How do I enroll my children in a public school in Copenhagen?

You can enroll your child online at the City of Copenhagen’s pages on school enrollment.

Parents must have a CPR number before they can enroll children in any form of education or child care in Denmark. Learn more about the CPR number here.

You can register your school preferences for a school in the City of Copenhagen on our website You can also inform us, if you have applied for enrollment at a private school or a public school outside of Copenhagen.

Enrolment at other times of the year

If you wish to enroll your child in school out side of the regular enrolment period you have to contact your district school. Your disctrict school is the school you belong to geografically and the school where your child is ensured a place. Find out which school your child belong to in the pdf below.  

Read more about deadlines for enrollment and general information on starting school in the pdf below.