Welcome to Greater Copenhagen

Let us introduce...

...you to a different way of life.

A life built on the Scandinavian spirit – sustainability, creativity, equality, trust and togetherness.

It's where Denmark meets Sweden and we think new and create smart, cooperate and connect people across sectors, industries, cultures and countries.

Greater Copenhagen - Consider yourself invited!

Career opportunities in two countries

More than 15,000 commuters cross the bridge between Copenhagen and Malmö in Sweden every day by car or trains that run several times every hour.

The Öresund Bridge, spanning 8 kilometers completed by a 4 kilometer tunnel, connects Copenhagen and Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city, providing easy access to new job opportunities and fun times in two countries.

“I have always said that only London has a game hub with both small and big companies and a lot of initiatives, but I think things are really growing in Greater Copenhagen too – it’s starting to feel like a real game hub, which is super nice”.

Meet Michiel, Lead Programmer from the Netherlands now working in Malmö for the large AAA-development studio, Massive, as team lead on Tom Clancy’s The Division.

Read his story

Michiel tells about working in Greater Copenhagen

Time for living the good life - and money to do it

In Greater Copenhagen, you can have your cake and eat it too. Here, you won't have to choose between your job and having a life. At 5 pm almost all office spaces are deserted because people have left to hang out with friends, exercise or pick up their kids.

Greater Copenhagen is famous for being clean and green and for having bold sustainable ambitions.

It is very common to go to work by bicycle, and the quality of the water is so great you can swim in the harbour – which is very popular in the summer. There is also several green parks in the cities with outdoor workout stations and skate parks as well as BBQs that are free to use.

Food, fun and festivals
If you want a taste of the good life, Greater Copenhagen is brimming with restaurants, from cosy local eateries to Nordic cuisine Michelin Star winners, as well as busy bars. And the creative music scene offers great concert and clubbing opportunities as well as world-famous festivals such as Roskilde Festival and Copenhell.

Fun fact about Greater Copenhagen

Three times, Copenhagen has won the prestigious title as the world's most liveable city awarded by Monocle Magazine; in 2008, 2013 and 2014.

On top of all this, salary levels in the IT and games industry are highly competitive compared to most other countries in the world. So not only will you have time for living the good life, but money as well.

“If the job had been perfect, but Copenhagen was not Copenhagen, I don’t think I would have taken it. The Danish way of life is really cool and we might be here for the long haul. I’ve already recommended others to move”.

Elizabeth Sampat, Senior Game Designer, SYBO

Working in Greater Copenhagen's games industry

'I could totally see myself living here’

Elizabeth Sampat recently moved to Copenhagen from Seattle. She found the 'perfect match' as a senior game designer position with Copenhagen-based SYBO, specialising in gameplay and graphics and committed to developing the most entertaining and rewarding games for iOS, Android and Windows based mobile devices such as Subway Surfers and Blades of Brim.

Read her story and reasons for choosing Copenhagen

Great for families

Moving to Greater Copenhagen, you will most probably experience work-life balance like never before.

Work-life balance is a cornerstone of our business culture, making Greater Copenhagen one of the world's most family-friendly places to live.

For example, you have the right to at least five weeks paid holidays and the official working week is 40 hours tops.

Combine career and family in Greater Copenhagen

Nightlife in Greater Copenhagen

"Where I live, there are street parties..."

Greater Copenhagen means street parties, cocktails and festivals - but don't worry, there's plenty of things to do that doesn't include dancing till the sun rises.

Greater Copenhagen has a thing for coolness and coziness (also known as "hygge"). So if you like going out with friends for a beer (or two) - micro-brewed and organic, of course - or are into munching your way through delicious street food markets, this is the place for you.

Looking for places to go out?

Copenhagen – the capital of bicycles

If your working day starts and ends with rubbing shoulders with fellow commuters or being stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic, and if you’d rather do without this, off course, you should seriously consider Greater Copenhagen.

Copenhagen is world famous for its biking culture, and here you can replace stressful, jam-packed rush hours with a refreshing start to the day through the beautiful streets. This two-wheeled freedom is just one of many ways in which we combine business and pleasure.

Did you know that Copenhagen:

  • Can boast 5.2 bikes for every car in the city?
  • Has over 390 kilometres of designated bike lanes?
  • Was voted #1 as the most bicycle-friendly city out of 122 cities in the world in 2015?

Copenhagen - The Capital of Bikes

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