Name: UC SYD – University College South Denmark
Size: 6000 BA students. 6000 students in Continuing Education. 700 members of staff.
Description: Geographically, University College South Denmark covers Southern Jutland with campuses in Esbjerg, Haderslev, Kolding, and Aabenraa.
University College South Denmark offers a wide range of higher education study programmes and courses at all levels, with an emphasis on first-cycle professional bachelor degrees in the field of Educational Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Communication Sciences.
Being a University College means that we aim to provide students with an education that mixes theory with the practical application of what is being taught. Students studying full degrees will have periods of internships as part of their education, where they are tutored and get first hand experience with applying what they learned in class.
University College South Denmark also conducts applied research on a wide range of topics, and participate in several national and international projects. Moreover, as a regional centre for knowledge and innovation in the professions, University College South Denmark offers a broad programme of Continuing Professional Education. We have peak competences in such areas as Distance Education, Minority Education, E-learning, Evaluation, Health Promotion, Organization and Leadership, Special Needs Education and Social Work.
Drawing on all our expertise, University College South Denmark provide consultative services to pre-school institutions, schools and social institutions, as well as to municipalities and the private sector.