Welcome September

Welcome to more than 110 events all over Denmark tailored just for you!

Join social events as well as events about work life, culture and everything in between – physically and online.

More than 65 partners – municipalities, state authorities, business organisations, student organisations, business regions, and associations have joined forces to make YOU feel at home in Denmark.

#welcomeseptemberdk

National

National webinars

Online
This webinar will provide you with some practical help and guidance on how to successfully search for a job in Denmark.

You will be introduced to important aspects of job search in Denmark and you will get an insight into writing a CV and cover letter according to Danish requirements.

Online

At this “Live Q and A” you will get an unique opportunity to ask questions to employees from the Danish Tax Agency.

In order to give you the best output of the event, you will receive a short film by mail – around a week before the event - that guides you through the Danish tax system. Here you will learn more about the deductions and allowances you’re entitled to. We highly recommend you watch the film before the Live Q and A, so you are prepared to ask questions to the Danish Tax Agency on the Live event. The film takes around 40 min.

Online

Denmark is known for its unique system with trade unions and flexicurity where employers and employees generally agree upon working condition. Are you new to Denmark? Would you like to learn more about the concept of the Danish model, the Danish labour market and Danish Workplace culture? Then join this webinar to learn more.

Online
Are you interested in buying real estate in Denmark? We will guide you through the buying process from start to finish, insurance products incl.

Please note that this event is a webinar. You will receive a link through which you can see the presentation and take part in this live Q&A.

Online
Interested in renting a home or buying cooperative housing in Denmark, but do you find the housing market confusing? At the event, we will guide you through the Danish housing market and what you should look out for when considering renting a place to live or buying cooperative housing. We will present different kinds of financing options and describe the various areas in Copenhagen. You will also get information about insurance products in Denmark.

Please note that this event is a webinar. You will receive a link through which you can see the presentation and take part in this live Q&A

North Denmark

Frederikshavn

Career in Frederikshavn

16 September 2021, Online The focus of this workshop is to provide you with knowledge and tools on how to create and maintain an active LinkedIn profile. Together, we will discuss and learn about content that reflects your brand and how to create it.

Culture Day - Hele verden i Frederikshavn

11 September 2021, Hånbækvej 32b, 9900 Frederikshavn Hele verden i Frederikshavn / The whole world in Frederikhavn is cultural day with a lot of food, music and fun with people from all around the world.

Mors

Newcomer network

  • 4 September 2021, Frøslev Borgercenter, Elsøvej 240, Nykøbing Mors

Meet other newcomers and learn more about Mors and Denmark

  • 10 September 2021, Støberivej 7, 7900 Nykøbing Mors

Meet newcomers and local citizens

Thisted

Living in Thy

8 September 2021, Plantagehuset – Plantagevej 18, 7700 Thisted.

Join us on the 8th of September from 5 pm to 8 pm at Plantagehuset in Thisted. Network with other international citizens living in Thy, talk to international companies and meet the mayor.

This will be an informal event with cake, coffee and snacks but also a great opportunity for you to bring your own “culture cake” so other internationals can “taste” your culture/background.

At the same time you can learn more about the many possibilities in Thy regarding e.g. sport, leisure time, culture, jobs and a lot of exciting experiences and fun when living in Thy.

The Living in Thy event is free and all are welcome to participate but registration is required. We hope to see you for there!

Vesthimmerland

International voters for Local Elections

Fall 2021, Awareness Building Municipal elections 2021: A collaboration between the agricultural organization Agri Nord and Erhverv Væksthimmerland. Together we will target international citizens in Vesthimmerland with ads on social media and physical posters in companies and agricultural companies. The campaign is aimed at internationals who have lived in Denmark for many years and who are eligible to vote at municipal elections.

Tour de Vesthimmerland

24 September 2021, Messecenter Vesthimmerland, Messevej 1, 9600 Aars A tour of Vesthimmerland. Meet Vesthimmerland and companies on location.

Aalborg/International House

Monday, August 30th, 9:30-11:30 - Online
Are you searching for a job and would you like to learn what can make your job search in North Denmark effective?

Join this webinar about smart job search, how to network strategically, and what to be aware of when conducting online job interviews.

Friday, September 10th, 16:00-17:00 at Aalborg Zoo, Mølleparkvej 63, 9000 Aalborg (Seminar room)

Learn ‘How to Denmark’ at this event. Getting Started is an introduction to life in Denmark. It is the need-to-know and good-to-know information about Denmark for recent arrivals.

Friday, September 10th 17:00-20:30 at Aalborg Zoo, Mølleparkvej 63, 9000 Aalborg

On Diversity Evening we invite all international citizens and citizens with other ethnic backgrounds to enjoy the evening at Aalborg Zoo. Come and meet other internationals, see the animals and enjoy a lovely evening in the name of diversity. Entrance to the Zoo is free on Diversity Evening - sign up is required.

Tuesday, September 21st, 16:00-18:00 at Nordkraft, Aalborg
Join us at the Internationals' Fair North Denmark 2021 if you are an international living in North Denmark and interested in knowing more about all the opportunities that life the region has to offer. Meet 25+ public and private organizations, who will present their offers which all aimed at the international community.

