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VIA University College is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Denmark with 8 campuses in 7 cities all across the Central Region of Denmark.

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VIA offers more than 40 study programmes in English – from bachelor’s and master’s degrees, AP degrees and top-ups to exchange programmes, summer schools and other short term programmes – in a wide array of academic disciplines including health sciences, engineering, design, business, education, film and animation and much more. We have around 18,500 students of which more than 2,500 are internationals.

Life at VIA


Independence in learning, personal responsibility and freedom characterize the student experience at VIA. All our study programmes consist of a combination of theoretical teaching and practice and most have obligatory internships at real workplaces. Outside of school there are plenty of options to engage in extracurricular activities both on and off campus.

Entrepreneurial spirit


VIA has been awarded with the prize as Denmark’s leading entrepreneurial institution of higher education in 2014, 2018 and 2019 and entrepreneurship in an integrated part of all study programmes. In addition, VIA offers guidance and counselling to students starting their own businesses.

Sustainability


Another key theme at VIA is sustainability. All VIA students have circular thinking, sustainability and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals on their curriculums, which means that VIA graduates will be able to contribute to a sustainable agenda and development in their future workplaces.

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Location

Campus Aarhus N/Central administration

Hedeager 2
8200 Aarhus N

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Contact

  1. www.en.via.dk

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Architectural Technology & Construction Management (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Architectural Technology & Construction Management (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of VIA Architectural Technology & Construction Management, 30 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/architectural-technology
Description

At Architectural Technology and Construction Management Exchange programme, you will be working with large and small construction projects from start to finish.

There are different modules available in English for exchange students, including Industrialised building design, Residential multi-storey buildings, Refurbishment/conversion of older multi-storey city house, and Construction management. They are all part of the Bachelor degree programme in Architectural Technology & Construction Management.
           
Read more about the programme here.

Admission

Students who have completed 2 years = 120 ECTS of study at their home university may attend the exchange programme at the Department of Architectural Technology and Construction Management.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk
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



Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Architectural Technology and Construction Management | Bachelor 3,5 years

Architectural Technology and Construction Management

Bachelor of Architectural Technology and Construction Management, 210 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Economics, commerce, management and accounting Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7400 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/architectural-technology
Architectural Technology and Construction Management
  • Institution: VIA University College
  • Campus: Horsens
  • Duration: 3.5 years (7 semesters/210 ECTS)
  • Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH): 7,400 EUR (1,100 EUR for 6th semester)
  • Study start: August and February
  • Application deadline: 15 March (August intake) / After 28 July (February intake) 
  • Website: https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/architectural-technology  
About the programme:
The Architectural Technology and Construction Management programme is CIAT-accredited and represents the nexus of architectural technology, engineering technology and project management. Architecture serves as the basis for this programme, while design, construction details, building materials, management and problem solving are core competencies.

At VIA, we prepare our students to independently plan, manage, and perform technical and administrative work in the design and execution phases of construction and civil engineering projects. Our graduates will be prepared to work in an international setting as they through their studies will become familiar with problem-solving and project work in intercultural groups.

The programme is taught entirely in English and focuses on problem-based learning planned around a semester project situated in different countries and current strategic markets. The difficulty level increases throughout the education.
 

Career
opportunities:

If you are intrigued by designing construction, planning and cost control or management of the entire building and construction process, this programme provides an ideal professional background.

Typical places of employment include consulting engineers, contractors, architectural firms, authorities, manufacturers, suppliers and self-employment.

Admission:
More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/architectural-technology


Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Branding and Marketing Management - Design, Technology & Business (AP degree) | Academy Profession Degree 2 years

Branding and Marketing Management - Design, Technology & Business (AP degree)

Academy Profession Degree of Design, Technology and Business, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-technology-and-business-ap-degree
Design, Technology and Business, Branding and Marketing Management About the programme: 

Branding & Marketing Management is an area of specialisation within the Academy Profession (AP) Degree in Design, Technology & Business.

The speciality provides you with a basic understanding of branding and marketing and how it’s used in the fashion and lifestyle sector. Here you will get the opportunity to work with other international students that share your passion for branding and marketing.  You learn to communicate, plan and carry through visual and strategic marketing for a specific target group. As a starting point for this programme, you will analyse a brand’s values as well as trends and tendencies in the global consumer market. You learn how to use various marketing channels, e.g. digital, and print media, and you will gain insights as to choosing the right channels for your concept. 

With an AP degree in Branding and Marketing Management you get to work in teams with marketing professionals as well as designers, web managers etc. from the fashion and lifestyle sector. As a result, we aim to provide you with a broad knowledge of the variety of professions you may encounter once you finish your education.

Career
 opportunities
The programme gives you the chance to work as an assistant within the fashion and lifestyle sector. You can become part of a creative team which ensures the best marketing of a company’s products. 

Most of our AP degree graduates choose to follow a BA top-up programme, which gives you access to a wider range of career prospects.
 

Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: 
https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-technology-and-business-ap-degree


Campus Herning

Description

Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
Read more about Campus Herning here.


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Branding and Marketing Management - Design & Business (Top-up degree) | Top-up degree 1,5 years

Branding and Marketing Management - Design & Business (Top-up degree)

Top-up degree of Design and Business, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7600 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-and-business-bachelor-top-up
Design and Business, Branding and Marketing Management About the programme: 
Branding and Marketing Management is an area of specialisation within the Bachelor top-up degree programme in Design & Business.

The speciality qualifies you to challenge and develop existing and new brands. You will be able to optimise a brand’s communication platform. You will learn to develop, plan, implement and evaluate marketing initiatives in a broad sense, both nationally and internationally. In this context, you will be able to identify, analyse and present data and trends in areas related to marketing and branding.  You will be able to independently manage and develop brand strategies, conduct trend and market analysis, and develop media plans and event planning. You will become a specialist in ensuring that new concepts in the company are in line with the brand values.  The joint projects that are part of the course programme will enhance your skills regarding interdisciplinary collaborations. The mandatory placement period provides you with the chance to expand your network and CV. 

Career
 opportunities
With a degree in Branding & Marketing Management, you will be able to work professionally with marketing and branding in the fashion and lifestyle industry. You will be able to develop, plan, implement and evaluate marketing initiatives both nationally and internationally. 
Your job role will usually be in a marketing department where you can work widely within branding and marketing. 

Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: 
https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-and-business-bachelor-top-up


Campus Herning

Description

Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
Read more about Campus Herning here.


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Business and Communication (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 0,5 - 1 year

Business and Communication (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Business and Communication in Global Business Engineering, 30 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 0,5 - 1 year
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/business-and-communication

Description

Do you want to learn how to make business decisions while studying in a multicultural environment? Do you want to develop your critical thinking and interpersonal skills in collaboration with other professions and thus enhance your employability? Then join the Business and Communication programme.

The programme focuses on developing your marketing, economics and cross-cultural communication skills through active student-centred learning. During the programme, you will develop your business and communicative competences and your ability to work in multicultural teams. 

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

More information on the exchange programme here!

Admission

Before you begin the exchange programme at VIA University College, you must have completed a part of and usually this means you have completed the first two years of a bachelor's degree at your home university. You also have to document your English level.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en   

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




Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Character Animation | Bachelor 3,5 years

Character Animation

Bachelor of Animation, 210 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Viborg
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://animationworkshop.via.dk/en/programs-and-courses/character-animation
Character Animation About the programme: 
The Character Animation (CA) programme focuses primarily on the theory and practice behind making a character come to life.
In the first year, you begin with traditional exercises using pencil and paper, which allows you to explore the basics of drawing for animation before progressing to physics-based assignments and eventually acting scenes. Once the basics on paper are grasped, you are introduced to digital animation and begin using programs like TVPaint™, Adobe®, Toon Boom Harmony™ and After Effects®. You will also participate in a wide variety of film-making related courses like film history and culture, storyboarding, layout, and character design.

