Campus Aarhus

Campus Aarhus

Aarhus, Denmark

Campus Aarhus

About VIA University College

VIA University College is located in Horsens, Aarhus and Herning. We offer a wide range of professional bachelor programmes within the areas of construction, engineering and business.

Our study programmes are designed in close cooperation with relevant industries and taught by highly qualified teachers with experience in relevant areas. This ensures that the curriculum stays in touch with the ever changing needs of a global world, and also ensures that our students graduate as fully qualified professionals.

Campus Horsens

The department in Horsens is the largest with around 3,800 students of which approximately half are international students coming from more than 60 different countries, read more below.

Campus Aarhus

In Aarhus, three of our programmes take place at VIA’s departments in Mejlgade and Halmstadsgade.

Campus Herning

In Herning, one of our programmes takes place at VIA’s department called VIA Design. All of our departments have an active student life and excellent student support services, read more below.

About Campus Aarhus

Campus Aarhus is a totally new and modern campus with many specialties and a wide variety of international and Danish-language programmes. 

Campus Aarhus is located in the center of Aarhus – the second largest city in Denmark with approximately 320 000 inhabitants.

The campus is spread over 5 buildings on a total of 46 000 square meters right in the centre of Aarhus. 

Campus Aarhus contains:

  • Hundreds of spacious teaching and classrooms with the newest technical equipment 
  • Large and bright auditoriums for lectures and speeches 
  • Practice rooms for dance and other forms of movement and with the latest sports equipment 
  • Stages for theatre performances and concerts 
  • A roof running track with a view of the internationally-famous Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus City Hall and the rest of downtown Aarhus. 
  • Lots of sofa areas for group work and social time plus open environments with high ceilings and big windows to let in the sun 
  • A canteen with good, healthy food 
  • Large student café for socializing, Friday bar and music 
  • A well-equipped library with space for academic immersion 

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

Study in the centre of Aarhus 

The campus is located in the centre of Aarhus with outdoor areas near the river. It is within walking distance to the railway station and bus station.

VIA Student Incubator

At the VIA Student Incubator, students work with innovation and entrepreneurship. They learn to develop and generate new ideas and projects. 

This might be the student’s own ideas, or external projects being carried out in co-operation with local institutions and companies, municipalities or regions. 

Activities and advisory services 

VIA Student Incubator in Aarhus offers free innovation activities and advisory services about entrepreneurship. We also offer office space in town to VIA students. 


Aarhus – city with active culture and student life

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark. The city have a rich student environment. More about the location, read below.

Read more:
Campus Horsens
Campus Herning
City Aarhus


Programme Level Years Tuition fee
Tuition fee
Study Start
Value Chain Management Ba € 0 € 5 285 , ,
Construction Technology AP € 0 € 7 550
Architectural Technology and Construction Management Ba € 0 € 6 571 ,
Global Business Engineering Ba € 0 € 6 777


Here you can see the approximate living expenses at VIA University College – Campus Aarhus

Monthly expenses:

Type of costs First month (EUR) Other months (EUR)
Rent (single room in a dormitory) 360 – 390 360 – 390
Deposit for the accommodation (usually 3 months’ rent) 416 – 1300 0
Study books (depending on your programme) 190 – 620 0
Application fee (only non-EU applicants) 100 0
Internet (if not included in the rent) 15 15
Food 100 – 200 100 – 200
Bus card (monthly season ticket) 55 55
Mobile phone 25 – 50 25 – 50
TOTAL 1161‬ – 2730 555‬‬ – 710

Other expenses:

Type of costs (EUR)
Bike (second-hand) 40 – 08
Study trip (on the 2nd semester, if any) 300 – 600
A dish in the canteen 4 – 5
A cup of coffee in the canteen 1 – 2
A beer in the VIA student bar 3 – 5

One of the world’s smallest big cities – with everything a city needs.

There is always something to experience in Aarhus.

Live music festivals and events are organised throughout the year, a fascinating nightlife is available, beautiful beaches abound, amazing forests to explore, and warm cosy restaurants, cafes and pubs to go to when you feel hungry or simply just because you want to enjoy your café latte.

The youngest city in Denmark

With a population of 300.000, Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark. The city is an attractive education centre with Denmark’s largest concentration of students. Nearly 16% of the inhabitants in Aarhus are students – that is more than 40.000 students gathered in one city. Aarhus is, therefore, the youngest city in Denmark.

The Capital of Culture

2017 its titles included European Capital of Culture and European Region of Gastronomy (the latter was awarded to Aarhus and the larger central Denmark region).

Vibrant city

The ever-expanding menu of architectural landmarks, lauded restaurants, bars, and boutiques is a mark of a vibrant city on the rise. It’s a great place to explore as a student!

Places to explore

The Old Town

Den Gamle By – The Old Town Museum is where history becomes alive.


the ARoS Art Museum is internationally recognized and admired, and in the Moesgaard Museum archaeology and ethnography is presented innovatively in a breathtaking architectural setting.

Tivoli Friheden

Of course, there is also the amusement park Tivoli Friheden loaded with fun and action.