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International Video Journalism

Produce TV stories in a learning-by-doing environment that combines practical training with academic studies.

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This one-semester, full-time programme combines practical video journalistic training with theoretical studies. Through visual storytelling and reflective reporting students will learn to produce journalistic video features and a short documentary video story.

Your benefits:

The students will obtain the following during the course:

Knowledge and understanding:

  • Gain knowledge on the opportunities and ethical challenges in using social media in research, and for publishing video stories.
  • Obtain increased knowledge of Danish political, social and cultural current affairs.
  • Know how statistics can be the point of departure for production of current affairs stories.
  • Try out different ways of working in a creative process with video storytelling



  • Develop journalistic video skills by studying in an international context with students from all over the world.
  • Develop critical self-reflection skills in regard to the production processes.
  • Master how to shoot with a story with digital HD camera and how to edit video using Final Cut ProX software.

Programme structure

Duration: 1 semester

Study mode: Full-time

Credits: 30 ECTS

Programme Start: Mid August and end of January

Location: Campus Aarhus

Deadlines for application: April 1 and October 1.


Watch the short documentary "The Land of Maybe" produced by Fabian Sigurd Severin, Pernille Stiesdal og Amanda Holmgaard Sørensen - attendees at the International Video Journalism programme, Fall 2020 - DMJX Aarhus


 It is a story from The Faroe Islands and it shows very well how the students work with visual storytelling in a journalistic way.

The documentary has been nominated at several film festivals and received the first price at Feel The Reel International Film Festival, Glasgow and The UK Monthly Film Festival Manchester/Sheffield.





To apply for this programme you must have:

  • A minimum of 1 year training of journalism
  • A good command of the English level – both written and oral

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is 4400 € for this programme.

If you apply as an exchange student from one of our exchange partner universities, you do not have to pay tuition fee for the program. If you do not apply as an exchange student, you will have to pay tuition.