More than 1,000 international talents from over 75 countries are currently part of our Young Professionals in Denmark (YPD) network. You can join this global community too!

What is Young Professionals in Denmark? It is a free-to-join one-year career development and networking programme for full-degree international Master's, MBA, and Ph.D students enrolled at a Danish University. The programme allows you to gain skills, network contacts, and unique career counseling to help you land your first job in Denmark after graduation.

Throughout this programme you will participate in online matchmaking events, company visits, and career development workshops while at the same time expanding your network, both with company representatives and fellow international students! The YPD programme runs between October and June each year. 

Why join the Young Professionals in Denmark programme?
  • Learn about Danish working culture at workshops and expand your professional network during company visits
  • Participate in matchmaking events where you will have the possibility to meet your future employer
  • Learn how to brand yourself as a professional and gain useful insights and skills for your job hunt
  • It is free for participants!

The application process for the YPD programme:

Requirements for applying to the Young Professionals in Denmark programme:
  • You must be a non-Danish national student
  • You must be enrolled in a full-degree Master's, Ph.D. or MBA at one of the eight partner universities in Denmark - Aalborg University, Aarhus University (only the Department of Business Development and Technology), Copenhagen Business School, Technical University of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, IT University of Copenhagen, Roskilde University and University of Southern Denmark
  • You must have at least 1 year left of your studies (2 semesters)
  • You have not participated in the YPD programme previously
  • Note that you can't participate in the YPD programme and the Greater Copenhagen Careers programme at the same time.
Application process and selection criteria

When you have submitted your CV and application you will receive an email asking you to answer two questions in a video interview. The video is the central part of your application to the programme, and we will not consider your application if you don't submit it. Selection for the programme is primarily based on your motivation to pursue career opportunities in Denmark.