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					                           Your study. Your
                             perspective.
                 If you are thinking about studying in Denmark, you will have some basic questions. Find your
                                                         answers here




Info pack                    Index
All Topics                   1.     Study Options                                                                         6
                                        Introduction                                                                      6
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                                        Degree Programmes                                                                 7
May 13, 2011
                                        Undergraduates                                                                    7
                                        Academy Profession degree                                                         7
                                        Bachelor’s degrees                                                                8
STUDY                                   Postgraduate Study                                                                8
                                        PhD                                                                               9
IN DENMARK
                                        Exchange programmes                                                               9
The Danish Agency for                   Short-term programmes and summer schools                                          9
International Education
Fiolstraede 44
                             2.     Admission Requirements                                                               11
DK-1171 Copenhagen K                   Introduction                                                                      11
                                       Undergraduate programmes                                                          11
Tel:     +45 3395 7000
                                       Postgraduate Programmes                                                           11
Fax:     +45 3395 7001
Email:   iu@iu.dk                      Candidatus/Master's programmes                                                    11
Web:     www.ui.dk                     PhD                                                                               11
                                       Application deadlines                                                             12
                                       Undergraduates                                                                    12
                                       Postgraduates                                                                     12
                             3.     Tuition fees and scholarships                                                        13
                                         Introduction                                                                    13
                                         Tuition                                                                         13
                                         Scholarships and Grants                                                         13
                                         Danish Government Scholarships                                                  13
                                         The Danish State Educational Support – SU                                       14
                                         Erasmus Mundus                                                                  14
                                         Fulbright Commission                                                            14
                                         Ploteus database                                                                14
                                         The Researcher’s Mobility Portal                                                14
                                         Nordplus & Tempus                                                           15
                                         Domestic scholarships and grants                                                15
                             4.                Wa     Teaching
                                    The Danish Way of Teaching                                                           16



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         Introduction                                                         16
         The Danish Way of Teaching                                           16
         Working with new knowledge                                           16
         The Danish Education System                                          17
         The Danish grading system                                            17
5.                             Assurance
     Accreditation and Quality Assurance                                      19
         Introduction                                                         19
         Accreditation and Quality Assurance                                  19
         Your guarantee of a quality experience                               19
6.                           Tape
     Permits, Visas and Red Tape                                              20
         Introduction                                                         20
         Residence permits for non-EU citizens                                20
         FAQs                                                                 21
         Registration certificate for EU/EEA citizens                         22
         Nordic citizens                                                      22
         Visas                                                                22
         The Civil Registration System                                        23
         To obtain a civil registry number on the basis of residence you must
         meet all the following conditions...                                 23
         Recommended steps to register in Denmark for students coming to study
         in Denmark for one semester or longer                                24
7.   Health and Safety                                                        26
         Introduction                                                         26
         Healthcare                                                           26
         Staying in Denmark without registering with the Civil Registration
         System                                                               26
         Students from EU/EEA or Switzerland                                  26
         Residing in Denmark when registering with the Civil Registration
         System                                                               26
         Emergencies                                                          27
         Safety                                                               27
         Emergency contacts                                                   27
         Insurance                                                            28
         Culture shock                                                        28
8.   Housing in Denmark                                                       30
        Introduction                                                          30
        Finding a place to live                                               30
        Types of accommodation                                                30
        Student halls of residence (‘kollegier’)                              30
        Private housing (‘privat værelse’)                                    30
        Housing culture                                                       31
        How to find accommodation                                             31
        Housing links                                                         31
        Copenhagen                                                            32
        Århus                                                                 32
        Aalborg                                                               32
        Odense                                                                32
        Esbjerg                                                               32
        Sønderborg                                                            32
        Housing benefit (‘Boligsikring’)                                      32
        FAQs                                                                  33
9.   Learning Danish                                                          34



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          Introduction                                                34
          Language courses                                            34
          Online learning                                             34
10.   Working in Denmark                                              35
         Introduction                                                 35
         Hours and Legalities                                         35
         Student Jobs                                                 35
         Taxes                                                        36
         How do I pay tax in Denmark?                                 36
         What is a tax card?                                          36
         How do I get a tax card?                                     36
         Leaving Denmark                                              37
         After graduation                                             37
11.   Lifestyle                                                       39
           Introduction                                               39
           Money                                                      39
           Budget Example                                             39
           Sample prices:                                             40
           Table                                                      40
           Tuition fees                                               40
           Scholarships and grants                                    41
           In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be...   41
           You are not eligible for a scholarship if...               41
           The Danish State Educational Support – SU                  42
           Erasmus Mundus                                             42
           Fulbright Commission                                       42
           Ploteus database                                           42
           The Researcher’s Mobility Portal                           42
           Nordplus & Tempus                                      42
           Domestic scholarships and grants                           42
           Public libraries                                           43
           Clubs and associations                                     43
           Leisure time                                               44
12.   Travel
      Travel                                                          45
          Introduction                                                45
          Gateway to Europe                                           45
          Around Denmark                                              45
          Arriving from abroad                                        46
          Arriving in eastern Denmark                                 46
          Bicycle culture                                             47




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             Your study. Your perspective.

             If you are thinking about studying in Denmark, you will have some
             basic questions:


                             •   Which programmes are available in English?
                             •   What are the academic benefits?
                             •   What are the job opportunities?
                             •   Do I need a visa?
                             •   How much money will I need to live on?
                             •   And what about accommodation, insurance and learning Danish?

             This official Danish student guide provides you with the answers to these and
             many other questions. Enjoy :)




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             1. Study Options
             All programmes taught in English at Danish higher education institutions

             Introduction

             Danish higher education institutions offer a range of opportunities for
             international students. All programmes are internationally recognised and of the
             highest quality. More than 500 programmes are taught in English. To gain
             admission, you must meet both the academic and language requirements. You can
             choose between several types of programmes taught entirely in English:

             – Degree programmes
             – Exchange programmes
             – Short-term programmes and summer schoolsac

             The scope of our offering is vast. We have the right course for you, whether you
             are interested in a research-oriented programme or more hands-on vocational
             training. What’s more, our system is flexible. You can choose between three types
             of Danish educational institutions. Thanks to credit transfer opportunities, you will
             sometimes be able to move between institutions.


               TUDY PROGRAMME
              STUDY PROGRAMME                                              INSTITUTIONS
                                                                           INSTITUTIONS


                       ACADEMY PROFESSION            PROGRAMMES
              2-YEAR ACADEMY PROFESSION (AP) PROGRAMMES                    ACADEMIES OF
              The Academy Profession programmes combine theory             PROFESSIONAL
                                                                           PROFESSIONAL
              with practice and are suited for employment in business              EDUCATION
                                                                           HIGHER EDUCATION
              and industry. The programmes are available in a range        (Erhvervsakademier)
              of disciplines, including business, technology, IT,
              multimedia, food industry, tourism, etc.                     UNIVERSITY
                                                                           COLLEGES
                                                                           (Professionshøjskoler)
                                                                           (Professionshøjskoler)


                            PROFESSIONAL BA
              3-4 1/2 YEAR PROFESSIONAL BACHELOR'S
              PROGRAMMES
              PROGRAMMES                                                   ACADEMIES OF
              The Professional Bachelor’s programmes combine               PROFESSIONAL
                                                                           PROFESSIONAL
              theoretical study with practical application in a range of           EDUCATION
                                                                           HIGHER EDUCATION
              subject areas such as business, education, engineering,      (Erhvervsakademier)
              IT, nursing, social work, etc. Work placements are
              always included in the programmes, which prepare             UNIVERSITY
              students to enter specific professions.                      COLLEGES
                                                                           (Professionshøjskoler)
                                                                           (Professionshøjskoler)

                                                                           UNIVERSITIES

                     BA            PROGRAMMES
              3-YEAR BACHELOR'S PROGRAMMES                                 UNIVERSITIES
              The university Bachelor’s programme is research-based
              and provides students with a broad academic
              foundation as well as specialised knowledge. The




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              programmes qualify students to enter the labour
              market and to pursue post-graduate studies.

                      CANDIDATUS/MASTER'S PROGRAMMES
              2-YEAR CANDIDATUS/MASTER'S PROGRAMMES                        UNIVERSITIES
              The Candidatus/Master’s programme is research-based
              and gives students a theoretical knowledge combined
              with the ability to apply this practically. Upon
              completion of the programme, students can enter the
              labour market or undertake further studies (PhD).

                           PROGRAMMES
              3-YEAR PHD PROGRAMMES                                        UNIVERSITIES
              The PhD programme is research-based and contains
              independent research, teaching, participation in
              research networks and often placements at other,
              primarily foreign, research institutions. The PhD
              programme holds various opportunities for financial
              support.


             Degree Programmes

             International students can choose from more than 500 degree programmes.

             Undergraduates


             Before choosing your programme, you first need to decide on the purpose of your
             studies. What is your ultimate goal? Do you want a professional qualification that
             will lead to a specific career? Then you might wish to consider one of the Academy
             Profession or Professional Bachelor’s programmes. These tend to be fairly
             structured, with periods of compulsory work placement. However, if you are
             focused on academic achievement, you may prefer a more research-based
             Bachelor’s degree. They offer more time for independent study, group activities
             and project work.

