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Coming to Denmark

Arriving in an unknown country, meeting new teachers and students can be both overwhelming and confusing. Here is some help and information.

What should you do to get a residence permit, what is a CPR-number, and do all Danes really know how to ride a bike?


The International Student Survival Guide is your guide to Denmark (PDF). The Guide is written by Studenterhuset.

International students have contributed with their experiences in Denmark, their sometimes frustrations – and all their best advice for a succesful time here.

Arriving Learning Discovering

Sorsha Caldwell attended International Video Journalism in 2020.


There is nothing to worry about - everyone here is super friendly and the professors are very helpfull

Sorsha Caldwell, Edinburgh Napier University UK