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Organisations and job sites


Relevant organisations

  • Trade unions (e.g. DM, DJØF, or IDA): Trade unions act and negotiate on your behalf to secure you the best possible salary level and working conditions. Being a member of a trade union is not obligated by law, but it is very common and can provide you with a series of employment- and career-related legal support and services you may need such as guidance regarding individual employment contract, salary, and industrial accidents and injuries. Your choice of trade union depends on your educational background and workplace.
  • Unemployment insurance funds: Having unemployment insurance is generally a good idea. Trade unions are associated with unemployment insurance funds, but in order to sign up you are not obligated to become a member of a trade union.
  • PAND: A national network of local associations who represent PhD students at a university level. It is devoted to facilitating collaboration among the network’s member associations and providing a common voice for PhD students in Denmark, both nationally and internationally. Read more about PAND on the official website or on Facebook. Find your local PAND board member.
  • Workindenmark: A public employment service for highly qualified international candidates looking for a job in Denmark, and Danish companies searching for talented foreign candidates. Workindenmark is part of the Danish Ministry of Employment and member of European Employment Service (EURES). 


Relevant job sites

Danish Job sites 


International job sites


Academic Job sites