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Events for internationals on a national scale!

At the time of going to press, Welcome September was already in full swing! With over 100 events throughout Denmark from late August until early October 2021, the next two months will be exciting for internationals throughout Denmark! These varied events are aimed at newly arrived and well-established internationals and Danes, who might not be aware of activities or information available to them in their area. Over the following 10 pages, you will be spoilt for a choice of events to attend physically as well as virtually. For more information, you can always go check out their website on: See you there!


Frøslev, Nykøbing Mors

Date: 4 September - 16:00

Event: Newcomer Network

Meet other newcomers and learn more about Mors and Denmark.


Date: 8 September - 17:00-20:00

Event: Living in Thy

Join us on 8 September from 17:00 to 20:00 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 and an excellent 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 there!


Date: 10 September - 16:00-17:00

Event: Getting started - An introduction to life in Denmark

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.

Nykøbing Mors

Date: 10 September - 16:00

Event: Newcomer network

Meet newcomers and local citizens.


Date: 10 September - 17:00-18:30

Event: Diversity Evening at Aalborg Zoo 2021

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


Date: 11 September - 18:30

Event: Culture Day - Hele verden i Frederikshavn

Hele verden i Frederikshavn / The whole world in Frederikshavn is a cultural day with a lot of food, music and fun with people from all around the world.


Date: 16 September

Event: Career in Frederikshavn

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.


Date: 21 September - 16:00-18:00

Event: Internationals Fair North Denmark

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 in the region has to offer. Meet 25+ public and private organisations, who will present their offers aimed at the international community.


Date: 24 September - 09:00-14:00

Event: Bus tour in Vesthimmerland

A tour of Vesthimmerland. Meet Vesthimmerland and companies on location - read more and sign up here:


Date: 30 September - 10:00-11:30

Event: Job Search in North Denmark

At this webinar, you will be introduced to important aspects of job searching 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.



Date: 28 august - 12:00-14:00

Event: Expat Reception

Get ready for the biggest expat event of the year! Join us for some great food and networking while experiencing the unique Aarhus Festival atmosphere. Aarhus Festival, International Community and partners invite expats and their families to this annual tradition. You can relax with your family and socialise with other expats at the reception while enjoying some light refreshments. Taking place in the heart of Aarhus, the reception is just a stone's throw from several 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.


Date: 1-30 September

Event: World Map - Put a Pin in Your Home Country

World Map - Put a Pin in Your Home Country and understand how many different nationalities live in Skive. You can find the World Map at Skive Bibliotek / Skive Library.

Ikast - Brande

Date: 4 September - 10:30-13:00

Event: Expat Day Ikast-Brande

Get to know the Ikast-Brande area and meet new friends and network! Join the event and learn more about careers, 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!


Date: 9 September - 16:00-18:00

Event: International Leadership Forum (ILF)

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 solid 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 on 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 for further info.


Date: 11 September - 10:30

Event: Meet International Newcomers for Board Games

Meet local internationals for board games at Skive Bibliotek / Skive Library.


Date: 12 September - 15:00-17:00

Event: Tennis with AGF

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 allowing us to try out the sport and its facilities. So 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 primarily suitable for adults and children above 13.

• The event will be held from 15:00-17:00. We highly recommend arriving at least 15

minutes before 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!


Date: 14 September

Event: CV Workshop

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 who share their experience of getting their first student job and learn how to use networking in your career strategy.


Date: 14 September - 8:30-09:15

Event: Working across cultures (workshop) with HEADSTART

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 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 optimise 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 how you communicate and behave – and how to improve. Join an entertaining morning workshop and get inspired to collaborate more successfully with your Danish and international colleagues! Online via Microsoft Teams.


Date: 15 September - 16:00-17:30

Event: Big Blue City Tour

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.

For more info mail:


Date: 17 September - 17:00-19:00

Event: CV Workshop

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 an excellent opportunity to bring your colleagues and get to meet 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!


Date: 18 September - 10:30

Event: Herning Expat Fair

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 approximately 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.


Date: 23 September

Event: Skive Jobfestival

Looking for a job in the Skive area? Visit Skive Jobfestival – meet more than 40 local employers for talks about careers 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 local employers.