             Academy Profession degree


             An Academy Profession (AP) degree programme is for you if you seek employment
             in business and industry. Combining theory and practice, AP degree programmes
             are developed in close collaboration with representatives from their respective
             professional sector. This ensures that the skills you’ll acquire will be as current and
             advanced as possible. You will learn to identify, select and analyse data and
             information from a variety of sources. In addition to attending lectures, AP
             students often undertake project work in small or larger groups. You will also
             complete work placements in Danish or overseas companies – giving you the
             chance to apply your skills and knowledge in practice.

             An AP programme normally lasts two years, with each year divided into two
             semesters. They are offered at academies of professional higher education
             (‘Erhvervsakademier’). These can be found all over Denmark.

             Facilitating close contact between students and local companies, they offer a niche
             set of programmes and tend to be smaller than universities. Some examples of AP
             programmes taught in English are: communications, computer science, design and




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             technology, hospitality and tourism management, marketing management and
             multimedia design.

                   characteristics
             Main characteristics (AP)
             Two years (120 Europe Credit and Transfer Accumulation System credits)
             Focus on applied learning and professional skills
             Collaboration with business and industry
             Work placements

             Bachelor’s degrees


             There are two kinds of Bachelor’s degrees offered by Danish higher education
             institutions: a Professional Bachelor’s degree and a University Bachelor’s degree.

                             Bachelor’
             A Professional Bachelor ’s degree qualifies you to enter a specific profession. It is
             awarded after three to four and a half years of study. In addition to attending
             lectures, students participate in seminars, project work and group activities. The
             theoretical foundation is also applied practically through work placements. To
             complete the programme successfully, students must submit a final project.
             Professional Bachelor’s degrees are offered at university colleges
             (‘Professionshøjskoler’). These institutions have strong links to businesses and
             universities, as well as other research institutes within their region. With a great
             selection of subject areas to choose from, including engineering, IT management,
             nursing, health and nutrition, teacher training, journ
             alism and social education, university colleges offer you a unique opportunity to
             undertake a career-oriented education programme. Most programmes give access
             to further study at the postgraduate level.

                   characteristics (Prof.BA)
             Main characteristics (Prof.BA)
             3 to 4½ years (180-270 ECTS credits)
             Oriented towards specific professions
             Theory and practice in one programme

                            Bachelor’
             The University Bachelor ’s degree is awarded after the completion of a three-year
             undergraduate programme, normally undertaken within one or two subject areas.
             Teaching is research-based. It provides students with a broad academic
             foundation, as well as specialised knowledge. Towards the end of the programme
             you are required to submit a final project. The programme qualifies you to either
             enter the labour market or to pursue postgraduate studies.

                  characteristics
             Main characteristics (University Bachelor)
             Three years (180 ECTS credits)
             Research-based education
             Predominantly theoretical
             Preparation for postgraduate study

             Postgraduate Study


             Candidatus/Master’
             Candidatus/Master ’s degree
             A Candidatus/Master’s degree is an advanced, research-based course that takes two
             years. It will give you exceptional theoretical knowledge, combined with the
             ability to apply it practically. It includes a final dissertation (normally 30-60 ECTS
             credits) or, in certain subjects, a more practical project. A broad range of
             interdisciplinary programmes have been developed to meet the needs of a




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             globalised, knowledge-based society. Upon completion of the programme, you will
             be able to enter the labour market or undertake further studies (e.g. a PhD).

                  characteristics
             Main characteristics (Master's degree)
             Two years (120 ECTS credits)
             Research-based
             Career oriented

             PhD


             A Danish PhD usually lasts three years. They are offered at research institutions
             and universities that have established a PhD school. These educational
             establishments all offer excellent research, library and laboratory facilities. You
             will be able to conduct in-depth research under expert supervision and with access
             to the latest equipment and information. Teaching and completion of a dissertation
             are both integral to the programme. PhD students are often encouraged to
             participate in research networks, including placements at overseas research
             institutions. A range of funding opportunities are available, please visit
             Researchers Mobility Portal for more information.

                  characteristics
             Main characteristics (PhD)
             Three years (180 ECTS credits)
             Research
             Teaching required
             Opportunities for financial support]

             Useful links
             Researchers Mobility Portal
             http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/

             Exchange programmes

             If you want to study in Denmark as an exchange student, you must already be
             enrolled at a higher education institution. Usually, such students come to Denmark
             through an agreement like Erasmus or a governmental bilateral agreement. We
             advise you to contact your own educational establishment first to find out more.
             However, if you don’t find any helpful information there, please contact the
             international office of the Danish institution where you wish to study.

             Short-term programmes and summer schools

             International students have many options in terms of short-term study
             programmes or summer schools in English. Both give you the opportunity to
             increase your skills and knowledge, within and outside your field of study. They
             also provide a unique chance to work with Danish and other international
             students. If you are considering studying in Denmark, a summer school is a great
             introduction. They typically last between four to six weeks.

             Useful links:
             Visit the Danish higher education Institutions and see the short-term programmes
             and summer schools on offer
             http://www.studyindenmark.dk/study-in-denmark/danish-higher-education-
             institutions




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             Studyindenmark.dk's database will help you find the study programme you are
             looking for. All higher education courses taught in English are listed here. Please
             use the search function or select one of the course categories.
             http://www.studyindenmark.dk/study-in-denmark/find-your-international-study-
             programme




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             2. Admission Requirements
             Admission requirements and assessment of your academic qualifications

             Introduction

             In Denmark, each institution is responsible for its own admissions. Requirements
             vary from programme to programme. Further information about entrance
             qualifications, additional tests and potential credit transfers can be obtained from
             the institutions' admissions offices. However, the Danish Agency for International
             Education also provides general information on the assessment of foreign
             qualifications. Please visit en.iu.dk (Assessment and recognition)

             Undergraduate programmes

             You can apply for an undergraduate programme if you hold a qualification
             comparable to a Danish qualifying examination. To check whether or not this is the
             case, please contact the institution you are interested in for specific admission
             requirements.

             All programmes require a high standard of English. To prove a satisfactory
             proficiency in English, the language tests TOEFL or IELTS are often used.

             For admission to programmes in Danish, you also have to prove that you are
             proficient in Danish. You will be required to take a test called ‘Danish as a Foreign
             Language’ (‘Studieprøven i dansk som andetsprog’) or ‘Danish Test 2’ (‘Danskprøve
             2’). Some programmes may require you to have passed ‘Danish Test 3’
             (‘Danskprøve 3’).

             Certain study programmes have additional admission requirements, such as
             previous study of a specific subject area or practical work experience. For more
             information on foreign qualifications and entry to Danish higher education, please
             click http://en.iu.dk/entry

             Postgraduate Programmes

             Candidatus/Master's programmes


             Admission requirements for Candidatus/Master's programmes are:
             - an internationally recognised Bachelor's degree of good standard or equivalent
             - proof of proficiency in English
             - proof of proficiency in Danish, if the programme is taught in Danish

             PhD


             To embark on a PhD, you generally need to have a Master's/Candidatus degree or
             equivalent. In some areas, a four-year PhD programme is offered to students who
             have completed a Bachelor’s qualification and one year of study at postgraduate
             level.




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             Application deadlines

             Undergraduates


             For undergraduate studies, the admission deadline is 15 March for courses starting
             in August or September. A few institutions have additional intakes in January or
             February. For those courses, the deadline is 1 September. The application forms are
             available from the institutions approximately two months before the deadline.

             Postgraduates


             For postgraduate studies, deadlines can vary. We advise you to contact the relevant
             institution directly for more details.




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             3. Tuition fees and scholarships
             Tuition, scholarships and grants

             Introduction

             Students from the European Union and the wider European Economic Area don’t
             pay tuition fees for higher education in Denmark. Similarly, if you are
             participating in an exchange programme, your studies are free of charge.

             Tuition

             Students from the European Union or the wider European Economic Area don’t
             pay tuition fees for higher education in Denmark. Similarly, if you are participating
             in an exchange programme, your studies are free. You also don’t pay for tuition if
             you have a:

                   • permanent residence permit (‘Permanent opholdstilladelse’)
                   • temporary residence permit that can be upgraded to a permanent one
                     (‘Midlertidig opholdstilladelse mmf varigt ophold’)
                   • parent from a non-EU/EEA country who is already working in Denmark

             All other students have to pay tuition fees. Annual tuition fees for full-time degree
             students range from 6,000 to 16,000 Euros.

             Scholarships and Grants

             Denmark offers scholarships and grants to nationals from countries inside and
             outside the EU.

             Danish Government Scholarships


             Danish higher education institutions receive a limited number of government
             scholarships each year to fund highly qualified full-degree students from non-EU/
             EEA countries.

             In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be:

                   • a citizen of a country outside the EU and the European Economic Area
                   • enrolled in a full degree higher education programme
                   • granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark due to education

             You are not eligible for a scholarship:

                   • if you are studying in Denmark on the grounds of a bilateral exchange
                     agreement
                   • if you have a legal claim to the rights of Danish citizens
                   • if you have been granted a residence permit at the time of admission by
                     the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9c, subsection 1, as the child of a
                     foreign citizen who has been granted a residence permit in accordance
                     with the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9a, and who is a citizen of a
                     country that is not acceded to the EU or covered by the EEA agreement



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                   • if you are a student who is eligible for a grant in accordance with Danish
                     Law regarding the State Education Fund

             The scholarships are administered by the higher education institutions, who
             individually decide which students are selected to receive a scholarship. For
             further information about the governement scholarship, please consult the higher
             education institution’s admission details.

