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

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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) View mandatory advising videos Explore: Education Abroad 101 and Explore: Nordic Countries. Attend a live Q&A if you have questions. 2) View Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below and apply! Videos and Q&A events found here:

Program information above is subject to change