Welcome to Aarhus University in Denmark!
Established in 1928, Aarhus University has grown to be a world-leading research institution with a modern, dynamic and highly international study environment. It is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top 100 educational institutions, and recently ranked 69th in the latest Shanghai rankings.
Scholarships & funding
Aarhus University offers a limited number of scholarships to the most talented applicants from outside Europe.
The scholarship is usually a full or a partial tuition fee waiver, and in some cases, it also includes a monthly grant towards living expenses. Typically the scholarship is for the whole duration of your Master’s degree program.
You can find more information about Danish State Scholarships on the Aarhus University website.
Virtual Open Day at Aarhus University
Are you thinking of studying a full degree programme at Aarhus University? Do you wonder:
- How do I apply for admission?
- What is it like studying in Denmark and being an international student at Aarhus University?
- What do the degree programmes offered for international students entail?
- How do I find a place to live in Aarhus?
Join our Virtual Open Day to get your questions answered!
Choose the webinars that you are interested in and hear about Aarhus University, the admission process and our offered degree programmes from both staff and student perspectives. Sign up today to secure your seat - most presentations will be recorded, so even though you can't attend the live event, sign up and see the webinars later
Why study at Aarhus University
An international and diverse university
Aarhus University is home to many international students and researchers – 12% of our students are international, from over 120 different countries! For that reason, English is our second language here at AU and we offer over 50 English-taught courses at either Bachelor’s or Master’s level. All our PhDs are English-taught. We also have a dedicated International Centre, to provide and introduction to living in Denmark and offer support and guidance.
Informal environment with focus on critical thinking
Teaching at AU takes place in an informal and inspiring environment, with a high focus on developing critical thinking skills and encouraging open debate. Professors at AU welcome discussions and value student insights to their classes. Furthermore, many courses at Aarhus University are interdisciplinary to give a students a well-rounded perspective of their chosen subject.
A comprehensive university
Aarhus University has five main faculties: Arts, Business and Social Sciences, Health, Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences. Each faculty is highly specialized with state of the art research facilities available for student use. Our faculties of Natural and Technical Sciences both have a special focus on sustainability and facilitating a green transition.
Aarhus University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad
Awards & Accreditations
Shanghai - Academic Ranking of World Universities (2021)
QS World University Rankings (2021)
Times Higher Education Ranking (2021)
US News Best Global Universities Ranking (2021)
NTU - National Taiwan University Ranking (2021)
dENMARK RANKS #2 FOR BEST NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS
The English Proficiency Index (EPI)
Student services & facilities
At Aarhus University, you can kick off your future and career during your studies. As a student, you have access to:
- Career Service Centres at your faculty.
- Career programmes for international students at AU.
- Free Danish classes.
- Free career workshops and activies throughout the year.
Aarhus University has a lot to offer – not only in terms of Career services. We do our very best to make sure that you have a soft landing when you arrive. And we also want to help make sure the rest of your time here turns out great.
A nationwide university
Aarhus University is a nationwide university with campuses located in Aarhus, Herning and Emdrup, making it the second largest research-based university in Denmark.
We also conduct research activities at 18 external locations in Denmark, Greenland and Tennerife. Our lecturers are active researchers, and provide world-class teaching based their latest projects.
AU Housing helps international students, PhD students, and staff at Aarhus University finding accommodation in Aarhus. Depending on if you are an international student from an EU country or from outside Europe, you can:
- Apply for housing through AU Housing
- Apply through student Housing Aarhus
- Find a room at the private marked.
Find out more about housing services at Aarhus University on the AU Housing website.
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BSc in Economics and Business Administration introduces the subject from all possible angles. From marketing to macroeconomics. It is expected that students will specialize in their Master's. In the programme the courses are set in the way that students get both theoretical and practical experience. In Denmark, it is common to work in study grou...
The programme is very broad which is perfect as it introduces the subject from all possible angles from marketing to microeconomics and one gets the idea in which subject they would like to specialize in the Master's. We have both lectures for the whole programme and tutorials where we are divided into smaller groups and practice. The lecturers ...