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On this page we share tips and tricks about learning Danish - and about living, studying and working in Denmark.

  • A girl is sitting by her computer gaining access to online dictionaries. May 26, 2020

    IA Sprog reopens on June 2nd

    We are happy to welcome our students and teachers back on Hejrevej Tuesday 2nd of June.  Finally we can return to our classrooms and fill our school with the sound of human voices, laughter and [...]

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  • Girl on yellow background wondering if free danish classes are the best May 25, 2020

    Free Danish again. What now?

    Perhaps you have heard the rumor that as of July 1st 2020, it will again be possible to take free Danish lessons. And perhaps you have been hoping, that this would be the case at IA Sprog. This [...]

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  • May 4, 2020

    Online Danish courses in July

    If you have time to focus on Danish classes in July, our summer courses may be the perfect option for you. Classes are conducted online, so you can join us from Cairo – or Copenhagen! And [...]

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  • Two people under a blooming tree waiting for the reopening of IA Sprog May 1, 2020

    The reopening of IA Sprog has already started

    On March 11th all educational institutions in Denmark were closed down.  Students and teachers at IA Sprog were sent home, and our classes were reorganized as online learning within a very short [...]

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  • A girl sitting at a desk in IA Sprog, where the members of the board meet on a regular basis. March 25, 2020

    Covid-19: Frequently asked questions

    Can I register for Danish classes now? Yes, you can. We have lots of Danish courses in Copenhagen and online. When will physical attendance classes be resumed? On March 11th following the recommendations [...]

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  • March 24, 2020

    IA Sprog cancels physical attendance classes until May 10th

    Due to the development of the coronavirus outbreak and the recommendations of the Danish Government, IA Sprog will continue to be closed until May 10th. This means that all physical attendance classes are [...]

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  • March 6, 2020

    Corona virus: Help us prevent infection

    We, at IA Sprog, follow the guidelines below from the Danish Health Authority and The Ministry of Foreign Affairs- regarding the coronavirus. On Tuesday, March 3rd, the Danish Health Authority has [...]

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  • We retain our employees with Danish lessons November 21, 2019

    We retain our employees with Danish lessons

    The company Siteimprove has 33 nationalities gathered under one roof. HR Director Gitte Hemmingsen reveals what she does to attract and retain the right employees. They offer Danish lessons in close [...]

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  • September 12, 2019

    10 (foolproof) tips to improve your listening comprehension in Danish

    So you’ve been studying Danish for a while, but you keep having trouble understanding what Danes are saying…Does this sound familiar? Looking for our Spotify playlists with Danish Christmas songs? [...]

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  • Four students in class smiling because the teacher said something funny about how to learn Danish by heart. Elodie is the name of the girl to the right. May 24, 2019

    ’Whaaat! We have to learn Danish by heart???’

    If you’re trying to figure out how to learn Danish, you might find inspiration in Elodie’s story. According to her own account, she has been resisting to learn Danish for years. But recently she discovered [...]

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  • Girl with a smiling face talking on the phone to Danish authorities. Like her you can also have your education assessed. December 6, 2018

    Have your education assessed

    Have you completed an education or vocational training before arriving in Denmark? If the answer is yes, you can get an assessment at Styrelsen for Forskning og Uddannelse – the Danish Agency for Science [...]

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  • A girl is sitting by her computer gaining access to online dictionaries. December 6, 2018

    Get access to online dictionaries at Ordbogen.com

    As a student at IA Sprog you get free access to a variety of quality online dictionaries through ordbogen.com. You can look up words and call a language professional, so there is plenty of help to be [...]

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  • December 1, 2018

    Christmas in Denmark

    Christmas is the most celebrated holiday in Denmark. The Danish word ‘jul’ is derived from the pagan word ‘yul’, which means ‘festivities’. These ‘festivities’ are the [...]

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  • Feet walking up the steps of a staicase just like you take constant small steps to improve your Level of Danish while learning the language. August 28, 2018

    What level of Danish have I reached?

    Do you have trouble remembering how far you have come in your Danish language courses? Don’t worry – help is near: We have created a guideline for anyone who wants to evaluate their own level of [...]

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  • Two cups of tea. One with black tea and one with green tea. They look similar but are vey different. Just like municipal or private language schools are very different. August 28, 2018

    Language school: Municipal or private?

    What is the difference actually? Get an overview with this list of the most important differences between choosing a municipal or a private language school. Previously, learning Danish at the municipal [...]

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  • Girl with her phone smiling because she just found an intensive Danish course and this answers her question: Why choose IA Sprog? June 27, 2018

    Why choose IA Sprog?

    Here are some of the reasons why we think you should keep learning Danish with IA Sprog: IA Sprog focuses on creating the optimal conditions for you to enjoy flexibility but also ‘dive deep’ [...]

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  • An article in a dictionary about dialects. May 15, 2018

    Dialects of Denmark

    Is Scandinavian actually one single language? Danish is a Nordic – or North Germanic – language, and its closest relatives are Norwegian and Swedish. In fact, Norwegian and Swedish are so closely related [...]

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  • Hand writing on an envelope to be sent to the politicians in the debate about fees for Danish courses. March 26, 2018

    Debate regarding tuition fees for Danish courses

    Update June 4, 2018 The draft law concerning tuition fee was adopted today with 76 votes for and 21 against it. Update May 23, 2018 The draft law concerning, among other things, the tuition fee of DKK [...]

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