Thursday, September 30th, 10:00-11.30 - Online
At this webinar you will be introduced to important aspects of job search in Denmark and you will get an insight into writing a CV and cover letter according to Danish requirements. You will also be informed about opportunities in North Denmark.

Central Denmark

HEADSTART

Working across cultures (workshop) 

14 September 2021, Online. How to better communicate and collaborate with your Danish and International colleagues. Experience intercultural trainer Hanne Boutrup who has worked in more than 54 countries – among others as Communication’s Director for the LEGO Group. Explore your own and your colleagues’ cultural differences for 45 fun, informative and engaging minutes, whilst you enjoy your morning cup of coffee. Get inspired. Culture influences almost every aspect of how we work together. Learn how to optimize and exploit the full potential of a cross-cultural workplace. Feel the difference. Participate in group discussions and exercises that will make you aware of the way you communicate and behave – and how to improve. Join an entertaining morning workshop and get inspired to a more successful collaboration with your Danish and International colleagues.

Understanding Danish Culture & Society - Danish Culture, Values, Customs and Traditions

28 September 2021, Online. What are the underlying values of Danish Culture, and what structures define Danish Society? How does this affect your meeting with the Danes in your everyday life? In this first of three free webinars we dig into Danish Culture, Values, Customs & Traditions. We look for answers about the differences – and similarities – that you experience living as an international in Denmark.What are the underlying values of Danish Culture, and what structures define Danish Society? How does this affect your meeting with the Danes in your everyday life? In this first of three free webinars we dig into Danish Culture, Values, Customs & Traditions. We look for answers about the differences – and similarities – that you experience living as an international in Denmark.

Herning

Herning Expat Fair

18 September 2021, Herning Bibliotekerne, Østergade 8, 7400 Herning

Meet new people. Explore new opportunities.

Expat Fair Herning is an annual event for internationals in Herning - and anyone else interested.

Get to know associations, activities and things to do in the Herning-area. There are plenty of opportunities to find new networks and meet new friends.

Among other things you can explore approx. 20 different stands, hear inspirational talks about job search and career as an international in Denmark, and how to get a network as an international.

Ikast-Brande

Expat Day Ikast-Brande

4 September 2021, Hjertet, Vestergade 65, 7430 Ikast

Get to know the Ikast-Brande area and meet new friends and network! Join the event and learn more about career, leisure and networks in the area. The event is a mix of short pitches and stands for further information. Kids can play while the adults get inspired. We look forward to welcoming you!

Job search seminar for internationals in Ikast-Brande

9 September 2021, Jobboxen, Rådhusstrædet 6, 7430 Ikast

Get tips for your job search, insights to what is important to employers in the Ikast-Brande area and inspiration for how to write a motivation letter and CV according to Danish standards.

Ringkøbing-Skjern

International Welcome Event 

19 September 2021, WOW-Park, Løvstrupvej 1, Højmark, 6900 Skjern

International gathering for newcomers in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality. Danish "hygge" in an outdoor playground from 10.00-12.00 where the participants will meet with other newcomers, newcomer guides and local welcome ambassadors while playing, networking and learning more about culture and leisure activities as well as volunteer work.

Registration required in advance.

Skive

World Map - Put a Pin in Your Home Country

1 - 30 September 2021, Skive Library World Map - Put a Pin in Your Home Country and get an impression of how many different nationalities Skive has. You can find the World Map at Skive Bibliotek / Skive Library.

Meet International Newcomers for Board Games

11 September 2021, 10:30 AM, Skive Library. Meet local internationals for board games at Skive Bibliotek / Skive Library

Skive Jobfestival - Meet more than 40 local companies for talks about jobs and career

23 September 2021, Strandtangen, Skive. Looking for a job in the Skive area? Visit Skive Jobfestival – meet more than 40 local employers for talks about career and jobs in the Skive area. A short introduction to Skive Jobfestival will be given by an adviser from Jobcenter Skive, afterwards you can meet the local employers.

Big Blue City Tour for International Newcomers

15 September 2021, 4:00 - 5:30 PM. Meet local internationals, learn about the Big Blue Skive project and get a Skive city tour on electric scooters. Note: limited numbers of electric scooters available Mail to hlsv@skivekommune.dk

Aarhus

FO Gården, Vester Allé 8, 8000 Aarhus C at 12-14. 

Get ready for the biggest expat event of the year!

Join us for some great food and networking while experiencing the special Aarhus Festival atmosphere. Aarhus Festival, International Community and partners invite expats and their families to this annual tradition At the reception you can relax with your family and socialize with other expats while enjoying some light refreshments. Taking place in the heart of Aarhus, the reception is just a stone's throw from a number of other entertaining and engaging festival activities for the whole family, making the reception the perfect excuse for a fun day out.

Free of charge but registration is necessary.

FO Gården, Vester Allé 8, 8000 Aarhus C at 15-17.

Get ready for the biggest expat event of the year!

