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Course Information, Prerequisites & Restrictions

Aarhus BSS

Exchange students at Aarhus BSS can be admitted to courses from one subject area only. Please see further information, including course lists and guidelines under each subject area below:

Business / Economics - Campus Aarhus

  • Bachelor-level courses are available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background.  
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background.
  • Further information about courses is available under Courses for Exchange students Spring 2020.

Law

  • Master-level courses are available to 3rd, 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background. There are no bachelor-level courses available.
  • In order to be admitted students must have passed courses equivalent of at least 120 ECTS within Law at their home university.
  • Available courses and Course Guidelines Spring 2020

Political Science

  • Master-level courses are available to 3rd, 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background. There are no bachelor-level courses available. 
  • In order to be admitted students must have passed courses equivalent of at least 120 ECTS within Political Science at their home university.
  • Available courses and Guidelines Spring 2020

Psychology

  • Bachelor-level courses are available to exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 45 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS
  • Available Courses and Guidelines Spring 2020

Business / Engineering - Campus Herning

  • Bachelor-level courses are available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS
  • Master-level courses are available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background
  • Further information is available on the Course webpage.

Exams at Aarhus BSS

Autumn semester: Exchange students at Aarhus BSS will be able to finish their exams in Aarhus by December 22nd. Students may need to submit exams online in January.

Students studying Business / Engineering at Campus Herning will be expected to be present in Herning for exams in January. 

Spring semester: The final day of exams is June 30th.  

Faculty of Arts

Fine Arts

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Limited selection of courses during Fall semester
  • In Fall semester, written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January
  • No Master-level courses available to  exchange students

Liberal Arts

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Limited selection of courses during Fall semester
  • In Fall semester, written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January
  • No Master-level courses available to  exchange students

Digital design

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS.
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • In Fall semester, written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January

English

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • In Fall semester, written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January

Linguistics

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • In Fall semester, written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January

Scandinavian Studies

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • In Fall semester, written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January

Anthropology

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • Fall semester written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January.  

Archaeology

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • Fall semester written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January.

European studies

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, subject to individual assessment. 
  • Fall semester written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January.

International Global History

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • Fall semester written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January.

Philosophy and History of Ideas

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. Master-level courses are also available to 3rd year students with relevant academic background.
  • Fall semester written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January.

Religion

  • Limited selection of Bachelor-level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • No Master-level courses available.
  • Fall semester written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January.

Arab and Islam

  • Bachelor-level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 30 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 60 ECTS within relevant study area. 
  • Fall semester written exams take place in December and January, oral exams in January.

Faculty of Science and Technology

Exchange students at Faculty of Science and Technology can apply for courses at maximum two different programmes:  

Choose 30 ECTS points per semester as follows:

  • 30 ECTS points per semester at one programme

OR

  • minimum 20 ECTS points per semester at one programme and up to 10 ECTS points at another programme

 

It is not possible for exchange students to sign up for a Master’s thesis module. If you wish to collaborate with a professor or research group in relation to your Master’s thesis, it must be arranged within the framework of an internship programme. You must arrange such an internship directly with a department and a professor. Read more here

English taught courses

All master/graduate level courses are taught in English (except Biomedical Engineering).

The majority of bachelor/undergraduate level courses are taught in Danish. Please check under each subject area below to find information about English taught courses at bachelor level.

Academic level and requirements

All applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis as applicants must meet the specific academic requirements for each individual course. Academic requirements are available in the course catalogue.

Admission at master level courses requires completion of a relevant bachelor’s degree or 3 years’ of study within the relevant subject area.

Some programmes allow 3rd year bachelor students to follow 1st year master courses, if they have a strong academic background within the relevant subject area. Please be aware 3rd year students will have access to a limited number of master level courses.  

2nd year bachelor students will only have access to bachelor level courses, and they will not be allowed to follow master level courses.

Please check under each subject area for information about academic requirements and restrictions.

Exams

Autumn semester exams are held in January. Spring semester exams in June. Exchange students are expected to be present in Aarhus for exams.   

Engineering

  • English taught bachelor level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. 
    International programmes at bachelor level
  • Master level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with a Bachelor degree in relevant engineering field. 

Agro-Environmental Science

  • Limited number of English taught bachelor level courses available.
  • Master level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background 

Agrobiology - animal, plant and organic

  • From autumn 2020 English taught bachelor level courses will be available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS.  
  • Master level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background 

Bioscience

  • Limited selection of bachelor level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. 
  • Master level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 

Bioinformatics

  • No bachelor level courses available
  • All master level courses are available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area
  • Modules that are NOT available for exchange students are:
    Projects in Bioinformatics
    Master's Thesis

Chemistry

Computer Science



Food Science

  • Limited selection of bachelor level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. It is not possible to get 30 ECTS bachelor level courses within the field of food science.
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 

Geoscience

  • Bachelor level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. 
  • Master level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 

Nanoscience

  • Limited selection of bachelor level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. It is not possible to get 30 ECTS bachelor level courses within the field of nanoscience  
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area.

Mathematics

  • Limited selection of bachelor level courses available to 2nd and 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background:

    Geometry Spring semester
    Complex Analysis Spring semester
    Macroeconomics Autumn semester
    Business-Economics Autumn semester

  • Master level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 3rd year bachelor students tare allowed to follow 1st year master courses, if they have a strong academic background within the relevant subject area.

  • Modules that are NOT available for exchange students are:
    Projects in Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematics-Economics
    Bachelor's Project
    Master's Thesis

Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • Limited selection of bachelor level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. 
  • Master level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 

Physics and Astronomy

  • Limited selection of bachelor level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. 
  • Master level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 

Faculty of Health

Medicine

All subjects offered through the Doctor of Medicine program are offered in Danish with the exception of the international semester in Medicine, taught in English.

  • No bachelor-level courses available
  • No individual clinical placements available
  • Master-level courses are available to exchange students who have completed a minimum of three years of medical study. 

Specifically for the international semester in Medicine:

To be eligible for enrollement, exchange students must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent (having completed at least three years of study) in Medicine.
  • Have a documented level of English corresponding to C1 level (CEFR scale).
  • Have spent considerable time in a clinic prior to enrollment
  • Ability to take medical history and to perform a physical examination of a patient.

Clinical placements during the semester can take place in both Aarhus and Herning

Find more information about courses and requirements for the international semester in Medicine

Exams

  • Fall semester exams takes place in January.
  • Spring semester exams takes place in June.

Sport Science

  • The majority of courses are taught in Danish
  • Limited selection of Bachelor-level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 
  • Fall semester exams take place in December and January.

Public Health

  • The majority of courses are taught in Danish
  • Limited selection of Bachelor-level courses available to 3rd year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to 120 ECTS. 
  • Master-level courses available to 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background, equivalent to min. 120 ECTS within relevant study area. 
  • Fall semester exams take place in December and January.

Master of Health Sciences

Master of Health Sciences is currently not open to exchange students.  

Master of Nursing

The Master of Nursing is currently not open to Exchange Students. 

Optometry and Visual Science

Optometry and Visual Science is currently not open to exchange students. 

Dentistry

 

Subjects offered by the Department of Dentistry and Oral Health at Aarhus University are only available to exchange students through partner agreements. 

The programme is only offered in Danish.

 

 

Dental Hygienist

Subjects offered by the Department of Dentistry and Oral Health at Aarhus University are only available to exchange students through partner agreements. 

The programme is only offered in Danish.

Dental Surgery Assistant

Subjects offered by the Department of Dentistry and Oral Health at Aarhus University are only available to exchange students through partner agreements. 

The programme is only offered in Danish.