Date: 24 September - 10:00-12:00

Event: Monthly Coffee Morning

Coffee and socialising – what's not to like! Join Spouse Community Aarhus for our Monthly Coffee Morning event. This fun and informal event is an excellent 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. Although entry to this event is free, attendees can purchase their own coffee, tea and refreshments from the venue.


Date: 28 September - 17:00-18:30

Event: Understanding Danish Culture & Society with HEADSTART

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.


Date: 28 September - 17:30-19:30

Event: Understanding Danish Culture & Society with HEADSTART

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!


Date: 2 October - 10:00-14:00

Event: Aarhus City Welcome

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 Bazzar, 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!



Date: 1, 15, 29 September - 17:00-21:00

Event: Food Club for Newcomers

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 countries 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. So join us for a cosy, joyful evening with lots of food to eat!


Date: 1 September - 11:00

Event: Esbjerg International Ladies Coffee morning

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


Date: 1 September - 17:00

Event: Guided tour with The Night Watchman

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.


Date: 2 September - 17:00-19:00

Event: Information meeting New arrivals - The Living Room

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


Date: 2 September - 16:15-19:00

Event: Welcome to your local democracy

Tuesday 16 November is election day in Denmark – not for parliament but for our local city council Byrådet and the regional council, Regionsrådet. And YOU can 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 and how to vote etc.


Date: 3, 10, 17, 24 September - 17:00-18:30

Event: Yoga for Newcomers and students

Alsion Yoga Community organises 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, and anyone can join at any level. The instruction is all in English. The classes take place every Friday between 17:00-18:30 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 the "Alsion Yoga Community" Facebook page.


Date: 4 September - 14:00

Event: Newcomers guided City walk

Join the newcomers walk in Esbjerg with information about the history of the city.


Date: 4 September - 10:45-16:00

Event: Infotag für mögliche Zuzügler aus deutschsprachigen Ländern

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.


Date: 4 September - 11:00-13:30

Event: Get Fit and Friends at CrossFit Sønderborg

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 for 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.

Southern Denmark

Date: 4 September - 10:00-14:00

Event: Introduction meeting for students - Future Talent Denmark

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, participate in this introduction meeting for international students, and learn more about how you can benefit from the Future Talent Programme.


Date: 5 September - 17:00

Event: International Playdate

INMOTION - International Mothers and Fathers in Odense - invites families and parents 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.


Date: 5 September - 14:00

Event: Odense’s urban garden

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 5 September, we especially welcome anyone new in town to drop by to chat in the garden by the river near the town centre. There will also be an excursion to pick apples from a nearby orchard from 15:00-16:00. If you can't join us on 5 September, 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 an excellent chance to get rooted and make new friends. Vi ses/See you!

For more info and to sign up:


Date: 6 September - 18:30

Event: Open house FOF Beginners Danish or FVU Danish

Try out a beginners Danish class or an 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.

For more info and to sign up:


Date: 6 September - 19:00

Event: Open house Esbjerg Country line Dance Club

Free trial doing Linedance at Esbjerg Country line Dance Club. Drop by at 19:00. You do not need to register ahead.


Date: 6, 16, 27 September - 18:00

Event: Open house football

Free trial football with a social aspect. Teams for men and women. You can come for a free month trial period on 6 or 27 September or Thursday 16 September. Feel free to drop by, no need to register ahead. Ask for Stephanie Bertelsen when arriving.


Date: 7 September - 17:00

Event: International Meetup

Join us for a social meetup and an after-work drink! This is an excellent opportunity to meet new people and socialise informally. It does not matter if you are new to Odense or have been here for a while - International Meetup welcomes all internationals and Danes.


Date: 7 September - 19:00-20:00

Event: Work in progress circus performance

The temporary circus Dynamo is hosting an artistic 'work in progress'-show performed by the Cie Ks company. With finesse and irony, two young artists perform their show, 'Idylle, fable du quotidien' (Idyll, an everyday fable). 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).


Date: 7 September - 17:00-19:30

Event: Open training: Rugby

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. So 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 round at the rugby pitch at Holluf Pile School. In addition, youth players and men's and women's teams participate in tournaments organised by the Danish Rugby Union from April to late October.


