Studying in Denmark for students from UE countries is free of charge. The only thing that should be taken up on one’s own is the purchase of educational materials, textbooks, etc. There are also small living costs, as you need about 3000-4000, or 1500-3000 PLN per month. The amounts are therefore comparable to those paid while studying one of the largest academic centers in Europe.

Higher Education System in Denmark

Danish universities can boast of a very practical teaching system. Classes in small groups, projects and internships are only part of the classes that allow students to acquire - in addition to bare knowledge – very specific practical skills. An interesting form of study are faculty classes, during which students of various majors prepare joint projects. Thanks to that, they learn the principles of team work, organization and division of responsibilities, and at the same time everyone trains in their field. With no doubts, the conditions prevailed at universities additionally encourage to study. Spacious rooms, modern equipment, access to libraries and a reading room available round the clock, free Internet access throughout the campus - these are just a few facilities to mention. city 869591 640

The relationships between students and lecturers are also quite different than in other EU countries. - Despite the lack of a typical professor-student relationship, students have great respect for their lecturers. It may be a surprise for some of you that we address them by name. What's more, you can always visit them in their office without an appointment and talk about any subject, not only related to the classes - says Agnieszka, a student at VIA University College. Danish tutors are very open, acting as a a personal coach who watches over the education process by giving advice and and sharing their experience.

Recruitment Process at Danish Universities and Required Documents

To study in Denmark, you only need a secondary school certificate or Bachelor’s degree course completed, plus the knowledge of English which makes that all sufficient to have a try. It is worth mentioning that in order to study at a foreign university, you do not need to have straight ‘’A’s’’ on your certificate. Most often admission thresholds are similar to those applicable at Polish universities. An additional requirement is the level of English, which must be quite high. This is because the classes take place in this language. However, not all universities require a certificate confirming English. Skills are checked during the interview and test. The academic year in Denmark begins on two dates: at the turn of August and September and in February.


- The application should be accompanied by a cover letter and at least two recommendation letters, e.g. from teachers, employers or other people who can certify our activity. Then the candidate is waiting for an interview with representatives of the university. But no worries, no one will check your actual secondary school knowledge at the time. The purpose is to check your motivation, interpersonal skills and predispositions to be a leader in the group - explains Karol from

An outline of Danish study:

  • To start up a first-cycle program in Denmark, a compulsory school-leaving qualification and fluent English are sufficient (a certificate is not required).
  • Studying is completely free and the costs of living are only slightly higher than those in large Polish cities.
  • AP Degree studies last two years; BA degree studies from 3 to 4 years.
  • Danish lecturers individually approach each student - you can count on direct contact with them.

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