Do you love film, storytelling and fashion?

VIA The Fashion Experience – Film and Transmedia storytelling  


Get the latest knowledge in transmedia storytelling in fashion, with a focus on fashion film. Learn how to create a project from idea to concept development and end with a finished production.

About the Programme


Title: The Fashion Experience – Film and Transmedia Storytelling 

Duration of the programme: 1 semester (30 ECTS) 

Programme start: End of August (Autumn semester)

Study location: Filmbyen ("Film City"), Aarhus C 

Language: The programme is taught in English 

Structure and content
The course revolves around film and transmedia storytelling in fashion – from idea and concept development to finished production.

The course has an international perspective and focuses on internationally-oriented projects in collaboration with both established and upcoming companies in the media and fashion industry. 

Industry professionals and our Asssistant Professor will teach the course. The course is divided into 3 modules of 10 ECTS each, with graded projects concluding each module.

Read more about the modules (in English).

See our lecturers and partners at the exchange programme (in English)

Download the course description (in English) (pdf)

Student life
Study in creative surroundings - with a view of Aarhus harbour.

The school is located in the midst of one of the strongest film and media centres in Denmark; in the heart of Filmby ("Film City") Aarhus. We benefit from close contact with related industries, from which we bring in a large number of guest lecturers. 

The city of Aarhus is a vibrant university town, close to the beach and forests, with a population of 310,000 people including more than 60,000 students in higher education. That makes Aarhus a young city with a lot of opportunities for students, including cultural experiences and a great nightlife. 

Visit for more information about the city.

We warmly welcome international students to study with us for a semester.

We warmly welcome international students. Studying at the school for a semester is a unique opportunity to specialise and dive into the field of transmedia – as well as an opportunity to get to know Denmark. 

If your university does not have a partner agreement with VIA Film & Transmedia, it is still possible to study at VIA, but for a fee. Alternatively, you can ask the international coordinator at your institution to contact us about the possibility.

If you are a graduate wishing to study for a semester with us to strengthen your profile, it is also possible to do so for a fee

Rikke Thomsen 
International Coordinator 
T: +45 87 55 05 53 

Language requirements

VIA Film & Transmedia requires that you have an English level of B2 or higher.
You are at B2 level if you can

  • Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation.
  • Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options

Other standards approximately equivalent to B2

  • IELTS: 5-6.5 (5 is borderline between B1 and B2)
  • TOEFL: 87 to 109
  • TOEIC: 400-485 (listening), 385-450 (reading)
  • Cambridge Exam: CAE (45 to 59) / FCE grade B or C / PET Pass with Distinction

Other requirements 

In order to apply, you should have completed at least two years of studies in related areas.

How to apply
If you would like to apply for the exchange semester at VIA Film & Transmedia, please do as follows:

To apply for the programme, you have to fill in an online application form.
Go to the application form (in English) (use Google Chrome or Firefox when you fill in the form)

Application deadlines

  • Autumn semester (August to December): 1 May 

Note: We will accept applications after these dates if spots are available. 

The student application and learning agreement, signed by your home institution, must be sent to: International Coordinator Rikke Thomsen at

If you are accepted, we will return the signed student application together with an admissions letter. Before your arrival, we will email you an information package with start dates, schedule etc.

Fees and tuition
Different fees are applicable, depending on applicant type.
  • As a student from an exchange partner outside of EU, there is no tuition fee
  • For applicants outside of an existing agreement, there is a fee of €7300. 

Download the full payment schedule and Terms of Payment (in English) (pdf).

All students enrolled in The Fashion Experience will have expenses of approx. DKK 2.200 (300 Euro) for the semester. 

Note: If a tuition fee is required from an applicant, please notice that they will always be invoiced directly from VIA University College. No partners are entitled to charge fees on behalf of our institution. 

For more information

Contact our International Coordinator: 

Rikke Thomsen 
International Coordinator 
T: +45 87 55 05 53 

Read more about fees, finances and scholarships

Student counselling
Need help before applying?

Please contact our International Coordinator if you have any questions. 

Rikke Thomsen 
International Coordinator 
T: +45 87 55 05 53 

We are located in the midst of one of the strongest film and media centres in Denmark, at the heart of Filmby ("Film City") Aarhus.

VIA Film & Transmedia 
Filmbyen 2, 3rd floor 
8000 Aarhus C 
DK - Denmark

T: + 45 87 55 05 53 / +45 87 55 05 55 

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