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Top 10 things to do while studying in Denmark (2)

Denmark 26 July 2010, 14:31

Going to study abroad? Best universities of Denmark offer their students top education in Europe.Top 10 things to do while studying in Denmark Top 10 things to do while studying in Denmark – Part II

flag of denmark, study in denmark, study in Europe, universities in DenmarkGoing to study abroad? Best universities of Denmark offer their students top education in Europe.

6) Go boating on the fjords

The Danish ‘fjords’ at Limfjord, Ringkobing and along the Baltic Sea Coast, are among the most famous in the world. They are quiet, secluded, beautiful and an important feature of Denmark’s traditional maritime and fishing culture.

7) Get creative at Skagen

Nearest universities: Aalborg University; University of Odense

At the beginning of the 19th Century, Danish artists, writers and bohemians would all enjoy the picturesque sandy shores of Skagen. Now a popular resort, the Skagens coastline features rolling sand dunes and stunning views across the bay where two parts of the North Sea meet.

You can also visit Skagens Museum and have a look at hundreds of works by the early 19th Century artistic collective who made the area famous and Naturalist paintings.

8) Have a look at Freetown Christiania

Nearest universities: University of Copenhagen; Technical University of Denmark; Copenhagen Business School; IT-University of Copenhagen Freetown Christiania, the world’s largest commune,has had a chequered history since it was first established in 1971.

What was initially a cheeky attempt by squatters to use unoccupied military land in Copenhagen as a playground for children has since developed into the world’s largest commune.

9) Visit the ‘Black Diamond’ library

Nearest universities: University of Copenhagen;Technical University of Denmark; Copenhagen Business School; IT-University of Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s answer to London’s British Library, the Black Diamond features a 600-seat auditorium, hosting concerts, theatrical performances, literary events and conferences.

It also houses the National Museum of Photography and is a place where you can see original manuscripts by major Danish literary figures such as Hans Christian Anderson and Søren Kierkegaard.

10) Mix the old and the new in Aarhus

Nearest universities: Aarhus University

Denmark’s second largest city, Aarhus is both a heritage site teeming with historical and cultural treasures, and a bustling modern city with one of the largest ports in Northern Europe.

The old town features many important and fascinating museums and cultural attractions, including Den Gamle By - an open-air museum providing a window to the city’s medieval past. Еvery year Aarhus hosts Aarhus Festuge, or ‘Aarhus Partyweek’, the largest cultural festival in Scandinavia.

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