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Natural Sciences Intro Days

The Autumn 2024 Intro Week is from Sunday August 18 to Friday August 22. 


NB: The programme will be updated on an ongoing basis until mid-August.

There is also a social programme

Intro Days Programme

Sunday August 18: Welcome Event

Who: All new international students at AU

Time: Sunday 18 August, time: 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

Sign up: You have received the invite and sign-up link via e-mail

Content (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): 

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 - times are subject to change: 

- Welcome to Aarhus University, the city of Aarhus and Aarhus Studenthouse (45 mins) (12:30, 13:30)

- Introduction to Danish (45 mins) (12:30, 14:30)

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

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

Before, after or in-between 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 relax hanging with your fellow students and the Studenthouse.

- Come by the 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.

Monday August 19: Online CPR Q&A Event

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

Who: All new international students at AU

Time: 9.00-10.00 am CET 

Place: Online, link will be sent by mail

Host: International Office, AU

Content:

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

Wednesday August 21

Welcome to Natural and Technical Sciences

Who: International students at Natural and Technical Sciences

Place: Ny Munkegade 120, 8000 Aarhus C. Room 1534-125 (Auditorium E)
You can find a map of AU through this link or download the app AU Find to your smartphone

Host: International Office, Nat-Tech

Time: TBA

Programme:

  • Welcome and short introduction to faculties by vice dean 
  • Presentation by researcher
  • Info-session by International team
  • Q&A
  • Break: Cake will be served outside the auditorium
  • Fun and games with iMentor. The mentors will come and pick you up during the break. 

Thursday August 22:

Introduction and welcome meetings at your department (main subject area/programme)

Meet the academic coordinators from your department and learn more about your degree programme, the local study environment and meet your fellow students. Find the specific time and location for your departmental introduction below. 

You can find a map of AU through this link or download the app 'AU Find' to your smartphone.


Degree programmes/subject areas:
 

  • Computer Science, IT Product Development: 
    TBA
  • Biology: 
    TBA

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics:
    TBA

  • Mathematics: 
    TBA

  • Physics and Astronomy:
    TBA

  • Chemistry:
    TBA

  • Geoscience:
    TBA

  • Nanoscience:
    TBA