More than 70 diverse organisations within the field of housing, banking, job, education and social life wereready to meet the participants at International Citizen Days 2021.
“Confederation of trade unions for professionals in Denmark” The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne) is an umbrella organisation for its member organisations. These organisations offer services to professional and managerial staff graduated from universities and other higher educational institutions.Through our member organisations we offer: career advice, help with collective agreements, professional networks, career training and help to uphold the Danish Model.
Bentley Hall Educational Consulting provides international guidance to students and families as they explore career and university options worldwide. Services include: support with university applications and motivations letters, coordination of college events, career guidance, and virtual courses.
Do you want to learn Danish for free? Drop by International Citizen Days and visit CLAVIS language school. You will learn more about your opportunity to join the free Danish courses. CLAVIS offers teaching in person, online or as blended learning both day, evening, and weekends. The language school is easy to access as the school is located right by Nørreport Station. CLAVIS is the biggest language school in Denmark. We have more than 35 years of experience in teaching Danish as a second language, integration, and culture. We also teach at companies and educational Institutions. We are looking forward to meeting you!
CHARLIE'S ROOF works to make your relocation to Denmark as easy as possible. Charlie’s Roof’s services will save you time and money if you are on the hunt for a room, apartment or house in Copenhagen. You have a professional on your side to help you navigate the challenging Danish rental market. You can ask us all your housing related questions and you will always be treated as more than just ‘another client’.
We will have an area where all children are invited to come and enjoy fun games with surprises.
Comeat is a Social dinner club for meeting new Danish and international friends, sharing food and experiences toghether. We offer a monthly membership, where you meet a group for dinner every second week, and we also organise individual dinners and events. Join us to meet some awesome people, while enjoying nice food and drinks.
Who are we?
Copenhagen Capacity is the official organization for attracting and supporting international investments and talent in Denmark and the Greater Copenhagen region.
What do we do?
We connect international talent interested in pursuing a career in the Greater Copenhagen region with local companies. On the Greater Copenhagen Career Portal, you can find job opportunities open for international applicants all year round. In addition, we promote our values and way of life, aiming to inspire more internationals to pursue a life and career in the region.
Why work and live in Greater Copenhagen?
Greater Copenhagen Region is a vibrant, hip, and sustainable metropole, offering high living standards, outstanding work-life balance and exciting career opportunities.
Why get in touch?
Chat with us if you are looking for a job or if you want to know about your opportunities for working and living in the Greater Copenhagen Region.
We look forward to meeting you atInternational Citizen Days 2022!
Photo credit: Marting Heiberg
COPENHAGEN RELOCATIONS lives & breathes relocation solutions – daily. People are our passion. Supporting people through their adventure in a new country motivates us. What is our goal? ‘Happy Transferees’!! You know how you feel when you have a productive day? You feel satisfied, happy, right? When our transferees are satisfied without support – it’s a win-win.
COPENHAGEN RELOCATIONS specializes in finding solutions to immigration & relocation challenges. Our independent team of professionals work primarily with corporates & individuals employed in DK.
COPENHAGEN RELOCATIONS is proud of its strong service record & longtime partnerships with top global relocation firms & moving companies.
We service the entire Happy Kingdom of Denmark.
We are an English Newspaper (Danish News in English). We will hand out our latest printed Newspaper.
DIT:KBH is a network of 12 culture houses in Copenhagen with different social and cultural profiles. We are build on cultural communities and volunteering networks. We are introducing the different ways you as an expat in Copenhagen can engage yourself in volunteering, creating or participating in the varity of different cultural events in our cultural houses - in a community of music and performances, art house cinema, board games or mega events. Come by our stand to learn more how to become a part of it and get a free drink voucher for our Open House Reception at Huset-Kbh from 3-6 pm, where you can experience the vibes and talk to all the different volunteers at Huset.
DM is a danish union with more than 55.000 members holding an academic degree from the humanities, natural science or social science.
As a member of DM you have access to career counseling as well as legal advice regarding contract etc., incl. advice on salary negotiation.
Furthermore, you can participate at a broad range of events and seminars or join one of DM´s many professional networks.
