Application and requirements

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Entry requirements for international applicants

Admission to the Master’s programme in Building Energy Design requires a

  • Bachelor of Architectural Technology and Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Technology Management and Marine Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Structural and Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Indoor Environmental and Energy Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Water and Environment
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Transportation Engineering

Students with another Bachelor's degree, upon application to the Board of Studies, will be admitted after a specific academic assessment if the applicant is deemed to have comparable educational prerequisites. The University can stipulate requirements concerning conducting additional exams prior to the start of study.

If you are applying for a full degree in Building Energy Design, please apply digitally via

If you are applying as a guest student for one semester of the programme, please  read about the application procedure here.


There is only a limited number of student places available as of February 2017. The programme will admit 40 students.

Criteria for assessment

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of relevant qualifying degree and grade point average of this degree.


NOTE! Starting from 2019 Mathematics C or documentation of equivalent qualifications will be required.

An applicant with one of the above-mentioned programmes who does not have Mathematics C can still be admitted to the programme after 2019, if the applicant participates in and passes a written examination in Matematics C held by Aalborg University. 

Official English language requirements

Applicants applying for Master's programmes at Aalborg University must submit results of an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge test with the below mentioned minimum scores:

Danish B level in English compares to:

IELTS (academic test). 6.5 overall band score
TOEFL (internet-based): Minimum score: 85
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE): 180 / level C1
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 180 / grade C
ECPE: Passed test including certificate

Read more about language requirements

More about the programme

Application Deadline

Application deadline for this programme is 15th October.

You must apply digitally via the online application portal. Please read the application procedures before applying.

Application procedures

How to apply

When you apply for a Master's programme at Aalborg University, you have to use the Application Portal which is a national Danish digital application system in which the entire application process is handled.

Please note that some of the programmes offered may be subject to restricted admission. That means that the individual programmes may have a limited number of student places. Information on the programmes affected and the exact number of places offered will be available shortly when finally clarified.

Learn more about how to apply