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.
fastest growing Danish city
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.
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.
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.
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average winter temperature
Aarhus, as a whole country, is very safe for residents and tourists. This city has a low crime rate.
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.
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