The International Teacher Education

Become a world-class teacher

If you have a passion to teach and are open to new cultures, teaching in an international context may suit you. The International Teacher Education (ITE) is the first full Bachelor programme which trains students as teachers in international schools.

Through the International Teacher Education programme you are exposed to different national and international educational approaches and systems. You will have several periods of teaching practice in international schools and local schools.

Four-year programme

Once you have completed your four-year programme, you will be awarded a Bachelor of Education title. You will receive a diploma supplement with your diploma to show that you are also specifically prepared to teach at an international school.

International education in great demand
The number of international schools is growing fast. The demand for applicants with an international teacher education background is also increasing dramatically in many parts of the world.

A few good reasons to choose the International Teacher Education

  • The number of international schools in the world is rapidly increasing.
  • There is great demand for well-qualified teachers in international education.
  • You will join the first Bachelor programme that prepares for a primary school teaching career in international and multicultural schools all over the world.
  • Professional specialists from several countries will teach you to be a world-class teacher.

University College Zealand
Faculty of Teacher Education
Kuskevej 1B
4760 Vordingborg

Vordingborg is located one hour by train from Copenhagen, 2 hours from Malmö in Sweden and 3 hours from
Berlin in Germany.

For more information about the programme, admission requirements or application procedureplease contact our teacher education in Vordingborg:

Lenette Jegsen, Associate Professor,

Moving to Denmark?

Moving to a new country is an exciting and challenging experience. If you would like to know more about life as a student in Denmark, please visit, where you will also find useful information about accommodation.

If you would like to sign up for on-campus student housing in one our dormitories, please send a request to our Facility Services Department (addressed to Karina Thers Nielsen Andersen, including: your name, the title of your course (the International Teacher Education) and desired move-in date.