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2021 courses

Our main application round deadline has passed, but don't worry:  

You can still apply for available courses in our second application round!

Application deadline for on-campus course is 1 June and online courses is 15 June

General information about our courses

Online vs. On-Campus

Our online courses are offered in a fully professional large scale set-up with online assistance. All courses will have synchronous online activities with strong focus on engaging online pedagocy amongst others developed by AU’s Centre for Educational Development.

Our On-Campus courses are planned to take place in Aarhus, Denmark, if the circumstance allow it.
Widely cited as one of the world’s most liveable places, Aarhus has all the advantages and resources of a big city while keeping to a manageable size.

Credits

All courses at AU Summer University is credit bearing.
You will be able to receive ECTS credits by attending the course and taking the exam. The portfolio of courses will differ in workload, duration, credits awarded, and level depending on the academic focus area.

You will only be able to attend one course at a time since all courses are intensive courses. 

5 ECTS courses have a workload between 125 - 150 hours depending on academic focus area. Teaching takes place between 2-4 weeks with a total number of contact hours between 25-30 of 45 min. depending on preparation time and workload, evaluation format and academic focus area. 

10 ECTS courses have a workload between 250 - 300 hours depending on academic focus area. Teaching takes place between 3-4 weeks with a total number of contact hours between 50-60 of 45 min. depending on preparation time and workload, evaluation format and academic focus area.

Fees

Students from AU's international partner universities, Aarhus University or any other Danish University, who are approved by their home university will not have to pay a course fee. 

If you cannot get a nomination from your home university, your university is not one of our partner universities or if you are not currently enrolled in a university you will have to pay a course fee.
The fee is determined by your citizenship (if you have an EU citizenship or not), the subject area and amount of ECTS credits of the course you are interested in. 

The exact EU And NON-EU fee for each course appears on the course page for each course.  

The course fee includes a 3% administration fee.

All fees are stated in EUROs.

You can cancel your registration up to 2 weeks before the course start. Within this deadline, we will refund the full amount you have paid. You do not have to provide a reason for cancelling.

Dates

Dates

2021 Teaching Dates 

Term 1: 5 July - 23 July.

Term 2: 26 July - 13 August.

Some courses may have other teaching dates. See individual course pages.

Application dates

15 January - April 8

How to apply

Our application deadline is April 8th and you can apply here

Venue(s)

AU Summer University courses are mainly held at Campus Aarhus. However some courses are placed outside Aarhus due to the fact that the content of the courses is related to a sudden location/need of material or laboratory. Please look at each courses page for the venue of the course.     

Course search

Type any word to search for courses with that word in title or description

On-Campus courses

Our On-Campus courses are planned to take place in Aarhus*, Denmark, if the circumstance allow it.
Widely cited as one of the world’s most liveable places, Aarhus has all the advantages and resources of a big city while keeping to a manageable size.

*unless specifically stated on the course page, a few courses are taught outside Aarhus. 

Courses by academic area

Culture & Media

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee NON-EU fee 
Site-specific audiodrama  BA1026/7-13/88241579
Sounding city - sonic interventions and storytelling for liveable urban spaces BA109/8-20/88241373

Humanities

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Histories and Languages of the Viking Age: Old Norse & Medieval Latin BA105/7-23/78241373

Natural Science

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions  MA52/8-13/81371245
Hands-on advanced methods and techniques in plant science and biotechnology  MA516/8-27/81371245

Social Science

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
International Organisation and Cooperation MA105/7-23/76871717

Technical Science

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Diagnosis of Plant Disease MA528/6-9/71371245
Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle Herds MA59/8-19/81371245
Food & Ingredients MA527/7-7/81371245

Health & Medicine

CourseLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Translational PhyschobiologyBA55/7-23/75841313
How to write and publish a research paperMA52/8-13/85841313
Psychoactive drugs in forensic medicineMA526/7-13/85841313
Clinical Global Infectious DiseasesMA59/8-27/85841313

Courses by level

Bachelor courses

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Site-specific audiodrama Culture & Media 1026/7-13/88241579
Sounding city - sonic interventions and storytelling for liveable urban spacesCulture & Media 109/8-20/88241373
Translational PhyschobiologyHealth & Medicine 55/7-23/7  
Genetic Engineering using CRISPR/CasHealth & Medicine 59/8-20/85841313
Histories and Languages of the Viking Age: Old Norse & Medieval LatinHumanities 105/7-23/78241373

