Frequently asked questions
about studying in Denmark

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What are the top 5 most popular study cities in Denmark?

According to Studentum the top 5 most popular cities in Denmark are Aarhus, Aalborg, Copenhagen, Odense and Vejle. They rank high in professionalism, career opportunities, transport opportunities, security and affordable housing.

How can I apply for a scholarship to study in Denmark?

As a EU/EEA resident you have the opportunity to receive SU (approx. 6000 DKK, before tax) if you have a part-time job in Denmark. On the part time job you should work at least 10-12 h per week with a minimum hourly salary of around 100 DKK.

Do Danish schools offer a semester abroad program?

Yes, it's quite common to have a semester abroad. For some programs it's a mandatory part of the curriculum while other programs list it as an opportunity. If you are taking a semester abroad in EU you are entitled to receive a subsidy (to cover food, accommodation and transportation) from ERASMUS+.

What kind of student visa is required to study in Denmark?

If you are a EU/EEA country you don't need to have a student visa in order to study in Denmark. Students from non-EU/EEA country are advise to contacting the Danish Embassy in the country they are coming from for more information.

What are the best universities to attend in Denmark?

According to Times Higher Education the top 5 universities in Denmark are: University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University, Technical University of Denmark, Aalborg University and Copenhagen Business School.

What is the cost of tuition in Denmark?

If you are from a EU/EEA country there is no tuition fee. For non-EU/EEA country tuition can vary from university to university (from 6000 EUR to 17000+ EUR per semester).

What are the most popular degrees to study in Denmark?

Here are some of the most popular study options in Denmark: Business Administration, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Design, Civil Engineering.

What is the average length of time it takes an international student to get accepted into a Danish university?

It usually takes from 1 -3 months after you apply for a university program to get a response if you were accepted into a Danish university.

How long does it take to study in Denmark?

Bachelors and Processional Bachelors degrees in Denmark are 3 or 3.5 years long while Masters degrees can be finished within 2 years. The length is based on what type of education and institution you are enrolled and in.

What are the costs of studying in Denmark?

If you are from a EU/EEA country you can study for free. If you are from a non-EU/EEA country you can expect to pay from 45 000 to 120 000 DKK per year. Fees are different for each institution.

How do I transfer credits from my undergraduate degree to a Danish university?

In order to transfer from your undergraduate degree to a Danish university you need to obtain a document listing all the ECTS points you have obtained so far. After that contact the Danish university you would like to transfer to and inquire if they accept credit transfer for the desired program.

Is Denmark good for international students?

Denmark is a popular choice for international students due to the good standard of living, high quality of teaching, free education for students from EU/EEA and opportunity to receive government subsidy if you work part-time during your studies.

Is English taught in Danish schools?

There are more than 650 international English taught programs in Denmark. With over 85% of Danish population speaking fluent Danish, you will have no issue living in Denmark.

Why is Denmark education system so good?

Denmark education system is based on using the theory learned at school in a practical environment through projects, research, internships and student exchanges. There is no tuition fee for students coming from EU/EEA countries and if you work a part-time job you might be eligible for a government subsidy.