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Find out all the relevant information about the application process, student life in our international campuses as well as about fees and exchange possibilities.


Currency The Danish currency is the "krone" (crown). The official abbreviation used by the financial sector is DKK, but in Danish daily life, the krone is abbreviated "kr."  

1 Danish Krone (DKK) equals 100 øre. Notes are in denominations of 1000 kr., 500 kr., 100 kr. and 50 kr. Coins are in denominations of 20 kr., 10 kr., 5 kr., 2 kr., 1 kr. and 50 øre.

1 Euro equals about 7.45 DKK.

Although Denmark is a very safe country, it is never a good idea to carry or keep large sums of money. Therefore, we recommend strongly that you open a bank account. When you go to a Danish bank to open an account, you should bring your passport and your Danish CPR-number. You also need to have an address in Denmark where the bank can reach you.
Please note: Though it is possible to open a bank account immediately upon arrival in Denmark, money cannot be withdrawn from the account until you have received your official CPR-number and given it to the bank. 
For advice on money transfers from your home country to Denmark, please check with your bank at home.
Banking hours are usually: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:30/10:00 -16:00 Thursday: 9:30/10:00 - 18:00 Weekends: Closed
Credit and payment cards Foreign credit cards like Visa, MasterCard, Euro-card and American Express, are widely accepted in Denmark. Likewise credit cards can be used in the many cash machines, set up around in the Danish cities. Foreign credit cards are generally not accepted in the Danish supermarkets and grocery stores. You might consider getting a Dankort, a payment card that can be used in almost every shop in Denmark. To get a Dankort, you must open a bank account in Denmark.

Dania Academy, University of Applide Sciences has no scholarships of its own to offer international students. But we can give you information about grants and scholarships.


Many international students at Dania Academy, University of Applide Sciences choose to get a part-time job to finance their student life in Denmark. If you are looking for a part-time job, the Academy can assist you with information on working permit, taxation etc


Cost of living

In addition to school-related expenses, you will need to consider your living expenses. It is difficult to say how much money you will need, as everyone’s spending habits and lifestyles are different

A general estimation of the living costs including local transportation, accommodation, food and other personal expenses is EUR 7-800 per month. However, according to several of our international students they can get by for less than that. If you would like to hear more about our international students' experiences, feel free to contact one of our international student ambassadors


Most of our international students choose to live at student dormitories. Should you prefer to live in privately rented accommodation the rent will typically be higher. You should expect to pay at least EUR 3-400 for a 2-room apartment (excluding additional costs like electricity, water, heating, internet) + a deposit corresponding to 3 months' rent.

Personal expenses

How much money international students spend in Randers on local transportation, clothing, personal items, leisure activities etc. varies considerably. The price examples below can give you a general idea of some of the costs you may encounter in your daily life.

10-rides city bus ticket: EUR 14

30-day city bus ticket: EUR 43

1 litre of milk: 85 Cent

500 g minced meat: EUR 4

2 kg of flour: EUR 1

1 kg pasta: 1-3 EUR

Soda or beer in a supermarket: 50 Cent – EUR 1

Soda or beer in a pub: EUR 2-5

Cinema ticket: EUR 10

Canteen lunch at Dania Academy of Higher Education: EUR 3

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General Costs

All international students must pay a Service Package fee of 150 euro prior to admission. The compulsory Service Package fee covers expenses such as introduction arrangements, Danish culture course, student card, materials fee, database licenses and around the clock student counselling. In addition to the service package. Dania offers introductory courses such as project based study techniques and preparatory courses in mathematics and economics. We strongly recommend students to participate in the introductory courses as this will highly help to successfully complete studies in Denmark.




- Introduction arrangements

- Introduction trip

- Danish culture course

- Student card

- Materials fee (print-outs, handouts)

- Database licenses

- Around the clock student counselling



150 euro


Introductory courses


 30 hours Project based study techniques

50 euro


 30 hours Mathematics upgrade

50 euro


 30 hours Economics upgrade

50 euro


Tuition Fees

Students from EU/EEA countries and Switzerland

The AP Degree Programmes at Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences - are free of charge for students from EU/EEAcountries and Switzerland.