Master courses

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions Natural Science 52/8-13/81371245
Hands-on advanced methods and techniques in plant science and biotechnology Natural Science 516/8-27/81371245
International Organisation and CooperationSocial Science 105/7-23/76871717
Diagnosis of Plant DiseaseTechnical Science 528/6-9/71371245
Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle HerdsTechnical Science 59/8-19/81371245
Food & IngredientsTechnical Science 527/7-7/8137

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Courses by dates

Term 1 courses (starting July 5th)

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Diagnosis of Plant DiseaseTechnical ScienceMA528/6-9/71371245
Translational PhyschobiologyHealth & Medicine BA55/7-23/7  
Histories and Languages of the Viking Age: Old Norse & Medieval LatinHumanities BA105/7-23/78241373
International Organisation and CooperationSocial Science MA105/7-23/76871717

Term 2 courses (starting July 26th)

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Site-specific audiodrama Culture & Media BA1026/7-13/88241579
Sounding city - sonic interventions and storytelling for liveable urban spacesCulture & Media BA109/8-20/88241373
Genetic Engineering using CRISPR/CasHealth & Medicine BA59/8-20/85841313
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions Natural Science MA52/8-13/81371245
Hands-on advanced methods and techniques in plant science and biotechnology Natural Science MA516/8-27/81371245
Food & IngredientsTechnical ScienceMA527/7-7/81371245
Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle HerdsTechnical Science MA59/8-19/81371245

Online courses

Our online courses are offered in a fully professional large scale set-up with online assistance. All courses will have synchronous online activities with strong focus on engaging online pedagocy, developed by AU’s Centre for Educational Development.

Courses by academic area

Computer Science

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Six Sigma Design & InnovationMorningMA1026/7-13/86871245

Culture & Media

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Reading Women: Contemporary Feminist Literature from Latin America and Spain AfternoonBA105/7-23/78241373
Serial(ized) crime on TV across EuropeMorningBA105/7-23/78241579

Economics & Finance

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Financial Analysis and Decision Making-A Simulation Approach BA55/7-16/7343730
Global Logistics & International TradeMorningBA55/7-16/7343730
Google Analytics and Web Traffic Acquisition BA526/7-6/8343730
Money and BankingMorningBA526/7-6/8343730
Financial Analytics in RAfternoonMA526/7-6/8343858

Health & Medicine

Humanities

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
The Humanities and the Global Environmental CrisisMid dayBA1026/7-13/88241373
Talk at Work MorningBA1026/7-13/88241373
Reading Narratives of Slavery, Memory and Human RightsBA102/8-13/8  

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Introduction to Design Thinking: Understanding Creativity and Applying Innovation in Real Life AfternoonBA55/7-16/7343730

 

Law

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Animal Law MA105/7-23/712361717
Current issues in international Human Rights Law  MA1026/7-13/812361717

Management

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Positive Organisational Behaviour (POB)MorningBA55/7-16/7343730
Strategic Management of Risk BA55/7-16/7343730
Vision, Decision, and Leadership MA526/7-6/8343858
Management information systems (MIS)AfternoonMA1026/7-13/86871717

Marketing

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Interactive Service Marketing MA1026/7-13/86871717

Natural Science

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions MA52/8-13/81371245

Social Science

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Youth, Drugs and Alcohol: Social Science Approaches BA105/7-23/76871459
Substance Use Disorders: Critical Views on Interventions and Recovery BA1026/7-13/86871459

Technical Science

CourseTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Gene MappingMorningMA52/8-6/81371245
Genomic prediction in animals and plantsMorningMA59/8-13/81371245

