VIA University College

Year of foundation: 2008
Approx. number of students: 20,000
Period of study: Early February - End June, End August - End January
MCI partner since: 2013

The City

Horsens is located on Jutland (the mainland of Denmark). It has a population of approx. 55,000 persons. The city is currently undergoing a positive development with new industry moving to Horsens, or expanding their activities already in Horsens. A lot of electronics and graphical companies are based there. Horsens also has the only Industrial Museum in Denmark.

The University

VIA University College is one of eight new regional organizations of different study sites in Denmark offering bachelor courses of all kinds in all of Central Denmark Region.
It was established in January 2008. From January 2008 all VIA medium higher education in the Central Region, which previously came under CVU'erne (Center for Higher Education). VIA University College is Denmark's third largest educational institution after Copenhagen University and Aarhus University.
VIA has approximately 2,000 employees and 20,000 students. VIA operates within the pedagogical and social professional, the health professional and the technical-commercial area.
Overall VIA offers over 50 higher education in Danish or sometimes in English, with vocational education and participating in various research and development projects.
VIA is headquartered in Aarhus, but the activities anchored on seven campuses spread over 39 locations throughout the region