Study in Denmark

As an international student in Denmark you can expect world-class education in areas such as engineering, life sciences, social sciences and IT. You will also be studying in a safe, friendly and innovation-driven environment.

Global challenges demand innovative solutions

In Denmark, higher education is focused on bringing about solutions for the real-world. Thus, traditional lectures are combined with industrial collaborations and teaching methods that promote students’ ability to use what they have learned and to turn new knowledge into innovative solutions. This way of studying requires a high degree of personal initiaitve and indenpendent thinking. Thus, for some studying in Denmark can be challenging and different from what they are used to. We feel confident that it will inspire you and help you succeed in whatever you decide to do in life. The Danish educational system is designed to promote creativity, innovation, analytical and critical thinking. As a student in Denmark, you will be met by an up-to-date learning environment where you can learn from industry experts and undertake internships in internationally recognised organisations. Furthermore, global partnerships between higher education institutions, businesses, science parks and public research institutes ensure that study and research in Denmark reflect the latest knowledge and meet the needs of a global labor market.

Top ten Universities in Denmark

University of Copenhagen
Technical University of Denmark
Aarhus University
Aalborg University
University of Southern Denmark
Copenhagen Business School
Roskilde University
IT University of Copenhagen
VIA University College
University College Nordjylland

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For 2 years AP (Academy Professional) Degree – IELTS: 6.0 + Two years study in Bachelor Level/Skype Test.
For 3.5 years Bachelor Program – IELTS: 6.5 + Two years study in Bachelor Level.
For 1 or 2 years Masters Program – IELTS: 6.5
For 4 years Bachelor Program – IELTS: 5.5
For 1 year Pre Masters Program – IELTS: 5.0

General admission requirements

All higher education programmes in Denmark require a high standard of English. Applicants to English-taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes must, as a minimum, prove English proficiency comparable to ‘English B’ in the Danish upper secondary school (gymnasium). Some programmes require ‘English A’, which is one level higher than ‘English B’. To prove a satisfactory proficiency in English, the language tests TOEFL, IELTS and Cambridge ESOL examinations (CAE) are often used. The score equivalents are determined by the individual institution, so to be certain check out their language requirements. Based upon a rough average of previous reqirements, here is an estimate of the ranges you can expect:

Requirements for undergraduate studies
Admission requirements for Bachelor programmes are:
An entrance examination comparable to a Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate
Proof of proficiency in English
Certain study programmes have additional admission requirements. This could include:
Subjects passed on a certain level. Danish education use levels A, B and C, A being the highest.
Subjects passed with a certain minimum grade
The diploma in total passed with a certain minimum GPA
Passed admission test/interview

Admission requirements for Candidates/Master programmes are:
an internationally recognised Bachelor’s degree of good standard or equivalent

Higher education in Denmark is regulated by the state. An ongoing evaluation process ensures that all programmes are of high international quality and relevance. Higher education in Denmark is regulated by the state. Danish educational institutions enjoy a high degree of autonomy but are required to follow national regulations in terms of teacher qualifications, degree structures and examination processes.This ensures that all students in Denmark obtain an education of high international quality and relevance. Furthermore, many institutions have obtained international accreditation for their programmes. All institutions of higher education in Denmark use the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), which facilitates international credit transfer. You will receive certificates or other types of official documentation for all completed courses. If you complete a full degree or a diploma programme you will receive a Diploma Supplement in English.

A qualification framework level is composed of three parts:

Your knowledge and experience, including what you have read and learnt and what you have understood.
Your practical skills, which are all that you can do and perform with your hands and body.
Your competencies, which are the way you use your knowledge and skills.
The things you know (your theory, understanding, experience, education) combined with your skills (practical) give you the ability to act. What you can do is the sum of your knowledge and abilities. Professional knowledge (education) combined with professional ability provide professional competencies. The way you use them, shows how clever you are. When you do something, you gain experience that increases your knowledge and ability. When you receive an education, you know more and are capable of more. So you can do even more. You become better.

Higher education in Denmark is free for students from the EU/EEA and for students participating in an exchange programme. For other students annual tuition range from 6,000 to 16,000 Euro. A number of scholarships and grants are available from the institutions and from public funded schemes.

Students from outside EU/EEA/Switzerland will be charged a fee when applying for a residence permit (visa) to study in Denmark.

Most Danish institutions have bilateral agreements with foreign institutions of higher education. These agreements are usually designed for mutual exchange of students, researchers and teachers. National and European programmes offer scholarships for international students wishing to study in Denmark through an institutional agreement, as guest students or as a part of an international double or joint degree.

Many students in Denmark hold a part-time job. As an international student in Denmark you too will have the right to work while you live here. You will also have the opportunity to seek full-time employment when you have completed your studies. Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens may work in Denmark for up to 15 hours a week and full-time during June, July and August. However, this requires a work permit sticker in your passport. If you did not apply for a work permit when applying for a residence permit to study in Denmark, you can apply for one at the Danish Immigration Service. If you are under 18 years of age, you are only eligible for a work permit if you have a written offer or contract for a specific position. The employer must also confirm to the Danish Immigration Service that he or she upholds workplace environment legislation.

Finding a student job in Denmark is not always easy if you don’t speak Danish. However, bars, restaurants and workplaces that require special foreign language skills are good places to look for one. Some international students find employment in bars or restaurants. Others distribute newspapers, work in telemarketing or get jobs where specific foreign language skills are required. Some students are lucky enough to find employment relevant to their studies. You should not, however, count on obtaining a part-time job nor plan your finances accordingly. It is not always easy to find a student job in Denmark if you don’t speak Danish. As an international student in Denmark you can take Danish lessons for free, which will improve your chances of finding employment in Denmark

Danish universities do not have a tradition for on-campus housing. Most students live in student halls of residences situated some distance from campus. An efficient public transport system also makes it easy to travel between your residence, campus and the city centre. Start looking months before you arrive. You should start to look for accommodation months before you arrive, as it can be very difficult to find accommodation right before the semester begins. Therefore, we strongly advise you to contact your Danish host institution for information about housing as soon as you have been accepted into a study programme.


For AP Degree- March 15, 2016.
For Bachelor – March 15, 2016.
For Masters – April 01, 2016.

Offer Letter would get within 3 months

Yes, you would get both on and Off Campus Jobs.

Part Time Job is Available during study period.

20 hours work permit in a week during study period

Needs to wait at least 6 Months

Yes, after completion of the study program a student gets a 6 months post study visa.

You need to show a Bank statement which is Minimum 2 month old.

After conforming the result

You will need to produce the documents needed to show your spouse’s or civil partner’s status and evidence of your marital or civil partner status (for example, birth or naturalization certificate of Irish spouse, marriage or civil registration certificate).

The time for searching jobs is included in the 6 months stay back option.

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