North Denmark is full of private, public, and volunteer organizations that organize and run social and cultural events for Danish and international residents in the region. One of the unique pillars of International House North Denmark is our inclusion of civil society organizations in the house. The majority of these organizations are student-focused, which reflects the high level of activity among university students in the municipality.
ASR is Aalborg’s first independent radio station, and North Denmark’s first completely international media source. It offers international citizens relevant news and reportages from the local community, as well as organizing events – both its own and as an outsourced partner.
Likewise ASR is learning platform for students, and other radio enthusiasts, regardless of their previous or current education. The organization embraces diversity and is built on the foundation of learning new trades and tricks from each other. Departments and groups within ASR count treasure and financial bookkeeping, IT and technical development, event management, content distribution, graphic design, organizational structure and much more. See ASR’s website or Facebook page for more information.
European Youth is a cross-party organization that works for deeper integration between the European Union and Denmark. We strive to create a more democratic and united Europe in which Denmark has an equal voice with other Member States. Moreover, we seek to spread information and generate debate about the development of the EU and Danish EU policy among the younger generations, especially among students.
In addition to seminars, conferences and trainings we increase the competences of our members by providing them with internships, networking opportunities and job possibilities. To learn more about European Youth North take a look at their website or Facebook.
IUVENIS is a think tank that, in cooperation with partner organizations, the EU, and local communities, creates equal opportunities for newcomers to create an integrated and active society by connecting and creating better prospects for internationals. Within the framework of active participation IUVENIS works to provide volunteering possibilities, internships, quality jobs and supporting entrepreneurship. In the sphere of information it creates awareness around integration policy and its new developments. To find out more about IUVENIS International you can visit them at their Facebook page,.
I-Life Aalborg is a non-profit organization established by students with the purpose of arranging social activities and events for students in Aalborg. Their mission is to ease the settlement and integration, of international students, in Denmark and help them understand Danish culture and its values.
”StudyLife is a non-profit organization, made by students for students. It aims to provide all relevant information to Aalborg students and promotes all student relevant events, projects and companies. StudyLife is a community of motivated volunteers and it recruits students who want to develop themselves personally and professionally and offer them a chance to reach their full potential. See more by taking a look at their Facebook page.
Toastmasters of Aalborg is part of Toastmasters International, which is the undisputed world leader in public speaking training, with over 14,500 clubs and more than 300,000 members in approximately 126 countries.
The mission of a Toastmasters Club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. Our own club is friendly, fun and a safe place to practice. Come and meet Toastmasters at their events or through Facebook and their website.
What’s happening in North Denmark?
Through Visit Nordjylland you can find a complete list of activities all over the region – ranging from attractions to wellness, all the way from Skagen to Rebild.
Use this guide to find the best experiences North Jutland has to offer.
WhatsAalborg is a new platform, run by the municipality, where a diverse range of events are being added to a joint “happening” calendar. The platform allows users to categorize the events and filter based on 3 predefined target groups: “For kids”, “For free” and “For those who are adult”.
What to do in your spare time?
No matter what your interests are, outside of school, work or your home, be sure there is a place for it in North Denmark. Whether it is football, acting, ornithology, fencing, singing, hiking or mushroom picking – odds are there is a club specializing in just that.
Take a look at our “Free Time” section for a full overview of concert venues, volunteering opportunities, sports clubs, museums and much more. by clicking the button below.