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Meet Latvian Mareks, a 23-year old Software Developer who left his homeland to study abroad in Denmark and now works for Dansk Scanning in Esbjerg. After finishing high school, Mareks thought he knew where he was headed, until an online friend of his suggested that he should come to Southern Denmark.
Meet Hungarian Kristóf Horváth, a 24-year old Software Developer who left his homeland to study abroad in Denmark and now works for Dansk Scanning in Esbjerg. While studying to become a Software Developer at EASV Business Academy in Esbjerg Kristóf managed to land an internship at Dansk Scanning.
Vejle’s most visited experience centre. Økolariet is focused on sustainability. Through great exhibitions and exciting activities, they give their guests an insight into how we, humans, affect the globe and how, by acting sustainably, everyone can have a good future. They have exhibitions on nature, environment, energy, climate, diet, health, and much more.
At Odense ZOO, you can get up close to the animals and even feed some of them. You have the chance to view many of the animals and their habitats at close range: walk around inside the giant bird aviaries, feel the cold with the penguins, pet the goats, and say hello to some Danish farm animals.
Museum of Southwest Jutland has created an exciting museum in Mr. Riis’ hometown in Denmark – inside the very building in which he grew up – which both celebrates the life and legacy of Mr. Riis while simultaneously exploring the themes he famously wrote about and photographed – immigration, poverty, education and social reform.
The museum enables visitors to not only learn about this influential immigrant and the causes he fought for in a turn-of-the-century New York context, but also navigates the rapidly changing worlds of identity, demographics, social conditions and media in modern times.
A spectacular setting for a new attraction hidden under the sand in the dune landscape of Blåvand. The museum houses four widely different exhibitions as well as café and shop. Access to a huge gun bunker from the Second World War is provided via an underground tunnel.
The adventure park where fun is a science! Tumble from one experiment and fun natural phenomenon to the next. Build water rockets, operate a real digger, drive two-wheeled segways and lift a car… This and much more is what you can experience at Universe Science Park!
As an expat, you often arrive at a new destination. This means that you have new adventures ahead of you and new places to discover in your leisure time. Explore the diverse opportunities of Southern Denmark and find inspiration about what to do in Southern Denmark on the official tourism website VisitDenmark.
Interested in finding volunteer jobs in Denmark? Then have a look here. When coming from abroad or only speaking English, doing volunteer work can be a way to get life started in a foreign country. Yet, it gives an opportunity to network, practice Danish, to integrate, get work-related experience or find new inspiration.
Find international or Danish childminders and babysitters – or become one yourself. Sitly.dk also gives you the opportunity to share a babysitter, babysit for each other’s kids, arrange playdates or just meet families like you – international as Danish.
Whether you have children that love football, shopping, loves opera, rock, and art, are film geek or care about the story in Jelling, in oplev.vejle.dk we gather all activities and events in all genres, so you know exactly when to mark your calendar.
Meet Sofia and Luís who moved from Portugal to Vejle and found new career opportunities and check out what The Triangle Regions has to offer you and your familiy!
Meet Lars and his family who moved to Funen for new career opportunities and check out what the island of Funen has to offer you and your family as a career destination
Meet Anne Marie and Morten who moved to Esbjerg to realize new career ambitions and check out what the region of South West Jutland has to offer you and your family as a career destination.
Meet Christian who moved from Boston to Als and found a new life and a new career and check out what the region of Southern Jutland has to offer you and your family as a career destination.
To move your family to a new country can be a difficult step to take. In Southern Denmark, we understand this and we want to help you make settling in as easy as possible. We provide newcomers with personal help, whether in a city or in the small towns or countryside. In some places, you can even possible to call your newcomer guide after hours.
Besides from being home to Denmark’s robo-cluster, Funen also hosts a wealth of festivals – often with focus on gastronomy and food. In addition to an international film festival and several unique cultural experiences at the island’s many castles and manors, the themes also counts: lilacs, apples, spoken word, jazz, patty shells, port wine, and of course Hans Christian Andersen.
Near the tidal flats you and your family can discover some of Denmarks oldest cities. In the middle of the region you can find innovation and internationals side by side with the feeling of the old harbour. No need to be bored on the western coast. Around the year new unique events comes along – there’s also something for you!
Southern Jutland is both nature, border region and urban life. With the North Sea to one side, Europe in the south and the rhythm of from the city there is room for everything. A scent of China in January, Denmark’s largest ground for the traditional tilting at the ring in June. You can also take part in an international folk festival celebrating more than 40 years.
Here is room for the whole family. Bring your friends to a concert with a view of the Little Belt, participate in the Wedding Race with your chosen one, or take your kids to a party in the Capital of Children. The Triangle Region embraces everything from the presence of history to creative innovation – and you can experience both all year round.
Wayne is a programmer from Australia working in Denmark. Hear his view on Danish work environment and why he chose Denmark and what the IT sector in Denmark has to offer him and other IT/tech savvy kindred spirits who love to work with cool products in flexible conditions with time for both career AND time to your self and/or family. Have you ever thought of working and living in Denmark?
Take a quick tour of Denmark, which might just be your next career destination. Meet Princess Marie of Denmark, Ken, Kate, Aditya, Stephanie & Fabrizio and Kike and experience THEIR Denmark! Have you ever thought of living and working in Denmark?
Source: Inspiring Denmark
Southern Denmark already attracts many highly-educated people who want to give their careers a boost in a Danish business
Ken Cordes tells how he experiences the Danish work environment, Danish management culture and the work-life balance
Meet Gargi Verma from India, who shares her views on the high level of trust and safety in Denmark
Meet Ana Lisa Carmo from Portugal, who is working as a psychiatrist in Southern Denmark. Hear her story of her and her family’s decision to move to Denmark.
He is a general practitioner in Esbjerg. A good work-life balance and a challenging job are the main reasons why he chose a career and life in Denmark.
Meet Luke McConnie, who moved from the UK to Denmark to work for Ecco Shoes. Luke shares his story about living and working in Southern Denmark and how he enjoys his simple lifestyle close to nature.
Danes love Christmas. And they kick off this magic season weeks before Christmas Eve. Watch this video and learn more about Danish Christmas traditions.
Christmas calendars are very popular among Danes – both for children and adults. Watch this video and learn more about Danish Christmas traditions.
Lights of any kind are a big part of Danish Christmas traditions. All through December houses, shops and streets are decorated with loads of Christmas lights and decorations. Watch this video and learn more about Danish Christmas traditions.
Christmas Eve: The night we all have been waiting for! Are you curious to know how Danes spend this magical night? So watch this video and learn more about Christmas Eve in Denmark.
Denmark is full of Christmas traditions and Danes love Christmas. Watch this video and learn more about Danish Christmas traditions.