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Healthcare in Denmark

Learn more about the Healthcare sector in Denmark


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In the Danish Healthcare sector, you will get one of the best work/life balances in the world, get your opinion heard in a workplace with a flat hierarchy and get great career advancement opportunities.

There is a big focus on research in Denmark, and we urge you to keep learning throughout your career.

Danish hospitals and private companies are mainly looking for Medical Specialists, Nurses, Dentists, Dentist Assistants, Health Care Workers, and other specialities. And the normal place of employment will be with the different regions, municipalities or private clinics.

Watch this inspiring video with Maria. A doctor from Spain who made the move to Denmark.

Will the language be an issue, working in a hospital or private health clinic?

As long as you have a good command of the English or German language, you will be off to a good start.
If you want to work in the public healthcare system, you will be required to learn Danish upon arrival and a language course will often be a part of the contract. Sometimes it even includes a language course for your spouse. Furthermore, the municipality will offer your children special support when they start in daycare/school. In many municipalities in Denmark, they have and want to work in the Danish healthcare system (public or private sector), you need to obtain a Danish authorisation as a doctor, dentist, nurse, or any other

Authorisation

EU/EEA/Swiss citizen
If you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen and want to work in the Danish healthcare system (public or private sector), you need to obtain a Danish authorisation as a doctor, dentist, nurse, or any other medical professional.

You can read about the process and apply here (new tab). 

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizen
If your nationality is from outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland and you want to work in the Danish healthcare system (public or private sector) you need to obtain a Danish authorisation as a doctor, dentist, nurse or any other type of medical professional.

You can read about the process and apply here (new tab).

Reach out and good luck

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions. Find our contact information in the link below. You can also follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn, where we share tips for job search and info on Denmark.

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Here, you can look more into the Danish healthcare system.


Healthcare Denmark

Take a closer look at Healthcare in Denmark


The Danish Healthcare System

Read this leaphlet on the Danish Healthcare system


Access to healthcare in Denmark

Information on public and private hospitals in Denmark