FAQs

Membership

What are the benefits of being an MDA member?

The main benefit of MDA is the comradery among its members and their network of friends and families. In the spirit of Muhibbah, MDA acts as a platform to bring together members, to acquaint them. Members build friendships and network via MDA.

MDA has agreements with various Asian shops in Denmark to offer their products at a discounted price.

Many members also enjoy Malaysian food served in our various events.

Given that MDA has members who have been in Denmark for a long time, we can also provide informal assistance and advice on various matters new comers may face.

I do not live in Denmark for a long period. Should I still join MDA? What about the membership price?

MDA has, through the years, welcomed Malaysians who visited Denmark. In the spirit of Muhibbah, MDA strives to be flexible in terms of membership and events, within the rules laid out in the associations memorandum.

The answer to the above question is Yes. We do believe that MDA can make your stay in Denmark, however short, a more meaningful one.

 

 

 

I’m not married, but my boyfriend and I would like to sign up for the family membership, is that allowed?

Yes, this is allowed. MDA chooses to recognize various forms of the family unit.

I am neither Malaysian nor Danish, can I be an MDA member?

Absolutely! MDA welcomes people of all nationalities, races and religion.

Does MDA organize any sports event?

Not formally, but there is a group of members who play badminton regularly together. To join them, you can contact us here.

You are welcomed to organize events via MDA. We will provide support to enable you.

In addition, MDA members are also well integrated into Danish societies hence are members of various sports associations in Denmark. Through networking with these members, perhaps you may be interested in visiting these associations.

 


MDA Events

I’m a student, and the registration fees are a bit pricey for me. Can I still join the MDA events?

Yes, of course. Students can either join as non-members or contact us for special prices on events.

I live outside of Copenhagen. Does MDA organize anything in my area?

Although formal MDA events are held in Copenhagen, members from anywhere are welcomed to participate. In addition, MDA members live all over Denmark.

Should you be in town in Copenhagen and need help, please do not hesitate to contact us.

I have suggestions for MDA events. Who should I send these suggestions to?

Your suggestions are very welcomed. 🙂

Please write us here.

Does MDA organize any sports event?

Not formally, but there is a group of members who play badminton regularly together. To join them, you can contact us here.

You are welcomed to organize events via MDA. We will provide support to enable you.

In addition, MDA members are also well integrated into Danish societies hence are members of various sports associations in Denmark. Through networking with these members, perhaps you may be interested in visiting these associations.

 


Student Topics

I’m a student, and the registration fees are a bit pricey for me. Can I still join the MDA events?

Yes, of course. Students can either join as non-members or contact us for special prices on events.

I do not live in Denmark for a long period. Should I still join MDA? What about the membership price?

MDA has, through the years, welcomed Malaysians who visited Denmark. In the spirit of Muhibbah, MDA strives to be flexible in terms of membership and events, within the rules laid out in the associations memorandum.

The answer to the above question is Yes. We do believe that MDA can make your stay in Denmark, however short, a more meaningful one.

 

 

 


Work In Denmark

Does MDA help Malaysians find work in Denmark?

MDA does not formally provide help to find employment in Denmark. There are various governmental bodies in Denmark for this purpose.

However, as many MDA members have experience in finding and securing work in Denmark, MDA can help connect job seekers to these members for them to provide advice etc.


Administrative Matters

My current passport is expiring soon, where can I go for the renewal while I am in Denmark?

As Malaysia does not have an embassy in Denmark, Malaysians in Denmark who need to renew their passports do so at either the High Commission in London or the Malaysian Embassy in Stockholm.  Note that at the HICOM in London issues the renewed passport on the same business day if all required documents are made available.

EasyJet, Norwegian Air and other low cost airlines offer flights to both London and Stockholm at very attractive prices. Alternatively, members may search for flights with momondo or google flights.


Social Network

I live outside of Copenhagen. Does MDA organize anything in my area?

Although formal MDA events are held in Copenhagen, members from anywhere are welcomed to participate. In addition, MDA members live all over Denmark.

Should you be in town in Copenhagen and need help, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Malaysians in Denmark

I do not live in Denmark for a long period. Should I still join MDA? What about the membership price?

MDA has, through the years, welcomed Malaysians who visited Denmark. In the spirit of Muhibbah, MDA strives to be flexible in terms of membership and events, within the rules laid out in the associations memorandum.

The answer to the above question is Yes. We do believe that MDA can make your stay in Denmark, however short, a more meaningful one.

 

 

 

Who are the Malaysians living in Denmark?

While we cannot publish statistics here, a quick glance at the MDA membership composition indicates that Malaysians in Denmark are here to work, married to a Dane or are students.

You get a flavour of this small community in our Newsletter and Gallery sections.

Does MDA help Malaysians find work in Denmark?

MDA does not formally provide help to find employment in Denmark. There are various governmental bodies in Denmark for this purpose.

However, as many MDA members have experience in finding and securing work in Denmark, MDA can help connect job seekers to these members for them to provide advice etc.

I live outside of Copenhagen. Does MDA organize anything in my area?

Although formal MDA events are held in Copenhagen, members from anywhere are welcomed to participate. In addition, MDA members live all over Denmark.

Should you be in town in Copenhagen and need help, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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