Friday 12 December 2014

Benefits of Studying in Denmark


Denmark is no longer only an international job hub, but is becoming an international education hub as well as is evidenced by the increasing number of overseas students coming to study in Denmark. Apart from high standards of education, the privileges students get in Denmark make ita favorite education destination. There are so many benefits of studying in Denmark, and some even sound too good to be true.

Here are a few benefits of studying in Denmark.

No tuition fee

Yes, we know it is too good to be true, but it is a fact. If you are a citizen of a European Union country or have come to study in Denmark under a student exchange program then you need not pay any tuition fee for your studies. The Danish government also offers several scholarships and runs funding programs to aid overseas students who are required to pay the fee. Additionally, if the government of your home country provides you a scholarship or monthly stipend for your studies, then it is quite easy to continue to receive it while studying in Denmark.

High standard of education

The high standards of education in Denmark are evidenced by the fact that it is the biggest Scandinavian education hub. Additionally, Danish universities and education institutes are also ranked well internationally. Consequently, Danish credentials are accepted worldwide and carry great value. So, getting education in Denmark is an obvious step towards a brighter future.

Mostly Danish, but English too

When it comes to migrating to a foreign country, people feel reluctant if it is not an English speaking country. Although in Denmark mostly Danish is spoken, but everywhere people are able to communicate in English. So, there is no communication barrier involved while migrating to Denmark. Additionally, you can join a Danish language course to add up one more language to your professional résumé, as well as make your stay in Denmark more comfortable.

Free health care

Once you have commenced your studies in Denmark, you will receive a public health care card, aka yellow card, which will enable you to access free public health care services offered by the government, as well as have you appointed to a doctor. However, dentists are not included in public health care services.

Experience of living in Denmark

More than anything, by studying in Denmark, you will get to experience life in one of the cleanest, healthiest and happiest country. In fact, according to the World Happiness Report 2013 Denmark is the happiest country in the world. Besides, you will get to experience a new culture in which it is easy to adapt, since Danes are quite friendly people.

There are three different categories to apply for Danish student visa. First is Higher Educational program, second is for Basic and Youth Study program, and third is Folk High School program. Depending on your educational needs and career ambitions, you can choose the appropriate category for yourself.
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