Aarhus University Seal

Teach at AU Summer University

We are now open for applications/course proposals for 2025 - Application deadline is August 18th 2024

Below you can find more practical information about teaching at AU Summer University and how to propose a course for AU Summer University 2025.

Call for Business, Economics and Management course proposals (summer 2025)

Aarhus University, Business and Social Sciences, hereby invites faculty members to teach for three weeks in July and August 2025 at AU Summer University.

This is your chance to become a vising teacher at a top 100 university, at a university which vision is to be a research-intensive university that aspires to the highest international quality and excels in creating value through knowledge, new insights and collaboration, in addition to facilitating connections between Denmark and the world.

For 2025 it is only possible to propose business courses, within Management, Economics or Business Economics. 

Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D degree and will be selected according to their teaching and research experience, and publication record within the field of the proposed course.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

Course proposal template

When you apply, there are three key documents you need to submit: 

  • your course proposal (upload under "application")
  • your CV
  • your PhD certificate (upload under "diploma")

Please upload the course proposal under "application" in the application system. You do not have to attach a cover letter or any other form of motivation. The Exam form guidelines refered to in the proposal template can be found here

Important dates

August 2024
Application deadline August 18th. Please beware of time differences. The application closes at 23.59 Danish time.

Mid-September 2024
Candidates will be contacted if their course has been selected. Candidates should be prepared to submit an extended course proposal for final approval late September. 

Teaching periods for 2025
You can choose to run your course in 
Term 1: 2 July - 18 July 2025
Term 223 July - 8 August 2025

You are expected to teach all weekdays from 9-13, start and end date included. Class size ranges between 20-40 students.

Besides teaching, we expect you to assess the written exam and two retakes.

Financial matters

The salary offered is 8075 EURO. We also pay for one return ticket on economy class.
Your salary will be subject to taxation in Denmark, and the tax rate will be around 25%. Double taxation agreements may have an influence on the total taxation of your income in Denmark when declared at home.

Housing during your course

AU Housing offers housing services to international guest lecturers teaching at the AU Summer University 2025. 
From your salary, you are expected to cover the cost of housing as well as other living costs incurred during your stay.
You will receive further information via email if your course is selected. 

Propose an economics course

At the Department of Economics and Business Economics, we are looking for lecturers who can teach at Bachelor or Master’s level within, but not limited to, the following fields:

  • Business Intelligence
    • Machine and Deep Learning – Applications and Case Studies in Business
    • Artificial Intelligence and Generative Artificial Intelligence in Business
    • Explainable Artificial Intelligence
    • E-commerce, Web and Social Media Analytics in Business
  • Programming for Business
  • Business Economics
  • Industrial Organization and Trade
  • Finance
    • Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology
    • Sustainable Finance
    • Private Equity
    • Market Microstructure
    • Trading (High Frequency)
    • Commodity Markets
    • Quantum Computing in Finance
    • Artificial Intelligence in Finance
  • Quantitative Methods in Economics
  • Business Operations
    • Logistics and Supply Chain
    • Lean Management
    • Operations Research and Artificial Intelligence
  • Inter-disciplinary courses involving business and economics disciplines

So, if your course is within or related to these fields, please go to the job advertisement from the Department of Economics and Business Economics in order to submit.

Propose a management course

At the Department of Management, we are looking for lecturers who can teach at Bachelor’s or Master’s levels within, but not limited to, the following fields:

  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Organization studies
  • Marketing (B2B and B2C)
  • Sourcing and Purchasing management
  • Retail management
  • Management accounting and control
  • Financial accounting and auditing (including specialized topics such as forensic accounting and audit data analytics)
  • International business
  • Business Psychology
  • Digitalization (e.g. data governance and cybersecurity)
  • Inter-disciplinary courses involving the management discipline

So, if your course is within or related to these fields, please go to the job advertisement from the Department of Management in order to submit.

My intended course proposal is not related to Management or Economics / Business Economics

It is unfortunately not possible to propose courses outside the academic field areas of Management, Economics or Business Economics for AU Summer University 2025.