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  • CBSLife How To Find A Place To Live in Copenhagen Part II - CBSLife
    apartments for rent but this website also includes kollegiums that are not available through Kollegiernes Kontorer I København Therefore it might be easier to get a room at a favorable price and within a reasonable period of time However we must warn incoming students that not all rooms are in good condition and it might be wise to check out the place before accepting an offer Boligbasen http boligbasen dk This is the same concept as Boligportalen and works really well You can decide for yourself if you want to use it and spend the extra money but it is nice to know your options when you become desperate to find a place Housing Support https www borger dk Emner bolig og flytning boligstoette Sider boligsikring aspx If your room has a sink it qualifies you to receive housing support which is a nice way for you to lower your rent a bit The amount you will receive varies with the size of your room and the rent but it is not uncommon for people to get something between 400 700kr pr month Thus it really can make a huge difference in your budget You can apply online but it is really much easier just going to Borgerservice By the time you have a place to live chances are that you already have a CPR number and a nem ID which are both required in order to apply Beware that if your rent exceeds half of your monthly income your kommune will call you up with the unpleasant message that they have the right to not pay housing support Therefore be ready with an answer about how you are going to pay the rent and then they will probably let you off the hook and give it to you anyway Roommates http www findroommate dk This is great concept where you can find rooms for rent but more importantly as the name indicates you can find roommates to share the rent with This can be quite a good option since prices in Copenhagen can be very steep and often people have to seek far away from the city centre and school to find affordable accommodation This article was published and written by Stefan Dam Andreasen a member of the International Business Integration Union IB Union consists of a group of students dedicated to helping students from abroad transition to life in Copenhagen You can find out more about them at here or on the IB Union Facebook page Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author cbslife Tags find housing place rent roommate Previous Post Next Post Related News April 24 2016 CBS This Week Week 17 April 17 2016 CBS This Week Week 16 April 13 2016 Ublend Releases the World s First Education Network April 10 2016 CBS This Week Week 15 Leave a reply Cancel reply Name Email Website Comment Find us on Facebook Popular Recent Categories Does Denmark Have a Race Problem 106 Comments

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  • CBSLife What is SU (Statens Uddannelsesstøtte)? - CBSLife
    and received ordinary pay for the purposes of labor law or have worked as a self employed trader An au pair stay is not regarded as paid work as you do not have a work permit as an au pair but only a residence permit for temporary residence as an au pair If you did not have paid work for an uninterrupted period or if you did not have paid work until immediately before starting the study program you may still be given equal status if the intermediate periods were of a total duration of not more than three months periods of unemployment registered with the Employment Service periods of a duration not exceeding three months used for adult vocational training language school and similar educational activities periods of illness or used for doing your national service Periods of a total of one year are comparable with paid work if in connection with birth or adoption you have looked after your own child according to the rules applicable on the labor market You have resided in Denmark You may be given equal status if immediately before the time of application you have lived in Denmark continuously for at least five years and you did not reside in Denmark with the purpose of education You are from South Schleswig You can be given equal status if you are a German citizen but belong to the Danish minority in South Schleswig You must be able to document your affiliation with Denmark You can do so e g by documenting attendance at Duborg Skolen in Flensborg Leaving Denmark If you have been given equal status according to the Danish rules please note that the equal status will lapse if you leave Denmark after 30 April 2006 for a continuous period of more than two years If you are Danish citizen but have lived outside Denmark The max amount of money you get per month is about 5600 DKK but you normally only receive 4900 DKK a month due to taxes To apply for SU visit the SU Office at Dalgas Have They will help you through the steps once you have your CPR Nr 1 http www su dk English Sider equalstatusdanishrules aspx Assessed June 12 2012 This is mostly relevant for Danish citizens and students from Sydslesvig EU Citizens may apply but are rarely approved But it s always worth trying to see if you can receive SU as well Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author cbslife Tags aid government money scholarship student SU Previous Post Next Post Related News April 13 2016 Copenhagen Getaways Mini Cruise to Oslo Norway April 6 2016 Guest Article 10 Things You Didn t Know About Being A Student Worker A Response March 25 2016 Guide Kickstart your journey to South East Asia March 24 2016 Copenhagen Getaways One hot Italian minute Leave a reply Cancel reply Name Email Website Comment Find us on Facebook Popular Recent Categories Does Denmark Have a