Date: 7 September - 18:15

Event: Free Salsa lessons

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 1 September by sending an SMS to: 24441336. Please bring indoor shoes and a bottle of water. You will be picked up by the gate of Danmarksgade Skole at 18:15, Danmarksgade 53, Esbjerg.


Date: 7 September - 09:00-14:30

Event: ABC's of an Active LinkedIn

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 an excellent opportunity to emphasise your skills and talents.


Date: 8 September - 10:00

Event: Newcomer Hub Jobcafé

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


Date: 9 September

Event: Kick-off event for international students - Future Talent Denmark

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.


Date: 9 September - 17:30

Event: Rotary Club welcome

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


Date: 9-11 September

Event: Generator Festival

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!


Date: 9-11 September

Event: Children's theatre performance: Hattemågen

Odense's childrens' theatre Nørregaards Teater invite children from 1½ 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 - 09:15 & 10:30

10 September - 09:15 & 10:30

11 September - 10:00

For more info: Call + 45 70 26 18 70 to book a free 'Welcome September Ticket'.


Date: 9 September - 17:00-19:30

Event: How to work in Denmark

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


Date: 11 September - 11:00

Event: International Family Day

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 experiences 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 your network in Denmark!

For more info and to sign up:


Date: 11 September - 13:00-16:15

Event: Welcome Day for Newcomers

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.


Date: 11 September - 13:00-15:00

Event: Dansk Café for newcomers

Dansk Café is a regular meeting place for people who want to learn and help each other with practising 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 practising 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 13:00-15:00, and every last Wednesday of the month from 17:00.19:00. Dansk Café takes place at SDU´s Library at Alsion 2 in Sønderborg. It is entirely free to participate, and everyone is welcome. Sign up by writing to


Date: 11 September - 10:00

Event: Open training: Self Defense

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


Date: 11 September - 14:00-16:00

Event: Free mini-golf - join our network

Have fun playing mini-golf and get to know more people. We would like more international citizens to join the voluntary network and hear how YOU can make a difference to both your local community and the world.

Show up and join in: Hølvej 4, 7190 Billund


Date: 12 September - 10:00-14:00

Event: Sports Crawl by LALO Let's Go

Join a SportsCrawl by LALO Let's Go on 12 September from 10:00-14:00. We will meet at “Byens Ø”: Findlandkaj 6, 5000 Odense. SportsCrawl is a day full of different sports activities offered around Odense. We will be biking from place to place. We are looking forward to seeing you! Bring your friends or join by yourself, 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 (be aware of weather conditions - it all takes place


• Your bike and helmet!

• Water, snacks and a lunch box.

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


Date: 13 September - 16:00

Event: Theater and Circus for Kids

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


Date: 13 September - 17:00

Event: Try Zumba

Free trial doing Zumba at Esbjerg Country line Dance Club. Drop-in at 17:00. You do not need to register ahead.


Date: 14 September - 16:00-18:00

Event: CaféNy for Newcomers

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 questions 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 by enjoying a nice coffee and cookies. The meeting will be held primarily in English.


Event: Try Ping Pong

Free trial doing Ping Pong at Esbjerg Bordtennis Club.


Date: 15 September - 10:00-11:30

Event: Esbjerg International playgroup

Meet and connect with other internationals and internationally-minded Danish parents with babies and toddlers.


Date: 17 September

Event: Guided tour for students

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


Date: 17 September - 17:30

Event: Cook & Talk - African Food

Meet and connect with internationals and locals whilst making African food.


Date: 18 September - 10:00-13:00

Event: Welcome Day for Newcomers in 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 tour at our sports and cultural centre, continue over to our school, where you will learn a bit about the Augustenborg Palace, and then continue our walk towards the Augustiana Art Park and Art Gallery. At the gallery, the art guide will show us around and talk about the current exhibition. Finally, we will complete our welcome day with a visit to the new café next to the gallery.


Date: 18 September - 12:00

Event: Softball & Burgers

International families are invited to visit our club. Our members are ready to welcome and introduce visitors to experience Softball. We mix teams across experiences and ages and play slowpitch softball together for a few hours. Then the grill is lit, and we serve some juicy burgers. So come and experience a great sport and a great community!


