Study MBA in Denmark

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In Europe Denmark is one of the most popular countries for business programs. Most of the Danish universities offer MBA degree programs  in either English or Danish language. In Denmark as a part of the MBA curriculum they offer many specialisations to students and most of them are in the English language. Every year many students move from their country to study MBA in Denmark, therefore 90% of the students are international students. The Danish universities offer different types of MBA degrees which are as follows:

  • Full-time MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • The Blue MBA
  • Fast track MBA/ Accelerated MBA

MBA is considered as one of the most popular courses for getting a financially rewarding career. Many students like to go for MBA programs because they know that managerial and administrative careers are very lucrative. Most of the Danish Universities charge fees from Euro 15,000 to Euro 30,000 per year for MBA degree programs from their international students. 

Why Should You Study MBA in Denmark?

There are many reasons which makes Denmark a best study destination for international students which are as follows: 

  • Diversification of occupation- accounting and finance, innovation management, travel management, healthcare management and many more.
  • The Danish University charges very less fees compared to the universities of the UK, USA, and Australia. 
  • Students belonging from any European country and Switzerland can study there for free of cost. 

Cost of Living and Studying in Denmark

In Denmark people use the Danish Krone (DKK) as their currency.

Cost of Study

In Denmark the tuition fee depends on your nationality or the place where you belong from. If you belong from any of the EU/EEA countries then the cost of higher studies is totally free of cost. But the international students are required to pay tuition fees to the Danish universities. The cost of tuition fees depends on the university in which you have applied to study for. The expected average cost of fees charged by Danish universities usually ranges between DKK 45,000 and DKK 1,20,000 per year. International students have the option to apply for scholarships if they are good in academic year in Danish universities to get some relief from tuition cost fees. 

Cost of living

If you are living in Denmark to study then the living costs will depend on the city. Because bigger cities are more expensive than smaller cities and towns. You are required to have your budget to live in Denmark for a month in between DKK 6,000 and DKK 13,500. In this budget almost all the expenses will be covered such as accommodation, groceries and travel while living in Denmark. Along with it, students should also consider the cost of Health insurance while living in Denmark. Having Health insurance to live in Denmark is not mandatory but some institutions have made it compulsory for their students to have.  Even though the emergency medical care is free of charge, you are still required to have health insurance. In Denmark non EU/EEA or Swiss citizens are required to have a work permit to work in Denmark along with their studies as they are only allowed to work 20 hours per week during their term time, and they can work full time during June, July and August but before that they are required to have work permit. For the citizens of EU/EEA and Switzerland countries they can work full time without any restriction and work permit.

Top Danish Universities to Study MBA

  1. Aalborg University

This European University of Denmark conducts teaching and Research to the highest level in the fields of engineering, natural Science and humanities. It is the best university to study MBA in Denmark. The engineering college named Esbjerg in 1995 became part of Aalborg University. This Danish University not only having its faculty in business but also have its its faculties in following departments:

  • The Faculty of Humanities
  • The Faculty of Social Sciences
  • The Faculty of Engineering and Science.
  1. Aarhus School of Architecture

In the Aarhus School of Architecture there are a number of special and service departments which offer both “special instruction courses” to the basic courses and optional courses to the students of the university. This university does not allow their students to enrol in the special departments. This university also provides the following departments of studies: 

  • Department of Landscape and Urbanism
  • Department of Architecture and Aesthetics
  • Department of Design
  • Department of Architectural Heritage
  • Department of Architectural Design 
  1. Aarhus tekniske Skole

In this Danish University the study programmes range from short-term courses for the new students or the freshers and offers specialised courses for those students who are postgraduates to long-term education for their students.

  1. Chemistry and Applied Engineering Science, Aalborg University.

In this Albord University they only offer research based education to their students. For providing the latest information in the business field the instructors constantly work and do research, due to which most of the international students are attracted to study MBA in Denmark. The teaching method of this university is so attractive as they provide information with the help of problem oriented projects, seminars , laboratory works and lecturers. 

  1. Civil Engineering Department, Aalborg University

In the civil engineering department it has more than 36 employees (professors) who are working in technical administrative positions along with their students to do new research. 

Career Opportunities and Salaries in Denmark for the Graduates of MBA

  • Business Development Manager: Their average salary is around € 62,000 per year.
  • General Manager: Their average salary is around € 70,000 per year.
  • Project Manager: Their average salary is around € 38,000- 76,000 per year.
  • Strategy Director: Their average salary is around € 70,000 per year.
  • Chief Financial Officer: Their average salary is around € 48,000 per year. 
  • Executive Director: Their average salary is around € 60,000 per year. 
  • Financial Analyst: Their average salary is around € 39,000 per year. 
  • Marketing Manager: Their average salary is around € 29,500- 44,700 per year. 
  • Operations Manager: Their average salary is around € 61,000 per year. 


If you have totally confirmed about studying MBA in Denmark then we will appreciate you for this decision. Denmark is a well developed country in Europe. In Denmark the total population is about 5.2 million which is not that much. Almost all the Universities of Denmark are highly recognised in the world. Some of them have ranked among the top 100 best universities in the world. The one major advantage of MBA study in Denmark is that the government of Denmark has more focus in getting their students job ready to compete in the job market. This creates a high probability for you to get a job. 

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