Cirius is the Danish Centre for International
Cooperation and Mobility in Education and Training.
Cirius is an independent, governmental institution
connected to the Danish Ministry of Education.
It was established in July 2000 as a merger of
activities previously carried out by several centres.
Cirius is the Danish coordination agency for
the three major educational programmes of the
European Union, Socrates, Leonardo, Youth, and
for a number of other programmes and schemes that
contribute to international cooperation in education
Cirius assists schools and universities with
information on student and staff exchanges and
on transnational cooperation and intercultural
understanding. We cover all parts of education
and training as well as youth activities taking
place outside the formal educational system.
Cirius is a knowledge centre, collating and distributing
information to the Danish educational sector and
to foreign nationals who want information about
the Danish system.
Centre for Assessment of Foreign Qualifications
CVUU is an administrative unit under the Danish
Ministry of Education. The objective of the unit
is to make it easier for persons with foreign
credentials to enter the Danish labour market
and higher education institutions.
CVUU is the place to contact in Denmark, if you
would like an assessment of your foreign education,
if you are looking for information on non-Danish
education programmes or systems, or if you as
a foreigner are looking for general information
about the Danish education system.