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Adaptation of programmes taught in English

Why are programmes put on standby, closing or changing language?

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    Background for the Adaptation of programmes taught in English

    Reasons for the decisions to close degree programmes, change language on programmes and putting a programme on standby.

    At the end of August, the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, Tommy Ahlers (V), announced that the Government wished to reduce admissions of English-speaking students at Danish universities by 1,000-1,200 students. This decision was based on the fact that only one third of English-speaking graduates stay in Denmark and find work once they have completed their degree programme. The Government’s order to reduce the number of English-speaking students was met with great discontent from Aalborg University (AAU), other Danish universities and a number of non-governmental organisations.

    The Government’s announcement required AAU to reduce its admissions of English-speaking students by 290. AAU decided that the two most efficient ways of achieving the reduction were either to close degree programmes or to change the language of instruction on them.

    Seven degree programmes are to be closed, the language of instruction will change from English to Danish on six others and one programme will be put on standby. AAU has to make these changes in order to meet the Danish Government’s demand for reducing admissions of English-speaking students by 290 in 2019.

    To determine which degree programmes were to be subject to reduction, the Rector and Pro-rector conducted a larger analysis that considered the robustness and relevance of specific degree programmes. The analysis also examined how many English-speaking students each programme attracted, and how many of these subsequently found work in Denmark. The results of the analysis were then combined with strategic considerations for the faculties.

    The final plan means that three bachelor programmes and four master programmes will be closed. At the same time, the Rector and Pro-rector have decided to standardise the language of instruction on the bachelor programmes; thus five bachelor programmes will change from English to Danish. The same applies to one master programme. In addition, one English-language programme will be put on standby.

    AAU’s plan for reducing English-speaking students was approved by the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education in the beginning of November. The Main Joint Consultation Committee (HSU) was informed of the plan on 9 November.

    The changes will not have any impact on current students’ opportunity to complete their programmes.

    The following degree programmes are closing

    • Sustainable Biotechnology, Copenhagen, bachelor programme
    • Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, Copenhagen, bachelor programme
    • IT, Communication and New Media, Copenhagen, bachelor programme
    • Sustainable Biotechnology, Copenhagen, master programme
    • Autonomous Systems, Copenhagen, master programme
    • Operations and Innovation Management, Copenhagen, master programme
    • Operations and Management Engineering, Copenhagen, master programme

    The following degree programmes change language from English to Danish

    • Medialogy, Aalborg, bachelor programme
    • Medialogy, Copenhagen, bachelor programme
    • Robotics, Aalborg, bachelor programme
    • Art and Technology, Aalborg, bachelor programme
    • Language and International Studies, English, Aalborg, bachelor programme
    • Construction Management and Building Informatics, Aalborg, master programme

    The following programme will be put on standby

    • Economics and Business Administration, Aalborg, bachelor programme

Programmes put on standby

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    Economics and Business Administration, bachelor programme

    What does it mean that the programme is put on standby?

    When the programme is put on standby, no new students will be admitted to the programme for a period of time. Thus, it will not be possible for applicants to apply for admission to the programme once it has been put on standby. The programme can be on standby for a period of up to five years. 

    When will the programme be put on standby?

    The programme will be put on standby prior to the 2019 admissions so that no new students will be admitted to the programme as of 2019.

    How does it affect me as a current student that the programme will be put on standby?

    Until further notice, the programme being put on standby will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies as a current student.

    However, it may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).
     

    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). In case it becomes necessary for you to take substantiated leave of absence, you have the right to a personally structured course of study when your leave ends.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted substantiated leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    How does it affect my opportunities for admission to a master programme?

    After having completed your bachelor programme, you will still have the opportunity to apply for admission to a master programme. Current bachelor students will still have access to the master programme in Economics and Business Administration.
     

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the summer of 2021.

Programmes which will change language

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    Art and Technology, bachelor programme

    What does it mean that the programme changes language?

    The language change means that the language of instruction on the programme will be changed from English to Danish. When the language change takes effect, the majority of the modules on the programme will thus be offered in Danish. After the commencement of the language change, applicants must meet the admission requirement Danish level A in order to be admitted to the programme. 

    When will the language change take effect?

    The language change will take effect with the admissions in September 2019 and will thus apply for students initiating their studies in 2019 onwards.

    How does the language change affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the changes will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete the programme in English.

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided up to September 2021.

    Options for leave of absence

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave. However, you can apply for unsubstantiated leave if you meet the admission requirement Danish level A when you apply.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/ 

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted substantiated leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board) for each exam in English.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board).

    Will the programme have a new curriculum?

    Yes, as of the 2019 admissions, new students will be enrolled under a new curriculum. Until further notice, only new students will be enrolled under new curricula. Current students continue under the curricula they were enrolled.

    Will the language of the programme appear from the degree certificate and if so – what language?

    If you have completed your programme in English, this will appear from your degree certificate.

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    Construction Management and Building Informatics, master programme

    What does it mean that the programme changes language?

    The language change means that the language of instruction on the programme will be changed from English to Danish. When the language change takes effect, the majority of the modules on the programme will thus be offered in Danish. After the commencement of the language change, applicants must meet the admission requirement Danish level A in order to be admitted to the programme. 
     

    When will the language change take effect?

    The language change will take effect with the admissions in February 2020 and will thus apply for students initiating their studies in 2020 onwards.
     

    How does the language change affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the changes will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete the programme in English.
     

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the winter exams of 2022.
     

    Options for leave of absence

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave. However, you can apply for unsubstantiated leave if you meet the admission requirement Danish level A when you apply.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/ 


    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted substantiated leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board) for each exam in English.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board).


    Will the programme have a new curriculum?

    Yes, as of the 2020 admissions, new students will be enrolled under a new curriculum. Until further notice, only new students will be enrolled under new curricula. Current students continue under the curricula they were enrolled.

    Will the language of the programme appear from the degree certificate and if so – what language?

    If you have completed your programme in English, this will appear from your degree certificate.

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    Language and International Studies, bachelor programme

    What does it mean that the programme changes language?

    “Language change” means that applicants must meet the admission requirement Danish level A in order to be admitted to the program. However, in LISE, students will be conducting primary part of their work in English, and maintain the ability to work in English across all semesters.

    When will the language change take effect?

    The language change will take effect with the admissions in September 2019 and will thus apply for students initiating their studies in 2019 onwards.

    How does the language change affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the changes will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete the programme in English.

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided up to September 2021.

    Options for leave of absence

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave. However, you can apply for unsubstantiated leave if you meet the admission requirement Danish level A when you apply.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/ 

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted substantiated leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board) for each exam in English.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board).

    have a new curriculum?

    Yes, as of the 2019 admissions, new students will be enrolled under a new curriculum. Until further notice, only new students will be enrolled under new curricula. Current students continue under the curricula they were enrolled.

    Will the language of the programme appear from the degree certificate and if so – what language?

    If you have completed your programme in English, this will appear from your degree certificate.

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    Medialogy, bachelor programme (AAL)

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN THAT THE PROGRAMME CHANGES LANGUAGE?

    The language change means that the language of instruction on the programme will be changed from English to Danish. When the language change takes effect, the majority of the modules on the programme will thus be offered in Danish. After the commencement of the language change, applicants must meet the admission requirement Danish level A in order to be admitted to the programme. 

    WHEN WILL THE LANGUAGE CHANGE TAKE EFFECT?

    The language change will take effect with the admissions in September 2019 and will thus apply for students initiating their studies in 2019 onwards.

    HOW DOES THE LANGUAGE CHANGE AFFECT ME AS A CURRENT STUDENT?

    As a current student, the changes will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete the programme in English.

    WHEN WILL I NEED TO COMPLETE MY STUDIES AT THE LATEST?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided up to September 2021.

    OPTIONS FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave. However, you can apply for unsubstantiated leave if you meet the admission requirement Danish level A when you apply.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/ 

    WHAT HAPPENS IF I AM DELAYED IN MY STUDIES?

    If you have been granted substantiated leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board) for each exam in English.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board).

    WILL THE PROGRAMME HAVE A NEW CURRICULUM?

    Yes, as of the 2019 admissions, new students will be enrolled under a new curriculum. Until further notice, only new students will be enrolled under new curricula. Current students continue under the curricula they were enrolled.

    WILL THE LANGUAGE OF THE PROGRAMME APPEAR FROM THE DEGREE CERTIFICATE AND IF SO – WHAT LANGUAGE?

