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Aarhus University (YA), Denmark



City Information

Located in the geographical centre of Denmark, Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark. Aarhus has a population of 335,684 and is at the cultural and economic core of the region. The city is well known for its musical herigate - in the fifties it was home to a booming Jazz scene and since the sixties has been known as the centre of Denmark's rock music scene. Aarhus has been awarded the European Capital of Culture for 2017, so there has never been a better time to visit!

University Information

Founded in 1828, Aarhus University is the second oldest higher education institution in Denmark. It is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide and its business school is one of the only higher education institutions to have Triple Crown accreditation. Over 40,000 students attend Aarhus University, making it the largest university in Denmark. The university's international focus makes it a welcoming destination for exchange students.

Summary Table

Competitiveness Quite competitive
Minimum Academic Average needed for Year Abroad 60%
Number of places open for semester abroad N/A
Number of places open for year abroad 3
Number of places open for summer abroad N/A
Semester Abroad only: Do UK Students Need a Visa? Yes
Total estimated cost per semester in local currency
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40,000 DKK
City type Medium city (100 k – 499 k)
Campus Type(s) Urban
Where do exchange students normally live? Mixture of university halls of residence & private off-campus accommodation
Are exchange students guaranteed a place in University halls of residence? No
Which UoL semester would a student normally spend at this partner? Full academic year
Term Dates

Semester 1: August to January

Semester 2: January to June

Link to module information https://international.au.dk/education/admissions/exchange/admission-to-aarhus-university/course-information-prerequisites-restrictions/

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