The Danish educational system is world renowned for its particular teaching style, that does not only focus on specific subject matter, but also on personal growth, thereby not only providing you with an education, but the basis of a career.
The Danish universities welcome international students with more than 500 English taught programmes in eight universities around Denmark. Denmark and China in 2007 entered an agreement on the mutual recognition of academic degrees in higher education, meaning that the Chinese Ministry of Education recognises a Danish university-degree.
Generally the quality of the Danish education system is very high which can be traced directly to the achievements that the country’s educational system has produced. Denmark thus has a number of universities that rank high in the world, is 3rd in the world in scientific publication per capita, 3rd in the world in citations per scientific publication and 2nd in the Innovation Union Scoreboard 2011. The country is especially recognized for its high quality research within the areas of food and environmental science as well as life science.
When studying in Denmark you will experience that the focus is as much on you and your growth as it is on the chosen subject matter. Combining traditional lectures and tutorials with project-based teaching methods, studying in Denmark will develop your ability to work with others, think creatively and apply new knowledge. You will also have the opportunity to gain valuable practical experience. Danish higher education institutions cooperate closely with the business world to ensure an up-to-date learning environment where you can learn from industry experts and undertake internships in globally recognized organizations. At the same time you learn competences and get a network you can directly transfer to your future career.
As a student at a Danish university you will experience lectures with a high degree of participation from the student side. The lecturers and professors almost always invite students to discuss the topic with them in class, make room for critical thinking and reflection around the topic and engage in a dialogue-based teaching style. A way of teaching where your ideas and aspirations become an important part of the study.
Renfeng, student at Journalism and Media within Globalisation at AU.
If you want to work in Denmark a Danish education is obviously an advantage. However the social and professional skills that you get from attending a Danish study programme might be the key to a job anywhere in the world for example in a Danish company in China. Other than the skills and expertise you will get from your education, the fact that you are from China, but have lived and studied in Denmark will give you a unique profile that will put you on top of the wish list of China based Danish companies. In short a danish education will enhance your employability - meaning your ability to get employed in Danish, multinational or Chinese companies - because the the knowledge and competences you gain at university are the same as you will use working in a company.
There are more than 460 Danish companies in China, read more about working in a Danish company by clicking here.
Hao, student at Chemical Engineering, DTU.