A Scandinavian country, which comprises numerous islands, like Jutland Peninsula, is known as Denmark. The capital of this country is Copenhagen. Among the most socially and economically developed nations, the country holds an extraordinary place. The topic of education is what we have enlightened in this article; it covers the subject called a complete list of universities, colleges, institutes for higher education in Denmark.
Before jumping into the list of higher education institutes in Denmark, let’s start with the education system in Denmark.
The education system has six altitudes:
- kindergarten (which involves the children’s of 1-5years of age)
- Preschool (is for kids of 6-7years)
- Primary and lower secondary (class 1 to 9 for children’s of 7-15years of age)
- 10th Grade is for a youngster of 16years
- Upper secondary comprises of grade 10-12 for youths’ of 16-19year
- Last but not least is higher education which is a vast arena for a teenager of 19+ age
If you are the one who is curious to know about the prospects of higher education in Denmark, then let me tell you that it’s entirely free for the resident of EEA/EU and Switzerland for all Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. On the other hand, if you presently have either a temporary or a permanent residence permit, then studying in Denmark will be free for you.
The higher education institutes in Denmark are classified in five sets, and they are institutions in architecture and art, business academics, maritime educational institutions, university colleges, and universities.
City/Location Wise List of Universities, Colleges, and Higher Education Institutes in Denmark
Universities in Denmark
There are 8 public universities in Denmark which are listed below.
|Sl. No.||Name of the University||Location/City||Type|
|1||University of Copenhagen||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|2||IT University of Copenhagen||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|3||Technical University of Denmark||Kgs. Lyngby, Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality, Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|4||Copenhagen Business School||Frederiksberg and Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|5||Aarhus University||Aarhus, Denmark||Public|
|6||Roskilde University||Roskilde, Denmark||Public|
|7||Aalborg University||Aalborg, Denmark||Public|
|8||University of Southern Denmark||Odense, Esbjerg, Kolding, Sønderborg, Slagelse|
University Colleges in Denmark
|Sl. No.||Name of the University Colleges||Location/City||Type|
|1||KEA – Copenhagen School of Design and Technology||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|2||Metropolitan University College||Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Nørrebro, Aarhus, Rønne, Denmark||Public|
|3||Danish School of Media and Journalism||Aarhus and Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|4||VIA University College||Aarhus, Denmark||Public|
|5||University College Lillebaelt||Vejle, Odense, Jelling, Svendborg and Fredericia, Syddanmark, Denmark||Public|
|6||University College of Northern Denmark||Aalborg, Hjørring, Thisted, Denmark||Public|
|7||University College South Denmark||Esbjerg, Kolding, Haderslev, Aabenraa and Sønderborg, Denmark||Public|
|8||University College Absalon||Næstved, Roskilde, Slagelse, Sorø, Vordingborg, Kalundborg, Nykøbing Falster, Holbæk, Denmark||Public|
|9||The Necessary Teacher Training College||Ulfborg, Denmark||Public|
|10||University College Copenhagen||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
Institutions in Architecture and art
In Denmark, there are nine institutions for architecture and art which are listed below.
|Sl. No.||Name of the Institute||Location/City||Type|
|1||Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|2||The National Film School of Denmark||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|3||Rhythmic Music Conservatory||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
|4||Design School Kolding||Kolding, Denmark||Public|
|5||Royal Danish Academy of Music||Frederiksberg, Denmark||Public|
|6||Royal Academy of Music||Aarhus and Aalborg, Denmark||Public|
|7||Aarhus School of Architecture||Aarhus, Denmark||Public|
|8||Danish National Academy of Music||Odense and Esbjerg, Denmark||Public|
|9||The Danish National School of Performing Arts||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public|
Institutions in Business
|Sl. No||Name of the University||Location/City||Type|
|1||Business Academy Aarhus||Aarhus, Denmark||Public/University of Applied Sciences|
|2||Copenhagen Business Academy||Copenhagen, Denmark||Public/University of Applied Sciences|
|3||Zealand Institute of Business and Technology||Køge, Denmark||Public/University of Applied Sciences|
|4||EA Business Academy SouthWest||Esbjerg and Sønderborg, Denmark||Public/University of Applied Sciences|
Maritime Educational Institutions
|Sl. No.||Name of the University||Location/City||Type|
|1||Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering||Aarhus, Denmark||Public|
|2||Fredericia Maskinmesterskole||Fredericia, Denmark||Public|
There are 8 universities in Denmark. All universities are public universities. In addition, there are many higher education institutes in Denmark like University Colleges in Denmark, Institutions in Architecture and art, Institutions in Business, Maritime Educational Institutions.
For the students of Switzerland and the EU/EEA, it is free to enroll for higher education in Denmark. Correspondingly, you can study in Denmark for free, if you are the participant of an exchange program.
Enrolling, as a student of Danish universities, is free if you are from an EU/EEA country. You have to pay the tuition fees if you are from any other country. Distinct structures of charges are there for each institution, along with the level you are studying at will determine it. You can roughly estimate that it will be in the structure of DKK 45,000 and DKK 120,000 per year.
The universities in Denmark offer the Master, bachelor, and doctoral degree programs in various disciplines.
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