Online registration

Do you want to learn Danish? On this page, you can sign up for Danish courses at Lærdansk Aarhus. Remember to read the practical information before you begin.

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Please notice 

It is free of charge to learn Danish when you are new in Denmark. As a general rule, you can learn Danish for free at Lærdansk if you:

  • are minimum 18 years of age
  • have a personal identification number (CPR-number) and residence in Denmark
  • have a residence permit/registration certificate

 

If you are not entitled to free Danish lessons, you have the option to pay for it yourself. The cost is DKK 100.00 per lesson. If you want to registrer as self-paying, contact us at: aarhus@adm.laerdansk.dk

 

January 1st 2018, new regulations became effective. It is important for you to know which consequences this has for your right to free Danish lessons. Your basis for residence decides which regulations that applies to you. You can read about the various regulations that apply to self-supporting citizens and integration citizens here.

Required documentation

Staff and accompanying students at Aarhus University

Before you fill out the registration, please have the following required documents ready to upload in PDF, JPEG or Word format. If we don’t receive the required documents, we are unable to process your registration.

  • If you are a staff member from an EU country we need a copy of your contract of employment.
  • If you are a staff member from a non EU country we need a copy of your contract of employment as well as your residence permit.
  • If you are an accompanying partner we need a copy of your partner's contract of employment as well as your own residence permit (regardless of whether you are from EU country or not). 
  • If you are registering for the first time and haven’t received your CPR number (Yellow Card) yet, you can still sign up. If you have had Danish lessons earlier, you need a Social Security (CPR) number. If you do not already have a Social Security number, please visit Citizen Service to get one.
  • In order to register for the free Danish courses, you also need to pay a deposit of DKK 1,250 (returned at the end of your course).

Read more about courses for staff and accompanying partners at Aarhus University

 

Students at Aarhus University, VIA or other educational institutions

Before you fill out the registration, please have the following required documents ready to upload in PDF, JPEG or Word format. If we don’t receive the required documents, we are unable to process your registration.

  • If you are a citizen from an EU country we need a copy of your your Approval Letter from Aarhus University.
  • If you are a citizen from a non EU country we need a copy of your Approval Letter as well as your Residence Permit.  
  • If you are registering for the first time and haven’t received your CPR number (Yellow Card) yet, you can still sign up. If you have had Danish lessons earlier, you need a Social Security (CPR) number. If you do not already have a Social Security number, please visit Citizen Service to get one.
  • In order to register for the free Danish courses, you also need to pay a deposit of DKK 1,250 (returned at the end of your course).

Read more about courses for students at Aarhus University, VIA University College and other educational institutions.

 

Others

In order to register for the free Danish courses, you need:

  • Residence in Aarhus
  • Social security number (CPR-nummer)
  • Residence permit (if you are from a country outside the EU) or registration certificate (if you are from an EU country)
  • A referral
  • Pay a deposit of DKK 1,250 (returned at the end of your course)  

 

How to register:

1. Register your adress and get a Danish Social security number
To register your Danish adress in the Population Register and get a Danish Social Security number, you can contact a Citizen Service office.

 

2. Get a referral for Lærdansk at Jobcenter Aarhus

You now need to get a referral in order to participate in the Danish courses at Lærdansk for free. 

  • You can register online here
  • If you don't have access to a computer, you can contact Jobcenter Aarhus directly at Værkmestergade 5, 8000 Aarhus C.

 

If you have any questions along the way, you can call the Jobcenter Aarhus: +45 4185 6321. Jobcenter Aarhus' opening hours: Monday - Fridag: 9.00-15.00 and Thursday 9.00-17.00.

 

3. Wait for us to contact you

When we receive the referral from the Jobcenter you will be contated by us. We will also inform you how to pay your deposit.

 

Are you not permanently resided in Denmark? 

If you are not permanently resided in Denmark, but you are able to document the fact that you are employed or are self-employed in Denmark, the municipality where you work is obliged to pay for your Danish education.