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Danish Language, Literature and Culture - Advanced

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Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 3 weeks


Advanced level programme of:
Introduction to central aspects of Danish language, culture, literature, mentality, history, society and politics. 

About the Degree

Program: Teaching, social activities and excursions 

15 classes x 4 hours
University of Southern Denmark
Course director: Associate Professor, PhD Mogens Davidsen
Venues: The Hans Christian Andersen Centre, Odense and University of Southern Denmark, Odense Campus.  

Content: The course is conducted as a mixture of lectures, class room teaching with discussions, conversations and exercises in small groups. Active participation and preparation are necessary requirements.

Exam: Two small essays/reports during the course as part of the exam in combination with the final written test.

Danish Students assistants will support the participants with practical and social matters and assist in the teaching. 

All lectures and teaching will be held in Danish unless otherwise stated.


To be admitted to this programme, you must be a University students with profound knowledge of Danish (C1, C2).

Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact The University of Southern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.  

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition



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