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Denmark the world's least corrupt country

Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world, according to the 201 Corruption Index by Transparency International

According to the Corruption Perceptions Index 2012, Denmark is the least corrupt country. The index ranks countries on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). No country has  a perfect score and two-thirds of countries score below 50.

The organisation behind the index, Transparency International, explains that the index shows that still many societies and governments need to give a much higher priority to corruption.

Corruption Index 2013

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Study in a tolerant and safe environment

Denmark is one of the most egalitarian societies in the world. The Danish welfare model ensures a healthy work-life balance as well and healthcarefor all. As an international student in Denmark you too will benefit from our efficient public services.

Freedom for the individual, equality, respect, tolerance and a strong sense of mutual trust are core values in Denmark. This is also reflected in the way we organize our workplaces and educate our youth. Denmark ranks a one of the safest, most democratic and least corrupt countries in the world and tops United Nations Education Index.

You can read more about the Danish society and the mentioned rankings here

Published: 05.12.2012