    If you have completed your programme in English, this will appear from your degree certificate.

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    Medialogy, bachelor programme (CPH)

    What does it mean that the programme changes language?

    The language change means that the language of instruction on the programme will be changed from English to Danish. When the language change takes effect, the majority of the modules on the programme will thus be offered in Danish. After the commencement of the language change, applicants must meet the admission requirement Danish level A in order to be admitted to the programme. 

    When will the language change take effect?

    The language change will take effect with the admissions in September 2019 and will thus apply for students initiating their studies in 2019 onwards.

    How does the language change affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the changes will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete the programme in English.

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided up to September 2021.

    Options for leave of absence

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave. However, you can apply for unsubstantiated leave if you meet the admission requirement Danish level A when you apply.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/ 

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted substantiated leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board) for each exam in English.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board).

    Will the programme have a new curriculum?

    Yes, as of the 2019 admissions, new students will be enrolled under a new curriculum. Until further notice, only new students will be enrolled under new curricula. Current students continue under the curricula they were enrolled.

    Will the language of the programme appear from the degree certificate and if so – what language?

    If you have completed your programme in English, this will appear from your degree certificate.
     

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    Robotics, bachelor programme

    What does it mean that the programme changes language?

    The language change means that the language of instruction on the programme will be changed from English to Danish. When the language change takes effect, the majority of the modules on the programme will thus be offered in Danish. After the commencement of the language change, applicants must meet the admission requirement Danish level A in order to be admitted to the programme. 

    When will the language change take effect?

    The language change will take effect with the admissions in September 2019 and will thus apply for students initiating their studies in 2019 onwards.

    How does the language change affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the changes will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete the programme in English.

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided up to September 2021.

    Options for leave of absence

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave. However, you can apply for unsubstantiated leave if you meet the admission requirement Danish level A when you apply.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/ 

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted substantiated leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board) for each exam in English.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam (plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board).

    Will the programme have a new curriculum?

    Yes, as of the 2019 admissions, new students will be enrolled under a new curriculum. Until further notice, only new students will be enrolled under new curricula. Current students continue under the curricula they were enrolled.

    Will the language of the programme appear from the degree certificate and if so – what language?

    If you have completed your programme in English, this will appear from your degree certificate.

Programmes which will close

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    Autonomous Systems, master programme (CPH)

    When will the programme close?

    The programme will close when current students have completed the programme. As of 2019, no new students will be admitted.
     

    How does the closing affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the closing of the programme will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies.

    However, it may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).
     

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the summer of 2020.
     

    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: https://www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/


    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted justified leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    Can I apply for a change of studies or be admitted to another programme?

    You can apply for admission to another programme or for a change of studies on equal terms with other applicants. Find further information on admission and change of studies at Aalborg University: www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/

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    IT, Communication and New Media, bachelor programme (CPH)

    When will the programme close?

    The programme will close when current students have completed the programme. As of 2019, no new students will be admitted.
     

    How does the closing affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the closing of the programme will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies.

    However, the closing may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).


    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the summer of 2021.


    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/
     

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted justified leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    How does the closing affect my opportunities for admission to a master programme?

    Current bachelor students (on the bachelor programme in IT, Communication and new Media) all have the right to admission to the master programme in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship. The legal right om admission only applies in direct continuation af the bachelor programme.
     

    Can I apply for a change of studies or be admitted to another programme?

    You can apply for admission to another programme or for a change of studies on equal terms with other applicants. Find further information on admission and change of studies at Aalborg University: www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/

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    Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, bachelor programme (CPH)

    When will the programme close?

    The programme will close when current students have completed the programme. As of 2019, no new students will be admitted.


    How does the closing affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the closing of the programme will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies.

    However, the closing may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).
     

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the summer of 2021.
     

    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/


    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted justified leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    Can I be transferred from CPH to Aalborg / to another programme?

    You can apply for admission to another programme or for a change of studies on equal terms with other applicants. Find further information on admission and change of studies at Aalborg University: www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/


    How does the closing affect my opportunities for admission to a master programme?

