Danish Courses

More opportunities for community through a shared language


Danish language gives you opportunities

  • for your future in Denmark
  • for the job of your dreams

  • for the friendships you want to make

  • for the life you want to live

With us you will find Danish courses that are tailored to meet your language needs and develop your language skills. You can choose between different times and ways to learn Danish, so that it suits you and your commitments in relation to work, studies and family.

Learn Danish during daytime, evening, Saturday or online

We offer free courses at all levels.

The courses take place during daytime, in the evening, on Saturdays or online, so you have the opportunity to learn Danish when it suits you.

Our courses will give you language skills and an understanding of Danish culture, which will help you in your communication with Danes. It strengthens you in your daily life and in your career in Denmark.

  • You learn Danish through interactive and dynamic teaching, where you practice conversation in groups or in pairs, through discussion and in role plays

  • You gain an in-depth understanding of the Danish language through instructions, exercises and individual feedback

  • You develop your skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing, while also learning about Danish culture and Danish society

  • You can hand in your written work digitally and get feedback on our digital learning platform. Here you can also access all teaching material, extra exercises, links and audio files, so you can improve your skills through self-studies at the same time.

  • We offer Danish courses at all levels and courses with different language goals. In order for you to participate in the right class, we need to know your level and your language goals before you start.

    We prioritize great flexibility, so you can start when you are ready. You therefore have an individual teaching plan. You will participate in a class with fellow students with similar level and goals, and the teacher ensures that you have a language community where you can inspire and help each other.

  • We offer Danish courses at many different times during the week.

    • Day classes two days a week in everyday life: Learn Danish, where you have time for project work and to immerse yourself in the Danish language

    • Saturday class: Learn Danish on Saturdays if you are busy during the week and appreciate the peace and quiet of learning Danish at the weekend

    • Evening classes two evenings a week on weekdays: Learn Danish together with others who appreciate a certain pace and the opportunity to learn Danish right after work

    • Online:Learn Danish online if you need flexibility in your daily life, for example, due to travel activities. In online sessions, you will virtually meet with your teacher and fellow students once or twice a week.
    • Classes at Campus AU: Learn Danish together with others who are related to the same educational institution as you.

    Sign up for a course where it suits you: Horsens, Herning, Skanderborg, Aarhus or online.

  • Before you can start, you must speak to one of our student counsellors. The interview gives you a guarantee that you will learn Danish in a class that suits your level and your needs.

    If you have been in Denmark for less than 5 years, you can probably have your Danish tuition paid for by your local municipality. Read more here.

    If you already speak and understand Danish at a level that allows you to participate in a conversation in Danish, you can take part in our free courses where you can improve your reading, writing and spelling in Danish. The courses are called FVU Danish and FVU start. Read more here.

FVU Danish and FVU start

FVU Danish and FVU start are free courses for you who can already speak and understand Danish at a basic level, but who want to get better at reading and writing Danish.

The teaching is based on your needs and the language you can use at work and in leisure. It strengthens your understanding of the Danish language and Danish culture, and gives you skills that help you in your everyday life.

At FVU start, you strengthen your vocabulary and your linguistic correctness. The course focuses on spoken and written Danish, which is relevant to you in your everyday life. In order to participate, you must be able to hold small conversations in Danish, and write small notes.

FVU Danish strengthens your vocabulary, your reading speed and improves your writing. You can participate in FVU Danish when you have passed FVU start or have a similar level.

At FVU Danish, you obtain skills in reading, writing and using different texts that are relevant to you in your everyday life. The texts can be messages, letters, e-mails, magazines, newspapers, instructions or texts from your workplace.

A level 2 test can be used to apply for permanent residence in Denmark.
A level 4 test can enable you to be admitted to a vocational education or to apply for Danish citizenship.

  • Before you can start FVU, you must complete a short test that shows your level.

    For FVU start, the test consists of you talking to a supervisor and telling about yourself, about why you want to take FVU and what your plans are for the future. You must also read a text and write a text about yourself or a subject. We expect that you can conduct the entire conversation in Danish.

    For FVU Danish, the test consists of an electronic screening and a writing task on paper. The screening consists of three parts: A reading task, a task in word knowledge and a task in hearing the sounds of the letters.

    If you have participated in FVU within the past two years, you must speak to a supervisor who will assess whether you can start without being tested again.

