Confirmed Sessions in Copenhagen

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About the Training Centre in Copenhagen

All our teacher training courses in Copenhagen will take place either in the Morning (9.00-13.45) or in the Afternoon (14.00-18.45) depending on classroom and trainer availability.

Our Academy in Copenhagen is in: Sankt Markus Allé 4, 1922 Frederiksberg, Copenaghen, Denmark

Further information on our academy will be provided after the confirmation of the course.

Our Cultural Activities

The following cultural activities are included in the price of each Erasmus course in Denmark:

  • Boat tour in Nyhavn and watch the iconic canal district and admire the colorful buildings, the famous bronze statue of the little mermaid and the Operahouse amongst others.
  • Visit to the Amalienborg Palace, the royal palace which is the official residence of the Danish monarch and a stunning example of Danish Rococo architecture. If the timing is right, we can watch the changing of the guard ceremony.
  • Visit to the pedestrian shopping street, Strøget, which is one of the longest in Europe and a wonderful place to shop for souvenirs or enjoy a coffee and Danish pastry or a nice meal at one of the many cafes and restaurants.
  • Visit to the famous amusement park and garden, Tivoli Gardens, which is one of the oldest in the world and a popular attraction for visitors and locals of all ages. We can ride the roller coasters, enjoy the gardens, or catch a live performance.

Further information on our activities will be provided after the confirmation of the course.

Copenhagen and Surroundings

Copenhagen, the unique capital city of Denmark, not to mention Scandinavia’s largest city is considered the city of fairy tales, with its gorgeous canals, excellent food, community spirit, and beer breweries. Reputed to be the happiest city in the world, Copenhagen is best known for its strong economy, sustainability, cycling culture, and above all happy locals within this scenic city!

An easily navigable city with a large port, accessible streets and sidewalks, wheelchair ramps, and reliable public transport. But it goes without saying that Copenhageners love their bikes, whether there is sun or rain.

Although being a dynamic metropolis and a new-coming city that we recognize today, Copenhagen has a very rich history with the first written record of existence dating back to 1043 AC and once being a small fishing village called “Havn”, meaning harbor!

Throughout the course of this city’s history, the monarchy of Valdemar the Great, the commencement of the Nordic trading center. The most significant age of the city was the settlement of the Vikings for over a period of 300 years who left behind these indelible traces which can still be seen on the Danish landscape.

Best Things to Do in Copenhagen

1) Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen is famous for its gardens, specifically Tivoli Gardens. This garden is the second oldest amusement park in the world and peaks during the Christmas period when it undergoes its most impressive and fairy-like transformation with thousands of festive lights and Christmas trees. It is not hard to believe that its magical and enchanting atmosphere inspired Walt Disney to create Disney world!

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2) Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum

Known as the Glyptoteket, it is an art museum located in the heart of Copenhagen and exhibits antique sculptures, French impressionism, post-impressionism, Danish Golden Age paintings, and most notably an art collection of Carl Jacobsen, the son of the founder of Carlsberg Breweries.

3) The Round Tower

This 17th-century tower and viewpoint are one of Copenhagen’s most iconic buildings, built by Christian IV and located in the center of the city. This spiral walks that lead to the gorgeous city view has been described as stepping back in time. There is also a grand library hall right next to the tower which is a gallery for exhibiting the culture, history, and science of Copenhagen.

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4) The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid statue or ‘Den Lille Havfrue’ a statue designed by the Danish Sculptor, Evard Eriksen, is one of Copenhagen’s most visited attractions. Hundreds of people from all over the world come every day to see this fairy-tale figure who sits on the shores of the Baltic Sea looking at the horizon.

5) Amalienborg Palace

Copenhagen is famous for being the home of the Danish Royal Family, one of the oldest monarchies in the world, with Queen Margarethe II’s lineage dating back to the age of the Vikings. The royals are a very integrated aspect of Danish culture and the best way to explore their royal history is by visiting the Amalienborg Palace or simply admiring the beauty of the palace grounds around it. The Danish Royal History can also be explored at Rosenborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace, and King’s Garden.

6) The National Museum of Denmark

The National Museum of Denmark is Denmark’s largest museum of cultural history. This museum has many national exhibitions particularly within archaeology, ethnology, numismatics, natural science, conservation, and plenty others. This museum also sponsors SILA- The Greenland Research Center.

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7) Nyhavn

This former commercial port hotspot is now known for its great restaurants, the canal, jazz music, and its charming, colored houses overlooking the water. In fact, the fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen lived at number 20 on this very road!

8) Roskilde

This picturesque location is filled with rich historical heritage, and it is a perfect day trip from Copenhagen only 30 Minutes away. The Viking Ship Museum here offers a unique experience where you can travel back in time and conquer the waters aboard a ship.

9) Frilandsmuseet, The Open Air Museum

This is one of the oldest and largest open-air museums in the world, spread across 86 acres of land with more than 50 farms and mills from the period of 16-50-1940. It is in Konges Lyngby, just 40 minutes outside of Copenhagen’s city center. This fully interactive and immersive museum experience encapsulated the old Denmark as it was in the past, there are plenty of chances to get involved with baking bread, sewing, and experiencing old Danish country life as it was. This museum also puts on seasonal events and drama productions throughout the spring with events such as Murder Mystery.

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10) Kronborg Castle, Helsingør

One of Northern Europe’s finest Renaissance castles was built by Frederik II between 1574 and 1585. The castle’s history is truly fascinating due to royal scandals, treasures, and wars, but this magical castle has been an inspiration to many writers throughout the course of history, such as being the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Disney Princess Ariel’s castle. Every August there is a Shakespeare Festival which takes place at Kronborg Castle in an open-air theatre with the castle backdrop.

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