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Aarhus University
Aarhus, Denmark (Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Restrictions: UM applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Language Requirement: None
Minimum GPA: 2.8
Program Description:

Aarhus University

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With its charming yellow-brick buildings, built in traditional 20th Century Danish style, its green oak trees and lake, Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark is as scenic as it is prestigious.  Founded in 1928, Aarhus University currently enrolls 18,000 students, making it the largest university in the country, outside of Copenhagen. 

Fast Facts
Exchange levels: undergraduate, graduate
Language of instruction: English, Danish
Language Requirement: none
University website:  www.au.dk/en
Length of exchange: semester or academic year

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Academics
Danish is the primary language of instruction at Aarhus, however many departments offer courses in English.  The university is divided into five faculties:  Humanities, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Theology, and Science.  To learn more about the classes within the faculties and in English, visit  Aarhus’s website:  http://www.au.dk/en/exchange/studies/

Housing & Meals
Students may stay in residence halls, apartments, or rent private rooms in Aarhus.  The residence halls are located in the suburbs of the city and connect to the campus by bus.  Most rooms have private bathrooms, and share a kitchen with 10 other rooms.  Students are encouraged to apply early for residence halls. 

Cost Information
Exchange students pay their regular tuition to UM, and their room and board in Denmark.  The cost of living in Denmark is relatively higher than in other European countries.  Students should expect to pay between 1,900-3,200 DKK per month for accommodation, 1,700-2,400 DKK for food, and at least 1,000 DKK per semester for books.  A student visa for Denmark costs US$90.  Financial aid can be applied towards living and travel expenses while on exchange.  

Credit Transfer
Students will register for their classes upon arrival at Aarhus University.  Aarhus uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).  Students should enroll in 30 ECTS credits per semester which is equivalent to 15 UM credits.  The minimum full-time load at Aarhus is 24 ECTS.

Program Dates
Semester 1: early September to late December; 
Semester 2: early February to late June




 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 09/12/2014 10/01/2014 01/20/2015 06/10/2015
 NOTE: Program dates are approximate. Official program dates are provided by the host institution upon acceptance.