Danish Summer Language Course

Improve your Danish skills and get first hand experience about Danish culture and society.

Danish summer language course is for students who study Danish/Nordic at a university or have obtained basic Danish skills otherwise.

The course is designed as a three week exchange programme
with three unique elements

Danish lessons with a strong emphasis on communicative skills, equivalent to 20 lessons per week. Read more here.

A plenitude of cultural, historical and social excursions, events and presentations serving to give students a coherent knowledge and understanding of Denmark in the past, present and future. Read more here.

Home stay with a Danish family to give students a unique experience of life in Denmark and an invaluable opportunity to practise Danish in real life conversations. Read more here.

Find more details about the programme here.

After signing up, you must provide

A letter of motivation for participating in the summer language course
We will share your letter with your host family.
Please write in the letter of documentation:

  • A personal presentation of yourself.
  • Why do you want to learn Danish?
  • Which cultural, historical or social aspects of Denmark are you most interested in?
  • What are you looking forward to when participating in the summer language course?
Documentation of your Danish skills It can be course documentation or a letter from your lecturer.

The requirement is a Danish level A1 or A2 under the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR).
We recommend an English level of minimum C1.

Please send to Elna Leth Pedersen, elna.p@sprogcentermidt.dk

Price DKK 21.950

To be paid in two instalments:

  • DKK 10.975 when signing up (at 17 January latest)
  • DKK 10.975 at 29 April latest

You must pay via an IBAN transfer to:

Sprogcenter Midt, Denmark

IBAN: DK4020000719442463

IMPORTANT: Enter you name, birth date
and “Summer Language Course”



Included in the price

  • 60 Danish lessons, including teaching materials and access to our study center.
  • Cultural, historical and social excursions, events and presentations, according to the programme. Changes in the programme may occur. Admission, fees and transportation that are part of the programme are included.
  • Half board and accommodation with a host family from 7 to 26 August.

Not included in the price
  • Meals at Sprogcenter Midt or during excursions.
  • Transportation between host families and Sprogcenter Midt.
  • Travel expenses from home country to the train or bus station in Horsens.

Cancelation of your registration

  • Before 29 April: You will be refunded 50% of your first instalment.
  • After 29 April: You will be refunded 50% of your total payment.
  • After 26 June: You will be refunded 25 % of your total payment.


We follow the recommendations from the Danish authorities regarding Covid-19.

Please find more information here:


Sign up here


Sign up before January 17, 2022, if you want to be sure to have a host family. 

Registration is open as long as there are available places.

Practical information

Arrival in Horsens: 7 August, 2022. Host families will meet students at the train or bus station by agreement.

The course starts at 8:30am on 8 August at Sprogcenter Midt, Emil Møllers Gade 30, 8700 Horsens.

The course ends at 2pm on 26 August at Sprogcenter Midt, Emil Møllers Gade 30, 8700 Horsens.  

Departure: Students will leave their host families on Friday 26 or Saturday 27 August.

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