FVU English

Who can apply for FVU English?

FVU English is a free course for you who wants to become better at speaking, reading, writing and understanding the English language. Our FVU-courses are developed to help you do better at work, in your studies and in your everyday life.

What is FVU English?

FVU English consists of 4 levels. You will start at the level that matches your skills.


Level 1: We will work with simple words and sentences.

You will learn to talk to other people at a slow pace. You will get started reading and making short sentences.


Level 2: You will be talking more.

At level 2, you will expand your vocabulary with words that are often used and you will get to write and understand short messages, e.g. e-mails.


Level 3: We will work more in depth with the English language.

For example, you will learn to search for information in English and you will be able to talk more coherently and express your opinions in English.


Level 4: We will use the language more actively.

You will be able to use the English language more actively, e.g. at your workplace. You will practice to present topics in English and will be able to find relevant information in English texts.

Entrance requirements for FVU English

You do not need any knowledge of English to start an FVU English course. However, you must have a knowledge of Danish corresponding to;

  • passed Danish Language 1 Module 6
  • passed Danish Language 2 Module 5
  • passed Danish Language 3 Module 4


If your Danish level is lower, you might enrol in FVU-start.

If you are under the age of 25, special conditions apply. Please find more information in chapter 2 in the FVU-declaration.

Level examination

You can finish FVU English level 4 by sitting an official level examination. If you pass the examination, you will get a certificate.

Levels 1, 2 & 3 can be finished with an evaluation.

The practicalities


You can attend FVU English courses at:



  • Classes once per week, Mondays to Thursdays: afternoons or evenings.
  • New classes start in January 2022.



  • The course is free of charge.


If you would like further information on FVU English, please come along – or call –  during the FVU-consultant’s office hours.



You need to be assessed before you can enrol. Book an appointment for an assessment with an FVU-consultant here

More information

Read more on FVU English in the Education Guide.

Read more on FVU at the website of the Ministry of Education