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  • CBSLife Understanding Taxation in Denmark - CBSLife
    A full list of countries that Denmark has Double Taxation Agreements with is here http www skat dk SKAT aspx oId 1826480 As we are only students as well the only thing we can offer is the common sense advice to never ignore a letter from SKAT and ask for help when you need it The Tax system is hard when it s in your first language so no one expects you to be a master at navigating it The amount of attention you will have to pay to you taxes is proportionate to what you want to earn in Denmark If you are just using savings to go to school you may not even have to pay any taxes but if you intend to earn and work in Denmark then you should definitely investigate your situation English website of the tax authorities http www skat dk SKAT aspx oId 44252 This article was published and written by Erik Thompson a member of the International Business Integration Union IB Union consists of a group of students dedicated to helping students from abroad transition to life in Copenhagen You can find out more about them at here or on the IB Union Facebook page Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author cbslife Tags denmark school student tax Previous Post Next Post Related News March 25 2016 Guide Kickstart your journey to South East Asia December 1 2015 Is hygge the key to happiness November 24 2015 International House CPH November 20 2015 Guest Article Internships What books can t teach you Leave a reply Cancel reply Name Email Website Comment Find us on Facebook Popular Recent Categories Does Denmark Have a Race Problem 106 Comments The 5 Worst Things About Moving to Copenhagen 15 Comments The Ethics of

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  • CBSLife Finding Your Way Out of Copenhagen - CBSLife
    Frederiksberg Centret right next to Solbjerg Plads CBS and at the central train station Metro The metro consists of two lines that run parallel from Vanløse to Christianshavn where after they split up During the day the metro runs every 3 minutes At night the metro runs roughly every 10 minutes The metro runs through the night which is a good reason to live close the metro as opposed to close to the S trains Regional Trains If you plan on crossing larger distances within Denmark you will have to take the regional trains If you travel all the way to Jylland you might want to purchase a wild card With a wild car you save 50 Monday Thursday and Saturdays On Fridays and Sundays when most people travel you save 25 When travelling larger distances it is a good idea to buy a seat reservation ticket which costs an additional amount of 30 DKK If you do not buy a seat reservation ticket you might end up standing the entire way It is important ALWAYS TO BUY A TICKET as ticket attendants often ask to see your ticket The fine for riding the trains without a ticket is 750 DKK or 100 which would have bought you a whole lot of train tickets Furthermore the ticket attendants are often dressed as civilians to fool the people who have not bought a ticket Buses There are a lot of different bus lines in Copenhagen The bus stops are conveniently located along all major roads The buses all have screens that tell you what the next stop is which makes it easy to hop off at the right spot The buses use the same tickets as the metro and S trains so don t klip more than you have to One ticket is usually good for an hour or so meaning that you can get off the metro and on the bus on one payment for example Cars Too expensive Too much of a hassle Don t get one Planes Copenhagen Airport Kastrup is located on Amager and can be reached via the metro or Øresundstoget which departs from the central station The airport consists of three terminals one domestic and two international From the airport you can catch cheap flights to the capital cities around Europe A great website for localizing those cheap flights is www momondo dk and check out our other guide on how to travel Copenhagen cheaply here http cbslife dk how to budget travel This article was published and written by Lise Kamstrup Kirstensen a member of the International Business Integration Union IB Union consists of a group of students dedicated to helping students from abroad transition to life in Copenhagen You can find out more about them at here or on the IB Union Facebook page Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author cbslife Tags airport bus klippekort metro s tog train travel Previous Post Next Post Related News March 25 2016

