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We are committed to helping you find a job after your studies. To kick start your career, apply for one of these special programmes:

SDU’s Talent Programme

Career in Denmark programme

Nordic Thinking Design

We also have full-time staff at SDU Business who can help you make the right career choices.

Why work in Denmark?

There are numerous reasons to work in Denmark. Foreign national workers in Denmark routinely cite many of the benefits:

  • Denmark ranks top in the world work-life balance surveys.
  • A welfare state: Taxes pay for child care, education, access to doctors and hospitals, elderly care etc.
  • High quality of life: Foreign national workers express a high level of satisfaction with leisure and cultural opportunities in Denmark.
  • Danish business culture: A horizontal structure and open dialogue between management and employees is characteristic in the workplace. Most workplaces regularly offer continuing education to their employees.

Work after graduation

Denmark offers a wide variety of possibilities for working after graduation. Whether you are strictly focused on advancing your career or want to find the right balance between work and life, the Danish jobmarket will have opportunities for you.

For all you need to know about a career in Denmark, visit

If you are not from the Nordic countries you will need a Residence and Work Permit.

Fun Fact

Arbejdsglaede means “Work Happiness.” This is a very important aspect of work in Denmark.

Magdalena from Poland finished her masters at SDU. Now she works in Denmark. This is her story...