Nordic and EU/EAA citizens
If you are a Nordic citizen, you are free to reside, study and work in Denmark. If you are an EU/EEA citizen or a Swiss citizen seeking residence in Denmark, you may be subject to special rules due to the EU regulations on freedom of movement.
Read more about EU/EEA and Nordic citizens:
Citizens from outside Scandinavia, the EU/EAA or Switzerland
As a foreign national from a country outside Scandinavia, the EU/EAA or Switzerland, you may be granted a residence permit in order to study in Denmark. There are three main categories of study which may warrant a residence permit:
Application form: If you wish to apply for a residence permit as a student, both you and the educational institution in Denmark must supply information for the processing of your application: