Welcome to Campus Silkeborg – near lakes and forests

Campus Silkeborg is a small campus for nurses, teachers and social educators. The campus is located near lakes and forests and in walking distance of town.

About Campus Silkeborg

  • Facts

    Campus Silkeborg is a modern campus that houses both student teachers, social educators and student nurses.

    Programmes in Danish

    Additional activities

    • Continuing Education 

    Key figures

    • Number of students: 1200 
    • Number of international students: 40 
    • Number of employees: 100
  • Facilities

    Campus Silkeborg offers modern facilities and an ideal environment for the academic and social life on campus. 

    At Campus Silkeborg classes are held in modern classrooms, and there are large, open spaces ideal for studying in groups as well as for socializing. 

    Campus Silkeborg offers: 

    • A spacious canteen focusing on health and organic food 
    • A well-equipped library with ample space for contemplation and studying 
    • A large sport centre with facilities for at variety of athletic activities      
    • A new multi-purpose facility which contributes to strengthening the multidisciplinary environment and academic life on campus 
    • A bright auditorium for lectures and various types of presentation 
    • Plenty of lounge areas for group work and social interaction 
    • A large student café for socializing and parties 
    • Student club facilities for the Friday Bar and other social activities 

    With your student card, you have access to the campus outside of class hours.

  • 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. 


    Steen Lembcke
    T: +45 28 69 38 56
    E: sle@via.dk 

    Read more about VIA Student Incubator

  • Housing

    As a student at VIA in Silkeborg, you can find housing at a variety of price ranges.
    Go to our housing page to read more about the specific options in Silkeborg.
  • Transportation

    It is easy to get to Campus Silkeborg by car or by mass transit.

    From the railway station there are busses that stop just outside Campus Silkeborg. 

    You can use the online journey planner to plan your trip (also in English)

    Biking in Silkeborg 

    You can also bike to campus. Biking is very popular in Denmark, and you can buy a bike cheaply or rent one if you like. 

    Silkeborg is generally very bike-friendly, and there are many biking lanes in most of the Silkeborg area. 

    Get directions to Campus Silkeborg

  • Contact

    You are always welcome to contact us at Campus Silkeborg.

    VIA University College
    Campus Silkeborg
    Nattergalevej 1
    DK-8600 Silkeborg 

    T: +45 87 55 00 35
    E: silkeborg@via.dk 

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Silkeborg: Culture and student life

Welcome to Silkeborg City. See the lakes, the River Gudenå and the forest.

Students from Campus Silkeborg

Experience student life at Campus Silkeborg

See the image gallery with pictures from Campus Silkeborg.

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