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Danish Language and Culture

Summer School of Language and culture,
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Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Horsens
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 990 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 990 EUR
Website https://en.via.dk/programmes/business/danish-language-and-culture-summer-school

Description

Subject: Danish Language and Culture
Dates: 27 July - 14 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: 15 MayApril 2020.
Location:  
Sprogcenter Midt, Emil Møllersgade 30, 8700 Horsens

Classes:
20 lessons per week, from 9:00am – 1:00pm, Monday - Friday. Danish classes will be organized around the three key themes:
  • Danish welfare and historical background
  • Living and working in Denmark
  • Danish values and democracy

Cultural and social activities:

Afternoons and evenings. Activities will provide participants with experience, knowledge and background understanding of the key themes.

Teaching style in Danish classes:
Identification of individual and collective goals, which will be reached through active participation in dialogues, group work, workshops as well as individual exercises. Feedback will be given after student presentation of an aspect of the key theme of the week.

The course will introduce you to Danish language and culture and give you (basic) skills and knowledge to understand the Danish society and interact with Danish people.
Your communicative skills will be enhanced while working with themes such as your personal presentation, 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 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 style:
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 includes reading and writing and involves working with multimedia and exploring aspects of Danish lifestyle by 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.


Read more about Sprogcenter Midt here.

Admission  

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

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

Tuition

EU- and Non-EU citizens = 990 EUR

Course fee includes:
Classes and tuition
Social programme

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


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




27 July - 14 August 2020

Application date
May 15
Start date
Jul 27

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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