Students from countries outside the EU/EE

Due to Danish legislation students from non-EU/EEA countries taking a higher education in Denmark have to pay a tuition fee.

Below you will find an overview over tuition fees (in EURO) for all the English taught programmes at Dania.

AP Programmes Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
Marketing Management 4100 4100 4100 4100


6000 6000 6000
Automotive Technology 6750 6750 6750 6750
Hospitality and Tourism 4100 4100 4100 4100


BA top-up Programme Semester 5                                Semester 6                            Semester 7                           
International Hospitality Management    4100 4100 4100







You must pay a deposit equivalent to 1 semesters tuition fee no later than two weeks after receipt of the admission letter.

  • You will find details about methods of payment in the admission letter
  • If you cannot enrol because your visa application was declied, you will receive your payment back except for the service package fee. Documentation of visa refusal must be presented.



An Academy Profession (AP) Degree Programme is a type of higher education with a duration of two years that combines theoretical studies with a practice-oriented approach 

The AP Degree Programmes are offered at Academies of Professional Higher Education in Denmark. The Academies have fewer students than universities since they offer a limited number of study programmes, facilitating close contact between students and companies in the region. The AP Degree Programmes make use of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), a common European standard, where 60 Credits correspond to one year of full-time studies at higher-education level. The Marketing Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Auto-Technology & IT-Technology Programmes are two-year, full-time educations that correspond to 120 ECTS Credits.
Career Prospects The AP Degree Programmes are designed in close collaboration with representatives from relevant sectors of business and industry to ensure that the graduates get the qualifications and competencies needed by the industry. The educations include guest lecturers from private businesses, company visits and a 3 months' internship in a Danish or foreign company. The close contact with business life gives the students an excellent starting point for finding a job after graduation.
Further studies An AP Degree is comparable to the first two years of a 3-year Bachelor Degree. Because of this, AP Degree Programmes also qualify
graduates for further studies at universities or business schools in Denmark or abroad. Dania Academy of Higher Education has agreements with a number of Danish and European universities about accepting our graduates for a top-up Bachelor Degree. 
Read more about the Academy's partner universities.
Quality assurance The AP Degree Programmes are approved by the Danish Ministry of Education.

Being an international student in Randers is not all work and no play. There are lots of opportunities for sports and leisure activities in the town itself and the surrounding area.

Whether you are looking for small specialist stores or larger department stores you will find it in Randers. Randers Storcenter, the largest shopping mall in town, is situated just next to Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences.
Sport and leisure
There are a wide range of sporting activities to enjoy in Randers. In and around town you can find facilities for football, aerobics, badminton, tennis, handball, swimming, shooting or motor cross, just to mention a few. A good way to meet the Danes is to enter one of the local sport clubs. Click here for a map showing the local clubs & unions in Randers. Randers is situated on Denmark's largest river Gudenåen, so if you are into outdoor activities like angling, canoeing or walking in beautiful scenery, opportunities abound.
In the city centre you find a wide variety restaurants, cafes, and bars, most of them within walking distance of each other. Here you can enjoy a warm cappuccino, a cold draught beer, a fancy drink or hot live music – whatever suits your taste and budget. You can find more information about eating out and nightlife in Randers here.
Music and arts
You will find a good choice of libraries, theatres, cinemas, museums and art galleries in Randers. Værket, the old city power station, which has been transformed into a centre for the performing arts, is the place to go for opera, concerts, theatre plays and much more. The Randers Festival which takes place every year in early August, is a week filled with events and entertainment featuring all kinds of live music.
Tourist attractions
The most famous tourist attraction in Randers is the Rain Forest where you can explore tropical plants and animals in the three domes representing Asia, Africa and South America. Other attractions include the Elvis Presley Museum and the business and cultural centre Underværket.
Founded 700 years ago, Randers also has a well-preserved medieval town centre where you find several buildings and churches from the 15th and 16th centuries.

Randers is situated on the east coast of Denmark's main peninsula Jutland.

