Staff and Spouses/partners at Aarhus University

We offer international staff members and their spouses free Danish courses at beginner and advanced levels. The courses are planned as a cooperation between Aarhus University and Lærdansk Aarhus and most courses take place on campus. We have highly educated and experienced teachers and use modern materials to ensure a fast and efficient learning process. All our courses are consistent with the Common European Framework of Reference for Language.

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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

Crash Course

This intensive course is offered only at a beginner level and corresponds to 50 lessons. The classes are held every day for two weeks. There are several crash courses throughout the year, depending on the semester and the number of participants.

Monday to Friday 8.30 - 11.30 (2 weeks)

International Centre, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 4, 8000 Aarhus C

Next up
Weeks 20 and 21 // Deadline for registration: 30 April 2017

Full Semester Course

During the full course you will develop an active Danish vocabulary and gain an insight into the Danish culture. The course is a mix between class room and online lessons. The classes are designed specifically to international staff and their spouses.

Monday and Wednesday 16.15 - 17.45 or 18.00 - 19.30
Tuesday and Thursday 16.15 - 17.45 or 18.00 - 19.30

Nobelparken, Jens Chr. Skous Vej, 8000 Aarhus C
Lærdansk, Paludan-Müllers Vej 82, 8200 Aarhus N

Next up
Monday and Wednesday 16.15 - 17.45 (at Nobelparken)
Tuesday and Thursday 18.00 - 19.30 (at Nobelparken)
Tuesday and Thursday 16.30 - 18.40 (for staff/spouses from the Far East // at Lærdansk)

Also, for the ambitious spouses or partners who are at a beginner level and would like to study the language in a more intensive way:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 – 11:15 (at Lærdansk)

First registration period
Start date: week 8 // Deadline for registration: 12 February 2017

Second registration period
Start date: week 17 // Deadline for regisration: 9 April 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


Ann Elveberg, Lærdansk Coordinator
Ask me about Danish classes, schedule changes & language levels.

Sandra Păduroiu, Lærdansk Campus Coordinator
Ask me about Danish education, system, rules, feedback & other.
E-mail: // Telephone: 45 26 79 07 33