Do you love film, storytelling and fashion?

Get the latest knowledge in transmedia storytelling in fashion, with a focus on fashion film. Learn how to create a project from idea to concept development and end with a finished production.

About the programme

  • Facts

    Title: The Fashion Experience – Film and Transmedia Storytelling 

    Duration of the programme: 1 semester (30 ECTS) 

    Study start: End of August (Autumn semester) and beginning of February (Spring semester) 

    Where to study: Filmbyen ("Film City"), Aarhus C 

    Language: The programme is taught in English 

    Fact sheet: Fact Sheet for Partner Institutions of VIA School of Business, Technology and Creative Industries (pdf)

    See our brochure here

     

  • Structure and content

    The course revolves around film and transmedia storytelling in fashion – from idea and concept development to finished production

    The course has an international perspective and focuses on internationally-oriented projects in collaboration with both established and upcoming companies in the media and fashion industry. 

    Industry professionals and our Asssistant Professor will teach the course. The course is divided into 3 modules of 10 ECTS each, with graded projects concluding each module.

    Read more about the modules

    See our lecturers and partners at the exchange programme

    Download the course description (pdf)

  • Student life

    Study in creative surroundings - with a view of Aarhus harbour.

    The school is located in the midst of one of the strongest film and media centres in Denmark; in the heart of Filmby ("Film City") Aarhus. We benefit from close contact with related industries, from which we bring in a large number of guest lecturers. 

    The city of Aarhus is a vibrant university town, close to the beach and forests, with a population of 310,000 people including more than 60,000 students in higher education. That makes Aarhus a young city with a lot of opportunities for students, including cultural experiences and a great nightlife. 

    Visit www.visitaarhus.com for more information about the city

  • Enrolment

    We warmly welcome international students to study with us for a semester

    We warmly welcome international students. Studying at the school for a semester is a unique opportunity to specialise and dive into the field of transmedia – as well as an opportunity to get to know Denmark. 

    If your university does not have a partner agreement with VIA Film & Transmedia, it is still possible to study at VIA, but for a fee. Alternatively, you can ask the international coordinator at your institution to contact us about the possibility.

    If you are a graduate wishing to study for a semester with us to strengthen your profile, it is also possible to do so for a fee.

    Rikke Thomsen
    International Coordinator
    T: +45 87 55 05 53
    E: riht@via.dk 

    Language requirements

    VIA Film & Transmedia requires that you have an English level of B2 or higher.
     
    You are at B2 level if you can

    • Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation.
    • Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
    • Produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

    Other standards approximately equivalent to B2

    • IELTS: 5-6.5 (5 is borderline between B1 and B2)
    • TOEFL: 87 to 109
    • TOEIC: 400-485 (listening), 385-450 (reading)
    • Cambridge Exam: CAE (45 to 59) / FCE grade B or C / PET Pass with Distinction

    Other requirements 

    In order to apply, you should have completed at least two years of studies in related areas and be 18 years old or more.

  • How to apply

    If you would like to apply for the international semester at VIA Film & Transmedia, please do as follows:

    To apply for the international programme, download the Student Application Form and the Learning Agreement and follow the instructions. 

    Remember to clearly, state the period in which you wish to study. 

    Application deadlines

    • Autumn semester (August to December): 1 May 
    • Spring semester (February to June): 1 October 
    Note: We will accept applications after these dates if spots are available. 

    The student application and learning agreement, signed by your home institution, must be sent to: International Coordinator Rikke Thomsen at  riht@via.dk

    If you are accepted, we will return the signed student application together with an admissions letter. Before your arrival, we will email you an information package with start dates, schedule etc.

  • Fees and tuition

    Different fees are applicable, depending on applicant type
    • As a student from an exchange partner outside of EU, there is no tuition fee
    • As a student from an Erasmus exchange partner, there is no tuition fee and you have the opportunity to apply for an Erasmus grant
    • For applicants outside of an existing agreement, there is a fee of €7500 (€300).  

    Find the full payment schedule and Terms of Payment (pdf)

    All students enrolled in The Fashion Experience will have expenses of approx. DKK 2.200 (€300) for the semester. 

    Note: If a tuition fee is required from an applicant, please notice that you will always be invoiced directly from VIA University College. No partners are entitled to charge fees on behalf of our institution. 

    For more information

    Contact our International Coordinator: 

    Rikke Thomsen
    International Coordinator
    T: +45 87 55 05 53
    E: riht@via.dk 

    Read more about fees, finances and scholarships

  • Student counselling

    Need help before applying? 

    Please contact our International Coordinator if you have any questions. 

    Rikke Thomsen
    International Coordinator
    T: +45 87 55 05 53
    E: riht@via.dk

  • Contact

    We are located in the midst of one of the strongest film and media centres in Denmark, at the heart of Filmby ("Film City") Aarhus. 

    VIA Film & Transmedia 

    Filmbyen 2, 3rd floor 
    DK-8000 Aarhus C
    T: + 45 87 55 05 53 / +45 87 55 05 55
    E: transmedia@via.dk 

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Testimonials

Hear what students think about the programme and the study environment in Filmbyen, Aarhus. 

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Director of Research & Studies

Louis Thonsgaard talks about the opportunities for exchange and collaboration.