Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 4,632 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Denmark, a 61% increase since 2012.
Academic year: September – June
Major school holidays/break:
- Fall break: 1 week in October
- Christmas break: 2 weeks in December
- Easter break: 1 week in April
- Summer break: July and August
Major exam period(s):
- December – January
- May – June
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 (Bachelor's degree) + 2 (Master's degree)
The language of instruction in universities: Danish and English
Three years of English language classes are required for all Danish high schoolers, as well as an additional 2-3 years for university students.