What Makes Zealand Attractive?
If you want to work in the region and live relative close to Copenhagen, then the region of Zealand could be attractive to you. The northern part of the region has very short transport time to Copenhagen, and many people commute from this region. The biggest city in the region is Roskilde and it is family friendly. This city has many things to offer such as the Roskilde University, a science park, am annual festival, a square and interesting people. The region is rich on small and medium companies and a lot of nature.
Sustainable and green
The region has a front runner within sustainable energy. Outside Roskilde, the town Lejre is experimenting with sustainable energy and other sustainable initiatives. Roskilde is also working on upgrading their energy supply to comprehend the carbon neutral goals. Thus, there are huge green areas all over the region and a lot of beautiful nature,
for instance the white cliifs in Møn.
Social and cultural atmosphere
On a social and cultural level the biggest city, Roskilde, feels like a large provincial city. It has a cozy square, cafés and restaurants and the people from the city like to go out. In general there are many squares, markets, lakes, churches and a few castles
in the provinces (Køge, Næstved, Vordingborg and Ringsted), See more about leisure in the region
. Roskilde is international according to international students and researchers living in the city and working at the university/companies. There are many cultural and leisure places in the region to discover, which are quite nice. People like to meet for
according to shared interests; either professionally or on a social level.
Education and learning
The largest educational institutions in the region are Roskilde University and the Professional College Absalon, which are highly relevant to enhance the knowledge level
of the people in the region. Roskilde University covers bachelor and masters education in all areas from business, programming to philosophy etc. while the professional college takes care of bachelor level in bio-technology, nurses, public administration and social workers etc.
If you are looking for international schools, you will find international schools located in Roskilde and outside Næstved. The level is on primary school and high school as well. Furthermore, courses are taught in English
at Roskilde University.
Professional College Absalon