Danish Courses in Copenhagen / Denmark

1. Summary at a glance
Course type– group courses in Copenhagen, online and hybrid throughout the year
– Sommerkurse
Course sizemax. 6 persons
Participants– all ages from 18 years onwards
– suitable for private individuals, students and professionals
Course levels– grop courses: A1 to B2, occasionally C1
– private lessons all levels
Accomodationtips and hints under point 7
Special features
– individual support
– angenehme
-pleasant learning atmosphere

The Copenhagen language school offers a small but excellent programme and makes every effort to cater to each individual – both on-site an online!

Ute Störiko, Head of OBS!

2. The Language school and teachers

This young school was founded in 2017 and is run by a motivated team. It aims to offer a course programme away from the big language schools, with small groups and personal contact with the participants.

The Danish teachers of the school have many years of experience, so they are familiar with all the challenges of learning Danish. They will support you in your efforts to improve your language skills. During the course, you will receive ongoing feedback from your teacher and tips on how to overcome the specific challenges of Danish.

3. Location

The school is located on the outskirts of central Copenhagen in Gothersgade, close to the Botanical Garden and Rosenborgs Slott. The school is easily accessible on foot, by bike and by public transport. The nearest metro station (Nørreport) is a 6-minute walk away.

4. Lessons

There is plenty of time to learn in the classroom: all aspects of the language are practised, with a focus on pronunciation and spoken Danish. You will have the opportunity to do a lot of speaking and listening yourself. Your teacher will support you and help you to quickly increase your vocabulary, improve your understanding and actively speak Danish.

A wide range of materials and teaching methods are used in class, including project work, partner and group work, your own small presentations, excursions, music, films and videos.

Lessons are taught in Danish (even in the beginners’ courses this is not a problem). English is used as an auxiliary language, e.g. to explain grammar.

The following teaching material is used in the courses and can be easily ordered from the Danish bookshop in Flensburg:

A1: Fanny Slotorub/Neel Jersild Moreira: Puls 1
A2: Fanny Slotorub/Neel Jersild Moreira: Puls 2
A2+: Fanny Slotorub/Neel Jersild Moreira: Puls 3
B1: Birte Langgaard: Pæredansk (published by KLETT)
Fanny Slotorub: At skrive
B2: Birte Langgaard: Højt til loftet (published by KLETT)
Bliv klar til prøve i dansk 3

At the end of your course you will receive a certificate of attendance indicating the level you have reached according to the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

5. Course offer
  • Courses at all levels:
    beginners (A1) to very advanced (C1).
  • Face-to-face courses in Copenhagen and online courses as well as the
    possibility to participate hybrid
  • Course types:
    Intensive courses
    – Weekly courses (1-2 dates per week)
    – Conversation
    – Private lessons
  • Summer courses:
    – July/August
    – Levels from A1 to B2
    – 4-5 days intensive course per Week
    NEW! We will collect your preferred dates and levels and then offer corresponding course weeks. Please email us your wishes as soon as possible so that we can plan in time! Please email us your wishes as soon as possible so that we can plan in time!
6. Leasure time

In the course you will meet people with whom you can undertake activities in the afternoon, evening or at the weekend. Typical activities include:

– having a coffee or a beer in one of the nice cafés in the city after the course
– playing badminton or football
– having a barbecue
– excursions
– visiting cultural events: Cinema, theatre, concerts, museums and exhibitions
– beach, swimming and parks

At Copenhagen Tourist information Information you can browse through the many brochures, maps and flyers or get personal advice – in English or Danish!

©Marie Nielsen/MalinPoppyDarcyMörner

7. Accommodation and travel

You choose your own accommodation in Copenhagen. We have the following tips for you near the school:
Hotel Kong Arthur
Ibsens Hotel

A good option is to rent a private room where the landlords are in the house or flat so that you can get in touch with Danes.

Arrival is individual. Our partner travel agency SkandAktiv, which specialises in trips to Scandinavia, will be happy to advise you or make you a non-binding offer:

Phone: 09244-98 22 863
Email: info@skandaktiv.de

8. Course dates and prices

In the table below you will find face-to-face courses in Copenhagen and hybrid courses online.

Course date / Level
Course type
ServicePrice per person*

July/August 2023

A1 – B2

Summer course

For further information, see under point 5

1-2 weeks

4-5 days intensive course per week

15 lessons per week

1 week:
1.970 DKR
= ca. 265 €

2 weeks:
3.940 DKR
= ca. 530 €

Course days from Monday to Thursday

Course times: 16:30-18:30 or 18:45-20:45


Ongoing course starts – new participants are accepted at any time.

Group course on-site or hybrid (i.e. online participation in the on-site course)

Small group with a maximum of 6 participants

Course 1x/week with 2 hours each (120 minutes)

excl. textbook (can be bought in Danish bookshops, see point 3)

Access to a very good online dictionary

Group course can be combined with private lessons!

4 weeks: 1.800 DKR = ca. 242 €

8 weeks: 3.600 DKR = ca. 484 €

12 weeks: 5.100 DKR = ca. 654 €

16 weeks: 6.800 DKR = ca. 918 €

On request
all levels
Private lessons
(also as a supplement to the group course)
Lessons according to your wishes and needs

1 person:
Paket mit 4 Stunden à 60 Min.
3.200 DKR (ca. 430 €)

2 Personen:
4.000 DKR (ca. 538 €)

*If less than 4 people register for the group course, the school reserves the right to reduce the number of hours or adjust the price. Which option is chosen is done in consultation with the registered persons.

... and this is what our participants say

Stine is an amazing teacher – I love for example that she always uses new topics from everyday life for teaching – topics could range from danish elections over specific holidays to popular TV.

M. B., 2022

Stine has overcome all my expectations for Danish lessons. Her classes are teaching relevant topics in a nice and fun way, enabling us to quickly learn the esssentials of the danish language and culture.

I. K. B., 2022

I can highly recommend taking danish lessons here..I have had danish lessons before but had a break and wanted to get back into it. Iespecially wanted to improve my conversation skills and general level, so I signed up for a semi private class. The speed and level to learn danish here is so flexible and really tailored to my needs. Katrine is an amazing teacher, she comes very well prepared and while I always
feel like I learn a lot, it never feels stressful or exhausting. It’s a lot of fun, since we talk about everyday topics but also have grammar exercises – a really good mix!
In the private setting you can ask any question that comes to mind!
I just booked another 10 hour package

A. L. L., 2022

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