Birk Centerpark 40
DK-7400 Herning
Tel +45 9626 1111
E- mail:mail@expat-in.dk


 Studying in Herning and Ikast-Brande

The presence of interesting courses and a high professional level is required to be an attractive educational center.

Youth Study Programmes

The youth study programmes usually takes two to four years and the students are between the ages of 15 and 20. It is compulsory and usually free of charge to attend the youth study programmes. The students can choose among a variety of programmes; academically or practically oriented.

Youth study progamme opportunities in Denmark:

  • The Higher Preparatory Examination (HF)
  • Higher Commercial Examination Programme (HHX)
  • The Higher Technical Examination Programme (HTX)
  • High School (Gymnasium)
  • Vocational Training and Apprenticeship
  • Basic Social and Health Education

Social & SundhedsSkolen

The Social & Health Care College Herning is for students who want to work with the elderly, the sick and disabled or with children and young people.

Here you can acquire professional qualifications, in-service training in the area of social and health care, and the relevant teaching methods. You will be ensured a professional quality, which takes account of societal change and future needs.

IB Diploma Programme

The IB Diploma Programme is provided by Ikast-Brande Gymnasium (high school). The programme is internationally recognized and it gives students ac­cess to universities in more than 100 countries.

The IB Diploma Programme provides you with:

  • A unique combination of high academic standards
  • A challenging curriculum with a global outlook
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse learning environment

The Ikast-Brande Gymnasium has a strong focus on student success and keeping a high quality of the IB Diploma Programme as a standard. Their dedicated teachers foster learning experiences that prompt students to think critically and creatively to solve real-life problems. 

Study programmes

A close partnership exists between Herning’s educational institutions and the local business life. This creates unique opportunities for you as a student, e.g. in relation to traineeships and mentor schemes. Many of the region’s higher education institutions also offer international courses.


Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) is Aarhus University’s institute for research and tertiary education in Herning. The Institute is a branch of the School of Business and Social Sciences, which has the recognised international accreditations AACSB and EQUIS.

Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) offers six high quality bachelor courses, two master courses and a number of postgraduate and in-service training courses – all within the fields of engineering, business economics, management, business communication, and multimedia.

VIA Teko Design and Business 

VIA Design in Herning and Aarhus is a part of VIA University College. Teko is the largest design and business academy in Scandinavia and it is known for its close cooperation with the business community. Teko offers a variety of business and design programmes within the furniture, fashion and lifestyle sectors, this is Branding and Marketing, Management and Fashion Design.

VIA University College – Social Education in Ikast

Ikast Social Education (pædagoguddannelsen) is a professional bachelor course. The course provides broad general competence in the entire field of working with children and the young, disabled people, or people with social problems. The education is structured to provide a fruitful interchange between theoretical studies at the College and three trainee periods.

Erhvervsakademiet MidtVest

The business college Erhvervsakademiet MidtVest offers a wide range of tertiary courses, both full and part time, within the mercantile, technical, and information technology fields.

The courses are structured to integrate theory with practice and form the launching pad for interesting and versatile jobs in the business world. We emphasise professionalism, involvement, creativity and development in our study environment.

Agroskolen Hammerum

Agroskolen Hammerum is an agricultural school with a focus on agriculture, technology and sustainability.

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