Abroad: A new home in Odense

Going abroad also means finding a new place to stay. But the good thing is: when you move to Denmark and study at SDU, the university assists you with finding accommodation. You only need to sign up for it before the deadline. Although I received two offers from them, which I declined due to their location, I had to look for a place, preferably in the city center, myself. And finding one was more difficult than I thought.

I started searching for accommodation quite early but hadn’t been lucky for weeks. However, the good thing was that I could stay with Stine meanwhile. And after signing up at different housing sites and joining several Facebook groups for housing in Odense, I finally found the perfect place five minutes by bike from the city center and with a great flatmate, Nanna, as well.

And on September 14, I could finally move in. Yet, I had to get furniture for my room first and thus went shopping with Stine at IKEA. After we dropped everything off at my new place, I also got all my stuff from Stine’s place and moved them to my new one. The next day, I went with Nanna and her parents to IKEA again to get the rest of the pieces of furniture. As I love furnishing, I started building up all items right after we got back and, after some hours, nearly everything was done. The next day, I built up the last piece of furniture and even decorated everything to make the room even more hyggeligt (Danish for “cozy”).

If you’re also looking for accommodation in Denmark, or in particular in Odense as well, here are some useful links:

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