Learn Danish

There are many advantages of learning Danish. Not only does it make a big difference for your future (Danish) employer, but you will also manage much easier in Sonderborg in terms of everyday life as a citizen here.

Learn Danish online

If you prefer sitting in the comfort of your home while trying to learn some Danish sentences, look at these websites:

Learning online
Man working with machinery

Free Danish lessons in Sonderborg

As a newcomer you are entitled to attend a free Danish course for up to 3.5 years during the first five years of your stay in Denmark. The Danish lessons are divided into 6 modules. Depending on your qualifications and skill level, you will be placed on a course. Before starting the Danish course at the language school you are obligated to pay a deposit of 2.000,- DKK (about 267,- Euro) which will be payed back to you after completion of the Danish course.

Danish schools and courses in the Sonderborg area

In Sonderborg, the Danish school UCplus is offering free Danish lessons.

The municipality of Sonderborg will send you a letter with information about your right to Danish course. Within one month of receiving the letter, you are to contact your local language school.

Also, the Danish library in Flensburg/Germany (Dansk Centralbibliotek for Sydslesvig) offers Danish lessons (not for free).

Group lessons
Students at Alsion

FVU - Free Danish courses for basic Danish speakers

If you already speak and write Danish on a basic level, you might also attend Danish FVU courses (FVU Start or FVU Reading) at either VUC SydBC Syd or UCplus (only online). There will be made an initial screening of each FVU participant in order to decide the level of the participant´s Danish skills.

Free Danish conversation groups in Sonderborg

Join a conversation group and practice your Danish skills. Please check up with the specific contact person/institution when they meet up since the overview of the conversation groups on this homepage will not be updated on a weekly/monthly basis.

Dansk Café at the SDU Library

Join the Dansk Café for international newcomers at the University´s Library at Alsion in Sønderborg. We meet twice a month.

Contact the Coordinator for further information.

Røde Kors Guderup (Red Cross)

Conversation groups along with homework assistance for children at Guderup Aktivitetscenter.

For more information contact: Yvonne Lech.

Røde Kors Sønderborg (Red Cross)

Conversation groups and homework assistance at Frivillighedens Hus on Perlegade 50 in Sonderborg.

For more information contact: Yvonne Lech.