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European Construction Engineering (Master)

Master (1 year) of European Construction Engineering, 60 ECTS

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 1 year
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1350 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 1350 EUR
Erasmus Yes


The Master in European Construction Engineering is a full-time postgraduate one year course organized by eight European Universities from Spain, Denmark, Portugal, Italy, Germany and France. During the course the student will spend periods of residence and study in at least two European countries: Spain and Denmark.

The formal aims of the
 programme is to equip you with the necessary technical and managerial skills required to hold directive posts within the European construction industry and to operate with high levels of competence. You will also be able to facilitate the mobility of construction professionals across Europe and to develop new professional skills, including languages. The Master programme will provide you with the necessary skills for working in international teams developing knowledge in European construction practices.

Career Opportunities  

There are good career prospects for graduates from this course whose sites are set on European mobility. A range of opportunities exists for further career development.
Read more on the general EU site of the joint programme

About the Degree

On successful completion of the programme students are awarded the title of Master in European Construction Engineering. All the participating Universities award the Master's Degree jointly. Read more about the degree here.


To be admitted to this programme, you must hold an official bachelor degree related with construction.

In addition, documentation is required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. For this Master programme it is required that your level of English is at least B1 or higher.
Running application dates - see more here.

If you meet the requirements mentioned above, you will be invited to a personal videoconference interview (Skype) to verify your knowledge, experience, skills and interest. Read more about the requirements here.

Apply through University of Cantabria, at with all relevant documentation. Read more about applying here.

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education in the section


There is a tuition fee for all students.

The tuition fees are:
  • 1st semester: EUR 1.350
  • 2nd semester: EUR 1.350
It is possible to apply for a grant. Read more about grants and how to apply here.

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 2017 - Running application dates (Universidad de Cantabria)

Application date
Start date
Sep 04

Autumn 2017 - Running application dates (VIA)

Application date
Start date
Jan 08

Campus Horsens


Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a super active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
As Campus Horsens offers 11 programmes taught in English within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish Campus Horsens offers 14 programmes within the fields of engineering, architecture, built environment, production, marketing, management, nursing and pedagogy.
With all of these programmes offered in both languages, it is only natural that a large number of students come from other countries than Denmark. At Campus Horsens, approximately half of the students are international, either exchange students or full degree students.

  • Students: 4,000
  • International students: 2,200
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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