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Foreign students may be admitted to Danish higher education either as guest
students, international students or as regular students along with the Danish
Higher education comprises the university sector, which offers research based
undergraduate and graduate programmes, as well as a parallel sector for
professional bachelor and diploma programmes and more business oriented
programmes. Most higher education institutions offer courses in English, and at
graduate level several English programmes such as MBA and MPA programmes are
Furthermore a variety of long and short programmes related to specific
subjects (e.g. the police academy) as well as a number of programmes offered by
the private sector (like e.g. banking) are available. For these programmes a
good knowledge of Danish is required.
As a starting point, you need a residence permit before arriving in Denmark. The
Danish Immigration Service recommends that the application be handed in approx.
2-3 months before expected arrival.
The application should be sent to the
Danish mission in the country you come from or have lived in for the last 3
months. Application forms can be obtained from the mission or from the Danish
Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. If there is no Danish mission in the
country in question, you can contact the mission of the Schengen country, which
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