Associations and organisations to meet in 2020
We are really looking forward to give you the full overview of presentations, entertainment and the many associations and organisations that will welcome you at the Aarhus City Welcome 2020!
The program and the list of representatives within culture, sport, leisure, language training, job facilitation, volunteering, networks to meet will be updated regularly during the following months. Stay tuned!
Work life and job search
Dansk Magisterforening (DM) - Danish Association of Masters and PhD's
We offer you, as an international student, researcher or professional, guidance on how to enter the Danish Labour Market and every other aspect of your job search and career development. We also help you negotiate conditions and salary when you get a job. You can read more about how you can use DM and sign up as a member on www.students.dm.dk.
Expat in Denmark
Expat in Denmark is the largest online community of expats in Denmark. We provide a platform with information about working and living in Denmark, social and professional events, and a platform for knowledge- and experience sharing between expats. https://www.facebook.com/expatindenmark/
We aim to make diversity a resource on the Danish job market. We provide mentorships for citizens who recently arrived in Denmark wanting to start a career. Participation by both mentor and mentee is voluntary, and the relation is based on active participation from both sides. The mentor cannot find a job for the mentee, but will share experience from the Danish job market, and guide the mentee in job search, CV, applications etc. You will meet 1-2 times per month during 6 months, when and where is up to you. Contact us if you want to be a voluntary mentor, or if you would like to meet with a mentor! https://www.foreningen-nydansker.dk/
The Danish Tax Agency
The Danish Tax Agency will be at hand to guide you through the Danish tax system and answer your questions. www.skat.dk/english
The International Employment Unit, Jobcenter Aarhus
We support Aarhus-based spouses and partners to international specialist workers, international jobseekers, and repats with e.g. career counselling, guidance on navigating the Danish labour market, how to write a good job application and CV, How to use LinkedIn in your job search and how to manage job interviews.
Bring your solicited or unsolicited job application (Cover Letter + CV) to our stand for feedback. Get tips for performing well during a job interview, insight into how to use both LinkedIn and your wider network strategically, and an open and realistic discussion about your career in Denmark. We are excited to meet you! https://newcitizen.dk/work/job-search/
Study and Career Guidance Denmark (Studievalg Danmark)
We provide guidance to young people and adults about the choice of higher education in Denmark and prospective career opportunities.
The guidance offered is independent of sectional interests. https://studievalg.dk/in-english/
Work in Denmark
Do you need help making it work in Denmark? Do you need help getting started in Denmark? Then let us help you. Workindenmark offers job search inspiration and helps you with the paper work. We will be happy to assist you in case you have questions about living and working in Denmark. https://www.workindenmark.dk/
Aarhus Toastmasters Club
Enhance your competitive position by joining our club that together with 16,600 clubs in 143 countries supports you in the continuous pursuit of communication and leadership excellence. Join as a guest, meet new people, network with Danes and internationals and guests from other Toastmasters clubs around the world Facebook.com/AarhusToastmasters http://aarhustoastmasters.tmclub.eu
CLAVIS language & competence
CLAVIS is a language center located in Aarhus, Copenhagen and Roskilde. We offer Danish Education, FVU and private lessons etc.. The tuition matches our student’s everyday life with classes in daytime, evening, weekends and online.
www.clavis.org – phone: +45 4173 8100 / email: email@example.com
Swap Language helps you learn languages with native speakers in your city.
You decide when, where and what you want to learn. Sign up for free and start learning today. And join us for our weekly language exchange meetings!
“The fastest way to learn a language? Speak with native speakers” – Swap Language. https://www.swaplanguage.com/Front and https://www.facebook.com/pg/swaplanguage/events/
Sports, leisure and networking
AGF is an old sports club (established in 1880), that currently features Athletics, Basketball, Football (Soccer), Gymnastics, Team Handball, Swimming and Tennis. You’ll find us at three different locations in Aarhus, with Fredensvang, Højbjerg, where we have our clubhouse, as the main site. www.agf1880.dk
International Community supports expats and their families during their stay in the Aarhus region. We create social and professional networks to the benefit of expats through a wide range of events, seminars and online activities. No less than 4,000 people are part of International Community. www.internationalcommunity.dk
Pro Pace International Choir
ProPace Aarhus International Choir is a music community that aims to integrate people from all over the world through music. We meet once a week, sing in different languages, create a great social environment, and when we are ready, we give a few concerts every semester. Everyone is welcome to join us regardless of their personal or musical background - our three song leaders will make sure you fit right in! https://www.propacechoir.com/
Run for Friendship
Free Social Running Club. Run for Friendship is your social running club - we meet twice a week for a run with experienced coaches. All training takes place in English, and our runners are usually a mix of Danes and people from all around the world. Everyone's welcome - whether you're a slow or a pro!https://www.facebook.com/runforfriendship/
Spouse Community Aarhus is a community of enthusiastic international spouses and accompanying partners from across the globe who have made Aarhus their home. Spouse Community Aarhus aims to create an active, engaging and inclusive community that connects new and established spouses. https://internationalcommunity.dk/en-US/Spouse-Community-Aarhus
The Sports and Leisure Department, Aarhus Municipality
We can help you get an overview of the many sports- and leisure associations in Aarhus within your particular field of interest.
If you have children, we can also help him or her find a sports og leisure association through our program ForeningsMentor International.
Aarhus Musikskole is the public music school for all ages in the municipality of Aarhus.
We teach all kinds of instruments, choirs, bands and orchestras and participate in the city life and branding whenever it is needed.
Aarhus Musikskole also runs the advanced music course Musikalsk Grundkursus of Eastern Jutland.
More than 4.000 students attend the school each year.
We have produced the songs in Sangskattekisten, 14 Danish children songs with charming cartoons, posted on YouTube and watched more than 90.000.000 times.
Aarhus University International Club
Aarhus University International Club (UIC) organizes events for international academic staff, guests, lecturers, their accompanying family and friends of Aarhus University. The events promote knowledge sharing and networking among its members, provide participants with practical professional and personal tools, as well as offer newcomers a comprehensive toolbox of information and resources for a smooth transition to Aarhus and Danish society.
We invite you to sign up to coming events via our website and to sign up to receive our bi-weekly newsletter. You can also follow continual updates on our Facebook Page.
More to come!
Bora Bora is Aarhus' stage for dance and visual theater where you can experience Danish and international stage art and performances without any language barriers. Bora Bora is located right next to the townhall and Musikhuset - and online at www.bora-bora.dk
The International is a publication targeted at Denmark’s international community and internationally-minded Danes in Denmark. We are an independent magazine-type offering presenting compelling and constructive content in an easily accessible way to assist internationals in their adjustment to life in Denmark. www.the-intl.dk
Jutland Station is an online publication aimed at helping the international community understand the current affairs in Denmark and in the Aarhus region. The publication is run by volunteer journalists who give an international perspective to current events and local culture as they share their experiences and perspectives about living in Aarhus.
Kulturkammerater / Culture Buddies
Kulturkammerater /Culture buddies brings together International and Danish newcomers to Aarhus while you explore a cultural site or a leisure activity. Get an intercultural connection or maybe even a new friend - across age, gender and national background - while you gain better knowledge of the culture and leisure scene of your new city! Who will join you on your adventure? And where will you go - to ARoS, Den Gamle By (The Old Town) or…? You won’t know before we send you off! https://www.facebook.com/kulturkammerater/
TEDxAarhus is an Aarhus based non-profit organization bringing the community together for exciting and engaging events celebrating 'Ideas Worth Spreading'. Our volunteer organizing committee is made up of internationals and Danes who contribute a wide array of professional skills in order to create amazing TED-like experiences.
TEDxAarhus' main event takes place on Saturday, March 6 2021. If you're interested in being part of the global TEDx phenomenon, working within a fun and creative international team, and taking ideas worth spreading from Aarhus to the world, come visit our stand to learn how you can get involved! www.tedxaarhus.com
VisitAarhus is the official tourist organization for Aarhus and the Aarhus region. Meet us to a talk about the wonderful city you are about to or already live in. Ask us anything about culture, shopping, restaurants, events etc. www.aarhusregionen.com
Studenterhus Aarhus is the place to be for all students and young people in Aarhus - we are an international house where you can throw parties, meet your friends in the café, join International Night, Board Game Café, concerts or another of the more than 100 cultural events we host every year. We also have a bar with more than 250 specialty beers - for young and old. https://studenterhusaarhus.dk/frontpage
More to come!
ForeningsMentor International, The Sports and Leisure Department, Aarhus Municipality
Meet ForeningsMentor International (Association Mentors) who helps children from 6 to 17 years of age find the right association for their leisure activity. We can show you the way - or you can get a more personal guidance from a volunteering mentor. https://foreningsmentor.dk/english
The Children’s Culture Centre in Aarhus (Børnekulturhuset)
Explore, experience, and create with your hands, head, and heart.
We have open activities for families every other Sunday from 10 am – 2 pm. We encourage activities where your family can work together on an artistic subject e.g. paper art, ceramics, yarn etc. The activities are free of charge.
The Children’s Culture Centre is situated at Brobjergskolen in the city centre opposite to the Concert Hall (Musikhuset). Find our activity calendar here: https://boernekulturaarhus.dk/familier/ or on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Boernekulturhuset/
More to come!
Frivilligcenter Aarhus - Volunteer Center Aarhus
Frivilligcenter Aarhus/Volunteer Center Aarhus is an independent, local NGO. We support, coordinate and promote local associations working with humanitarian, social and health improving purposes - and act as guide for citizens who need help or want to volunteer. https://www.frivilligcenteraarhus.dk/in-english/the-volunteer-center-aarhus/introduction
VisitAarhus’ volunteer programme
VisitAarhus runs a volunteer programme to support the blooming cultural and business life in the city and for pleasure and benefit of the whole of Aarhus, guests and citizens. Meet some of the people behind the volunteer programme, and explore the many activities where you can join as a ReThinker volunteer. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Sign up: https://www.rethinkers.dk/skriv-dig-op-her/