Student Eligibility

Who is This Program for?

Agri LIDA welcomes applications from English speaking students, around the world, who have not yet graduated. You must have a clear vision of why you need an internship in the Denmark. 

Students eligible for agriculture internships are highly encouraged to apply.

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Please keep in mind that even if you meet the qualifications described below, there is no guarantee of an internship. We receive more applications from qualified candidates than we can place.

Eligibility check

Please check your eligibility for the Internship Programme before you send us an application:

    • Academic qualifications: You are full-time active student enrolled in an accredited public State Agricultural Universitie or Agricultural College and you have completed at least one year successful and ideally with a minimum of 1 year of studies left in one of the following: 
      • Agriculture animal husbandry & production (cow and swine production animal breeding management)  
      • agronomy 
      • veterinary 
      • equine 
      • horticulture 
      • forestry
    • Age: You are single, between age18 and 28.
    • Team player: You should be able to work well in a team and adapt to an international working environment.
    • You have fast learning capacity.
    • You are mature, flexible, open-minded, committed and willing to adjust (weather, culture, food, temperature, etc.)
    • You are in good mental and physical health.
    • Languages: You are expected to have an effective knowledge of English, both spoken and written.
    • You have valid international driving license for car / tractor.
    • You have a clean police record.
    • You are able to cover the costs of visa, travel etc. when applying the internship (approx. 2.300 Euro).
    • Duration: You can commit for a period of at least 12 months internship.

To be eligible, you must answer “Yes” to all questions. If you answer “No” to one or more of the above question(s), you should consider postponing your application until the above requirements are met.

English language requirements

  • All applicants are expected to have an effective knowledge of English, both spoken and written. You will need to provide evidence of your English language ability as part of our application assessment process. 
  • The Danish Visa and Immigration Authority, SIRI, requires that every applicants requiring a visa to agriculture internship in Denmark, must show evidence of a minimum level of English language, in order to be granted a residence and work permit as the internship can be linguistically demanding

Ways to prove your level in English

You can prove your knowledge of English by having a recognised English test qualification from an approved test centre. 

  • IELTS (academic or general) Valid two years. 4.5 overall witth no les than 4.0 in any section. Please note there are different types of IELTS test available, and it is important that you take the correct one.
  • TOEFL iBT® Test (at a Test Center) The TOEFL iBT® test Valid two years. 78 overall or above, with no subsection lower than 17.  The Danish Visa and Immigration Authority, SIRI,  does not recognise MyBest scores, the TOEFL iBT Home Edition and the TOEFL iBT Paper Edition.

  • Cambridge Assessment English. Cambridge Level B1. Scale score: 140-159. Cambrigde is valid for life.  We only accept certificates taken within the last 2  years. Share your results with agri LIDA and SIRI, through the Candidate Results Online website.

Please keep in mind that even if you meet the qualifications described above, there is no guarantee of an internship. We receive more applications from qualified candidates than we can place.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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