On this page you find detailed information about prices and payment for Danish language courses at Lærdansk.

Free of charge

International residents in Denmark have access to free Danish language lessons on referral from the municipality where they stay.

Requirements are

  • You must be over 18
  • You must have a Danish citizen register number (CPR)

Also required is one of these options

  • You must have a residense permit (non-EU citizen)
  • You must have a work permit (EU citizen)

If you are not eligible

If you do not meet the requirements for free Danish language education, you have the option to pay for the course yourself.

The fee is DKK 100.00 per lesson.

The number of lessons is not fixed. It varies between courses and students as progression is not based on the number of lessons, but on the students aquired language skills.


You must make a DKK 1,250.00 deposit to Lærdansk before entering the course.

You will recieve details about payment of the deposit when you sign up for your Danish language course.

The full deposit will be returned to your account when you finish or decide to discontinue the course.

Exempt of the deposit requirement are

  • Current and former students
  • Integration Benefit recipients
  • Au pairs

Time limit

The access to free Danish language education is organized as a series of vouchers to use within a time limit of 60 months.

You receive a voucher for each module in your Danish education leading up to the Danish Exam.

See all details about the vouchers