Danish language courses for international students at the University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen offers Danish Language courses to international students during the pre-semesters (January and August) and during the study terms (September-December & February-May).


For exchange students at the University of Copenhagen

The registration form for admitted exchange students is found here.

For questions on how to enrol as an exchange student, please contact International Education and Grants at the University of Copenhagen.

For full degree and guest students at the University of Copenhagen

Full degree and guest students at the University of Copenhagen can register for the Danish language course on a fee-paying basis. For instructions on how to apply for the course, please refer to the section that describes your student status below:

Non-EU/EEA guest students: If you have been admitted to the University of Copenhagen by International Education and Grants and have paid tuition fees for the course, you should register for the course using the form for international exchange students.

EU/EEA guest students: EU/EEA guest students are required to pay tuition fees in order to register for the course.

Information on the application procedure and tuition fee rates is found on the Faculty’s website: How to register as a guest student at the Faculty of Humanities

Full degree students: Full degree students are required to pay tuition fees in order to register for the course. It is not possible to take the Danish Language Course as a master’s-level elective. The means that the ECTS credits are not included in your master’s degree programme, but instead reflected as an extracurricular bachelor’s-level course element..

If you wish to register for the Danish Language Course as a fee-paying course participant at the University of Copenhagen, please refer to the Faculty’s website: How to register as a guest student at the Faculty of Humanities

For more information on course content, please contact:

  • Danish Language Courses (Semester and Pre-semester)
    Course coordinator: Casper Lindblad Andresen.
    danlangc@hum.ku.dk