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Danish language courses

Why not take the opportunity to learn Danish while you're here? The courses are free of charge and you can choose between a Danish class during the semester or a summer course.

Danish course

The Danish courses are taught during the semester (approx. 8-10 weeks) and start in the second week of each semester.

The courses take between four to six hours a week and take place at DTU.

Sign up for a course.

Summer course in Danish Language and Culture

Another option is to take a three-week long ECTS credited course in Danish language and culture during the summer holidays.

Dates: next Summer Course from 5 - 25 August 2018

ECTS: 5 points. However, full degree students will not be able to include the course in their DTU curriculum.

Course Content

The objective of the course is to introduce you to the Danish language and culture in order to enable you to communicate in simple, everyday situations. The course is concluded with an exam and you will receive a certificate. 

Language classes are held in the morning from 9 a.m. - noon. 

Instruction in Danish culture and history in the afternoon from 2 - 5 p.m. The cultural component of the course will give you a broad knowledge of the Danish society—including the political system, the labour market, Danish industry, literature, and customs.There will also be excursions to places of historical and cultural relevance.

You will be taught by professional Danish teachers with many years of experience in teaching international students. All teachers have a very friendly and personal approach to their students.


The course takes place at one of the most popular hotels in Eastern Jutland, located in the beautiful countryside close to the picturesque towns of Ebeltoft and Aarhus.
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Accommodation and meals

Accommodation in single or double rooms. Each room has ensuite facilities and meals are included in the prize. 

Accommodation cost

There is no tuition fee for this course, but you must pay an accommodation fee of EUR 1,700. The fee covers accommodation, meals, and excursions.


Deadline is usually in the month of June. Please send the application form by e-mail to

If you want to read what last year's participants had to say about the course, please check our Facebook page.