Why choose Aarhus University?

WHY AARHUS UNIVERSITY?

TOP 100 UNIVERSITY

AU is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities. It was ranked number 73 in the 2015 Shanghai ranking and number 81 among the largest universities in the world in the 2015 Leiden Ranking. Read more about AU in the rankings.

RESEARCH-BASED TEACHING

At AU, teachers are active researchers and teaching takes place in an informal context. All programmes are deeply rooted in research and are reviewed on an ongoing basis to meet the highest national and global quality standards.

INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION

Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences (Aarhus BSS) is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS for the school’s core business activities. 

FAVOURABLE TUITION FEES

Tuition is free for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens. For other students, tuition fees range from €8,000 to €13,500 annually.

STUDY IN ENGLISH

AU offers more than 60 complete programmes in English at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. All PhD programmes are in English. 

AN INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Around 12 per cent of AU’s 40,000 students are international, representing over 100 nationalities.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND GUIDANCE

The International Centre offers a full induction and introduction programme as well as professional support and guidance throughout your time at AU.

CAREER COUNSELLING AND JOB BANK

AU offers career counselling and access to a free job bank for international Master’s students and graduates.

THE GREEN CARD SCHEME

The Green Card residence permit to complete a higher educational programme in Denmark is valid for an additional six months after completion of the degree, so graduates have time to look for work in Denmark.

ENGLISH - NO PROBLEM

Danes were recently ranked as one of the best non-native English speakers in the world, so it is easy for international students to get along in Denmark even if they don’t speak Danish.

SAFE, SECURE, EQUAL

Denmark is widely cited as one of the world’s most liveable places. It has the world’s highest level of income equality according to the OECD.

Based on the Corruption Transparency Index, Denmark is the least corrupted country in the world..

WORLD-CLASS HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM

According to Universitas 21 Ranking 2016 Denmark ranks third best in the world in proving higher education.

 

A university among the international elite

Aarhus University is among the top 100 universities in the world. The aim of the university is to sustain and enhance a high standard in both research and education, which has placed it among the international elite.

Founded in 1928 the University has a long tradition of offering broad and internationally recognized research and education. Since the University was founded, it has provided the Danish as well as international communities with more than 42,000 graduates, and it has left its own special mark on the city of Aarhus, on the Danish society and on the international research community.

The study environment at the University is concentrated around an attractive campus in the centre of the city of Aarhus, and the University plays a decisive - and essential - role at the hub of the city. The wide range of on campus facilities for students as well as the abundance of academic and social activities contributes to the unique study environment at Aarhus University.

Teaching at Aarhus University is generally structured around lectures, seminars and practical exercises. Interaction and dialogue between lecturers and students is central to the teaching at Aarhus University and students are expected to take active part in the academic discussions during class. This results in a pleasant and informal academic atmosphere.

Aarhus University is a lively and modern university, which collaborates with the business community, cultural centres and other universities around the world and thus offers its students an international atmosphere as well as a wide range of possibilities with regards to professional and international collaborations.

 

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.