global nutrition

Get to know more about nutrition and health in a broader perspective

As an exchange student you will get an international perspective on how to promote health and prevent diseases.

About the programme

  • Facts

    Title: Global Nutrition and Health

    Duration of the Programme: Usually one semester (30 ECTS) but longer stay is possible

    Programme start: Week 5 and 35 

    Study location: Aarhus. Read more about Campus Aarhus N

    Language: English

    Curriculum: See the curriculum for the full degree programme (pdf)
  • Structure and content

    You can choose between four different exchange semesters.

    An Erasmus exchange programme usually has a duration of one semester (30 ECTS).

    As an exchange student at Global Nutrition and Health, you can choose between four different exchange semesters. All lectures and literature are in English.

    Two exchange semesters start in week 5:

    Two exchange semesters start in week 35:

  • Enrolment

    We expect you to have completed one year study at your home university before you apply for our exchange programme.
    We only accept exchange students who are already studying in the field of nutrition and health, health promotion and prevention, health intervention and foods. You need to have completed the first year of study at your home university.

    We work in close cooperation with different universities. This collaboration is to ensure that each course you complete successfully at VIA University College is credited at the home university.

    Exchange agreement needed

    Please note that we accept students from universities with which we have an exchange agreement only.

    If your university does not have an exchange agreement, please ask your coordinator to contact us in order to investigate the options of making one. 

    We can help you arrange accommodation

    When you have been accepted as an exchange student, we will arrange your accommodation unless you would like to do so yourself. You will be a resident in our student accommodation in the Danish city of Aarhus.
  • How to apply

    Before you apply, you must be nominated at your home university.

    If you are interested in studying with us as an Erasmus exchange student, we recommend that you contact the international coordinator at your own university beforehand.

    You are also free to contact our international coordinator


    Nomination deadlines (for international coordinators at VIAs partner institutions)

    1 April for the study start in week 35

    1 October for the study start in week 5

    Send your nomination to



    Information before arrival

    After we have received your nomination, we will contact you to notify you whether you have been accepted in our institution.

    Before your arrival, you will receive information about your stay and you will be giving a buddy, who e.g. will receive you upon arrival and take you to your accommodation (if you wish so).

  • Fees and tuition

    Usually exchange students do not pay tuition fees.
    Exchange students pay no tuition fees if they come from a University with which we have an exchange agreement.
  • Student counselling

    Need help before applying? 
    It might be helpful for you to talk to an international coordinator if you are unsure as to whether or not the programme is the right one for you.

    Contact the international coordinator
  • Contact

    You are always welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

    VIA Global Nutrition and Health
    Campus Aarhus N
    Hedeager 2
    8200 Aarhus N


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VIA Campus N

Student life on campus

The exchange programme is located on Campus Aarhus N. 

Dialogue and teaching

Teaching Style

In Denmark, teaching is based on interaction and dialogue between lectures and students.