The Living Library 2021

Dokk1, awarded the world's best public library, becomes a Living Library during Aarhus City Welcome.   

At the Living Library, you can "borrow" a person who has made Aarhus home and who would love to inspire you in your pursuit of doing the same. 

You will talk to someone who would love to talk to you on how to approach the joys and challenges of being an international in Aarhus and Denmark. 

So choose your "book" have a seat in the lounge, grab a piece of chocolate and have a chat about: 

  • Adapting to Danish work culture
  • How to make Danish friends
  • The importance of learning Danish
  • The benefits of joining a sports club or being a volunteer
  • Finding a job in a different field
  • Culture clash
  • Being an accompanying partner
  • Starting your own business
  • Being an international parent in Denmark
  • Etc.

You can meet:

  • Cordula Vesper, Associate Professor in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Semiotics, Aarhus University, Germany (Hungary)
  • Anastasia Juhl, Quality professional at DEIF, France
  • Nick Sheperd, Associate Professor of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, Aarhus University,  South Africa
  • Veronica Gribinicia, Data Scientist, Grundfos, Romania
  • Nadine Pohl, Psychologist, HR Business Partner, People Development Specialist and Facilitator at Grundfos, Germany
  • Fábio Renato Manzolli Leite, Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Brazil
  • Daniela Trifiletti, Communications Coordinator, Aarhus Univerity, Colombia
  • Clara Capparelli, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Cellugy, Argentina (USA)
  • Lisa Topelmann-Weder, International Staff and Mobility Advisor, Aarhus University, Germany/USA (Australia)
  • Gustavo Giacomelli Nascimento, Associate Professor, Aarhus Univerity, Brazil (Australia, USA)
  • Martin Barker, Export manager - Country manager UK, United Kingdom


The Living Library is open from 11.15 to 13.15

You will find the Living Library next to the Information Desk on level 1.