Danish for beginners

Free evening or daytime classes – for new Danish language learners

Copenhagen Language Center offers new courses in Danish for beginners every month. The beginner courses are targeted students in the Danish 1, 2 and 3 programmes.

Copenhagen Language Center,
Copenhagen capital region
Danish for beginners is a basic language course. Free evening or daytime classes with focus on conversation and on-the-job language skills.

Danish for beginners at Copenhagen Language Center provides you with general skills in both oral and written Danish to help you in your everyday life. You will gain an overall understanding of Danish language and culture.

In addition, the course focuses on vocabulary and gives a general understanding of Danish work conditions and culture. Thereby, enabling you to perform your job in Denmark to the best of your ability.

With a Danish CPR number, you can learn Danish free of charge at Copenhagen Language Center. New students enrolling in Danish courses will be charged a refundable deposit of DKK 1,250. Learn more about the new voucher system before you start classes.

Copenhagen Language Center offers free Danish classes for beginners every month for students with different backgrounds.

Our courses are free, but require the payment of a refundable deposit under new legislation.

Danish 1, 2 and 3 beginner programme

The language programme is divided into three separate groups:

Danish beginner course 1

is for students with less than 7 years schooling, who need to learn to read and write the Latin alphabet. 

Danish beginner course 2

is for students with a short or medium educational background. You may have completed the 9th grade and vocational training.

Danish beginner course 3

is for students with more than 12 years of schooling. This course is tailored for students who have completed a higher education.

Danish beginner course 3


As a new Danish 3 student, you can choose between a wide selection of Danish beginner courses with different intensity and focus: 

Danish beginner course 2


Copenhagen Language Center provides a flexible beginner course for Danish 2 students. We offer classes in the morning, afternoon, evening or late evening. The classroom instruction is a varied mix of:

  • class work
  • group work
  • and work in pairs

There will be a high level of activity and discussion some days. Others will provide quiet focus on reading and writing.

Danish beginner course 1


The teachers have time to provide individual help and work closely with the students in Danish course 1. 

Copenhagen Language Center provides Danish beginner courses in Danish 1 with both daytime and evening classes. The goal is that you learn Danish at a level that equips you to speak Danish when you need it:

  • to your children
  • the municipality
  • your doctor
  • your neighbours, etc.

When and where?

Our courses in Danish for beginners take place at our schools in Vesterbro, Copenhagen – either at Flæsketorvet, Tøndergade or in Valdemarsgade.

With flexible classes from early morning to late evening, there will definitely be a course available that suits you:

Morning 8:45am - 12:15pm 12 lessons / 3 days
Afternoon 12:45pm - 4:15pm 8 lessons / 2 days *
Evening 4:30pm - 7:00pm 6 lessons / 2 days
Late evening 7:15pm - 9:45pm 6 lessons / 2 days

* There are no afternoon classes available for Danish course 3.

Sign up for Danish for beginners now – it is free

Are you ready to start your Danish classes at Copenhagen Language Center, you can register online for Danish for beginners.

You can also apply in person at Copenhagen Language Center, Valdemarsgade 16, 1665 København V.

Remember to bring personal identification and picture ID.

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