Join us for some great food and networking while experiencing the special Aarhus Festival atmosphere. Aarhus Festival, International Community and partners invite expats and their families to this annual tradition At the reception you can relax with your family and socialize with other expats while enjoying some light refreshments. Taking place in the heart of Aarhus, the reception is just a stone's throw from a number of other entertaining and engaging festival activities for the whole family, making the reception the perfect excuse for a fun day out.

Free of charge but registration is necessary.

Behind the scenes with International Leadership Forum

The International Leadership Forum exists to help international executives and senior leaders succeed in Danish companies while building a strong network and a better understanding of Danish leadership, business and social culture.

Join The International Leadership Forum when we once again are granted exclusive access to one of the city’s renowned companies or cultural hotspots.

The event is by invitation only and takes place 9 September from 16.00-18.30.

Are you an international executive or senior leader and want to hear more? Then get in touch with Tiny Maerschalk on tm@internationalcommunity.dk for further info.

AGF Tennis, Terp Skovvej 18, 8000 Aarhus C at 15-17.

Have you ever considered trying out tennis? Or are you simply looking for a club to sign up for in Aarhus? AGF Tennis is once again giving us the opportunity to try out the sport and their facilities. Don’t miss your chance and join us, regardless of whether you are a beginner or an advanced player!

Some practical information:

• All the equipment you need for playing is provided by AGF Tennis.

• Make sure to wear comfortable sportswear and bring water.

• There will be available instructors that will divide you into groups and give guidance throughout the session.

The event is free! It is suitable mostly for adults and children above 13.

The event will be held from 15.00-17.00. We highly recommend to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to starting, as you need time to leave your belongings and get divided into groups by the instructors.

Attention! The spots are limited, so please make sure to sign up in advance. Signing up is mandatory and is done through our website.

We look forward to seeing you!

Studenterhuset Aarhus, Preben Hornung-stuen

This event aims to prepare you to find your first student job. You will get the best Do’s and Don’ts and learn how to structure your CV, job application and LinkedIn profile. Further, you will meet internationals sharing their experience on how they got their first student job and learn how to use networking in your career strategy.

Radisson Red, Frederiksgade 88, 8000 Aarhus C at 17-19.

Join us for our TGIF evening where we'll get together for drinks and celebrate the end of the week!

This fun and informal event is a great opportunity to bring your colleagues and get to know new people! We encourage you to bring your Danish colleague(s).Entry to this adults-only event is free, attendees can purchase their own refreshments from the venue.  We hope to see you there!

LIMA Aarhus, Guldsmedgade 20C, 8000 Aarhus at 10-12.

Coffee and socialising – what’s not to like! Join Spouse Community Aarhus for our Monthly Coffee Morning event. This fun and informal event is a great opportunity to get to know Spouse Community Aarhus: who we are and what we do, along with meeting new people and enjoying some delicious coffee or tea at Lima Aarhus.

Entry to this event is free, attendees can purchase their own coffee, tea and refreshments from the venue.

Dokk1, Aarhus

Aarhus City Welcome brings the city together to give you the best possible guidance on networking, job search, work life, language training, sports and leisure, culture, children’s lives, and volunteering.

Whether you are an absolute newcomer or have lived in Aarhus for years as a professional, accompanying partner or student this event is dedicated and tailored to you!

Endless inspiration awaits you – meet 40 different organisations at the Information Bazar, dive into inspiring talks at Speakers’ Corner and exchange experiences at the Living Library.

Welcome to the biggest event for internationals in Aarhus – we can’t wait to see you!

Horsens

Discover the Locals

28 September 2021, Via University College, Horsens at 17.30-19.30

Discover your local community together with other locals. Everyone is welcome, whether you've lived in the municipality for years or just recently moved here.

Why you should join:

  • Get to know your town! You'll get introduced to a selection of clubs and activities in your area.
  • Broaden your local network! In groups with other participants you will get to experience and try new activities.
  • Join an entertaining and inspiring evening! 

South Denmark

Work-live-stay

Introduction meeting for students - Future Talent Denmark

4 September 2021. Are you an international student at either Aarhus BSS or SDU? Then you have the great opportunity to join the Future Talent Denmark programme and participate in a three day internship in a Danish company. Your benefits: Expand your local professional network Gain career insights Enhance your case-solving skills Obtain a certificate of achievement and add it to your resume. Sign up for the programme today and participate in this introduction meeting for international students and learn more about how you can benefit from the Future Talent Programme.

Kick off event for international students - Future Talent Denmark

9 September 2021, Online. Are you an international student at either Aarhus BSS or SDU?Then you have the great opportunity to join the Future Talent Denmark programme and participate in a three day internship in a Danish company. Your benefits: Expand your local professional network,  Gain career insights,  Enhance your case-solving skills,  Obtain a certificate of achievement and add it to your resume. Sign up for the programme today and participate in this virtual kick-off event of the programme. The event is for international students and the companies offering three days internships for the students.

Billund

Welcome to your local democracy

2 September 2021, Hans Jensensvej 6, 7190 Billund at 16.15-19.00. Tuesday the 16th of November is election day in Denmark – not for parliament but for our local city council Byrådet and for the regional council Regionsrådet. And YOU can most likely vote – and you should! Former member of Byrådet in Billund Municipality Frede Nørskov has agreed to tell us, in English, about how the local democratic system in Denmark works, how do you vote, what happens then and why etc.

