Odense is a rapidly growing city and one of Europe’s biggest robotics hubs, with a highly skilled, international workforce. “The international school has naturally grown out of the existing emphasis on language learning and global perspectives. We celebrate differences, encourage multilingualism and nurture a school community that has a proven track record of being welcoming and including,” says Johanne Skaanes-Allo, head of the school. Odense International School is based next to a Danish mother school, Henriette Hørlücks School, established in 1870. “We have one campus and two systems,” explains Skaanes-Allo. There are currently 48 different languages spoken by the students and teachers, so it is clear that the school is very multicultural.