Students walking up the stairs

Modern campus in downtown Randers

Campus Randers is a modern campus with room for both academic immersion and social activities. It is located in downtown Randers, near the bus station, cafes and shopping.

About Campus Randers

  • Facts

    Programmes in Danish

    Programmes in English

    Key figures 

    • Number of students: 800 
    • Number of international students: 30 
    • Number of employees: 70
  • Facilities

    Fun student environment with an extensive library, roof garden and well-equipped classrooms.

    Campus Randers is open for students 24 hours a day. Our canteen, Café GAIA Papaya, serves a tasty se-lection of lunch dishes you can also enjoy outdoors on our beautiful roof garden. The library is a centre for knowledge, learning and information. Here you can make use of more than 21,000 knowledge sources or the wireless internet connection. There are also many group workspaces for school-related meetings and discussions. 

    All of our rooms are supplied with the latest technical equipment, including projectors, sound equipment and interactive whiteboards. 

    In the cafe area you can hang out with your fellow students and play foosball if you want. There are also several sofa groups placed around campus where you can relax and have fun with students from many different programmes. 

    The facilities include: 

    • A large auditorium for lectures and presentations 
    • Sunny classrooms 
    • Several group rooms with space for academic immersion 
    • Simulation laboratories with computer-operated patient models for nursing students 
    • Well-equipped workshops for creative subjects and a room for music and drama for social education students 
    • Three large and bright movement rooms equipped with fitness balls and other training equipment for psychomotor students 
    • Student library with more than 21,000 materials and room for group work. 
    • Canteen with health, organic food 
    • Café area with foosball 
    • Large roof garden that forms an extension of the canteen, with a good overview of the town 
    • Free wifi 
    • Easy access to a copier and a printer 
    • Student Incubator Randers, if you want to work with innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Activities

    You'll have the opportunity to take part in both academic events and parties.  

    At Campus Randers we have a tradition of regular events throughout the year in which you are welcome to participate if you want. 

    • Intro party for new students as part of the study start process 
    • Summer fest 
    • Graduation parties 
    • Christmas party 
    Various committees also arrange activities on an ongoing basis. 
    • Cross-programme events and lectures 
    • Friday bar 
    • Events with a focus on health and exercise, such as Schools On The Run
  • VIA Student Incubator

    VIA students learn to develop and carry out new ideas and projects.

    At the VIA Student Incubator, students work with innovation and entrepreneurship. They learn to develop and generate new ideas and projects. 

    This can be the student's own ideas or external projects being carried out in co-operation with local institutions and companies, municipalities or regions.

    Contact 

    Coordinator
    Jan Erik Røjkjær Rasmussen
    T: +45 87 55 35 74
    E: jrr@via.dk

    Read more about VIA Student Incubator


  • Accommodation

    Do you need finding accommodation in Randers?

    When you have been accepted as an exchange student VIA will help you to arrange accommodation, unless you would like to do so yourself. We suggest that you live in Randers in a student residence hall with your own room, bathroom, and shared kitchen facilities. 

    See more information about the dormitory “Randers Kollegiegaard”

    Accommodation for full-degree students 

    If you are accepted for one of VIA's full-degree programmes, you must find your own accommodation. 

    Randers has a wide selection of apartments and dormitory rooms. Private room rentals also a possibility. 

    You can read more about student life and inexpensive student housing in Randers at workandlive.randers.dk

  • Transportation

    There are good train and bus connections to Campus Randers.

    Campus Randers is located only 400 meters from Randers Bus Station, where there is a direct connection to Tirstrup Airport. 

    From Randers Bus Station you can also catch a bus to the city's train station about 1.6km away, where you can make a connection to larger cities in Denmark such as Aarhus, Aalborg and Copenhagen. 

    Take your bike 

    Another way to get around is with a bike. Biking is very popular in Denmark, and you can easily buy a bicycle inexpensively. In Randers there are special bicycle lanes downtown and along the Guden River. 

    Plan your journey at ”rejseplanen.dk” (also in English and German) 

    Get directions to Campus Randers

  • Contact

    You are always welcome to contact us 

    VIA University College
    Jens Otto Krags Plads 3
    DK– 8900 Randers 

    T: + 45 87 55 00 15 

    Phone hours

    Monday-Thursday 07:30-15:30
    Friday 07:30-14:30 

    Opening hours 

    Monday-Friday 07:30-15:30 

    Students and employees have access to Campus Randers 24 hours a day. 

    Find us on Google Maps

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Study environment on campus

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