Exploring Teaching for Active Learning in Engineering Education

25th & 26th May 2023 - VIA University College, Horsens, Denmark



This 5th Conference is held at VIA University College. The venue is Campus Horsens, in walking distance from the Railway Station, Cultural activities, Hotels etc.


The Conference is the 5th Conference in a series that started i 2015 at DTU in Lyngby (Copenhagen). The 2017 Conference  was held at SDU in Odense. The 2018 Conference was held at Aarhus University, School of Engineering and the 2021 Conference at University College Absalon in Kalundborg



Conference aim and activities


The aim of the conference is to shine the spotlight on forms of teaching and learning that motivate, activate and engage students. The conference aims to provide a meeting place where you can interact and exchange experiences with colleagues from other engineering education institutions. Thus, you are encouraged to bring good examples from your teaching practice on the use of active learning (article in danish - english) in engineering education.

The conference will be a mixture of active keynotes, practical hands-on sessions, explore sessions and social arrangements.



Social event


The Conference Dinner at "FÆNGSLET", Fussingsvej 8 8700 Horsens, will be hosted by VIA University College.



Conference organization


The conference is organized by the Danish Network for Engineering Education (Ingeniør Uddannelsernes Pædagogiske Netværk, IUPN) and is aimed at engineering educators and educational managers from Denmark, the Nordic countries and beyond. The conference will be held in English, and will be hosted by Via University College.


What is IUPN?


IUPN is a network which includes the following Danish engineering institutions: Technical University of Denmark, University of Southern Denmark, VIA University College, Aarhus University, University College Absalon and Aalborg University. This network provides a forum for discussion and collaboration between educators and educational managers from all involved institutions on pedagogical and didactic methods in engineering education

The network is strengthened by a diversity of expertise, competences and resources within research and development of teaching and learning in engineering education in Denmark