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Accompanying Family

SDU is aware that being the accompanying spouse or partner to a member of the International Staff is a unique, exciting but also challenging experience. That is why SDU, International Staff Office, intent to help spouses/partners through coordinating different activities, where they can find support and meet people in a similar situation.

Arriving to 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. Please contact Annika Jarl: for booking your welcome talk.

Spouse Handbook

SDU Dual Career Program 

If you are an accompanying spouse/partner, we have a Dual Career Program, where you can get help finding a job. Read more on our website about the program.

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. It is for you to meet with other people no matter where you are in your life. For instance:

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.

Childcare and schools

For more information about childcare and schools in Denmark, please take a look here

Residence permit

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Need help?

Contact International Staff Office


Last Updated 18.11.2020