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Danish Language and Culture

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Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 500 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/business/danish-language-and-culture-summer-school

Description

Subject: Danish Language and Culture
Dates: 29 July - 16 August
Language: English/Danish
Academic level: Bachelor level
Prerequisites
English B2 level. Required Danish level is A1. You have to be able to do a small conversation in Danish containing questions and answers regarding personal information (family, age, school background, work experience) and e.g. a small presentation of your every day life. Only international students can apply.
Maximum enrolment: 
No maximum enrolment.
Application deadline: 1 May, 2018, however courses with available places will remain open for application until June 15.
Location:  
Sprogcenter Midt, Emil Møllersgade 30, 8700 Horsens

The course will introduce you to Danish language and culture and give you basic skills and knowledge to understand Danish society and interact with Danish people.
Your communicative skills will be enhanced, while working with themes such as presentation skills, exploring the lifestyle and routines of Danish people and working and studying in Denmark. Furthermore, aspects of historical, societal and cultural interest will be included as cases or background material, developing your understanding of Danish lifestyle and society.
The programme includes three excursions (organized in the afternoon, additional to the classes) to cultural, societal or historical sites, such as museums, City Hall, secondary schools, workplaces, etc. The excursions are mandatory and will provide hands-on knowledge and material for individual presentations or group work.

Teaching and exam
The programme is based on active participation in dialogues, group work, workshops as well as individual exercises. Homework equivalent to 1-2 hours per day including reading and writing and also involves working with multimedia and exploring aspects of Danish lifestyle through conducting interviews with Danish people. Individual feedback is provided regularly during the programme and the overall learning outcome will be evaluated/tested towards the end of the programme.

In afternoon and evenings, VIA Summer School (in Aarhus) 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

EU- and Non-EU citizens = 500 EUR

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.


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




29 July - 16 August 2019

Application date
May 01
Start date
Jul 29

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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