in the provided registration form (Arrival from foreign countries)
  • Bring your passport or national ID
  • Bring a copy of your passport or your national identity card (a total of two copies)
  • Bring your tenancy agreement 
  • Bring a copy of your residence permit if you already have one

Without the above mentioned documentation, you cannot apply for a residence permit.

Non-EU citizens with a residence permit and Nordic citizens can hand in the above mentioned documentation for the National Register in the Student Services OR go straight to the National Register in town.

The National Register will return to the university a few weeks after, in order to finalize the registration of the CPR numbers. More information will follow in a separate e-mail.

 

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