Study in Denmark

Why Denmark?

Denmark is a highly attractive destination for higher education due to its high academic standards, research-oriented approach, and emphasis on innovation. It is known for its world-class education and is rated among the top performing countries in academia. Denmark offers a wide range of English-taught programs in various fields allowing students from all over the world to easily access high-quality education without the need for extensive language training.

Denmark is a highly attractive destination for higher education due to its high academic standards, research-oriented approach, and emphasis on innovation.

  • High-quality education: Denmark has over 40 higher education institutions that offer internationally recognized degrees and a wide range of courses taught in English. And the Danish education system is based on teamwork, innovation, and student-centred learning.
  • Excellent research opportunities: Denmark is one of the global leaders in research and development. It is home to many Nobel laureates and innovators who are constantly making newer contributions and discoveries to the scientific world.
  • High standard of living and social welfare: Denmark has one of the highest standards of living and is ranked among the happiest nations of the world. You can enjoy its clean environment, safe society, and generous welfare system.

Key Facts

Key Attractions

  • Christiansborg Palace (Copenhagen)
  • Nyhavn (Copenhagen)
  • Den Gamble By (Aarhus)
  • National Museum of Denmark (Copenhagen)
  • Kronborg Slot (Helsingor)


  • Stegt flæsk
  • Smørrebrød
  • Frikadeller
  • Wienerbrød

Leisure Activities

  • Trivoli Gardens (Copenhagen)
  • Tivoli Friheden (Aarhus)
  • Paludan Bog and Café (Copenhagen)
  • Kite surfing

Tuition costs

  • For Danish and EU/EEA students, education is free. All other students pay around €6000 – €16,000 annually (DKK 45000 – 120,000 annually). On average students are able to find their desired program for around €8,000

Living costs

  • Monthly rent ranges from €400 – €700 depending on the city and type of accommodation. It may seem expensive at first, but the standard of living in Denmark is also one of the highest in the world.
  • All other costs for food, travel, leisure, etc. range from €400 – €600 depending on how you are spending. Many places do offer student discounts upon showing a valid student id. Here you may find money saving tips while studying in Denmark.

Job Prospects

  • In Denmark, while EU/EEA students have no restrictions to work, other international students however, are only allowed to work for 20 hr/week during study periods and full-time during June, July, and August and, they also require a work sticker/permit on their passport in order to do so.
  • Student Permit remains valid for additional 6 months upon graduation, allowing students to seek employment in Denmark and can then be converted to. Learn more here


  • Denmark has a temperate maritime climate; the weather is unpredictable and frequently changes throughout the day. The country has mild winters with temperatures ranging from -5°C to 5°C and cool summers with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 20°C on average. It is important to note, however, that temperatures can sometimes fall below freezing in the winter and reach as high as 30°C in the summer.
  • International students should bring warm clothing for the winter months, including a heavy coat, boots, gloves, and a hat, to prepare for the climate in Denmark. They should also bring light layers in the spring and autumn, as well as comfortable, breathable clothing in the summer.