With a Danish CPR number, you can learn Danish for free at Copenhagen Language Center. As of 1 July 2017, most new students enrolling in Danish courses will be charged a refundable deposit of DKK 1,250.
Do I have to pay deposit?
Students who started learning Danish at a language school in Denmark before 1 July 2017 can continue without paying a deposit.
You will have to pay deposit, if you are in Denmark:
- as an international student
- as a wage earner
- following family reunification with a Danish citizen persuant to EU regulations
You do not have to pay deposit if your grounds for residence permit are:
- as a refugee
- family reunification with a Danish citizen persuant to The Aliens Act
- as an au pair
The following rules apply for the refundable deposit:
- You may not begin attending Danish courses until the refundable deposit is paid.
- The refundable deposit is charged regardless of the module at which you begin.
- After passing the module test, the refundable deposit will be automatically transferred to cover the next module or it will be paid out to you if you take a break from your studies following the module test.
- The deposit is refunded in full once you complete your Danish studies with the final exam.
* Only applicable for new students who begin taking Danish classes for the first time on or after 1 July 2017.
How do I pay the refundable deposit?
When you have been assigned to a Danish class, you will receive an e-mail with information on how to pay your deposit.
The deposit can be refunded once you have passed a module test. The refundable deposit can either be transferred to cover the following module or paid out if you wish to take a break from your Danish studies after the completion of a module.
Please be advised that it can take up to 4 weeks for us to return the deposit back to you.
The deposit is refunded in full once you have completed your Danish studies with the final exam. The following rules apply for deposit refunds:
- The deposit will be automatically refunded once you have passed the final exam.
- The refundable deposit can be transferred to cover the next module or paid out if you wish to take a break from your Danish studies after the completion of a module.
- If you wish to transfer to a new language school during your studies, you must first pass your module test. You can then continue with the next module at the new school.
- In exceptional cases, you may be eligible for a deposit refund without completing your module/passing your module test. Please contact our office staff for more information.
Contact our office staff for more information about the refundable deposit.
Visit retsinformation.dk for more information. (in Danish)