Danish education for foreigners
As an integrated citizen or resident and newly arrived foreigner, you can receive free Danish education.
The Danish education program teaches you to understand, speak, read and write Danish. At the same time, you gain knowledge about the culture, society and labor market in Denmark.
Sønderborg Municipality offers Danish education at UCplus Danish
At the language school, teaching is offered both during the day, evening hours and online.
You can read more about the content and modules of the Danish education at Danish lessons and tests for foreigners
- Who can receive Danish education?
Persons who are 18 years of age, have legal residence in Denmark and are registered can participate in Danish education. This includes different target groups such as
• family reunified
• border commuters
• au pairs
You can read more about the target groups for Danish education at Danish education for adult foreigners, etc.
A deposit of DKK 2.000 is required (except for au pairs), which is refunded when the module or final exam is passed.
- How do I register for a Danish education?
Persons who are refugees or family reunified will receive an automatic referral to the language school and will receive an invitation letter for a visitation interview from the language school.
Workers, students and others in similar situations will receive a letter with information about the language offer no later than one month after their arrival in Sønderborg Municipality.
You can always contact the language school or the job center if you want to be enrolled in the Danish education.
- What is Danskbonus?
If you are a recipient of self-support and repatriation benefit or transition benefit, you can be entitled to a Danish bonus for up to 6 months after applying.
You can apply for a Danish bonus if you have passed an exam in Danish 2 or an equivalent or higher exam.