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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 1 semester


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!


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.


Exchange students do not pay tuition.

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

Spring 2023

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Campus Aarhus C


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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