With 109,000 inhabitants, Aalborg is the 4th largest city in Denmark, placed at the banks of a big fjord (Limfjorden). Aalborg has developed from being dominated by the large industries of the past to being dominated by art, culture, music, shopping, a wide range of arrangements.
Jomfru Ane Gade is a spot for all students! It is Aalborg’s amusement street with Denmark’s longest continuous stretch of restaurants, clubs, cafés and bars. The largest carnival in Northern Europe takes place in late May.
Aalborg has motorways for easy access to other parts of Denmark and the international airport is only 20 minutes away from the center and can be reached by bus.
Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark with a population of 260.000 people, placed on the east cost of Jutland. Aarhus is easy accessible with train and car.
It has the highest percentage of students in Denmark with approximately 16%.
Despite the rapid development, Aarhus is a pleasant place to live because of its relaxing and serene environment due to its closeness to the beautiful forests and beaches. It is also a vibrant city with a mix of the old and the new; old because of its status as the second oldest city in Denmark, and new because of its average age of its population.
In Aarhus you can study at Business Academy Aarhus
Copenhagen is the capital and the biggest city of Denmark, with a population of 1.25 million inhabitants. It is situated on the eastern coast of Zealand, 42 km from Malmö, Sweden and 164 km from Odense. The city stretches across parts of the island of Amager. Copenhagen can be accessed by air from the airports of Copenhagen and Malmö.
The city is multicultural, the financial center of Denmark, the cultural life is rich and a special place is the "hippie-town" of Christiania.
The Danish capital is known as one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world.
Every day 1.2 million km are covered by Copenhagen's cyclists. Some 37% of all citizens cycle to work, school or university. The city's bicycle paths are extensive and well used. Bicycle paths are often separated from the main traffic lanes and sometimes have their own signal systems, giving the cyclists a lead of a couple of seconds to accelerate.
Esbjerg is a seaport city on the west coast of the Jutland in southwest Denmark. With a population of 72.000 it is the fifth-largest city in Denmark.
In addition to its fishing and shipping activities, it also became an important centre for agricultural exports. The harbour facilities are being expanded to answer the needs of the wind-turbine industry and container shipping traffic. Esbjerg is served by Esbjerg Airport with flights to Aberdeen and Stavanger, Norway. Billund airport is 1 hour away with car.
Haderslev has a population of 22,000 people, placed on the east coast of southern Jutland.
Haderslev is situated in a valley, leading from Vojens to Haderslev Fjord.
Haderslev was founded by Vikings at least a century before it was granted status as royal borough in 1292. From 1864 it was part of Prussia. In the 1920 vote, Haderslev came back to Denmark after 56 years in foreign reign.
Haderslev is today a modern city of trade and education. Being close to Germany, many companies in the city have trade/connections with the German market. The big church is a trademark for the city.
In Haderslev you can study at University College South.
Herning is situated in the mid-west of Jutland with 47,000 inhabitants.
Whether you are interested in nature or culture, city or country life, Herning has a lot to offer. Take a bike ride, go canoeing along the creek or simply go fishing in the Karup or Skjern River.
Herning has the history of textile industry, and now host the 2nd biggest fair-center in Denmark, messe center Herning. In the city you will also find charming cafés and night clubs for every taste.
In Herning you can study at VIA Design.
Hjörring is the capital of Vendsyssel, with 35,000 citizens. The city is more than 750 years old and has always been an important piece in the trade industry, due to the central location.
Although Hjörring has developed into a modern city, you can still feel the atmosphere of the well-preserved history of the city. Old original buildings and streets with cobble stones are still to be found alongside new shops and modern malls.
Art is highly valued in Hjörring, and if you take a stroll through town, you come across more than 160 remarkable sculptures by Danish and Nordic artists.
In Hjörring you can study at University College of Northern Denmark.
Horsens with 56,000 inhabitants is the 7th largest city in Denmark, and it lies at the end of Horsens Fjord in eastern Jutland. Horsens is 50 km south of Aarhus and 30 km north of Vejle, and approximately 200 km from Copenhagen.
In recent years, much effort has been made to expand and improve cultural events. International artists, such as Madonna, Iron Maiden, Joe Cocker, Elton John, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Tom Jones, Bryan Adams, David Bowie, José Carreras, , Westlife, R.E.M., Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams, The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, AC/DC, U2 have performed in Horsens.
Horsens also has it's very own music and art festival, Stoneass Festival,which is held every August at the former prison. One of the largest cultural events in Denmark is the annual European Medieval Festival on the last Friday and Saturday in August. The town centre of Horsens is transformed into the largest medieval market town in Northern Europe with activities and entertainment for families and children of all ages.
In Horsens you can study at VIA University College.
Kalundborg is a sea-side city on east Sjaelland founded in 1170 with now more than 16.000 inhabitants, 1,5 h away from Copenhagen. The city has the worlds first industrial symbiosis (1961), meaning that different industries benefit from each others waste! The Kalundborg Symbiosis is world famous in industrial circles. Many different industries have settled there for this reason Symbiosis Kalundborg
In Kalundborg you can study at University College Sjaelland.
Köge is located 40 kilometers south of Copenhagen. It is a city of 36,000 inhabitants, situated in a beautiful landscape. The Köge-area is a very pleasant place to live and to study.
The town is very old – it was first mentioned in the 11th century and became a market Centre and base for herring fishing in the late 13th century.