Don't leave us alone with the Danes

28 September 2021,Hans Jensensvej 6, 7190 Billund at 19-21. Culture differences can be both problematic AND funny. Come and have a laugh of our differences and maybe look at yourself differently afterwards.

Free minigolf - join our network

11 September 2021, Hølvej 4, 7190 Billund at 14-16. Have fun playing minigolf and get to know Y's men. They would like more international citizens to join the voluntary network - hear how YOU can make a difference to both your local community and in the world. You can just show up to this event.

Esbjerg

Cafe Patricia, Stormgade 5, 6700 Esbjerg

Meet and connect with other International (& International minded danish) ladies.

Esbjerg International House, Guldager Skolevej 4, 6710 Esbjerg

Be inspired for life in Esbjerg. Learn about club life in Denmark, local clubs, volunteer options, culture and sport venues, newcomer offers and newcomer events. Hear the stories and recommendation of two (former) newcomers to Esbjerg.

Esbjerg Inner City - Details will be sent when you sign up. 
 
Newcomers walk in Esbjerg with information about the history of the City.

Danmarksgade 34, 6700 Esbjerg

Try out a beginners Danish class or a FVU Danish class at FOF for free. At the same time you get to see the new FOF venue in Esbjerg.

Free drop in (you do not need to register ahead) @FOF, Danmarksgade 34, 1st floor, Esbjerg.

Fynsgade 20, 6700 Esbjerg

Free trial doing Linedance at Esbjerg Country line Dance Club. Drop in at 7pm. You do not need to register ahead

Veldtofte Sportspark, Sportsvej 17, 6705 Esbjerg

Free trial football with a social aspect. Teams for men and teams for women. You can come for a free trial mon 6th or 27 September or Thursday 16 September. Free drop in, you do not need to register ahead. Ask for Stephanie Bertelsen when arriving

Danmarksgade Skole, Danmarksgade 53, 6700 Esbjerg

Get a free Salsa lesson at Esbjerg Salsa club with Cuban instructor Lexys Santiaguero Gonzales. Try out the club which is a mix of Danes and Internationals. Please sign up before September 1st. at sms to tel. 24441336. Please bring indoor shoes and a bottle of water. You will be picked up by the gate to Danmarksgade skole at 6.15 pm., Danmarksgade 53, Esbjerg.

Amagervej 10, 6705 Esbjerg

Free trial for kids and teens to try theatre, drama or Circus at Fugl Føniks. Free drop in - you do not need to register ahead.

Esbjerg

Esbjerg International House

Learn about the Jobseeking culture in Denmark and get individual guidance for job searching.

Esbjerg Main Library, Nørregade 19, 6700 Esbjerg

Learn about the work culture in Denmark and the unwritten rules at Danish workplaces.

Fynsgade 20, 6700 Esbjerg

Free trial doing Zumba at Esbjerg Country line Dance Club. Drop in at 5pm. You do not need to register ahead.

Esbjerg Main Library, Nørregade 19, 6700 Esbjerg

Free trial / Open house for International newcomers on Wednesday Sep 22nd. From 6pm. to 7.45 pm. Free drop in, you do not need to register ahead. After the meeting you have the option to stay for chat and networking. You also have an option to come an hour ealier for chat and explanation about the club from 5pm.Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through subsequent meetings.

Skanderborgvej 10, 6700 Esbjerg

Free trial doing Ping Pong at Esbjerg Bordtennis Club.

Vesterhavsgade 57, 6700 Esbjerg

Open house and photo trip with Esbjerg Fotoklub. Come and try a night in the club, where we show our premises and afterwards go for a photo tour nearby outside if the weather allows it.

Register via: julibexkens@gmail.com

Esbjerg Main Library, Nørregade 19, 6700 Esbjerg

Free trial / Open house for International newcomers on Wednesday Sep 22nd. From 6 PM. to 7.45 PM.

Free drop in, you do not need to register ahead. After the meeting you have the option to stay for chat and networking. You also have an option to come an hour ealier for chat and explanation about the club from 5 PM.

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through subsequent meetings.

Danmarksgade/Urban School, School kitchen, Esbjerg

Meet and connect with Internationals and locals whilst making African food

Coffee with a local

19 September 2021, At the homes of locals in Esbjerg Muncipality. Be invited for coffee and a chat with a local family.

Culture Shock workshop

23 September 2021, Esbjerg International House. Get tips on how to deal with the transition to Life in Denmark.

Newcomers BBQ

24 September 2021, Esbjerg International House, Yard. Meet other Newcomers (Danish and Internationals) over a BBQ. (There will also be activities for children)

Kids in Denmark

30 September 2021, Esbjerg International House. Learn more about the expectations for parents in Denmark, about health care and child care for kids and about the family culture in Denmark.

Odense

Den Gamle Kro, Overgade 23, 5000 Odense C

Participate in a guided tour in the heart of Odense and get to know the history of the fairytale city! Come hear tales about Vikings, poets and royals in the days of yore when we take a trip around the historic quarter of Odense with the Night Watchman.

