Study English language and experience Denmark

Summer School: English Language, Danish Culture and Society

In the summer International People’s College welcome students who want to combine intensive English language learning with the discovery of various aspects of Danish culture and society through workshops, lectures, excursions and lots of other fun activities! We have hosted English summer language courses for more than ten years and offer a unique framework for learning English language while experiencing Denmark.

English Language and Danish culture and society Folk High School summer course at International People's College in Denmark


  • Three intensive weeks with 52 language lessons
  • Class size is limited to 12 students
  • Experience Denmark together with students from all over the world
  • Meet locals and understand the Danish culture and society 
  • Less than 600 DKK per day – everthing included (excursions, meals, lessons, room etc.)

Study English in Denmark

The main objective of the language section of the course is to gain self-confidence in using English in your daily life. We will cover all language skills (i.e. grammar, speaking, reading, writing, listening, pronunciation, and vocabulary). We will however, try to focus on speaking and developing skills to talk about oneself; one’s culture and background, describing feelings, expressing needs and opinions, etc. Other topics will be determined by the students’ own interests. In addition to grammar drills, listening to audio, watching video clips, reading articles, playing games etc., we will use the student’s own experiences as a basis for the speaking activities. The main goal is to have fun while gaining the self-confidence to express oneself in English.

There will be approximately 52 teaching hours of English during the course. Class size will be limited to 12 students whose English level should be between elementary and intermediate (A2 – B2). If there is enough demand for other levels, additional classes may be added. The course will require active participation and willingness to do some homework after classes.

See a brochure about the Danish Language and Danish Culture and Society Course here and see an example of the timetable here.


The course fee includes two full day excursions – one will take you on a tour of Northern Zealand and the other one to Copenhagen. There will be a lot of possibilities to go on trips and discover the beautiful beaches, forests and other interesting sights in and around Helsingør. Within easy reach from International People’s College is the most spectacular art museum of Northern Europe, Louisiana, the home and museum of Karen Blixen, the cities of Roskilde and Copenhagen, and Christiania.


After completing the requirements of the course, a certificate will be issued as to document your new skills in English language.

International People's College facilities at night - a folk high school in Denmark

A stay at a unique Danish Folk High School

Apart from an excellent program, we offer a cosy, nice and safe environment in which to learn. You will engage with students from all over the world, make friendships, have fun, learn from one another and share cultural peculiarities. You don’t have to worry about anything. We offer nice accommodation (either in single or double rooms), delicious food, a decent sport hall, a wonderfully lush park with a small beautiful lake and a bonfire place where you can spend evenings dreaming around the fireplace.

The school is located close to the sea, so you could head down to the beach for a refreshing swim or go treasure hunting in idyllic downtown Helsingør. You can also hop on the train to Copenhagen (read more about Copenhagen), which is only a 45-min ride away, or board the ferry for a 20-min trip to Helsingborg, Sweden.

We quite simply offer you a place where you have no worries, plenty of friends, possibility to relax, watch movies or TV, play pool, ‘fussball’, and other social activities (read more About IPC  here).


Dates: July 27th – August 16th, 2021        
Price: 12,201 DKK (1,630 €): incl. participation, accommodation, meals and excursions.
Additionally 300 DKK a week for a single room.
Working Language: English
Nb. You have to be above 17,5 years old to attend the course.



Application deadline

Deadline for applications is June 16th, 2021.

“When you live at the school - together with other international students - you speak English ALL THE TIME. During dinners, excursions, games etc. You learn English so fast this way!", Sayuri, Japan
“Denmark is actually a very interesting country. Very small and unique. I really enjoyed the lectures about Denmark and the excursions too", Luisa from Argentina.
"Before this course I was too embarrassed to speak English in public spaces, but now I feel really confident and don't mind it at all", Bugsy from The Philippines.

What level? 

Learning a language is difficult so we will do our utmost to make sure that the perfect conditions for learning are available. We use the Common European Framework Reference (CEF/CEFR) to determine the levels of individual students. If you are unfamiliar with the CEF, please take your time to look through this overview before marking your level of English in the application form. Please try and be as precise as possible – it’s for your own benefit! After you have been officially accepted we will send you an online Oxford Online Placement Test so we can verify you language level to help place you in a class with a suitable level. 




Summer School: English Language Course

Click on the button below to apply for the English Language Course. Click on the links to the right to check out facts about the English Language Course


Danish Language & Culture and Society

Study Danish Language in Denmark this Summer at International People’s College!


About IPC

Are you looking for the perfect combo of globetrotting and enlightenment. Then come study with us!



International People’s College
Montebello Allé 1
3000 Helsingør

+45 49 21 33 61

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