Economy for students Private economy All Danish students at the age of 18 or more have the right to financial subsidies paid as a monthly grant (SU). As a foreign citizen there are certain requirements you need to meet in order to receive SU. Private education As a student in Copenhagen you have the possibility for financial benefits and subsidies. Read more about the possibilities here. Finding the right university There are seven universities represented in Copenhagen, and the universities offer countless programmes and subjects. Student housing Find information on how to find housing as a student in Copenhagen. Economy for students The Danish welfare system ensures that students can get financial support while studying. Working while studying There are certain things you need to be aware of when you are working while studying. Studying as a parent Find out more about what financial benefits are available to you when studying as a parent.