VIA University College

As Denmark's largest university college with focus on applied science, we are an internationally oriented institution of higher education and help develop the future of public and private professions. 

VIA is the largest of Denmark’s seven university colleges. Our programmes, courses and research focus on professional practice in areas such as healthcare, teaching, social education, technology, business and design.
Danish university colleges are universities of applied sciences and offer the majority of the country's professional bachelor degree programmes. VIA's programmes combine research-based teaching with practical training in public and private companies.
VIA has eight campusses in the Central Denmark Region and is headquartered in Aarhus.

  • 42 professional bachelor degree programmes, of which about half are in English
  • 18,500 students, of which about 2,500 are international
  • 20,000 participants in continuing education
  • 2,100 faculty and staff
  • 18 research and development centres and programmes
  • Exchange of students and faculty
  • Double-degree programmes
  • International summer schools
  • Short and tailor-made courses – in Denmark and internationally
  • Conferences and seminars
  • Consultancy services and export of knowhow

VIA Faculty of Continuing Education offers skills development, adult learning as well as development projects. We train professionals for private companies and public organisations. VIA Faculty of Continuing Education offers:

  • Continuing education
  • Courses, conferences and seminars
  • Projects and development activities
  • Consultancy on organisational development 

We offer 36 diploma programmes and eight associate profession programmes in Danish. 

Study programmes available in:


  • Marketing management
  • International sales and marketing management
  • Value chain management


  • Fashion design
  • Pattern design
  • Purchasing management
  • Branding and marketing management
  • Retail design
  • Retail management
  • Communication and media strategy
  • Entrepreneurship


  • Civil engineering
  • Global business engineering
  • ICT engineering
  • Materials science and product design
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Supply engineering

We educate skilled professionals with innovative, cross-disciplinary and research-based skills to help develop the healthcare of the future. We develop knowledge and educate graduates to drive growth and create new solutions to environmental, business and societal challenges. We offer: 

  • Bachelor-degree programmes 
  • BA top-up programmes 
  • AP-degree programmes 
  • Exchange programmes 
  • Master's degree in European Construction Engineering  
  • Summer schools 
  • Project and consultancy work 

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