             Please note: the government scholarship consists of two parts and can be given as
             full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or grants towards covering your living costs.
             However, as the scholarships are administered by the individual institution, you
             should enquire about further details at the higher education institution of your
             choice.

             The Danish State Educational Support – SU


             The Danish state educational support (SU) is generally only awarded to Danish
             citizens. As an international student you may, however, apply for equal status in so
             far as the state educational support is concerned. You may be granted equal status
             according to:

                   • Danish rules: http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/equalstatusdanishrules.aspx

             or according to

                   • Rules of EU law: http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/equalstatuseurules.aspx

             For details about how to apply, visit the website of the Danish Education Support
             Agency at http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/foreign.aspx

             Erasmus Mundus


             Through the Erasmus Mundus scheme, it is also possible to apply for a scholarship
             to undertake specific Master's degree programmes. These are offered jointly by a
             Danish institution and another European university or college. For further
             information about Erasmus Mundus, please click here: Erasmus Mundus in
             Denmark . Students studying in a European country participating in the Erasmus
             programme can apply for exchange and mobility grants.

             Fulbright Commission


             American students may, for example, be eligible to apply for a Fulbright
             scholarship. Further information is available at the Denmark-American
             Foundation and the Fulbright Commission website.

             Ploteus database


             Several scholarship programmes for students from inside and outside the EU are
             listed at the EU-database Ploteus.

             The Researcher’s Mobility Portal


             PhD students and researchers should look at The Researcher's Mobility Portal.




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             Nordplus & Tempus


             Students in Nordic countries, and certain European countries outside the EU, can
             apply for grants through the Nordplus and Tempus programmes.

             Domestic scholarships and grants


             If you are studying through an exchange agreement or as a visiting student, then
             the possibility of obtaining financial assistance will depend on your home
             institution. There are several options. If you are currently studying in a country
             outside the EU/EEA, we advise you to seek information about grants and
             scholarships there.

             Useful links:

             Danish Cultural Agreement Programmes
             http://en.iu.dk/grants-and-scholarships/cultural-agreements

             Erasmus Mundus in Denmark
             http://en.iu.dk/grants-and-scholarships/erasmus-mundus

             Fulbright Comission
             http://www.wemakeithappen.dk/

             Nordplus
             http://www.nordplusonline.org/

             Tempus
             http://ec.europa.eu/education/external-relation-programmes/doc70_en.htm

             Ploteus
             http://ec.europa.eu/ploteus/

             Researchers Mobility Portal
             http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/




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             4. The Danish Way of Teaching
             The Danish educational system and way of teaching

             Introduction

             As a student in Denmark, you will be playing an active role in your own learning
             process. You will attend lectures, study independently, participate in discussions
             and undertake projects – both on your own and with groups of peers. Evaluation
             will be an ongoing process, through oral and written exams.




             The Danish Way of Teaching

             Danish higher education is renowned for its innovative teaching approach. Our
             education system promotes independent thinking, analytical rigor, collaboration
             and self-expression. The learning environment is informal, creative and driven by
             the exchange of ideas. We see such interaction as the key to fulfilling the student´s
             intellectual potential and as the best possible preparation for the labour market.
             As a student in Denmark, you will be playing an active role in your own learning
             process. As well as attending lectures, you will participate in discussions to help
             develop your critical thinking and communications skills. You will study
             independently, use your initiative and undertake projects – both on your own and
             with groups of peers. Evaluation will be an ongoing process, through oral and
             written exams

             Working with new knowledge


             In addition to traditional lectures and tutorials, project work will allow you to
             work with theory to solve concrete problems. These projects will challenge you to
             be creative, use your initiative, and think freely. They will often be undertaken
             with a group of your fellow students which will give you practice in
             communicating your ideas and combining knowledge.

             As you work with theory, consider new ideas, voice your thoughts and question
             others, you will become more confident in your abilities. It will be challenging, but
             will provide you with an excellent platform for success in your future career.

             An international student describes it this way: “I like that we work in groups. This
             means that you get to meet a lot of different people. And by the end of each
             semester you have met a lot of people that you get to know very well. I also like the
             close relationship between teachers and students. We call them by their first
             names and we work side-by-side.”

             In addition to project work, Danish professors often have experience as working
             professionals, offering students an invaluable practical perspective. Moreover,
             many Danish educational institutions are partnered with local companies and
             public organisations for research purposes. Some programmes thus include the
             opportunity to gain vital work experience.




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             A Danish education provides you with:
             - Strong analytical and communicative skills
             - The ability to work independently and in groups
             - An international profile
             - An excellent foundation for your future career

             Ultimately, you will gain new skills and confidence, as well as an internationally-
             acclaimed qualification.

             The Danish Education System

             The Danish education system offers high quality education and training at all
             levels. Here is an overview of how it progresses for Danes:
             - Pre-school
             - Primary and lower secondary education
             - Upper secondary education
             - Vocational education and training
             - Higher education
             - Adult learning

             Before they start school, most children are in day care, like nurseries and
             kindergarten. Pre-school, which is optional, is followed by nine years of
             compulsory education in primary and lower secondary school. There is an
             optional tenth form. The upper secondary education system includes a range of
             opportunities for young people. Academic programmes allow students to apply for
             entry to higher education. Vocational programmes are aimed at direct entry to the
             labour market.

             The higher education sector includes:

                   • Universities (research-based undergraduate and postgraduate
                     programmes)
                   • University Colleges (Professional Bachelor's programmes)
                   • Academies of Professional Higher Education (short- cycle higher education
                     institutions offering Academy Profession and joint Bachelor's degree
                     programmes.
                   • Adult education - the opportunities for lifelong learning in terms of adult
                     education are many. They are offered at all levels. It is also possible to
                     follow individual courses offered under the Act on Open Education, either
                     at college or university.

             Useful links:
             For further information, please see the website of the Danish Ministry of Education
             www.uvm.dk or the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and
             Innovation http://videnskabsministeriet.dk.

             The Danish grading system

             Throughout our education system, the grading system is the same. On a seven-
             point scale, it is easily comparable to the EU’s European Credit Transfer and
             Accumulation System. A grade of 02 is the minimum grade for passing an exam.

             Sometimes, instead of the seven-point grading scale, a simple pass or fail can be
             given. Your performance will be assessed according to academic targets set for the




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             specific subject or course.

             For more information about grading, please visit the Ministry of Education Order
             on the Grading Scale and Other Forms of Assessment – primary and secondary
             school, short to medium-cycle higher education and Ministry of Science Order on
             the Grading Scale and Other Forms of Assessment – university education.

             Useful Sources
             Ministry of Education Order on the Grading Scale and Other Forms of
             Assessment – primary and secondary school, short to medium-cycle higher
             education (PDF)
             http://en.iu.dk/education-in-denmark/detailed-information/grading-systems/
             Ministry_of_Education_order_262_2007_Grading_Scale.pdf

             Ministry of Science Order on the Grading Scale and Other Forms of Assessment –
             university education (PDF)
             http://en.iu.dk/education-in-denmark/detailed-information/grading-systems/
             Karakterbekendtgoerelse_VTU_EN.pdf




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             5. Accreditation and Quality Assurance
             Accreditation and quality assurance of higher education in Denmark

             Introduction

             Higher education in Denmark is regulated by the state. An ongoing approval and
             evaluation process ensures that all programmes are of the highest quality and
             relevance. Furthermore, many programmes are internationally accredited

             Accreditation and Quality Assurance

             Higher education in Denmark is regulated by the state. Like all public institutions,
             it is subject to an ongoing approval and evaluation process. Educational
             institutions have a high degree of autonomy, but they are required to follow
             national regulations – in terms of teacher qualifications, degree structures and
             examination processes. This ensures that all students obtain an education of the
             highest quality and relevance. Furthermore, many institutions have obtained
             international accreditation for their programmes.

             All institutions of higher education in Denmark use the European Credit Transfer
             and Accumulation System (ECTS), which facilitates international credit transfer.
             You will receive certificates or other types of official documentation for all
             completed courses. If you complete a full degree or a diploma programme, you’ll
             receive a Diploma Supplement in English.

             For further information on ECTS and Diploma Supplements please visit:
             www.studyindenmark.dk/faq/

             Your guarantee of a quality experience

             All higher education institutions in Denmark have agreed to a set of guidelines, a
             code of conduct. This is your guarantee that you will receive proper information,
             guidance and treatment as an international student in Denmark.

             Download the Code of Conduct for all Danish Universities
             http://dkuni.dk/internationalt/retningslinjer/

             Download the Code of Conduct for all Danish University Colleges and Academies of
             Professional Higher Education: http://www.uc-dk.dk/da/infoeng.html




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             6. Permits, Visas and Red Tape
             Visa requirements and other important regulations

             Introduction

             As an international student, we want to make it easy for you to experience our
             beautiful country and internationally acclaimed education system. But, obviously,
             there are some forms to be filled out. Hopefully, they should not prove too
             complicated. As with all things Danish, our bureaucracy is straightforward

             Residence permits for non-EU citizens

             As a non-EU citizen, you can be granted a residence permit to study in Denmark.
             To do so, you must prove in writing that:

             -    You have been accepted as a student to a higher education course at a
             university, college or institute that has been approved by the Danish government.

