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Intro for international full degree students

Introduction week programme

Please see the intro week programme below and be aware that your study programme might also organise intro activities for you Thursday or Friday (or in the week after). We look forward to seeing you on campus!


EXPECTED: Sunday 20 August: Welcome Event for all AU students

Who: All new international students at AU

Time: Expected Sunday August 20, 12:00-16:00

Place: On campus, by the Lakeside Auditoriums, Bartholins Allé 3, 8000 Aarhus C
(see map in PDF)

Host: International Office, AU


This is your first day on campus! We will welcome you and you will get a great chance to meet your fellow students and to be introduced to your new university and city, as well as Danish culture and language.

Presentations (You will receive the invite and sign-up links via e-mail): 

- Welcome to Aarhus University, the city of Aarhus and Aarhus Studenthouse (45 mins) (12:30)

- Introduction to Denmark, Danes and Danish (45 mins) (13:30, 14:30, 15:30)

- Q&A coffee with current students (20 mins) (13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00 or 15:30)

- Be introduced to Trust and what it means for Danish culture (short film with AU Professor Gert Tinggaard Svendsen will be shown several times during this afternoon)

Before, after or inbetween presentations:

- Visit our handpicked info- and student relevant booths 12:00-16:00.

- Buy food, coffee and cake at our AU Cantine especially open for you on this day from 12:00-16:00.

- Enjoy fun games and relaxing hanging out with your fellow students and the Studenthouse.

- Come by our AU Water Bottle booth to pick up your free water bottle.

The day is 100% FREE for you! But bring money (no cash  - only credit cards) for food or bring your own lunch/afternoon snack.

Time:TBA Online CPR Q&A (optional)

Q&A session about social security number etc. (optional)

Who: All new international students at AU

Time: TBA

Place: Online, link will be sent by mail

Host: International Office, AU


If you have questions about getting your social security number or other things, you are welcome to drop into this Q&A session, where we will be ready to answer your questions.

Time:TBA Welcome event for NATTECH students

Who: All international students studying at the faculties of Natural and Technical Sciences at Aarhus University (sign-up necessary - invitation will be sent via email)

Time: TBA

Place: On campus - International Centre - Building 1650

Host: International Office, AU

Programme of the day:

10.00 Welcome and intro

10.30 Learn about student networks to join, about career services, and more

11.00 Meet your fellow new students and also some current international students

12.00 Lunch - free sandwich will be served