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Students of Color in Denmark

Posted on October 14, 2020


Denmark is mostly inhabited by ethnic Danes and a homogenous country. There has been an increase in immigration in recent years. This has been met with resistance from some locals, with the Danish People's Party – an anti-immigration party – seeing increasing popularity and growing into the third largest political party in Denmark. Short-term travelers may not feel the effects of this tension, as Danes are known to be a visitor friendly country. However, students on longer-term stays may be viewed with hostility, though this attitude certainly is not representative of all Danes.

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