European School Copenhagen is a tuition-free international school under the City of Copenhagen.

The Secondary education cycle in the European School system consists of grades S1-S7 and the pupils are between 11-19 years old. The European School Copenhagen follows the curriculum set by the European Schools and the Secondary cycle is completed with the European Baccalaureate examinations. You can read more about Lower Secondary here and Upper Secondary here.

Applying for the established Secondary classes

Our Secondary department opened in August 2018 and now has a total of 18 classes from S1-S7 across three different language sections, English, Danish and Danish/French*. The classes are currently full, but we accept applications for ‘rolling admission’ in case spaces become available during the school year. 

(*Danish language section with French L1/mother tongue students. Most subjects are taught in Danish, but L1 classes can be either Danish or French).

How to apply

Please apply using the link provided under Apply for Secondary and ensure you submit the required documentation. The admission criteria are available under the link criteria and process.

If you have any questions related to admissions for Lower Secondary, please call during our admissions hotline hours.

Tel. +45 3614 0190

Hours (CET):

  • Mondays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursdays from 13:00 p.m. – 14:00 p.m.
Last updated October 13, 2022