Higher Education

Higher education in Denmark is taught at universities, university colleges and academies of professional higher education.

Education programs in Randers

Randers is home to both a university college and an academy of professional higher education. Thus, the city offers several higher education programs that you can apply for admission to when you have completed your upper secondary education.

Most of the study programs in Randers are in Danish.


If you cannot find something you want to study in Randers, you can choose to study at one of the nearby universities in Aarhus or Aalborg. The distance between Randers and the two cities is short. Thus, you can easily live in Randers and attend the university in either Aarhus or Aalborg. You can commute to the universities by either bus or train, and, as a student, you can even get a public transport discount.

Education programs in English

You can get an overview of study programs in English near Randers at the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science's website "Study in Denmark".

Apply for a higher education program

You have to apply for a higher education program at the website Optagelse.dk. How you should apply depends on whether you have a Danish CPR number or not.

Find materials and guidance for applying for a higher education program at Optagelse.dk.

State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme

Students who are Danish citizens get educational grants from the state (SU). However, if you are a foreign citizen, you can apply for equal status with Danish citizens and thus be approved to receive the state educational grant.

Read more about the state educational grant (SU) at su.dk.