Playground next to Hunderupskolen, Odense C

INMOTION - International Mothers and Fathers in Odense - invites families and parents to be for an informal meet and greet at a playground. Join us whether you are new to Odense or have been here for a while! While children play or take a nap in the prams, parents can socialise and get to know each other. Join INMOTION group on Facebook to keep in touch with the network of parents and get updates on upcoming activities.

Gro Odense Byhaver, Sankt Jørgens Engen, 5000 Odense.

Pop by an urban garden and get rooted! You are always welcome to visit the urban garden Åhaven and enjoy a picnic in the wild, lush atmosphere. On Sunday the 5th of September we especially welcome anyone, who is new in town, to drop by for a chat in the garden by the river near town centre. There will also be an excursion to pick apples from a nearby orchard from 15 to 16 o'clock. If you can't join us on September 5, check out the facebook page for Gro Odense Byhaver and find events, public fruit trees and details on how to rent your own pallet bed. There is outdoor free fun for everyone and a good chance to get rooted and make new friends. Vi ses/See you!

Storms Pakhus, Lerchesgade 4, 5000 Odense C

Join us for a social meetup and an after-work drink! This is a great opportunity to meet new people and socialize in an informal way.

It does not matter if you are new to Odense or have been here for a while - International Meetup welcomes all - internationals as well as Danes.

Dynamo, Finlandkaj 6, 5000 Odense C

The temporary circus Dynamo is hosting an artistic 'work in progress'-show performed by Cie Ks company. Two young artists perform their show, ‘Idylle, fable du quotidien’ (Idyll, an everyday fable), with finesse and irony. The audience will enjoy rhythmic juggling and graceful dances, and have the possibility to give feedback and ask the performers questions afterwards. Participation is free, but booking is recommended. The show starts at 19:00 (doors open at 18:00).

Nøglens Kvarter 12, 5220 Odense

Time for the event: 17:00-19:30.

You’re invited for an Open House at the rugby pitch – youth, men and women. There will be free food and drinks after the training. If you like plenty of fresh air and physical contact, the rugby sport might be for you!

At RC Odense, we are training outdoor (almost) all year around at the rugby pitch at Holluf Pile School. Youth players, Men's team and women's team all participate in tournaments organized by the Danish Rugby Union, which start from April to late October.

No sign up needed, you just show up.

Nature Energy Park, Højstrupvej 7B, 5200 Odense

Are you looking for a professional & social network together with Danes and other expats? We welcome you and offer a great national and international environment! Learn about Rotary and Odense Sct Knud International Rotary Club, meet our members consisting of expats & Danes and expand your personal and professional relations in Odense, while improving your Danish skills.

Are you looking for a professional & social network together with Danes and other expats? We welcome you and offer a great national and international environment! Learn about Rotary and Odense Sct Knud International Rotary Club, meet our members consisting of expats & Danes and expand your personal and professional relations in Odense, while improving your Danish skills.

Different venues in Odense C

Generator Festival - a big music and street festival to welcome new citizens and students to Odense. Venues are in the centre of the city and there are discounts for students. Don't miss the party of the year!

Odense

Odense train station, Østre Stationsvej 27, 5000 Odense C

Join ESN's guided tour for international students and experience Odense city. Volunteers will guide you through the city and show their favorite parts of Odense. The event is free and it is a great way for the students to get to know the city and meet other newly arrived international students.

Vollsmose, Risingsvej 122, Odense NØ

Odense's childrens' theatre Nørregaards Teater invite children from 1,5 years and their parents for a play about the naughty seagull Hattemågen. Tickets are free, but you have to book in advance. Time and date:

9 September, 9:15 + 10:30

10 September, 9:15 + 10:30

11 September, 10:00

Call + 45 70 26 18 70 to book a free 'Welcome September Ticket'.

Ungdomshuset Odense, Nørregade 60, 5000 Odense C

Join International Family for a Saturday afternoon filled with activities for adults and children, where you will have a chance to hear stories of internationals and small business owners, who are eager to share their life experience in Denmark.

 International Family is a volunteer organisation for everyone who is looking for a welcoming network in Denmark. Are you an expat, student, single or a family with children - we look forward to welcoming all of you to our community and helping you expand the network in Denmark!

Fyens Selvforsvars Klub, Klokkestøbervej 3, 5230 Odense M

Are you interested in trying out self defense in Odense? At Fyens Selvforsvars Klub we will be showing different techniques and invite you to participate in different self defense activities. If you would like to try yourself, please wear clothes suitable for physical activity.

Byens Ø, Finlandkaj 6, 5000 Odense C

Join a SportsCrawl by LALO Let's Go on September 12 from 10:00 to 14:00. We will meet at “Byens Ø”: Findlandkaj 6, 5000 Odense. SportsCrawl is a day full of different sports activities around in Odense. We will be biking from place to place.

We are looking forward to seeing you! Bring your friends or join by yourself and take part in a fun and sporty day and meet new people in the best environments.

All you need to remember is:

  • Wear sporty clothes and shoes (after the weather conditions - it all takes place outdoor)
  • Your bike (and helmet!)
  • Water, snacks and a lunch box.