With good links by rail, road and air to Denmark and the rest of Europe, Randers is an easy place to travel to. Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences - is located on the outskirts of Randers close to several major roads, making it simple and convenient to get to the Academy.
Below you can get more directions on finding us and getting around in Randers:
Aarhus Airport is located just 40 minutes by car from Randers. One hour if you go by public transportation – you can take Bus Route 212 from Randers directly to the airport. Often it is possible to get very cheap tickets from Aarhus Airport to various European cities, e.g. London and Barcelona.
For overseas flights, the place to go is Copenhagen Airport. The airport is Scandinavia's main airport and direct connections are available to a total of 132 destinations worldwide. Copenhagen Airport can be reached within four to five hours by train from Randers.
The public transport system in Denmark is well organized and efficient. Travelling costs are comparatively high, but you can save money by buying monthly tickets and often it is also possible to get youth or student discount.
There is an hourly train service between Randers and the other major cities in Denmark. A youth card called a DSB WildCard for people under 26 allows for up till 50% reduction on intercity trains. Seats can be reserved over the telephone (tel. 70 13 14 15) or the internet and collected at the train station for a minimal charge.
The bus lines
There are also express bus lines running between Randers and a number of Danish cities. The bus lines 3, 4, 15, 115 and 118 all stop close to Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences. A ticket costs DKK 17.00 but it is possible to get a discount when buying a 10-ride ticket (DKK 115) or a card valid for one month (DKK 330), three months or one year. The bus stops are marked with the route number, a blue and/or yellow bus sign and a timetable. One-ride tickets are sold on the bus, 10-ride tickets are sold in a number of kiosks around Randers and the monthly cards are purchased at the Randers Central Bus Station (Dytmærsken 12, 8900 Randers, tel. 86 42 37 77).
You can plan your journey by Danish public transportation here.
The infrastructure in Denmark is highly developed and well signposted. The number of motorways, expressways and highways is large compared to the size of the country and the number of inhabitants. It is very easy to reach Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences by car. After leaving the highway E45 at exit 43 you will be there in just two minutes. You can find your route via GoogleMaps.
There is a parking area next to the Academy. Parking lots around town can be found here.
Information about driving in Denmark can be found on (click the menu TRANSPORT).
Going by taxi in Denmark is expensive. All Danish taxis have a taximeter which must be activated when starting and turned off upon arrival at the destination. Tariffs are fixed locally, but expect to pay at least a basic fare of DKK 19 + DKK 10 per kilometre. To book a taxi in Randers dial 87 11 30 30.
The bicycle is a popular means of transportation in Denmark. It is convenient and safe to get around by bike with a comprehensive network of bicycle lanes around the streets of Randers. You can buy cheap second hand bikes via the website (in Danish) You can buy a new bike in Kvickly in Randers Storcenter (a shopping mall next to the Academy) for around 1.500 DKK. You must use lights on the front and rear of your bike from dusk to dawn – if caught without light a fine will be issued.
Visiting our Academy
If you consider studying at Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences you are always welcome to visit us to find out more about our programmes, check out the facilities and meet some of our students. Please contact us at e-mail to make an appointment.
Arriving in Randers
Semester start for the AP Degree Programmes at Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences is the first week of September. As you will get lots of important information during the first week of your studies, be sure to arrive before semester start. We recommend that you arrive one week prior to semester start so you can get settled in Randers before classes begin. The International Office will be happy to assist you and answer any question you might have during the week before semester start.
As soon as you are in Randers you should contact our International Liaison Officer Nikolaj Zethner on the telephone: +45 87 11 44 00, via e-mail or in person at the Academy to let us know that you have arrived. Please note: If you arrive later than 14 days after study start you will not be accepted as a student at Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences.
On this page you can also find information about: 
International route planner

Please note: When you have found a place to live in Randers, please inform International Liaison Officer Nikolaj Zethner e-mail 

Most of our international students choose to live at the student dormitory Randers Kollegiegård. (URL). The dormitory is situated app. 8 km from Dania. There are several bus lines going downtown and direct bus connections to the Academy (bus line 4). If you arrive at Randers Railway Station, you can take bus line 2, 10 or 11 to Randers Central Bus Station and then change to line 6 that will take you directly to the dormitory.
The dormitory rooms are furnished, but you must bring your own sheets, covers or a sleeping bag. Furthermore, you should bring your own cutlery and china as well as pots and pans.
Rent costs Please visit Randers Kollegiegård website.

