Study Danish and experience Denmark this Summer!

Summer School: Danish Language, Culture and Society

At International People’s College we have hosted English and Danish summer language courses for more than 30 years. With our unique mixture of language classes optimised to all levels (from beginners to university level) and introductions to key aspects of Danish culture and society we offer a unique framework for anyone interested in Denmark and the Danes.


  • Three intensive weeks with 56 language lessons
  • Language classes optimised to all levels (from beginners to university level)
  • Only 8-12 students in each language class
  • Experience Denmark together with students from all over the world
  • Meet locals and understand the Danish culture
  • Less than 600 DKK per day – everthing included (excursions, meals, lessons, room etc.)

Study Danish in Denmark

The Danish Language, Culture and Society Course is an intensive Danish Language Course tailored for small groups (8-12 students) at all levels combined with invaluable insight into the specifics of Danish culture and society introduced via lectures, films, literature and excursions in Denmark. You will learn Danish language, understand the Danish culture and society, and experience Denmark together with a group of international students from all over the world. You will live at our traditionally Danish Folk High School during the summer – a small cosy and safe environment a short train trip away from Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark.


Language lessons in the mornings – create your own timetable for the afternoons

Every morning in the week days you will begin the day with Danish language lessons. All classes are small to ensure you benefit the most from the course. All in all you will have 56 language lessons during the three weeks. In the afternoons and evenings you will get the opportunity to compose your own timetable according to your interests and abilities:


  • Lecture series where you can study several subjects in depth, for example Danish art and design, film, politics, and literature
  • Workshops on Danish grammar, phonetics, pronunciation, syntax, and the historical development of the Danish language

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

In the weekends we will go on excursions, meet the Danes, have ‘hyggelige‘ times around the bonfire and other optional arrangements, but you will also have leisure time to do exactly what you want. Read more about the local area here.


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

Excursions around the region

During the Danish Language course we offer two full day excursions around the region (both are included in the price). The first one is going to take you on a tour of Northern Zealand visiting some of the most magnificent spots to see, not to mention one of Europe’s most charming museums for modern art, Louisiana. The second excursion will be a guided tour to the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen, with plenty of time to visit all your favourite spots.

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, watching movies or TV, play pool or ‘fussball’ (read more About IPC  here).


Dates: July 4th – July 24th, 2021
12.201 DKK (1,630 €): incl. participation, accommodation, meals and excursions.
Additionally 300 DKK a week for a single room. 
Working Language:
Nb. You have to be above 17,5 years old to attend the course. 

Application deadline

Deadline for applications is the 1st of June 2021.


"When you live together 24-7 you quickly get close friendships and have so much more fun. I thought this Summer would be mostly about homework, but this course was much more than just learning a language"
Cathleen from Great Britain. 
“I think the mixture between language classes, excursions and lessons about the Danish culture and society is a unique way of getting to understand the Danish way of living. I expected a lot from the course - but got even more “ Leon from Mexico
“I learned so much from this course. My mom is Danish and now I can speak Danish with her and my other Danish relatives,  while I also have insight in my cultural background - this was perfect!” Diana from USA

What level? 

We offer Danish Language Courses at different levels; hence a specific knowledge about Danish language is NOT required. We would however like to know if you speak or write Danish at all and on what level before your enrolment in the course. This is to ensure that the final composition of the students at the course is for the overall benefit of each individual student. Learning Danish 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 Danish in the application form. Please try and be as precise as possible – it’s for your own benefit!

Summer School: Danish Language Course

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


English Language & Danish Culture and Society

Study English 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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