Why choose Aarhus

Our city is experiencing unprecedented growth, and the business climate in Denmark is among the best in Europe according to international rankings. Come join us!

- The second largest city in Denmark with 1.2 million people in the greater Aarhus area

- Home to 50,000 students and a university ranked in the top 100 in the world

- Innovation hubs for cleantech, food, tech, healthcare, design, architecture and fashion

- Two airports within a one-hour drive with popular international destinations

- Denmark’s international container port (56% of Denmark’s total container traffic)

- Home to many international companies with global R&D centers: Arla, Bestseller, Danish Crown, DuPont, Google, IBM, Johnson Controls, JYSK, Lego, Siemens, Uber and Vestas

- A multicultural city with 17% foreign-born residents.

The most business-friendly climate in Europe
World Bank

- Excellent recruitment possibilities – highly qualified people for all positions (IMD)

- A flexible labour-market and the second highest worker motivation in the world (IMD)

- The highest start-up survival rate in Denmark (DST)

- A liveable, compact city with modern infrastructure and where distances and transportation times are short

- A vibrant, thriving urban community in one of the world’s happiest countries (WHR), characterised by income equality, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity

- A popular city for international meetings and events, ranked in the top 100 in the world (ICCA)