Expat Stories from
Greater Aarhus

Through the eyes of an Expat

Would you like to know how it is to live and work in Greater Aarhus, Denmark? We have collected stories where you get to know life in Greater Aarhus as an IT professional through the eyes of expats.

 

According to expats living here there are many reasons why they fell in love with Greater Aarhus. From a personal perspective the expats highlight the quality of life, work-life-balance, travel opportunities, and a great educational system among others. Professionally, what made a difference for the expats is the Danish work culture, skilled colleagues and managers, opportunities for career development, and the technological advancement in the companies here.

 

Watch and read the stories below and discover why Greater Aarhus is the perfect destination to unleash your IT career.

Patrick van Kappel working

Patrick’s Story

Hi, my name is Patrick van Kappel and I’m a Principal Learning Specialist at Stibo Systems A/S. I’m from the Netherlands and this is the story about why I came to Denmark and chose to stay…

Dripta and his wife

Dripta’s Story

Hi, my name is Dripta Guha Roy and I’m Head of Design & User Interface Department at Grundfos. I grew up in the Netherlands, have lived all over the world, and this is the story about why I moved to Denmark four years ago…

Emile working at Terma

Emile’s Story

Hi, my name is Emile Kroon and I’m Director Service Sales, TSS Aeronautics, Support & Services at Terma. I’m from the Netherlands and this is the story about why I came to Denmark…

Local summer party

John’s Story

Hi, my name is John Seizinger and I’m a Product Engineer at Grundfos. I’m from the Netherlands and this is my story about living and working in Denmark…

Teambuilding in Grenaa with the technology and innovation team

Wilbert’s Story

Hi, my name is Wilbert van de Ven and I’m Program Director Integrated Solutions at Grundfos. I’m from the Netherlands and this is the story about what brought my family and I to Denmark and what made us stay…

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Sadak

“I have never thought of LEGO as a place for an IT professional because they make these great toys, but it is logical right now – it is quite logical that this whole thing is supported by IT.”

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Angelo

“It is true that you have to work a bit more to get through that small, or thin, shield they have. But in general, what I’ve also experienced with Danish people is that once you pass that thin shield then they actually are your friends forever, basically.”

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Lara

“And at the same time, I have to say that I also fell in love. And of cause both things together – it was basically the dream life.”

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Alexandra

“LEGO is a company that really lives up to its values. Our values are not only formalities imposed by the management, but they are actually prove that we are supporting everyday a greater purpose”

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Gabriel

“I work now as a product manager but my area is to explore the robotics process automation but I can also see my colleagues are also working with cool stuff like cloud computing, big data, or mobile development.”

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Lishuai and Elena

Lishuai is a Senior Data Scientist and Elena Ciobanu is a Frontend Developer both working at Grundfos. They explain how the company is making much more than just pumps.

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Andrew

Andrew enjoys the flexibility he experiences and that gives him more time with the family while still having a career life.

My Life in Greater Aarhus
by Cezara

According to Cezara, what characteristics the Danish work environment is that it is friendly, open, and helpful.

International Employees at Kamstrup

Working in Aarhus comes with many great advantages. Some of them are here presented by some of the international employees at Kamstrup, which is based right outside of Aarhus.