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- NDSU EXCHANGE - Aarhus University, Business and Social Sciences
Aarhus, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Estimated Costs: Academic Year,
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Danish, English Program Type: Exchange
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
About the Program:
NDSU Exchange - Aarhus University


Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences is an internationally oriented business school that offers a wide range of study programs within the fields of business, economics, and business communication. Aarhus University is highly internationalized and has an intercultural atmosphere. The program promotes a Scandinavian study style: analytical approach, group work and faculty-student interaction.

About Aarhus, Denmark

Denmark, which is the smallest and most southern of the Scandinavian countries, is an interesting combination of lively cities and rural countryside. Denmark is an open and safe society where almost everyone speaks English. Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark and has a well-preserved historic center, good museums, lovely old churches, and is known for its rich downtown cafe life. Picturesque winding streets and a river running through the center of town are popular afternoon and evening hangouts. Aarhus is known as a 'students' town' and also as the music capital of Denmark. Jazz festivals, opera and classical productions, as well as the annual Aarhus Festival, bring thousands of music fans into the city every year.

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  • Dates

    TERM Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
    KEY Estimated Program Dates Variable Program End Variable Program Dates

    The standard academic year for this program lasts from late August to late June, with the dates of fall finals dependent on courses.
    • 2016 Fall Semester: Late August to late December or late January (depending on finals schedule) 
      • Mandatory Intro Week: August 29 to September 2, 2016
      • Semester Start: September 5, 2016
      • Last day of exams: December 21, 2016
      • The Economics and Management program has exams in January and students are expected to be present up until January 31, 2017. Courses from all other programs have exams until December 21, 2016. Any exams under these programs after this date can be taken from home.
    • 2016 Spring Semester: Late January to late June.
      • Mandatory Intro Week: January 25 – 29, 2016
      • Semester start: February 1, 2016
      • Last day of Exams: June 30, 2016
  • Academics

    ASB is an internationally-oriented university that offers a wide range of programs in business. The campus has a large, modern research library and excellent computer facilities. The quality of teaching is high, and analytical skills are developed through a combination of classroom studies and workshops designed to help put newly learned knowledge into context and practice. Although ASB is a Danish university and the majority of classes are taught in Danish, a wide variety of courses are taught using English as the language of instruction.

    Notes about the Language of Instruction
    Although ASB is a Danish university and the majority of classes are taught in Danish, a wide variety of courses are taught using English as the language of instruction.

    Tips for Researching Courses
    You can find more details about the courses available on Aarhus University's website using the link below. Courses differ in workload, duration, credits awarded, and level depending on the academic focus area. Be careful to select courses at the correct academic level (undergraduate). 

    » Economics, Business and Communication Course Listing

    • Courses at Business Administration and Economics & Business: Students must be studying a relevant degree at their home university in order to be admitted to courses at these departments.
    • Courses at Business Communication: Each semester a variety of courses are taught within the areas of Modern Languages, European studies and Communication. Most courses are taught in English, but some are taught in German, French or Spanish.
    » Psychology Course Listing
    » Political Science Course Listing
    » Special Exchange students Course: Each semester a special course "Aspects of Denmark" is offered to exchange students only. Students can receive 5 ECTS for this course.
  • Costs

    The cost for this NDSU exchange program is the same tuition and fees as the term at NDSU. You are responsible for the additional costs for the application and course fees, airfare, housing and other living expenses. Estimated costs for the program can be accessed at the top of this page by clicking on the appropriate term or using the links below.

    Financial aid and scholarships can be applied toward the costs for this program. See the financial aid and scholarships page for more information.

  • Details

    More information about the following topics regarding Aarhus University are available using the links below:

    » Introduction Week for Exchange Students
    » Housing (The housing application is included in the application for Aarhus University, completed after approval process by NDSU.)

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** This program follows a rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.