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surajitdut replied to the thread International Schools in Copenhagen on the Denmark forum:
mopiloma initially posted:
Hi there, I am about to relocate to Copenhagen from London with my family. We are originary from Spain/Italy and we have 2 kids (7 and 4 years old). We would like our kids to go to an international School where they can continue having their education in English. We are consideiring the European School of Copenhagen and the Rygaards International School. Is there anyone that can give us any feedback / recommendation about these two schools? Many thanks.
surajitdut replied on June 19, 2015 with:
Hi Victoria, How did it go with your school search. I can recommend Rygaards - its quite good, and my son has been at Rygaards since Year 1 and will now move to Year 7. Regarding your younger one, if you are looking out for a daycare, look up for Kidz R Os - an International Daycare in Copenhagen ( Hope you enjoy your stay in Copenhagen, as much as we do. Regards, Surajit
victoriasouth replied on April 20, 2015 with:
Hi there, I came across your post and wondered if you had got any response to your schooling question? We are also relocating to Copenhagen from London this summer and looking for schools. I think my oldest son (5.5 years) is going to go to Rygaards. My daughter is only 2 and I'm still looking for options for her. Have you visited Rygaards? We have visited twice and quite liked it - nice grounds and environment but i know nothing of the academics. We also visited the European school but it was not completed and it was essentially in portacabins and in a new area - so we decided against that one. I have found it quite a struggle to find a school that i'm really happy with but I think we'll give Rygaards a go - in part because we do not know how long we will stay in Denmark and Rygaards is the only school to follow the British curriculum. Best Victoria.
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surajitdut posted International Daycare in Copenhagen on the Denmark forum on June 19, 2015:
Dear Expats, Are you moving to Copenhagen and are looking for a daycare for your children? I can recommend Kidz R Os. You can look them up on Conveniently located, bright atmosphere, great setup and very warm people. Kids are verry happy there. Regards, Surajit
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rampati posted IT JOBs In Denmark on the Denmark forum:
HI guys, How much time will require to get the IT jobs in Denmark. I have a 6+years of experience in web development and MSBI. If I didn't get job in IT field, to support my self what are the jobs available in Denmark. Thanks in advance
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alepelo posted Aalborg life on the Denmark forum:
I am a single young guy who has been offered a job at a tech company in Aalborg. My question is, how bad it is? Are there many internationals/ How about dating and girls in general? I don't want to be alone. Any experiences? Alex
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My company has a contract to mount a solar field in Denmark. We are all, management and workers, European citizens. Company is Italian, part of EU. I wonder if we need any type of documentation in order to start working. Anything we need to prepare for Customs? Any ideas? Thanks!
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stormjackson initially posted:
Hi There! I'm an American citizen currently living in the US. and my Danish fiancée (currently living in Denmark) and I would like to be on the same continent! It sounds so simple when I read it out loud, but of course nothing good comes easy! We're getting married this summer and I've been looking into the family reunification visa that Denmark can offer married couples, but the requirements are quite strict. So this got me wondering: Since Denmark is a member of the European Union he can live and work anywhere within those states, correct? So really, HE could live and work anywhere within the EU. So this is my call for help: if I decide to move to Europe, could anyone give me advice on where the best (easiest?) place for an American to get a visa to live/work? We're up for anywhere. Thank you in advance!!
stormjackson replied most recently with:
Just an update on this - We've decided to utilize the EU Free Movement Directive. So he is moving to Sweden and then as his wife I am joining him there.
GeorgiaPeach replied most recently with:
Dear American, You should plan on him moving to the US. Take it from a US citizen that went through the immigratioin process in Denmark...PAIN IN THE ASS and you have no chance of finding work in Denmark either. If you want to be a stay at home parent then you are good, but other than that, you will never find a job in Denmark. We followed the rules of imigration to a married in Copenhagen filed all the proper paper work and I still almost got kicked out of Denmark and that is no joke. We wrote a letter to the local "rag" BT and ended up in the newspaper, twice, and low and behold I got to stay....take my advice get married in US, have your new husband move to the US and live happily every after in the US. The process here is much more friendly, and the only thing you have to prove to the US immigration department is that you can support your spouse fincancialy above the poverty level. My Danish husband and I were amazed at the differences between the two countries and we were pleased that his immigration to the US was smooth sailing compared to what I went through in Denmark. Basically the Danes don't want non-Danes living in their country so they make it as difficult as they can. Good luck!
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mopiloma replied to the thread Moving to Copenhagen on the Denmark forum:
RhodeIslandRed initially posted:
Hello, I am potentially moving to Copenhagen and am trying to find out the best areas to stay in Copenhagen. I will be working in the centre, and have two kids who will attend one of the international schools. can someone please advise me the best place to find rental accommodation. is there a website that advertises rentals for example? Thanks
mopiloma replied most recently with:
Many thanks. If you don't mind me asking, what area of CPH did you choose to live and why? Are there international kinder garden there as I guess my youngest (4 years) will go to one of those? Again thank you.
leblebi replied most recently with:
Hello We have moved to copenhagen in August. However our daughter is yet 3 years old so she is only going to the kinder garden :) I would like to help if needed on other matters but not this one :) Best
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HI all. I want to attempt to move to Denmark to be with by boyfriend. I know it is hard and that they don't want you if you aren't Danish. I have read a lot of the posts on the forum. However, I want to try it. I was an exchange student there back in high school, so I learned Danish. It is really rusty, I won't lie, but I can read pretty good and still understand if people speak slowly and use little words. Anyway I am trying to figure out visas and how to get a job. I'm going over in three weeks to figure it out. I'm wondering if anyone has any advice on getting a job or a temporary residence permit. I know you can stay 90 days on tourist visa, but I'm hoping this will be more permanent than that. Thanks all.
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