  • FVU courses are divided into 5 levels; FVU start and steps 1-4.

    At FVU start:

    • You read and write small texts and gain a larger vocabulary
    • You learn the sounds of the letters and the spelling rules, and get better at spelling words correctly
    • You learn Danish grammar and gain a deeper understanding of the Danish language

    At FVU Danish level 1-4:

    • You will gain a larger vocabulary and become better at formulating yourself
    • You learn Danish grammar so you can write more correctly
    • You become faster at reading and at understanding what you read
    • You can prepare for an education or a course in Danish

    Each level has 40-80 lessons. You can finish each step with a state-guaranteed step test.

  • We have FVU courses during the day and in the evening, and in Horsens also on Saturdays.

    Sign up for a course where it suits you: Horsens, Herning or Skanderborg.

    If you prefer to learn FVU Danish online, please go to FVU Danish Online

FVU mathematics and FVU digital

FVU mathematics and FVU digital are free courses for you want to learn mathematics or IT, and who already speak and understand everyday Danish.

FVU mathematics

Do you want to learn arithmetic and mathematics?

In FVU mathematics, we focus on how you use arithmetic and mathematics in your everyday life – both privately and in your work or education.

You will become better at using arithmetic and mathematics, for example, when shopping, understanding a recipe, or budgeting.

A level 2 test can enable you to be admitted to a vocational education.

FVU mathematics is for everyone. However, you must be over 25 years old, and be able to speak, read, and understand Danish to a reasonable extent.

The course is free.

  • Before you can start FVU mathematics, you need to take a test so that we can place you in the right class.

  • There are two levels in FVU mathematics, and you will start at the level that suits you. You can complete each level with a level test.

    Level test 2 may qualify you for admission to a vocational education, including SOSU (social and health care education).

  • We continuously start classes in all our departments. Classes are started with a minimum of 12 registrations.

    Contact us at 76259925 for more information.

FVU digital

Do you want to learn how to use your mobile phone and PC?

You can learn

  • to use your email and calendar
  • to conduct online meetings
  • to receive, save, and send documents to search for information on the internet

You can also learn to use MitID, e-boks, skat.dk, and borger.dk.

FVU-digital is for everyone. However, you must be over 25 years old, and be able to speak, read, and understand Danish to a reasonable extent.

The course is free.

  • Before you can start FVU Digital, you need to take a test so that we can place you in the right class.

  • There are four levels in FVU digital, and you will start at the level that suits you. You can complete each level with a level test.

    Each level takes 20-30 hours. Level 1 is basic and designed for beginners.

  • We continuously start classes in all our departments. Classes are started with a minimum of 12 registrations.

    Currently, we offer FVU-digital in Horsens on Mondays from 8:45 to 11:30.

    Contact us at 76259925 for more information.

SOSU Danish

Do you dream of working in the health and social care sector?

With SOSU Danish, you take the first steps towards a health and social care education.

You will gain knowledge about the health and social care sector and, among other things, visit the SOSU School and a nursing home.

With SOSU Danish, you get

  • Danish tailored for the SOSU job
    We work with the specific words and phrases you need when working in the health and social care sector.
  • Knowledge of work culture
    We delve into work culture so you understand the norms and values in the field.
  • Visit to the SOSU school
    We go on visit to the SOSU school, where we observe how the teaching takes place.
  • Visit to a nursing home
    We visit a nursing home to see what a workday in the health and social care sector might look like.
  • Classes are: Friday at 8:15-13:30 or Saturday at 9:00-13:15.

    Classes start: Friday 16 August 2024 or Saturday 17 August 2024.

  • Sign up for the course with counsellor Jette D. Nielsen.

    Tel.: 5185 4312
    Email: jette.n@sprogcentermidt.dk

Medical Danish

Medical Danish is an especially intensive Danish program designed to meet your needs if you are a newly arrived physician or psychiatrist having a special arrangement to attend Danish lessons through your employer in Central Denmark Region.

In Medical Danish, we work with Danish skills that you need both for everyday situations in Denmark and the specialised purposes of performing your job as a physician or psychiatrist. We build your vocabulary related to the body and diseases, practise communicative situations with patients, their family members and colleagues, and enhance your comprehension skills and ability to give precise instructions. Moreover, we focus on workplace culture as an important aspect of functioning and thriving in your job as a physician or psychiatarist in Denmark.

