Study in Denmark Opportunities


Denmark is one of the emerging educational hubs in Europe because of its high academic standards and modern teaching methodology for many international students. The modern social welfare state with its good research based learning atmosphere, interdisciplinary studies and project-based activities along with clean and safe environment and attractive business atmosphere made it more popular destination among international student.


Depending upon the level of study and the program chosen, the admission requirements, application procedures and deadline for submitting application may vary in Denmark.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements vary according to level of study and program chosen.

Undergraduate Programs

International students are eligible for admission to undergraduate programs if they hold qualifications comparable to a Danish qualifying examination. Admission requirements may also vary from institution to institution.

All programs require a high proficiency in English. For admission to programs in Danish, student must also prove sufficient command of Danish by taking The Study test of Danish as a Foreigner or The Danish Test 2. Some programs may even require that student have passed The Danish Test. Moreover, some of the study programs have additional admission requirements, such as specific subjects or level of subjects, practical work experience etc.

Masters Programs Admission requirements for master programs are:

  • An internationally recognized bachelor's degree of good standard or equivalent qualifications
  • Proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in Danish if the program is taught in Danish.

PhD Programs

Admission requirements for PhD studies are at least a master level qualification recognized internationally.


The international students being a foreign national are required to have a residence permit to be eligible to continue their education in any educational institution of Denmark.

In order to be granted a residence permit student must document:

  • That they have been admitted to a higher educational program which has been approved by a state authority or which is offered by a publicly accredited institute of learning.
  • That student can support themselves for the duration of their stay in Denmark. If they are to pay a tuition fee, they must document that they have paid the tuition fee for the first semester or year, instead of documenting that they can support themselves.
  • That student can speak and understand the language of instruction and have a working knowledge of Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German.

Documents Required for Submitting Application

  • A copy of a valid passport or other form of legitimate travel documentation issued to them.
  • A passport photo. The photo must be 35 mm x 45 mm (size of head 30-36 mm from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head). They must be facing the camera directly.
  • Original documentation showing that they have been accepted at an educational institution. Please note that the original letter of acceptance must be attached to the application - copies will not be accepted.
  • If they have been accepted at a post-secondary educational program and have to pay a tuition fee, they must attach documentation that this has been paid for the first semester or school year.


Scholarships and Financial aid are available for International Students in Denmark. Scholarship and Tuition Fee Waiver is awarded for a full degree or for part of a degree at undergraduate level for certain study programs only. The minimum duration of a scholarship and tuition fee waiver is one academic year and is awarded only to full time studies.

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