Study Abroad in Denmark

One of the key goals for Denmark is creating a green and sustainable society. More than 20 percent of Denmark’s energy already comes from renewable energy and the goal is to reach 100 percent by 2050. Much of the renewable energy comes from wind turbines and Denmark is a world leader when it comes to developing new technology.

The Danish cycling culture is another example of a green and sustainable society. Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and Copenhagen alone has around 400 km of cycle paths and about 40 percent of the capital’s population commute to work by bicycle.

Denmark has four seasons, warm and sunny Summer, colorful Autumn, cold, snowy Winter and green fresh Spring.

denmark Denmark Flag Map

*Video courtesy of The Official YouTube channel of Denmark

Program Details

  • Age Requirements:
    Must be between the ages of 16 and 19
    For August arrival: students need to turn at least 16 the calendar year of arrival and if they turn 19 on the calendar year of arrival they are too old for our program.
    For January arrival: students need to turn at least 17 the calendar year of arrival and if they turn 20 on the calendar year of arrival they are too old.
  • Fully Vetted Danish Host Families:
    Our host families live all over Denmark and are looking forward to welcoming you into their home and showing you their everyday life. The typical Danish family is fairly small, with one or two adults and children, but they all look different. What they have in common is that they are all friendly and have a genuine interest in cultural exchange.
  • By staying with a Danish host family, you will gain a true insight into the culture and everyday life in Denmark. You will get the chance to know a caring family as well as to practice your language skills everyday. It is the ultimate way to get a close insight into the Danish society.

Dates

  • Academic Year: Aug 22, 2020 – June 5, 2021
  • Fall Semester: Aug 22, 2020 – Dec 12, 2020
    Soft Landing Camp: Aug 19 – Aug 22, 2020
  • Spring Semester: Jan 16, 2021 – June 5, 2021
    Soft Landing Camp: Jan 12 – Jan 16, 2021
  • 3 month Fall program: Aug 22 – Nov 14, 2020
    Soft Landing Camp: Aug 19 – Aug 22, 2020
  • 3 month Spring program: Jan 16 – April 10, 2021
    Soft Landing Camp: Jan 12 – Jan 16, 2021
  • 2 month Fall program: Aug 22 – Oct 22, 2020
    Soft Landing Camp: Aug 19 – Aug 22, 2020
  • 2 month Spring program: Jan 16, 2021 – March 16, 2021
    Soft Landing Camp: Jan 12 – Jan 16, 2021
  • Fall Application Deadline: April 1st
  • Spring Application Deadline: October 1st

Program Costs

  • Academic Year – $7,500
  • Semester – $7,300
  • 3 months – $4,500
  • 2 months – $4,300

Required International Health/Liability Insurance:

  • Academic Year – $660
  • Semester – $390
  • 3 months – $300
  • 2 months – $200

$1000 deposit due with application

Optional additions:
– Soft Landing Camp in Copenhagen – $560
– Metro Guarantee– $900
– Regional Guarantee– $615
– Sports Guarantee– $280

**Prices are subject to change**

High School System

Compulsory education in Denmark ends after lower secondary education (about the age of fifteen). Upper secondary education normally includes students from the age of sixteen to nineteen and is divided into two sections: general education and vocational. The general education track, which qualifies students for access to higher education, includes the Gymnasium, the higher preparatory examination (HF-program), the higher commercial examination (HHX-program) and the higher technical examination (HTX-program). Vocational or technical education is also offered and is primarily for access to the labor market.

*While there is no language requirement for our program, students should make every attempt to become familiar with the local language before arrival and continue to study while in the country. Classes will be taught in Danish. English is widely understood and spoken in Scandinavia.

Program Includes

Public high school acceptance

Volunteer host family placement

Visa support documents

Pre-departure orientation

Airport pick up

Local orientation upon arrival

Monitoring and supervision by local partner while in Denmark

24-hour emergency support

Program Does Not Include

International airfare

Domestic transportation to host family and within Denmark

School textbooks and lunches

Extracurricular expenses for clubs, sports, etc.

Passport/visa/resident card fees

Personal spending money