Application instructions

Application Process – Step by Step

To make your dream of an internship in Denmark come true, it is important to proceed step by step. No matter which placement program you choose,we will work with you every step of the way towards your internship in Denmark.

Please see the process below for a good understanding of each step..

Step 1: Do Your Research Read About Our Program

  • Begin research and explore internship program 6-8 months before you leave
  • Meet with your departmental faculty advisor and obtain approval for internship.
  • Review the program opportunities, It is important for you to know how to apply.  Check out our list of FAQs.
  • Interning abroad isn’t always cheap. Make sure to look into scholarships and start saving! For agri LIDA Internship Programs, look into our short-listed opportunities here. 

Step 2: Pre-application advice service.

  • To start the application process submit your updated English CV / Resume and cover letter. 
  • This is to determine whether you meet the minimal requirements for the program during this initial stage, before a planning application is submitted. This can save you time and money and will ensure that you provide the right information. 

Step 3: Application  

  • If pre-application is approved we invite you to submit a formal internship application. While there is no deadline, we want you to submit your applications ASAP, as applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all Internship positions are filled.
  • If you meet all of the requirements, then you are eligible to apply for an internship abroad. 


When you apply for agri LIDA internship programme, there are a number of different documents which you must upload along with your application.

  • Completed official agri LIDA Application form – with picture
  • Enrollment letter – updated official verified. 
  • Academic Transcripts – updated official verified. 
  • Resume / CV – updated with picture. 
  • Cover letter – updated.
  • Video presentation. Make it short. MAX 1-2 minute.
  • One academic or professional signed recommendation letter of  (i.e. current/former supervisor or professor) 
  • Official verified proof of English language knowledge. (IELTS ) Min. B1. Please note that your scores from the English tests must be less than two years old.
  • Valid passport. (at least 6 months after completing the internship) All pages as well as front and back. ( EU citizens – national ID card or passport )
  • International driving license. (Type B)
  • Your student ID card. Clear photo of yourself holding your student ID next to your face and clear photo of front and back of student ID.
  • Proof of funding. Have sufficient funds to cover internship application costs. 
  • An interview may be requested.

Once you have gathered all the required materials, you can start the application process. All required application materials must be submitted as PDFs. Submit your application by email.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Step 4: Video Interview

  • This stage will give us a deeper understanding of who you are, and provides a great opportunity for you to share a little bit about yourself with us. If you are successful through to this stage from the assessment – we will send you a link to complete the video interview on Skype or TEAMS.  Most interviews last around 30-45 minutes, but there are no strict time limits.

Step 5: Approval Proces:

  • agri LIDA staff will examine your application and determine if it satisfies the agri LIDA requirements. Final approval  will be given by agri LIDA staff.

Step 6: Receiving an Offer

  • We aim to offer all approved applicants, internship offers within 1-2 weeks.

Step 7: Employment contract signed

  • If positive agreement an employment contract will be signed by you and host.

Step 8: Final Confirmation

  • Your entire internship is arranged at this point and only after all the work has been done, we will ask you to pay the internship package. Attached to the internship confirmation email we will also send you the invoice of the internship package.

Step 9: Pay the fees.

  • Pay Visa fee. 
  • Pay agri LIDA program package fee
  • You will receive invoice.  You have 5 days to pay the fee.

Step 10: We submit your Visa application online.

  • Now that your internship has been arranged and fees are payed, we are able to apply for your work & residence permit for you.

Step 11: Have your biometric features recorded.

  • This means that you must have a facial photo taken and your fingerprints recorded at a Danish representation abroad. The facial photo and your fingerprints will be stored on a microchip embedded in the residence card, which will be issued to you when you are granted a permit.

Step 12:  Wait…until your application is approved.

  • Visa processing takes about 6 -10 weeks. Do not make final travel plans or buy tickets until you have a visa.

Step 13: Your work & residence permit has been granted by SIRI.

  • When your application is approved, you’ll receive your work and residence permit letter from Danish Embassy.

Step 14: Book Flight 

  • Before booking your flights contact agriLIDA and arrange your travel plan to Copenhagen Airport. We strongly recommend that students travel with open ticket. (Open ticket means that the return date is not fixed).
  • Buy travel insurance for the number of days you travel from your homecountry to Denmark. Buy travel insurance for approximately 5 days.

 Step 15: Meeting YOU!

  • Candidate arrives in CPH Airport Copenhagen, Denmark. Within normal working hours, you are being met by a agriLIDA representative who will meet and greet you  and help you get settled.

Onboarding. You may now begin working!