Denmark is located in Northern Europe and is part of Scandinavia. Denmark consists of the Jutland peninsula, the larger islands of Zealand, Funen, and Lolland-Falster and 429 other named islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, 72 of which are inhabited. The total area of Denmark is 43,075 km2. The total population is 5.6 Million (2011 census). The capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen. The major cities are Aarhus, Aalborg, Odense. The languages in use are Danish, English & German widely spoken. The literacy rate is 99% & Demark entered the EU in 1973. The currency of Denmark is Danish Kroner (DKK).Denmark's location makes it a gateway to other Scandinavian countries and the rest of Europe. Berlin is just an hourís flight away. London and Paris can be reached in less than two hours. And Barcelona, Rome, Vienna and Prague are all just a few hours flight away.Studying in DenmarkAs an international student in Denmark, you can choose between more than 700 degree programmes and 1300 courses taught entirely in English. Denmark is a kingdom of thriving cities and idyllic landscapes; an innovative society with a green lifestyle. Danish qualifications are recognised throughout the world and provide an excellent foundation for your future career.Higher education in Denmark is regulated by the state. Danish educational institutions enjoy a high degree of autonomy but are required to follow national regulations in terms of teacher qualifications, degree structures and examination processes. All institutions of higher education in Denmark use the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), which facilitates international credit transfer. You will receive certificates or other types of official documentation for all completed courses. If you complete a full degree or a diploma programme you will receive a Diploma Supplement in EnglishUndergraudates Studies For undergraduate studies, the admission deadline is 15 March for courses starting in August or September. A few institutions have additional intakes in January or February. For those courses, the deadline is 1 September. The application forms are available from the institutions approximately two months prior to the deadline. Postgraduates Studies The deadline varies for the Postgraudates studies depending upon the institution. Phd StudiesTo enroll into the Phd degree, one needs to have a Masters Degree. A four-year Phd programme is offered to students who have completed a Bachelorís qualification and one year of study at postgraduate level. The Danish universities have ranked admirably and it is something to be very proud of, says the Minister for Higher Education and Science Ulla TÝrnśs. University of Copenhagen is the best ranked Danish University with a ranking as number 33.The six Danish universities in the top 200 are;1. Unversity of Copenhagen 332. Aarhus University 463. Technical University of Denmark 824. Aalborg University 121-1305. Copenhagen Business School 121-1306. University of Southern Denmark 141-150