IMPORTANT: To get a room at the dormitory, please do the following:

    • You apply for a room by filling in the online application form at the dormitory's website Please note: It is not possible to get a room at the dormitory without prior reservation.
    • You should apply for the room as soon as possible, no matter the status of your visa application.         
    • When you get the admission letter from Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences you must pay the administrative fee or deposit  as soon as possible and no later than two weeks after receipt of the admission letter. When you have paid the relevant fees we can confirm to the dormitory that you will be a student at the Academy. If you do not pay all relevant fees to the Academy in due time, the dormitory cannot hold the room for you.          
    • You must pay the first month's rent + 3 months' deposit to the dormitory two weeks before arrival at the latest. The final date for payment might be earlier depending on when you have applied – please contact the dormitory for further information. The payment must be made via an international bank transfer. To get the payment details, please contact the dormitory. If you do not pay the 1 month's rent + 3 months' deposit in due time your application for a room will be cancelled.
      Please note:

·          As the dormitory Randers Kollegiegård is not owned by Dania, the Academy can not guarantee you a room – but if you follow the steps listed above, you are almost sure to get one.

·          The above-mentioned rent may change without prior notice – please contact the dormitory for further information

If you prefer to live somewhere else than the student dormitory, you can find some suggestions on how to find housing on your own below.
Please notice that if you choose to live in privately rented accommodation the rent will typically be higher than at the student dormitory. You should expect to pay at least EUR 3-400 for a 2-room apartment (excluding additional costs like electricity, water, heating, and internet) + a deposit corresponding to 3 months' rent.
Some general advice when you are searching for an apartment:

  • React promptly on relevant housing ads and get an appointment to see the apartment as soon as possible.
  • When you rent a room or an apartment, you must according to Danish Law receive a lease contract that sets out the agreements made between you and the landlord.
  • Dania offers to go through the lease contract that you receive together with you.

How to find an apartment There are many internet directories with ads for rooms and apartments, but most of them are in Danish only. In this document (pdf) you find some useful terms that can ease your search for accommodation. For more terms, buy a Danish-English dictionary or use the online dictionaries at or is the most comprehensive directory. To get full information about the ads posted, you need to register. This costs DDK 350 for two months. (English version available) • (English version available)
Ads in newspapers You can also find ads for rooms and apartments in the newspapers. The Randers-based newspaper Randers Amtsavis has housing ads in the Wednesday and Saturday editions. There are also ads in local newspapers and in the newspapers you get for free around town.


If you do not find housing prior to your arrival in Randers, here are some suggestions for temporary housing possibilities:
Danhostel Randers (Hostel located just 10-minutes walk from Randers town centre) Gethersvej 1 DK-8900 Randers.
Fladbro Camping (Campsite just 5 km. from the centre of Randers. Cabins on 10m2 containing 4 beds available) Hedevej 9, Fladbro DK-8900 Randers Telephone (+45) 86 42 93 61 Fax (+45) 86 42 93 61
You can get more information about hotels, camping sites, Bed & breakfast etc. at Randers Tourist Information:
Randers Turistbureau Tørvebryggen 12 8900 Randers Telephone (+45) 86 42 44 77
Student dormitory Randers Kollegiegård Danhostel Randers Fladbro Camping Randers Tourist Information

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Browse through the tabs to find out more about living in Randers.

For further information about the city, you can visit 


Sport and Leisure


If you are into sports and fitness, Viborg offers you lots of possibilities to maintain your active lifestyle. In addition to football and handball, Viborg offers a number of exiting sports.
In the last few years, Viborg has grown into an international running town with many events every year - and you are invited to participate! Winter weather permitting; there are some cross-country ski slopes and even a small slope with a lift.
Viborg has, in addition, many fitness clubs with special prices for students, a wonderful swimming pool with recreation area open many hours a week, a bowling center - or why not try mountain climbing.
The nature surrounding the town affords many fun bicycle rides in, among others, Dollerup Bakker (hills), canooing in the small streams, golfing or angling in the many lakes. At, you will find a complete list of all sports clubs.
Events - stay updated Via the homepage of Viborg Tourist Information you can stay updated about all events taking place in Viborg. Viborg is close to HerningAarhus and Randers, where you will find may trade fairs, sports events and large concerts.
Want to know more? At Viborg Tourist Information at Nytorv 9 in the city centre, you can for example:

