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The Danish Science Festival

The Danish Science Festival is an annual week-long festival taking place in April. The festival is comprised af more then 700 lectures and events around the country. The festival attract around 70,000 visitors every year.

19.01.2021 | Magnus Kræpping Andersen

Dato fre 23 apr tor 29 apr
Tid 08:00    22:00
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Every year approximately 100 local organisers arrange different events across Denmark during the Danish Science Festival. These are primarily universities, education- and cultural institutions, private and public institutions as well as research associations. However, everyone with feasible ideas and a suitable location qualifies as an organiser.  

What takes place during the festival?

Visitors can experience all kinds developed with the vision of communicating research and innovation in an interesting, captivating and accessible manner. The most popular happenings include open house events, hands-on experiments, lectures, guided tours, shows, and debates. As an example, Book a Scientist is one of the most popular programmes of the festival.
“Book a Scientist” is a programme where groups of at least 20 persons can order a researcher to give a lecture within their area of specialisation during the festival week. The lectures are free of charge.

You can read more about the Book a Scientist programme here (in Danish)

You can read more about the Danish Science Festival here

Important dates for researchers in 2021 

  • Deadline for registration of your presentation is 22 February 2021. Register your presentation here
  • You can book a scientist in the period of 22 February to 31 March 2021. 
  • The Danish Science Festival is launched from 23 - 29 April 2021. 
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