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BSS Intro Days

Intro Week Programme for all BSS Exchange Students

This programme is for all BSS exchange students studying Business, Economics, Political Science, Law, and Psychology.

The Autumn 2021 Intro Week will take place in weeks 34-35 2021 (starting 23 of August) and some activities will be online (information meetings for all students). There will also be a dinner on Thursday 2 of September. Links to the online events will be sent separately by email. The programme is subject to change!

We hope to be able have social activities in smaller groups, it all depends on COVID-19. 


Monday

10:00 Welcome to AU by international director Rikke Nielsen

10:15 Introduction to the university, to Aarhus and your life in Denmark

11:00 International Student House – a student house for everyone

11:20 Tips from Arianna, one of our current international students

11:40 Get to know fellow students

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Denmark and Danes (titel to be added), by Helen Russel

14:30 Q&A about CPR registration (optional)     

Tuesday

Registration for CPR with SIRI

CPR number and EU residence document: EU students can apply for Danish CPR number and EU residence document at DOKK1 if they have booked an appointment for this day. See received e-mail for instructions,.

Introduction and welcome to Department of Law

Meet a representative from the Department of Law and learn about your local study environment 

12-13 Only for Law students. Building 1324, Lecture Theater 011 (Tvillingauditorium) 

Meet fellow students: free and fun social events and games are taking place for all new international AU students during the whole day (and week) in the university park.

Come and join, just remember to sign up! 

Wednesday

9.30-10.30: Welcome to Aarhus BSS (online)

  • Welcome remarks by Vice Dean Morten Rask
  • Introduction and practical information by the exchange team at Arhus BSS

10.45-11.45: Introduction to the Aarhus BSS libraries and study counselling services (online)

  • Learn about the location and services of the university libraries and Aarhus BSS study counselling

14-16: Campus tours (on campus)

  • Learn more about the campus area and facilities by joining your Buddy group for a campus tour (meeting point to be confirmed)

16: Snacks and games

  • Grab a board game and a picnic basket from the international office and hang around the university park with your Buddy group

Links to online activities will be sent in an email.

Thursday

9-9.45: Morning run (optional)

  • Join the Buddies for a morning run in Risskov forest (meeting point to be confirmed)

11-12: Trust – the secret sauce of Danish welfare society (online)

  • Inspirational lecture by Professor Gert Tinggaard Svendsen about the concept of trust in Danish society
  • Link here

13-14: Introduction and welcome to your local department

  • Meet a representative from your department and learn about your local study environment

Psychology, physical event:  Building 1350, room on 6th floor     
Political Science, physical event:  Building 1330, room 024    
Business and Economics, online: Link will be sent out at a later stage

16.30-18: Evening swim in the outdoor harbour pool (optional)

  • Join the Buddies for a refreshing evening swim in the harbor –don’t worry, the water is clean! (meeting point to be confirmed)

Links to online activities will be sent out by email.

Friday

11.15-13.00: Open help desk with International Coordinators (online)

  • Got questions concerning your studies at BSS? The exchange team at BSS is online and ready to help.

Link will be sent out by email

15-17: City treasure hunt in Buddy groups

  • Get to know the city by joining an epic city treasure hunt – great prizes at stake (meeting point and details to be confirmed) 

18: Dinner at Aarhus Street Food

Join fellow exchange students and Exchange Buddies for dinner or a drink – many different food dishes to choose from   

Programme subject to changes


Being an exchange student at Aarhus BSS