• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    Aarhus University

    Number of MAUI semesters you can accept during 2019/20 (not students):

    No limit.

    General University Website:

    Click here.

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    Click here.

    Contact person for incoming students:

    Charlotte Skov Kristensen
    International Coordinator
    Hoegh-Guldbergsgade 4A
    DK-8000 Aarhus C
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    Contact person for outgoing students:

    Mette Brandenborg
    Assistant Director
    International Office
    Hoegh-Guldbergs Gade 4
    DK-8000 Aarhus C
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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Click here.

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    No difference

    Other important notes

    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All courses on the following Faculties: Arts, Science & Technology and Business & Social Science
    Limited access to Health including Medicine

    Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English (list explicitly)

    A large number of the courses in the faculties mentioned above is taught in English.
    All courses at AU Summer University are taught in English.

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?


    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All courses on the following Faculties: Arts, Science & Technology and Business & Social Science
    Limited access to Health including Medicine

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?


    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?


    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties


    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Courses at the Faculty of Health are mainly taught in Danish.

    Websites for course offerings

    Click here for English.
    Click here for Danish. 

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Students must enroll in courses equivalent to 30 ECTS credits per semester.

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    Yes. Click here.

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?


    Language Requirements

    Click here for language requirements.

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    Click here.

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs


    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Additional Notes

    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Dates

    Host Application deadline for each term

    Semester 1/Fall: 1 May
    Semester 2/Spring: 1 November

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Semester 1/Fall: 1 September – 31 January
    Semester 2/Spring: 1 February – 30 June
    Please note, the academic starts and ends are approximate.

    Examination period(s)

    Semester 1/Fall: December and January
    Semester 2/Spring: May and June

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

    Yes, in some cases.

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Autumn semester: Mandatory introduction activities at the end of August/beginning of September for all exchange students.

    Spring semester: Mandatory introduction activities for all exchange students at the end of January/beginning of February.


    Course registration deadline

    Further information will follow after approval.

    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in Euro

    (broken down below)






    Course Materials


    Local Transportation


    Health Insurance


    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes. Students staying for more than 3 months are covered by the Danish Health Insurance after having received CPR-number (apply upon arrival).
    Students staying less than 3 months have to obtain a private health insurance before arriving to Denmark.

    Additional Notes


    Last Updated

    January 2019

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes, it's part of the exchange application. No guarantee.

    Housing options

    Single room or single apartment

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Click here.

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    It is part of the exchange application.

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?


    Are internships available?


    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Yes, but limited

    Additional Notes


    Last Updated

    January 2019

  • Promotional Materials

    Please add links to promotional materials below

    Please keep in mind that these resources are here for partners to use to promote exchanges; this is not itself a promotional website. As such, please simply link to your promotional materials and refrain from embedding video or images on this page.

    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    January 2019