Admission ::


Admission requirements:

An education equivalent to a Danish upper secondary education (English B and Math C must be included) or relevant vocational education within one of these areas:

  • Blacksmith programme
  • CNC technician programme (level 2)
  • Bicycle and motorcycle mechanic (with areas of specialisation)
  • Construction and agricultural machinery programme (with areas of specialisation)
  • Precision mechanic (with areas of specialisation)
  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Industrial technician programme (with areas of specialisation)
  • Coachwork programme
  • Refrigeration technician (level 2)
  • Woodcutting machinist (level 2)
  • Mechanic (level 2)
  • Metal smith (with areas of specialisation)
  • Plastics technician (level 2)
  • Process operator (level 2)
  • Ship mechanic (level 2)
  • Ship fitter (level 2)
  • Ship technician (level 2)
  • Chimney sweeper (level 2)
  • Smith programme (with areas of specialisation)
  • Joiner (with areas of specialisation)
  • Foundry technician (level 2)
  • Technical designer
  • Wind turbine technician (with areas of specialisation)
  • Tool specialist programme (level 2)
  • No specific admission requirements

Mathematics C-level is required in order to apply for the AP Degree in Production Technology. The Mathematics C-level is represented by 125 hours during the last three years of upper-secondary school (equivalent to the Danish C-level of a Danish upper-secondary examination)

Country specific requirements

The programme is connected to the Coordinated Enrolment System (KOT). You can be enrolled either in Quota 1 or Quota 2.

Quota 1 means you will be accepted based on your qualifications from your upper-secondary education. Quota 2 means you will be accepted based on your overall qualifications, including any possible qualifying training.

Quota 2 admissions are allocated according to the following criteria:

  • Work experience, minimum 30 hours per week – including internships and national service. The internship must, however, not have been part of your entry qualification. Documentation must be included in the form of either work contracts, pay slips or employer statements.
  • Other activities, minimum 3 months. E.g. Folk High School stay or stay abroad experiences (not holidays). Voluntary work equal to 3 months full-time employment can also be included. Documentation in the form of either diplomas, contracts, plane tickets, travel itinerary or certified statements are a requirement.
  • Grade average from your upper secondary school exam.

All quota 2 activities must be documented (payslips, statements, diplomas etc.).

All attachments to your application must be submitted together with the application no later than the application deadline.

Language requirements:

All applicants must have passed English at a level equivalent to a Danish Upper Secondary education B-level.

For more information about the English levels and requirements, please check this link.

Application Fee:Non-EU applicants are required to pay an application fee in order for KEA to process their application. For more information regarding the application fee, please check this link 
Admission with special permission:

If you do not meet the formal admission requirements, you can apply for admission with special permission based on an individual competency assessment (IKV)

Guidelines for applying for an IKV

IKV-application form 

How to apply:

Please check here for more information on how to apply.


All applicants must apply online on

Admission area number:84015
Entrance Grade point Average:All admitted (2017)
Programme start summer:August 27th 2018
Application deadline:

For summer intake:

All applicants can apply from February 1st.

The deadline for quota 1 admission is July 5th at 12:00 CET. (Danish students only).

The deadline for quota 2 is March 15th at 12:00 CET. (Overseas, European and Danish students).

For winter intake:

There is no winter-intake to the programme.

Limitation on starting a second degree:

Read more here

Transfer to KEA:

Read more here

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