             -     You are either:

             completing an entire educational programme arranged by a Danish institution of
             higher learning

             or

             a guest student following part of a programme that you have already commenced
             in your country of origin

             -     You can support yourself for the duration of your stay. (Please note: foreign
             students do not usually receive state benefit payments in Denmark. If you make a
             false claim for such assistance, your residence permit may be revoked.)

             -    You have paid for at least the first semester of your course in advance, if you
             are paying tuition fees.

             -    You can speak and understand at least one of the following languages:
             Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German.

             Be careful when filling out your application. An incorrectly completed form could
             jeopardise your chances of success. The process is as follows. First, a
             representative of the educational establishment in Denmark should complete
             section two and attach the required documents. Then, you complete section one
             and attach your own supporting documents. It is up to you to submit the
             application in its entirety. You can do so at your nearest Danish embassy or
             consulate general in your home country. It will then be sent to the Danish
             Immigration Service for processing.

             Please note: From 1 January 2011 onwards, a processing fee will normally be
             charged when applying for a residence permit or an extension of a residence
             permit. The fee for student applications – including PhD students – is 1,600 DKK.
             For further information about fees, please go to http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/
             coming_to_dk/fee/fee.htm



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             Related links

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/studies/post_secondary_education/
             post_secondary_education.htm

             Important information about residence permit extensions: if you want to extend
             your residence permit, you still have to meet all the same criteria as for your
             original application. Also, it is crucial that you apply for an extension before your
             original permit expires – but no sooner than two months before this deadline. If
             you apply after your original permit has expired, your application will be rejected
             because you will be residing illegally in Denmark. You will then have to leave the
                                                                            country.
             country and apply for a residence permit from your home country.

             FAQs

             Are there any additional application fees? Yes, if you submit your application to a
                       any
             Danish diplomatic mission abroad (an embassy or consulate general), you will
             normally have to pay a fee. It varies from country to country. You can find out the
             cost on the website of your local Danish embassy or consulate before submitting
             your application.

             Can I bring my family? Yes, you can if you have been accepted into a higher
             educational programme in Denmark and granted a residence permit. If you wish
             to bring your spouse, registered partner or cohabiting partner, then he/she must
             submit his/her own application as an accompanying family member. If you have
             children under the age of 18, information about them can be included in your
             spouse or partner's application. For details of the application process please click
             here. http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/studies/how_to_apply.htm

             Can I apply once I have arrived in Denmark? No, you must obtain a residence
             permit before entering the country. However, if you are already staying legally in
             Denmark on another kind of residence permit, you can submit your application for
             a student residence permit in Denmark. For more details please click here.
             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/studies/how_to_apply.htm

             How long does it take to get a residence permit? The Danish Immigration Service
                               take
             has a service goal of two months for student applicants. However, the processing
             time is calculated from the date a fully completed application form is submitted. It
             needs to contain all the required information, be signed correctly and include all
             supporting documentation.

             Can I work during my stay as a student? Yes, if you are a Nordic, EU/EEA or Swiss
                                     stay
             citizen, there are no restrictions to the number of hours you can work in Denmark
             while you study. Nordic citizens can work in Denmark without a permit. EU/EEA
             and Swiss citizens must apply for a work permit, which can be done when
             applying for a registration certificate (Link to registration certificate).

             Students from the rest of the world may work in Denmark for up to 15 hours a
             week, as well as full-time during the months of June, July and August. However, it
             requires a work permit sticker in your passport. If you were not granted a work
             permit when you received your permission to study in Denmark, you can apply for
             it at the Danish Immigration Service. Read about how to apply.

             Please note: It is important to note that if you work illegally in Denmark – for
             example by working more than 15 hours in a week as a non-EU/EEA student – the




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             Danish Immigration Service will revoke your residence permit or refuse to extend
             it. You risk deportation. Also, both you and your employer could be imprisoned or
             fined.




             Registration certificate for EU/EEA citizens

             If you are a citizen of the European Union (EU), the wider European Economic
             Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you may stay in Denmark for up to three months
             without a permit. If you work while you are here, you can stay up to six months.
             But if you want to stay longer, you need either a registration certificate (for EU
             citizens or EEA nationals) or a residence card (for Swiss nationals). Unlike a
             residence permit issued under the Danish Aliens Act, these documents are merely
             proof of your existing rights under EU rules on the free movement of people and
             services.

             To obtain your certificate or card, apply to the Regional State Administration
             (‘Statsforvaltning’) within three months of arriving in Denmark. And don’t forget
             your passport or ID card. Like everyone else, you should be able to identify
             yourself and prove your nationality to the Danish police. Click here to learn how to
             apply for your registration certificate or residence card.
             http://www.statsforvaltning.dk/site.aspx?p=6394

             Related links

             http://www.statsforvaltning.dk/site.aspx?p=6394

             Nordic citizens

             Citizens of Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are free to reside, study and work
             in Denmark. You do not need a visa, residence permit or work permit. You can
             even enter Denmark without a passport. However, you must be able to identify
             yourself if required – for example, if you are staying in a hotel or at a campsite.
             Your driver's licence or credit card is sufficient. To find out more, Hallo Norden is
             the Nordic Council of Ministers' official information service. It is particularly
             relevant to students, jobseekers or people who wish to move to another Nordic
             country. For more information, please click here http://www.hallonorden.dk/
             forside/dk/forside.aspx

             Related links:

             http://www.hallonorden.dk/forside/dk/forside.aspx

             http://www.statsforvaltning.dk/site.aspx?p=6394

             Visas

             Citizens of certain countries will need to apply for a visa before coming to
             Denmark for a short stay of less than three months. For a full list of these nations,
             please click here: http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/visa/need_visa/
             who_needs_visa.htm. Don’t be put off by this bureaucracy. Visa requirements
             control who can enter Denmark – and the other 25 countries within the Schengen
             area of Europe. The Schengen countries decide together which nationalities need
             visas – based on immigration, political and security issues.



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             Please note that if you are a citizen of one of these countries www.nyidanmark.dk/
             en-us/coming_to_dk/visa/need_visa/who_needs_visa.htm and wish to stay
             in Denmark for more than three months, you will need to apply for a residence
             permit.

             See the list of countries whose citizens need a visa to enter Denmark

             Related links:

             http://www.um.dk/en/menu/ConsularServices/ShortStayVisas/

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/visa/how-to/

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/visa/need_visa/
             who_needs_visa.htm

             The Civil Registration System

             The Civil Registration System is a central register containing information on
             persons living in Denmark, those who are otherwise taxpayers or those who are
             for other reasons obliged to registration.

             In the Civil Registration System information concerning names, addresses, marital
             status, birth registration place and other basic information is registered.
             Information in CPR is conveyed expediently to public authorities and private
             individuals with a justified interest in the same.

             Persons registered in the system are allocated a civil registry number. The civil
             registry number is a personal identification number. The identity number is
             unique to the person and thus functions as identification of each individual.
             Almost the entire public administration uses the identification number, for
             instance to avoid duplicate registration and errors in respect of a person's identity.
             The private sector will often asked for a civil registry number for instance when
             you want to open a bank account.

             To obtain a civil registry number on the basis of residence you must meet all the following
             conditions...


             1. Your stay in Denmark must last more than three months.

             Persons immigrating from other Nordic countries, whatever their nationality,
             nationals of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland (and their family members from
             third-countries) may be in the country for up to six months before having to notify
             immigration authorities of their arrival

             2. You have acquired a residence or a fixed place of abode in Denmark

             3. You are legally entitled to stay in the country (in terms of documentation, this
             means a residence permit)

             Notification of arrival must be made to the local municipality within five days after
             the conditions mentioned in sections 2 and 3 are fulfilled.

             The requisite documentation shall be presented for the information being
             registered in the CPR as well as documentation for the entitlement to stay in the




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             country. The local municipality can require any person covered by a report about
             immigration to report in person prior to registration.

             If you study in Denmark but do not live here, and therefore are not nationally
             registered in Denmark on the grounds of relocation from abroad, you are allocated
             a civil registry number if according to the tax authorities[pm1] ; you need one for
             the purpose of having tax affairs handled in Denmark.

             If you move or relocate after you have been registered in the system you are
             obliged to report this to your (new) municipality. Similarly, if you leave Denmark,
             you are required to report the move to the municipality, where you live, before
             departure.

             Recommended steps to register in Denmark for students coming to study in Denmark for
             one semester or longer




              2 steps to registering in   3 steps to registering in   3 steps to registering in
              Denmark – from a            Denmark – from an EU/       Denmark – from a country
              Nordic country              EEA country                 outside the EU/EEA



              1. As a Nordic citizen      1. As a citizen of an EU/   1. As a citizen of a country
              you have the right to       EEA country or of           outside of the Nordic region,
              live, study and work in     Switzerland, you have       the EU/EEA or Switzerland,
              Denmark. Just               the right to live, study    you must have a residence
              remember to bring           and work in Denmark.        permit from the Danish
              along identity papers       When you have arrived       Immigration Service before
              with a photo, for           in Denmark, we              coming to Denmark. You
              example a driver’s          recommend you apply         can submit your application
              license or passport.        for a registration          for residence permit
              When you have               certificate as soon as      through a Danish
              arrived in Denmark,         possible. A registration    representative office
              we recommend you            certificate is your         (embassy or general
              register in the Civil       documentation that you      consulate) in your home
              Registration System         have the right to reside    country as soon as you have
              (CPR) as soon as            in Denmark. Go to the       received your admission
              possible. Go to the         nearest State               letter from your Danish
              nearest Citizen Service     Administration to           educational institution.
              Centre to apply.            apply.



