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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.


Programs

Bachelor's degree
Humanities & Culture
Economics Delivery method Length Location
BSc in Economics and Business Administration On campus 3 years Multiple (2)
Psychology
BSc in Cognitive Science On campus 3 years Aarhus
Master's degree
Business
Business Intelligence
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Business Intelligence On campus 2 years Aarhus
Finance
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Finance On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Finance and International Business On campus 2 years Aarhus
International Business
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – International Business On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – International Business Development On campus 2 years Herning
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – International Economic Consulting On campus 2 years Aarhus
Management
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Management Accounting and Control On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Management and Business Development On campus 2 years Aarhus
Marketing
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Business-to-Business Marketing and Purchasing On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Marketing On campus 2 years Aarhus
Operations Management
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Operations and Supply Chain Analytics On campus 2 years Aarhus
Retail Management
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Commercial Retail Management On campus 2 years Aarhus
Strategic Management
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Strategy, Organisation and Leadership On campus 2 years Aarhus
Computer Science & IT
MSc in Computer Science On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Product Development On campus 2 years Aarhus
Information Technology
MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Information Management On campus 2 years Aarhus
Software Engineering
MSc in Computer Engineering On campus 2 years Aarhus
Engineering & Technology
MSc in Engineering – Technology Based Business Development On campus 2 years Herning
MSc in Nanoscience On campus 2 years Aarhus
Chemical Engineering
MSc in Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering On campus 2 years Aarhus
Civil Engineering
MSc in Civil and Architectural Engineering On campus 2 years Aarhus
Electrical Engineering
MSc in Electrical Engineering On campus 2 years Aarhus
Mechanical Engineering
MSc in Mechanical Engineering On campus 2 years Aarhus
Health & Well-Being
Medicine
MSc in Medicinal Chemistry On campus 2 years Aarhus
Humanities & Culture
Anthropology
MA in Sustainable Heritage Management On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Anthropology – Visual Anthropology On campus 2 years Aarhus
Economics
MSc in Economics On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE) On campus 2 years Aarhus
International Studies
MA in European Studies On campus 2 years Aarhus
MA in Intercultural Studies On campus 2 years Aarhus
Linguistics
MA in Linguistics On campus 2 years Aarhus
Political Science
MSc in Human Security On campus 2 years Aarhus
MSc in Political Science On campus 2 years Aarhus
Psychology
MSc in Cognitive Science On campus 2 years Aarhus
Languages
English
MA in English On campus 2 years Aarhus
Media & Communications
MA in Children’s Literature, Media & Culture (Erasmus Mundus) On campus 2 years Aarhus
Journalism
MA in Journalism, Media and Globalisation (Erasmus Mundus) On campus 2 years Aarhus
Science
MSc in Science Studies On campus 2 years Aarhus

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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.

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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.

Awards & Accreditations

#69 worldwide

Shanghai - Academic Ranking of World Universities (2021)

#155 Worldwide

QS World University Rankings (2021)

#106 worldwide

Times Higher Education Ranking (2021)

#105 WORLDWIDE

US News Best Global Universities Ranking (2021)

#87 wORLDWIDE

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.

Campuses

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.

Accommodation

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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Contact

Aarhus University

Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C
Denmark

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