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Occupational Therapy (exchange programme)

Short-term programme of Occupational Therapy, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus N
Duration Individual


Join the Occupational Therapy exchange programme for an international exchange experience and get a deeper understanding of occupational therapy on a professional and personal level.

An exchange programme at the Department of Occupational Therapy is planned individually for each student. The exchange programme can consist of a theoretical teaching, clinical training or a combination of both. A typical Erasmus exchange programme consist of 10 weeks clinical training and 3 weeks theoretical teaching.

Students will learn how to make creative solutions to help citizens to master everyday tasks. In addition, you will learn to handle and analyse human needs, communication and how to support citizens/patients in handling life crises. As an exchange student, you will also be trained in handling intercultural communication and be introduced to the Danish healthcare system.

Study start is planned individually for each student.

Read more about the exchange programme here!


We only accept exchange students that are already studying Occupational Therapy, and you need to have completed a year and a half (the first three semesters) at your home institution. 

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 N


Campus Aarhus N is home to seven of VIA's health professional programmes. This means that students become part of a community of health professionals located close to Aarhus University Hospital.
The campus was opened by HRH Crown Princess Mary on 11th October 2011 and has a modern expression with attractive classrooms, large auditoriums, laboratories, gymnasiums and kitchens with the newest equipment. In addition, the building has a large atrium, common areas for group work and studying and a large canteen with healthy food at student friendly prices.  

  • Students: 2.600
  • International students: 150
  • Employees: 400
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