The Department of Midwifery receives international students in the spring and autumn semester for clinical placement due to both uncomplicated- and complicated pregnancies, childbirths and postnatal periods.
We recommend that international students have completed at least the first year of their midwifery programme, including a period at a delivery ward, before they can apply. Exchange students should expect to communicate in English; Nordic languages can be used.
Clinical placement will take place at one of our seven clinical placements in highly specialized hospitals in the North Denmark and Central Denmark Regions.
At each clinical placement we have clinical education midwives who are in charge of the clinical education of both Danish and international midwifery students. Furthermore, we assign international students to a buddy/student midwife.
When it comes to accommodation, we will try to help you find a studio flat or similar. We may, however, have to ask you to find private accommodation.
We receive exchange students from the Erasmus+ and Nordplus programmes as well as from partner universities for short periods of clinical placement.
Students from Belgium share their experience of Denmark
Students Joliene Wierema and Elisabeth Van Den Heuvel of the midwifery programme at Artesis, Plantijn, Antwerp, Belgium share the story of their clinical placement at Regional Hospital West Jutland in the city of Herning: