Jobs and career

When you consider moving to Denmark to take up a position at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), a lot of practical questions can arise.

Therefore, we recommend that you visit Here you can find answers to questions regarding housing and moving, working, money and taxes, healthcare, family and children, school and education, amongst others.

On the website you can also find a guide on what to consider before moving to Denmark and when arriving here.


Our work culture 

There are many good reasons why you should choose a working life at GEUS.

At GEUS, you work with skilled and committed people who contribute to and support the work with geological knowledge and research, so that GEUS can continue to conduct geological research to the highest international level. We make data and knowledge available and advise authorities and businesses, and our work supports the green transition. This is part of why our work is meaningful and exciting.
We are ambitious - and even when we are busy, we help each other to ensure high quality in the solving of our tasks, because we take responsibility for ourselves and each other. Cooperation and sparring are characteristic elements of the work at GEUS, and since we are an international and versatile group of employees, it is very useful to talk to each other, across departments and functions, too. Our diversity is valuable and strengthens GEUS as a whole by providing access to different perspectives and angles, amongst many other things.

We get on well together - outside of professional matters, too. It is fruitful both professionally and on a personal level, because it creates a good foundation for a constructive and trusting dialogue. We strive to make each other better, and we respect each other's skills and time. This makes GEUS a nice place to be.

We are proud of a work culture where trust and flexibility are keywords, when it comes to where and when we work as well. At GEUS, the general well-being of employees is supported by giving each individual employee space and the opportunity to create a balance between life at and outside of work. We fully understand that everyone has obligations and interests outside of the workplace.

We make it a high priority that you as a new employee receive a good and thorough introduction course. Read more about being new at GEUS by clicking here.

Scholars at Risk

GEUS supports Scholars at Risk, an international network aimed at protecting scholars and promoting academic freedom.

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Commitment to the European Charter & Code

GEUS has endorsed the European Charter for researchers and Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers (Charter & Code). The Charter and Code set standards for Ethical and Professional conditions, Recruitment and selection, Working conditions, Research and career development. GEUS has devised a Human Resources Strategy for Researchers and Action Plan (HRS4R) 2018-2020 based on these principles.

The European Commission has acknowledged the commitment and awarded GEUS the HR Excellence in Research Award.
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EURAXESS is the European initiative promoting the Charter and Code, and delivering information and services to researchers.