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If you are thinking about studying in Denmark, you will have some basic questions:
- Which programmes are available in English?
- What is the teaching like?
- Do I need to pay tuition fees?
- Do I need a visa?
- Can I work during my studies?
- How do I find accommodation?
- And how about the lifestyle, living expenses and learning Danish?
In this guide you will find the answers to these and other questions. Enjoy :)
Danish higher education institutions offer more than 500 English-taught degree programmes - all internationally recognised and of the highest quality. In this section you can read about the different degree programmes, exchange programmes and summer schools in Denmark.
- Degree Programmes
- Undergrade studies
- Academy Profession Degree
- Postgraduate Study
- Exchange Programmes
- Short-term Programmes and Summer Schools
In Denmark, each institution is responsible for its own admissions. Requirements vary from course to course. Entrance qualifications, additional testing and potential credit transfers are designed to ensure that you will find the programme that suits you best. Read about the admission requirements in this guide.
- Undergraduate programmes
- Postgraduate Programmes
- Candidatus/Master's programmes
- Application deadlines
- Tuition fees
- Scholarships and Grants
Danish higher education promotes independent thinking, collaboration, analytical rigor and self expression. The learning environment is informal and driven by the exchange of ideas. As a student in Denmark, you will not only read about the latest knowledge, but also learn to apply it to solve concrete problems.
- The Danish educational system
- The Danish grading system
Higher education in Denmark is subject to an ongoing approval and evaluation process. Educational institutions have a high degree of autonomy but follow national regulations in terms of teacher qualifications, degree structures and examination processes. Read more about Danish accreditation and quality assurance in this section.
Denmark frequently makes the list of the world’s safest countries. Our crime rates are low. Plus, we offer a highly-evolved public healthcare system. There are always risks in life, but in Denmark they tend to be slightly lower than elsewhere. Read more about health and safety issues here.
- Emergency contacts
- Culture shock
Finding a place to live in Denmark often takes time. Read about the different housing schemes and how to find accommodation as an international student in Denmark.
- Types of accommodation
- Student halls of residence (‘kollegier’)
- Private housing (‘privat værelse’)
- How to find accommodation
- Housing links
- Housing benefit (‘Boligsikring’)
Nearly everyone in Denmark speaks English. But even so, being able to speak some Danish will greatly benefit you. If you are planning on working in Denmark after you graduate, learning Danish is essential. Read more about how to learn Danish - either when you get here or from abroad.
- Language courses
- Online learning
Many students in Denmark have a part-time job. You too will have the right to work in Denmark while you are studying here. You will also have the opportunity to look for full-time employment when you have completed your studies.
- Hours and Legalities
- Student Jobs
- After graduation
- CPR number
Denmark is situated in Northen Europe: north of Germany, south of Norway and southeast of Sweden. It acts as the bridge between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe. Read about how to get around in Denmark and explore the rest of Europe
- Gateway to Europe
Arriving from abroad
Arriving in the east of Denmark
Arriving in the west of Denmark
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