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What's up IN odense?
Well, with more than 30.000 students and a population of just over 200.000, the City of Odense has one of the largest concentrations of students in Denmark and therefore you have a high probability of finding like-minded people. The student life is thriving, with the new Generator Festival, there's even a semester-start party that can rival with Copenhagen and Aarhus.
The City of Odense houses a lot of students and young people, which means that there’s also a lot of free activities to pass time throughout the year. Read more about what goes on in Odense at Odense’s webpage.
Odense has a diverse and busy event calendar, ranging from huge festivals like Tinderbox and the International Film Festival OFF. There's literally a festival for everyone, to name a few there's - Flower, Esport, Hans Christian Andersen, Rosé, Cake, Jam and Indian Pale Festivals and about 150 more, so you should be able to find one or more that suits your cravings.
Move to odense
The rent is much cheaper than in Copenhagen or Aarhus, it's easier to find a place and the distance from A-B is much shorter, no matter where you are located.
Odense is centrally located in Denmark, which makes it easy to travel around and experience a lot of different places in the country. You can reach the international airport in Copenhagen in just over an hour, from here you can reach most of the world and the world can reach you.
Should you want to experience the nearby countries, Germany and Sweden are just next door and easily reachable by train, car, plane or ferry.
We wanT you
To love our country and our city and to fully understand us, there's free Danish lessons for those who speak a bit of Danish. To create a community around our internationals, we have a project called International Community Odense, which arranges international meetups where you get to know others with the same challenges about Danish people as yourself.
Get around odense
Odense is literally flat, just like a pancake. This makes it easy to move around on your bike or by foot. We admit there may be "some" roadwork to get around from time to time, but it's all for the better and an easier future commute, please remember that, if you one day travel by car.
The short distances make it easy to travel all year long and in just a few years we will have a new light rail tram that can transport you through the majority of the city with ease. Read more about what goes on in Odense at Odense’s webpage.