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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

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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

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee  NON-EU fee 
Site-specific audiodrama    BA 10 26/7-13/8 824 1579
Sounding city - sonic interventions and storytelling for liveable urban spaces   BA 10 9/8-20/8 824 1373

Humanities

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Histories and Languages of the Viking Age: Old Norse & Medieval Latin   BA 10 5/7-23/7 824 1373

Natural Science

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions    MA 5 2/8-13/8 137 1245
Hands-on advanced methods and techniques in plant science and biotechnology    MA 5 16/8-27/8 137 1245

Social Science

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
International Organisation and Cooperation   MA 10 5/7-23/7 687 1717

Technical Science

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Diagnosis of Plant Disease   MA 5 28/6-9/7 137 1245
Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle Herds   MA 5 9/8-19/8 137 1245
Food & Ingredients   MA 5 27/7-7/8 137 1245

Health & Medicine

Course Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Translational Physchobiology BA 5 5/7-23/7 584 1313
How to write and publish a research paper MA 5 2/8-13/8 584 1313
Psychoactive drugs in forensic medicine MA 5 26/7-13/8 584 1313
Clinical Global Infectious Diseases MA 5 9/8-27/8 584 1313

Courses by level

Bachelor courses

Course Academic area Time of day ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Site-specific audiodrama  Culture & Media   10 26/7-13/8 824 1579
Sounding city - sonic interventions and storytelling for liveable urban spaces Culture & Media   10 9/8-20/8 824 1373
Translational Physchobiology Health & Medicine   5 5/7-23/7    
Genetic Engineering using CRISPR/Cas Health & Medicine   5 9/8-20/8 584 1313
Histories and Languages of the Viking Age: Old Norse & Medieval Latin Humanities   10 5/7-23/7 824 1373

Master courses

Course Academic area Time of day ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions  Natural Science   5 2/8-13/8 137 1245
Hands-on advanced methods and techniques in plant science and biotechnology  Natural Science   5 16/8-27/8 137 1245
International Organisation and Cooperation Social Science   10 5/7-23/7 687 1717
Diagnosis of Plant Disease Technical Science   5 28/6-9/7 137 1245
Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle Herds Technical Science   5 9/8-19/8 137 1245
Food & Ingredients Technical Science   5 27/7-7/8 137

1245

Courses by dates

Term 1 courses (starting July 5th)

Course Academic area Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Diagnosis of Plant Disease Technical Science MA 5 28/6-9/7 137 1245
Translational Physchobiology Health & Medicine   BA 5 5/7-23/7    
Histories and Languages of the Viking Age: Old Norse & Medieval Latin Humanities   BA 10 5/7-23/7 824 1373
International Organisation and Cooperation Social Science   MA 10 5/7-23/7 687 1717

Term 2 courses (starting July 26th)

Course Academic area Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Site-specific audiodrama  Culture & Media   BA 10 26/7-13/8 824 1579
Sounding city - sonic interventions and storytelling for liveable urban spaces Culture & Media   BA 10 9/8-20/8 824 1373
Genetic Engineering using CRISPR/Cas Health & Medicine   BA 5 9/8-20/8 584 1313
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions  Natural Science   MA 5 2/8-13/8 137 1245
Hands-on advanced methods and techniques in plant science and biotechnology  Natural Science   MA 5 16/8-27/8 137 1245
Food & Ingredients Technical Science MA 5 27/7-7/8 137 1245
Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle Herds Technical Science   MA 5 9/8-19/8 137 1245

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

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Six Sigma Design & Innovation Morning MA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1245

Culture & Media

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Reading Women: Contemporary Feminist Literature from Latin America and Spain  Afternoon BA 10 5/7-23/7 824 1373
Serial(ized) crime on TV across Europe Morning BA 10 5/7-23/7 824 1579

Economics & Finance

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Financial Analysis and Decision Making-A Simulation Approach   BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Global Logistics & International Trade Morning BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Google Analytics and Web Traffic Acquisition   BA 5 26/7-6/8 343 730
Money and Banking Morning BA 5 26/7-6/8 343 730
Financial Analytics in R Afternoon MA 5 26/7-6/8 343 858

Health & Medicine

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Course Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Cognitive Neuroscience MA 5 5/7-23/7 584 1313
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN) MA 5 5/7-23/7 584 1313
Mother-Child-Health MA 5 26/7-13/8 378 1313
Healthy Entrepreneurship and Innovation MA 5 2/8-13/8 378 1313
Genetic Engineering using CRISP/CAS MA 5 9/8-20/8 584 1313

Humanities

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
The Humanities and the Global Environmental Crisis Mid day BA 10 26/7-13/8 824 1373
Talk at Work  Morning BA 10 26/7-13/8 824 1373
Reading Narratives of Slavery, Memory and Human Rights BA 10 2/8-13/8    

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Introduction to Design Thinking: Understanding Creativity and Applying Innovation in Real Life  Afternoon BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730

 

Law

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Animal Law   MA 10 5/7-23/7 1236 1717
Current issues in international Human Rights Law    MA 10 26/7-13/8 1236 1717

Management

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Positive Organisational Behaviour (POB) Morning BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Strategic Management of Risk   BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Vision, Decision, and Leadership   MA 5 26/7-6/8 343 858
Management information systems (MIS) Afternoon MA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1717

Marketing

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Interactive Service Marketing   MA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1717

