With a strong history of academic excellence, Denmark attracts thousands of students each year from all around the world to study at its internationally recognized universities.\r\n\r\nStudents from the EU, EEA and Switzerland can study for free in Denmark. However, if you’re from outside these areas, you’ll have to pay tuition fees. The tuition fees are different at each institution and vary depending on what you choose to study.\r\n\r\nStudent cost of living in Denmark\r\n\r\nStudent visa requirements \r\n\r\nIf you need to obtain a student visa, you’ll need to prove that you are able to financially support yourself. This means having access to around €1,000 per month (approx. US$1,080).\r\n\r\nFind out more about applying for student visas. \r\n\r\nAccommodation\r\n\r\nOnce you have been accepted into a Danish university, you will need to sort out accommodation. \r\n\r\nMost students in Denmark live in off-campus halls of residence. These usually cost around €240-460 per month (approx. US$280-496).\r\n\r\nIf you choose to live in private accommodation, a one-bedroom apartment in a Danish city center will cost around US$1,020 per month. This will be slightly higher if you’re studying in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, where a one-bedroom apartment in the city center will cost US$1,465 per month on average. \r\n\r\nOther average living costs in Denmark \r\n\r\n\r\n\tBooks and course materials for courses in Denmark will cost €30-65 per month (approximately US$5-10)\r\n\tYour mobile phone bill in Denmark will cost around 150 DKK per month (approximately US$22)\r\n\tA gym membership in Denmark will cost you an average of US$36 per month.\r\n\tA monthly transport pass will cost US$59 per month on average, however, many students in Denmark use their bikes to travel to university.\r\n\tA meal out at a mid-range restaurant will cost US$44 per person. \r\n\r\n\r\nDanish Tuition Fees\r\n\r\nFor domestic students and students from the EU, EEA and Switzerland, higher education is free for both undergraduates and postgraduate courses.\r\n\r\nIf you are an international student from outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland, you will be required to pay tuition fees at Danish universities.\r\n\r\nThese fees will depend on the university and the course you choose to study, so check the university’s website for the exact rates.\r\n\r\nHere are the tuition fees at some of Denmark’s top universities:\r\n\r\n\r\n\tAalborg University $15,000 per year for undergraduates and ranging from 48,450DKK per year to 100,800DKK (approximately US$7100- 14,780) for postgraduate courses.\r\n\tAarhus University €8,000 to 15,300 (US$8,690 to 16,620) for non-EU/EEA undergraduates and for master’s programs.\r\n\tTechnical University of Denmark €15,000 per year for both undergraduates and postgraduates.\r\n\tUniversity of Copenhagen: €10,000-17,000 (US$10,860 to 18,470) for non-EU/EEA undergraduates and DKK 75,000 per year (around US$10,920 for two years) for master’s programs.\r\n\tUniversity of Southern Denmark €6,200-13,900 (approximately US$6,778- 15,200) for undergraduates. Master’s students will pay €8,500 for two years (approximately US$9,291). \r\n\r\n\r\nDanish scholarships and student funding\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nEducation is free for Danish students and those from the EU, but for international students, there are a range of scholarships and grants available to help with tuition fee costs.\r\n\r\nDanish students are entitled to public support for their living costs whilst at university. This support is awarded by the State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme (SU), which is managed by the Danish Agency for Institutions and Educational Grants. Find out more about these grants here. The Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education is the main provider of grants in Denmark.\r\n\r\nDanish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at exchange students and researchers who wish to immerse themselves in the studies of Danish language and culture, or other Denmark-related fields of study, including architecture, environmental studies and design.\r\n\r\nDanish government scholarships for international students are given to Danish universities to fund full-degree students from non-EU/EEA countries and Switzerland. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a full degree higher education program and granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark due to education.\r\n\r\nYou can view the full list of scholarships on the Study in Denmark website.\r\n\r\nAlternatively, universities may have their own list of scholarships, so check the university’s website before applying.