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#EMA2CPH – here’s why

Copenhagen is a great place to live, work and do business. We have a world-class research environment, an innovative and vibrant life science cluster, efficient infrastructure and the world's best work-life balance.

In fact, we think Copenhagen would be a pretty good fit for the European Medicines Agency.


We've made a little selection of our reasons why:

The perfect work-life balance

Work, family, friends, hobbies - time for all the things that are important to you

A natural new home for the EMA

Copenhagen leads on key parameters in KPMG's report comparing candidate cities

A leading life science hub

Medicon Valley - The innovative heart of Scandinavian life science

Life science research

Unique regulatory environment

Why Copenhagen is the centre of regulatory affairs research and education in Europe

"Perfect place for our Nordic headquarters"

Why Astellas chose to open t's Nordic headquarters in Greater Copenhagen

Easy and enjoyable getting around

400 kilometres of biclycle lanes and a 24/7 metro

Having guest? We have plenty of beds

Hotel accommodation in Greater Copenhagen

The capital of bikes

Greater Copenhagen offers second-to-none biking conditions.

International schools and daycare

Skoler, Schools, Schulen, Écoles

Good life is actually quite affordable

People in Copenhagen enjoy a strikingly high degree of purchasing power

World's best city for European expats

Copenhagen tops global liveability rankings for European expatriates by ECA

One of the most liveable cities on earth

Copenhagen is rated continuously among the most livable cities in the world

Job opportunities for your partner

Greater Copenhagen is always looking to add new international talent to its workforce.

Northern Europe's best airport

Enjoy hassle free travels to and from Northern Europe's best airport

A helping hand with relocation

Moving to a new country can be overwhelming but fear not - the help is near

Probably the greenest city in the world

Greater Copenhagen is a front-runner in renewable energy and green mobility

Healthcare data research

A strong basis for pharma approval

Longstanding tradition for establishment and active use of high quality nationwide health data registries

- A way of life