What we're about

This is a group for internationals living or working in Odense and the surrounding area. Use this group to get in touch, create events and meet up for international activities. Feel free to invite your friends to join too! The group is open for expats as well as internationally minded Danes.

With this group we want to bring the international community in Odense together. Let’s meet for informal, social and entertaining activities and turn Odense into a vibrant and diverse place to stay.

This group has been created by International Community Odense - a network for expats in Odense. We help you settle and keep you updated on social and professional events, seminars and get-togethers. Throughout the year we organize a range of events for international professionals and their accompanying families.

Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to learn more or send us an email:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/internationalcommunityodense
Instagram: @internationalcommunityodense (http://www.instagram.com/internationalcommunity)
Email: internationalcommunity@odense.dk .

International Community Odense is an initiative from City of Odense.

Upcoming events (2)

New in Denmark Seminar - Welcome September

Odense City Hall

Are you new in Odense? Starting life in a new country might be challenging, but we are here to guide you!
Join this seminar to for need-to-know and good-to-know information about life in Denmark for newcomers.

The webinar is tailored for international employees and accompanying partners, who are new to Odense and Denmark.

🌎✈️🇩🇰 This event is part of Welcome September - a national initiative to welcome international citizens in Denmark. Find information about the 110+ events taking place all over Denmark on www.lifeindenmark.dk/welcomeseptember.

📝 Sign up before September 19 midnight here: https://forms.office.com/r/81cq5mgm7E

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The seminar will be led by Zivile Petronyte Martins, Newcomer Service consultant at International Community Odense.

Some of the topics to be covered are registration process, opening a bank account, digital Denmark, healthcare, childcare and getting around. You will also be able to get your questions answered at the Q&A session.

To make sure everyone feels safe, please remember:
➡️ Stay at home, if you feel sick or have corona-symptoms
➡️ Keep a distance to each other
➡️ We encourage you to have a valid corona passport
➡️ If you have attended the event and are tested corona positive afterwards, we encourage you to inform us as soon as possible at [masked], so we can inform all participants.


Halloween in the International Garden

Skolehaven Falen

Join the outdoor Halloween Cooking workshop 🎃🧑‍🍳 in Skolehaven Falen and help prepare a pumpkin soup or some garlic butter to keep the vampires away🧛‍♂️. Or maybe you would rather make a Jack O’Lantern🎃?
When everything is ready, we will enjoy a candle-lit potluck dinner while the sun goes down 🍽.
👉16:00 – 18:00 Preparing the soup and halloween fun
👉18:00 – 19:30 Candle-light dinner outside

Sign up here🔗 👇👇👇

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This event is popular and there are limited spaces. You need to sign up🖊 and register. Registration is free.
The deadline for registration is September 30th.
Practical information:
👉 We invite you to bring along a dessert to share. Please write a little note or label with ingredients for the people with food allergies.
👉 Please bring some candles or other light sources for the dinner table.
👉You can bring along a blanket and cushions, if you want. We will take care of hot drinks. tables and something for you to sit on.
👉Please bring your own cutlery, plates and cups.
👉 Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring along a flashlight. In the event of rain, we will try and postpone the workshop to a later date and announce any change via email and Facebook.
👉 Parking spaces in the area are limited, so please come by bike, if possible.
👉The address is Skolehaven Falen, Falen 155 Odense SV. Next to the Skolehaven Falen banner on the fence there is a little footpath that runs alongside the main road Falen. This footpath will lead you to the little red house.
The event is organized by volunteers from Odense International Garden in cooperation with University of Southern Denmark and International Community Odense.

Past events (254)

International Meetup - Welcome September

Storms Pakhus - Odense Street Food

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