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Aarhus University is a young, modern university established in 1928. It has grown to become a leading public research university with international reach covering the entire research spectrum. Aarhus University plays a decisive – and essential – role at the hub of the city of Aarhus. Aarhus University's main campus is located in the city of Aarhus. It is a lively, modern university, which collaborates with the business community, cultural centres and other universities worldwide.

Host information

Key Dates
Semester late August - late January late January - late June
Application deadline 1 April 1 October
Orientation Late August Late January
Beginning of classes Around 1 September Around 1 January
Exam period December / January May / June
Academic calendar link

Entry requirements
  For exchange students For study abroad students
Requirements on GPA or overall average grade



Proof of English proficiency



Courses and credits

Courses link

Link to course offer open to exchange students:

Courses restrictions to exchange students:

Exchange Students can mix courses from different programs/departments within the same faculty. Moreover, AU offers re-sit opportunities for exchange students.


Semester standard credit load equivalents
Standard credit load Standard number of modules UNNC credits
30 ETCS / 60 Credits

AU uses the ECTS credit system.

ECTS = European Credit Transfer System

1 ECTS = 2 Nottingham credits



Accommodation is guaranteed. AU Housing assists students with finding accommodation in a number of different student dorms and shared facility houses around the city.

Link to the accommodation:


Denmark's health insurance scheme will automatically cover the exchange students once they have registered with the National Registry and have received a national security number.

Further information regarding insurance:

Monthly expenses

As a student studying abroad in a UNNC Exchange program, you will pay UNNC tuition for the semester. However, your housing, meals, and other expenses will be paid directly to your host university.

As an exchange student in AU, your approximate monthly expenses are about 7000 DKK per month. (Rent: 3200 DKK, Living Expenses: 1800 DKK, Other Expenses: 1000 DKK)