  • Get free brochures about Viborg and the surrounding area.
  • Get a map of the town
  • Get tips about events and tours
  • Get directions

The staff is always happy to help you: Just phone:  87 87 88 88 or write:


How to get around

You will find all local, regional, and national buses in the city centre. The large bus terminal is located next to the railway station. From there, you can take fast trains to all the major cities in Denmark - including Copenhagen. The closest airport is Karup - an approximate 30-minute-drive from Viborg.
The airport bus will take you direct from the city centres to the airport. At the moment, ticket prices are rather low due to intense competition between two airlines.
For more information:

The municipality of Viborg guarantees all new students a place to live.

As a new incoming student to the municipality of Viborg there are several options regarding accommodation. New dormitories are situated just across the street from Campus and offer a variety of more than 11 different types of rooms, both single and double rooms. All rooms are furnished and some with own bath and kitchen. As an example a single room 32m2 with own bath and mini kitchen costs DKK 2720,00 per month. The price incl. rent, cold water, heating, internet and cable TV. Excl. electricity (price 2013). The student must bring own bed sheets, towels, cutlery, pots and pans, TV, radio etc.

We can also provide a bedroom in a 3-persons flat approximately 3,5 km. from Campus, where the residents share kitchen, bathroom and living room. Monthly rent incl. heating, water and cable TV is DKK 1750,00. Excl. electricity (price 2013). The flats are furnished with beds, table and chairs and the kitchens are fully equipped with fridge, freezer, oven, stove and kettle. The student must bring own bed sheets, towels, cutlery, pots and pans, TV, radio etc.

All of the above types of accommodation are administrated via a local Housing company (the Tenant) and all renting contracts and payments are made directly between the student and the tenant.


Browse through the tabs to find out more about living in Viborg.

For further information about the city, you can visit 


BA students in Aarhus 

The Buddy program is specially designed for our international students with the aim of helping them integrate in the Danish society. We want our students to feel ''at home abroad'' and to help them mingle better both internally and externally with businesses and the community.

Buddies are responsible with the following:

- Picking up international students from the airport/bus station

- Inviting them to events and parties

- Organizing venues involving sports and fitness, cooking, outdoor activities etc.

- Showing the city (stores, bank, other facilities)

- Being contactable 

International students will be in the good hands of the buddies and their needs will be taken care of.

The Buddy program will also help students network and meet eachother even before starting the courses at the academy.

Aside from the practical aspect, the programme is also good for improving the students' language skills as well as the personal and professional skills.


The following requirements generally apply for all international study programmes. Specific requirements for each English-taught study programme can be found under each study programme.

Marketing Management      Automotive Technology    It Technology   

Hospitality and Tourism    International Hospitality Management

Applications are evaluated individually. Good examination results from a previous education accompanied by other qualifications such as work experience in a relevant field, study stays abroad and general motivation can contribute to a successful admission.

Danish applicants

Danish applicants must have at least English B or equivalent. Other requirements are the same as for the Danish programmes.

International applicants

Non-Danish students must apply for admission under the same conditions as Danish students. They are eligible for admission if they have a Danish qualifying examination or qualifications comparable to the Danish entrance qualifications.

Examples include:

  • Upper secondary certificates and diplomas from the Nordic countries, European countries (Baccalaureate diploma) and other countries that have signed the European Convention on the Equivalence of Diplomas, Leading to Admission to Universities
  • High school diplomas from the United States followed by either two years of university or college studies in relevant subjects. This also applies to applicants with a high school diploma from countries with a similar educational system
  • Bachelor's degrees in relevant subjects from universities in African countries, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, China and the Philippines.


