The distinctiveness of education system endears stduents to study in Denmark. Danish higher education institutions welcome international researchers, teachers and students and offer high quality education programmes and research opportunities.Denmark is recognized for its high quality research in areas such as biotechnology and food and environmental science. The country is internationally oriented and plays an active role in global business and politics. Denmark offers universal healthcare, free education and social security for all citizens.
Denmark is the oldest monarchy in the world yet a very modern society. It is located in central Europe making it easy for people to travel anywhere in Europe using the Euro rail. The transport system is very economical in Denmark. The people even commute using bicycles as an environment friendly measure.The people here are friendly. The place is clean and safe. The other reasons that contribute in making the country a perfect study destination include
- Wide range of educational opportunities
- Hands on opportunities in terms of vocational training
- Exchange programmes
- Short term programs and summer schools
- Opportunities for financial support
- International recognition for degree and academic programs
Cost of living and study in Denmark
Average monthly living expenses are estimated to be between 650-800 Euro. This includes accommodation but excludes tuition fees.
Higher education in Denmark is usually provided free of charge for all EU/EEA students and for students who are participating in an exhange programme. All other students have to pay a tuition fee. Annual tuition fees for full-time degree students range from 6,000 to 16,000 Euro
Admission requirements to study in Denmark
Following is the eligibility criteria for Study in Denmark for MBA,engineering, bachelors, masters and phd programs for getting admission into denmark universities:
International students wishing to study a full Danish degree programme should be aware that admission requirements vary from programme to programme.
You are eligible to apply for admission to an undergraduate programme if you hold a qualification comparable to a Danish qualifying examination. It is recommended that a student checks with the institution selected whether their past certifications are recognized as well as parameters required.
All programmes require a high proficiency in English. For admission to programmes in Danish, you are also required to prove that you have a sufficiently high level of Danish by taking the Studytest of Danish as a Foreign Language or The Danish Test 2 . Some programmes may require that you have passed The Danish Test 3. In addition, some of the study programmes have additional admission requirements, such as prior studies of a specific subject area or areas, practical work experience etc.
Admission requirements for Master’s programmes are:
- an internationally recognised good Bachelor’s degree of good standard or equivalent
- proof of proficiency in English
- proof of proficiency in Danish if the programme is taught in Danish
PhD Programmes :-
The general admissions requirements for PhD studies include a Master’s degree or equivalent (comparable to the Danish two-year Master’s degree) In some areas, a four-year PhD programme is offered to students who have completed a Bachelor’s qualification and one year of study at postgraduate level.
However, please note that every institution is responsible for their own admission, and further information about entrance qualifications, additional tests and potential credit transfer can be obtained at the institutions’ admissions offices. However, The Danish Agency for International Education also provides general information on assessment of foreign qualifications for admission to the Danish higher education programmes
The application procedures and deadlines vary between institutions and level of study
If you wish to study for a full degree at a higher education institution in Denmark, you should enquire about entry qualifications, additional tests and potential credit transfers from the admission office at the institution where you wish to study
Top universities in Denmark
Some of the best and top universities in Denmark 2012-2013 are Aarhus School of Engineering (ASE), Metropolitan University College,University College Lillebaelt, University College Northern Denmark, University College Sealand.