Copenhagen has positioned itself comfortably among the most liveable cities in the world. According to the Global Liveability Index, education and infrastructure are parameters where Denmark’s capital stand out as excellent. Students know this and flock to the city. Consequently, the housing situation – especially in July, August and September – tends to be a bit challenging.
A range of options exist, though. Flexibility, savings and starting your room hunt early will get you far.
- Student housing in Copenhagen – The Guide by the University Post
- Reviews of student halls of residence by the University Post
- Student Accomodation in Copenhagen (Kollegiernes Kontor)
- The UCPH Housing Foundation (private/independent)
- UCPH tips when searching and finding housing
Being a student in Denmark means leading an adult life. In general, you need to cater and clean for yourself as well as doing your own laundry and other basic household chores. However, dinners have a central place in Danish culture, and you can often find private food clubs to join, especially at student halls of residence.
Areas in Copenhagen
Visit Copenhagen has a great introduction to the various districts in Copenhagen. Scroll down to find the purple map which provides an overview and is your gateway to exploring different parts of the capital.