Life in Jelling
Only 12 kilometers from Vejle, Jelling is so close that the Departments of Social Education and Teacher Education are natural members of an educational community including University College Lillebaelt’s own Department of Nursing, Vejle as well as university level IT and Business programmes offered in Vejle.
University College Lillebaelt’s Jelling campus is still expanding and currently our buildings total more than 10,000 square meters. Physical Education and Natural Sciences have brand new facilities, in 2004 we added a new grand auditorium and new music facilities, and in March 2005 the library was expanded.
Jelling itself is a student town. 1300 students and a teaching staff of 75 at University College alone live and work in town, and close by, Brandbjerg Højskole also contributes to the educational environment. All in all this gives Jelling a very special ambiance and a high level of local events and associations.
You will find numerous associations and clubs with activities of all kinds in Jelling. If you are interested in sports, the local club JFS offers a wide range of standard sports and games. The outdoor swimming pool is open from May to August, and Jelling Golf Club is one of the most beautiful courses in Denmark. The golf club offers equipment rental and from May to October a professional trainer is available.
The Town of Vejle
The closest larger town is Vejle only 12 kilometers away, and from Jelling there is regular bus and train service. Vejle offers a range of activities such as shopping, restaurants, movie theaters, museums, wind surfing, fishing and many more. Read more about Vejle here.