There are numerous sports clubs and associations for various activities in Sønderborg. You can have a look in the directory right here on the websites situated under “Lokal Guide”.
There’s plenty to do and see in the area around Sonderborg. Several big acts have already performed on our stages all around the city. Have a look at the events calendar for the next concert or performance.
Often you will find that the bars and café’s in the city centre will have live acts on at the weekends.
A few times a year, there are city wide events where the whole city participates. The biggest on e being Ringridning.
Sønderborg’s main library (Biblioteket) is situated near the bus station in the city centre.For opening hours please see Library on this site under ‘Useful addresses’.
The official Danish State Church (Folkekirken) is protestant (Evangelical Lutheran) but Denmark has complete freedom of religion. In Sønderborg several other Christian denominations as well as other religious societies are represented. A list of churches can be found in the green ‘Mostrup’ directory in the yellow pages under ‘Kirker’ and ‘Kirker og…’.
Danish Radio and Television
The Danish Radio news in English can be heard on MW 1062 kHz Monday – Friday at 8:40, 11:00, 17:10 and 22:00. The Danish national television has four channels: DR1 and DR2 (non-commercial) and TV2 and TV2 Zulu (commercial). In addition to the four national channels, satellite or cable TV is also available in most areas. Cable TV is often provided in student residences. Please note that if you decide to equip your room with television/radio you must pay a licence fee. Se www.dr.dk/licens Please note that the license fee is not included in the monthly rent of your room.
You can watch live television online have a look at http://www.sedirekte.dk/ where you find free live streams to some of the nationwide channels.
Courses in Danish in Denmark
Danish language courses for new residents are offered during the year and special summer courses are available in the summer holidays. The courses are offered by the local municipalitiy, private organizations and universities. These courses are subsidized by the municipality and students pay only a moderate fee. Contact Sønderborg municipality (Sønderborg Kommune) for more information. More info can be found at http://www.laerdansk.dk/en who has a course in Sonderborg.
By students for students
The Sønderborg Student Foundation is a central organization focused on improving the study environment in Sønderborg as well as promoting the area.