New regulations for Danish Language Courses came into effect on 01.07.2020.
The Danish government has removed course payments for S-category students.
The deposit has been increased to DKK 2.000.
The deposit must be paid before the student begins classes.
There are special regulations about deposit refunds.
The deposit must be paid by students in these categories:
- Foreign workers and their accompanying family members
- Foreign students and their accompanying family members
- Foreign religious representatives (for example missionaries)
- Citizens of Nordic countries
- EU-citizens with residence i Denmark
- EU-citizens with EU cross-border status
Au-pairs, refugees and reunification family members of refugees do not have to pay the deposit.
If you are uncertain if you have to pay the deposit, contact the school office.
Regulations about deposit payment:
- Students must pay the deposit before starting classes
- The deposit must be paid before starting any module (this regulation only affects students starting courses for the 1st time after 01.07.2020)
- When a student passes a module test, the deposit is automatically credited to the next module.
- If a student requests a pause directly after passing a module test , the deposit is refunded.
- The deposit is fully refunded when a student finishes a Danish language course after the final exams (Prøve i Dansk 1, 2 or 3)
The deposit amount is automatically credited to the next module after the student has passed a module test.
If the student requests a pause from the language course after passing a module test, the deposit is refunded.
The deposit must be re-paid if the student later wants to continue classes.
The deposit is refunded in full when the student has completed the Danish Language course with the final exam – Prøve i Dansk 1, 2 or 3 within the specified time limits.
Regulations about deposit refunds:
- The deposit is refunded when the student passes a module test and requests a pause, or passes the final exams AND does not have unacceptable school absences. Note the time limits for modules and courses.
- If the student has unacceptable absences from classes OR does not complete the module or final exam within the allocated time limit, the local county (kommune) can withhold either a part of, or the entire deposit amount of DKK 2.000.
The local county integration section makes this decision.
- The deposit is refunded when the student has passed the final exam within the Danish language course time limit.
- The deposit can be refunded if the student requests a pause after passing a module test (and before starting classes for the next module) .
- If the student wants to attend a different language school before completing the entire Danish language course, the student must pass the module test for the present module. The student can then continue with the next module at another language school.
- Requests for a deposit refund must be in writing and sent to the SIC language school office.