    Current bachelor students (on the bachelor programme in Manufacturing and Operations and Engineering) all have the right to admission to the master programme in Operations and Management Engineering. The legal right of admission only applies in direct continuation of the bachelor programme.

    After having completed their bachelor programme, students will still have the opportunity to apply for admission to other master programmes than the master programme in Operations and Management Engineering.

    If you are delayed in your bachelor programme in Manufacturing and Operations Engineering (please find information on delays above), you will still be able to be admitted to the master programme in Operations and Management Engineering– possibly with a personally designed course of study.

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    Operations and Innovation Management , master in technology programme (CPH)

    When will the programme close?

    The programme will close when current students have completed the programme. As of 2019, no new students will be admitted.
     

    How does the closing affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the closing of the programme will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies.

    However, it may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).
     

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the summer of 2020.
     

    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/
     

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted justified leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    Can I apply for a change of studies or be admitted to another programme?

    You can apply for admission to another programme or for a change of studies on equal terms with other applicants. Find further information on admission and change of studies at Aalborg University: www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/

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    Operations and Management Engineering, master programme (CPH)

    When will the programme close?

    Presumably, no new students will be admitted after 2021. The programme will close when current students have completed the programme.
     

    How does the closing affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the closing of the programme will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies.

    However, the closing may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).
     

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided the summer of 2023.

    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/
     

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted justified leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    Can I apply for a change of studies or be admitted to another programme?

    You can apply for admission to another programme or for a change of studies on equal terms with other applicants. Find further information on admission and change of studies at Aalborg University: www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/

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    Sustainable Biotechnology, bachelor programme (CPH)

    When will the programme close?

    The programme will close when current students have completed the programme. As of 2019, no new students will be admitted.


    How does the closing affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the closing of the programme will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies.

    However, the closing may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).


    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the summer of 2021.


    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: www.en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/


    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted justified leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    How will the closing affect my opportunities for admission to a master programme? (only relevant for bachelor students)

    Current bachelor students (on the bachelor programme in Sustainable Biotechnology) all have the right to admission to the master programme in Sustainable Biotechnology. The legal right of admission only applies in direct continuation of the bachelor programme.

    After having completed their bachelor programme, students will still have the opportunity to apply for admission to other master programmes than the master programme in Sustainable Biotechnology.

    If you are delayed in your bachelor programme in Sustainable Biotechnology (please find information on delays above), you will still be able to be admitted to the master programme in Sustainable Biotechnology – possibly with a personally designed course of study.

    Can I apply for a change of studies or be admitted to another programme?

    You can apply for admission to another programme or for a change of studies on equal terms with other applicants. Find further information on admission and change of studies at Aalborg University: www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/

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    Sustainable Biotechnology, master programme (CPH)

    When will the programme close?

    Presumably, no new students will be admitted after 2021. The programme will close when current students have completed the programme.
     

    How does the closing affect me as a current student?

    As a current student, the closing of the programme will not have any impact on your opportunity to complete your studies.

    However, the closing may affect you if you delay your studies (please find further information on delays below).
     

    When will I need to complete my studies at the latest?

    If possible, you will have to complete your studies within the prescribed period of study to ensure you can follow the curriculum for your programme. Teaching will be provided until the summer of 2023.
     

    What are my options for taking a leave of absence?

    You do not have the option of taking unsubstantiated leave.

    It is possible to take substantiated leave (parental leave, sickness leave, compulsory military service, etc.). If you need to take substantiated leave of absence, you are entitled to a personally designed course of study once your leave has ended.

    Find more information on leave here: en.aau.dk/education/student-guidance/rules/leave-absence/
     

    What happens if I am delayed in my studies?

    If you have been granted justified leave or if you are delayed due to special circumstances such as sickness, parental leave, adoption, compulsory military service, etc., your options for completing your studies will remain unchanged. A personal course of study will be designed for you so that you can complete your studies. In this context, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.

    If you are delayed in your studies due to other reasons, the University must ensure that you have three examination attempts for each exam plus additional examination attempts if you have applied for additional examination attempts and have had these approved by the Study Board.
     

    Can I apply for a change of studies or be admitted to another programme?

    You can apply for admission to another programme or for a change of studies on equal terms with other applicants. Find further information on admission and change of studies at Aalborg University: www.en.aau.dk/education/apply/