Denmark revises “no second degree” ruling

The Danish government has back-tracked on a recent decision to forbid people from studying for second degrees in order to save state funds.

Søren Pind, the higher education minister, says that students will now be allowed to study for a second qualification – but it must be at least six years after they gained the first degree.

In the original legislation, the government listed 25 subject areas where the cap on further study would not apply. This remains true under the new rules and those already in those particular fields of study will be allowed to continue and not have to wait for six years.

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