During the second year, you bring your 2D animation skills into the 3D platform using Maya® and experience animating computer graphic characters. You will also encounter other aspects of a 3D workflow such as previz and very basic modeling, rigging, lighting, and rendering.


In the final semesters, you have an internship and you also join other animation student to form production teams to create the bachelor projects which may include films, games or other creative ventures.

Career opportunities: 
At VIA, we host recruitment sessions with companies who are hiring. As inspiration, see what our current alumni are working as: 2D Character Animators and/or 3D Character Animators for commercials, series, film, and games. Concept Artists, Visual Development Artists, Storyboard Artists, Previz Artists, Art Directors, Animation Film Directors and much more.


Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: https://animationworkshop.via.dk/en/programs-and-courses/character-animation


Campus Viborg

Description

This campus opened in the summer of 2010 and has a modern layout as well as a central placement in Viborg.
Campus Viborg offers programmes taught in Danish within the fields of nursing, social education, administration and technology as well as a number of programmes taught and conducted in English including nursing and software technology. 
The Animation Workshop is also situated in Viborg -  a state of the art school that are among the best in the world within animation and graphic arts. Programmes offered include Character Animation, Computer Graphic Arts and Graphic Storytelling - all taught in English.
Additionally, a number of exchange programmes are offered.

  • Students: 2.000
  • International students: 240
  • Employees: 180
Read more about Campus Viborg here.

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Civil Engineering (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Civil Engineering (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Civil Engineering, 30 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Engineering

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/civil-engineering

Description

If you want to utilize your profession solving real life problems and learn how to do it in cooperation with other professions in a truly cross-national environment VIA offers you a unique opportunity at Civil Engineering!

Our focus is on obtaining durable solutions through knowledge. We do this by combining professional skills with cooperation competencies framing it all within a sustainability approach,testing the outcome through prototyping at all levels.

The programme provides you with skills and knowledge needed to manage structural calculations, drawings, soil mechanics, road design and calculations. During the programme, you will develop your technical skills alongside exploiting the synergy of performing in teams.  Our graduates possess an approach and methodology to solve the problems of tomorrow. 

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the exchange programme here!

Admissions

Before you begin the exchange programme at VIA University College, you must have completed a part of and usually this means you have completed the first two years of a Bachelor Degree at your home university.

Please pay attention to the prerequisites described in the course catalogue and be sure you meet the prerequisites for the courses you choose. You also need to document your English level.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If an agreement exists, you will be able to fill in the application form. Please be aware that VIA must receive a nomination from your home institution as well.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk
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 



Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Climate & Supply Engineering | Bachelor 3,5 years

Climate & Supply Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering in Climate and Supply Engineering, 210 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7400 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/climate-supply-engineering
Climate & Supply Engineering About the programme: 
The Climate & Supply Engineering programme will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools needed to become a Supply Engineer in water, waste water or district heating supply.

Through years of carrying out research and development in the field, VIA’s faculty is highly specialised and will offer you the latest knowledge and skills.

The degree programme is designed to allow you to work with relevant engineering tasks from the utility industry from day one. In all semesters you will work on a cross-disciplinary project that combines the different subjects taught during the semester.

Career opportunities: 
With this degree, you will be a specialist in water, wastewater or district heating management, areas that are prioritised all over the world. As the global population and cities are growing, the effects of climate change require new solutions.
Danish companies are leading in these fields and exciting career possibilities are waiting for you in Denmark as well as internationally.

Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/climate-supply-engineering



Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Computer Graphic Arts | Bachelor 3,5 years

Computer Graphic Arts

Bachelor of Animation, 210 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Viborg
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7300 EUR
Website https://animationworkshop.via.dk/en/programs-and-courses/computer-graphic-arts
Computer Graphic Arts About the programme: 
In the first year, the programme concentrates on foundations of artistic practice with several modules related to design, concept art, and animation & film history and culture. You will receive a thorough introduction to Maya® and Adobe®, and begin working with most aspects of the Maya pipeline. 3D modeling, both in regards to characters and environments, has the biggest focus.
You will then learn how to integrate 2D and 3D elements into your projects and evaluate when to use which, depending on the available resources.

In the second year, you focus on texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and compositing. The year is built around two large projects and a smaller elective.

In the final semesters, you join other animation students and form production teams to create their graduation productions that culminate in the bachelor projects. Based on a selected pitch, the teams form and you specialize into elective roles to plan and manage a complex project and learn the importance of adhering to deadlines. Furthermore, you compile your portfolios and showreel, guided by the staff and teachers, to highlight your skills as you apply for internships and target the jobs of your choice.

Career
 opportunities
At VIA, we host recruitment sessions with companies who are hiring. As inspiration, see what our current alumni are working as: Previz Artists, Character Modelers, Texture Artists, Environment Artists, Technical Directors, Look Development Artists, Compositors and Art Directors.

Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: 
https://animationworkshop.via.dk/en/programs-and-courses/computer-graphic-arts


Campus Viborg

Description

This campus opened in the summer of 2010 and has a modern layout as well as a central placement in Viborg.
Campus Viborg offers programmes taught in Danish within the fields of nursing, social education, administration and technology as well as a number of programmes taught and conducted in English including nursing and software technology. 
The Animation Workshop is also situated in Viborg -  a state of the art school that are among the best in the world within animation and graphic arts. Programmes offered include Character Animation, Computer Graphic Arts and Graphic Storytelling - all taught in English.
Additionally, a number of exchange programmes are offered.

  • Students: 2.000
  • International students: 240
  • Employees: 180
Read more about Campus Viborg here.

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Construction Technology | Academy Profession Degree 2 years

Construction Technology

Academy Profession Degree of Construction Technology, 140 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7400 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/construction-technology-ap-degree
Construction Technology 

About the programme:
Do you want to learn how to plan building projects? And would you like to have a broad understanding of the various building stages? Then be a building technician! As a building technician you are the site’s unifying leader. You will have the skills to discuss the general principles of construction with architects and builders. At the same time you will be the trademen’s sparring partner when solving technical challenges or choosing materials.

Career opportunities:  
With a degree in construction technology, you can find work in many types of companies related to the construction industry – typically among architects, contractors, builders and manufacturers of building elements. You will not be limited to existing companies when it is times to finding a job. Several construction technicians have chosen to start their own companies. With your own firm, you can choose to work in precisely those areas you think are most exciting.

Admission
More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/construction-technology-ap-degree


Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Deep Dive into Entrepreneurship | Summer School 3 weeks

Deep Dive into Entrepreneurship

Summer School of Entrepreneurship, 5 ECTS
Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1190 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 690 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/summer-schools
Dates: 2 August - 20 August 2021. Online 2 August - 6 August. On-site in Aarhus 9 August - 20 August 2021 (subject to change)
Language: English - please note that VIA University College requires students attending VIA Summer School to be fluent in English. All summer schools requires active particpation both orally and in writing. This means students must have an English level of at least B2 (CEFR scale) upon arrival. You can find more information about language requirements here.
Academic level: Bachelor level
Prerequisites:Students must have completed 1 year of study at bachelor level. Students must be at least 18 years old to apply.
Maximum enrolment: Maximum 30 participants. If there are more eligible applicants than available places, they will be distributed on a first-come, first served basis
Application deadline: 1 April, 2021.
Location:  VIA University College, Aarhus City Campus, Aarhus Denmark.



