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We accept exchange students for clinical placement in English. The full-degree programme is taught in Danish.

Life at UCN

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about study life at UCN.

Read about the study environment on campus, what to expect from your studies and life in Denmark in general.

Health studies at UCN

Our bachelor degree programmes in health care have a high quality and throughout the programme our students benefit from the close collaboration between the five health care education programmes: midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and radiography. Our education programmes have a high quality both theoretically and clinically.

Clinical practice

We have a very close collaboration with clinical practice and industry. In clinical practice we collaborate with well-educated clinical counsellors. The quality of both the theoretical and clinical education is ensured through national accreditation standards and our constant focus on quality development and quality assurance.

The Danish health care system

UCN has formal agreements with external partners in the Danish healthcare system in both the primary and secondary sector, among these hospitals, municipalities, private health providers and health centres.

Explore campus in Aalborg
Explore campus in Aalborg

The campus on Selma Lagerløfs Vej is an attractive and modern building housing all UCN's healthcare programmes. It is located in the city of Aalborg which is Denmark's fourth largest city. As such it has a lot to offer, and the New York Times even put it on its "Top 10 Places to Go" in 2019!

Explore campus in Hjørring
Explore campus in Hjørring

The campus on Skolevangen offers beautiful surroundings, a creative decor and a strong sense of community. Amongst other things, it has its own climbing wall, gymnastics pit, fitness centre, swimming pool and retro-style café. It is located in Hjørring which is the largest city in the area of Vendsyssel.

Explore campus in Thisted
Explore campus in Thisted

The campus on Lerpyttervej is located in Thisted which is an old commercial town close to the Limfjord and the national park Thy. The area is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and known for its pristine nature and extensive beaches. It is a perfect place to be for hiking, cycling or surfing!

Why study in Denmark?

What does it look like? How does it feel? What is it like to really live here? Take a tour of your future study destination and find practical information about coming to Denmark for inbound students.