The Exiles is a rugby club situated in Lyngby where both our men's and women's teams practice. The majority of our members consists of expats; working and living long term in Denmark, and exchange students doing their degrees or taking a semester abroad. Besides that we also have a group of Danes mixed into the group giving us a strong social club spanning both nationalities and fields of work. We offer all adults an opportunity to join a social club and to enjoy the sport of rugby, no matter how experienced they are. Come and hear more at International Citizen Days, where representatives for both teams will answer any questions yuo might have. To read more about the exiles head to our website
Dance in Northwest is situated in the lovely Dance Chapel, in the Northwest area og Copenhagen – right in front of the famous Grundtvigs Church. We offer classes for all ages, from toddlers to adults at reasonable prices. Our 52 classes, vary from modern dance, hip hop, popping, ballet, breakdance, house, K-POP to Zumba. Experience a feeling of community, diversity and inclusion. We offer you a free trial class.
Danish for You teaches Danish online, mainly 1:1, with an individual approach and a focus on oral communication and flexibility. We also help people preparing for the A1, A2, PD2, and PD3 exams. Come and meet us at our stand! - Every whole hour, there will be a 15 minutes ‘Speed-Danish’ session. You can also just drop by for a chat - and maybe try our quiz ;-)
Danish Chamber of Commerce is the network for a broad range of business and industries in Denmark among others service, trade, life science, logistics, green tech, IT, health care, events and recreation. We are one of the largest professional business organisations in Denmark with more than 330 employees. Come to our stand for a cup of coffee and a talk with a selection of our international member companies. In addition; learn about how Danish Chamber of Commerce by means of political influence improves the conditions for expats working in Denmark or how we act as the chief negotiator on behalf of our members on a number of collective agreements with the trade unions etc.
The Danish Scholastic Chess Federation (DSCF) works to improve social, mental and academic skills for children, youths and adults. The method is playful, game based learning which works as an equalizer that reduces learning difficulties and develops mental capacity and appropriate behaviour in future generations. Internationally, DSCF has been involved in Syria, Ethiopia and Greenland among other places. At this event, the DSCF will attend with "the chess car" a checkered car on which you can actually play chess using magnetic pieces. We'd like to have a talk and perhaps a game with anyone who might be interested in learning more about using chess as a means to bridge cultural and linguistic differences.
100% independent advisor. Danske BOLIGadvokater is a nationwide association of 100 lawyers, offering consumer counseling when buying/selling a home. Being impartial, a BOLIGadvokat (real estate lawyer) represents and counsels one part of a deal only.
On the 25th of september it’s possible to meet some members of Danske BOLIGadvokater in DGI-Byen and hear more about the importance of independent legal advice when shopping for housing in Denmark.
Djøf is one of Denmark’s largest trade unions for highly educated professionals. We support the full circle of your professional life, from getting a job and negotiating your salary and contract to career development and legal advice about employment issues. Our members work in the areas of law, economics, strategy, management, politics, business administration, HR and communications.
ElStudio is a Copenhagen-based dance school where everyone is welcome. The focus is on the joy of dancing and inclusiveness in a fun and relaxed environment. With more than 30 talented dance teachers from all over the world and activities over 13 different locations across the city, ElStudio aims to be accessible for everyone who loves dancing! They’re offering dance classes for kids, teens, and adults of all ages, starting already from age 3. You can choose between many different dance styles, such as Afrobeat, Ballet, Breakdance, Bellydance, Dancehall, Hip Hop, K-POP, Reggaetón, Salsa, Twerk and so much more! ElStudio also offers different events, workshops and the option of booking them for private lessons, bachelorette parties, birthdays and school events as well. The classes have an ongoing registration so you can join all year round!
You can partner with Educational Visits Denmark Educational Visits Denmark specializes in organizing and conducting study tours for Japanese groups and individuals with an interest in Danish educational approaches, Danish core values and insights, and the factors that influence the success of this frontrunner in innovation, sustainability and uniqueness. Educational Visits Denmark is a small start-up with seven years of experience as private tour organizers, and with the potential to grow into a bigger business. Partnering with Educational Visits Denmark is an opportunity for international citizens to work as an interpreter and tour guide as well as setting up a communication platform to attract visitors from their own country.
Folkekirken for Internationals is a community of English-speaking internationals in Copenhagen and part of the Danish National Lutheran Church. Based at Eliaskirken in the heart of Vesterbro, Folkekirken for Internationals holds special Services in English for expats, exchange students, tourists and anyone who wants to experience a contemporary church service. Eliaskirken also hosts social events, where internationals can meet other internationals as well as Danes. All denominations and cultural backgrounds are welcome.
Visit Folkekirken for Internationals’ stand at International Citizen Days to learn about upcoming events and meet William Salicath, pastor for Services in English at Eliaskirken.
Since its launch in early 2019, the aim at English Job Denmark has always been to support all internationals, whether they have just arrived or have been living in Denmark for decades. With many years of experience, this team of professionals has experienced first-handhow difficult and unforgiving the employment market can be for foreigners. English Job Denmark was launched to meet that need and is fast becoming the first choice for internationals in their search for support and advicenavigating the Danish job market.
We support international: students, graduates, spouses, professional Jobseekers & career changers
- 40,000+ online community members
- Collaborating partners in both the public & private sector
- Offering hundreds of webinars & workshops
- 1:1 career guidance supporting hundreds into employment
Our mission is to support internationals in securing employment AND providing expert knowledge and practical advice that helps them to thrive in Denmark.
Situated in Østerbro, just minutes away from public transportation, is the largest and one of the most successful fencing clubs in Denmark. Rooted in military tradition, Fencing Club Trekanten has evolved to become an important part of the international fencing community. Fencing is an exciting and fun sport that teaches students important mental skills, like strategy and patience, physical skills like coordination, balance and stamina. Fencing will also teach respect and discipline, as you are responsible for your own success in an individual sport. That being said, we do all this while keeping in mind that it should be fun to engage in sports. We have an international profile and welcome all regardless of age, gender and level. As a member you get access to all our facilities and other club activities such as camps and social events. We have our own facilities, with 10 permanent strips, strength & conditioning room, lounge area with TV, kitchen and a common work area with free WiFi. We offer a FREE tryout before committing to the class.
Go Abroad - Birgitte O. offers you and your family a professional counselling and advice concerning:
Birgitte Ovesen is the founder and owner of thecompany.
During a long experience abroad and in Denmark as an HR Manager including Global Mobility I have gained in-depth knowledge and unique and special strengths about international career and expatriation of families.
We guarantee you RESPECT, QUALITY, PROFESSIONALISM
My DNA is the desire – and the ability – to create value for both business and people. My approach is based on flexibility and expectations alignment.
Advice on repatriation and cultural differences has become relevant for many companies and global employees/families.
I have been expatriated, along with my family for more than 25 years because of my job as an HR director in an international company.
Everything I do is rooted in the values: Respect, Quality and Professionalism
Heimstaden is Denmark's largest privately owned, residential landlord, with just over 16,000 rental homes across the country, both apartments and town houses. Whether your dream home nestles in natural surroundings, close to water or sits in the hustle and bustle of city life, we have the rental homes to fulfil your needs and desires.
Danish Rental contracts, house rules, tenant and landlord responsibilities, move-in/out inspections, termination clauses, deposits, utilities, internet sign up… the list goes on, and all in Danish! These are just a few reasons the Danish Rental is so challenging for expats. We look forward to meet you and share our knowledge about the Danish Rental Market, at International Citizens Day 2021!
At Insight Journeys we help expats get the most out of their life in Denmark. We offer courses on Danish work culture, on how to deal with the Danish school system, on getting an active life outside work and a general introduction to Danish history and society.
International House Copenhagen is a public-private partnership specialised in the reception and retention of international talent. The objective of the house is to provide international citizens with the best possible start to life in Greater Copenhagen by giving them the comfort of a one-point entry. So welcome to Greater Copenhagen! How can we help you?
Are you new to Copenhagen and wish to find spaces to work from with like-minded people?
