Learning Danish

Take advantage of language courses for internationals. .

Learning Danish is key to integrating into Danish society and will also help you on the job market.

The Language Centre - Lærdansk

Lærdansk Odense, in agreement with City of Odense, gives language courses to adult internationals in Odense and in a number of other municipalities on Funen. You need to have a CPR number in order to be referred to a course. For more information about the courses on offer, visit Lærdansk Odense.   



The course fee is 2,000 DKK per module. This fee is determined by governmental regulations. Payment is required to begin every module. In addition to the course fee you must make a 1,250 DKK deposit to enroll at Danish Education 1, 2 or 3. The deposit will be fully refunded when you complete or interrupt your Danish Education.

You will receive further details about payment when you sign up for your Danish Education. Exempt from payment are students who receive public social benefits, e.g. the so called Integrationsydelse. Please find more information here.

If you speak a little Danish you can join the free and flexible Danish courses (FVU) where we focus on both spoken and written language. Please find more information here.



Apply for Danish language courses


Once you have registered in Odense and received your CPR number, you will receive a referral from the municipality.

Please contact Lærdansk Odense no later than 30 days from receiving the referral from the municipality. Fail to do so and the first voucher will automatically be activated and time will start counting.


Should you wish to postpone your Danish education you must request a pause, after receiving the referral from the municipality, and before receiving the offer from Lærdansk. The request must be written and state when you wish to begin your course.


For further information, please contact Lærdansk Odense  +45 63 13 63 13 or by e-mail odense@adm.laerdansk.dk.


Courses at Tietgen Kompetencecenter

Tietgen Kompetencecenter offers various Danish languages courses (FVU) for internationals in Odense, who speak a bit of Danish, free of charge. Find more information about there language courses here.

Interesed in learning Danish faster? Find information about intensive courses here.