Danish Government Long-Term Scholarships 2020/2021, Denmark


Application Deadline: March 2, 2020 at 23:59 (CET)

The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.

Long-term scholarships of 5-12 months are offered to exchange
students from higher education institutions in the following countries:

Please note that scholarships are only offered for exchanges (not
full-degree studies), and only to students enrolled in full-degree
studies at higher education institutions in the countries listed above.
Applications from candidates affiliated with higher education
institutions in countries other than those listed will not be taken into

Scholarships are only available to master’s and PhD level students.
However, bachelor’s degree students wishing to study Danish language and
literature can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for
two years.

PhD students must likewise be employed at, or affiliated with, higher education institutions in the above-mentioned countries.

Please note that applicants at the time of application must be
enrolled in, or able to document a future enrollment in, full-degree
programmes in the countries mentioned above.

Danish institutions offering long-term scholarships

It is only possible to apply for a scholarship for studies at higher education instutions who offer long-term scholarships.

cholarship period

Scholarships are tenable during the academic year. The autumn term begins on September 1st, the spring term on February 1st.

With respect to residence permits and/or visa, we recommend that
accepted applicants contact the Danish diplomatic representation in
their home country well in advance of their entry into Denmark.

Scholarship amount

Scholarships include free tuition and a monthly stipend of DKK 6,500.

Danish Government Scholarships can be used as a contribution to cover
travel, visa fees, accommodation, food, and other living expenses. The
scholarships are for one person only. Additional amounts for
accompanying family members are not available.

Please note that living expenses in Denmark are generally high, and
that housing, especially in the larger cities, is often very
expensive. The scholarship will not most likely not cover all expenses.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Danish Government Long-Term Scholarships