              2. When you have            2. When you have            2. After arrival in Denmark
              received your CPR           received your               you should register in the
              number, you are fully       registration certificate,   Civil Registration System
              registered and can use      you should register in      (CPR) as soon as possible.
              the CPR number card         the Civil Registration      Go to the nearest Citizen
              to for example open a       System (CPR) as soon as     Service Centre to apply and
              bank account, use the       possible. Go to the         remember to bring your
              library or get a            nearest Citizen Service     residence permit.
              membership card to          Centre to apply.
              your local dvd store.




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                                      3. When you have         3. When you have received
                                      received your CPR        your CPR number, you are
                                      number, you are fully    fully registered and can use
                                      registered and can use   the CPR number card to for
                                      the CPR number card to   example open a bank
                                      for example open a       account, use the library or
                                      bank account, use the    get a membership card to
                                      library or get a         your local dvd store.
                                      membership card to
                                      your local dvd store.




             Related links

             www.foreignersindenmark.dk

             http://www.cpr.dk/cpr/site.aspx?p=34




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             7. Health and Safety
             Health and safety for international students in Denmark

             Introduction

             Denmark frequently makes the list of the world’s safest countries. Our crime rates
             are low. Plus, we offer a highly-evolved public healthcare system. There are always
             risks in life, but in Denmark they tend to be slightly lower than elsewhere. Read on
             to see how you are covered during your studies in Denmark

             Healthcare

             As a resident in Denmark, you will benefit from our renowned healthcare system.
             It is run on principles of equality and universal accessibility. Most examinations
             and treatments except for example dental care and physiotherapy are free of
             charge. And you will receive a high level of care. Doctors’ surgeries, hospitals and
             medical centres use the latest techniques and medicines.

             Please note that Danish health insurance does not cover transportation to your
             home country in case of illness.

             Staying in Denmark without registering with the Civil Registration System


             According to the Danish Health Act you are entitled to necessary hospital care free
             of charge in case of accident, sudden illness or birth or sudden aggravation of a
             chronic disease. All other health care must be paid for by you or your insurance.

             If you are going to stay in Denmark more than 3 months you should register as
             soon as possible.

             Students from EU/EEA or Switzerland


             If you are from the EU/EEA or Switzerland and are going to stay in Denmark for
             less than 3 months and you are insured in the statutory health insurance in
             another EU-state you can use your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and
             have any health care benefit that becomes medically necessary during the stay in
             Denmark. The benefits will be given on the same conditions as to Danish insured
             persons and to the expense of your statutory health insurance that issued the EHIC.

             Students from Nordic countries do not need to show the EHIC and students from
             UK need only show their UK-passport.

             Residing in Denmark when registering with the Civil Registration System


             When registering in the Civil Registration System you must chose if you want to be
             insured in Group 1 or 2. Persons in Group 1 must choose a GP (general
             practitioner) who must refer to specialists when necessary. Care by GPs and
             specialists are free of charge. Persons in Group 2 are not connected to a certain GP
             and may choose any GP or specialist as desired. However only at part of the costs




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             for treatment of persons in Group 2 is reimbursed. Roughly 98 % of Danish
             resident are insured in Group 1.

             You will receive a national health insurance card (‘sundhedskort’). It must be
             presented at all visits to doctors and hospitals. It is your proof that you are entitled
             to all public health care services. The card states your name, address and personal
             identification number, as well as the name and address of your doctor. It also
             provides healthcare coverage for up to one month on holiday trips in the EU/EEA
             and Switzerland .

             If you are from the EU/EEA or Switzerland and plan to stay in Denmark for more
             than three months, and you are insured in the statutory health insurance in your
             home state, you must show either a form E106, a Portable Document S1 or a valid
             EHIC issued by your statutory health insurance to the municipality when applying
             for registration in the Civil Registration System.

             Students from the Nordic countries need not show any of these documents.

             Emergencies

             If you need a doctor during weekends, on a public holiday or after 4 pm on
             weekdays, you must call the emergency doctor service. The number can be found
             in your local telephone directory or at your local council’s website. You can also
             click here: www.sundhed.dk or http://www.laegevagten.dk/frame.cfm/cms/
             sprog=1/grp=4/menu=1/

             In case of acute need of hospital care call 112

             Related links:

             http://www.laegevagten.dk/frame.cfm/cms/sprog=1/grp=4/menu=1/

             www.sundhed.dk

             http://www.hallonorden.dk/forside/dk/forside.aspx

             Healthcare in Denmark

             Staying in Denmark. How do you get help in case of illness? (Leaflet on the use of
             the European Health Insurance Card in Denmark)

             Safety

             Our culture is based on tolerance and mutual respect. We value peace and stability.
             Compared to many other economically-advanced countries, our crime rates are
             low. But this doesn’t mean that you should leave your common sense at home. Like
             anywhere, you should be careful with your valuables and vigilant when walking
             about deserted areas late at night. The Danish police are approachable and helpful.
             Don’t hesitate to contact them for assistance if you need to.

             Emergency contacts


             The main emergency is number 112 – if you need an ambulance, the police or fire
             service. When you dial the emergency call centre, you will be asked for your name,




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             address and the phone number from which you are calling. The call centre will
             then make sure that appropriate help is sent immediately.

                             always
             In an emergency always call emergency number 112

             Insurance

             We strongly recommend that you take out adequate insurance while studying
             here. Educational institutions in Denmark cannot be held responsible in cases of
             theft or any other loss of property. The following insurance is recommended:

             -    Third-party liability insurance (‘ansvarsforsikring’) – covering expenses if
             you have to pay compensation to another person.

             -    Accident insurance (‘ulykkesforsikring’) – covering the financial
             consequences of an accident

             -     Home insurance (‘indboforsikring’) – for your personal belongings.

             -      Car insurance (‘bilforsikring’) – If you bring a car with you, please make sure
             it is properly insured. If you decide to take out the insurance in Denmark, try
             contacting some of the larger insurance companies. They have websites in English.
             Your host institution should be able to refer you to specific ones.

             Culture shock

             Coming to a new country can shake you up. You can feel disoriented as you leave a
             familiar place and arrive somewhere quite different. The reaction may be both
             physical and psychological. This is called culture shock and it’s very common. It
             takes time to adapt to a new culture.

             While Denmark is well-organised and people here will be eager to make you feel
             comfortable, you will need some time to settle in. Like many of your fellow
             students, at some point you may ask yourself why you left home. When this
             happens, it is important for you to remember that you are going through a
             learning process. If you accept this brief period as one of transition, you will
             ultimately return home with greater self-confidence and the ability to succeed in a
             multicultural environment.

             So keep active, explore your social opportunities and try to learn Danish. If you
             keep an open mind, you will soon be drawn into the many activities on offer.
             Remember: you are not alone in experiencing these feelings. Talking about them is
             the best way of getting rid of them.

             Here are some tips on easing yourself into a new culture:

             -    Accept that you cannot know everything about your new country and
             language

             -      Keep an open mind

             -      Try to do things that you did at home

             -      Stay in touch with family and friends at home

             -      Talk to other students about how you feel



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             -      Stay active

             For more information on culture shock, please click here. http://en.wikipedia.org/
             wiki/Culture_shock

             Related links:_

             http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_shock




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             8. Housing in Denmark
             Housing and accommodation for international students in Denmark

             Introduction

             Denmark does not have a tradition for on-campus housing. Most students live
             together in residences situated some distance from campus. But as most students
             have a bike, this is not considered a problem. The public transport system also
             functions well. You can usually travel easily between your residence, campus and
             the city centre

             Finding a place to live

             Finding a place to live often takes time, so we strongly advise you to contact
             your Danish host institution for information about housing as soon as you have
             been accepted into a study-programme. Please be aware that it can be especially
             difficult to find housing in the bigger cities during August and September. We
             advise against travelling to Denmark at this time without reserving a room first.

             Some international students prefer to let or sub-let a room from a Danish student
             or landlord. Others rent a flat or a house, which they share with friends. Whether
             you choose to live in a residence, flat or house, you’ll have to cater for yourself. So
             don’t forget your recipe book! Cleaning (both your private room and the common
             facilities) and doing your laundry are also your own responsibility.

             Types of accommodation

             Student halls of residence (‘kollegier’)


             Student halls of residence offer accommodation in a communal environment. This
             kind of living may be particularly suitable for international students who have just
             arrived and don’t know anyone yet. Besides, the rent for a room is typically
             cheaper than that of a private room.

             Private housing (‘privat værelse’)


             This kind of accommodation is usually a (furnished) room rented from a private
             landlord or landlady. You may find it by yourself, for example by looking on this
             free website listing accommodation offers: www.casaswap.com. Alternatively, your
             host institution might also be able to refer you to specific landlords. Please note:
             the standard of facilities in private rooms may vary. We advise you to read your
             contract carefully.

