Former CBS students


Documentation for degrees at CBS

Find out how to get your diploma or get third party verifications.

Verified copy of your diploma 

To verify a copy of your diploma, you must appear in person with the original certificate and a copy. 

You must write an email to formerstudent@cbs.dk to arrange time and place. 

Please note that we have a processing time of up to 20 working days. 

If it is urgent, you can contact a notary from the courts in order to have your diploma verified. 

Companies or other third parties
If you need verification that a student has finished a degree at CBS, please send an email to: verification@cbs.dk.

Please note: we can only confirm or deny that a person has completed a specific degree. We cannot give out any other information about the student or the degree.

 

Course descriptions

You can find previous course descriptions in the CBS course catalogue.

Stamped/signed course description:

You cannot have a course description signed or stamped. The material is available through an official CBS site and thus original.

Digital copy of your diploma
CBS does not hold any copies of your diploma.
You need to scan your own diploma if you need a digital version of it.  
Documentation to third parties

We do not send documentation to third parties anymore due to GPDR and security reasons.
We can send you a new grade transcript to you, which you can forward to your receiver. 
If necessary, your third party can get your degree and date of completion confirmed by writing to this CBS
e-mail: verification@cbs.dk

Exam passed 30+ years ago

If you passed your exam 30 years ago or more, your data has been transfered to The Danish National Archives (Rigsarkivet).

Read about how to order information about yourself from The Danish National Archives (Rigsarkivet). Please notice that you will not receive a diploma or transcript, but only a list with your results.

Full-time or part-time programme

Diploma Supplement section 3.2 of your diploma states whether the programme was taught as a full-time or part-time programme.

Furthermore, it is also stated in the Study regulation in § 1, section 3, whether the programme was taught as a full-time or part-time programme.
It is not possible to receive a personal “confirmation of full-time/part-time programme”. The information is already documented and verified through the final diploma from CBS (the diploma supplement).
You can also find a separate confirmation of the administrative study year at CBS PDF icon here.

Grade transcript

If you have graduated from CBS
As a general rule, you cannot get a grade transcript if you have graduated. You have to use your diploma instead. Your diploma includes your grades, and it is your diploma you will need for job applications etc.

You need to scan your own diploma if you need a digital version of it. 

CBS does not store any physical or digital copies of diplomas.

If your diploma is lost, you can ask for a replacement diploma from diploma-bachelor@cbs.dk or diploma-graduate@cbs.dk

Unfinished education

If you did not complete your degree at CBS and need a grade transcript for credit transfer, you can ask for a grade transcript from: formerstudent@cbs.dk

Please include the following information in your email:

  • Your full name (If you have changed your name(s), please include your full name from your time at CBS)
  • Date of birth
  • The study programme in question and the years of your enrolment

Whether you need the documentation in Danish or in English (Please note, all activities from 2007 and before can only be made in Danish and we cannot provide any translation into English)

New diploma
If your your diploma is lost or destroyed, we can make replacement diploma, please send an email to:

You must include the following in the email:

  • Your full name (Please mention if you have changed your name(s) since your time at CBS)
  • Date of birth
  • The study programme in question and the years of your enrollment
  • Your current address
Programme regulations

Here you find all current and former programme regulations.

Stamped/signed programme regulations:

You cannot have the programme regulations signed or stamped. The material is available through an offcial CBS site and thus original.

Security clearance

If you need a confirmation for a security clearance in connection with an employment, we kindly ask that you send us an email with information about what you need CBS to confirm and to whom.

Please include the following information in your email:

  • Your name
  • Name of your study programme at CBS
  • The years of your enrollment
  • Name, phone number, email address as well as name of the department for the person we should send the confirmation to.

If you need us to give out further information about your studies at CBS, you must include a signed letter of consent with clear instructions on what information we may give and to whom.

UK workers VISA/documentation for "language of instruction"

Diploma Supplement section 2.5 of your diploma states the language of instruction and examination of your programme.

The language of instruction for the individual courses is stated in the course description in your programme regulations. You can find your programme regulations here.

You can also find a separate confirmation of which bachelor programmes and which graduate programme are taught in English here:

PDF icon Bachelor - English taught programmes

PDF icon Master - English taught programmes

It is not possible to receive a personal “Medium of Instruction letter” as requested by the Visas and Nationality Services (ECCTIS). The information needed for the English language proficiency application is already documented and verified through the final diploma from CBS (the diploma supplement).

Verified copy of diploma/grade transcript for: WES (World Education Services), The Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Apostille or other

Typically, WES and institutions alike will accept a verified grade transcript.

A physical copy
If you need a verified, physical copy of your diploma, please contact formerstudent@cbs.dk and arrange to come by CBS with your original diploma as well as the copy. We will then verify the copy for you.
If you are living/staying abroad and cannot come by CBS, you can have a notary verify your copy based on the original version.

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How to continue your studies and find information about previously offered programmes.

Maintain your access to e-boks and borger.dk

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Previously offered programmes
Find information about programmes that are no longer offered at CBS under Previously offered programmes.
Re-enrolment
If you have previously been enrolled in a programme at CBS, which you now want to finish, you can find more information about how to aplly for re-enrolment in a programme under Re-enrolment.
Register with CBS Alumni
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Teaching qualifications for upper secondary schools (in Danish)

CBS primarily educates candidates for the business sector. But some degrees gives access to teach at upper secondary schools.

You can find general information about the requirements for the teaching qualifications at the Ministry of Children and Education’s website.

Here you can find information about which courses CBS candidates can teach in – see Liste over universitetsfag og gymnasiefag (pdf) on the Ministry of Children and Education’s website.

If you have questions about teaching qualifications, you can contact the Ministry of Children and Education. You can find more information here (in Danish)

You are also welcome to email us at formerstudents@cbs.dk

Transfering to CBS
If you have passed a considerable amount of courses as part of a degree programme at CBS or at another university, you can find more information about how to transfer to a programme at CBS under Transfer
The page was last edited by: Web editor - Student Communications // 06/19/2024