Affordable Tuition Universities in Denmark - How to Apply and Tuition Fees

Low tuition universities and colleges in Denmark for international students, tuition fees, cost of living in Denmark and admission requirements are what we will consider in this article. But before I do that, I will like to let you know what Denmark is internationally known for. 

Denmark is known for its cheap and affordable tuition universities and colleges where international students with low financial income can study their dream courses. It is also a popular international study destination in central Europe. Arriving at Denmark, you will discover that high-quality English-taught degree courses are operated there and innovative teaching methods which are practical based are used.

The very good European standard of living and diversified study subjects make Danish universities important contenders on the international higher education market. Before you finally decide if to study in Denmark or not, let’s consider other factors.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees to study at Bachelor’s or Master’s level is free only for students coming from the EU/EEA area and also students participating in an exchange programme in Denmark. Most programmes are free but not all. All international students will have to pay some tuition fees of about 6,000 Euro.

Besides this, the tuition fees will also depend on the course you want to study and the university offering the course. Above all, the average tuition fees is around 12,000 – 15,000 Euro/year. If you have the following you won’t have to pay tuition fees as well 

Permanent residence permit in Denmark, 
Temporary residence permit which can be changed to a permanent one, 
Parent from a non-EU/EEA country who is already working in Denmark.

Cost of Living

Costs of living as an international student are generally higher when compared to most places. If you want to live in the major cities like Copenhagen, you have to budget your expenses wisely so that you can put down the cost. About 700 to 900 Euros every month can cater for your needs and will cover expenses like accommodation, books, food etc. But living in minor cities in my opinion should be the best option since the living cost is cheaper.

How to Apply

The Danish Immigration Service recommends that the application be submitted in about 2-3 months before your expected arrival. If you are an international student, send your application to the Danish mission in the country you come from or have lived in for the past 3 months.

 You can also obtain the application forms from the mission or from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. If there is no Danish mission in the country in question, you can contact the mission of the Schengen country, which represents Denmark. 

Admission requirements

The admission requirements are not the same for all courses or programmes. It is advisable to get this information from the institution you wish to study in. We can still assist you on that. All you need to do is to send us the name of a university in Denmark that you may want to study in via a mail, the course and the level of study.

Admission requirements for undergraduate programmes:

Proof of proficiency in English
Proof of proficiency in Danish if the programme is taught in Danish
You must pass the entry test given

Admission requirements for master’s programmes: 
A good Bachelor’s degree  standard or equivalent
Proof of proficiency in English
Proof of proficiency in Danish if the programme is taught in Danish

Admission requirements for PhD’s programmes:

A master’s degree that can be compared to a two-year Danish master’s degree
Proof of proficiency in English
Proof of proficiency in Danish if the programme is taught in Danish

The Danish Agency for International Education could be of help if you visit their webpage for general information on assessment of foreign qualifications for admission to the Danish higher education programmes.

Cheap Tuition Universities and Colleges in Denmark

  • Aalborg Business College
  • Aalborg University
  • Aarhus school of Business
  • Copenhagen Business School
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Roskilde University
  • Royal Danish School of Pharmacy
  • Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Copenhagen

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