Danish Society of Engineers
The Danish Society of Engineers (Danish: Ingeniørforeningen) is a Danish association for engineers and other specialist groups working within engineering and technology. It has the abbreviation IDA (Ingeniørforeningen i Danmark)
IDA has headquarter in Copenhagen and is a union in two parts one a political part and the other a large Professional Network consist of 56 different professional groups located over the entire country of Denmark.
IDA is the association part. The unemployment part is managed by Engineers Unemployment Association (Ingeniørernes Arbejdsløshedskasse (IAK)).
IDA is also the major shareholder (5 million DKK) in the weekly magazine Ingeniøren.
Members of IDA comes from the different engineer education schools in Denmark;
- Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
- University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
- Aalborg University (AAU)
- Ingeniørhøjskolen Københavns Teknikum
- Odense Teknikum
- Århus Teknikum
- Horsens Teknikum
- Haslev Teknikum
- Sønderborg Teknikum
or another of the Danish Teknika.