Entry requirements & visa rules

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The International is an inclusive environment and as such has no formal enrollment procedure. Everyone is welcome as long as there are places available and they meet national requirements for attending a Danish efterskole. 

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All students

All students must fulfil the following criteria for their application to be considered: 

  • must be aged between 14-17 

  • should have completed at least 7 (preferably 8) years of schooling 

  • must complete the online application form
  • pay the online registration fee
  • pay the deposit and relevant fees
  • have a knowledge of English (that would allow the student to follow lessons taught in English)

Non-EU citizens

In addition to the general criteria above, students without an EU passport are subject to the following regulations: 

  • must complete a personal interview (either at the school or via Skype)
  • may only attend for one year.  
  • must obtain study visa for basic and youth study (at their own expense). More information about the rules for this visa can be found here
  • must apply for entry visa to Denmark where necessary
  • be responsible for their own travel and health insurance prior to registering with the local authorities

EU-citizens

  • do not require a study visa
  • will need to register for an EU residence permit once in Denmark to be allowed to stay for period longer than 6 months. Links to the application form and requirements can in be found in English and German here.
  • must have the blue EU health card and be responsible for their own travel and health insurance prior to registering with the local authorities.
  • must complete a personal interview (either at the school or via Skype)

To hear more about our application process and requirements, please contact our Head of Studies directly at info@theinternational.dk or on + 45 50 88 95 60. 

 

 

 

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