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Accompanying Family

Being an accompanying spouse or partner to an employee at SDU is a unique and exciting but also challenging experience. That is why International Staff Office at SDU, intent to help spouses/partners through coordinating different activities, where you can find support and meet people in a similar situation.

When you arrive in Denmark, we offer you and the entire family (incl. kids) a welcome talk. This is a personalized and informal talk about whatever is on your mind, and how we can help you and your family to get settled in your new life fast and easy.

Campus Odense

Please contact Annika Jarl: for booking your welcome talk.

Campus Kolding and Esbjerg

Please contact Anette Møller at: for booking your welcome talk.

Campus Sønderborg

Please contact Karina Madsen Skellgaard at: for booking your welcome talk.

Spouse Handbook

Spouse/partner network

We know that it is important for you to create a network quite fast, when you arrive in a foreign country. Therefore, ISO has made some activities especially for spouses/partners, which gives you the opportunity to meet with other people - no matter where you are in your life. For example:

  • International parent group, for parents with children or moms to be (Cooperation with International Community Odense).
  • Spouse café, twice a month at a café in Odense (in cooperation with International Community Odense)

SDU International club

The SDU International Club´s initiatives/activities are also for spouses/partners so please feel free to join us. Each month we arrange a number of social and cultural activities such as:

  • Family activities
  • Culture workshops
  • Going to the cinema for a movie night
  • Trips around the countryside (in all parts of Denmark)
  • Yoga and other sports activities

To know more about the different activities going on in the SDU International Club, you need to sign up for our monthly newsletter at: as well as our Facebook page.

Dual Career

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Childcare and schools

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Need help?

Contact International Staff Office


Last Updated 05.05.2022