Read more about housing, jobs, school and health services for Ukrainian refugees.

For Ukrainian refugees

What do I have to do when I have been granted a residence permit under the special act?

When you get a residence permit and will live in Sønderborg Municipality, you must contact the job centre.

You can apply in person at Holger Drachmanns pl. 5, 6400 Sønderborg, or by phone: +45 88 72 40 27.

When you have been granted a residence permit under the special act, the municipality offers you temporary accommodation. You will get a contact person in the job center who will help you with all the practical matters. Families with children will also receive help from a family advisor.

Once you have settled in, you start a course with danishlessons og job search.  

Can I get lessons in Danish?

You have the right to Danish education, when you have obtained a residence permit under the new special law. Jobcenter Sonderborg helps with registration and start-up.

The municipality does not offer Danish education to Ukrainian refugees who have not received a response to their application for a residence permit.

To citizens of Sønderborg

How can I help Ukraine's refugees?

Several of the local relief organizations and associations organize various initiatives to help the Ukrainian refugees. You can support financially and you can volunteer and become part of the work of welcoming the new arrivals.

For companies

Can I hire a Ukrainian refugee?

Does your company lack manpower? So make a difference and
employed a Ukrainian refugee

While the war continues to rage in Ukraine, a job in Sønderborg can make a world of difference. Right now, 40 displaced persons are searching
Ukrainians work in the Sønderborg area. So if your business lacks hands, you can make a giant
difference and at the same time get a dedicated employee on board.

The 40 Ukrainians who have found a safe base in our area during the war all have residence and work permits.
They have very different backgrounds and educations - so call us at Sønderborg Jobcenter's Business Service immediately
on tel. 88 72 40 31 or email us at

Regardless of how you contact us, we are ready to match your need for hands and labor with 40 special
people who dream of a job in the Sønderborg area. We also offer practical help and answers to all
your questions about hiring a Ukrainian refugee.

We look forward to hearing from you

Ukraine business card


Contact us

Jobcenter Sonderborg
Holger Drachmanns Plads 5
6400 Sønderborg

Opening hours:

Monday – Wednesday: 8.00 – 15.00
Thursday: 08.00 am - 17.00 pm
Friday: 08.00 am - 15.00 pm

Phone hours:

Monday - Wednesday: 10.00 am - 15.00 pm
Thursday: 10.00 am - 17.00 pm
Friday: 10.00 am - 14.00 pm