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Free Danish language courses for foreigners

IA Sprog offers free Danish language courses to adult foreigners. Our program is flexible and is tailored to your existing skills.

Who can attend free Danish language courses?

Most adult foreigners entering Denmark are entitled to 250 hours of free Danish language courses.

You must meet three requirements:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You must possess a Danish CPR (civic) number.
  • You must have a residency permit or the equivalent.

Most foreigners entering Denmark for the purpose of working, studying, accompanying a spouse, or serving as an au pair begin their study of Danish by enrolling in the Labour Market Oriented Danish Course.  Upon completion, they may continue by enrolling in Danish Language Courses 1, 2 or 3.

Refugees and persons involved in family reunification with individuals originating outside the EU/EEA may begin their study by enrolling in the free modular Danish courses.

The laws that pertain to these courses can be read (in Danish) here.

If you are interested in the course offerings described above, or you have questions about whether the courses are suitable for you, you are welcome to contact IA Sprog.  Our counsellors will be able to guide you quickly and identify the course that is right for you.

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