Danish Minister for Higher Education opens “Denmark Day” in Beijing

On September 17, the Danish Minister for Science, Innovation and higher Education, Morten Østergaard, opened ”Denmark Day” event at Peking University in Beijing, helping Danish higher education institutions and companies promote study and career opportunities for bright Chinese students.

The career and education fair “Denmark Day” is organised by Innovation Centre Denmark, as a part of the official Danish programme “Top Talent Denmark”. Top Talent Denmark is a new and unique “one stop-shop” for Chinese students interested in pursuing a Danish career. Through a range of offline and online activities, the initiative connects Chinese students and young professionals with Danish higher education institutions and companies and offers them a single platform to learn more about their Danish study and career opportunities. Denmark Days are the biggest events under Top Talent Denmark.

Danish Minister Morten Østergaard and Peking University’s Vice President Li Yangson

Danish Minister Morten Østergaard and Peking University’s Vice President Li Yangson (Photo by Rasmus Daniel Taun)

Danish Minister Morten Østergaard and Peking University’s Vice President Li Yangson delivered speeches at the event, which gathered over 1,300 participating students. Nine Danish Higher Education Institutions were present showcasing the best of Danish education to the Chinese students. Sino-Danish Center of Education and Research was also present.

Well-established Danish companies such as Carlsberg, Grundfos, Novo Nordisk, Novozymes were at the events, giving advice to Chinese students about career opportunities in Denmark and China.

The lucky draws took place, and two lucky students (one in Beijing and one in Shanghai) won a SAS return flight ticket to Copenhagen each.

For more information about Denmark Days and Top Talent Denmark, click here.

Source: Innovation Centre Denmark, Shanghai

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