About Djøf

As a foreign national in Denmark, it pays to be a member of a strong association. Djøf represents approx. 90,000 academics working at all levels of the private and public sectors. You are welcome too.

Denmark is a knowledge society where many jobs require employees with long-term educations who take responsibility and help their workplace to develop. Most Danish workplaces are founded on close and open cooperation between the management and employees.

Salaries and working conditions are largely regulated by collective agreements that are negotiated by organisations representing employers and wage earners, respectively. Without Government intervention.

In Denmark, about seven in ten employees are members of a wage earner organisation.

Djøf safeguards your interests – on campus and on the labour market

As a foreign national in Denmark, it pays to belong to a strong association of academics that can give you the best possible tools and skills to exploit the exciting opportunities in the Danish labour market. And avoid the pitfalls.

Djøf is the association for graduates and students studying:

  • law
  • business economics
  • political and social sciences

We represent approximately 85,000 members working at all levels of the private and public sectors.

As a member, you will have:

  • access to Djøfs legal services and advice on job hunting, salary and contract issues, career development, study requirements etc.
  • the opportunity to meet other members and expand your network by taking part in Djøfs many professional events.
  • good member discounts and special prices for e.g. insurance.

Politically independent and member-driven

Djøf is an apolitical, member-driven organisation that receives no financial support from the Government. The highest authority is the 256-strong Board of Representatives chosen from among all the members.


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