Danish higher education has a long tradition of combining academic excellence with innovative research and teaching. High academic standards, interdisciplinary studies and project based activities ensure active and motivating learning environments. Most Danish higher education institutions benefit from their co-operation with business, industry and research institutes, creating an enriching and vibrant learning environment for their students. Danish higher education institutions offer a range of opportunities for international students. The institutions are highly international and offer a large number of programs taught in English. A recent survey with responses from more than 3,500 international students studying in Denmark showed that 78% of the students would recommend Denmark as a study destination and 93% consider Denmark to be a safe country to live in.
AP Degree, Bachelors, BA Top Up Degree, Pre Masters and Masters
10+2 with and above IELTS 5.5 or above
September and January ( 2 times in a year)
15 March when applying for the September intake
15 August when applying for the January/ February intake
The Universities of Denmark are ranked high among the universities of the world.They boasts a high international student enrollment rate with a myriad of courses from which the students can choose. The Universities enjoy welcoming international students and offers a number of courses in English.
Denmark hits the list of “Happiest countries of the world” every year.A large per capita Income, healthy life expectancy , Gender equality, lack of corruption in leadership, a sense of social support, freedom to make life choices, and a culture of generosity, etc. are a few things that keeps Denmark ahead of other countries.
Grants and Scholarships
The Universities of Denmark offer many scholarships to international students. Many universities offer scholarships, grants, or financial aid to help fund the education. And there are scholarships which are unique to the student’s goals.
Denmark is a first choice for International students wishing to study history, anthropology, geography, social sciences, and many more. It has an abundance of historical sites and museums, which showcase thousands of years of culture and tradition of the Nordic people.
Unique Social Life & Traditions
In Denmark the social life and traditions are unique. International students can also enjoy the uniqueness as they are involved in more social interactions surrounding their studies. The Universities make arrangements for the involvement of the students in their social life and traditions with various activities.Danish students flourish in their studies and attend many festivals and social events to celebrate their way of life.
Denmark contains many islands around the mainland. Norway Sweden and Germany are not too its neighbouring countries and international students can make an easy trip on a weekend. The outdoor activities which can be found in Denmark are unique and fascinating to international students.
The higher education sector in Denmark includes:
2 years (120 ECTS)
Professional Bachelor's Degree
3-4 years (180-240 ECTS)
1½ year (90 ECTS)
University Bachelor's Degree
3 years (180 ECTS)
2 years (120 ECTS)
3 years (180 ECTS)
Cost OF Education
Tuition fees in Danish Universities and colleges vary according to the courses. Tuition fees basically start from 45,000 DKK to 120,000 DKK per year. Students will have to pay 50% of the tuition fees in advance.
Total cost will range from 8 to 10 lakhs inclusive all costs.
All higher education programmes in Denmark require a high standard of English. 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.
Enroll the online Application Form
Submit all the academic documents (in original language and translated into English)
Copy of passport
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Two recommendation letters from college
Work Experience (If any)
NOTE: These documents are required for offer of place/Offer letter.
Most Danish institutions have 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.
International students prefer to rent a room or a sub-let from a Danish student or landlord. Student halls of residence are also an option. Others rent an apartment or a house, which they share with friends.
Passport with at least 6 months validity
Copies of attested Academic Documents
Recommendation Letter from college
Bank Balance and Certificate (15-20 lakhs, NPR.)
Photocopies of applicant’s Passport and Citizenship card
Sponsor’s source of income
Experience letter (if gap)
Passport Size Color Photographs (2 pieces in size 3.5 x 4.5 cm)
International students can work in Denmark for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during June, July and August. However, this requires a work permit sticker in the passport. If the students did not apply for a work permit when applying for a residence permit to study in Denmark, they can apply for one at the Danish Immigration Service.
Permanent Residency (PR)
International students can appply for Green card scheme in Denmark upon completion of their studies. The Danish Green Card scheme is points based work permit scheme which allows them to live and work in Denmark.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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