Date: 19 September - 10:00-12:00

Event: International Welcome Event

International gathering for newcomers in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality. Danish "hygge" in an outdoor playground from 14:00-17:00. Participants will meet with other internationals, newcomer guides and local welcome ambassadors while playing, networking and learning more about culture and leisure activities and volunteer work. Registration required in advance.

For more info: You will receive a personal invite in your e-Boks.


Date: 19 September - 14:00

Event: Tennis and "hygge" for internationals

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. We provide rackets for adults and children of all ages. Everyone is welcome, no matter what their level of experience is. Shoes should be with flat soles (no running shoes with tread patterns). If you have any questions, contact Bente Larsen on 21159424 or mail:


Date: 19 September - 14:00

Event: Coffee with a local

Be invited for coffee and a chat with a local family.


Date: 19 September - 10:00-14:00

Event: Autumn Reception

This year we will visit Økolariet in Vejle. Økolariet has many exhibitions with different focuses, 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.


Date: 20 September - 14:00-16:00

Event: Open House

Come and visit The Danish Church's Cross-Cultural Network in Odense (FTS). You're welcome to join us in the Language Café, drink a coffee outdoors, and meet our volunteers ready to help you navigate the Danish language.

To sign up, send an email to:


Date: 20-21 September

Event: Welcome to visit Tietgen Business College

Tietgen is both a youth and" Life Long Learning" institution within the mercantile areas. You are very welcome to come and visit us for an insight into the general education system in Denmark. Our presentation will also focus on company courses, language learning possibilities, and shorts courses related to cultural understanding concerning working in Denmark.

Visit us on one of two dates:

20 September: 17:00-19:00

21 September: 10:00-12:00

No need to register - you can just show up. However, if you come by car, register for free parking in the reception.

Read more about our courses with an international focus:


Date: 22 September - 17:00

Event: New in Denmark Seminar

Are you new in Odense? Starting life in a new country might be challenging, but we are here to guide you! Join this seminar 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.


Date: 22 September - 19:15

Event: Public speaking with Odense International Toastmasters

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.


Date: 22 September - 18:00-19:45

Event: Open house

Free trial / Open house for International newcomers on Wednesday, 22 September. You are free to drop in - you do not need to register ahead. After the meeting, you have the option to stay for a chat and networking. You also have an option to arrive an hour earlier for an explanation about the club from 17:00. Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through subsequent meetings.


Date: 23 September

Event: Culture Shock workshop

Get tips on how to deal with the transition to life in Denmark.


Date: 23 September

Event: Welcome Meeting at City Hall

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 to Æerø and explain a little about the island's history and characteristics.


Date: 24 September - 16:00-20:00

Event: Friday Bar

Friday bar with live music and a talk about the possibilities of using the Student house. Studenterhus Odense.


Date: 24 September - 16:00

Event: Newcomers BBQ

Meet other Newcomers (Danes and internationals) over a BBQ. There will also be activities for children.


Date: 25 September - 14:00

Event: Interactive City Tour Odense

Explore Odense in a whole new way! On Saturday, 25 September 2021, you have the chance to learn more about Odense, discover local gems, meet new people, and have fun together. In this outdoor escape game, you and your team will be on a challenging mission to find the "secret exit" in Odense while finding hidden clues, breaking codes, and solving puzzles and mysteries throughout the city centre.


Date: 26 September - 13:00-16:00

Event: Repair Café Odense

Repair Café Odense is a non-profit organisation ran by volunteers, and we perform and teach repair for free. We have monthly events, last Sunday of the month from 13:00 to 16:00. We are a small community, and we repair all kinds of things that people bring, from bikes to kitchen appliances, furniture and clothes.


Date: 28 September - 19:00-21:00

Event: Don't leave us alone with the Danes

Cultural differences can be both problematic AND funny. So come and have a laugh at our differences and maybe look at yourself differently afterwards.


Date: 28 September - 19:30

Event: Try out photography

Come to our open house and photo trip with Esbjerg Fotoklub. Enjoy a night out in the club, and afterwards go for a photo tour outside if the weather allows.

