Creative Storytelling

Language: English 20/30 ECTS.

The course encourages the student to explore the Danish professional storytelling field through an experiential, aesthetical and theoretical learning approach to discover the values of creative storytelling in education.

Studying in an intercultural classroom is a great opportunity to develop skills in intercultural understanding and communication – and through this, you will come to challenge your own storytelling traditions.

This course will provide you with a unique opportunity to spend time in a Danish educational institution and this full time study course comprises a variety of academic as well as experiential hands-on subjects and study activities, such as;

  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Storytelling – personal performance abilities
  • Drama, puppet-theatre performance
  • Arts, puppet-making, stage design
  • Music – voice, instruments, musical storytelling
  • Media and digital storytelling
  • Self-directed group work
  • Practical placement
  • Excursions


Academic requirements

The course is designed to offer a full-time study programme for students at Early Childhood at Social education and Teachers education. Interested students from other related academic areas are also welcome to apply.

Students must have completed at least one year of a relevant undergraduate degree to be accepted onto the course.


Campus Carlsberg, Copenhagen, Denmark.


In the autumn semester, the course runs from the beginning of September to either the end of November (20 ECTS) or the end of January (30 ECTS). Students can choose to return home in week 51 (just before Christmas) and complete the written assignment there.

Students must decide whether they wish to follow the course for 20 ECTS or 30 ECTS when they apply for the course.

Semester dates, spring 2018

Semester dates, autumn 2018

Application deadline - Spring

Application deadline - Autumn