Danish National School of Performing Arts Rankings

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#8031 of 14,131 In the World
#1844 of 2,785 In Europe
#23 of 27 In Denmark
#9 of 9 In Copenhagen

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Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
ddsks.dk
Languages
English;Danish
Acceptance rate
38%*

* The Danish National School of Performing Arts is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Tuition

The tuition table for Danish National School of Performing Arts gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (DKK)
Bachelor of Arts in Acting 120,000
Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Dance 120,000
Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre 120,000
Master of Arts in Choreography 150,000
Master of Arts in Dance 150,000
Master of Arts in Performance 150,000

All costs are in Danish Krone (DKK).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Danish National School of Performing Arts.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Kunstnerisk bachelorgrad (Bachelor’s degree within the arts) Dance, Theatre
Kunstnerisk kandidatgrad (Master’s degree within the arts) Dance, Fine Arts, Performing Arts

Danish National School of Performing Arts alumni

  1. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in the Danish National School of Performing Arts
    Studied in 1989-1993
    Occupations
    film actorstage actortelevision actoractorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Nikolaj William Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor and producer. He graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 1993, and had his breakthrough role in Denmark with the film Nightwatch (1994). He played Jaime Lannister in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

  2. Lars Mikkelsen

    Lars Mikkelsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    film actorvoice actorjugglerstreet artisttelevision actor
    Biography

    Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen is a Danish actor. He has played Copenhagen mayoral election candidate Troels Hartmann in the drama series The Killing, Charles Augustus Magnussen in the third series of Sherlock, the Russian president Viktor Petrov in the American House of Cards on Netflix, and Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars Rebels and Ahsoka. In 2011, he won the Reumert Prize of Honour.

  3. Pilou Asbæk

    Pilou Asbæk
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1982-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorvoice actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Johan Philip "Pilou" Asbæk is a Danish actor. He is known for his role as troubled spin doctor Kasper Juul in the Danish television political drama Borgen, and as Euron Greyjoy in the television series Game of Thrones.

  4. Claes Bang

    Claes Bang
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the Danish National School of Performing Arts
    In 1996 graduated with actor
    Occupations
    television actorvoice actoractorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Claes Kasper Bang is a Danish actor and musician. He is best known for playing the leading role of Christian in Ruben Östlund's 2017 film The Square, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and for the role of Fjölnir in Robert Eggers's 2022 film The Northman. In 2019, he played the role of Sasha Mann for the final season of The Affair, and he rose to further international recognition by starring as Count Dracula in the BBC/Netflix series Dracula (2020). For his role in The Square, he became the first Dane to win the European Film Award for Best Actor. Bang has also developed a music career under the moniker of This Is Not America.

All 13 notable alumni

Danish National School of Performing Arts faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Dance Dance
Course/Programme : Theatre Performing Arts

General information

Alternative names Den Danske Scenekunstskole
Founded 1968
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education and Science. Ministry of Culture

Location and contacts

Address Per Knutzons Vej 5, Holmen
København, 1437
Denmark
City population 644,000

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