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Aarhus Universitet
Country Denmark
City Arhus
Bachelor (foreigners)17,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)17,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $706-1,418 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1928
Abbreviation AU
Teachers 2,233
Students 25,782
Foreigners 14%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Seek a firm footing in the depths
Accreditation
• Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
• Coimbra Group
• Utrecht Network
Rankings
World ranking86
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation124
Employer Reputation201
Quality of teaching381
International Faculty205
International Students310
Citations per Faculty95
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities92
Engineering and Technology112
Life Sciences and Medicine60
Natural Science95
Social Sciences and Management70
Ranking in world by discipline
Chemistry51
Economics & Business76
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking86
QS World University Rankings107
ARWU Academic Ranking73
Cost of living in Arhus
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 323 416
Food 216 504
Transportation 44 165
Communications and utilities 66 93
Clothing 34 125
Sports and leisure 24 113
Total7061,418
Accommodation in Arhus USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre326
Shared room in city centre420
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre424
1 bedroom apartment in city centre650
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة آرهوس
da Aarhus Universitet
German Universität Aarhus
Spanish Universidad de Aarhus
French Université d'Aarhus
Japanese オーフス大学
Korean 오르후스대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Aarhus
Russian Орхусский университет
Chinese 奥胡斯大学
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Aarhus University or Aarhus Universitet (AU) - public higher education institution in Denmark. The history of AU can be traced back to1928 . It has an urban campus located in Arhus.

University ranking. Aarhus University ranks second in the national rating of Denmark. The university can boast a strong track record, ranking 10 in the national ranking of Denmark. The most popular programs of AU are: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Chemistry», «Economics & Business». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 200 in the international rating. International employers prefer the students from AU as the university boasts very low graduate unemployment rates.

Application process and the cost of tuition. It is important to mention that the applicants are evaluated based on the previous academic performance. The academic year is divided into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 17,000 USD. A master’s degree of AU will cost a student a significant sum of 17,000 USD per year. With that in mind the university provides remarkable students with scholarships and grants. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://www.au.dk.

The composition of the university. Aarhus University is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 25,000 students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. One in 7 students is a foreigner. The university employs 2200 teachers and professors. The academic staff mainly consists of foreign specialists AU has international student exchange programs between partner universities. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of AU. The university has a dedicated library. It is worth noting that in addition to being a part of the European University Association (EUA), the university also has a membership in the Coimbra Group and Utrecht Network.

Aarhus University - Official Description

Welcome to Aarhus University 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. With more than half of its 40,000 students enrolled at Master’s or PhD level, Aarhus University is a graduate university. Today more than 12 per cent of our students are international. Among our students more than 120 nationalities are represented.  As a student at Aarhus University you will become part of an international study environment characterised by research excellence and innovation. We encourage critical thinking and active learning, and we believe that a degree from Aarhus University gives you a great starting-point for a future international career, be it in research, industry or in the public sector. Why choose Aarhus University? Study in English Aarhus University offers more than 60 complete programmes in English at Bachelor and Master’s level. Furthermore all PhD programmes are in English. 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. World Class research In the last twenty years, two researchers from Aarhus University have won Nobel Prizes. Jens Christian Skou was awarded the prize in Chemistry 1997 and Dale T. Mortensen was awarded the prize in Economics in 2010. More than 35 researchers have been awarded ERC grants since 2007 Top 100 University Aarhus University is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities. It was ranked number 73 in the 2015 Shanghai ranking. International accreditation Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences (BSS) is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS for the school’s core business activities. This means that BSS is a Triple Crown accredited business school. Favourable tuition fees Tuition is free for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens. For other students, tuition fees are set annually and can be found online. English – no problem! Danes were recently ranked as 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.

Bachelor - Aarhus University

Welcome to Aarhus University 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. With more than half of its 40,000 students enrolled at Master’s or PhD level, Aarhus University is a graduate university. Today more than 12 per cent of our students are international. Among our students more than 120 nationalities are represented.  As a student at Aarhus University you will become part of an international study environment characterised by research excellence and innovation. We encourage critical thinking and active learning, and we believe that a degree from Aarhus University gives you a great starting-point for a future international career, be it in research, industry or in the public sector. Why choose Aarhus University? Study in English Aarhus University offers more than 60 complete programmes in English at Bachelor and Master’s level. Furthermore all PhD programmes are in English. 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. World Class research In the last twenty years, two researchers from Aarhus University have won Nobel Prizes. Jens Christian Skou was awarded the prize in Chemistry 1997 and Dale T. Mortensen was awarded the prize in Economics in 2010. More than 35 researchers have been awarded ERC grants since 2007 Top 100 University Aarhus University is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities. It was ranked number 73 in the 2015 Shanghai ranking. International accreditation Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences (BSS) is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS for the school’s core business activities. This means that BSS is a Triple Crown accredited business school. Favourable tuition fees Tuition is free for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens. For other students, tuition fees are set annually and can be found online. English – no problem! Danes were recently ranked as 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.

Description of Aarhus University

Aarhus University is a comprehensive research and teaching university, placed in the world top-100 in the most important rankings. The university has more than 40000 students and is placed in the middle of Aarhus. More than 50,000 people, or every sixth resident of Aarhus, are either a student or an employee at the university or another higher education institution in the city, with whom the university collaborates closely. As a result, Aarhus has the largest proportion of residents aged 17–34 years in Denmark, making it a truly lively and young city. Interdisciplinarity is one of the hallmarks of Aarhus University, the iNANOcentre and MINDLab being prominent examples. In 2012 Aarhus University established five new interdisciplinary centres, including a new Arctic Research Center. Every year Aarhus University welcomes international students and scholars from around the world. The university offers a broad range of degrees and a growing number of full-time and part-time programs in English, and the summer university, also taught in English, is growing rapidly. Every year Aarhus University hosts more than 4000 international students. Most departments and institutes, and a large number of other educational institutions, are within walking distance of each other, creating a unique study environment. Aarhus Professor Jens Christian Skou was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1997. In 2010 Dale T. Mortensen, a Niels Bohr professor in economics at Aarhus University, received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Among well-known alumni are Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, CEO of the Maersk Group, Nils Smedegaard Andersen, and Bjørn Lomborg, the environmentalist
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