As the lockdown is getting over slowly you might have started to plan out about your abroad study. You may have some doubts regarding the university, programmes, future possibilities and especially the country. Most of your career depends on the country that you select. So let's introduce you to one of the prominent countries, Denmark by our blog. The blog is written by Ms. Bhumika Shah. She is our Sr. Admission process Executive at Edugo Abroad.
Read the blog by Ms. Shah. Her 9 reasons to study in Denmark is persuasive enough to explain why Denmark is the best study destination.
Life is all about dreaming and finding ways for converting it into reality. Whatever you think, it starts creating a similar type of vibes around you. According to me, whatever you want to become, start visualizing it and the vibes will bounce back to you by forming a positive result. So if you dream of higher education in an abroad country don’t let the negative things surround you, just focus on the dream and start working on it. When one thinks of pursuing their education from a foreign institute there are always many questions running on the back of an individual’s mind. So, today I am going to share with you quite interesting information which will help you in your decision for pursuing education from a Danish Institute.
Let’s first talk about the culture and education system of Denmark. It may interest you to know that Denmark is the first country in securing freedom and have its constitution. Denmark is one of the safest countries securing the 5th rank in the safest countries in the world. It is amongst the happiest countries in the world as Danish always happily pays the taxes and takes the advantages of free healthcare and the education system right from schooling till university degree. Denmark is a country where you can find the highest women empowerment, as the country's first prime minister is a lady. Apart from the interesting facts about Denmark if we talk about the education system of the country then I would like to tell you that in Denmark, education is compulsory for all the people till the age of 16, which makes Denmark the country with the highest literacy level i.e. of 99%. Moreover, the swimming lesson is a compulsory part of the extracurricular activity in every Danish state school. Denmark is also known for the best healthcare system universally.
Pursuing your education from the safest country with a high literacy ratio, the best healthcare system, and a very congenial work environment. Wouldn’t it be an alluring opportunity? If you are still confused then let’s discuss that as an Indian student how will you get benefitted by pursuing your education in Denmark. Being an International student when it comes to the decision of leaving your motherland and pursuing your education from a foreign environment, it always leaves you in a stage of dubiety. So before applying for any country, one should do proper research about the advantages of getting your education from that particular country, how you will survive, the benefits the country offers to an international student, the value of your degree upon its completion as well as what are the post-study benefits. Let’s see, being an Indian student what are the main benefits of pursuing further education in the Danish environment.
#1. The culture similar to ours
The culture of Denmark is similar to that of India as the Danes are very friendly people. Danes believe in the lowest working hour to spend more time with their family. The cultural aspect of the country can be summoned in three words i.e. simplicity, politeness, and treating every individual equally as in Denmark man and woman are equally treated, for example, both the individual earns similar to pay for the same work. They give less importance to higher passion or higher earning. The word called HEGGY defines the cultural concept of the country which means all the friends should gather over meals on their holidays, relax and enjoy their time.
#2. Friendly nature of Danes
You can easily jell up and be a part of the country as the Danish people are very friendly. Danes are always charring the streets and enjoy the balanced work-life so that one can focus on the personal goal. Though Danes are very polite people, they do not use words like thank you and sorry. Instead, they treat you like a friend and talk with you similarly. On the one hand, the Danes are very friendly people, simultaneously they do respect your privacy as well by not interfering in it against your will. So, once you reach Denmark you feel like people are already waiting for you and you will always find the environment similar to your country.
#3. Easy and affordable transportation services
The country is famous for its bike culture as more than 45% to 50% of the student’s use bikes for traveling and resultantly the country follows special traffic rules for the bikes as well. Another 20 to 25% of people use public transportation which is easily available. The public transportation pass may charge 45 to 50 euros per month. And if you plan for a weekend trip or holiday trip, being a student you can easily get a rental bike, car, and motorcycle at very affordable rates only.
#4. Corruption free country
According to the transparency international, Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world. This is because the Danish people do not believe in bribery and have the well functional public sector in the country. As mentioned, Danish pay the taxes and get valuable education and healthcare at free of cost. One report says that in Denmark there is a special judiciary established to look after this, due to which the country has become successful in considering themselves amongst the least corrupt countries in the world.
#5. Spouse Visa Allowed
Denmark is a country that allows the spouse to be a part of the entire education journey, once the individual i.e. the main applicant secures a student visa. The spouse can work full time in Denmark. The county also offers free education for the children. It’s just that your relationship criteria must be under the Danish marriage law. For this, at the time of the spouse application, you need to show that the spouse will be completely depended on the main applicant during their residence in the country and this statement must be signed by the spouse at the time of application.