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  • CBSLife Best Phone, Internet, and TV Options for Students - CBSLife
    many cafes have free wifi for you to connect to it s still wise to have a viable phone option that you can always be reached on even if that s a cheap simple pay as you go phone Internet The ISP s are a lot similar to the cell phone market simply because there is a lot of carryover in companies The huge number of providers then is nice because not only do you pay less but you also get better speeds than most elsewhere in the world The 3 major ISP s are just the same as the 3 major cell phone providers TDC largest Telenor and Telia The difference with internet is that these 3 companies own the cables that connect you to the internet with TDC owning the most This means that usually the prices for these 3 will be cheaper than the others with the one that owns the last leg of the connection to your apartment being likely the cheapest Major internet providers http www telenor dk http www tdc dk http www telia dk If you re not in the market for an internet provider you can use as aforementioned a hotspot from your phone to hook your computer up to a connection and then aim for wifi in most other places This does each up a lot of your data plan and can be quite slow especially if you re watching a lot of videos Television Since TV is provided by all the same companies who provide your internet most times you will order a package from whoever you decide to get your internet from If you don t watch a lot of TV it might make sense to just skip the TV package and just get the web tv service many of the companies provide DR License In Denmark the Channel DR both on Television and Radio is a public station meaning you have to chip in roughly 200 kr a month to keep it going if you have a TV an Internet Connection or a Radio You can sign up at http www dr dk Licens or if you don t have the time they will call you eventually and ask you nicely to sign up This article was published and written by Erik Thompson a member of the International Business Integration Union IB Union consists of a group of students dedicated to helping students from abroad transition to life in Copenhagen You can find out more about them at here or on the IB Union Facebook page Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author cbslife Tags Cell DR DR License internet Mobile phone TDC Telephone Television TV Previous Post Next Post Related News April 13 2016 Copenhagen Getaways Mini Cruise to Oslo Norway April 6 2016 Guest Article 10 Things You Didn t Know About Being A Student Worker A Response March 25 2016 Guide Kickstart your journey to South East Asia March 24 2016 Copenhagen

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  • CBSLife How To Understand Danish Money and Banking - CBSLife
    from Nordea on the ground floor of Solbjerg Plads as well It s tucked on the same side and right before the Nexus cafe If you want to transfer money to or from abroad you can use your netbank account the Danish way of saying your online banking account Logging in requires a NemID which comes from a card sent to you in the mail with a bunch of random codes on it Do not lose this It is your key to getting in to generally confidential services such as banking If you need to transfer money without having an account in Denmark you can use Western Union which is located at the post office at Frederiksberg Center right besides Solbjerg Plads To convert money go to Forex with a conspicuous location also the main metro station Nørreport It is a neon yellow building Just remember to take a number when you walk in this applies to all banks as well Otherwise you will be waiting a long time to be serviced It is important to notice that the CBS canteens only accept Dankort and no other credit cards This article was published and written by Max Brink a member of the International Business Integration Union IB Union consists of a group of students dedicated to helping students from abroad transition to life in Copenhagen You can find out more about them at here or on the IB Union Facebook page Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author cbslife Tags bank Bank Account Bank Konto CPR Number money NemID Previous Post Next Post Related News March 25 2016 Guide Kickstart your journey to South East Asia December 1 2015 Is hygge the key to happiness November 24 2015 International House CPH November 20 2015 Guest Article Internships