Content
The Deep Dive into Entrepreneurship course is all about your start-up, establishing it, running it, and managing it. This course uses the  ”lean business platform” and the theory behind the "Lean Start-up" concept to give students the essential knowledge needed to either start their own business or join a start-up. Students will get hands-on skills, they can use in any start-up or to start their own business. Every student will practice these skills in-class by building a real start-up business based on their own idea. The course will also cover traditional new venture development and the entrepreneurial process (problem identification, innovation, business plans, fund raising and launching). In addition, the essential knowledge derived from entrepreneurship research covering proven keys to success, as well as scientific research about what it takes as an individual and a group to succeed in entrepreneurship will be included.  Learning outcomes
  • Learn useful basics of problem identification, idea formation & brainstorming, idea validation, risk assessment, launching, pricing and crowdfunding. 
  • Gain the latest knowledge from scientific research about startups, including definition of entrepreneurship and more. 
  • Learn about team creation and team dynamics. 
  • Gain practical skills and experience starting a real business based on your own ideas.
  • Gain practical skills and experience in lean business platform. 
  • Presenting your startup to a panel of investors. 
Teaching and exam
The pedagogical approach of this summer school is an action-reflection theory, which means that we are always testing learning and theory through practical exercises. The teaching will be workshop based with a mix of short theoretical lectures, presentations of – and training in – tools, and reflection on the learning. In addition, you will work with and get inspiration from other participants and you will get the opportunity to work on your own projects as well.
The exam consists of: 1. Business Model Canvas and completed lean business platform portfolio.
 2. A 30 minute ”open for the campus” oral group presentation and discussion about the business idea. The groups consist of 3-4 persons.  

Admission  

You can find a link to our application via our website.

You are always welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

VIA University College
Anna Kronborg Bell
Project Manager
VIA Summer School
summerschool@via.dk

Tuition (subject to change)

EU-citizens = 5.200 DKK

Non-EU citizens = 8.950 DKK
   

Discount and tuition fee waivers

Students from VIA, VIA's partner institutions abroad and other Danish institutions are eligible for tuition fee waivers for this course, if they can provide documentation for approval of credit transfer. Please contact VIA Summer School to learn more about other possibilities for discounts on this course.  

Course fee includes
Classes and tuition
Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate

Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

VIA Summer School offers housing service. Read more here.

Dates and prices are subject to change.

Note: This course is offered as a part of the regular bachelor programmes. Seats available after allocating seats to credit-transfer students from VIA University College, Danish Higher Educational Institutions and partner institutions are offered under the Empty-place Scheme and the rules of Danish Open University. You must meet the admission requirements for the degree programme under which the course is offered. If you have any doubt or questions regarding this please do not hesitate to contact VIA Summer School.







2 August - 20 August 2021

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 02

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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Design and Business (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Design and Business (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Design and Business exchange programme, 30 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/design-and-business

Description

Be part of an international semester focused on the fashion and lifestyle business. Choose between three areas of specialisation:

Branding and Marketing Management
You learn to develop, plan, implement and evaluate marketing initiatives in a broad sense, both nationally and internationally. In this context, you can identify, analyse and present data, trends and currents in areas related to marketing and branding.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Qualify to work professionally with generating business ideas, projects, and concepts whether you want to establish your own company or work with development in an existing company.

Fashion Design
Get a profound knowledge of fashion design, collection building and construction/fitting, trends, sociology, idea generation and theory of science that enables you to work with the design process in an experimenting and creative manner. 


Read more about the programme here

Admission  

VIA Design expects international students who apply to take part of their degree course with us to have completed at least one year of study at their home university.

If you are applying for the specialisation in Fashion Design, please be ready to send a portfolio to us showing your previous work when requested by e-mail to do so.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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


Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Herning

Description

Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
Read more about Campus Herning here.


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Early Childhood Education and Daycare (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Early Childhood Education and Daycare (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Early Childhood Education and Daycare in Denmark, 30 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Randers
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/early-childhood-education

Description


Would you like to study social education focused on children aged 0-6 years in a different and innovative way? Join Early Childhood Education and Daycare based on a Danish pedagogical approach and learning style. We combine theory and methods with real life practice.

Students go through three learning modules - 1. Professional judgement, knowledge and ethics, 2. Childhood, culture and learning, 3. Relation and communication.
As part of the course, you will participate in internship in Danish daycare institutions. This combination of theory and practice is crucial to Danish social education.

In Early Childhood Education & Daycare you will get a thorough introduction to the Danish pedagogical daycare practice; a pedagogy known for its recognition of the child and the creative approach, respecting the individual needs of the child concerning wellbeing, development and learning.

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the exchange programme here!

Admission


The minimum requirement to apply for the course is to have passed the first two semesters at bachelor’s level at your relevant university or another institute of higher education.

With regards to language proficiency, it is required to have an English level, spoken and written, equivalent to B2, according to the Common European Framework.

Any student, from a partner university, is welcome to apply, but the programme is designed for students of social education, teaching and/or social work. If you do not know whether your home institution is among VIA's partners, please contact the international office at your home institution.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk
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




Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Randers

Description

Campus Randers is a modern campus with room for both academic immersion and social activities. It is located in downtown Randers, near the bus station, cafes and shopping.
Campus Randers offers full degree programmes within psychomotor, pedagogy and nursing in Danish. It is also possible to do an exchange semester in the Psychomotor Therapy Exchange Programme, where you will be assigned a "buddy" among the other students, who will help with the translation, as the programme is only offered in Danish.

  • Students: 800
  • International students: 47
  • Employees: 60+
Read more about Campus Randers here.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Design & Business (Top-up Degree) | Top-up degree 1,5 years

Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Design & Business (Top-up Degree)

Top-up degree of Design and Business, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7600 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-and-business-bachelor-top-up
Design and Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovation About the programme: 
Entrepreneurship and Innovation is an area of specialisation within the Bachelor top-up degree programme in Design & Business. The programme is taught in English in Herning and in Danish in Aarhus.

The speciality qualifies you to work professionally with generating business ideas, projects, and concepts whether you want to establish your own company or work with development in an existing company.

Our focus will be on the creative sector, particularly the fashion and lifestyle industry.  Through independent thinking and skilled action, you will learn to identify and apply new ideas for products and services. You will get familiar with project management and entrepreneurship.

Career opportunities
With a BA degree specialising in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, you will have a variety of skills useful for generating and realising ideas and projects. 
The programme is a good match for a person who wants to establish a company or work with business development and/or innovation in an existing organisation (entrepreneurship).

You will also have opportunities for employment in a variety of project organisations and associations and in the public sector.  You will learn to be independent, creative, and enterprising – skills which are in demand in many industries. All in all, this education is a good fit for people who want to create and realise their own visions. 

Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: 
https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-and-business-bachelor-top-up



Campus Herning

Description

Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
Read more about Campus Herning here.


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Fashion Design - Design & Business (Top-up degree) | Top-up degree 1,5 years

Fashion Design - Design & Business (Top-up degree)

Top-up degree of Design and Business, 90 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7600 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-and-business-bachelor-top-up
Design and Business, Fashion Design About the programme: 
Fashion Design is an area of specialisation within the Bachelor (BA) top-up programme in Design & Business and is located in Herning.

During your studies, you will work on developing your personal image and mode of expression. The programme’s main focus is on idea generation and designing. During the AP degree programme, you worked within the limits of existing brands, but the top-up programme trains you to be original and groundbreaking.  You will get to work with men’s wear, women’s wear, knitwear, and prints. You will get a profound knowledge of trends, idea generation, sociology and science, so you can take on the design process in an experimental and creative manner.

The programme will equip you to develop and present your own unique brand or mode of expression.  An important part of the programme is understanding the design process from the first sketch all the way through to production, and being able to collaborate with other professions to produce a successful collection.  To enhance your collaboration skills, the programme includes common projects that will include interdisciplinary collaborations, and the compulsory placement period provides you with the chance to expand your network and CV. 

