Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences is one of nine regional academies of higher education in Denmark and has campuses in eight different Danish cities - Viborg, Randers, Grenaa, Hadsten, Hobro, Horsens, Skive and Silkeborg.
Dania Academy develops and offers practice-oriented higher-education programmes at undergraduate level (AP and BA degrees). Our programmes combine theory with practice and we highly value tuition in small teams and group and project work. We have strong ties to and work closely together with the industry introducing real-life cases and internships for our students.
We are a University of Applied Sciences and the programmes we offer focus on applied degrees within technology, IT, business and health. Five of our 21 programmes are taught in English.
With nearly 2500 full-time students, of which 320 are international, and a high number of part-time students, we play an important role within education in Denmark.
Dania Academy, University of Applied Sciences officially opened on 1 January 2009 and has around 155 full-time employees.
Dania offers the following study programmes taught in English:
Hospitality and Tourism Management
International Hospitality Management
It is the mission of Dania to develop and offer Academy Profession Degree Programmes, both as full-time and as part-time educations, of the highest quality regionally, nationally and internationally in close cooperation with the business world. We educate the most demanded AP graduates within our field of expertise and through our strong links to the business world; our graduates are educated and ready to immediately enter into a job function. Our students have qualifications that are relevant and applicable to the business world, as these skills are continually developed in close cooperation with our business partners. Within our field of expertise, we continually cooperate with research-based educational institutes nationally and internationally with the purpose of collecting, processing and communicating new knowledge both academically and pedagogically.
It is the vision of Dania to be an innovative, quality-conscious and well-functioning academy with high academic standards and involved lecturers. Business Academy Dania is known for being an institution with room for differences and where innovation and entrepreneurship is the focal point in class, in which students and lecturers interact and cooperate with the business world. We have eight campuses, located in Grenaa, Hadsten, Hobro, Horsens, Randers, Silkeborg, Skive, and Viborg, in the heart of Jutland. It is our vision to promote ourselves as a regionally responsible academy that accommodates the educational needs, with a focus on AP Degree Programmes. Also, we accommodate specific regional needs, which ensure a flexible relationship with professional bachelor’s degrees and relevant further education.
Research and Developement
All our educational programmes are based on knowledge, which takes its departure in interaction and relationships between research, education and the practical.
We integrate knowledge and the most central tendencies from our educational programme focus areas, experiences and results from relevant, current and practical trial and development work. Also, we include new and relevant research knowledge.
Lecturers are important in relation to Dania’s knowledge. In cooperation with our students, our lecturers participate in development projects and work with businesses.
This school offers programs in: