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Aarhus University (in Danish, Aarhus Universitet), located in the city of Arhus, Denmark, is Denmark's second oldest and second largest university (after the University of Copenhagen).

The university was founded in 1928 and has an annual enrollment of approximately 35,000 students.


Area(s) of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Islamic Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Art History
  • English
  • Italian
  • Molecular Biology
  • Asian Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Italian Civilization
  • Music
  • Biology
  • European Studies
  • Latin
  • Philosophy
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Finance
  • Latin American Studies
  • Physical Science
  • Business Administration
  • Geography
  • Law
  • Physics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Geological Sciences
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Government
  • Management
  • Public Health
  • Classical Civilization
  • History
  • Marketing
  • Radio-Television-Film
  • Communication
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Religious Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Iberian And Latin American Lan
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Scandinavian
  • Comparative Literature
  • International Business
  • Medicine
  • Social Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Medieval Studies
  • Women's And Gender Studies
  • Danish

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Academic Information

A wide variety of courses taught in English. A three-week Danish language class is held at the beginning of each semester. Students will take 12-15 hours per semester. Academic culture is very independent. The majority of your grade is usually dependent on one final exam, paper, or presentation.


Courses taught by local Aarhus University faculty. ***NOTE: Teaching ends in December, and students can arrange usually to leave by January.***

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Danish


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


University residence halls or rent private housing. Housing guaranteed if exchange application if submitted by deadlines of May 1 for fall or November 1 for spring.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a one-time $75 application fee and regular UT tuition for abroad. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, local transportation, and general costs of living. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • January 29, 2021 to June 30, 2021
  • Priority Deadline: September 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: September 13, 2020
- Fall
  • August 22, 2020 to January 31, 2021
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2020

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations

Next Step

1) Attend an Explore regional session. Dates and locations listed on website. 2) Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss credit. 3) Attend a Ready to Apply group advising session with Daniel Ach. Dates and times given at Explore session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change