Study Programmes

An overview of the Danish education system is provided by the Danish Ministry of Education:

The curriculum for both the stx and the hf study programmes is described on the official site for the Danish Ministry of Education:

Four national Upper Secondary Education Programmes | Ministry of Children and Education (



The Danish grades follow a 7-point scale. The scale was introduced in 2007 to make Danish grades more comparable in an international context.


Danish gradeExplanationEquivalent ECTS points
12For an excellent performanceA
10For a very good performanceB
7For a good performanceC
4For a good performanceD
02For an adequate performanceE
00For an inadequate performanceFX
-3For an unacceptable performanceF