International Health Summer School 2016, Denmark

Publish Date: Oct 12, 2016

About the programme

  • Subject: International health
  • Duration of the summer school: 2 weeks (4 ECTS)
  • Course period: August 2017, exact dates are coming up
  • Language: All courses are taught in English
  • Course fee: Coming up
  • Application deadline: Coming up

About the courses

You will be taught by some of the most gifted researchers in health care and welfare technology and will get a chance to get out of the classroom and experience the Danish welfare system.
More information about 2017 theme is coming up later.

Teaching style

The programme includes both theoretical presentations on campus and visits to elder care centres and hospitals.

Your learning process will be supported by teambuilding, reflection groups, and presentations in workshops.

Participation will give you access to professional input, new networks and an appreciation of the varying perspectives that result from cultural differences.

Learn about Denmark the fun way

In afternoon and evenings, tutors arrange a variety of events to expand your knowledge of Danish cuisine, nature and culture and to promote cultural exchange between students from many countries.

You can decide for yourself the extent to wish you want to participate in these activities.

The final programme and topics for each day will be send to participants before the course starts.

In 2016 the offerings included

  • A visit to the ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
  • Enjoy a typical Danish breakfast in a private home – Learn how to make Danish 'smørrebrød'
  • Visit Aarhus by night
  • Take a walk by the beach in Aarhus
  • Visit The Old Town – a Danish open-air museum
  • Visit the Queen’s summer residence


You must arrange accommodation yourself.

All participants in the International Health Summer School must book and pay for their own food, lodgings, and transport.

A number of places to stay in Aarhus are listed below. This list is not in any particular order.

Some hotels in Aarhus

CABINN Hotel Aarhus is situated in the centre of Aarhus.
City Sleep-Inn is also located in the centre of Aarhus
Danhostel Aarhus is located in the middle of the forest Risskov - 5 kilometres from the city centre.
There are also plenty of opportunities for bed and breakfast accommodation in the Aarhus area.

How to apply

All students in health-related programmes from around the world can apply to participate in the programme.
The International Health Summer School is designed for both Danish and international students.

You must be a student in a health-related programme that is at bachelor’s level or above.

The summer school is open to all students studying to become:

  • Nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychomotor therapists
  • Bioanalysts
  • Radiographers
  • Midwives
  • Nutrition and health specialists
  • Previously students from engineering and doctor programmes have also participated in the International Health Summer
  • School. Contact us for more information.


More information is coming up.

Practical information

The course fee does not include food or accommodation expenses.
The course fee is DKK 950.

Expenses for food and lodgings are extra.


The literature covered will be in English. Once you have registered for the summer school, you will receive more information regarding your compulsory reading list.

There are no additional charges for books, since all course materials will be available online. You will, however, need to pay any expenses connected to printing out the course materials.

You will receive the literature list no later than four weeks prior to the summer school.


You can buy your meals at the canteen on campus.

Transport to and from Campus Aarhus N

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark and it is connected by train and bus from Copenhagen - Denmark's capital. The closest airport is Tirstrup Airport, which is about 50km from Aarhus.

Campus Aarhus N is located in the Skejby neighbourhood, five kilometres north of the main train station in Aarhus.

From the main train station there are regular busses to Skejby, with a stop just a few minutes' walk from Campus Aarhus N.

For more information click "Further official information" below. 

Further Official Information

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