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Expat Family information

Are you and your family living in or close to Aarhus? We have gathered some tips for keeping yourselves involved in social activities in the area.

International  Playgroup 

International Playgroup is an initiative of UIC (University International Club) and DOKK1. The event is taking place every Friday at 10:00-12:00 at Dokk1 (the area for children between 0-3 years). International Playgroup is a community that always welcomes new members - both Danes and internationals. You can also follow the community on their Facebook page and keep updated on upcoming events and activities.

International Mothers in Aarhus 

International Mothers in Aarhus is an opportunity for moms to meet other moms. This Facebook group has the intention to be a fun and interactive space where international moms can exchange interesting information and experiences and meet each other in “real life”.

Legehuset Gyngehesten

Another interesting place, highly suitable for families is Legehuset Gyngehesten. Situated in Holmstrupgårdvej 18, Brabrand, the place has huge playgroup and long working hours.
They are promoting healthy and funny activities, suitable for children of all ages. They place has its own Family Cafe’ with freshly made sandwiches and hotdogs, but you are also welcome to bring your own food box.

Open House at The Health Care (Sundhedsplejen)

English speaking mothers are welcome to consultations at The Health Care on Mondays in uneven weeks. Regarding nutrituion for kids between 4-6 months all mothers who do not speak Danish are offered a visit by their own health visitor.
Read more (in Danish) 

Playroom for fathers 

Fathers with children between 0 and 3 years are welcome to join Fars Legestue (Fathers Playroom) every Thursday at 12.00 at DOKK1. Read more (in Danish).

Send us your recommendations, thanks

We hope these few tips are useful and will point you at some possible activities for your family.

If we missed any other family orientated activities, groups, communities etc, please write to us:


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