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Living and studying in Nuuk

Guest students apply for housing through the Government of Greenland.

You will receive information about the application procedure together with your admission letter.

Nuuk is the capital of Greenland .. and while you are studying at Ilisimatusarfik, you have many opportunities for shopping, cafés, sports and much more.

You can read a little more about life in Nuuk here:

There are no tuiton fees for guest students at Ilisimatusarfik.

Guests students are, of course, responsible for all personal expenses and travel costs.

If you are a Nordic or European student, you may also be eligible to apply for support from:

  • Erasmus+
  • Nordplus
  • UArctic (North2North)

Check with your international coordinator at your home university if you are eligible.

You can also check if Ilisimatusarfik has a cooperation agreement with your home university.

Cost per month for living and studying in Nuuk for a single person is about DKK 5000,-.

Bus 2, 3 and X3 stop at Ilisimatusarfik.

The bus-stop is called "Ilimmarfik / Universitetet".

View timetables for bus services in Nuuk here.

Also: view the busses in real-time here ..


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