Find Your Community
Are you new to Denmark?International Community is here to support you and your family during your stay in and around the Aarhus area.
If you are not residing the Aarhus region, there might be other communities closer to you. Here is an overview of the expat communities around Jutland.
Northern Denmark – Aalborg, Hjørring and FrederikshavnIn Aalborg International House North Denmark is the point of entry to the region of North Denmark for international residents, companies with international employees, and companies that are interested in broadening their overseas markets. Via their “one-stop shop” concept they provide companies and international residents with help in three main service areas: job seeking, setting up and running a business, and culture & leisure. More about International House North Denmark is available here. Besides that there is a Facebook page.
In Hjørring, you can meet with other internationals and get help during your stay in Denmark from Hjørring Internationals. The network is facilitated by 'Service for International Newcomers', Hjørring Municipality and they meet once or twice a month.
Moreover, if you are placed in Frederikshavn, you can get help and support with practical information, job searching, housing, school, health care, leisure and social activities. Contact Frederikshavn Internationals here.
EsbjergIf you are residing in southern Jutland, you can contact New in Esbjerg?, which can provide you with information about events for internationals and other offers and events in the area. In case you need help as a newcomer to Esbjerg municipality you are more than welcome to reach out to the Newcomer service at firstname.lastname@example.org. New in Esbjerg? are also on Facebook.
Besides that there is a Facebook page for expats in Esbjerg, here is the link.
Herning, Ikast & BrandeAre you placed around Herning, Ikast or Brande - the organization Expat in Herning & Ikast-Brande provides variety of opportunities for internationals and newcomers in these areas. Moreover, Expat in Herning & Ikast-Brande coordinates initiatives for internationals in Herning and Ikast-Brande, and provides support for new and existing initiatives. Also, there is International Society which organizes activities for international workers, students, their accompanying family members, internationally minded Danes, companies and everyone who is open-minded to belong to a social network.
HolstebroIn Holstebro, expats can refer to Holstebro International. It is a group designed for both internationals and culturally-curious Danes, helping to bridge the social and job networking gaps while aiding integration into both Danish Society and the local community through a variety of social, educational and informational events.
Billund, Fredericia, Haderslev, Kolding, Middelfart, Vejen, Vejle:The area around these seven municipalities is known in Denmark as the Triangle Region or Trekantomraadet in Danish. The Triangle region is providing English-language events & inspiration for life and work in the area.
There is a Facebook group for International Moms in the Triangle Region. Their goal is to form a support system for international mothers in this area, to get together, share experiences, swap advice and plan fun activities with the little ones.
Apart from that in Vejle you can find the Vejle Internationals on meetup, who provide the framework for meeting interesting people from all around Vejle and the rest of the world.
Spouse House Vejle is the meeting place for international spouses in the Vejle area who want a place to be themselves, forge new networks, make career contacts and develop support circles.
Additionally, there is a newcomer service, which offers services to Danish and international citizens who are interested in moving to Vejle or are already living within the Vejle municipality.
Besides that there is a Facebook group for internationals in Billund, where you can exchange information and events, and share questions.
StruerIn Struer there is Struer International Living, which is a reception unit for foreign employees and students in the Municipality of Struer. The organization aims to develop the profile of the municipality of Struer as an open municipality that welcomes everyone regardless of nationality.
HorsensInternational Network Horsens is a volunteer organisation that collaborates with local organisations in supporting internationals and internationally-minded Danes to share their cultures and interests, to make new friends and to enhance their personal and professional lives.
RandersIn Randers you can connect with other internationals through two Facebook groups. You can exchange information and schedule meet ups with other internationals. Have a look at English Speaking Community in Randers here and Randers Internationals here.
SilkeborgIn Silkeborg there is a Facebook group, which purpose is to expand the professional and social networks of internationals living in Silkeborg municipality, and join each other in different kinds of activities. You can find Internationals in Silkeborg here.
ViborgIn Viborg there is also a small Facebook group that aims at international citizens in the greater Viborg area. Network with Viborg international Community here.
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