Denmark is a European country located in the northernmost part of Europe. It is a Scandinavian country which means they’ve got a history of Vikings. Denmark is a small country present in northern part of Germany. Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark. Denmark is the country with oldest flag. Danish monarchy is one of the oldest and most popular monarchy in the world.

Why Denmark

Denmark is one of the most developed country in the world. Denmark is a western European country with one of the best education systems in the world. Denmark is a country rich in history, natural and architectural beauty. Like other European countries, Denmark also has some of the best university in the world. Denmark is also an affordable place to study in comparison to other abroad study destinations like USA, Canada or Australia. Denmark is also a country with developing economy so there are a lot of job opportunity once they’ve got their education in Denmark. Denmark produces some of the best students in the field of medicine, engineering and finance.

Education System

Danish education system is one of the best in the world. Denmark is known for having some of the best university in the world and their education system is one of the best in the world. They are home to one of the best universities in Europe. The degree’s provided by Danish universities are of three types: 1. Bachelor’s degree 2. Master’s degree 3. Doctorate degree Colleges and universities: Denmark like most of the other countries in the world have two major types of universities. Private and public universities. These universities have high global ranking and also produce skilled human resources. Degree’s in Denmark are provided mainly by two types of universities. Public university: Public university are the university funded by the government and work for non-profit with the main goal of making students who are capable of leading the nation and world in the future. These universities are cheaper than private university and are also somewhat better than them in various aspects. Private university: Private universities are the universities owned by a person or a organization with sole purpose of profit. They also provide high quality education to students but they are relatively more expensive than public universities. They rely on student’s funding to run making it more expensive than the public options.


Cost of attending a public university in Denmark is pretty much cheaper than that in other abroad study destinations like USA, Canada, UK. But the cost of living can be high as it is a Scandinavian country. Cost also depends upon the city, university and course you’re applying to. Tuition Tuition fees on Danish university is different for international students than that to Danish students. The tuition cost depends on the course and the university mainly. On average: Public universities: 5000 euro to 10000 euro a year (undergraduate program) : 8000 euro to 15000 euro a year (graduate program) Private universities: 6000 euro to 15000 euro a year (undergraduate program) : 10000 euro to 18000 euro a year (graduate program) Danish people and students from EU do not have to pay any tuition fees.


Accommodation The cost of living in Denmark depends totally on the place that you’re staying in. In big cities like Copenhagen the cost of living is high and in country side is low. On average rent in Denmark can cost anywhere around €300 to €800 per month, depending on the city and type of housing. Also, the cost of groceries and other goods may come anywhere between €200 to €300 per month. So, if you’re able to be financially responsible and spend money wisely, cost of living in Denmark will not be very expensive. Denmark is a expensive country so if you spend money haphazardly without being accountable of your actions, you may face many problems so there is a great need to live according to your needs and capacity.

Work in Denmark

Like most of the other European countries, Denmark also allows students to work 20 hours a week during schooldays and full time along with overtime during summer breaks. The average pay is €10-€15 an hour. So, if you work for twenty hours a week for a month then you’ll be able to afford living and save up some money for tuition. And during 2-3 months summer holidays students can earn enough money to be able to fund their tuition and also save up some amount of money for their future. Students can get various working opportunity on and off campus to get a part time job. Some of the most popular works that international students do in Denmark to fund their education are working in a fast food chain, barista, tutor, teacher’s assistant, research assistant, and other works. Denmark being a developed European country people there do not judge students who are willing to work hard in order to be able to fund their education.

Learning New Language

Learning Danish is not compulsory to get into a Danish university. Most of the universities in Denmark provide courses in English so any person with English proficiency can apply to Danish universities and colleges and get there. But a English proficiency test like IELTS, PTE or TOFEL is compulsory in order to get into a Danish university to the students who are not from a country with English as native language. But if you wish to work in Denmark then learning Danish would be necessary. In order to get job in Denmark after studies you will need to have good knowledge of Danish language to be able to get job easily. Also, if you’re studying in rural parts of Denmark then you might need to have some understanding of Danish language because most people might not be able to communicate in English and in order to get part time job in those places you’ll need to have good knowledge of Danish language. But in overall learning Danish is not compulsory to get into a Danish university but it would be good if you learn some because it will surely help to be familiar with the society.

Admission Procedure and document checklist

As international students do not have access to Public Health System of Australia provided to its citizens, they are suggested to do OHSC in order to cover for their treatments and services which even includes emergencies. It does not include optical, dental treatments, but it includes all the services covered by Australian public health system. It costs around 565AUD/year and it is important as it ensures the financial security in case something was to happen to the student. It is compulsory for the students studying in Australia because there are chances of student getting into some minor or major health hazards and as Australian health care system is pretty expensive, getting this insurance our financial safety.

Visa process and condition

In order to get students, visa a student must be accepted by a Danish university full time. As the students come on student visa, there are some restrictions and rules that may follow being a student.

  • Students must be remained enrolled full time and complete the course in the given time.
  • Regular attendance and progress are required.
  • Student must leave the country once their visa expires.
  • Students are allowed to work for only 20 hours a week On-campus throughout the semester. (can work full time during summer holiday and other long breaks) After completion of education in Denmark, students are given around 2 years to find a job in the field they have a degree in.

If they manage to land a job in given period of time with a minimum income mentioned by the government, they can get a work visa which will help in achieving a PR.

Quick Facts

Denmark is a European country with a rich history. The culture and tradition there are a lot different that the one in Nepal. So, Nepalese students can face cultural shock on their first visit to Denmark. It is a country with heavy consumption of alcohol as it is a Scandinavian country. Denmark is also one of the least corrupt country. Denmark is a country with architectural beauty and living in EU would mean that you can go and visit neighboring countries in your holidays without having to get any visa. It is the best advantage of living in a European country and studying there. Also, nowadays there are a lot of Nepalese, Indian and other Asian students in Denmark so it will not feel like a totally new world. But students must not spend too much money in the name of enjoyment because it is an expensive country and students can face a lot of problems if they’re unable to be financially stable during their period of study. Overall the Danish people are very welcoming to the international students and the work study and the overall environment in Denmark is very wholesome.