Career
 opportunities
With a BA degree specialising in Fashion Design, you will typically be qualified for a job as a designer in a company in the fashion industry, or be ready to start your own business. 
The designer often sets the framework for a collection expression based on the company's target audience and design DNA. A part of the designer's work consists of research into new materials and trends that form the basis for inspiration and create the collection's flow. You will develop working drawings, select materials, and learn to ensure fit. 

Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: 
https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-and-business-bachelor-top-up


Campus Herning

Description

Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
Read more about Campus Herning here.


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Fashion Design - Design, Technology & Business (AP degree) | Academy Profession Degree 2 years

Fashion Design - Design, Technology & Business (AP degree)

Academy Profession Degree of Design, Technology and Business, 120 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-technology-and-business-ap-degree
Design, Technology and Business (Fashion Design) About the programme: 
Fashion Design is an area of specialisation within the Academy Profession (AP) Degree programme in Design, Technology & Business.   

The course programme centres on women’s wear and offers you a basic understanding of the design profession as well as applied theories and methods within the fashion and lifestyle sector. You will gain basic design skills as well as insight into the entire design process, from the first sketches to production. You will learn about target groups, trends and tendencies, and how to navigate in the fashion industry.  You will learn to take a position on existing brands, and to create a flow in your collection that matches the identity of a brand.   

All sketches are done by hand but you are also taught Adobe’s Graphic Design tools so that you can work out a presentation of your collection.   

With an AP degree in Fashion Design, you will get to work in teams with other designers as well as pattern designers, marketing professionals and web managers from the lifestyle and fashion sectors. The course will introduce you to the many different professions you will encounter once you finish your education.  

Career opportunities 
With an AP degree specialising in Fashion Design you have the chance to work as an assistant within the fashion and lifestyle sector. On the basis of the designer’s premade sketches your job is to assist in developing the designer’s collection. For instance, you compile the right materials for the collection and work out a graphical presentation which is important for the production of the clothing.

Most of our AP degree graduates choose to do a BA top-up which gives you access to a wider range of career prospects.

Admission
More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/design-technology-and-business-ap-degree



Campus Herning

Description

Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
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Film and Transmedia Storytelling - The Fashion Experience (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Film and Transmedia Storytelling - The Fashion Experience (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Film and Transmedia Storytelling - The Fashion Experience, 30 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus "Filmbyen" (Film City)
Duration 1 semester
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/fashion-experience-transmedia-storytelling

Description

Get the latest knowledge in transmedia storytelling in fashion, with a focus on fashion film. Learn how to create a project from idea to concept development and end with a finished production.

The course has an international perspective and focuses on internationally-oriented projects in collaboration with both established and upcoming companies in the media and fashion industry.  Industry professionals and our Asssistant Professor will teach the course. The course is divided into 3 modules, The Branded Fashion Film, The Narrative Fashion Film and Fashion Transmedia, of 10 ECTS each, with graded projects concluding each module.

Read more about the programme here

Admission  

In order to apply, you should have completed at least two years of studies in related areas and be 18 years old or more.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition fees.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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 2022

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 22

Campus "Filmbyen" (Film City)

Description

The campus is located in the midst of one of the strongest film and media centres in Denmark; in the heart of Filmbyen ("Film City") Aarhus.

It benefits from close contact with related industries, from which it brings in a large number of guest lecturers. 

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Graphic Storytelling | Bachelor 4 years

Graphic Storytelling

Bachelor of Graphic Storytelling, 240 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Viborg
Duration 4 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://animationworkshop.via.dk/en/programs-and-courses/graphic-storytelling
Graphic Storytelling About the programme: 
From a narrow focus on the art and craft of comics, Graphic Storytelling gradually expands into neighboring fields, allowing for exploration and specialisation.


The first year is all about the fundamentals of comics, from various approaches to drawing and story to digital and traditional tools. We furthermore focus on clarity in visual storytelling and short narratives, culminating in a collaborative anthology magazine project. 

In the second year, we work with illustration for books, magazines, and newspapers, as well as world-building and IP generation. Then we explore a range of different storytelling genres and methods, culminating in a graphic novel pitch.   

The third year focuses on fields outside of comics, including background design, storyboarding, and video games. Furthermore, you will be introduced to interactive comics and start to create your professional portfolio. Then we deepen into more advanced sequential storytelling, including advanced writing techniques.

In the final year, you have your internship and begin your Bachelor project where you create original comics, illustrated books or story bibles.

Career
 opportunities
The Graphic Storytelling programme prepares you for a career in publishing, newspaper, movie, media, game and advertising businesses. Examples of future career options are: 
  • Self-employed comic book creator either as freelance or in your own company, 
  • Developer of visual concepts and graphic universes for publishing, movies, TV, cross media and games, 
  • Artist in specialized fields of comic book production: Inker, colorist, storyboard artist etc., 
  • Commercial comic book artist for advertising, media agencies etc., 
  • Positions within the businesses around the comic book industry, for instance editor, comic book writer, illustrator or teacher
Admission
More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: https://animationworkshop.via.dk/en/programs-and-courses/graphic-storytelling
 



Campus Viborg

Description

This campus opened in the summer of 2010 and has a modern layout as well as a central placement in Viborg.
Campus Viborg offers programmes taught in Danish within the fields of nursing, social education, administration and technology as well as a number of programmes taught and conducted in English including nursing and software technology. 
The Animation Workshop is also situated in Viborg -  a state of the art school that are among the best in the world within animation and graphic arts. Programmes offered include Character Animation, Computer Graphic Arts and Graphic Storytelling - all taught in English.
Additionally, a number of exchange programmes are offered.

  • Students: 2.000
  • International students: 240
  • Employees: 180
Read more about Campus Viborg here.

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Head - Heart - Hands (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 0,5 years

Head - Heart - Hands (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Head - Heart - Hands , 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Teacher's training

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 0,5 years
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/head-heart-hands

Description

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to work with social care work using creative methods? And do you want to help develop the democratic welfare state? Join Head - Heart - Hands!

The Head - Heart - Hands programme will increase your capabilities for social care work. You will develop skills to carry out social care work and use creative subjects as a method in social education work.The overall aim in this semester is to work on improving creativity and aesthetic learning methods and living conditions by means of innovative processes and solutions. Teaching will consist of theories and methodology of social education, creative subjects (drama, music, movement, arts and craft) and field work/studies.

Students will gain theoretical understanding and practical skills in working with social pedagogy in a Danish and an international context. In addition, you will learn about exclusion and inclusion and the significance of participation as an approach in care work and social pedagogy. Lastly, students will develope competencies in using creative subjects as a method in pedagogical work with children, youths and adults.

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the exchange programme here!

Admission

The minimum requirement to apply for the course, is to have passed the first two semesters at bachelor’s level at your relevant university or another institute of higher education.

With regards to language proficiency, it is required to have an English level, spoken and written, equivalent to B2, according to the Common European Framework.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en   

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



Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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International Class in Teacher Education (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 5 months

International Class in Teacher Education (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of International Class in Teacher Education, 30 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 5 months
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4800 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/international-class-and-teacher-education

Description

If you are interested in acquiring relevant professional competences, studying new innovative teaching approaches in an international study environment and doing fieldwork in Danish Schools, then the International Class in Teacher Education exchange programme is perfect for you! 

The programme will provide a close look at Danish school culture, from both a theoretical and practical perspective. This includes a two week field study at a Danish primary, lower secondary  school or a bording school, giving you the opportunity to see how Danish students learn in various environments.

Students at International Class in Teacher Education choose 3 course modules among subjects such as physical education, general teaching competencies and 21st century English skills - providing international outlook and a fresh take on the teaching profession. Graduates will be able to structure and design devlopment and teaching plans with international and intercultural perspectives.

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the exchange programme here!


