Aarhus University is Denmark’s second oldest and second largest university (after the University of Copenhagen). The university was founded in 1928 and has an annual enrollment of more than 37,000 students. Aarhus University has constantly higher rankings on the most important international ranking lists, among the top 100 universities in the world. The largest student organizations at Aarhus University are the Student Union and Studenterlauget. The Student Union represents the main student body at Aarhus University while Studenterlauget represents the students at Aarhus School of Business. Both the Student Union and Studenterlauget are represented on The University Board. The Student Union also arranges annual concerts and seminars, and publishes the student magazine Delfinen.
How to apply
All applicants with foreign entrance examinations applying for a Bachelor’s degree programme must submit an application before 15 March.
As from app. 1 February, the official application form of the Coordinated Enrolment System (KOT) including admission guidelines can be downloaded HERE. The KOT brochure is also available at the University Studies Office in Aarhus, at other institutions of higher education and at Public Employment Service Centres (AF).
The application form must be completed and returned with all the required documents to the University Studies Office (Studieforvaltningen) before 15 March at 12 noon.
On 29 July, the University of Aarhus will send out a letter to all applicants informing them whether or not they have been offered a study place at the University of Aarhus.
The applicant must meet and document the general and specific admission requirements before 5 July in order to be considered for admission.
The required Danish language test must also be passed and documented before 5 July.
AU-IBT offers a number of scholarships for full-time international degree students (fee-paying students) to help them cover part of their tuition fees.
PhD scholarships and fellowships at Aarhus University
When you are applying for an exchange at Aarhus University if you have been nominated by your home university, you can apply to study at Aarhus University by completing the online application.
The application form should be sent to:
University Studies Office (Studieforvaltningen)
The University of Aarhus
Fredrik Nielsens Vej 5
DK-8000 Århus C
Tel.: +45 8942 1025
E-mail: [email protected]