             Finally, although sharing a room with another student might seem like a good idea
             – as accommodation in Denmark can be expensive – it is not usually possible.




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             Housing culture

             Many Danish students live in student residences or shared apartments. They offer
             a vibrant social life and are a great place to meet new people and make friends.
             And they are not only for students in their first year. Students right through their
             20s and into their early 30s live in them.

             There is a common culture to this type of living. First and foremost, it is important
             to realise that everyone plays a part in creating a pleasant and functional living
             environment. Student residences are seldom linked to an educational institution.
             There are no built-in services, like catering and cleaning. Every student is
             responsible for cleaning his/her own room and has to help maintain the common
             areas, like kitchens and bathrooms. For Danish students this is quite normal. Danes
             often move away from home at a young age. They are accustomed to managing
             daily domestic tasks from early on.

             Usually, there are specific rules and regulations for each residence, like a cleaning
             schedule. However, most of the house rules are unspoken. They refer to a specific
             code of interaction, mainly based on common sense. However, certain aspects of it
             might not be obvious to international students. For example, in terms of
             entertaining guests, Danish students usually have certain expectations in terms of
             how many people you invite over, how frequently you invite them and how long
             they stay. The best way to avoid any misunderstanding is to ask questions.

             How to find accommodation

             The first step is to visit the website of your host institution to find out what kind of
             housing service or advice is on offer. We strongly advise you to follow any
             recommendations that you find there. The availability of accommodation varies
             greatly around the country and local advice is always best. In general, it is much
             harder to find suitable housing in big cities like Copenhagen and Aarhus.
             Moreover, you should start to look for accommodation months before you arrive,
             as it can be very difficult to find accommodation right before the semester begins.

             Housing links

             The following are websites, where individuals or agencies offer a room or an
             apartment for rent. It’s like online marketplaces, where you can post a message
             about what kind of housing you are looking for. Most of the websites are in Danish,
             but it is possible to place your own ad in English.

             http://www.boligportal.dk/en/lejebolig/soeg_leje_bolig.php

             http://lejebolig.dk/Default.aspx

             http://www.casaswap.dk/

             http://www.ledige-lejligheder.dk/?page=english

             http://www.boliger.dk/ (Danish)

             http://www.bolig1.dk/lejebolig.aspx (Danish)

             http://www.bolighit.dk/lejebolig/soeg-lejebolig1.aspx (Danish)




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             http://www.boligstedet.dk/cms/lejeboliger.html# (Danish)

             There are also local websites, which cover student housing within a specific city:

             Copenhagen


             Student- and Youth Accommodation Office Copenhagen (KKIK) administers
             application procedures and distribution of rooms for 18 different student-houses
             in, and around Copenhagen: https://www.kollegierneskontor.dk/
             default.aspx?&lang=GB

             Århus


             Student Housing Aarhus offers more than 8000 accomodations exclusively for
             students in Aarhus and the surrounding areas:
             http://www.studenthousingaarhus.com/

             Aalborg


             AKU-Aalborg assigns rooms/apartments in Aalborg: http://translate.google.dk/
             translate?u=http%3A//www.aku-aalborg.dk/
             &hl=da&langpair=auto|en&tbb=1&ie=UTF-8

             Odense


             Studiebolig Odense is a collaboration of 7 student residence houses in Odense:
             http://www.studiebolig-odense.dk/

             Kollegieboligselskabet also offer rooms at various student residence
             halls: http://kollegieboligselskabet.dk/exchange-students

             Esbjerg


             Information on student housing in Esbjerg: http://www.e-k-f.dk/
             index.php?id=364&L=2

             Sønderborg


             Information on student housing in Sønderborg: http://www.kk.kollegie6400.dk/
             pages/id100.asp

             Housing benefit (‘Boligsikring’)

             EU/EEA citizens can receive housing benefit (‘Boligsikring’) – a subsidy for rent
             from the local council. However, other subsidies, like housing loans and deposits,
             are not available. For details on the requirements and how to apply please contact
             your local council.

             Please note: non-EU/EEA citizens cannot apply for or receive housing benefit. If
             you do apply, it may result in your residence permit being revoked.




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             FAQs

             Can I bring my dog? It is not easy to find housing that allows you to bring any kind
             of pet. Most student residences and apartments have regulations concerning
             domestic animals. However, you can explore the possibilities by asking your host
             institution for advice.

             Can I bring my family? As a student it is possible to apply for a bigger student
             residence if you have a family. Alternatively, you could look for private housing
             that suits your needs. You should expect it to take a little longer to find, however,
             than just a single room.

             I have allergies. Can I get a room without carpets? It is certainly possible to find
             housing that accommodates this type of special needs. You need to mention this
             when applying or ask your host institution for advice.




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             9. Learning Danish
             Danish language courses and online learning

             Introduction

             Even though nearly everyone in Denmark speaks English, being able to speak some
             Danish is of great benefit. It means you can participate in conversations and
             meetings. Plus, Danes will be proud and pleased that somebody is willing to learn
             their language. They will gladly help you improve

             Language courses

             As an employee or student in Denmark, you have the opportunity to take Danish
             language lessons free of cost. You just need your Danish CPR number to sign up.
             Danish language courses are organised by a network of private and public
             language centres. Every city has a language centre, which you can locate on a map
             here: http://www.dedanskesprogcentre.dk/

             Prior to your course at a language centre, an advisor will assess your Danish
             language skills. This ensures that you get enrolled in the course best suited to your
             needs. About half of the language students are working or studying, and therefore
             the centre offers both day and evening courses. The courses are divided into six
             modules, each of which ends with a state-controlled test in line with the Common
             European Framework for Languages

                     know,         take
             Did you know, you can take Danish language courses for free?

             Online learning

             Online Danish courses are available. They make it possible to learn some of the
             language before arriving in Denmark. These web-based courses are targeted at
             both beginners and those who already have some knowledge of the language.
             Students can use them to reach a good level of linguistic proficiency. For more
             information, click here: http://www.laerdansk.dk/en/netdansk/

             Related links:

             http://www.dedanskesprogcentre.dk/

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/Integration/online_danish/
             learning_the_danish_language_online.htm

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/Integration/online_danish/
             learning_danish_online-practised_users.htm

             http://www.laerdansk.dk/en

             http://www.laerdansk.dk/en/netdansk/




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             10. Working in Denmark
             Working in Denmark as an international student

             Introduction

             Many students in Denmark have a part-time job. As an international student in
             Denmark, you too will have the right to work while you are living here. You will
             also have the opportunity to look for full-time employment when you have
             completed your studies

             Hours and Legalities

             If you are a Nordic, EU/EEA or Swiss citizen, there are no restrictions to the
             number of hours you can work in Denmark while you study.

             Students from the rest of the world may work in Denmark for up to 15 hours a
             week, as well as full-time during the months of June, July and August. However, it
             requires a work permit sticker in your passport. If you were not granted a work
             permit when you received your permission to study in Denmark, you can apply for
             it at the Danish Immigration Service. Read about how to apply.

             If you are under 18, you are only eligible for a work permit if you have a
             written offer or contract for a specific position. The employer must also confirm to
             the Danish Immigration Service that he or she upholds workplace environment
             legislation.

             Please note that if you work illegally in Denmark – for example by working more
             than 15 hours a week as a non-EU/EEA student – the Danish Immigration Service
             will revoke your residence permit or refuse to extend it. You risk deportation. Also,
             both you and your employer could be imprisoned or fined.

             Related links:

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/studies/how_to_apply.htm

             Student Jobs

             Some international students find work in bars or restaurants. Others distribute
             newspapers, work in telemarketing or get jobs where certain language skills are
             required. A few find employment relevant to their studies. You should not,
             however, count on obtaining a part-time job nor plan your finances accordingly. It
             is not always easy to find a student job in Denmark if you don’t speak Danish.

             Certain academic institutions have online job banks or a careers centre that can
             assist you in finding a student job. Please enquire at your host institution.

             For more information and tips on finding a student job in Denmark, please visit
             these websites:

             www.workindenmark.dk




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             www.projektzone.dk

             Related links:

             www.workindenmark.dk

             www.projektzone.dk

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/studies/
             post_secondary_education.htm

             Taxes

             Denmark has a well-developed welfare state. This means that many things that
             people in other countries pay for are free, like healthcare. But such an extensive
             public sector requires a lot of taxes to fund it. As a result, the tax rate in Denmark
             is one of the highest in the world.

             However, the system is progressive. Not everybody pays the same amount of tax.
             The higher your income, the more you pay.

             How do I pay tax in Denmark?


             All residents and everyone earning salary in Denmark are liable for Danish
             taxation. As a rule you must pay tax on all your earnings in Denmark – and on
             those you would potentially earn abroad. The amount of tax will depend on your
             annual income and status of tax liability.

             What is a tax card?


             If you have an income in Denmark, you must apply for a tax card from your local
             tax centre. A tax card is an official document which indicates how much tax you
             have to pay.

             How do I get a tax card?


             Once you have received your civil registration number (CPR-number), you must
             contact SKAT (Danish Tax and Customs Administration) and inform them how
             much you expect to earn for the year in question.

             Note: contact SKAT on tel.: +45 72 22 18 18 or find the address of your nearest tax
             centre at www.skat.dk

             In order to obtain your tax card you must complete a special form called “04.063”.