Joes & Cos is your answer to get work done while meeting new people and networking too.Our platform gives users commitment-free day access alongside a community of vibrant individuals where you can feel comfortable, inspired, and productive. We turn the city into one giant coworking space. With Joes & Cos, you have access to the best places in Copenhagen curated by us. Everything from a coworking space and work-friendly coffee shop to even amazing hotel lobbies at 5-star hotels. It's a great way to explore Copenhagen while expanding your network and being social too.
Kartoffeldansk is a small private language school in Frederiksberg. We offer Danish classes to expats who wish to learn Danish and about the Danish culture. Kartoffeldansk offers an alternative to other language schools as we offer classes with a focus on helping you learn Danish properly in small groups of max 6 students or one/two on one. In Kartoffeldansk there is room for everyone and time to learn in a comfortable environment where you can also learn about Danish culture and customs. Our main focus is to help you learn Danish properly and at your own pace, without stressing over deadlines and tests. But if you wish to take one of the Danish tests, we will also help you with that.
We work to develop cultural and leisure experiences in collaboration with citizens and users.Kultur Ø's goal is that through literature, sports, music and creativity, we create a city that lives and develops together with the Copenhageners we want to be an indispensable part of the citizen's everyday life with impact throughout the city.
1. First Job Copenhagen: This job search course is for highly educated expats and spouses living in the City of Copenhagen and Greater Copenhagen. First Job Copenhagen | International.kk.dk
2. Copenhagen Career Program for spouses: Accompanying spouses | International.kk.dk
3. Head Start: This program is for full degree international students in the first year of their Bachelor or Master education. Head Start | International.kk.dk
4. Greater Copenhagen Career Program: The program is for international students or recent graduates (within last 6 months) living in the Greater Copenhagen region. Greater Copenhagen Career Program | International.kk.dk
5. Get Started: This job search course is for expats (with vocational or limited educational background) living in the City of Copenhagen and Greater Copenhagen. Get started | International.kk.dk
Learning Danish can be tricky - not least, because Danish words are often spelled and pronounced differently! At Copenhagen Language Center, we take pride in teaching you Danish in a relaxed and fun yet focused and effective way. Whether you have just arrived in Denmark or already been here for a number of years, we will guide you through the process of learning the language, but also give you an insight into Danish culture and traditions, establishing a solid basis for your living your best life here.
The Ladies International Network København (LINK) is an English-speaking network for all international women in the Copenhagen area. We aim to help our members get the most out of their time in Denmark by offering a wide range of events and interest groups, plus opportunities to make new friends, and to share advice and information.
Enter The Living Library and listen to true stories about moving to, working in, and doing the best to have a good life in Denmark.
In the library you can borrow exciting “books” and share the spoken experiences from international citizens who have decided to stay permanently in Greater Copenhagen.
There are books from many different backgrounds.
All our living books have gladly volunteered to share what they have learned with you. Come and join!
Known as City of Knowledge and situated only a 15 minutes’ drive outside Copenhagen, you will find world class education, strong business, superior housing, excellent shopping, forests, beaches and so much more. See you.
Did you know that internationals can vote in local and regional elections – November 16th?
In this booth you can get information about your citizen rights, how to vote and what the elections are all about.
Stop by and try the Election Quiz.
Kickstart your career with Nordisk Jobløsning! Are you interested in applying your education and competencies to the Scandinavian labor market? Can you see yourself working in Denmark, Norway, or Sweden? Then Nordisk Jobløsning is the way forward for you! Nordisk Jobløsning helps you match your skills and knowledge on the Scandinavian labor market and provides you with individual support throughout the application process.
Nordisk Jobsløsning also assists you with the practical things that come with moving to another country, such as finding accommodation and national registration. Additionally, Nordisk Jobløsning helps you find new social networks along with culture- and leisure activities.
Nordisk Jobløsning is an EU-financed Interreg project working for mobility on the Scandinavian labor- and education market. The project favors a Nordic labor market where national boundaries are not barriers to career opportunities. All services offered by Nordisk Jobløsning are free of charge!
Nxt level esport is a volunteering sport association with a social focus on coaching and developing interpersonal skills through Esport titles such as CS:GO. Using our platform as an organization, to engage foreigners in more local activities and learn from them as well.We bring two volunteers to share experiences and learned lessons as well as try to recruit more volunteers and members to the union.
Nørrebro Library has various voluntary activities, including language clubs, so-called (Snakkeklubber) in several languages. the offer not only aims at language exchange, but also helps to promote rapid integration into the community including the local. In addition, it is also about knowledge and exchange of experience as well as getting to know about other people's cultures and traditions.
PWN Copenhagen is a member of PWN Global. We are an international group of dynamic professional women (from all private and public sectors), living in the Copenhagen area. With a broad range of expertise and interests, our mission is to promote professional and personal growth; expand networks; and share knowledge, skills, and support.
We invite you to join us, annual premium membership is 750DKK.
At Pan Idræt we have more than 25 LGQBT+ sports where you can play football, volleyball, basketball, swimming, dancing... in between many others! We also hold social events to meet other likeminded people and have a community of +1500 members. Take the opportunity and join us, meet some of our members and even try some of the sports. There will be opportunities to sign up to the club. Come and play with us!
ProWoc (Professional Women of Colour Denmark) is a non-profit organisation working to increase the visibility and impact of women of colour in Denmark. ProWoc provides a shared platform for WoC to connect, grow, evolve, and affect change in the world around them.
Our mission is to build a strong network of like-minded professional women of colour in Denmark:
● We create a safe space for sharing, discovery, and inspiration.
● We encourage and facilitate professional and personal growth.
● We aim to increase visibility and promote positive images of women of colour.
MI CASA ES SU CASA, Founded in 1996 in Copenhagen, Q Apartments is a marked leader of Serviced Apartments. Carefully chosen locations in Copenhagen offering a range of Studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. Fully furnished to maximize space and provide you with all you need for a comfortable stay. The Q Apartments team is experienced, friendly, approachable and confident in our ability to guide you every time to the best serviced apartment options for your unique requirement. Regardless of whether you are an individual or traveling with your family, or in a group, part of a project or relocating to a new city.
How did Copenhagen become this charming metropolis in the far Eastern part of Denmark? And who are we, the Danes? How do we live, what are our traditions and preferences in our daily lives? On tour with Red Badge Guides your will get answers to these and many other questions. We do set tours and custom made tours just for you in and around Copenhagen in any area you may wish to explore. We will take you through quaint neighbourhoods, to the best sights, and beautiful castles, palaces and museums if you like. We are enthusiastic, knowledgeable, all local Certified Tourist Guides who 2013 created Red Badge Guides network in order to provide residents and visitors to Denmark and Copenhagen the best possible insight into our ‘hyggelige’ spot on the face of the Earth. Welcome!
Got issues with your landlord? Get free advise. Are you one of the many expats overpaying for rent-controlled housing. Find out! Did you get a bad move out which ended up costing you your whole deposit? There might still be time to recover it.Rent Hero specializes in helping expats who are renting rent-controlled housing (buildings built before 1992). On average expats overpay by 30% when renting rent-controlled housing in Denmark and Rent Hero has helped hundreds of people get their rent reduced and money back. Rent Hero will be at ICD to help you with challenges in regard to the Danish housing and rental market.
SBI represent severeal municipalties outside Copenhagen. At ICD you can hear about the different municipalties and the possibilties of moving to another municipality outside Copehangen. We offer great job opportunities, affordable housing and lots of community. We look forward to welcome you.
SMK KOM is a meeting place in the National Gallery of Denmark every Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 7:00. SMK KOM is especially for you who want to improve your Danish, or you who want to help others improve their Danish. Bring you friend, your partner, neighbor, study mate or your child and join us – there is always coffee, tea, talk, art and possibilities for meeting new people. Free entrance and no sign up.
