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Materials Science Engineering (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Materials Science Engineering, 30 ECTS

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Herning
Duration 1 semester


Programme start: February (Spring semester)

Please note that we accept students from universities with whom we have an exchange agreement only.When your home university has nominated you for exchange at VIA, we will send you further information and a link to our online application system.

Deadline for nomination: 15 October to begin your studies the following January (the spring semester)
Deadline for application: 1 November to begin your studies the following January (the spring semester)

Gain useful international experience and get to know more about intercultural communication. You will learn about materials technology, logistics and finance, and 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 during this semester.

Exchange students pay no tuition fee if they come from:
  • Institutions which have signed a Bilateral Agreement on the exchange of students with VIA University College
  • Countries which are full members of the EU or from Norway, Iceland or Lichtenstein
Read more about the programme here:

For Further Information

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

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

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

Campus Herning


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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