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Here you will find our National Student Guides on topics like Housing, Learning Danish, Study Options, Permits and Visas & Red Tape
1. Tuition Fees
Students from the European Union and the wider European Economic Area do not pay tuition fees for higher education in Denmark. Also, if you follow certain affiliate programmes you will not have to pay full tuition. Read more about tuition fees and scholarships here.
Guide contents
    • Tuition fees
    • Scholarships and Grants
2. Accreditation & Quality Assurance

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.

3. Health & Safety

 

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.

Guide contents

    • Healthcare
    • Safety
    • Emergency contacts
    • Insurance
    • Culture shock
4. Permits, Visas & Red Tape
We want to make it easy for you to come to Denmark and experience our first-class education. But obviously, there are some official forms to be filled first. Hopefully, this shouldn’t prove too complicated
5. Accommodation

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.

Guide contents

    • Types of accommodation
    • Student halls of residence (‘kollegier’)
    • Private housing (‘privat værelse’)
    • How to find accommodation
    • Housing links
    • Housing benefit (‘Boligsikring’)
6. Learn Danish

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.

Guide contents

    • Language courses
    • Online learning
7. Working in Denmark

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.

Guide contents

  • Hours and Legalities
  • Student Jobs
  • Taxes
  • After graduation
  • CPR number
8. Travel & Transport

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

Guide contents

    • Gateway to Europe
    • Around Denmark
    • Arriving from abroad
    • Arriving in the east of Denmark
    • Arriving in the west of Denmark
    • Bicycle culture
1. Tuition Fees
Tuition fees, scholarships and grants
2. Accreditation & Quality Assurance
Accreditation and quality assurance of higher education in Denmark
3. Health & Safety
Learn about healthcare, safety, emergency contacts, insurance and culture shock
4. Permits, Visas & Red Tape
Permits, visas and red tape
5. Accommodation
Housing and accomodation for international students in Denmark
6. Learn Danish
Danish language courses and online learning
7. Working in Denmark
Working in Denmark as an international student
8. Travel & Transport
How to get around in Denmark and explore the rest of Europe
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