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Excerpted from the Denmark Career Guide

General Trends

The latest World Economic Forum's Global Information Technology Report names Denmark as the fourth most accomplished country in information technology (IT). The report measures a country's relative standing in IT competence, innovation and readiness.

The Danish ICT industry specializes in acoustics, wireless and mobile technologies (the first Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) phone was developed in Denmark), software development and robotics. Google, Motorola and Microsoft all have R&D centers in Denmark, with Microsoft's being the largest in Europe. IBM is Denmark's largest IT employer with 7,400 workers.

Major companies working in acoustics in Denmark include Brüel Kjaer, Delta, EC Tunes and B6 Acoustics.

Areas of Job Promise

The IT-Branchen industry association reports employment in IT and the number of IT companies have gone up for the first time in several years. In one year, 1,000 new IT jobs were created. Growth is expected to continue this year, and two out of three companies expect an increase in orders.


Danish IT Society

http://www.dansk-it.dk (Danish, English)
DANSK IT, the Danish IT Society, is one of the largest networks for IT professionals with more than 6,500 members. It was formerly called Dansk Data foreningen. DANSK IT offers its members training programs, conferences and a newsletter.

Bredgade 25 A
1260 København K

Tel: +45 33111560 
Email: dit@dit.dk

Trade Unions

Association of Computer Professionals - PROSA
(Danish, English)
PROSA is a Danish labor association for computer workers. PROSA handles the professional, educational, economic and social interests of its approximately 13,000 members on a non-partisan basis.

Ahlefeldtsgade 16
DK-1359 København K
Tel: +45 33364141
Fax: +45 33919044


Alt om DATA
Alt om DATA is a magazine aimed at the serious IT user and the skilled enthusiast. The magazine performs tests and publishes relevant news on hardware and software, and comments on the trends within different product groups. A fee is required for an annual subscription (22 issues). The website contains a job and résumé/CV database.

Audio Media A/S
Sejrøgade 7-9
DK-2100 KøbenhavnTel: +45 33912833
Fax: +45 33 74 71 91
Email: redaktion@altomdata.dk

This is just a short sample of what you’ll find in over 100 pages of information in the complete Denmark Guide.

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