Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 Approval of tenders abroad
Chapter 2 Organization and terms
Chapter 3 Economy
Chapter 4 Other rules concerning educational offerings abroad
Chapter 5 date of entry into force of The full text of the Ordinance on tenders of Danish vocational higher education abroad
Under section 17 (a), paragraph 4, of law No. 207 of 31. March 2008 on vocational college education and professional bacheloruddannelser, as amended by Act No. 537 by 12. June 2009, § 15 in, paragraph 4, of the Act on vocational basic education and higher education (further education system) for adults, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1051 of 29. August 2007, as amended by Act No. 537 by 12. June 2009, section 10 (a), paragraph 3, of the law on the University colleges of higher education, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1091 of 18. November 2008, as amended by Act No. 537 by 12. June 2009, section 10 (a), paragraph 3, of law No. 346 of 14. May 2008 in vocational academies of higher education, as amended by Act No. 537 by 12. June 2009, section 9 (a), paragraph 3, of law No. 220 of 8. April 2008 on media and journalism, as amended by Act No. 537 by 12. June 2009, as well as section 12 (a), paragraph 1 of law No. 775 of 10. August 2005 on Danish evaluation Institute, as amended by Act No. 209 of 31. March 2008 and Act No. 537 by 12. June 2009 shall be determined:
Approval of tenders abroad
§ 1. The Minister approves under this Ordinance the provision of vocational college education, University bacheloruddannelser, higher adult education (VVU) and diploma educations abroad.
(2). The rules applicable to the provision of education in Denmark, see. paragraph 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case of training abroad, unless the Minister has otherwise provided.
§ 2. The Minister shall, after an assessment (screening) of an application for approval of a tender abroad, the decision as to whether the application should be promoted with a view to the Accreditation Council decision on accreditation.
(2). The Minister of education shall take its decision in accordance with paragraph 1 on the basis of an assessment of the institution's economic assumptions for the supply abroad, as well as an assessment as to whether the supply abroad will be implemented, without jeopardising the institution's educational activity in Denmark in danger.
(3). Education Minister charges a fee for the examination of the application, to cover costs associated with Accreditation Council decision concerning the accreditation of a call for tenders abroad.
§ 3. Accreditation Council shall decide on the accreditation of supply abroad on the basis of an accreditation report and the criteria for the quality of the new supply of vocational college education, University bacheloruddannelser, higher adult education (VVU) and diploma educations abroad, which appear on the Ordinance on accreditation and approval of vocational college education and professional bacheloruddannelser. Accreditation report must be prepared by a quality assurance operator that is recorded in the European Association of European quality assurance operators ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education). The applicant chooses the operator quality assurance and spending for the preparation of the accreditation report.
(2). Accreditation Council shall inform the Minister about its decisions.
§ 4. The educational institution which is approved for the provision of an education abroad, is across from the Minister responsible for that supply is carried out in accordance with the rules for the training.
Organization and terms
§ 5. Supply abroad is carried out by the institution as separate revenue-generating activities, see. However, paragraph 2.
(2). The educational institution can place products, which are not necessary for day-to-day operations, such as shares of a public limited-liability company or another company with limited liability whose purpose is to implement the Danish education abroad. Such a company must be registered in Denmark.
(3). The funds that the institution uses to supply abroad, do not have a degree or be applied to conditions that brings the institution's educational activities in Denmark.
§ 6. For tenders abroad, which are implemented as separate revenue-generating activities, subject to the following conditions:
1) the company shall not give an accumulated deficit four years in a row.
2) the institution must have designed separate liability and life insurance for the company abroad.
3) the institution shall, upon Ministry guidelines submit separate accounts for the company abroad.
(2). Provides supply an accumulated deficit four years in a row, the Education Minister's approval will lapse.
(3). A approval of supply abroad can also be canceled if the Minister determines that the educational institution no longer fulfils the economic prerequisites for training Minister's approval.
§ 7. Students at the Danish education abroad, see. section 1, paragraph 1, shall not be iinstitutionens grant basis for the calculation of activity-specific grants.
(2). The institution may charge for participation in teaching. The size is determined by the institution.
(3). The institution shall determine the conditions for payment, including that payment shall be payable in advance and payment for at least one semester.
Other rules concerning educational offerings abroad
§ 8. Educational institutions providing professional bacheloruddannelser abroad, can customize training professional content within a framework of, respectively, 30 ECTS credits of University bacheloruddannelser and 15 ECTS credits of vocational college education, higher adult education (VVU) and diploma courses, when linguistic, cultural or educational circumstances in the country concerned, particularly justifies it, see. (2).
(2). Adaptation of a training pursuant to paragraph 1 may not contest the training core elements.
§ 9. The educational institution shall ensure that students by courses offered abroad achieve the same professional and legal certainty in assessing tests and exams, as students on Danish courses in Denmark. The educational institution shall provide a system for this purpose.
(2). The training certificate must be drawn up in English, but can also be written in other languages.
(3). By assessment and award of grades for completed courses can be educational institution in addition to the 7-step-scale or the locally applicable grading scale also choose to use the ECTS-scale, see. Annex 3 to the Ordinance on the grading scale and the other judgement.
§ 10. The curriculum for a Danish education offered abroad, see. section 1, paragraph 1, shall bear, in addition to the General requirements for curriculum for education include information about
1) possible technical adaptations to training under section 8,
2) the language as the diploma issued on,
3) the language of instruction,
4) applied grading scale, and
5) the manner in which the educational institution has met the requirement set out in section 9 on the student's academic and legal security.
(2). The curriculum is replaced by in English as well as in the language of instruction, as training carried out on. The curriculum must be available to all students on the training.
Date of entry into force of
§ 11. The notice shall enter into force on 5 March. July 2009.
The Ministry of education, the 30. June 2009 P.M.V. Torben Kornbech Rasmussen head/A