Denmark International Schools


The isbi Schools Directory Guide To The Top International Schools And Private Schools in Denmark

Denmark is a Nordic country located in the south-central portion of Northern Europe. This constitutional unitary state also includes the autonomous territories of the Faroe Islands and Greenland in the North Atlantic Ocean. 

Denmark is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, situated southwest and south of Sweden, south of Norway, and north of Germany. It shares its only land border with Germany. The country comprises a total of 1,419 islands greater than 100 square meters in area, with 443 of them named and 78 inhabited. The most populated island is Zealand, where the capital and largest city, Copenhagen, is located.

The official language is Danish, and there are also regional languages such as German.Religion: Christianity is the predominant religion, with the Church of Denmark being the official church. However, a significant portion of the population identifies as having no religion or follows other faiths.Government: Denmark operates as a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy, with King Frederik X as the monarch and Mette Frederiksen serving as the Prime Minister.

Denmark is a developed country with a high standard of living. Its economy is strong, and it is a founding member of various international organizations, including NATO, the Nordic Council, the OECD, the OSCE, and the United Nations.

The total land area of metropolitan Denmark is approximately 43,094 square kilometers, and the estimated population as of February 2023 is around 5.9 million people.

Denmark has a tradition of Private Schools with substantial government subsidies.

Small Independent Schools (Friskoler): These schools are typically located in rural districts. They follow their own educational approaches and often have smaller class sizes.

Large Independent Schools (Privatskoler): These schools are found in urban districts. They also receive government financing and offer diverse educational programs.

Religious or Congregational Schools: Some private schools have religious affiliations, catering to specific faith communities.

Progressive Free Schools: These schools emphasize innovative teaching methods and student-centered learning.

Schools with Specific Educational Aims: Examples include Rudolf Steiner schools, which follow the principles of anthroposophy, and German minority schools.

Immigrant Schools: These schools serve immigrant communities and provide education in various languages.



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Looking for a prestigious International (private) school in, Denmark?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Denmark (or you already live in Denmark but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best International schools and private schools in Denmark there is a big choice of high quality schools in Denmark, with a number of the cities highest ranking International schools considered to be some of the best in the Europe.

The private education sector in and around Denmark features day and residential boarding schools, single sex and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and high schools.

Find Private International Schools In Denmark (Or "International Schools And Private Schools Near Me")

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Please see below for a full list of private schools and colleges in Denmark, one of the best being:


Copenhagen International School

Levantkaj 4-14, 2150 Nordhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark 2150 Tel: +45 39 46 33 00

Private School (Fee Paying), Co-Educational, 3-19 Years, Day School

Vision: Educating champions of a just and sustainable world.

Mission: Learning to build community. Copenhagen International School will develop the potential of each learner by offering educational excellence in a stimulating environment of cultural diversity and mutual respect

(Read More Abount Copenhagen International School...)



Other Top International Schools And Private Schools & Colleges In Denmark

Some of the best International schools and private schools and colleges in Denmark a top-tier, world-class day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:

Aarhus Academy  

Hasseris Gymnasium

Sankt Petri Skole

North Zealand International School

 Bjorns International School


 Lycee Prins Henrik

Rygaards International School

Sankt Petri Skole

Herlufsholm Skole

Birkerod Gymnasium

Grenaa Gymnasium

Kolding Gymnasium Hfkursus ib School

Nyborg Gymnasium

Norre Gymnasium

Vordingborg Gymnasium