 Check out our instagram @lalo.letsgo to get insight in what we are doing. We hope to see you!

Søren Eriksens Vej 16, 5270 Odense N

International families and other interested are invited to visit our club.

Our members are ready to welcome and introduce visitors to Softball.

We mix teams across experience and age, and play slowpitch softball together for a few hours. The grill is lit and ready to serve some juicy burgers. Come and experience a great sport and a great community!

Søren Eriksens Vej, 5270 Odense N

Visit our tennis club.

Næsby Tennis warmly welcomes international families eager to spend time playing outdoor tennis.

During your visit, you will meet and speak with members of the club who speak English and who are eager to introduce you to the club.

You can look forward to tennis-activities and time for social interaction.

PS. We provide rackets for adults and children of all ages. Everyone is welcome, no matter their previous experience of tennis. Shoes should be with flat soles (no running shoes with tread patterns)

Any questions? Contact Bente Larsen, tel. +45 2115 9424, mail: bentelarsen1411@icloud.com.

Frue Kirkestræde 14, 5000 Odense C

Time: 14:00-16:00.

Come and visit The Danish Church’s Cross-Cultural Network in Odense (FTS). Meet us in the Language Café and hear about our offers: Drink a coffee in our yard and meet our volunteers, who are ready to help with the Danish language.

To sign up send an e-mail: fts.odense@gmail.com

Odense

Ejlskovsgade 3, 5000 Odense C Building L - will be signed "Welcome September"

Tietgen is both a youth and ”Life Long Learning” institution within the mercantile areas.

Your are very welcome to come and visit us for an insight into the education system in Denmark in general.

Our presentation will also focus on company courses, language learning possibilities as well as shorts courses related to cultural understanding in relation to working in Denmark.

Visit us at one of two dates:

20 September, 17:00-19:00

21 September, 10:00-12:00

No need to register, you just show up. If you come by car, register for free parking in the reception.

Odense Rådhus, Flakhaven 2, 5000 Odense C

Are you new in Odense? Starting life in a new country might be challenging, but we are here to guide you! Join this seminar to for need-to-know and good-to-know information about life in Denmark for newcomers.

The webinar is tailored for international employees and accompanying partners, who are new to Odense and Denmark.

Studenterhus Odense, Amfipladsen 6, 5000 Odense C

Improve your public speaking skills with Odense Toastmasters Club! The club is well known for its welcoming and warm atmosphere, so it's the perfect place for newcomers to have a great time and expand their network in Odense.

Studenterhus Odense, Amfipladsen 6, 5000 Odense

Time 16:00-20:00.

Friday bar with live music and a talk about the possibilities of using the Studenthouse. 

No need to sign up - just show up and have fun!

More information after sign up

Explore Odense in a whole new way! On Saturday 25th of September 2021, you have the chance to learn more about Odense, discover local gems, meet new people, and have fun together.

 You and your team will be on a challenging mission to find the “secret exit” in Odense while finding hidden clues, break codes, and solve puzzles and mysteries throughout the city center in this outdoor escape game.

Estlandkaj, 5000 Odense C

Repair Café Odense is a non-profit organization ran by volunteers and we perform and teach repair for free. We have monthly events, last Sunday of the month from 13 to 16. We are a small community and we repair all kinds of things that people bring, from bikes, to kitchen appliances, furniture and clothes.

Amfipladsen 7, 5000 Odense C

Visit Kunstmuseum Brandts on September 29 from 15:30 to 17:00 and experience both Danish and international exhibitions covering paintings, photography, sculpture and film. Get an introduction to the museum exhibitions as well as the story of the surrounding area, that used to be a textile factory.

COVID-19 info: Kunstmuseum Brandts follows the current guidelines from the authorities, and takes reservations for changes that might occur. Please find any information of current guidelines before your visit at the museum homepage: https://brandts.dk/planlaeg-dit-besoeg

Tickets are free, but limited. Please book your ticket in advance by mail to sanne.milling@brandts.dk at September 28 at the latest.

Ærøskøbing

Welcome Meeting at City Hall

23 September 2021, Rådhuset, Ærø Kommune, Statene 2, 5970 Ærøskøbing

Welcome meeting at Ærø Town Hall, Every quarter we hold a welcome meeting for newcomers in Ærø Municipality. The meeting will be held at the island's town hall in Ærøskøbing, where the mayor will welcome you in the town hall and tell a little about the island's history and characteristics.

Sønderborg

School Kitchen at Sønderskov-Skolen in Sønderborg at 5 to 9 PM.

The Food Club for newcomers takes place on some Wednesdays in September from 17.00-21.00 at Sønderskov-skolen. The theme for September is ‘Our diverse city’ where the food we enjoy together reflect the cultural diversity of Sønderborg. Therefore, participants who would like to share national or regional dishes from their home design a menu for a session. The form is always hands-on cooking and learning and if someone would like to give a small lesson on techniques, spices etc. you are welcome.

Join us for a cosy, joyful evening with lots of food to eat!

CrossFit Sønderborg, Ellegårdvej 18, 6400 Sønderborg

Time: 11 AM to 1.30 PM.

