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Denmark

Using The Healthcare System In Denmark - A Short Guide For Expats

Thursday February 05, 2015 (22:09:16)

The healthcare system in Denmark rests on the foundation of equal access for all citizens. Public healthcare is comprehensive and includes doctors, specialists, hospitals, home care, pediatric care and dental care. There are also preventive health care programs in place that are run by the municipalities. The municipalities issue health insurance cards to citizens. The five regions of the country manage the hospitals and psychiatric care facilities in their respective areas.

Public health insurance

You can access Denmark’s public healthcare system by registering in the country, and obtaining your CPR number, which is your personal ID number, and your yellow health insurance card.   more ...

Denmark > Financial

Denmark

Cost of Living Facts For Expats Moving To Denmark

Monday November 03, 2014 (00:53:19)

The cost of living in Denmark is likely to vary based on your lifestyle. In the Economist Intelligence Unit’s survey on the most expensive cities in the world, the Danish capital of Copenhagen took the number 10 spot, having jumped 5 spots from its position in 2013. Although some services such as medical treatment are covered through taxes and the national welfare system, Denmark is still an expensive country, even by European standards. The good news is that people enjoy higher incomes here and therefore are able to afford the high costs of goods and services, such as petrol, food and utilities. Denmark also provides its residents with a high quality of life, which may help to balance out the high living costs.

Accommodation   more ...

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Denmark

Moving To Denmark - What To Expect As A New Expat

Wednesday September 24, 2014 (00:34:15)

Denmark is among the most progressive nations in the world. Initially, the country was mostly known for its iconic architecture and design, but today it is at the forefront in almost every field, including sports, cinema and food. Expats enjoy living in Denmark due to its modern, yet peaceful lifestyle. Here are some of the things you can expect when moving to Denmark.

Language

A number of Danes speak fluent English and many companies also adopt it as their language of choice.   more ...

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Denmark

A Short Expat Guide To Food And Drink In Denmark

Wednesday June 04, 2014 (01:06:16)

Danish food and drink have traditionally played an important role of protecting the locals against cold weather conditions, much like countries in the northern European region. But Danish cuisine is also unique and is especially known for its food products such as its pork, cheeses and butter. While Danish food is usually considered to be rich and heavy, the cuisine has been evolving over the years and today the trend is towards lighter and healthier meals. Modern Danish cuisine draws inspiration from French, Italian and Spanish cooking.

While in Denmark, you will soon notice that the Danes like to stick to the traditional three meals a day of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meals are mostly eaten at home.   more ...

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Denmark

5 Things You Should Know Before Moving To Denmark

Tuesday February 25, 2014 (04:59:36)

There are many reasons why people move to Denmark. For some, it is a desire for change, while for others it may be business opportunities. Denmark is an appealing destination for expats because its unemployment rates are low, the living standards are high, and there is much attention paid to family, education, social welfare, sports and culture. It is also a land with spectacular scenery and a pleasant pace of life. But living in another country is also always a significant change, and it is natural to have a few doubts as you plan your move. To help you get started, here are 5 things you should know before moving to Denmark.   more ...

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Denmark

Expat Life in the Danish City of Odense

Wednesday June 05, 2013 (22:37:12)

The Danish city of Odense is the country's third largest in terms of population, taking the bronze to Copenhagen's gold and Aarhus' silver. Though the population of Odense only amounts to roughly a fifth of Copenhagen's, it boasts a number of impressive features that make it suitable for those who are interested in the Scandinavian lifestyle, but prefer a compromise between hyper-urbanization and the close-knit 'small town' community.

Odense is located right in the middle of the Funen Island, which itself lies between the isle of Zealand and the Jutland peninsula. As such, the more condescending residents of both Aarhus and Copenhagen sometimes joke about it as being nothing more than a service station along the E20 highway that connects the two cities. Proud Odense residents are likely to return fire by claiming that - as it says on an official website promoting the city - Odense is at the geographical "heart" of Denmark.   more ...