Odense

Lærdansk in Odense is a modern language center that provides an excellent venue for learning Danish. We have day and evening classes. We arrange customized courses for educational institutions, companies and individuals. Our school is located in downtown Odense. We provide language instruction for approximately 2,300 adult foreigners from approximately 100 different countries.

Contact

  • Østergade 32, 5000 Odense C
  • +45 63 13 63 13
  • odense@adm.laerdansk.dk
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Practical information

Opening hours 

Monday 8:00 - 17:15
Tuesday 8:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 14:00
Thursday 8:00 - 14:00
Friday 8:00 - 14:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

In case you have to cancel, please contact the office 7.45 - 9.00 at telephone
+45 60 40 29 59 or +45 60 40 29 69

The study center is open for expeditions:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 17:30

Friday 8:00 - 13:30

Calendar

22.12.2015 - 04.01.2016  Closed: Christmas holiday
24.03.2016 - 28.03.2016 Closed: Easter break
22.04.2016 - 24.04.2016 Closed: Great Prayer Day
05.05.2016 - 08.05.2016 Closed: Ascension Day 
14.05.2016 - 16.05.2016 Closed: Pentecost
 09.07.2016 - 31.07.2016

Closed: Summer vacation

Registration

If you have a residence permit in Denmark, you are entitled to free Danish language instruction. You must be 18 years of age, registered in the National Register and have a civil registration number.

What to do if you want to register with Lærdansk for free Danish language instruction:

  • Contact the municipality or job center in the municipality you reside.

          If you live in Odense please contact:
          dansktilbud@odense.dk eller 6375 6653 / 6375 6656

          If you live in Assens please contact:
          lshan@assens.dk eller 6474 7016

          If you live in Nordfyn please contact:
          mem@nordfynskommune.dk eller 6482 8236

          If you live in Kerteminde please contact:
          integration@kerteminde.dk eller 6515 1005

          If you live in Faaborg-Midtfyn please contact:
          jemkl@faaborgmidtfyn.dk eller 7253 7118

  • Ask them for a referral for Lærdansk
  • Lærdansk will contact you to arrange an interview
  • During the interview, we will find the right Danish course for you.
  • One to two weeks later, you will start at Lærdansk…Welcome.

If you are a resident of a different EU country, but work in Denmark, you are also entitled to free Danish language instruction. For free Danish language instruction, contact the municipality you work in.

If you are not entitled to free instruction, you have the option to pay for it yourself. The cost is DKK 70.00 per lesson. Inquiries about this can be directed to Iben Schelde Thomsen, iben.schelde.thomsen@adm.laerdansk.dk, tel. +45 60 40 29 67.

Courses

Danish for the Labor  Market

Danish for the Labor Market is a good start to learning Danish. Danish for the Labor Market is the course for you are coming to Denmark to work or study. The course focuses on Danish culture and language in the workplace, that you can use immediately.

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Danish education 1

The free courses in Danish education 1, 2 and 3 are for you who has completed Danish for the Labor Market, and for you who are coming to Denmark as a refugee. Is the Latin alphabet unfamiliar to you? Did you receive limited schooling in your home country? Then Danish education 1 is the right instruction for you.

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Danish education 2

The free courses Danish education 1, 2 and 3 are for you who has completed Danish for the Labor Market, and for you who are coming Denmark as a refugee. Did you receive regular schooling in your home country? Do you use the Latin alphabet? Then Danish education 2 is the right course for you.

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Danish education 3

The free courses in Danish 1, 2 and 3 is for you who have completed Danish for the Labor Market, and for you who are coming to Denmark as a refugee. Did you receive extensive schooling in your home country? Do you know a foreign language? Then Danish 3 is the course for you.

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For academics

Get the most out of studying and working in Denmark. Lærdansk offers special courses for students and employees at universities and other places of education

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For speakers of Scandinavian languages

Do you already speak Norwegian or Swedish? Are you working or studying in Denmark? Would you like to get better at understanding and pronouncing the soft Danish d and the silent Danish h? Lærdansk has courses that are customized to our Scandinavian brothers and sisters.

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Examinations

Danish Examinations 1, 2 and 3

Danish Examinations 1, 2 and 3 are the conclusions of Danish educations 1, 2 and 3. The examinations are held twice per year. You can read more about the Danish examinations on the Danish Ministry of Education web site.

May - June 2016 

Danish 3 18.05.2016
Danish 2

19.05.2016

Danish 1 20.05.2016
Oral exams 10-23.06.2016

Evening examinations (later than 4 pm) can be placed the 14th 16th or 20th of June. 

Registration deadlines

No later than 8 March 2016 for examinations in the first half of 2016

November - December 2016

Danish 3 14.11.2016
Danish 2 15.11.2016
Danish 1 17.11.2016
Oral exams 2-15.12.2016

Evening examinations (later than 4 pm) can be placed the 7th 8th or 12th of December

Registration deadlines

No later than September 5th for examinations in the second half of 2016

Remember identification

You must bring valid photo identification with you to the examination. Read more about the requirements for photo identification on the Danish Ministry of Education web site.

Price

DKK 0.00 for students at Lærdansk

DKK 1,265.00 standard price 

Registration

Course participants at Lærdansk register with their teacher. Independent study students register by contacting Lærdansk personally.

The study examination

Once you have passed the Study Examination, you can be accepted into a number of educational programs in Denmark. The examination is held twice per year. You can read more about the Study Examination on the Danish Ministry of Education web site.

May - June 2016

Study examination 17.05.2016
Re-examination 27.05.2016
Exam listening and comprehending 02.06.2016

Registration deadlines

No later than March 8th 2016 for examinations in the first half of 2016

November-December

Study examination 14.11.2016
Exam listening and comprehending 25.11.2016

Registration deadlines

No later than September 5th 2016 for examinations in the first half of 2016

Remember identification

You must bring valid photo identification with you to the examination. Read more about the requirements for photo identification on the Danish Ministry of Education web site.

Price

DKK 759.00 per examination

Registration

Course participants at Lærdansk register with their teacher. Independent study students register by contacting Lærdansk personally.

Citizenship examination

When you apply for Danish citizenship, you must pass the citizenship examination. The examination is held twice per year. You can read more about the citizenship examination on the Danish Ministry of Education web site.

Examination dates

June 7th 2016 and December 1st 2016

Registration deadlines

May 3rd 2016 and October 27the 2016

Remember identification

You must bring valid photo identification with you to the examination. Read more about the requirements for photo identification on the Danish Ministry of Education web site.

Price

DKK 728.00

Registration

You register by contacting Lærdansk personally.

Facilities and services

Counseling

Office hours for our counselors are:

Monday-Thursday: 08:30-10:00 and 12:30-14:00

Friday 08:30-09:00 and 09:30-11:30

The first Monday and Wednesday of each month between 16:00 and 18:00.

Telephone hours for our counselors are:

Monday-Friday 10:00-11:30

Study Center

As a participant in courses at the school, you are welcome to use our Study Center. At the Study Center, you can use our computers, get help with IT programs, borrow books, movies and music, read newspapers and speak with a volunteer.

The Study Center is open Monday-Friday 08:00-17:30 and Friday 08:00-13:30.

Sprogcafé (Language Café)

Every Friday between 09:30 and 12:00, our group of volunteers offer language skills practice and counseling at our Study Center. There are also good opportunities to meet with a volunteer at the school one-on-one.

Course participant council

At Lærdansk Odense, our active course participants have chosen to form a course participant council.  Among other things, the course participant council arranges lectures, culture days, participation in races, trips to Copenhagen, relocation for departing course participants and much, much more.

Find our course participant council on Facebook