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Two-night orientation in Copenhagen for January and August students (numbers permitting)
In Denmark students attend either a 'Folkeskole', 'state vocational training school' or 'gymnasium' high school. While students can be placed in any of these schools, gymnasium is the most common.
The school year runs from August to June and school hours are typically between 8am and 3pm. Gymnasium focuses on either the study of business, science or the humanities.
In Denmark there is only one official language; Danish. While Danish may be the national language, a large majority of Danes also speak fluent English, due to English being a compulsory subject from first grade.
How hard is it to learn Danish in Australia? MODERATE. 23-24 weeks OR 575-600 class hours are required to become proficient in Danish. Fast-track your language studies on exchange!
In the summertime, the temperatures in Denmark are often described as pleasant, with temperatures reaching just over 20°C. The winters in Denmark are filled with snow, ice and cold temperatures (as low as -30°C) - great for building snowmen!
Depending on daylight saving, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane are between 9 to 10 hours ahead of Denmark.