             You can download the form here:

             http://www.skat.dk/getFile.aspx?Id=77649 (Danish/English version)

             http://www.skat.dk/getFile.aspx?Id=77662 (Danish/German version)

             http://www.skat.dk/getFile.aspx?Id=77954 (Danish/Polish version)




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             The completed form must be sent to the local tax center in the region in which you
             work. The Danish Tax and Customs Administration will then generate your tax
             card.

             Your employer will obtain your tax card digitally from SKAT. Your tax is then
             automatically deducted at source from your wages by your employer before you
             receive your pay.

             Leaving Denmark

             If you leave Denmark, your taxability has to be determined. Therefore you must
             remember to inform SKAT before you're moving abroad (incl. Greenland/Faroe
             Islands).

             When you leave Denmark, you must complete a special form, 04.029E, and send it
             to your local tax center. You can download the form here.

             http://www.skat.dk/getFile.aspx?Id=41956&newwindow=true

             Useful links

             For more information on the Danish tax system, please visit:
             http://www.skat.dk/skat.aspx?oId=141226&vId=201006

             After graduation

             In Denmark, all international students have the opportunity to stay on after their
             studies to seek a job. After all, once you have been through our free-thinking
             education system, we know you will thrive in our innovative workplaces.

             Here’s how different nationalities can go about this post-graduation job-hunt:

             -    Nordic citizens of Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are free to enter,
             reside, study and work in Denmark. You do not need a visa or residence or work
             permit.

             -     EU/EEA/Swiss
                   EU/EEA/Swiss citizens do not need to apply for a work permit either. You may
             stay in Denmark under the EU rules on free movement of people and services. But
             if you want to stay for more than three months, you must apply for a registration
             certificate under EU rules. The application must be submitted within three months
             of entering Denmark. Please note: the special interim arrangement concerning
             employees from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania,
             Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia ended on 1 May 2009.

             -     If you are from a country in the rest of the world your residence permit
             should remain valid for an additional six months after you graduate so you can
             look for a job. If you haven’t previously been granted this extra six months, you
             can apply for an extension to your permit. For more information on how to extend
             your residence permit, please go to:

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/enus/coming_to_dk/studies/post_secondary_education/
             post_secondary_education.htm




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             In terms of finding work, some educational institutions offer alumni networks to
             their graduates. This is a valuable source of information about job opportunities
             and networking. You can find out more on your host institution’s website.

             Related links:

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/enus/coming_to_dk/studies/
             post_secondary_education/post_secondary_education.htm

             http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/work/work.htm




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             11. Lifestyle
             The Danish lifestyle, student life and why we love to bike

             Introduction

             Denmark offers a culturally vibrant, eco-friendly and high-tech lifestyle. From
             huge music festivals, Viking Moots, Scandinavia’s largest carnival and a
             spectacular Christmas, the Danish calendar is populated with amazing events. On a
             daily basis, you can enjoy a wide range of creative, social and sporting activities

             Money

             Life in Denmark is not cheap, but our standard of living is among the best in the
             world. As the saying goes, you get what you pay for. And if you are sensible and
             follow local customs – like cycling and eating seasonal food – it should not blow
             your budget.

             All international students are advised to open a Danish bank account. To do so, you
             must first obtain a CPR number. When choosing a bank here, we suggest that you
             ask your fellow students for a recommendation. Opening an account is simple. Just
             take your passport or ID card and CPR number card to a branch.

             You will need to bring enough money or a credit card for the first few weeks,
             before you open your account. For example, you will require enough cash to pay
             rent and deposits – as well as to buy items for your new room. Make sure you can
             use your credit card in Denmark. Check your cash withdrawal limit. If you bank
             with a large international bank, you should soon be able to transfer money directly
             from your account at home to your Danish bank account.

             In Denmark, you will need to have a ‘Nemkonto’ or ‘easy account’. This is a public
             payment system that enables the authorities to make payments to you – like wages,
             tax rebates or maintenance payments. Talk to your Danish bank about the
             possibility of converting your current account to a Nemkonto. Also, if you are paid
             wages by a Danish employer, it is possible to have them transferred from a Danish
             bank to a bank account abroad. It may take a couple of days and some banks
             charge a fee. For further information, please contact the individual bank.

             In terms of living expenses, it is obviously difficult to predict how much money you
             will need. To give you an idea of average monthly expenses, here is a rough
             budget:

             Budget Example


             Rent: varies from 2,500 - 4,000 DKK (utilities are usually included)

             Insurance: approximately 200 DKK

             TV licence: 100 DKK

             Books and supplies: 150 DKK




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             Mobile phone: 150 DKK (internet, around 250 DKK, may be included in your rent)

             Food: 1,500-2,000 DKK

             Transport: 300DKK

             Other personal expenses: 1,000 DKK

             Sample prices:


             Used bike: 250 – 1,000 DKK

             Cinema ticket: 80 DKK

             Dining out: 200DKK

             Nightclub entrance: 0 – 100 DKK

             Beer or a soft drink at a bar/café: 30 – 50 DKK

             Beer or a soft drink at the supermarket: 5 – 15 DKK

             Latte at a café: 25 – 40 DKK

             For more information on living expenses in Denmark, please see
             https://www.workindenmark.dk/Find%20information/Til%20arbejdstagere/
             Livet%20i%20Danmark/Leveomkostninger.aspx

             The Danish currency is called the kroner (DKK):

             Table


             1 krone is divided into 100 øre.

             1 euro is approximately 7.5 kroner

             1 US dollar is approximately 5 kroner

             1 UK pound sterling is approximately 9 kroner

             Please find a currency converter here: http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter

             Related links:

             http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter

             https://www.workindenmark.dk/Find%20information/Til%20arbejdstagere/
             Livet%20i%20Danmark/Leveomkostninger.aspx

             http://www.nemkonto.dk/wo/1025930.asp

             Tuition fees

             There are no tuition fees for students from the EU/EEA/Switzerland or anyone
             participating in an exchange programme. Other students exempt from paying
             tuition fees are:



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             -    Those with a permanent residence permit in Denmark (‘Permanent
             opholdstilladelse’)

             -    Those with a special temporary residence permit in Denmark that can be
             upgraded to a permanent one (‘Midlertidig opholdstilladelse mmf varigt ophold’).

             -    Concomitant children of parents from non-EU/EEA countries who has
             residence permit on basis of work in Denmark

             All other students have to pay tuition fees. For full-time degree students, these
             range from 6,000 to 16,000 Euros.

             Scholarships and grants

             Denmark offers scholarships and grants to nationals from countries inside and
             outside the EU.

             Danish Government Scholarships
             Danish higher education institutions receive a limited number of government
             scholarships each year to fund highly qualified full-degree students from non-EU/
             EEA countries.

             In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be...


             - a citizen of a country outside the EU and the European Economic Area

             - enrolled in a full degree higher education programme

             - granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark due to education

             You are not eligible for a scholarship if...


             - you are studying in Denmark on the grounds of a bilateral exchange agreement

             - you have a legal claim to the rights of Danish citizens

             - you have been granted a residence permit at the time of admission by the Danish
             Aliens Consolidations Act §9c, subsection 1, as the child of a foreign citizen who has
             been granted a residence permit in accordance with the Danish Aliens
             Consolidations Act §9a, and who is a citizen of a country that is not acceded to the
             EU or covered by the EEA agreement

             - you are a student who is eligible for a grant in accordance with Danish Law
             regarding the State Education Fund

             The scholarships are administered by the higher education institutions, who
             individually decide which students are selected to receive a scholarship. For
             further information about the governement scholarship, please consult the higher
             education institution’s admission details.

             Please note: the government scholarship consists of two parts and can be given as
             full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or grants towards covering your living costs.
             However, as the scholarships are administered by the individual institution, you
             should enquire about further details at the higher education institution of your
             choice.



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             The Danish State Educational Support – SU


             The Danish state educational support (SU) is generally only awarded to Danish
             citizens. As an international student you may, however, apply for equal status in so
             far as the state educational support is concerned. You may be granted equal status
             according to:

             - Danish rules: http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/equalstatusdanishrules.aspx
             or according to
             - Rules of EU law: http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/equalstatuseurules.aspx

             For details about how to apply, visit the website of the Danish Education Support
             Agency at http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/foreign.aspx

             Erasmus Mundus


             Through the Erasmus Mundus scheme, it is also possible to apply for a scholarship
             to undertake specific Master's degree programmes. These are offered jointly by
             a Danish institution and another European university or college. For further
             information, please click here. Erasmus Mundus in Denmark . Students studying
             in a European country participating in the Erasmus programme can apply
             for exchange and mobility grants.

             Fulbright Commission


             American students may, for example, be eligible to apply for a Fulbright
             scholarship. Further information is available at the Denmark-American
             Foundation and the Fulbright Commission website.

             Ploteus database


             Several scholarship programmes for students from inside and outside the EU are
             listed at the EU-database Ploteus.

             The Researcher’s Mobility Portal


             PhD students and researchers should look at The Researcher's Mobility Portal.

             Nordplus & Tempus


             Students in Nordic countries, and certain European countries outside the EU, can
             apply for grants through the Nordplus and Tempus programmes.

             Domestic scholarships and grants


             If you are studying through an exchange agreement or as a visiting student, then
             the possibility of obtaining financial assistance will depend on your home
             institution. There are several options. If you are currently studying in a country
             outside the EU/EEA, we advise you to seek information about grants and
             scholarships there.

