Living and studying in LEGO’s land is one of the best decisions you can make in your life for many reasons: its education, society and business opportunities. The Danes are some of the happiest and most satisfied people on Earth, according to various international studies.
You’re probably wondering: isn’t it expensive? Not really, especially if compared to other countries, and not at all when it comes to salaries and excellent quality of life. In Denmark, the hourly wage is between 12,1 and 18,8€ in a part-time job. The rent is approximately between 470 and 870€ per month. Depending on the distance, the public transportation costs up to 90€ a month. Other living expenses are: food – 200-270€ and phone, from 13€ per month.
The high quality of the Danish educational system is commonly and globally recognized: it is designed to promote creativity, innovation, analytical and critical thinking. Recent studies have positioned the Danish higher educational system among the top 3 in the world in 2020 (according to the Universitas 21 report from 2020). And guess what: zero tuition for European nationals.
As a student in Denmark, you will be met by an up-to-date learning environment where you can learn from industry experts and undertake internships in internationally recognised organisations.
The Scandinavian way offers you the chance to become economically independent from your family and to receive at the same time a real high-quality education while gaining an international profile. You can read more about the Danish experience here.
Over there, you could also have a part-time career, providing for yourself while paying the rent, bills, subscriptions, and so on. In Denmark it is very common to have a part-time career and a part-time job for university students. The biggest part of them work between 10-15 hours per week and, as mentioned, wages typically range between 12,1 to 18,8 € per hour before taxes.
High quality studies, high standard of living, high wages, and excellent quality life: is there anything better?