Admissions

The minimum requirement to apply for the course is to have passed the first two semesters at bachelor’s level at your relevant university or another institute of higher education.

With regards to language proficiency, it is required to have an English level, spoken and written, equivalent to B2, according to the Common European Framework.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en   

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




Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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International Health: Welfare Technology and Dementia | Summer School 10 days

International Health: Welfare Technology and Dementia

Summer School of , 5 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 10 days
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 760 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 490 EUR
Website http://en.via.dk/programmes/health/international-health-summer-school
Dates: 9 August - 20 August 2021 (subject to change)
Language: English - please note that VIA University College requires students attending VIA Summer School to be fluent in English. All summer schools requires active particpation both orally and in writing. This means students must have an English level of at least B2 (CEFR scale) upon arrival. You can find more information about language requirements here.
Academic level: Bachelor level
Prerequisites: You must be a student in a health-related programme that is at bachelor’s level or above.The summer school is open to all students studying to become:
  • Nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychomotor therapists
  • Bioanalysts
  • Radiographers
  • Midwives
  • Nutrition and health specialists
Previously students from engineering and doctor programmes have also participated in the International Health Summer School.  Contact us for more information.
Maximum enrolment: Maximum 50 participants. If there are more eligible applicants than available places, they will be distributed on a first-come, first served basis
Application deadline: 1 April, 2021.
Location:  VIA University College, Aarhus City Campus, Aarhus Denmark

Content
The theme of the international Health Summer School 2020 is how our health care technology system can assist the growing group of people suffering from dementia.Throughout the course there is an inter-professional approach to the theme. You will deal with questions like:
  • How to implement person-centered care in your professional work?
  • What kind of psychosocial interventions is used in dementia care?
  • How can health and welfare technology help people with dementia maintain autonomy in their lives? What are the benefits and
    disadvantages for the individual citizen?
  • When is health technology ethically acceptable?
The final programme and topics for each day will be send to participants before the course starts. 

Teaching style
The programme includes both theoretical presentations on campus and visits to elder care centres and hospitals.Your learning process will be supported by team building, reflection groups, and presentations in workshops.Participation will give you access to professional input, new networks and an appreciation of  the varying perspectives that result from cultural differences.

In afternoon and evenings, VIA Summer School will arrange a variety of social and cultural events to expand your knowledge of Denmark and the other participants at the VIA Summer School courses. You can decide for yourself the extent to wish you want to participate in these activities.

Admission  

You can find a link to our application via our website.

You are always welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

VIA University College
Anna Kronborg Bell
Project Manager
VIA Summer School
summerschool@via.dk

Tuition (subject to change)

EU-citizens = 3.800 DKK 

Non-EU citizens = 6.150 DKK


Discount:
Please contact VIA Summer School to learn more about possibilities for discounts on this course.

Course fee includes:
Classes and tuition
Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate

Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

Dates and prices are subject to change.

This course is offered under the act of Danish Open University.




9 August - 20 August 2021

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 09

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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International Sales and Marketing Management (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 0,5-1 year

International Sales and Marketing Management (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of International Sales and Marketing Management, 30 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 0,5-1 year
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/international-sales-and-marketing-management

Description

This exchange programme focuses on sales, marketing, finance and business law. You will learn about management and international business-to-business sales in particular.

The programme combines theory with practice through project work and case studies from a broad range of companies.

The programme emphasises business-to-business sales. The focus is on overall themes covered by core subjects including sales and marketing, supply chain management, business law, management/organisation and economics.


Read more about the programme here

Admission  

VIA University College expects you to have completed two year of your degree course at your home university. In most cases, this will be the first two years of a B.Sc.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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


Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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International Sales and Marketing Management (Top-up degree) | Top-up degree 1,5 years

International Sales and Marketing Management (Top-up degree)

Top-up degree of International Sales and Marketing Management, 90 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/int-sales-and-marketing-management-bachelor-top-up
International Sales and Marketing Management About the programme: 
The International Sales and Marketing Management programme has a unique international focus and will provide you with the inter-disciplinary skills that will make you attractive to a wide range of companies.

The top-up bachelor programme combines theory with practice through project work and real-life case studies from a broad range of companies. You will develop knowledge and comprehension of business practice, applied theory, and methods used for sales and marketing in an international business perspective.

The programme emphasises business-to-business sales. The focus is on overall themes covered by core subjects including sales and marketing, supply chain management, business law, management/organisation and economics.

Career
 opportunities
The Bachelor of International Sales and Marketing Management qualifies you for a business career in many industries. You will typically work with strategic marketing, sales strategies, sales management, marketing research, market communication, brand and product management, promotion, price and distribution.

Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: 
https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/int-sales-and-marketing-management-bachelor-top-up


Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Making a Business Case for Social Change (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Making a Business Case for Social Change (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Making a Business Case for Social Change, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Law, public administration, public order and safety

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 1 semester
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
Website http://en.via.dk/programmes/education-and-social-studies/making-a-business-case
Description

Semester start and end: 20 August 2018 – 21 December 2018
Application deadline: 1 May

Are you interested in organising civil-society action or creating inclusive working conditions for marginalised people by means of social enterprises? Then join the Making a Business Case for Social Change exchange programme!

If you are studying at an institution with a bilateral partner agreement with VIA University College, your participation in the international exchange programme is tuition free.

Students from institutions without a bilateral partner agreement must pay 4,000.00 EUR.

Read more about the programme here:
http://en.via.dk/programmes/education-and-social-studies/making-a-business-case

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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


Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Materials Science Engineering (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Materials Science Engineering (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Materials Science Engineering, 30 ECTS
Engineering

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/materials-science-engineering

Description

At Material Science Engineering, you will learn about materials technology, logistics and finance, and have the option of joining different electives within material science and product design.
As an exchange student, you will be joining the fourth semester of our full degree programme Materials Science and Product Designs. You can choose between a textile speciality or a furniture speciality and will also have classes in innovation, business development and project management.


Read more about the programme here

Admission 

VIA University College expects international students who wish to take part of their degree course at VIA University College to have completed the first year of their degree course at their home university.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk

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

Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Herning

Description

Campus Herning accommodates one of the largest design and business academies in Scandinavia within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors and students come from all over the world.
Campus Herning offers a number of design programmes in both Danish and English and works closely together with the fashion industry as a whole as well as the many fashion businesses located in the area around Herning.
The study environment is inspiring and decorated by well-known artists. The facilities include an award-winning canteen, The Boutique offering everything a design student needs of special materials and a trend studio.

  • Students: 1.300
  • International students: 300
  • Employees: 120
Read more about Campus Herning here.


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Mechanical Engineering (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Mechanical Engineering (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Mechanical Engineering, 30 ECTS
Engineering

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/mechanical-engineering

Description

If you want to utilize your profession solving real life problems and learn how to do it in cooperation with other professions in a truly cross-national environment VIA offers you a unique opportunity at Mechanical Engineering!

Our focus is on obtaining durable solutions through knowledge. We do this by combining professional skills with cooperation competencies framing it all within a sustainability approach,testing the outcome through prototyping at all levels.

This programme will get you up to speed with current technological developments and give you the knowledge and tools to influence the technology of the future. 
During the programme, you will develop your technical skills alongside exploiting the synergy of performing in teams.  Our graduates possess an approach and methodology to solve the problems of tomorrow. 

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the programme here!