Visit the CrossFit Sønderborg family and see for yourself that CrossFit is for everyone. You will learn about CrossFit, be given a thorough introduction to basic exercises, and if you want to, you are welcome to join the intro class. All exercises are scalable, so everyone can participate. We love the training, as it gives us energy and strength, but we also love being together as a team, cheering at each other, laughing and making new friends. Don't worry about not being that familiar with Danish – our coaches can speak English, and so can many of our members.

Sønderborghus, Martin Nyrops Plads 2, 6400 Sønderborg

Träumen Sie davon, nach Süddänemark zu ziehen? Dann kommen Sie am 4. September 2021 nach Sønderborg und nehmen Sie teil an unserem Infotag für mögliche Zuzügler aus deutschsprachigen Ländern. Erhalten Sie viele praktische Informationen zu Immobilien, Jobmöglichkeiten, den deutschen Kitas und Schulen und vieles mehr. Die Veranstaltung ist kostenlos und findet auf Deutsch statt.

Rådhustorvet 10, 6400 Sønderborg at 1 to 4 PM.
Newcomer Service Sønderborg would like to invite all newcomers from 2020 and 2021 to a welcoming event.

Join us on a guided tour through Sønderborg town. We will eat delicious cake and drink coffee and tea and you will have the opportunity to meet the Mayor and other newcomers.

The event is free of charge and will primarily be held in English.

Alsion 2, Library, 6400 Sønderborg 

Dansk Café is a regular meeting for people who want to learn and help each other with practicing Danish. It is a cooperation between SDU Library and Newcomers Network Sønderborg. Dansk Café is all about getting used to speaking Danish in a cosy atmosphere. Sometimes there are special topics, sometimes you learn by playing games, or just by practicing talking to each other in Danish. It is for all levels, and there is always coffee/tea for everyone.

The event takes place every second Saturday of the month from 1 to 3 pm, and every last Wednesday of the month from 5 to 7 pm. Dansk Café takes place at SDU´s Library at Alsion 2 in Sønderborg. Sign up: It is completely free to participate, and everyone is welcome.

Sign up by writing to nas@bib.sdu.dk

Rådhustorvet 7, 6400 Sønderborg

Time: 4 to 6 PM.

Are you new to Sønderborg? Join us and establish great new contacts at CaféNy – the meeting place for newcomers in Sønderborg Municipality. At CaféNy you can get answers to practical issues you might have and gain insight into leisure activities. Do not miss out on the opportunity to build yourself a social network.

Our Partnerjob Consultant will participate and we will finish the meeting with enjoying a nice cup of coffee and cookies.

The meeting will be held primarily in English.

Augustenborghallerne, Kettingvej 19.a, 6440 Augustenborg 

Welcome day in Augustenborg, where you will visit and learn more about the most important places in our cosy town. We will start our little sightseeing at our sports and cultural centre, continue to our school, you will then learn a bit about the Augustenborg Palace, and we will continue our walk in the park towards Augustiana Art Park and Art Gallery. At the gallery, the art consultant will show us around and tell about the current exhibition. We will complete our welcome day with a visit to the new café next to the art gallery.

Sønderskov-Hallen (2nd floor) in Sønderborg

Time: 5 to 6.30 PM.

Alsion Yoga Community organizes weekly yoga sessions for newcomers and students, where participants can relieve stress, make new friends and reconnect their mind and body.

The yoga sessions are free of charge. Everyone can join, at any level. The instruction is in English.

The classes take place every Friday between 5-6.30 pm at Sønderskov-Hallen (2nd floor), B. S. Ingemanns Vej 1 in Sønderborg. If the weather is nice the yoga sessions will take place outside. The event will be announced via "Alsion Yoga Community" Facebook page.

Vejle - Trekants området

Autumn Reception

19 September 2021, Økolariet, Dæmningen 11, 7100 Vejle

This year we will visit Økolariet in Vejle. Økolariet has many exhibitions with various focus, e.g. Ocean Plastic, Drinking Water and Precious Planet. We will start the day with a short introduction to Økolariet and then in groups visit the exhibitions by doing a quiz, which will lead us through Økolariet like a treasure hunt. It will be a day of learning, play, creativity, exploring, and lots of FUN! Lunch is included at a time of your choice – whenever it fits into your treasure hunt.

Vejle

ABC's of an Active LinkedIn

7 September 2021, Spinderihallerne, Spinderigade 11, 7100 Vejle (room: Magasinet)

This workshop explores the ABC’s of LinkedIn and networking. As Internationals, you often will face the reality of having to reshape or enhance your professional identity. Using networking and LinkedIn as branding tools is a great opportunity to emphasize your skills and talents.

Zealand

Kalundborg

Meet the Danes by speed dating

26 September 2021, SYMB, Banegårdspladsen 2 in Kalundborg – right at the station

International citizens can make acquaintance of each other and local Danes aswell as establish networks and relations in the local society. The mission is to facilitate the first steps in Kalundborg for international new arrivals and to support them in different matters like finding the local soccer club or learning how to start own business.

