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Jürgen Hofmeister

"The various InterNations activities for expats in Copenhagen made me feel welcome immediately. "

Sarah Porter

"InterNations expats let me see that there's much more to Copenhagen than clichés like The Little Mermaid and Tivoli..."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Denmark

Are you an expat working and living in Denmark? Or are you preparing to move soon to Copenhagen, Odense or any other of the Danish international hotspots?

Expat life in Denmark has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the peninsula of Jutland, learning how Danish people celebrate Danish Jul, up to tasting Denmark’s favorite dishes such as smørrebrød.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Denmark. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Peru to living in Qatar.

Top Articles in the Denmark Expat Guide

  • Moving to Denmark

    Denmark has a lot to offer for expats who appreciate great food, beautiful scenery, and a relaxed atmosphere. Are you ready for moving to Denmark? Our Expat Guide offers advice on visa requirements, public transportation, and other aspects of this little European kingdom.
  • Living in Denmark

    Denmark has a lot in store for expats from all over the world, and with just over 5.6 million inhabitants, it is the most densely populated country in Scandinavia. Our Expat Guide on living in Denmark offers advice on healthcare, housing, and all else you need to know about life in Denmark.
  • Working in Denmark

    Working in Denmark opens up new opportunities for expats. Both its location in the heart of northern Europe as well as its thriving economy are good reasons for taking up employment in Denmark. InterNations offers info on working in Denmark, including the job search, the current economy, and more.

Working and living in Denmark – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Denmark requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Danish expat life. Living abroad in Denmark raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Denmark?ʺ, ʺCan I easily borrow "Danish 101" textbooks from local libraries?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Copenhagen should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Danish municipality in Aarhus?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Denmark is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Denmark aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Denmark. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from culture and sights, to housing & household or local organisations and companies, up to culture & sights. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺHow important is punctuality in Danish etiquette?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Denmark? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Vietnam or living in Cyprus!

Tips on living and working in Denmark – From financial service providers to domestic help

Moreover, our expat directory for Denmark includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. financial service providers or domestic help. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Denmark with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Hej from our expats living and working in Denmark.

Jürgen Hofmeister

"The various InterNations activities for expats in Copenhagen made me feel welcome immediately. "

Sarah Porter

"InterNations expats let me see that there's much more to Copenhagen than clichés like The Little Mermaid and Tivoli..."

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