Admissions

Before you begin the exchange programme at VIA University College, you must have completed a part of and usually this means you have completed the first two years of a bachelor's degree at your home university. Please pay attention to the prerequisites described in the course catalogue and be sure you meet the prerequisites for the courses you choose. You also need to document your English level.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk

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


Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Multi-Storey Timber Constructions | Summer School 2 weeks

Multi-Storey Timber Constructions

Summer School of , 5 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Engineering Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 2 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1110 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 590 EUR
Website http://en.via.dk/programmes/technology-and-construction/multi-storey-timber-constructions-summer-school
Dates: 9 August - 20 August 2021 (subject to change)
Language: English - please note that VIA University College requires students attending VIA Summer School to be fluent in English. All summer schools requires active particpation both orally and in writing. This means students must have an English level of at least B2 (CEFR scale) upon arrival. You can find more information about language requirements here.
Academic level: Bachelor level
Prerequisites: This course is designed for students within construction, engineering or architecture
Maximum enrolment: Maximum 30 participants. If there are more eligible applicants than available places, they will be distributed on a first-come, first served basis
Application deadline: 1 April, 2021.
Location:  VIA University College, Aarhus City Campus, Aarhus Denmark

Content
During the course, we will disseminate international state-of-the-art projects, as well as focus on pre-fabrication in the construction process and how to work with CLT (cross-laminated timber). In addition, the participants will be taught specifically on the topic of sustainability within construction, as well as the value and advantage of working with multi-storey timber constructions. Statistics, knowledge of fire safety and circular design (design for separation) will be central subjects in the processing of the different projects.

The Summer School will be structured around cases featuring multi-storey timber construction design, which will be processed in teams. The course will finish with the presentation of a final project from each team.

In afternoon and evenings, VIA Summer School will arrange a variety of social and cultural events to expand your knowledge of Denmark and the other participants at the VIA Summer School courses. You can decide for yourself the extent to wish you want to participate in these activities.

Admission  

You can find a link to our application via our website.

You are always welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

VIA University College
Anna Kronborg Bell
Project Manager
VIA Summer School
summerschool@via.dk

Tuition (subject to change)

EU-citizens = 4.650 DKK

Non-EU citizens = 8.950 DKK 

Discount:
Please contact VIA Summer School to learn more about possibilities for discounts on this course.

Course fee includes:
Classes and tuition
Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate

Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

Dates and prices are subject to change.

This course is offered under the act of Danish Open University.


9 August - 20 August 2021

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 09

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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Nature in Social Education (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Nature in Social Education (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Nature in Social Education , 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/nature-in-social-education

Description


Do you want to work with nature, well-being and sustainable development as perspectives in social education? Do you want to explore and participate in the development of pedagogical practice? Then join Nature in Social Education!

Nature in Social Education focuses on how body, nature, nature experiences, outdoor surroundings and activities can support the personal development and learning processes of children and others and how this can promote interest in nature, environmental issues and sustainability.

The programme is a combination of theoretical teaching, practical training and an internship. You will also get the opportunity to apply and develop new skills involving Nature in Social Education in projects in collaboration e.g. with local partner institutions in Denmark such as after-school centers, daycare centers or cultural institutions focusing on nature and outdoor.

During the programme, you will develop capabilities in reflecting on social education theories and carrying out social education work along with implementing nature and outdoor activities in social education work.

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the programme here

Admission

The minimum requirement to apply for the course, is to have passed the first two semesters at bachelor’s level at your relevant university or another institute of higher education.

With regards to language proficiency, it is required to have an English level, spoken and written, equivalent to B2, according to the Common European Framework.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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


Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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New Screens Experience - Film and Transmedia Storytelling (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

New Screens Experience - Film and Transmedia Storytelling (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of New Screens Experience - Film and Transmedia Storytelling, 30 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus "Filmbyen" (Film City)
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/new-screens-experience

Description

NSX is a semester programme in new screens storytelling. It brings together film, SoMe, digital media and video installation to create immersive, transmedia story worlds.

The New Screens Experience is a hands-on semester dedicated to exploring transmedia storytelling and new screens technology. Through learning-by-doing, students apply theory to practical projects for clients such as digital agencies, artists, museums and companies. Students learn how to create characters, story worlds and interactive experiences that expand and unfold across several platforms using new screens technology and methods like Augmented Reality, Projection Mapping, Interactive Spaces and gamification.
Film – in any shape or form – is incorporated into each project. The goal is to learn how to create unified, entertaining experiences where each platform and technology makes a unique contribution to a transmedia story world.

Read more about the programme here

Admission  

In order to apply, you should have completed at least two years of studies in related areas and be 18 years old or more.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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





Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus "Filmbyen" (Film City)

Description

The campus is located in the midst of one of the strongest film and media centres in Denmark; in the heart of Filmbyen ("Film City") Aarhus.

It benefits from close contact with related industries, from which it brings in a large number of guest lecturers. 

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Nursing - Healthcare in a global community (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Nursing - Healthcare in a global community (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Nursing - Healthcare in a global community, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Viborg
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/nursing

Description

Come to VIA Nursing for an international exchange experience and get a global perspective on challenges in the healthcare sector. You can choose between two different exchange programmes:
  • "Healthcare in a global community" consists of one semester (19 weeks) with both theoretical and practical studies (30 ECTS).
  • The nursing exchange programme can also consist of 100% practical studies in a hospital or in home healthcare setting (typically 10-20 ECTS).

Read more about the programme here

Admission

VIA University College expects international students applying to take a portion of their degree course at VIA University College to have already completed part of their degree course at their home university. This would usually be the first year of a B.Sc.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en   

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 2021

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 16

Campus Viborg

Description

This campus opened in the summer of 2010 and has a modern layout as well as a central placement in Viborg.
Campus Viborg offers programmes taught in Danish within the fields of nursing, social education, administration and technology as well as a number of programmes taught and conducted in English including nursing and software technology. 
The Animation Workshop is also situated in Viborg -  a state of the art school that are among the best in the world within animation and graphic arts. Programmes offered include Character Animation, Computer Graphic Arts and Graphic Storytelling - all taught in English.
Additionally, a number of exchange programmes are offered.

  • Students: 2.000
  • International students: 240
  • Employees: 180
Read more about Campus Viborg here.

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Occupational Therapy (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 6-52 weeks

Occupational Therapy (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Occupational Therapy, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus N
Duration 6-52 weeks
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/occupational-therapy

Description


Join the Occupational Therapy exchange programme for an international exchange experience and get a deeper understanding of occupational therapy on a professional and personal level.

An exchange programme at the Department of Occupational Therapy is planned individually for each student. The exchange programme can consist of a theoretical teaching, clinical training or a combination of both. A typical Erasmus exchange programme consist of 10 weeks clinical training and 3 weeks theoretical teaching.

Students will learn how to make creative solutions to help citizens to master everyday tasks. In addition, you will learn to handle and analyse human needs, communication and how to support citizens/patients in handling life crises. As an exchange student, you will also be trained in handling intercultural communication and be introduced to the Danish healthcare system.

Study start is planned individually for each student.

Read more about the exchange programme here!

Admission  

We only accept exchange students that are already studying Occupational Therapy, and you need to have completed a year and a half (the first three semesters) at your home institution. 

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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




Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Aarhus N

Description

Campus Aarhus N is home to seven of VIA's health professional programmes. This means that students become part of a community of health professionals located close to Aarhus University Hospital.
The campus was opened by HRH Crown Princess Mary on 11th October 2011 and has a modern expression with attractive classrooms, large auditoriums, laboratories, gymnasiums and kitchens with the newest equipment. In addition, the building has a large atrium, common areas for group work and studying and a large canteen with healthy food at student friendly prices.  

  • Students: 2.600
  • International students: 150
  • Employees: 400
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Outdoor Play and Learning (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Outdoor Play and Learning (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Outdoor play and learning, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/outdoor-play-and-learning

Description

Would you like to work with children or young people? With people of all ages with physical or mental challenges? Would you like to work with fantasy and creativity? Combine play with science and learning in an outdoor context? Bring unique possibilities to social work and education? The join Outdoor Play and Learning.