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Date: 29 September - 15:30-17:00

Event: Visit Art Museum Brandts

Visit Kunstmuseum Brandts on 29 September from 15:30 to 17:00 and experience Danish and international exhibitions. These cover paintings, photography, sculpture and film. Get an introduction to the museum exhibitions and the story of the surrounding area, which 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 check the information of our current guidelines before your visit the museum at:

For more info: Tickets are free but limited. Please book your ticket in advance by mail to on 28 September at the latest.


Date: 30 September - 16:30

Event: Kids in Denmark

Learn more about the expectations for parents in Denmark, health care and child care for kids, and family culture in Denmark.



Date: 4 September - 13:30

Event: Birgitta Festival and Networking Picnic

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


Date: 10 September - 14:00-17:30

Event: Open House at Lolland International School

A fun activity-based afternoon in Maribo hosted by Lolland International School. Enjoy the start of the weekend and be part of a family-friendly afternoon with plays, treasure hunt, face painting, and more fun activities. We explore our love of learning at Denmark's first international public school together.


Date: 15 September - 19:30

Event: Online introduction to bilingual education at Denmark's first public international school (webinar)

Learn how language immersion in a bilingual environment is a powerful way for children to develop and acquire 21st Century skills. We will share how Lolland International School blends the Danish national curriculum with the Cambridge curriculum for grades 0- 9.


Date: 19 September - 13:30

Event: Visit to the Femern Tunnel Exhibition Center and Construction Site.

Come along to visit the Femern Exhibition Center and hear more about the world's longest immersed tunnel stretching 18 km from Rødbyhavn to Puttgarden with one of our international ambassadors working as a guide at the construction site. 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.


Date: 24 September - 16:00-18:00

Event: International Happy Hours at The Greenhouse

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 epicentre for innovative and exciting events and is one of the many projects initiated by Iværksætter Lolland.


Date: 26 September

Event: Meet the Danes by speed dating

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


Date: 26 September - 10:30

Event: Visit the Medieval Center

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 take a tour to see how life was back then and how residents went about their daily lives. Don't miss this chance to see, feel, taste, and smell the middle ages!



Date: 30 August - 3, 27 September - 1 October

Event: First Job Copenhagen

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


Date: 8-10 September

Event: Head Start

2-day job search course for full degree bachelor or master students residing in Greater Copenhagen at 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 during the day. The goal is to find a student job or internship.


Date: 24-25 September

Event: International Citizen Day

Welcome to Greater Copenhagen and 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 sign up, show up and have fun – ses vi?

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Date: 29 September - 09:00-13:00

Event: International Matchmaking Event

Matchmaking event for English-speaking candidates looking for job opportunities in the region of Lolland & Falster. The event will have a focus on job opportunities with participating companies. During this event, candidates with a professional background that match a specific job description from the participating companies can participate in a one-to-one job interview. In addition, candidates who have signed up for the event and haven't been invited for a job interview will have the opportunity to attend one or a few of our different workshops focusing on housing, jobs & careers, and culture & leisure opportunities in the regions Lolland & Falster.

Greater Copenhagen

Date: October 2021 – May 2022

Event: Greater Copenhagen Career Program

6- months career programme for international students consisting of job search seminars and a mentor part. The seminars take place during 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.


Date: 7 October - 17:30

Event: Open Air Welcome Concert

Have you started studying or working in Lyngby in 2020 or 2021 but are still unsure where to hang out, enjoy sports, or find the best cultural activities in the city? Then, 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!



Date: 1 September - 10:00-12:00

Event: Job Search in Denmark

This webinar will provide you with some practical help and guidance on successfully searching 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.


Date: 14, 29 September

Event: The Danish Tax System

At this "Live Q and A", you will get a unique opportunity to ask employees from the Danish Tax Agency questions. 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 the Danish Tax Agency questions during the Live event. The film takes around 40 min.


Date: 8 September - 17:00-18:00

Event: The Danish Labour Market and Danish Workplace Culture

Denmark is known for its unique system with trade unions and flexicurity where employers and employees generally agree upon working conditions. 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.


Date: 15 September

Event: Buying Real Estate in Denmark

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.


Date: 29 September

Event: Rentals & Cooperative Housing in Denmark

Interested in renting a home or buying cooperative housing in Denmark, but are finding the housing market confusing? At this event, we will guide you through the Danish housing market and what you should look out for when considering renting a place 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.

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