Students at Campus Horsens

Obtain basic Danish skills and
an understanding of Danish culture

Danish Language and Culture

Summer School

Explore the Danish language, culture and welfare society through this summer school at Sprogcenter Midt. Through intensive Danish classes, the programme offers you an opportunity to obtain basic oral and written skills as well as a fundamental understanding of Danish society and culture 

About the programme

  • Facts and information

    Subject: Danish Language and Culture

    Duration: 3 weeks

    Dates: 29 July - 16 August 

    Language: English

    Credits: None

    Academic level: None

    Prerequisites: English B2 level. No Danish skills required. Only international students can apply.

    Maximum enrolment: No maximum enrolment.

    Housing: VIA Summer School offers housing service. Read more here

    Application deadline: 1 May, 2018, however courses with available places will remain open for application until 15 June.

    Location: Sprogcenter Midt, Emil Møllersgade 30, 8700 Horsens

  • Content

    In this course you will obtain basic Danish skilla and knowledge on Danish society and culture

    The course will introduce you to Danish language and culture and give you basic skills and knowledge to understand Danish society and interact with Danish people.
    Your communicative skills will be enhanced, while working with themes such as presentation skills, exploring the lifestyle and routines of Danish people and working and studying in Denmark. Furthermore, aspects of historical, societal and cultural interest will be included as cases or background material, developing your understanding of Danish lifestyle and society.
    The programme includes three excursions (organized in the afternoon, additional to the classes) to cultural, societal or historical sites, such as museums, City Hall, secondary schools, workplaces, etc. The excursions are mandatory and will provide hands-on knowledge and material for individual presentations or group work.

    Teaching and exam

    The programme is based on active participation in dialogues, group work, workshops as well as individual exercises. Homework equivalent to 1-2 hours per day including reading and writing and also involves working with multimedia and exploring aspects of Danish lifestyle through conducting interviews with Danish people. Individual feedback is provided regularly during the programme and the overall learning outcome will be evaluated/tested towards the end of the programme.

  • Tuition and fees

    Accommodation, meals, insurance, visa and travelling expenses are not included in the fee

    EU and non-EU citizens = 500 EUR

    Course fee includes

    Classes and tuition
    Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
    Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
    Personalised graduation certificate

    Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

  • Contact

    You are always welcome to contact us for further information

    Use this form or contact us via the details below


    VIA University College

    Anna Kronborg Bell

    Project Manager

    VIA Summer School

    +45 87551505