International applicants must pass an internationally-approved test*. We accept these tests with the following minimum scores:

  • IELTS: 6.0
  • TOEFL Internet based: 80
  • TOEFL paper based: 550
  • Cambridge test: CAE: A, B or C grade
  • Oxford Placement test: 140 (min. 70 in each part)
  • Oxford Online Placement test: B2 (min. 70 in each part)
  • TOEIC: 700
  • PTE: min. 50

Applicants holding Nordic entrance exams, an International baccalaureate exam or applicants who have English as their native language are exempt from this requirement.

*(the test is taken in the applicant’s country of origin or residence – not at Dania).

SKYPE Interview

When you have successfully applied for the international AP degree programme,  you will receive an invitation for a Skype interview with one of our staff members. It will be an informal meeting where our main goal is to test your English skills as well as your motivation for applying to the programme. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about the programme and studying in Denmark . The interview is mandatory for all students who apply for the international AP degree programmes

Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education

See which specific requirements you need to fulfil as a non-EU applicant here.


What qualifications do I need to apply? 
To apply for one of Dania's AP Degree Programmes, you need to have relevant vocational training or an upper secondary education for example Mathematics or Business economics at intermediate level (Danish B-level) and English at upper level comparable to English level B of a Danish upper secondary examination.

If you are not familiar with the Danish Educational system, you can contact our international Student Councellor Mr. Nikolaj Zethner on e-mail: before applying to check if you have the right qualifications. 

Do I need to take a TOEFL / IELTS test to apply? 
Yes. All students applying from non-EU countries must attach a IELTS test with a minimum score of 6.0. The test result document must either be an original, or a copy no more than six months old. TOEFL or Cambridge CAE, Certificate in Advanced English tests are also accepted with equivalent levels of proficiency. EU applicants must be able to document good grades in English. 

Does it cost anything to apply? 
No. There is no application fee at Dania. 

How do I apply? 
You apply through the Danish application system on There is a very thorough English guide for applicants who do not read Danish. 

Should my school-leaving certificate and other documents all be translated into English and who should do this?

  • Students from EU / EEA countries: All copies of your school-leaving certificates and grade transcripts must be certified by the school of origin. If we find it necessary, we can require that you get the certificates translated into English by an authorized translator or issued by the school of origin in English. 
  • Students from countries outside the EU / EEA: All certificates and grade transcripts must be translated into English by an authorized translator or issued by the school of origin in English. All translations must be accompanied by a copy of the original document, certified by the school of origin. 
  • All students: Other documents like job references etc. will only be taken into consideration if they are translated into English by an authorized translator.

Should I bring my original school-leaving certificates and exam papers with me to Denmark? 
Yes, you must always bring the original school-leaving certificates and other documentation submitted with the application and show them on request upon arrival at Dania. 

When should I submit my application? 
Applicants with a non-Danish Secondary education can initially apply between 1 February - 15 March (no later than 12 noon). It is possible to apply through the application system later. Please contact the academy for further information on this option at But the sooner you apply, the faster we can process your application. Applying before the deadline can also help if you forget to send a transcript or other documents with the application form. That way we will have time to contact you, and you will have time to fix the problem before the deadline. 

What will happen when I have submitted my application form?
When we receive your application form, we will send you an e-mail or a letter of receipt. Then we will consider your application, paying attention to your academic abilities, your work experience and your personal motivation statement. If we find your entry qualifications sufficient, we will contact you in order to make a telephone or personal interview. We aim to contact you within twenty workdays of receiving your application. We prefer to contact you by e-mail, so it is important that you write your e-mail address very clearly on the application form and check your inbox on a regular basis. If your entry qualifications are not sufficient, you will receive an e-mail or a letter of rejection. 

What is the objective of the Skype or personal interview? 
A compulsory part of the application procedure is an interview with you in English by SKYPE or in person. The interview, which takes approximately 15-30 minutes, helps us to assess your English skills. You don’t have to speak English fluently, but you have to be able to understand lectures and take part in classroom discussions as well as to write papers in English. During the interview you should also tell us about your motivation for choosing Dania. 

When will I know whether I have been admitted? 
Within five workdays after making the telephone or personal interview, we will send you an admission letter or a letter of rejection by e-mail or surface mail. 

What will happen after I have received the admission letter? 
In the beginning of July you will receive a Welcome package with information about the semester start, books, activity plan for the 1st study year. 

