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Denmark has the best work-life balance. This is why

Denmark has the best work-life balance. This is why

Posted by Kåre Bach at Apr 04, 2017 01:30 PM |

According to the OECD only 2% of employees regularly work very long hours, which isn't much when you compare it with the OECD average of 13%. Instead, they spend around two-thirds of their day (16 hours) eating, sleeping and indulging in leisurely pursuits.

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Denmark tops happiest country in the world 2017

Denmark tops happiest country in the world 2017

Posted by Kåre Bach at Mar 20, 2017 03:20 PM |

Denmark ranks highly on all the main factors found to support happiness: caring, freedom, generosity, honesty, health, income and good governance, and comes in second to Norway in this year's World Happiness Report.

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Copenhagen still among world’s most liveable cities

Copenhagen still among world’s most liveable cities

Posted by Kåre Bach at Mar 15, 2017 03:20 PM |

The Danish capital has retained its top 10 position in Mercer’s Quality of Living rankings this year, staying ninth in the 2017 survey.

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Aarhus University advances in major international academic ranking

Aarhus University advances in major international academic ranking

Posted by Kåre Bach at Mar 08, 2017 02:25 PM |

Aarhus University is now in the top 100 in 19 subjects – and in the top 50 in six of them.

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Denmark is one of the world's best places to be young

Denmark is one of the world's best places to be young

Posted by Kåre Bach at Mar 06, 2017 02:20 PM |

Denmark has been named as the world’s second best place to be a young person in the latest Global Youth Development Index and Report by the Commonwealth

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Aarhus, Denmark heads the chart as the world's most mindful city

Aarhus, Denmark heads the chart as the world's most mindful city

Posted by Kåre Bach at Feb 15, 2017 11:20 AM |

Can a city be mindful? According to World Economic Forum it can. They have created a chart based on analysis of various databases including the World Bank's World Development Indicators, the UN World Happiness Report, OECD's Better Life Index, The Economist's Economist Intelligence Unit’s Most Liveable Cities, the Global Footprint Network and a Gallup World Poll, where we find Aarhus at the very top!

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Danish Universities Top The World's Most International Universities 2017

Danish Universities Top The World's Most International Universities 2017

Posted by Kåre Bach at Feb 02, 2017 01:45 PM |

According to the Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s most international universities, Denmark is no. 8 overall.

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 Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world

Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world

Posted by Kåre Bach at Jan 26, 2017 10:30 AM |

For the 5th year in a row Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world according to Transparency International's annual Correption Perception Index. According to the President of Transparency International Denmark this is among other things because the Danish society is built on a high level of trust.

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Alexandra from Romania landed a dream job at Simens

Alexandra from Romania landed a dream job at Simens

Posted by Kåre Bach at Dec 19, 2016 09:45 AM |

Romanian Alexandra Cirdei was educated in International Sales and Marketing Management at VIA University College in Horsens. Today, she is a permanent employee at Siemens.

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Denmark has the happiest workforces in the world

Denmark has the happiest workforces in the world

Posted by Kåre Bach at Dec 13, 2016 11:40 AM |

According to this year's Global Workforce Happiness Index, Denmark has the happiest and most loyal workforce on the planet.

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Danish universities among the best at producing employable graduates

Danish universities among the best at producing employable graduates

Posted by Kåre Bach at Nov 24, 2016 02:55 PM |

The University of Copenhagen (KU) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are among the four Nordic universities, which have been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for delivering work-ready graduates

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Denmark is in the top 10 list of "Best Countries for Education" 2016

Denmark is in the top 10 list of "Best Countries for Education" 2016

Posted by Kåre Bach at Oct 28, 2016 11:55 AM |

Out of 65 countries Denmark takes the 9th place for the absolute best place to study in the world.

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Denmark is one of the most LGBTQ-Friendly Study Abroad Destinations in the World

Denmark is one of the most LGBTQ-Friendly Study Abroad Destinations in the World

Posted by Kåre Bach at Oct 21, 2016 01:55 PM |

In addition to consistently being rated as the happiest country in the world, Denmark takes second place as the most LGBTQ-friendly country on the planet.

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And the winner of the Top Talent Denmark 2016 contest is…

And the winner of the Top Talent Denmark 2016 contest is…

Posted by Kåre Bach at Sep 30, 2016 04:25 PM |

As a part of the Denmark Days 2016, Top Talent Denmark ran a contest for Brazilian talents to get the opportunity to explore their desired degree in Denmark. To win the contest, the participants had to answer the question: How can a Danish degree make you the professional of the future?

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Aarhus University Moves Into Top 100 on the Rankings

Aarhus University Moves Into Top 100 on the Rankings

Posted by Kåre Bach at Sep 22, 2016 10:55 AM |

The new Times Higher Education World University Rankings puts Aarhus in the top 100 for the first time since the first issue of the rankings in 2010.

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TOP TALENT DENMARK EVENTS IN BRAZIL HAVE STARTED!

TOP TALENT DENMARK EVENTS IN BRAZIL HAVE STARTED!

Posted by Kåre Bach at Sep 09, 2016 02:37 PM |

Join Denmark Days 2016 (September 9th to 14th) for your chance to expand your network, learn more about study as well as career opportunities and get a first impression of Denmark. This years events will be held in São Paulo and in Rio de Janeiro, where Danish higher education institutions and companies will be present.

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Pivotal data centre opens in Copenhagen

Pivotal data centre opens in Copenhagen

Posted by Kåre Bach at Sep 02, 2016 10:47 AM |

The world's most advanced neutron spreading facility, European Spallation Source (ESS) is being built in Sweden. Meanwhile in Denmark, the data centre that will handle all the research data stemming from the ESS officially opened on August 26.

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Second best in Europe: University of Copenhagen

Second best in Europe: University of Copenhagen

Posted by Kåre Bach at Aug 16, 2016 01:55 PM |

The 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), places the University of Copenhagen as second best university in Contintental Europe and as the 30th best in the world. This is the second time in 2016 that a Danish university makes the top two.

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Denmark has the World’s Second Best University for Engineering Degrees

Denmark has the World’s Second Best University for Engineering Degrees

Posted by Kåre Bach at Aug 02, 2016 01:05 PM |

New rankings for seven different engineering subjects have been published by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy and the Shanghai Subject Ranking 2016 puts the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Aalborg University in the very top

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Europe’s Best Workplaces Are in Denmark

Europe’s Best Workplaces Are in Denmark

Posted by Kåre Bach at Jul 21, 2016 11:11 AM |

Almost 20% of the 100 best workplaces in Europe are located in Denmark according to a new study among 700,000 employees among 2,250 companies in 19 European countries, by Great Place to Work.

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