The programme focuses on how people of all ages and levels of development can benefit from outdoor life and activities. Playing and learning in a social-education context that supports personal development and cooperation.During the programme, participants will work theoretically as well as practically, learning and experiencing, reflecting, discussing and practicing together.

Read more about the programme here

Admission


The minimum requirement to apply for the course, is to have passed the first two semesters at bachelor’s level at your relevant university or another institute of higher education.

With regards to language proficiency, it is required to have an English level, spoken and written, equivalent to B2, according to the Common European Framework.


Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk
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



Spring 2022

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 22

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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Physiotherapy | Short-term programme 6-52 weeks

Physiotherapy

Short-term programme of Physiotherapy exchange,
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus N
Duration 6-52 weeks
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/physiotherapy

Description

Join the Physiotherapy exchange programme for an international exchange experience and get a deeper understanding of physiotherapy on a professional and personal level. The exchange programme is planned individually for each student

As a physiotherapist you will come into contact with a lot of different people. Therefore you have to be ready to use and give a lot of yourself, both mentally and physically. The exchange programme can combine theory and clinical training, where you get to work with people of all ages and all walks of life. Physiotherapy is about health promotion, prevention and treatment.

Depending on the length and composition of your programme, you will gain knowledge of body and movement and learn about treatment and prevention of muscle and joint injuries. Teaching typically includes physical education and movement, anatomy and physiology.

The programme is offered at Campus Holstebro or Campus Aarhus N.

As the programme is planned individually for each student, study start varies.

Learn more about Physiotherapy exchange!

Admission  

We only accept exchange students that are already studying Physiotherapy, and you need to have completed two years (the first four semesters) at your home institution. 

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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 2021

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 23

Campus Aarhus N

Description

Campus Aarhus N is home to seven of VIA's health professional programmes. This means that students become part of a community of health professionals located close to Aarhus University Hospital.
The campus was opened by HRH Crown Princess Mary on 11th October 2011 and has a modern expression with attractive classrooms, large auditoriums, laboratories, gymnasiums and kitchens with the newest equipment. In addition, the building has a large atrium, common areas for group work and studying and a large canteen with healthy food at student friendly prices.  

  • Students: 2.600
  • International students: 150
  • Employees: 400
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Psychomotor Therapy (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Psychomotor Therapy (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Psychomotor Therapy, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Randers
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/psychomotor-therapy


Description


The Psychomotor therapy exchange programme focuses on your own reflections and personal development. Starting from awareness of your own body, we proceed to reflect upon the role of a professional therapist and develop methods of being one in harmony with the person you are.
In Denmark, manual treatment is a fundamental part of the studies. Physical contact, with touch or massage of a patient wearing clothes, enables us to relate muscular tensions and dynamics of the body to psychological aspects.

Apart from manual treatment the distinctive subjects are:
  • Free movement and training of body consciousness
  • Rehabilitation and preventive psychomotor therapy
  • Psychomotor therapy directed towards certain segments e. g. children, elderly, disabled or people with mental illnesses
An Erasmus exchange programme has a minimum duration of three months, but at VIA, most students are on exchange for a full semester. We also invite you for shorter stays as the programme is planned individually for each student.

Read more about the programme here.

Admission

We only accept exchange students who are already studying psychomotor therapy, and you need to have completed the first year of study at your home university.

Please note that we accept students from universities with whom we have an exchange agreement only. If your university does not have an exchange agreement, please ask your coordinator to contact us in order to make one.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.


Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk/en
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





Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Autumn 2021

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 30

Campus Randers

Description

Campus Randers is a modern campus with room for both academic immersion and social activities. It is located in downtown Randers, near the bus station, cafes and shopping.
Campus Randers offers full degree programmes within psychomotor, pedagogy and nursing in Danish. It is also possible to do an exchange semester in the Psychomotor Therapy Exchange Programme, where you will be assigned a "buddy" among the other students, who will help with the translation, as the programme is only offered in Danish.

  • Students: 800
  • International students: 47
  • Employees: 60+
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Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Viborg
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/social-entrepreneurship

Description

All over the world, people encounter social difficulties and challenges in relation to the world´s current problems. There is a need to find global solutions, which relate to living conditions, environment and health.These challenges demand creativity, fresh thinking and decisive action by professionals working for the well-being of children, young people and adults.
You will encounter new ways of thinking, new approaches and acquisition of tools and skills that will help you become an innovative professional with facilitation skills at the Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation exchange programme.

During the semester, you will initiate, implement and lead activities that further new solutions to social problems regarding living conditions, environmental issues, health, and physical stimulation. You will gain knowledge about innovative processes that support people's quality of life, well-being and motivation for physical activity.
The semester includes a 3 week internship and field work as a part of the projects you will work with. 
You have the opportunity to focus on one of the following target groups: 
Children and young people, people with social difficulties, people with mental and/or physical disabilities.
The programme is aimed at students of teaching or health..

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the exchange programme here!

Admission

The minimum requirement to apply for the course, is to have passed the first two semesters at bachelor’s level at your relevant university or another institute of higher education.

Concerning language proficiency, it is required to have an English level, spoken and written, equivalent to B2, according to the Common European Framework.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en   

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



Spring 2022

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Viborg

Description

This campus opened in the summer of 2010 and has a modern layout as well as a central placement in Viborg.
Campus Viborg offers programmes taught in Danish within the fields of nursing, social education, administration and technology as well as a number of programmes taught and conducted in English including nursing and software technology. 
The Animation Workshop is also situated in Viborg -  a state of the art school that are among the best in the world within animation and graphic arts. Programmes offered include Character Animation, Computer Graphic Arts and Graphic Storytelling - all taught in English.
Additionally, a number of exchange programmes are offered.

  • Students: 2.000
  • International students: 240
  • Employees: 180
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Software Technology Engineering (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 1 semester

Software Technology Engineering (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Software Technology Engineering, 30 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 1 semester
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/software-engineering

Description

If you want to utilize your profession solving real life problems and learn how to do it in cooperation with other professions in a truly cross-national environment VIA offers you a unique opportunity!

Our focus is on obtaining durable solutions through knowledge. We do this by combining professional skills with cooperation competencies framing it all within a sustainability approach,testing the outcome through prototyping at all levels.

The programme provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to develop and manage information systems. It will prepare you for a career in information technology. 
During the programme, you will develop your technical skills alongside exploiting the synergy of performing in teams. Our graduates possess an approach and methodology to solve the problems of tomorrow.

Study start early February and late August - precise dates will be announced at least 3 months in advance.

Read more about the programme here

Admissions

Before you begin the exchange programme at VIA University College, you must have completed a part of and usually this means you have completed the first two years of a bachelor's degree at your home university. Please pay attention to the prerequisites described in the course catalogue and be sure you meet the prerequisites for the courses you choose. You also need to document you English level.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information


Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk

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




Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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Software Technology Engineering | Bachelor 3,5 years

Software Technology Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering in Software Technology Engineering, 210 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7400 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/software-technology-engineering
Software Technology Engineering
  • Institution: VIA University College
  • Campus: Horsens
  • Duration: 3.5 years (7 semesters/210 ECTS)
  • Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH): 7,400 EUR (1,100 EUR for 5th semester)
  • Study start: August and February
  • Application deadline: 15 March (August intake) / After 28 July (February intake) 
  • Websitehttps://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/software-technology-engineering
About the programme:
The Software Technology Engineering programme has four unique tracks:

Data Engineering
Focus on AI, machine learning and big data
Interactive Media
Concepts such as innovation, gamification and user experience along with system development across different platforms.
AR/VR – Augmented and Virtual Reality
Courses include for instance digital animation production, basic AR/VR technologies, sensors and displays for digital immersion, game design and production.
Internet-of-Things
Courses include wireless computing, basic electronics, real-time and embedded programming, as well as electronics used to interface micro-controllers with a number of sensors and actuators.

