You'll get more than just a degree here at Deakin. Whether you stay for a few months or many years, you'll get to study in a world-class teaching environment and create lifelong connections while enjoying our famous beaches and sunny weather.

Why choose Deakin University?

As a multi-award winning and internationally recognised university, we offer international students an outstanding learning experience.

We're dedicated to giving our international students the best start in their chosen careers, and if you choose to study with us, you'll be able to take advantage of our:

  • exceptional facilities
  • award-winning teaching
  • world-renowned study programs
  • workplace initiatives and industry placements
  • our worldwide network of Deakin alumni, staff and research partners.

Awards and recognition

Deakin has won numerous education awards and consistently receives high rankings by various independent research organisations, including:

Top university worldwide
Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide.*

Top rated courses
Ranked in the Top 1% of universities in the world for education and training, politics, accounting and finance, psychology, sociology and law.**

Premium rated
Rated 5 stars for our world-class facilities, teaching and research.***

*ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings
**QS Rankings by Subject
***QS Stars University Rankings

Get your degree from Deakin

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees to international students. And once you've graduated, you'll be able to connect with other Deakin alumni in Denmark and around the world.

Scholarships for international students

We have great scholarship opportunities for international students who have something special to offer our university and community.

These scholarships can assist you with course fees, living costs, and smaller items like your books and study materials.

Find a scholarship

Other financial support:
Applicants from Denmark should refer to the SU webpage for further information on funding opportunities.

Take advantage of our pathways to Deakin

You might need to spend some time improving your academic scores or English before you start your Deakin course.

You can do this at Deakin College or the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) – they're both on campus in Australia, which means you can get to know your campus, fellow students and Deakin staff before you start your degree.

Find out more about pathways into Deakin


Deakin benefits from partnerships with Danish institutions including Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen and VIA University College across a range of disciplines.

VIA College Denmark

Deakin has a strong relationship with VIA College within Nursing education and research.

VIA is a local contact point for Danish and Scandinavia students interested in or studying Deakin’s Master of Nursing Practice. For more information, please refer to VIA College's website.

Spend some time studying at Deakin

Complete part of your undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree with Deakin's study abroad program and you'll earn credit points for your degree back home.

Choose to study one to two trimesters or complete a full academic year as an exchange student.

Find out more about our study abroad program

Find a course

Deakin is a large university with bachelor's, master's, PhD and research programs across all major disciplines. We also have specialist areas that are particularly in demand in Denmark, including business, medicine, information technology, communications, health and science.

find a course

Study in Australia

You can work part time while you study

You'll be able to work up to 40 hours a fortnight while you're studying in Australia on a student visa. If you're not studying during Trimester 3 (our non-compulsory trimester) you can work unlimited hours.

Here at Deakin, we have a service called Job Search Essentials that can help you get job ready and find part-time work.

Find out more about working in Australia

Meeting people at Deakin

There's always an opportunity to make new friends here at Deakin, there's always something happening on campus everyday to help you settle in.

When you're feeling like something a little bit more like home, Melbourne city and its surrounds are dotted with European inspired cafes, boutiques and restaurants.

Read more about support for international students

Apply for your student visa online

As a student from Denmark, you may be eligible to study and live in Australia on a student visa.

Once your student visa has been issued, it will be valid for your whole course of study (as long as you meet all your visa conditions).

You can apply for your student visa online or with the help of one of our representatives in your country.

Find out more about visas


Australia might be famous for its sunny beaches, but we also have lush rainforests and mountain ranges that see snow in winter.

Our weather varies a lot – you’ll want light clothes to wear in summer and a warm coat for winter (and don’t forget clothes to wear to the beach!).

Find a place to call home

With a welcoming student community and lots of on-campus shops and services, Deakin will feel like home in no time at all.

We have student accommodation at each of our campuses and a service to help you get settled if you'd like to live off campus.

Find out more about accommodation

Student stories

I felt it would be a great chance to help out and make sure other students got a great start at DUELI. The DUELI leadership role opened me up to new friendships, and I had so much fun. It was one of the most valuable aspects of my time at Deakin.


Deakin Student

Contact us

+61 3 9034 6205

Deakin University representative in Denmark

Based in Copenhagen, Ursula Lorentzen is your local Deakin representative. Ursula can help you find the right study abroad program, plan your studies and complete your application.

Email the Europe office