VIA University College is a university college (professionshøjskole) organisation in Central Denmark Region, Denmark, established in January 2008. It is present in the region with a total of eight campuses.
University colleges in Denmark
The university colleges in Denmark were established as a result of a series of mergers of smaller educational centres in 2007. VIA is one of those university colleges. From January 2008, all medium higher education in the Central Region previously under CVU (Center for Higher Education), became organized as one unit under VIA. As a result of these mergers, VIA became the third largest educational institution following Copenhagen University and Aarhus University with approximately 2,000 employees and 20,000 students.
Nowadays, VIA University College offers vocational bachelor courses of the following types:
pedagogical, health professional, and technical-commercial. In addition, VIA also offers a two-year high school exam. Overall,