Learn Danish at Roskilde University

International students at Roskilde University can receive tuition in Danish. The courses will be an addition to studies at RUC. Through the courses, you will be able to meet international students from across the campus.


Danish Education (DU3)
Danish Education (DU3) is targeted towards students who have learned a foreign language and/or are used to study at an academic level.


The course will focus on:

  • Correct Danish pronunciation
  • Oral proficiency – language skills for your everyday life
  • Writing proficiency (on the higher modules)

These courses are available for foreign students who are at pre-intermediate, intermediate or advanced level of Danish. The Danish Education covers a total of six modules. Each module is completed with a test. You have to pass the test before continuing on the next module. The Danish Education can be completed with a final exam.


General informations - where and when?

  • Once a week - 3 lessons in the late afternoon
  • At the PAES Institute at RUC
  • Conversation classes as a supplement to your Danish language course.
  • E-learning tools will be a supplement to the course. 


User fee, deposit and the Module Unit Card (for self-supporting residents only)

​User fee: Self-supporting residents / students will be charged a user fee of 2.000 DKK. The user fee includes a full module on one of the state certified Danish Educations along with a final module test or Danish Exam, where the level is equivalent to the standards of the European Council (CEFR).

Deposit: The deposit of 1.250 DKK must be transferred prior to course start. The full deposit will be reimbursed upon completion of a module or after completion of the Danish Education. 

The Module Unit Card: Foreign employees and students will be assigned to a Module Unit Card. one unit pr. module.

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Would you like to be a student?

Before you start your Danish Education at CLAVIS, we invite you to an interview in order to evaluate which of the three Danish educations and which of the six modules suits you the best. When you start at CLAVIS you will receive all relevant information and guidance regarding your Danish education – along with time frames for your tuition, module tests, exams etc.