The Danish Cultural Institute promotes cultural exchanges, informs about Denmark and supports projects that aim at long-term cooperation between foreign and Danish cultural institutions, artists and other professionals. The activities are coordinated through the head office in Copenhagen and branch offices in Benelux, Brazil, China, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and the United Kingdom – and the global network.
Through the extensive network the Danish Cultural Institute arranges study tours for groups with special professional interests.
Job-swop is an exchange programme for Danish and foreign professionals for a certain period of time involving job-shadowing in each other’s countries.
On the homepage one can read more about the Danish Cultural Institute, study tours and exchange programmes and its publications.
The Danish Cultural Institute helps to develop networks and strengthens collaboration between Danish and international artists, cultural institutions and the business community. These activities are diverse – from concerts to exhibitions, conferences to field trips, to theatre, film dance and Danish courses in Denmark as well as Hungary. The project’s target groups are adults and young people, but also children – in this way culture plays an active role in daily life, providing personal experiences for one and all.
The activities of the Danish Cultural Institute are:
- Concerts with Danish soloists and ensembles abroad;
- Exhibitions with Danish artists and informative exhibitions with subjects such as Danish architecture, education and social conditions;
- Theatre, film and dance;
- Conferences and seminars about culture or social studies – both in Denmark and abroad;
- Study tours to and from Denmark within subjects such as: health and social matters, educational and cultural politics. The study tours are mainly aimed towards professional organizations, governmental, regional and local authorities and associations;
- Job-Swop is an international exchange and in-service program for employees within the areas of education, culture and health, where the participants get an idea of each other’s professional and cultural everyday life;
- Courses in Danish – mostly abroad.
The key words of all these arrangements are exchange, dialogue and mutual inspiration.