Orientation Days in Odense

Under 'How to register with the Danish authorities' you will find  more information on where to register and which documents to bring. 

Program for Orientation Days

Autumn Semester

We understand any concern you may have regarding COVID-19 and how it may affect the beginning of your semester at SDU.  Please be patient with us, as we are working on making your Orientation Days both fruitful and safe. We will keep you informed as soon as we have any new information.

 

August 21st, 2020: Access to Online Platform

You will get access to the full Orientation Day programme through Microsoft Teams. You will receive a link through your SDU student e-mail.

August 24th, 2020: Online Sessions(optional)

10-11:00: How to register with the Danish authorities

12-13:00: Q&A Session 

August 26th, 2020: Online Sessions(optional)

10-11:00: Q&A Session

12-13:00: How to register with the Danish authorities

August 28th, 2020: Orientation Day for all international students at Odense Campus(Online Sessions)

Detailed programme information will be given on Teams, where you will gave access to the following sessions: 

Welcome to SDU - learn more about Odense and SDU Campus Odense

How to register with the Danish authorities

Practical Information 

New in Denmark 

Virtual tour of Campus Odense

We will also have live sessions throughout the day:

08-09:00: How do I use  Microsoft Teams to access the Orientation Day programme?(optional)

09-11:00: Welcome to SDU

11-12:00: How to register with the Danish authorities

12-13:00: Q&A Sessions(optional)

 

 

August 31st, 2020: Orientation Day at the faculties 

Below you can find the Orientation programme offered by your faculty:

Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences - Psychology 

Faculty of Engineering

 

September 1st, 2020: Students to all faculties start classes

 

September 7th,11th and 14th, 2020: Registration with the Danish Authorities

Find more information under: How to register with the Danish authorities

 

 

 

Spring Semester

January 28th, 2021: Orientation Day for all international students at Odense Campus

 Detailed programme to be announced in the beginning of January 2021

 

January 29th, 2021: Orientation Day at the faculties 

 Detailed programme to be announced in the beginning of January 2021

February 1st, 2021: Students to all faculties start classes

 Detailed programme to be announced in the beginning of January 2021

How to register with the Danish authorities

How to register with the Danish authorities

You must visit the Danish authorities yourself to register for a residence permit, Danish Social Security Number (CPR) and health care in Denmark. 

Below, you will find information on how to register with the relevant Danish authorities and which documents you should bring.

 

For your residence permit: visit the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) (website)

(EU and Swiss citizens only, excl. Nordic citizens)

  1. Print and fill in the application form for the residence permit*
  2. Bring 1 passport sized photo (3,5 x 4,5 cm)
  3. Bring your passport or national ID card
  4. Bring a printed colour copy of your passport or your national ID card
  5. Bring a printed copy of your enrolment letter

Please consult the checklist provided by SIRI for further information on the process and the specific requirements for the documents.

 

SIRI has arranged special opening hours for SDU students (no appointment needed) on Mon 7 Sep., Fri 11 Sep., and Mon 14 Sep. Find the specific opening hours and directions in the link above.

 

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

 

For your CPR number and health care registration: visit the National Register

  1. Print and fill in the registration form*
  2. Bring your passport or national ID card (national ID card is only an option for EU and Nordic citizens)
  3. Bring a printed copy of your passport or your national ID card (national ID card is only an option for EU and Nordic citizens)
  4. Bring a printed copy of your tenancy agreement as proof of your address in Odense
  5. For non EU citizens: Bring your original residence permit as well as a printed copy of it (if you already have one)
  6. For EU and Swiss citizens (excl. Nordic citizens): Bring your  original certificate of registration (from SIRI) as well as a printed copy

The National Register is located in Odense city centre, at "Borgernes Hus" (meaning Citizens' House) right next to the train station. The address is Østre Stationsvej 15, 5000 Odense.

 

The National Register will also welcome international students from SDU (no appointment needed) on Mon 7 Sep. (9.30 – 16.00), Fri 11 Sep. (9.30 – 13.00), and Mon 14 Sep. (9.30 – 16.00)

 

* If you are unsure about how to fill out the form, please use this example as guidance.