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  • CBSLife Guide to Getting Your CPR Number and Residence - CBSLife
    work Remember just like the EU citizens you can get a 2 nd year buddy or contact the International Citizen Service at any time to help you along We ll try to get you through most of this without you needing too much help To start you need to finish filling out the form that the school started They will send this to you once they are done with it Just read the instructions and fill in the blanks Unfortunately the application costs you DKK 1 645 or about 220 This is where you suffer the worst part of Danish Education Rules and Immigration rules clashing The ST1 form you re supposed to fill out is supposed to be submitted in your country of residence So that means either staying home long enough to do it or having family members back home start it for you If you can do this though you ve done the most difficult part of the application process Once you ve submitted the application you just wait for them to say whether you ve been accepted or not CPR Number Now once you re allowed to reside in Denmark you need to get an apartment Have a place to live Good now you just need to go to either the Citizen Service Center or the International Citizen Service addresses below with all this Valid registration certificate Passport ID card with picture Proof of address in Copenhagen rental contract a letter from the landlord i e Marriage certificate if you are married Childrens birth certificates if you have children Just fill out the application form from here if you have no internet access it s short enough to do at the office and go Then wait 2 weeks and you should have a CPR number This article was published and written by Erik Thompson a member of the International Business Integration Union IB Union consists of a group of students dedicated to helping students from abroad transition to life in Copenhagen You can find out more about them at here or on the IB Union Facebook page Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author cbslife Tags Borger Service CPR Nr CPR Number EU guide how to international nordic Previous Post Next Post Related News April 13 2016 Copenhagen Getaways Mini Cruise to Oslo Norway April 6 2016 Guest Article 10 Things You Didn t Know About Being A Student Worker A Response March 25 2016 Guide Kickstart your journey to South East Asia March 24 2016 Copenhagen Getaways One hot Italian minute 1 Comment to Guide to Getting Your CPR Number and Residence Antonia July 14 2014 Reply Where can I find an example for this letter of approval from my landlord I got one sheet from the international citizen house but it contains only information about me do I need something else and i couldn t find in the internet any examples of this letter of approval Leave a reply Cancel reply

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  • CBSLife How To Survive Theft in Copenhagen - CBSLife
    always be replaced 2 Find my iPhone This is an extremely good app to have because it allows you to track your phone using someone else s phone if you have gotten your phone stolen It also is helpful for curing those memory lapses when you can t remember where you left your phone However in the event that you are as unlucky as me and your phone ends up in Christiania it s probably not the best idea to go there in search of it The thief might have gone there because he knows the police can t get him Nevertheless you can still use the app to delete all data on your phone so the thief won t be able to read any bank passwords access your Facebook or look at the embarrassing pictures you took posing with your five cats 3 Call the police If someone physically robs you it s a good idea to report the case to the police They might be able to help if you contact them ASAP and the more people that report thefts the more awareness will be raised about underground crime in Denmark The media might start reporting about it scaring the gangs of thieves away 4 Contact your insurance company This is one of the times which you will thank your mum that she stressed the importance of having insurance Many insurance companies for example DJØF or Tryg will give some compensation for things being stolen This will cushion the blow of losing something very expensive Best of luck with hanging on to all your valuable possessions But don t despair too much You can always remind yourself that you aren t living in a war zone in Iraq or a ghetto in Harlem and immediately you will feel better Share this story Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn About the Author Sidsel Marie Lyhne Sidsel Marie Lyhne is a first year masters student studying Msc International Marketing and Management She s a journalist and reviewer of Copenhagen s Treasures and former Editor in Chief of CBSLife When she isn t travelling and making 100 second snapchat stories you ll find her at her regular bar Nexus with a beer or two in hand or dancing to Justin Bieber s latest hit Tags copenhagen insurance iPhone night phone safety theft Previous Post Next Post Related News March 25 2016 Guide Kickstart your journey to South East Asia December 1 2015 Is hygge the key to happiness November 24 2015 International House CPH November 20 2015 Guest Article Internships What books can t teach you 1 Comment to How To Survive Theft in Copenhagen Karthik September 18 2013 Reply Hi the below instance happened in norrebro for my friend Its about a theft in norrebro Please be careful during your stay in Denmark I have lost my gold chain near Norrebro station last Sunday How it happened As I came out of the Norrebro station and started walking outside a small boy

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