Study in Denmark

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Study in Denmark
« on: September 13, 2012, 11:08:22 AM »
As an international student in Denmark, you can choose between more than 500 degree programmes and 1000 courses taught entirely in English.

Find your international study programme in Denmark

General entry requirements

Your foreign certificate must be on a level with a Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate. For admission to a an Academy Profession degree programme (short-cycle professional higher education) it may be sufficient that your foreign certificate is on a level with a relevant Danish vocational qualification.

By browsing the following webpage below you can find information about entry qualifications from a number of countries as well as EB, IB Diploma etc. This will provide you with information about your opportunities before you contact an educational institution to apply for admission.

Language requirements

If the programme is taught in English you must submit proof of English proficiency equivalent at least to English B level in Denmark. Educational institutions may in some cases require that you take a supplementary test in English.

* English B - test score of at least 6.5 points
* English A - test score of at least 7.0 points   
* English B - test score of at least 560 (paper-based), or 220 (computer-based test), or 83 (internet-based test)
* English A - test score of at least 600 (paper-based), or 250 (computer-based test), or 100 (internet-based test)   
* English B - Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
* English A – Certificate of Proficiency (CPE

Tuition fees

Higher education in Denmark is free for students from the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Similarly, if you are participating in an exchange programme your studies in Denmark are free. You also do not pay for tuition if you have a:

Permanent residence permit (‘permanent opholdstilladelse’)
Temporary residence permit that can be upgraded to a permanent one (‘midlertidig opholdstilladelse mmf varigt ophold’)
Parent from a non-EU/EEA country who is already working in Denmark
All other students must pay tuition fees. Annual tuition fees for full-time degree students range from DKK 45,000-120,000 (≈ USD 8,000-21,000 / Euro 6,000 to 16,000). Please check with the institution of your interest.

Application fee

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

Scholarships and grants

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.

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