We offer free Danish classes at Lærdansk Aarhus for international students at VIA University College. Get a unique language skill to add to your résumé. Get an insight into the Danish society and culture. Help yourself with practical things such as navigating the city. Get social with Danes ... they love it when people know even just a little Danish.

Please note: The Ministry has changed the law regarding free Danish education and has introduced a deposit. A deposit of DKK 1.250 is required before starting your free Danish language course. The deposit will be returned to you whenever you choose to deregister from the Danish courses. After you register you will recieve more information.

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If this is your first Danish course, please sign up here 

If you have previously attended a Danish course in Denmark, please sign up here

Full semester Course

This course will enable you to learn how to speak Danish and use the language in your everyday life, at school or at work. You will get an insight into the Danish society and be taught about being a resident of Denmark.

When and where:

For beginners:

Monday & Thursday 16:15-18:25 or,

Once a week – Monday from 16:00-19:15.

The beginner classes take place at VIA - Campus C (Ceresbyen 24, 8000 Aarhus C).

For previous students: 

At VIA Campus C - Monday and Thursday 16:30-18:40

At Lærdansk (Paludan Müllers Vej 82) - Monday and Wednesday 16:30-18:40, Monday and Wednesday 19:00-21:10 or Tuesday and Thursday 16:30-18:40.

Another option is Netdansk 100% online

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Registration period 

The registration for signing up is now open for classes starting on September 18th, 2017.


We can offer you a certificate from the Danish Ministry of Education after each course. Please read more about how the introductory course is structured here.

When you finish all five courses you are given the opportunity to take a placement test. After the test, you can receive a new certificate stating your level of Danish language according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

If you are interested in getting a certificate, please make sure you ask for it at our reception or send an e-mail to

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VIA University College – Campus Coordinator

Maria Mertiri is the Lærdansk Campus Coordinator for all international students from VIA University College.

Maria can help you with all the necessary information you need in order to start your Danish courses. 
She can answer any questions you might have about Danish classes, enrollment, procedures and other practical information.

She can guide you to find a suitable class, so that the Danish courses will be your first tool to get to know the cultural and social norms while staying in Denmark.

If you have any questions regarding Lærdansk Aarhus, rules, feedback & other don’t hesitate to contact Maria.

You can find her:

Tuesday & Thursday 12.00-16.00 at VIA Campus C, Ceresbyen 24, Room BC2.02.

Phone: 2851 8928

You can also contact coordinator Ann Elveberg if you have any questions: