Relocation Service for Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors

Welcome to the Relocation Services at Aarhus University! We are ready to assist you with a smooth transition to Denmark and tailor our services to suit your personal needs. We provide advice and support in all stages of the relocation process.


Pre-arrival meeting

We offer an initial in-person or virtual meeting to introduce you to working and living in Denmark as well as providing information about practical matters related to relocating to Denmark. We discuss your individual needs and can make a plan to assist you throughout every step of your relocation transition.    

Getting registered and practical matters in Denmark

We provide you with information about:

  • how to register to obtain your CPR number and NemID
  • health insurance, insurances in general, work- and residence permits
  • tax- and pension schemes
  • banking
  • language training and any other practical matters

Find out about registration upon arrival

Finding housing

We can assist with all rental housing related questions.

  • We provide advice and guidance on various housing options - short-term or long-term, and where to look
  • We can make the initial contact to potential landlord and visit potential rental properties
  • We can help with any language barriers that you may encounter during your housing search. I.e. help to understand your lease contract

 

You can find more about housing here

Children, daycare and schooling

We provide guidance and advice when bringing children, this includes information about daycare and schooling options as well as how to apply.

Find out more about bringing children to Denmark here

Partner / Spouse support

Our Expat Partner Programme is available to assist your partner or spouse with all aspects of the transition to a new life and career in Denmark from recruitment through the time you arrive, during your stay in Denmark, and up to the time you may decide to leave.

Find out more about partner/spouse support here

Living and working in Denmark

Once you are here and are in the process of settling in, we can provide services and support to ease the transition. Our Cultural Awareness programme offers workshops where you can learn about important aspects of living and working in Denmark. We also provide for opportunities to engage in the cultural life in Aarhus through concerts and events throughout the year. In addition we can direct you to resources that can enhance your well-being and allow you thrive in Denmark.

Find out more about living and working in Denmark here

Contact

For more information on how we can assist you, please contact us at Relocation Service at relocation@au.dk