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#6. Free Danish Classes
The Danish government provides free Danish language classes for 3 years. If you are 18 years old and get Denmark CPR no more than you can easily apply for the Danish language class offered at the local Danish municipalities. If you have applied for the integration programme then you will be able to secure the benefit of five years long, free Danish language classes.
#7. Green card scheme
After completing the education you can apply for the green card permission that is based on the age, education, work experience, and the skills of the individual. One needs to score at least 100 points to get a green card. After higher education one can apply for the green card and for that students need to start the process before six months of expiry of their visa.
#8. Job opportunities for the international student in Denmark
After graduation, a student gets a six months visa extension to search for the job opportunity and during the study period students are allowed to work part-time for 20hrs a week. This working hour depends on the type of job and the job sector. If you have a work permit visa then you can work full time in Denmark. During your work permit visa duration, in case if you have not secured any job in Denmark then you can apply and avail the unemployment benefits offered by the country. An individual having a study visa is not allowed to get any benefits related to unemployment.
#9. Congenial Environment and Welfare opportunity provided by the country
One gets the chance to study in a very eco-friendly country, as it is famous for the production of green energy and wind energy. Danish people use to ride on a bicycle in all weather conditions which makes the number of bicycles in Denmark more than cars. Denmark offers very balanced working hours, free education, and free healthcare to its citizens. Once you become a permanent resident of the country you will enjoy all these benefits along with a well-maintained cycling culture, driving infrastructure, super extensive transportation services along with stable public transport to explore the new country, and numbers of multicultural free activities offered in the country.
Denmark gives you a chance to explore your knowledge with the help of the interactive class in top-rated universities and also provides grants and scholarships. The country provides a unique education environment by emphasizing more on social interactions. Apart from that the living cost and housing cost in Denmark is quite affordable. So this was all about the benefits offered by the country, now let me share with you some information about the Danish universities as well.
University in Denmark: Denmark is the country which offers the lots of options for the bachelor and Masters studies as well as the top-up degree and AP degree for which the student can apply based on their previous education. All the universities are situated in prime locations, resultantly the students can easily approach public transportation. University education is based on the oldest bologna education system. Here is the list of universities in which students can apply in their desired course according to their backgrounds.
Education in Denmark
Danish universities provide all types of courses and the modules of these courses are designed considering the requirement of future generation i.e. they are based on the United Nations’ Achievement of Sustainable development goal by 2030. Denmark uses the best technology for the production of green energy as well as the best pollution control technology. Apart from this, they are the founder of the Google Map and skype as well. All the institutes in Denmark expect innovative ideas, likewise, everyday activity is quite interactive with different views and contents as Danish people believe that if you have the best analytical skill you can secure a good score in the exam. The education system in Denmark is dependent on active participation and discussions. An innovative thinker can get the best chance to gain knowledge and opportunity in representing their creative ideas. Once you enroll in any Danish university you will get the benefit of a buddy program where one local student who is your senior is always there to help you in understanding and learning the courses throughout the year.
Technical universities in Denmark
Denmark Offers the course related to almost all the technical fields be it architecture, mechanical, software engineering, etc. University offers AP degree, Top-up degree, and bachelor as well as a master's degree. There are so many Danish universities which offer the all demanding courses from agriculture to the mechanical based and from the IT to the management courses as well. Likewise, the University of Aarhus secured 95 rank in the world and 2nd rank in the all Danesh university. This university also offers so many technical courses that students can choose for a better future.
So here I am giving you some technical courses that are offered in the Danish Universities:
VIA university: VIA university offers a course that is based on the Sustainable Development Goal. So, the modules of the courses in the university are based on the goals like to remove hunger, remove inequalities, and quality education, etc. VIA offers a double degree program in which students can parallel study with the other international university with whom they have a partnership. The University offers courses in the field of Civil and construction techniques, Software engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Value Chain Management, Design, Technology, and Business.
Absalon University: The University trains students with an equal balance of educational qualifications and social competences that can guarantee the high standards in the public and the private job sector. This university is well known for its courses in biotechnology.
Business Academy of Aarhus: Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark. The business academy is one of the well-known universities in Denmark with more than 1000 international students. The Business Academy offers course related to chemical and biotechnological Science, Information Technology and nature and agricultural Management
So like all the other European universities Danish education is also based on the bologna education system which is the oldest and the most famous education system of the European country.
I hope this information can clear your doubts which are in your way of pursuing education from a Danish University. For more details regarding the Danish universities, you can always visit Edugo Abroad’s website www.edugoabroad.com and you will surely feed yourself with the required stuff and information. Edugo Abroad is the leading overseas education consultants in India for foreign Education.