MBA in Denmark
Considering Denmark as your study destination?
Denmark lies at the southern tip of Scandinavia, offering a more temperate climate than their northerly neighbors but upholding the same liberal values that embody these progressive European nations. The country regularly appears at the top of global rankings for happiness, quality of life and sustainability whilst also boasting one of the highest average wages in the world. Studying in Denmark brings with it an experience that encompasses all the best aspects of European life, whether you’re in the capital Copenhagen or the smaller cities of Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg.
Denmark always seems to be a step ahead of other nations, and when it comes to higher education it is no different – its first university (the University of Copenhagen) was one of the first in Europe, established way back in 1479. You’ll find that institution alongside plenty of other Danish universities such as the Technical University of Denmark, Aarhus University and Copenhagen Business School amongst the top-ranked in Europe. And if you do choose to study an MBA in Denmark, you will be entering a dynamic job market upon graduation with plenty of roles available across all sectors of the economy. For many, studying in this country is their first step towards future success.
- In Denmark you’re only allowed to give your newly-born one of 7,000 pre-approved government names
- Freetown Christiania, which is a military barracks turned hippie commune in Copenhagen, has essentially existed as an autonomous district outside of Danish law since squatters first arrived in 1971
- It’s illegal to burn foreign flags in Denmark – but totally legal to burn the Danish flag
- Denmark’s reputation as a progressive nation didn’t come about by accident. Amongst other policies, they were the first country in the world to legalise pornography and same sex marriage
- Some of Denmark’s most famous business exports include Carlsberg, Lego and Pandora
Graduate Schools in Denmark
Top MBA Programs in Denmark
5 things you need to know
What do I need to know if I want to study an MBA in Denmark?
How much will it cost to live and study in Denmark?
Students from EU or EEA countries can study for free at public universities in Denmark, with the tuition fees for private institutions falling in the region of €6,000 – €16,000. This is the price, therefore, that students from outside the EU/EEA should expect to pay for a master’s in Denmark. The cost of a Master in Business Administration in Denmark is likely to be at least €30,000, with many business schools charging up to €60,000.
Do I need to get a VISA to live and study in Denmark?
EU/EEA citizens who intend to stay in Denmark for more than three months will need to apply for a residence permit by taking a passport, two passport photos and your letter of acceptance to your closest Regional State Administration (Statsforvaltningen) in Denmark. Non-EU or EEA citizens will need to apply for the same permit before arriving in the country, and also provide proof of financial support. Full details on the Danish government website.
How reputable are Danish universities?
Denmark is not exactly one of the biggest countries in Europe, but its high-quality universities and business schools belie its small size. You will find that the University of Copenhagen, Technical University of Denmark, Aarhus University and Copenhagen Business School all rank amongst the best in Europe.
What is the job market like for graduates here?
The unemployment rate in Denmark is consistently low – less than 5% – and students who graduate from a Danish university or business school will enter a job market brimming with possibilities. A master’s or MBA is the perfect way to get one step ahead of your rivals to secure that dream job in Denmark.
Are there a lot of international students in Denmark?
The 30,000+ international students in Denmark are predominantly located in Copenhagen, but you can also expect to find students from abroad dotted throughout the country. The number of international students in Denmark is rising, and so is the percentage who chose to stay there after graduation – currently 55%.