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Natural and Cultural Heritage Management

Bachelor of Natural and Cultural Heritage Management, 180 ECTS
Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus Natur- og kulturformidlingsuddannelsen i Hjørring
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3400 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR

Are you passionate about natural and cultural experiences, the experience economy and communication? 

Then the Bachelor of Natural and Cultural Heritage Management programme at Hjørring might be just what you are looking for! The following topics are among those we cover: interaction between humans and nature, cultural forms of expression and the encounter between various cultures. During the study programme, you will be collaborating with the businesses and organisations in the experience industry, politicians and public administration, leisure organisations as well as the local community. 

Programme structure

The study programme covers 6 semesters and it gives you an understandig of cultural heritage, natural heritage and the experience economy. 


The program contains a mixture of team tuition, problem-based learning, case studies, workshops and group/project work. There are two parallel teams per year, one with tuition in English and one with tuition primarily in Danish. There will be some joint activities, i.e. Danish and international students will have the opportunity to study and work together. 


During the course of your education you will be introduced to the following disciplines:
  • Natural Heritage Management; Views of nature, the ecology, natural history heritage administration and management, nature experiences and nature activities, nature experiences and nature activities
  • Cultural Heritage Management; Views of culture, cultural forms of expression, aesthetics, art and design, cultural history, foreign cultures and modern cultural development trends
  • The experience economy and innovation; Insight into creative enterprises, experience industries and experience dimensions and knnowledge of practice and methods of the experience industries, entrepreneurship and innovation and innovation processes 


To be admitted to this programme, you must have an upper secondary education.
Read more about the admission to Natural and Cultural Heritage Management.

In addition documentation of English language proficiency (minimum B2) is required.
Read about the language requirements of University College of Northern Denmark.

Apply directly at University College of Northern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University College of Northern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in
Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section
The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn Semester

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

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