If you are a foreign medical doctor, Hellerup Language Centre offers a number of specialized Danish language courses in cooperation with Gentofte Hospital. Our courses are directed to medical doctors who wish to obtain medical authorization in Denmark as well as to those with medical authorization, who wish to learn Danish with a particular department or a particular medical specialty.
The courses are organized individually and depends on your goals within the Danish health services. The language content of the course is directed towards your reality as a foreign doctor in Denmark – i.e. it is primarily based on medical issues. This applies to both topics and language exercises.
We offer several medical Danish courses, both online and with attendance, so you can choose a course that suits your situation and prerequisites.
To qualify for the medical Danish course, you must have already passed Danish 3, module 3, and submitted your medical diplomas to the Danish Patient Safety Authority.
Courses with attendance
Danish for Doctors Classic
A course that alternates between Danish language instruction, practical positions in hospital departments, and teaching of theoretical medical knowledge. Teachers will be language instructors from Hellerup Language Centre, Danish doctors, and representatives of the health sector. You start with module 3.4 or 3.5. The course is full-time and takes place at Gentofte Hospital, Entrance 20B, 3rd floor in Hellerup.
Danish for Doctors PD3 Exam
If your main purpose is to improve your PD3 result, we can offer you targeted Danish teaching at your level. You can sign up as a self-paying student. Please pay attention to the deadline for exam registration.
Classic Online Danish for Doctors
Online/Skype is an offer for you, who is a medical doctor and want to take a PD3 exam. If you have a special need in relation to a possible employment in a specific department, your needs will be considered. You start with module 3.4 or 3.5. The language training adds up to 6 lessons per week. In addition, there are 2-3 classroom sessions at the language centre over the course of the semester.
Tailored Online Danish for Doctors
Online/Skype is an offer for you, who is employed. The course is tailored to your needs. For example, if you do not want module tests or PD3 exam, we can offer you face to face lessons with focus on your medical field or the skills you want to qualify for.