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Aarhus University (Partner)
Aarhus, Denmark (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Restrictions: UM applicants only
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Majors & Minors:
Accounting, Administrative Systems Management, Anthropology, Applied Science, Arabic Studies, Art, Art History and Criticism, Art Studio, Athletic Training, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Central and Southwest Asian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Classical Civilization, Classics, Communication Studies, Computer Applications, Computer Science, East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, English, Finance, French, Geosciences, German, Global Public Health, Health and Human Performance, History, Human and Family Development, International Business, International Development Studies, International Field Geosciences, Japanese, Law, Liberal Studies, Linguistics, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mathematics, Media Arts, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Music, Music Education, Nonprofit Administration, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Political Science - History, Psychology, Sociology, South and Southeast Asian Studies, Spanish, Theatre
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Program Type:
Partner Exchange, Partner Study Abroad
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:
Length of exchange: semester or academic year

Find out more about Denmark.

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: 

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
Fall 2016 01/30/2016 02/09/2016 08/20/2016 01/31/2017
Academic Year 2016-2017 01/30/2016 02/16/2016 08/24/2016 06/24/2017
Spring 2017 04/29/2016 05/14/2016 01/18/2017 06/30/2017
Fall 2017 01/30/2017 02/15/2017 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2017-2018 01/30/2017 02/15/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2018 05/03/2017 05/17/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 01/30/2018 02/14/2018 TBA TBA