Köge is a very "hyggelig" (cosy) town that offers lots of small shops rather than one big shopping arcade, an old square in the town Centre which is used for markets selling meat, fish, flowers, fruit, vegetables, clothes, pottery, jewelry etc. The market is held every Saturday and Wednesday.
In Köge you can study at Zealand Institute of Business and Technology.
Naestved is located 40 minutes by train form Copenhagen in the south of Zealand. The city of Naestved has 42,000 inhabitants.
Naestved has roots as far back as 400-500 BC. Its location by the water has made the town attractive for trade and commerce dating back as far as the 12th century, hence making Naestved one of the oldest cities in Denmark.
Naestved is the cultural center of the Southern Zealand-region. "Studenternes Hus" downtown (House of Students) is also a widely known and frequently used venue for local and national acts, as well as mid-range artistes from abroad. Cheap entry fees and a relaxed atmosphere attract a young crowd.
The Susaa River is Denmark’s third longest river and flows through the city – surrounded on both sides by a large forest. Naestved has in recent years also become home to Bon-Bon land, an amusement park just 10 minutes from the city center.
In Naestved you can study at Zealand Institute of Business and Technology.
Odense is the third largest city in Denmark. It has a population of 173,000, and is the main city of the island of Funen (Fyn) in the geographic middle of Denmark.
By road, Odense is located 144 kilometres to from Aarhus and 167 kilometres to Copenhagen.
Tourism is an important source of income for the city. In 2011, Odense Zoo was Funen's most popular tourist attraction and the eleventh most popular in Denmark with 405,913 visitors. The zoo was founded in 1930 has roughly 2,000 animals, covering 147 species. In 2001, Odense Zoo inaugurated a DKK 60 million "Oceanium" featuring South American animal life.
In Odense you can study at Lillebaelt Academy.
Randers has 62,000 inhabitants and is the 6th biggest city of Denmark.
The city is situated at the bottom of Randers fjord and at the end of the biggest river in Denmark: Gudenaaen.
Randers is particularly known for its quite different attitude of being a medium size provincial town. Randers has one of the biggest rain forests in Europe, visited by guests from all parts of the world every year. And Randers has an exact copy of Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland, Memphis, a famous Elvis Presley museum.
In Randers you can study at Business Academy Dania.
Roskilde has 49,000 inhabitants. It is located 20 minutes by train from Copenhagen.
Roskilde is one of the oldest cities in Denmark. More than 1000 years ago the Vikings established a trading post that developed into a major town.
Highlights of Roskilde are Roskilde Cathedral where most of the Danish Kings and Queens are buried inside the church, The Viking Ship Museum, the Land of Legends and the Roskilde Rock Festival, which is one of the largest music festivals in the world.
In Roskilde you can study at Zealand Institute of Business and Technology.
The city of Slagelse has 32,000 inhabitants and it is one of the oldest cities in Denmark.
It was also the town where Hans Christian Andersen attended the "Latin School".
The town also has an active cultural life with a great cinema, Slagelse Theatre, the region's largest auditorium, Krabasken, Denmark's largest amateur theatre and Slagelse Musikhus, with its fantastic concert hall.
The beach can be reached in 20 minutes by bus. Copenhagen is within reach of 55 minutes by train, which departs every half hour from Slagelse train Station.
In Slagelse you can study at Zealand Institute of Business and Technology.
Sönderborg has 28,000 inhabitants and is situated in the very most southern part of Denmark, close to Germany.
The town of Sönderborg is home to Sönderborg Castle, the castle is in the centre of the town, and houses a museum focusing on the history and culture of the area. The old part of Sönderborg is on the island of Als, but some of its western suburbs have spread onto the mainland of Jutland into what had been the interior of the fortress of Dybböl. Sönderborg's history is closely related to the battle against Prussia in 1864, where Denmark lost a big territory.
Sönderborg has many students, because also University of Southern Denmark (SDU) has a big branch here. The business life is dominated by Danfoss, one of the biggest companies in Denmark, which is situated a little outside Sönderborg.
In Sönderborg you can study at Business Academy South-West.
Vejle is situated in the southeast of the Jutland Peninsula at the head of Vejle Fjord, where the Vejle and Grejs Rivers and their valleys meet. The city has a population of 54,000.
The city is easy accessible by car (motorway very close), train (from Copenhagen and Aarhus)m and the international airport of Billund is only 30 km away and regular buses go to Vejle from the airport.
In Vejle you can study at Lillebaelt Academy.
Viborg has 36.000 inhabitants and is easy to access by train and car.
Viborg is one of Denmark's oldest cities with traces back to ancient times. Until 1660, all Danish kings were hailed in Viborg, and noble gentlemen and Catholic bishops adorned the city with beautiful and prestigious buildings, including the characteristic cathedral with two towers.
Viborg is today still a lively market town with all that it entails. Viborg has it all, a myriad of specialty shops, chain stores and department stores.
The nature in Viborg Municipality is unique, and one of the greatest strengths of the area. You experience it anywhere else example is Dollerup Hills is a great place for hiking and picnic trips.
In Viborg you can study at Business Academy Dania
Vordingborg (12.000 inhabitants) is a nice city on the banks of the great sound “Storströmmen”. It is accessible with train or car from Copenhagen (about 1 hour) and motorway is 5km away. UCSJ has 1 international program, so the study environment is intimate, and everybody know each other.
The amazing island of Mön is only 20km away, and the city hosts a big army barracks. The city has a great festival in the summer.
In Vordingborg you can study at University College Sjaelland.