Lolland

Start at Rådhustorvet in Maribo followed by walk along the lake across to the lawn opposite the Open-Air Museum (De Gamle Huse), Meinckes Vej 5, 4930 Maribo

Join the Birgitta Festival in Maribo with the group of international ambassadors and have a nice picnic in wonderful surroundings at Maribo Lake.

Lolland International School. Skimminge 21, Maribo, 14.00-17.30

A fun activity based afternoon in Maribo hosted by Lolland International School.

Enjoy the start of the weekend and explore our love of learning at Denmark’s first international public school. Visit Lolland International School and be part of a family friendly afternoon with a lot of fun activities.

Online

Learn how language immersion in a bi-lingual environment is a powerful way for children to develop and acquire 21st Century skills. We will share how we at Lolland International School blend the Danish national curriculum with the Cambridge curriculum for children from grade 0- 9.

Femern A/S Exhibition Center Rødby Havn, Havnegade 2, 4970 Rødbyhavn

Come along for a visit at the Femern Exhibtion Center and hear more about the world's longest immersed tunnel stretching 18 km from Rødbyhavn to Puttgarden with one of our international ambassadors, who is working as i guide at the construction side. We will also visit the viewing platform at Gl. Badevej, where you have a fantastic view over the tunnel area. The event ends in Østersøbadet, where we will take a walk to view more of the construction, followed by some food and drinks available at the kiosk, while networking.

The Greenhouse, Verstergade 33, 4930 Maribo

You are invited to International Happy Hour at The Greenhouse in Maribo, where you will have the opportunity to mingle with other newcomers, as well as established community members. The Greenhouse is a modern gathering place, which has become the epicenter for innovative and exciting events and is one of the many projects initiated by Iværksætter Lolland.

Middelaldercenteret, At Hamborgskoven 2-4, 4800 Nykøbing-Falster

Join us as we visit the Medieval Center and travel 600 years back in time to the year 1409. We will visit the small town of Sundkøbing and have a tour to see the how life was back then, when the residents went about their daily lives. Don’t miss this chance to see, feel, taste, and smell the middle ages!

Capital Region

Copenhagen

Københavns Erhvervshus, Gammel Køge Landevej 43, 2500 Valby

5-day job search course in English for accompanying spouses residing in Greater Copenhagen with minimum a bachelor's degree. The course takes place in day time. The goal is to find a professional job.

Københavns Erhvervshus, Gammel Køge Landevej 43, 2500 Valby

2-day job search course for full degree bachelor or master students residing in Greater Copenhagen in the beginning of their studies. After the 2-day course all participants will have an individual meeting with a business consultant. The course takes place in day time. The goal is to find a student job or internship.

Københavns Erhvervshus, Gammel Køge Landevej 43, 2500 Valby

6-months career program for international students consisting of job search seminars and a mentorpart. The seminars take place in late afternoon/evening hours. There will be approximately 8-10 seminars in the 6-months period. The goal is to find a professional job in Denmark after graduation.

DGI Byen, København

Welcome to Greater Copenhagen – and welcome to International Citizen Days 2021, which is part of Welcome September. Taking place in the very heart of Copenhagen on 24 & 25 September, International Citizen Days bring together public authorities, private organisations and local communities for two days of endless inspiration on housing, job and social life through a carefully curated fair together with talks, debates and activities relevant to all newcomers to Greater Copenhagen.

The event is free and all you need to do is to sign up, show up and have fun – ses vi?

Online

Matchmaking event for English speaking candidates, who are looking for job opportunities in the regions Lolland & Falster.

The event will have focus on job opportunities with participating companies. During this event, candidates who have professional background that matches a specific job description form the participating companies can participate in one-to-one job interview. Candidates that have signed up for the event and haven’t been invited for a job interview will have opportunity to attend one or few of our different workshops focusing on housing, jobs & careers as well as culture & leisure opportunities in the regions Lolland & Falster.  

Lyngby

Open Air Welcome Concert

7 October 2021, Lyngby Boldklub Badeparken, Lundtoftevej 53, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby

Have you started studies or work in Lyngby in 2020 or 2021 but is still not sure where to hang out, do sports, or find the best cultural activities in the city? Join this event to get info, a network, and a party when Danish up-and-coming artist Philip ends the day with a private concert!

About

About Welcome September

Welcome to more than 110 events all over Denmark tailored for international talent, considering or already living in Denmark. 

More than 65 partners – municipalities, state authorities, business organisations, student organisations, business regions, and associations have joined forces to create Welcome September.  

We are proud to present the programme of events from late August to early October. 

Welcome September is part of Talent to Denmark – a national initiative aimed towards the attraction, reception, and retention of international talent to Denmark. 

Talent to Denmark is funded by the European Social Fund and Danmarks Erhvervsfremmebestyrelse. 

For inquiries about a particular event (attendance or press):

Please contact the coordinator of the event in question.

Press contact – for inquiries about Welcome September:

Lise Kingo Hansen, Chief consultant, City of Copenhagen
E: liking@kk.dk
M: +45 31 95 70 89

Kirsten Vestergaard Lauridsen, Innovation consultant, City of Aarhus
E: lkiv@aarhus.dk
M: +45 29 20 38 86