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If you are a foreign citizen, you must fulfil specific conditions in order to be granted equal status with Danish citizens and receive state educational grant (SU)

Normally, you must be a Danish citizen to be entitled to SU. If you are a foreign citizen, however, you have the possibility of applying for equal status with Danish citizens and thus being approved to receive SU.

Danish rules or EU law

There are, in general, two sets of rules according to which you can apply for equal status: Danish rules or the rules of EU law. Depending on the rules under which you apply, there are different conditions that you must fulfil:

How to apply for the first time

When you know the conditions for the specific rules and you are ready to apply, you can read more about how to apply for the first time.

Enquiries regarding equal status

If you have questions regarding equal status with Danish citizens, and you cannot find an answer online, you can enquire about it via phone or Digital Post.

If you want to study abroad, please find more information here: Studies abroad.