VIA Onboarding Camp

Get a head start on your life in Denmark by joining our Onboarding Camp in August.​

Join us

What is Onboarding Camp?

VIA’s Onboarding Camp is a unique opportunity to prepare for your studies, life and future career in Denmark. Join the camp for the best beginning to your new everyday life in Denmark, get ahead academically, while getting to know your new city and fellow international students.

Take Aways

- Danish language proficiency - Learning how to build a career in Denmark - Building a social and professional network - Access to continuing Danish lessons on campus - Field trips and social events


Horsens: 16-21 August 2023

Herning: 29 August - 1 September 2023

Programme: T.B.A.

Price: EUR75

Reg. deadline: T.B.A. 

About the camps

  • VIA's Onboarding Camps 2023 will take place on Campus Horsens and Campus Herning and will include an introduction to life in Danmark as well as social events.

    Specific programmes will be announced in the late spring of 2023.

    Here is some of what your will get if you join VIA Onboarding Camp 2023:

    • Danish lessons
    • Tour of campus and a chance to meet teachers and mentors
    • Introduction to Danish culture
    • Meet Danish companies for an introduction to building a career in Denmark
    • Social events, networking and field trips.
    • And much more…
  • When?

    Horsens: 16-21 August 2023 (no programme during the weekend)

    Herning: 28 August - 1 September


    Campus Horsens
    Banegårdsgade 2
    8700 Horsens


    Campus Herning
    Birk Centerpark 5
    7400 Herning


    The specific programmes for will be announced during summer 2023


    Housing during the camp is, as is the case during your studies at VIA, your own responsibility. Find information on housing options in each of our campus cities here
    Start looking for accommodation as soon as possible. Good options fill up quickly.

    Q&A session

    In June, we will host a Q&A session on the Onboarding Camps. Date and registration pending.

    * NB! VIA is entitled to cancel the camp if it has less than 30 registrants.

  • Registration for Onboarding Camp 2023 will open late spring. Keep an eye on this page.

    Places at VIA’s Onboarding Camp are limited and awarded on first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your place, please fill in the form above. You can pay the entrance fee now or, wait until you have received your admittance letter and accepted your study place

    When your registration is completed, you will receive a confirmation email along with payment information. Your place at the camp is secured once you have paid the entrance fee.  

    Note: In case you are not accepted at VIA, your entrance fee will be refunded.

  • Get in touch if you have questions

    The Onboarding Team

Meet former participants

Meet Paloma and Michail

Paloma from Latvia, new student at Global Business Engineering and Michail from Greece, new student at Global Nutrition and Health both participated at Onboarding Camp 2020.  They both learned a lot of Danish and enjoyed the social aspects of the camp.

Watch the videos to the right to learn more about their experiences ->

Paloma student at VIA University College
Participants at Employability Camp 2020

Why Join?

98% of participants at Onboarding Camp 2020 would recommend the camp to other international students.

100% of participants in 2020 were either "Very satisfied" or "Satisfied" with the camp.

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