             Useful links:




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             Danish Cultural Agreement Programmes
             http://en.iu.dk/grants-and-scholarships/cultural-agreements

             Erasmus Mundus in Denmark
             http://en.iu.dk/grants-and-scholarships/erasmus-mundus

             Fulbright Comission
             http://www.wemakeithappen.dk/

             Nordplus
             http://www.nordplusonline.org/

             Tempus
             http://ec.europa.eu/education/external-relation-programmes/doc70_en.htm

             Ploteus
             http://ec.europa.eu/ploteus/

             Researchers Mobility Portal
             http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/

             Public libraries

             In Denmark, libraries are free. If you want to know more about Danish society or
             find out what is happening in your local community, they are a good place to start.
             You can borrow books, music, DVDs and computer games. Expert librarians can
             help you obtain specific information or materials. You can also access the Internet
             and read the day's newspapers. Useful pamphlets about local organisations and
             public authorities are readily available.

             Many libraries have clubs for young people, arrange exhibitions, screen films,
             organise children's theatre performances and invite guest speakers. Many also
             offer homework assistance for primary school students, language learning
             activities and various fun social events.

             You can also get help to find books and journals in different languages. If the texts
             you want are not available, they can be ordered for you. For more information,
             you may look at www.finfo.dk. FINFO is an online introduction to Danish society
             for foreigners. It includes, among many other topics, news from all over the world,
             local cultural information and the details of nationality laws.

             Related link:

             www.finfo.dk

             http://bibliotek.dk/?lingo=eng

             Clubs and associations

             Denmark is one of the few countries in the world where the majority of its citizens
             are members of an association. The country consequently has innumerable
             associations, organisations and clubs.

             Sporting, political, housing, artistic, musical, ethnic and religious associations are
             common – as are those for followers of a special hobby. Some associations exist to




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             safeguard the interests of vulnerable groups – like the disabled or the elderly. And
             some have global, socio-political ambitions. They champion things like human
             rights, the environment or animal welfare. There are also community meeting
             places – usually linked to a specific residential area – where people play cards, hold
             debates, pursue a leisure interest or listen to talks and lectures.

             Everyone has the right to start an association in Denmark. All you need to do is
             hold a meeting and decide on its aims. You should also write down the association's
             rules on who can join, the number of members and the timing of annual meetings.
             For further information, please contact your local council.

             Leisure time

             For Danes, work and play are interlinked. We prize a healthy work-life balance. We
             believe that time out socially or to explore other interests – be they creative,
             cultural or sporting – is essential to personal fulfilment.

             Denmark offers an exciting range of leisure activities: theatre, opera, museums,
             concerts and festivals. There are cutting-edge night clubs and bars in the cities and
             quaint, traditional inns in our unspoilt countryside. Restaurants vary from fine-
             dining to cheap and cheerful. At the cinema, films are usually shown in their
             original language, with Danish subtitles.

             Participating in different sporting activities is a great way to get to know people in
             Denmark. There are numerous options. Some educational institutions have their
             own sports facilities – as do certain halls of residence. You can also join an
             independent sports club. However, membership to these is often more expensive.

             If you work in Denmark, you will discover that there are often social events with
             colleagues outside of the workplace and normal working hours. For example, it is
             standard to celebrate employees’ birthdays with a group breakfast. There are also
             typically a few parties during the year that all colleagues attend.

             As a new resident in Denmark, it is a good idea to participate in the social life
             where you work or study. It is how you can get close to Danes, establish ties and
             meet new friends. It is also important that you are attentive to your fellow students
             or co-workers and perceive them as friends – not just as people that you study or
             work with. Danish society is friendly and informal. It is socially acceptable to ask
             about people’s lives and families.




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             12. Travel
             How to get around in Denmark and explore the rest of Europe

             Introduction

             As an international student in Denmark, you will find it easy to get around. The
             public transport is super efficient. And Denmark´s geographic position makes it a
             great jumping-off point for international students keen to explore the European
             continent

             Gateway to Europe

             Denmark is located in the northern part of Europe. North of Germany, south of
             Norway and south-east of Sweden. It acts as the bridge between Scandinavia and
             the rest of Europe. This geographic position makes it a great jumping-off point for
             international students keen to explore the continent. Berlin is just an hour’s flight.
             London and Paris can be reached in less than two hours. Barcelona, Rome, Vienna
             and Prague are all just a few hours away.

             Around Denmark

             Denmark has an excellent internal transport network – making it easy for you to
             explore its charming landscapes and remote wildernesses in your free time and
             holidays.

             Denmark is an island kingdom. It consists of the peninsula of Jutland and 406
             islands. Numerous bridges ensure that you are not at risk of getting your feet wet!
             The two largest and most densely populated islands are Zealand and Funen. There
             is a bridge connecting Jutland and Funen, the Little Belt Bridge. And one of the
             longest bridges in the world, called the Great Belt Bridge, connects Funen with
             Zealand. The Oresund Bridge, between Denmark and Sweden, connects the two
             neighbouring countries.

             The motorway network now covers 1,111 km. The railway network totals 2,667 km
             of track. You can travel to most cities by train, bus, or ferry. The airports of
             Copenhagen and Billund provide a variety of domestic connections. A good ferry
             service covers routes to the Danish islands. In Copenhagen, you can use the super-
             efficient new subway, called the Metro.

             Public transport uses a common pricing and zoning system. By clicking on the links
             below, you can find out more information:

             -     Online map and addresses http://www.krak.dk

             -     Public transportation route planner http://www.rejseplanen.dk
             http://www.dsb.dk/

             For travel information in Denmark, please click http://www.visitdenmark.dk/uk/en-
             gb/menu/turist/kort/kort/map-of-denmark.htm

             Related links:



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             http://www.visitdenmark.dk/uk/en-gb/menu/turist/kort/kort/map-of-denmark.htm

             http://www.dsb.dk/Om-DSB/In-English/

             http://www.rejseplanen.dk http://www.dsb.dk/

             http://www.krak.dk

             http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copenhagen_Airport

             http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billund_Airport

             Arriving from abroad

             Arriving in eastern Denmark


             You will most likely fly in to Copenhagen Airport, the largest airport in
             Scandinavia. Handling around 9,691,000 passengers each year, it is located at
             Kastrup, 8 km south-east of the city centre.

             From the airport, the city centre can be accessed in various ways:

             -     Train
                   Train: There is a train station under terminal three. It is served by commuter
             trains. There are also high-speed trains to the Swedish capital, Stockholm.

             -    Metro:
                  Metro Line M2 of the Copenhagen Metro links the airport with the city
             centre.

             -     Bus:
                   Bus Movia buses 5A, 35, 36, 75 E, 76 E and 96 N and Gråhundbus line 999 all
             stop at the airport. Bus 888, the express to Jutland, also stops at the airport. Movia
             bus 2A stops near the airport. There are long-distance buses to Sweden.

             -     Car:
                   Car The airport has 8,600 parking spaces. The E20 motorway goes right by
             the airport. Junctions 15, 16, and 17 are the best exits.

             -      axi:
                   Taxi A taxi fare to the city centre costs around DKK 200,00 (€27). The ride
             takes around 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

             Arriving in western Denmark:

             For the west of the country, the major airport is Billund. It is located just 2km
             outside of the city of Billund in Central Jutland (Denmark's main land mass). From
             the airport, the city centre and other major cities in Jutland can be accessed in
             various ways:

             -       taxi:
                  By taxi There are taxis available outside the terminal building. The fare is
             around X DKK (€X) and takes approximately X minutes.

             -        bus:
                   By bus There is an airport bus service.

             Alternatively, Aarhus Airport is located in north-east Jutland. It is situated 36km
             from the city of Aarhus. From the airport, the city centre can be accessed in
             various ways:

             -       taxi:
                  By taxi There are taxis available outside the terminal building. The fare is
             around 300 DKK (€41) and takes approximately 30 minutes.



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             -       bus:
                  By bus There is an airport bus service 24 hours a day. Also, route 212
             between Ebeltoft and Randers stops at the airport.

             Ferries provide services from Denmark to Germany, Sweden, Norway and the UK.

             For more information on travel to Denmark, please visit: www.visitdenmark.dk

             Related links:

             www.visitdenmark.dk

             http://www.cph.dk/CPH/UK/MAIN/

             http://www.billund-airport.com/

             http://www.aar.dk/default.asp?id=87

             http://www.legoland.dk/en/

             http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kastrup

             Bicycle culture

             Almost all Danes own a bicycle. In both small towns and large cities, cycling is the
             most common means of transport. Easy, cheap and eco-friendly, it makes an
             excellent alternative to driving. And you will certainly be getting into the Danish
             way of life if you pedal yourself about.

             Billede: cykler I DK

             The facts are impressive. In Copenhagen alone:

             -    Cyclists pedal a total of 1.1 million kilometres – every day! That is the
             equivalent of a couple of brisk trips to the moon and back.

             -     There are 350km of cycle tracks and 40km of green cycle routes. This is the
             entire length of Jutland.

             -     One out of three people go to work or school by bike every day.

             Related links:

             http://sustainablecities.dk/en/city-projects/cases/copenhagen-the-worlds-best-city-
             for-cyclists




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