Courses by level

Bachelor courses

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Reading Women: Contemporary Feminist Literature from Latin America and Spain Culture & MediaAfternoon105/7-23/78241373
Serial(ized) crime on TV across EuropeCulture & MediaMorning105/7-23/78241579
Financial Analysis and Decision Making-A Simulation ApproachEconomics & Finance 55/7-16/7343730
Global Logistics & International TradeEconomics & FinanceMorning55/7-16/7343730
Google Analytics and Web Traffic AcquisitionEconomics & Finance 526/7-6/8343730
Money and BankingEconomics & FinanceMorning526/7-6/8343730
The Humanities and the Global Environmental CrisisHumanitiesMid day1026/7-13/88241373
Talk at Work HumanitiesMorning1026/7-13/88241373
Reading Narratives of Slavery, Memory and Human RightsHumanities 102/8-13/8  
Introduction to Design Thinking: Understanding Creativity and Applying Innovation in Real Life Innovation & EntrepreneurshipAfternoon55/7-16/7343730
Positive Organisational Behaviour (POB)ManagementMorning55/7-16/7343730
Strategic Management of RiskManagement 55/7-16/7343730
Youth, Drugs and Alcohol: Social Science ApproachesSocial Science105/7-23/76871459
Substance Use Disorders: Critical Views on Interventions and RecoverySocial Science 1026/7-13/86871459

Master courses

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Six Sigma Design & InnovationComputer ScienceMorning1026/7-13/86871245
Financial Analytics in REconomics & FinanceAfternoon526/7-6/8343858
Animal LawLaw 105/7-23/712361717
Current issues in international Human Rights Law Law 1026/7-13/812361717
Vision, Decision, and LeadershipManagement 526/7-6/8343858
Management information systems (MIS)ManagementAfternoon1026/7-13/86871717
Interactive Service MarketingMarketing 1026/7-13/86871717
Gene MappingTechnical ScienceMorning52/8-6/81371245
Genomic prediction in animals and plantsTechnical ScienceMorning59/8-13/81371245
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Cognitive NeuroscienceHealth & Medicine55/7-23/7584

1313

The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN)Health & Medicine55/7-23/75841313
Mother-Child-HealthHealth & Medicine526/7-13/83781313
Healthy Entrepreneurship and InnovationHealth & Medicine52/8-13/83781313

Courses by dates

Term 1 courses (starting July 5th)

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Reading Women: Contemporary Feminist Literature from Latin America and Spain Culture & MediaAfternoonBA105/7-23/78241373
Serial(ized) crime on TV across EuropeCulture & MediaMorningBA105/7-23/78241579
Financial Analysis and Decision Making-A Simulation ApproachEconomics & Finance BA55/7-16/7343730
Global Logistics & International TradeEconomics & FinanceMorningBA55/7-16/7343730
Introduction to Design Thinking: Understanding Creativity and Applying Innovation in Real Life Innovation & EntrepreneurshipAfternoonBA55/7-16/7343730
Animal LawLaw MA105/7-23/712361717
Positive Organisational Behaviour (POB)ManagementMorningBA55/7-16/7343730
Strategic Management of RiskManagement BA55/7-16/7343730
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Cognitive NeuroscienceHealth & MedicineMA55/7-23/75841313
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN)Health & MedicineMA55/7-23/7584

1313

Term 2 courses (starting July 26th)

CourseAcademic areaTime of dayLevelECTSDatesEU fee €NON-EU fee €
Six Sigma Design & InnovationComputer ScienceMorningMA1026/7-13/86871245
Google Analytics and Web Traffic AcquisitionEconomics & Finance BA526/7-6/8343730
Money and BankingEconomics & FinanceMorningBA526/7-6/8343730
Financial Analytics in REconomics & FinanceAfternoonMA526/7-6/8343858
The Humanities and the Global Environmental CrisisHumanitiesMid dayBA1026/7-13/88241373
Talk at Work HumanitiesMorningBA1026/7-13/88241373
Reading Narratives of Slavery, Memory and Human RightsHumanities BA102/8-13/8  
Current issues in international Human Rights Law Law MA1026/7-13/812361717
Vision, Decision, and LeadershipManagement MA526/7-6/8343858
Management information systems (MIS)ManagementAfternoonMA1026/7-13/86871717
Interactive Service MarketingMarketing MA1026/7-13/86871717
Substance Use Disorders: Critical Views on Interventions and RecoverySocial Science BA1026/7-13/86871459
Gene MappingTechnical ScienceMorningMA52/8-6/81371245
Genomic prediction in animals and plantsTechnical ScienceMorningMA59/8-13/81371245
Mother-Child-HealthHealth & MedicineMA526/7-13/83781313
Healthy Entrepreneurship and InnovationHealth & MedicineMA52/8-13/83781313