Career
 opportunities: 
This programme qualifies you to handle business functions such as: Software Engineer, R&D Manager, Software Developer, Embedded Engineer, Database Constructor and Solutions Architect.


Admission

More information on admissions requirements and how to apply: https://en.via.dk/programmes/bachelor/software-technology-engineering


Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
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United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals and Co-Creation | Summer School 4 weeks

United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals and Co-Creation

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies Law, public administration, public order and safety

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 4 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1510 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 980 EUR
Website http://en.via.dk/programmes/health/united-nations-sustainable-development-goals
Dates: 2 August - 27 August 2021 (subject to change)
Language: English - please note that VIA University College requires students attending VIA Summer School to be fluent in English. All summer schools requires active particpation both orally and in writing. This means students must have an English level of at least B2 (CEFR scale) upon arrival. You can find more information about language requirements here.
Academic level: Bachelor level
Prerequisites: Students must have completed 1.5 years of study at bachelor level
Maximum enrolment: Maximum 50 participants. If there are more eligible applicants than available places, they will be distributed on a first-come, first served basis
Application deadline: 1 April, 2021.
Location:  VIA University College, Aarhus City Campus, Aarhus Denmark

Content
This Summer School unfolds the United Nations’ sustainable development goals through student participation in a cross-cultural and cross-educational context. The goals derive from the United Nations’ international agreements on processing towards explicit sustainability in 2030. They are unique in that they call for action from all countries; poor, rich and middle-income alike to promote prosperity, all the while protecting the planet. The course will focus on global topics related to the sustainable development goals.

As an important part of the summer school the participants will get real-life challenges from co-creative partners form outside VIA University College. The co-creative partners can be NGOs, private companies or public authorities. Students are free to choose among several challenges all related to the UN’s 17 SDG. Students wil work in close co-operation with the partners to find relevant and useful solutions to the challenges. The solutions will contribute to the partners daily activities.

Method
The methods of working are based on presentations, discussions and dialogue. Therefore, it is necessary that students taking part in this course are ready to use their competences in spoken English from day 1. Full attendance and active involvement in the teaching, field visits, presentations etc. is expected as a prerequisite for taking the examination and passing the course.

Social programmeVIA Summer School will arrange a variety of social and cultural events to expand your knowledge of Denmark and the other participants at the VIA Summer School courses. You can decide for yourself the extent to wish you want to participate in these activities.

Admission  

You can find a link to our application via our website.

You are always welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

VIA University College
Anna Kronborg Bell
Project Manager
VIA Summer School
summerschool@via.dk

Tuition (subject to change)

EU-citizens = 7.600 DKK

Non-EU citizens = 12.300 DKK

Tuition fee waiver:
Students from VIA, students from VIA’s partners or students from other Danish educational institutions can participate free of charge if they can provide proof of credit transfer into their own study programme.

Course fee includes:

Classes and tuition
Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate

Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

Dates and prices are subject to change.
Note: This course is offered as a part of the regular bachelor programmes Seats available after allocating seats to credit-transfer students from VIA University College, Danish Higher Educational Institutions and partner institutions are offered under the Empty-place Scheme and the rules of Danish Open University. You must meet the admission requirements for the degree programme under which the course is offered. If you have any doubt or questiosn regarding this please do not hesitate to contact VIA Summer School.






August 2 - August 20 2021

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 02

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
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Value Chain Management (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 0,5 year

Value Chain Management (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Value Chain Management, 30 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 0,5 year
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/value-chain-management

Description

This business management programme integrates the technical and commercial approach to subjects such as logistics and supply chain management.

A typical exchange student programme consists of 3-4 courses in e.g. supply chanin management, market demand and planning, change management and value chain optimisation, as well as a project course giving a total of 30 ECTS points per semester.

Read more about the programme here

Admission  

VIA University College expects you to have completed part of your degree course at your home university. In most cases, this will be the first two years of a B.Sc.  

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition


For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at www.ufm.dk

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





Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 07

Campus Horsens

Description

Campus Horsens offers a vibrant student life in an international setting. Both Danish and international students create a very active study environment in which common areas and closely situated student accommodation will frame your life. 
Campus Horsens offers a number of programmes taught in English primarily within the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, management and business. In Danish, Campus Horsens additionally offers programmes in nursing and social education.
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: 2,000
  • Employees: 350
Read more about Campus Horsens here.

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VIA Summer School - 2021 | Summer School 2-4 weeks

VIA Summer School - 2021

Summer School of ,
Agriculture and environment Architecture, design and visual arts Engineering Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies Law, public administration, public order and safety Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 2-4 weeks
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/summer-schools
VIA Summer School is VIA University College’s summer school. We offer 2-4 weeks intensive course - all for credits and taught in English. Courses take place primarily at our new, beautiful City Campus in Aarhus City Centre. Some courses might take place in other locations or abroad – find more information about this on the individual course sites.

We offer courses within health, sustainablity, business, social science, engineering and construction.  All courses offer hands-on experience within the respective fields and are based on an applied science approach. Many courses also offer a cross disciplinary approach and students from various disciplines attend. We welcome Danish and international full-time students, students from our partner institutions and any other interested and qualified students both from Denmark and abroad.

The list of intensive summer school courses can be found here.

In the afternoons and evenings VIA Summer School will arrange a variety of social and cultural events to expand your knowledge of Denmark and the other participants at the VIA Summer School courses. You can decide for yourself the extent to wish you want to participate in these activities.
But instead of taking our word for it, listen to what former students have to say about being a part of VIA Summer School: 


Summer 2021

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 02

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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Working in Context of Conflict and Disaster (exchange programme) | Short-term programme 0,5 year

Working in Context of Conflict and Disaster (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of VIA Working in Context of Conflict and Disaster, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies Teacher's training

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 0,5 year
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/exchange/working-in-the-context-of-conflict-and-disaster

Description

With a focus on disasters and other emergencies affecting children and families, the course gives students the opportunity to expand their repertoire and competencies by learning about approaches and methods after a local emergency situation.

Further, a focus on conflicts in various contexts, levels and cultures, the course gives students the opportunity to expand their repertoire and competencies by studying conflict perspectives, theories and concepts, how to analyse conflict contexts and identify relevant models of conflict resolution.

Exchange students and practitioners are invited to take a full semester consisting of two consecutive modules:

  • Conflicts and Social Work (Early February –mid April)
  • Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters – Social Work Responses (Mid April – end June)

Both modules are aimed at students of social work and related professions, such as nursing, social education, teaching, law, human resource management, public management and economics.

Read more about the programme here

Admission  

The minimum requirement to apply for the course, is to have passed the first two semesters at bachelor’s level at your relevant university or another institute of higher education.

Your home institution must have an inter-institutional agreement with VIA University College in order for you to be able to apply for an exchange programme at VIA.

If your home institution does not have an exchange agreement with VIA, please contact your international office to learn more about the opportunities.

Tuition

Exchange students do not pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en   

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



Spring 2022

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Campus Aarhus C

Description

Campus Aarhus C is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. The Campus is 46,000 squaremeters divided in 5 buildings, each with 4-6 floors.
The buildings display innovative and playful architecture and has been awarded with an architectural prize as one of the 3 best and most beautiful new constructions in Aarhus. Facilities include roof-top running track and basket ball court, spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, canteen and student cafe and bar.
Campus Aarhus C is located in the center of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320.000 inhabitants.

Campus Aarhus C offers programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management as well as programmes taught and conducted in English within architecture, technology, engineering, business and management. In addition, Campus C is host to a nimber of VIA's Summer School programmes.

  • Students: 6.300
  • International students: 630
  • Employees: 430
Read more about Campus C here.

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