Natural Science

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Climate Change - Cross-disciplinary Challenges and Solutions  MA 5 2/8-13/8 137 1245

Social Science

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Youth, Drugs and Alcohol: Social Science Approaches   BA 10 5/7-23/7 687 1459
Substance Use Disorders: Critical Views on Interventions and Recovery   BA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1459

Technical Science

Course Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Gene Mapping Morning MA 5 2/8-6/8 137 1245
Genomic prediction in animals and plants Morning MA 5 9/8-13/8 137 1245

Courses by level

Bachelor courses

Course Academic area Time of day ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Reading Women: Contemporary Feminist Literature from Latin America and Spain  Culture & Media Afternoon 10 5/7-23/7 824 1373
Serial(ized) crime on TV across Europe Culture & Media Morning 10 5/7-23/7 824 1579
Financial Analysis and Decision Making-A Simulation Approach Economics & Finance   5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Global Logistics & International Trade Economics & Finance Morning 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Google Analytics and Web Traffic Acquisition Economics & Finance   5 26/7-6/8 343 730
Money and Banking Economics & Finance Morning 5 26/7-6/8 343 730
The Humanities and the Global Environmental Crisis Humanities Mid day 10 26/7-13/8 824 1373
Talk at Work  Humanities Morning 10 26/7-13/8 824 1373
Reading Narratives of Slavery, Memory and Human Rights Humanities   10 2/8-13/8    
Introduction to Design Thinking: Understanding Creativity and Applying Innovation in Real Life  Innovation & Entrepreneurship Afternoon 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Positive Organisational Behaviour (POB) Management Morning 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Strategic Management of Risk Management   5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Youth, Drugs and Alcohol: Social Science Approaches Social Science 10 5/7-23/7 687 1459
Substance Use Disorders: Critical Views on Interventions and Recovery Social Science   10 26/7-13/8 687 1459

Master courses

Course Academic area Time of day ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Six Sigma Design & Innovation Computer Science Morning 10 26/7-13/8 687 1245
Financial Analytics in R Economics & Finance Afternoon 5 26/7-6/8 343 858
Animal Law Law   10 5/7-23/7 1236 1717
Current issues in international Human Rights Law  Law   10 26/7-13/8 1236 1717
Vision, Decision, and Leadership Management   5 26/7-6/8 343 858
Management information systems (MIS) Management Afternoon 10 26/7-13/8 687 1717
Interactive Service Marketing Marketing   10 26/7-13/8 687 1717
Gene Mapping Technical Science Morning 5 2/8-6/8 137 1245
Genomic prediction in animals and plants Technical Science Morning 5 9/8-13/8 137 1245
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Cognitive Neuroscience Health & Medicine 5 5/7-23/7 584

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The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN) Health & Medicine 5 5/7-23/7 584 1313
Mother-Child-Health Health & Medicine 5 26/7-13/8 378 1313
Healthy Entrepreneurship and InnovationHealth & Medicine 5 2/8-13/8 378 1313

Courses by dates

Term 1 courses (starting July 5th)

Course Academic area Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Reading Women: Contemporary Feminist Literature from Latin America and Spain  Culture & Media Afternoon BA 10 5/7-23/7 824 1373
Serial(ized) crime on TV across Europe Culture & Media Morning BA 10 5/7-23/7 824 1579
Financial Analysis and Decision Making-A Simulation Approach Economics & Finance   BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Global Logistics & International Trade Economics & Finance Morning BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Introduction to Design Thinking: Understanding Creativity and Applying Innovation in Real Life  Innovation & Entrepreneurship Afternoon BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Animal Law Law   MA 10 5/7-23/7 1236 1717
Positive Organisational Behaviour (POB) Management Morning BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
Strategic Management of Risk Management   BA 5 5/7-16/7 343 730
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Cognitive Neuroscience Health & Medicine MA 5 5/7-23/7 584 1313
The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN) Health & Medicine MA 5 5/7-23/7 584

1313

Term 2 courses (starting July 26th)

Course Academic area Time of day Level ECTS Dates EU fee € NON-EU fee €
Six Sigma Design & Innovation Computer Science Morning MA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1245
Google Analytics and Web Traffic Acquisition Economics & Finance   BA 5 26/7-6/8 343 730
Money and Banking Economics & Finance Morning BA 5 26/7-6/8 343 730
Financial Analytics in R Economics & Finance Afternoon MA 5 26/7-6/8 343 858
The Humanities and the Global Environmental Crisis Humanities Mid day BA 10 26/7-13/8 824 1373
Talk at Work  Humanities Morning BA 10 26/7-13/8 824 1373
Reading Narratives of Slavery, Memory and Human Rights Humanities   BA 10 2/8-13/8    
Current issues in international Human Rights Law  Law   MA 10 26/7-13/8 1236 1717
Vision, Decision, and Leadership Management   MA 5 26/7-6/8 343 858
Management information systems (MIS) Management Afternoon MA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1717
Interactive Service Marketing Marketing   MA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1717
Substance Use Disorders: Critical Views on Interventions and Recovery Social Science   BA 10 26/7-13/8 687 1459
Gene Mapping Technical Science Morning MA 5 2/8-6/8 137 1245
Genomic prediction in animals and plants Technical Science Morning MA 5 9/8-13/8 137 1245
Mother-Child-Health Health & Medicine MA 5 26/7-13/8 378 1313
Healthy Entrepreneurship and Innovation Health & Medicine MA 5 2/8-13/8 378 1313