I have submitted my application form, but I haven’t heard from Dania for a while. What should I do?
If you applied in Randers, you can always contact our International Student Councellor Mr Nikolaj Zethner on e-mail: to check the status of your application. If you have applied in Viborg, please contact International Coordinator Mikael Nielsen on e-mail: 

The application deadline for EU students is 15 March, but by that time I haven't got my school-leaving certificate yet. What should I do? 
You should send us a transcript of your most recent grades/marks. If this transcript does not include your grades in English and Mathematics / Business economics, you must also send us the most recent transcript showing your grades/marks in these subjects. When we receive your application form, we will follow the application procedure as described above. If we find your entry qualifications sufficient, you will receive a conditional admission letter. As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate you must send a copy to us, and then your admission will be confirmed. 

Do I have to pay a tuition fee? 
Students from the EU/EEA countries don’t pay any tuition fee. Due to Danish legislation all other students have to pay a tuition fee – see pricelist. Full-fee students must pay a deposit equivalent to 1 semesters fee no later than two weeks after receipt of the admission letter. 

I speak Danish and would like to apply for one of Dania's educations taught in Danish. What should I do? 
You should apply via the Danish KOT-system (Den Koordinerede Tilmelding). The application form can be found on 

What will happen if I have been admitted but choose not to enroll after all? 
If you have been admitted to one of Dania’s programmes but for some reason decide not to enroll, you should inform us about your decision at once. The administrative fee paid by EU/EEA students is not refundable. If you are a non-EU citizen your 50 pct. deposit will not be paid back to you unless you cannot enroll because your visa application was declined.  

Any other questions? 
If you have any further questions about the application procedure, please contact our international Student Councellor Mr. Nikolaj Zethner by e-mail:



Once you have been admitted to Dania, you must check whether you need a residence permit to study in Denmark. The procedures vary depending on your nationality.

Nordic countries Students from the Nordic countries; Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden can freely work and reside in Denmark. You are not required to obtain a visa or residence permit. You can find more information on the website of the Mobility Information Service of the Nordic Region


EU/EEA countries Students from all EU / EEA countriesas well as citizens from Switzerland must get an EU/EEA residence certificate. When you arrive in Denmark, you must apply for the EU/EEA residence certificate at the Regional State Administration.

The EU/EEA residence certificate application form must be delivered personally to the Regional State Administration when completed.

The time it takes to process an application depends largely on whether all necessary documents are enclosed with the application form. Bring:     

  • your passport     
  • a copy of your passport     
  • one passport photo     
  • an Admission Confirmation Letter from the Academy (you get this letter upon arrival at the Academy).


The Regional State Administration office closest to Randers and Viborg is in the neighbouring city Aarhus. You will find the address of the office, information about opening hours and directions on how to get to the office here (pdf).


Countries outside the EU/EEA Students from countries outside the EU / EEA must obtain a residence permit before entering Denmark. As soon as you receive the admission letter from Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences, you must send your application to the Danish Embassy or consulate general in your home country. You can find the Danish representative offices in your home country at the website of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

In order to be granted a residence permit you must document that you have been accepted for a study programme at Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences, and that you have paid the deposit for 1 semester. You will be granted a residence permit for the full duration of the programme.
It takes about three months to issue a residence permit, so it is important that you apply as soon as possible.
For more information, please consult The Danish Immigration Service.


Please note: Dania is not liable for any changes in the rules and regulations of The Danish Immigration Authorities.
The Danish Immigration Service

The Mobility Information Service of the Nordic Region

The Regional State Administration

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

The EU/EEA residence certificate application form

Regional State Administration_info and map (pdf)

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Danish students  Apply now

Danish students must apply here.

For the Danish programme, there are winter and summer intakes.

International students

International students must apply here.

Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences cooperates with several organisations to promote our higher educational programmes abroad. It is recommended that you contact a local representative where available, for further information on the application process.


EU applicants must apply no later than 15 March at 12.00 noon. Later applications will only be accepted if we have available places.

Non-EU applicants must apply no later than 15 March at 12.00 noon. Later applications will not be accepted due to the long processing time for residence permit applications.

You can apply from 1 February.

The study start is mid to late August 2016.


This education is located in International Programmes