Welcome to Steel House Copenhagen, your local living room in Copenhagen. Besides being the perfect accommodation when you first arrive in Copenhagen we are also your local living room. Feel the vibe in our lounge that’s the perfect space to get some work done, you can sit in groups or work quietly on your own. Meet new friends at our daily events such as quiz night or karaoke. Doesn’t matter if you are looking for new friends or a place to get to start your Copenhagen life, Steel House Copenhagen has it all
If you want to get better at Danish fast, look no further than Studieskolen. For over 40 years, Studieskolen have successfully helped foreigners obtain good jobs and secure a good life in Denmark. Studieskolen offer Danish courses at all levels at our school in the heart of Copenhagen as well as online. Our teachers are highly qualified and engaged in making sure that you get the most out of every class. You can study Danish at the exact level and pace that suits you, and at the time that suits you. Studieskolen also offer classes in English and business English. And, not least, a range of free talks and activities that allow you to experience Danish culture.
As an international or foreign applicant into the Danish education system, you may experience different kinds of concerns or questions. Studievalg Danmark will be present at the ICD fair to help you find your way through the system and help locate the info you may need.
Studievalg Danmark (Study and Career Guidance Denmark) is a nationwide public guidance institution with seven regional education and career guidance centers.
We provide guidance to young people and adults about the choice of higher and vocational educationin Denmark and prospective career opportunities. The guidance offered is free of charge and independent of sectional interests.
Three counsellors from Studievalg Danmark, Center Capital Region and Bornholm will be present at the fair for consultations.
Please find out more about Studievalg Danmark and how you may get in touch at: studievalg.dk/in-english
Do you know enough about your waste knowledge? Do you know how to sort your waste properly in Denmark? Come and visit our experts from the “School Waste Reduction” program and expand your knowledge and get some tips on how to sort your waste. Activities for children: - Sort Your Waste - The chain of decomposing - Match the waste with the bin - Make your own poster
The International is the leading printed and online English language monthly publication available throughout Denmark. We focus on Denmark’s international community and internationally-minded Danes. Our aim is to build and bridge the gap between the international and Danish communities of Denmark. We do this by presenting compelling and constructive content in an easily accessible way to assist internationals adjusting to life in Denmark and debunking a lot of cultural myths and misunderstandings along the way.
Learn woodworking in Copenhagen. We provide all you need: classes, a shared workshop, tons of tools and a community. Start creating amazing things with your hands and meet like-minded Copenhageners. The stunning seafront view from out workshop in Østerbro is just a special bonus. Members also get access to a fully equipped workshop, guidance and a library, project plans and more.
Tryg is the the largest insurence company in Denmark and offers insurances for e.g. home, contents, cars and personal insurance.
VSKdansk teaches the official Danish Language Course to newcomers. The course can open doors to further education and work. The final exam (PD) is very useful if you wish to apply for a permanent residence permit, citizenship, admission to an education, or if you need to document your language skills when applying for a job.
Our learning strategy is based on the individual student’s ambitions and human resources. We acknowledge the individuality of each student. Everyone has a unique approach to the process of learning Danish, depending on one’s mother tongue, learning experiences and life situation.
We offer you 9 lessons a week (in a day class), access to a comprehensive library with learning material as well as a study center, where one can train specific subjects like pronunciation and grammar, or have an authentic chat in your new language with native language speakers.
Waitly is a waiting list platform, where you can subscribe to co-operative housing opportunities, primarily in Copenhagen. Co-Operative housing is a unique opportunity for buying cheaper apartments, because you buy a part of a building and not the full ownership.
Zoku is a home/office hybrid that offers you a place to live comfortably and work efficiently. We’re the perfect homebase for when you arrive in Copenhagen.
WHY IS ZOKU COPENHAGEN GREAT FOR RELOCATIONS?- Award-winning Lofts: Your own self-sufficient home/office hybrid that’s specifically designed for living and working.- Instant community: Easily connect with our local Community Manager and other residents so you can feel at home from day 1.- Flexible workspaces: On-site private and shared coworking options available throughout your entire time with us.
You can find out more and explore our spaces at our website.
Living in Denmark and working in Sweden - is it possible? Yes, for many of you it can be a good opportunity! Øresunddirekt gives you information about the labour market in Sweden and what you have to think about when you commute to a job between Sweden and Denmark. Øresunddirekt is an information service that provides public information from authorities to the citizens and the business community in the Öresund region.