AAU Career

Work permit

Depending on your citizenship, different rules apply when you’re looking for a job in Denmark.

➡ Below, we have gathered some links in which you can learn more.

Rules about working in Denmark

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    Work permit while studying – what do I need to know?

    EEA countries

    EU citizens and citizens from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland (EEA) can work in Denmark while studying without restrictions.


    Non EU and non EEA countries

    Citizens from countries outside EU (also called Non-EU) and non EEA students are granted a permit to work up to 20 hours a week alongside their studies as well as full-time in June, July and August.


    Learn the rules

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    Work permit after graduation – what do I need to know?

    When you have finished your studies in Denmark, you are of course welcome to apply for a job in Denmark.

    Different rules apply for your individual citizenship, and we encourage you to find the newest information and rules.


    The Danish Immigration Service


    International Citizens Service

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