How to apply for VIA Exchange

How to complete the application

You must register before you can access the application form. If you have problems registering please follow this short guide. If you have problems registering please contact us at

You will need to upload the following documents in the online application. Please have them ready to speed up the application process:

  • Copy of identity document (mandatory)
  • Identity photo (mandatory)
  • Academic transcript of records (mandatory)
  • Motivation letter (mandatory)
  • Learning agreement (if ready at time of application)
  • Proof of language proficiency (if applicable)

Please make sure that you choose the correct degree programme.
Most Exchange programmes are listed under their own name, but be especially aware when asked about the degree programme in the form for the following exchange courses:  

Social Education:

Early Childhood Education
Heart - Head - Hands
Making a Business Case for Social Change
Nature, Health and Democracy
Outdoor Play and Learning
Social Entrepreneurship
Sino-Danish Cooperation Programme of Preschool Education (double degree)

Teacher Education:

International Class in Teacher Education

Social Work:

Working in Context of Disaster or Conflict


VIA will confirm the approval of your application.