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About AU

Aarhus University (AU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Arhus, Denmark. AU is a member of European University Association (EUA), Coimbra Group, Utrecht Network.

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which AU is on top-140. The educational institution is in 109 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

AU does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Location
Arhus, Denmark
Establishment year
1928
Students
30,013
International students
3,595
Female students
55%

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By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry39
Arts & Humanities85
Life Sciences & Medicine109
Social Sciences & Management164
Accounting & Finance201-250
Natural Sciences226
Engineering & Technology279
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AU tuition fees

At AU, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Free education at AU is open for EU and Switzerland residents. For other international students, only Danish programs are free (B2 level). Tuition fees for English programs start from 8,736 USD per year. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Financial Aid
Yes
Citizens
Free
Bachelor
9,282USD/year
Master
8,736USD/year
Doctorate
Free

Study programs at AU

Social Sciences & Management
Cognitive Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL, IB
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Scholarships
Yes
Other
Economics and Business Administration
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL, IB
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Economics and Business Administration (Herning)
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Other programs
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Geophysics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Scholarships
Yes
Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Nanoscience
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Science Studies
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Computer Science & IT
IT Product Development
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Arts & Humanities
English
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Scholarships
Yes
Intercultural Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Geology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Scholarships
Yes
Journalism & Media
Children's Literature, Media and Culture
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
GPA — 2.1, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Economics & Business Management
Economics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Economics and Business Administration - Business Intelligence
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Economics and Business Administration - Business-to-Business Marketing and Purchasing
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Economics and Business Administration - Commercial Retail Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Scholarships
Yes
Economics and Business Administration - Finance
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
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Humanities
Children's Literature, Media and Culture
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
GPA — 2.1, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
European Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Social Sciences & Management
Children's Literature, Media and Culture
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
GPA — 2.1, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Cognitive Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Economics and Business Administration - Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Human Security
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Scholarships
Yes
Statistics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Engineering & Technology
Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Medicine
Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 85
Scholarships
Yes
Molecular Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Agriculture & Forestry
Agro-Environmental Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Agrobiology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Other
Anthropology - Visual Anthropology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Arab and Islamic Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Astronomy
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Scholarships
Yes
Biodiversity Ecology and Evolution
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Biodiversity Ecology and Evolution (Double Degree)
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
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Other programs
Medicine
Public Health
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Applied Sciences & Professions
Food Science
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Journalism & Media
ICT, Media, Communication and Journalism
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Education & Training
Didactics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Learning and Education
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Humanities
Anthropology, Global Studies and the Study of Religion
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Art, Literature and Cultural Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
History, Archeology and Classical Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Language, Linguistics and Cognition
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Theology, History of Ideas and Philosophy
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Arts & Humanities
Art, Literature and Cultural Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Social Sciences & Management
Anthropology, Global Studies and the Study of Religion
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Art, Literature and Cultural Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
History, Archeology and Classical Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
ICT, Media, Communication and Journalism
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Language, Linguistics and Cognition
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Agriculture & Forestry
Animal Science
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Animal Science
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Chemistry
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Computer Science
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Environmental Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Nanosience
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Show all
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agroecology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Environmental Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Engineering & Technology
Agroecology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Chemistry
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Environmental Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Nanosience
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Other
Ecoscience
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Mathematics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 83
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at AU

Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 83. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5. Additionally, upon admission, an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma can be accepted.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
83

Master's degree at AU

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter AU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 83. IELTS — 6.5 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
83

Doctorate degree at AU

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, TOEFL or CAE. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6.5 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 83.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
83

AU campus

The city campus of AU provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Arhus has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. Not only locals study at AU, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Denmark after graduation, you can apply for a job seeker visa that will allow you to live and work in the country for another 2 years. Graduates of AU are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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