The objective is to attain a level of language proficiency that will allow you to pass the Exam in Danish 3, obtaining the grades of 7/7/10 which are required to sit the medical exams and to apply for authorisation in Denmark.

One-on-one tuition

Do you want to work intensively with your personal language challenges?

We offer one-on-one tuition, where you yourself agree on the content and methods of the teaching with the teacher. You decide the time and place.

In one-on-one lessons, you meet with a teacher who only focuses on your language needs and goals. It is an efficient and flexible way to learn Danish, and you are largely responsible for your progression. In order for you to get the most out of one-on-one tuition, it is important to:

  • You are prepared and have made it clear what you want to get better at
  • You can give examples from your everyday life in the language you want to improve/master
  • You have time to work with the language independently between your lessons
  • You clearly give feedback to your teacher along the way about what works well for you
  • Our tutors have great expertise in teaching individually or in small groups, organizing lessons individually and helping students achieve results quickly.

    With one-on-one tuition, you can get focused support from a teacher so that you can improve your personal language goals. This can be pronunciation, sentence construction and grammar, precision in work emails, nuanced vocabulary for certain situations and much more.

  • With one-on-one tuition, you get focused support from a teacher so that you can improve your personal language goals. This can be pronunciation, sentence construction and grammar, precision in work emails, nuanced vocabulary for certain situations and much more.

  • As a starting point, we agree on a course of min. 8 lessons. Along the way, you and the teacher agree what you specifically want to focus on, and the teacher gives you feedback and tools to train your language goals in everyday life.

    Price, place and time are agreed before starting.

    Contact us to find out more and to agree on the time and place for your teaching.

Intensive Danish

Do you want intensive teaching and are you ready to spend 3 weeks full-time in June/July learning Danish?

With our “Summer Speed” course, you will complete your module in three weeks. The teaching is intensive, and you have fun together with your fellow students while learning Danish.

With ‘Summer Speed’ you get:

  • Danish education, which is based on topics about Danish culture and society
  • Option to pass a module during the three weeks
  • Dynamic and experienced teachers who use pair and group work and who give ongoing feedback
  • Blended teaching that gives you both a community with other students and the opportunity to flexibly organize your day

To participate, you must: 

  • Be able to spend at least six hours every day for three weeks learning Danish
  • Be ready to complete the module and take a module test on the last day of the course
  • Be placed on Danish Education 3, starting module 2 or 3, or have a level corresponding to A1(*)

(*)The course is for students in Danish Education 3 only. To participate in module 2, you must demonstrate A1-level proficiency before starting.

  • Registration for ‘Summer Speed’ 2024 is closed.

    We will open for registration for 2025 in May 2025.

  • The course combines classroom teaching with online self-study. This means that every day you have lessons in your class and that you have to do assignments and exercises at home.

    For classroom teaching, you can:

    • Practice language structures together with other students at the same level as you
    • Train your oral skills and get feedback from the teacher
    • Have fun with others while you learn Danish

    For online classes you can:

    • View your lesson plans, instructional videos and assignments
    • Download assignments that you have to work on independently and send to your teacher to get individual feedback
    • Access a large number of additional materials, exercises and links
  • This summer, we offer ‘Summer Speed’ ​​in Horsens:

    • In-class tuition all weekdays, 3 lessons per day, at 9am to 11.30am,
      at Sprogcenter Midt, Emil Møllers Gade 30, Horsens (45 lessons)
    • Online self-studies all weekdays, equivalent to 3 lessons per day (42 lessons)
  • If you have been in Denmark for less than five years, you can probably have your Danish tuition paid for by your local municipality. Read more here.

    If you are already a student at Sprogcenter Midt, you can participate in Summer Speed ​​as in our other courses, however, on the condition that you are going to or have just started a new module.


Danish for dyslexics

It can be difficult to learn Danish if you are a dyslexic.

We offer supplementary courses for dyslexia to all students with dyslexia who can speak and understand some Danish.

We offer free tuition for adult dyslexics.

The teaching takes place in small groups with individually planned courses that suit you and your goals.

Teams are set up as needed day, evening and Saturday, and there are 5-6 participants in each team.

  • In order for you to participate in the lessons, you must have an interview and test with a supervisor who assesses whether dyslexia education is the right offer for you.

    Contact a counsellor in Horsens, Herning or Skanderborg to hear more.


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