Useful information for newcomers

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The introduction days follows the guidelines issued by the Danish Health authorities in regards to COVID-19, so you a guaranteed a fun and safe study start.

In the event that you are not able to participate in the introduction days on campus due to COVID-19 restrictions, please write to the responsible for study start: Mette Husum Dalstrup on Then we will make sure that you are able to participate in most of the programme and meeting your new fellow students by logging on to your computer.

Introduction day - August 27th and 28th 2020
Here is a link to the introduction day(available August 1st), but you will also receive a programme directly by e-mail. We look forward to seeing you then.

See a map of Campus Esbjerg and driving directions.

Timetable and plan of exams
Is available through the menu to the right.

Literature for the courses and library
We expect you to buy the books and other literature for the courses which are listed in the course description. Scientific articles are available electronically at the library. There is remote access to the library from and through

The books listed in the course description are sold at the bookstore (Studenterboghandelen) at SDU. If you before noon buy the books here, the day after you can pick up your purchases from the university library here at Campus Esbjerg. You will receive a confirmation on you SDU student e-mail. You will find the course descriptions under "Programme structure" in the menu.

Study skills
If you need any advice to develop great study skills during your time at SDU, you can read more here

Information about the content of the courses and enrolment in courses and exams
You'll find this information at the e-learning website of the university at which you can also access through Via both links, you gain access to Student Self-Service where you can see your grades and enrol and deregister for courses and exams. Please notice that once you have enrolled in a course, you are automatically listed for the upcoming exam.
If you have questions about exams or grades, you can contact the Examinations office, and you can contact them
by phone (6550 1050) daily between 10.00 and 14.00 or if you want to send a mail to the Examinations Office please use our contact form (SPOC).

Films and folders about study technique, how to write an assignment etc.
Available here

Would you like to get information about changes in classes etc. per sms - and to receive communication from SDU?
To get information about changes in classes sms, you must login here and provide your mobile phone number. You may also log in via where you can access your email account, student self service, e-learn etc. The sms service is used for events that are "time critical"  only. Other information  will be given in the e-learning  system or by email.

At the same link (here), you can activate your photo. Doing this means that other users of the e-learning system at SDU (Blackboard) can see your picture. Seeing your picture makes it easier for your colleagues and the teacher to learn your name. Therefore, we recommend that you activate your photo.

All communication to and from SDU must be in person or by email. For official communication, we always use your student email at SDU and not other email adresses. You may access your account at Read more about email at SDU here

Your teachers and the student counselor
Your teachers mainly work at the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics. If you would like more about them, you'll find information in the list of staff at the department webpage.

The student counselors are older students - find their contact information here

General information about Campus Esbjerg
Is available here and the Campus Guide.