Why Copenhagen?

Copenhagen continues to receive top nominations and rewards related to the lifestyle and quality of life you will experience when coming here.

Just some of the current examples:

  • According to National Geographic Travel, Copenhagen ranks among the "Best of the World" destinations in 2021.
    (Source: National Geographic Travel)
  • Copenhagen ranks as the most liveable location in the world in 2020 for European expatriates. 
    (Source: The Global Liveability Report)
  • 9 out of 10 expatriates living in Denmark are either happy or very happy with their life in Denmark.
    (Source: The Expat Study 2020)
  • In 2019 Copenhagen ranked as "The World’s Top City for Travellers in 2019".
    (Source: Lonely Planet)

Low crime and corruption rates, clean air, excellent public transportation system, work-life balance, gender equality and easy interaction with public authorities are all factors that contribute to the high quality of life.

A sustainable city

If you are into sustainability, architecture or cycling Copenhagen is the place to be. Copenhagen aims to be the world’s first carbon-neutral capital city by 2025 and in 2022 the cycling race "Tour de France" will start in Copenhagen before continuing further south to France. In 2023 the city will be the "2023 World Capital of Architecture".

Communities and associations

Whether you are passionate about football, winter bathing or sustainability, you will find a community in Copenhagen. Clubs and associations of all kinds have a long and strong history in Denmark. Joining one of these can be a great way to find new friends and expand your social and professional network.

Learn more about Copenhagen

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