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Academic pre-requisites & restrictions

Aarhus BSS

Exchange students at Aarhus BSS can apply to one subject area only. Students are not allowed to take courses from more than one subject area at Aarhus BSS. 

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. 

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 on the Course webpage.

Law

  • Master-level courses are available to 3rd, 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background.
  • In order to be admitted students must have passed courses equivalent of at least 120 ECTS within Law at their home university.
  • Available courses can be found in the AU Course Catalogue. Please note that only courses offered to "Exchange" (under Course type) and by the Department of Law are available.
  • There are no bachelor-level courses available.

Political Science 

  • Master-level courses are available to 3rd, 4th and 5th year exchange students with relevant academic background.
  • 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 can be found in the AU Course Catalogue. Please note that only courses offered to "Exchange" (under Course type) and by the Department of Political Science are available.
  • There are no bachelor-level courses available. 

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 can be found in the AU Course Catalogue. Please note that only courses offered to "Exchange" (under Course type) and by the Department of Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences are available.

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.

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

Engineering

  • 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 a Bachelor degree in relevant engineering field. 
  • Fall semester exams take place in December and January.

Agroecology

  • No Bachelor-level courses available.
  • 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.

Animal and Plant Science

  • No Bachelor-level courses available.
  • 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.

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. 
  • Fall semester exams take place in December and January.

Chemistry

  • 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.

Computer Science

  • 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.

Food Science

  • No Bachelor-level courses available.
  • 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.

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. 
  • Fall semester exams take place in December and January.

Nanoscience

  • 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.

Mathematics

  • 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.

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. 
  • Fall semester exams take place in December and January.

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. 
  • Fall semester exams take place in December and January.

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 programmet 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 programmet 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 programmet is only offered in Danish.