Relocate to Denmark → Aarhus

General

Aarhus, as the second largest city in Denmark, combines youthful energy and rich history: from a Viking settlement (in the 8th century) to the largest center for trade, services and industry in Jutland. Besides that, Aarhus can be considered as a city with the youngest demographics in Denmark. There is one interesting fact that Aarhus is the economic and cultural center in the region and is in the top of Europe’s hottest destinations. So in 2017 it was named as European Capital of Culture. Furthermore, this city was selected as shopping city number one in Scandinavia.

2nd

fastest growing Danish city


Cost of living
Property prices
  • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 797
  • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 507
  • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,524
  • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 1,165
Utilities (monthy)
  • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 176
  • Internet € 32
Transportation
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 2.7
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 50
  • Taxi 1km ride € 1.5
  • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.4
Food & Restaraunts
  • The average food basket € 38                                                                                                                                                                                         milk (1 liter), 1 bread (500g), eggs (12), local cheese (1kg), chicken breasts (1kg), apples (1kg), potato (1kg), water (1,5 liter), a bottle of wine, domestic beer (0,5l bottle)
  • Lunch € 13
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 67
  • Beer € 5
  • Cappuccino (regular) € 4.6
  • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 3
Sports and leisure
  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult € 34
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 13

Healthcare

Denmark is a country where the public is satisfied with healthcare services and high-level medical care. Aarhus is not an exemption and is famous for the large healthcare industry. In this city you are free to choose a general practitioner after being registered in the Civil Registration System. Furthermore, here you can find a list of hospitals in Aarhus.

Denmark is a country with Very High Proficiency in English, so it is easy to find a doctor who speaks English well.

General medications in Denmark you can find in pharmacies or supermarkets. Medications with prescription are usually expensive and you can buy them only at a pharmacy. Furthermore, there are 24-hour and on-call pharmacies in Denmark.

If you live in Denmark you have to be insured. Almost 84% of healthcare expenditure is funded by the government. However, you can choose private healthcare insurance too for covering those copayments that are not fully covered by public insurance.

More about health care system


Education

Denmark is on the 3d place among the best Higher Education Systems in the World according to U21 Ranking. The Danish higher education is offered by 5 types of institutions: Business academies, University Colleges, Maritime Education and Training Institutions, General and specialized research universities and University level institutions. Furthermore, there are 4 qualifications levels in Denmark: Academy Profession level, Bachelor’s level, Master’s level, PhD level. There is one interesting fact that institutions are free here and almost everybody can get monthly financial aid (State Educational Support). Here you can find universities, colleges and education providers in Aarhus.

More about Higher Education


Climate

Aarhus, as a city with a temperate oceanic climate, is considered as a place with cool winters and warm summers, mild springs and rainy autumns. The average temperature in summer is 22°C (72 °F) and in winter 0°C (32 °F). Moreover, the weather is quite unstable because it is influenced by different major weather systems during the year.

 22°C

average summer temperature

C

average winter temperature


Safety

Aarhus, as a whole country, is very safe for residents and tourists. This city has a low crime rate.

80/100

Numbeo


Economy

Aarhus, as the economic core of Jutland, is known for the service-oriented economy with the large healthcare industry. This city is a center for research and education in the Nordic countries. Furthermore, a big amount of major Danish companies have their headquarters in Aarhus. That`s why a lot of expats consider this city as a good place for professional relocation.

5486

Average monthly

salary


People

Expat communities are common in Aarhus. There you can connect with other expats, find friends and help if needed. Here are some of them:

InterNations

InternationalCommunity

  • General

    Aarhus, as the second largest city in Denmark, combines youthful energy and rich history: from a Viking settlement (in the 8th century) to the largest center for trade, services and industry in Jutland. Besides that, Aarhus can be considered as a city with the youngest demographics in Denmark. There is one interesting fact that Aarhus is the economic and cultural center in the region and is in the top of Europe’s hottest destinations. So in 2017 it was named as European Capital of Culture. Furthermore, this city was selected as shopping city number one in Scandinavia.

    2nd

    fastest growing Danish city

  • Cost of living
    Property prices
    • Apartment rent (small) in City Centre € 797
    • Apartment (small) Outside of Centre € 507
    • Apartment (big) in City Centre € 1,524
    • Apartment (big) Outside of Centre € 1,165
    Utilities (monthy)
    • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for big apartment € 176
    • Internet € 32
    Transportation
    • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) € 2.7
    • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) € 50
    • Taxi 1km ride € 1.5
    • Gasoline (1 liter) € 1.4
    Food & Restaraunts
    • The average food basket € 38                                                                                                                                                                                         milk (1 liter), 1 bread (500g), eggs (12), local cheese (1kg), chicken breasts (1kg), apples (1kg), potato (1kg), water (1,5 liter), a bottle of wine, domestic beer (0,5l bottle)
    • Lunch € 13
    • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course € 67
    • Beer € 5
    • Cappuccino (regular) € 4.6
    • Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) € 3
    Sports and leisure
    • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult € 34
    • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat € 13
  • Healthcare

    Denmark is a country where the public is satisfied with healthcare services and high-level medical care. Aarhus is not an exemption and is famous for the large healthcare industry. In this city you are free to choose a general practitioner after being registered in the Civil Registration System. Furthermore, here you can find a list of hospitals in Aarhus.

    Denmark is a country with Very High Proficiency in English, so it is easy to find a doctor who speaks English well.

    General medications in Denmark you can find in pharmacies or supermarkets. Medications with prescription are usually expensive and you can buy them only at a pharmacy. Furthermore, there are 24-hour and on-call pharmacies in Denmark.

    If you live in Denmark you have to be insured. Almost 84% of healthcare expenditure is funded by the government. However, you can choose private healthcare insurance too for covering those copayments that are not fully covered by public insurance.

    More about health care system

  • Education

    Denmark is on the 3d place among the best Higher Education Systems in the World according to U21 Ranking. The Danish higher education is offered by 5 types of institutions: Business academies, University Colleges, Maritime Education and Training Institutions, General and specialized research universities and University level institutions. Furthermore, there are 4 qualifications levels in Denmark: Academy Profession level, Bachelor’s level, Master’s level, PhD level. There is one interesting fact that institutions are free here and almost everybody can get monthly financial aid (State Educational Support). Here you can find universities, colleges and education providers in Aarhus.

    More about Higher Education

  • Climate

    Aarhus, as a city with a temperate oceanic climate, is considered as a place with cool winters and warm summers, mild springs and rainy autumns. The average temperature in summer is 22°C (72 °F) and in winter 0°C (32 °F). Moreover, the weather is quite unstable because it is influenced by different major weather systems during the year.

     22°C

    average summer temperature

    C

    average winter temperature

  • Safety

    Aarhus, as a whole country, is very safe for residents and tourists. This city has a low crime rate.

    80/100

    Numbeo

  • Economy

    Aarhus, as the economic core of Jutland, is known for the service-oriented economy with the large healthcare industry. This city is a center for research and education in the Nordic countries. Furthermore, a big amount of major Danish companies have their headquarters in Aarhus. That`s why a lot of expats consider this city as a good place for professional relocation.

    5486

    Average monthly

    salary

  • People

    Expat communities are common in Aarhus. There you can connect with other expats, find friends and help if needed. Here are some of them:

    InterNations

    InternationalCommunity

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