Denmark, the first Nordic country that joined the EU on 1st January 1973, has some 31 institutions of higher education. Although Denmark introduced tuition fees for non-EU students, EU and exchange students still enjoy free tuition. At the same time, Danish institutions have also developed scholarships/funds and other types of financial assistance for those students who have to pay tuition. The aim is to attract the best students from all over the world to study in Denmark. In fact, over 22000 international students decided to study in Denmark in 2009.
Top Reasons to Study in Denmark
- Happiest Country in the World.
- A well organized, friendly & safe Country
- An innovation educational system of high international quality
- Students can earn while studying
- Business hub of Europe
- Spouse visa available
- Health insurance covered by government.
Documents for a Student Visa in Denmark
In the most convoluted case scenario, all the documents and trips you will have to take are:
- Language proficiency proof;
- Visa fee payment proof (310 EUR);
- Minimum funds proof (around 1000 EUR/month);
- Acceptance letter from your university;
- A signed, completed application form;
- A valid passport or another form of travel document;
- A passport photo;
- Travel insurance;
- The detailed information regarding your study programme;
- Proof regarding accommodation arrangement during your studies.
- Getting a registration certificate
Check with the Regional State Administration (Statsforvaltningen) within three months upon your arrival in Denmark. You will have to present:
- Your passport
- two passport-type photos
- the letter of admission from the university.
- All non-EU citizens aged over 18 must have their photograph, fingerprints and signature recorded digitally when they submit their application for a Danish residence permit.
Disclaimer: Visa fee is subjected to change without prior notice. Candidates are suggested to confirm the fees before submission of the application.