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Social programme for new international students

ESN Aarhus & Studenterhus Aarhus are looking forward to welcome you to Aarhus! We will do our best to make sure you get a great introduction to your new city and meet a lot of new people. Some of these events are open for all, and you can just show up, others require that you book a ticket, so we can ensure a good experience.
All events that require sign-up can be found here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/l/en (filter: International intro 2023)
For all events, just look below:

If you have any questions about the intro weeks, contact Sigrun, international coordinator at Studenterhus Aarhus at sigrun@studenteruhsaarhus.dk

Social Activities 2023

22.01.2023
Time: 12:00 - 16:00

Big Intro day

Place: The University Park, by the lakeside auditorium

We will host some social activities in the lowest level at Søaauditoriet – come say hi!

24.01.2023
Time: 19:00 - 23:30

The Big Welcome Pub Quiz

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

Get to know your new city and meet new people with our big welcome pub quiz in Stakladen at Studenterhus Aarhus!
19:30: Doors open
20:00: The quiz begins
23:30: Doors close
You can come as a team or we can put you in teams when you arrive. There will be some snacks and the possibility of buying beverages in the bar..

No sign up necessary, but we close the doors when we reach full capacity!

25.01.2023
Time: 19:30 - 23:30

Movie Night

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

Enjoy a chill night with your new friends and learn a bit about your new country with one of our favorite Danish movies.
19:30: Doors open
20:00: The movie begins
23:30: Doors close
There will be some snacks and the possibility of buying beverages in the bar

No sign up necessary, but we close the doors when we reach full capacity!

27.01.2023
Time: 14:30 - 18:00

Danish Hygge Afternoon

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

Enjoy a Danish afternoon and experience the meaning of hygge. We’ll host some activities (includes the (in)famous cake challenge) and just get to know each other..

No sign up necessary, but we close the doors if we reach full capacity – if that happens just come hang out in the café!

28.01.2023
Time: 20:00 - 02:00

Big Welcome Party

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

Kick off your new semester in style with our big welcome party. We have invited our favorite DJ, found good deals for the bar and are just looking forward to meeting you all!

No sign up necessary. The event is free, but we do charge a small wardrobe fee so we can take good care of your things!

30.01.2023
Time: 20:00 - 23:00

Big Board Game Night

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

Join a ‘hyggelig’ evening with board games and other activities. We will set up a small bar as well.

No sign up necessary, but we close the doors when we reach full capacity!

01.02.2023
Time: 19:30 - 23:30

Movie Night

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

Enjoy a chill night with your new friends and learn a bit about your new country with one of our favorite Danish movies.
19:30: Doors open
20:00: The movie begins
23:30: Doors close
There will be some snacks and the possibility of buying beverages in the bar.

No sign up necessary, but we close the doors when we reach full capacity!

03.02.2023
Time: 14:00 - 18:00

Friday bar

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

This one is easy: Come by for our Friday bar!

No sign up necessary!

04.02.2023
Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Winter hike

Place: Brabrand Lake, Andebroen

Join us for a breathtaking winter hike around the beautiful Brabrand Lake.
Put on your best hiking shoes, a warm winter jacket and come say hi to the ducks as we walk the 10 km around the lake.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/yclj5q

05.02.2023
Time: 14:00 - 20:00

City Treasure Hunt

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

Explore the hidden gems of the city, get lost in the alleyways, find the best street art, your new favorite spot and much more.
The treasure hunt will take you from the university, downtown and back again, so bring your best shoes. 
Opening ceremonies at 14:00, and closing ceremonies at 20:30 in Studenterhus Aarhus.

Sign up: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/07mwb8

08.02.2023
Time: 17:00 - 18:30

Old Town Museum By Night

Place: Studenterhus Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus

We’ll explore one of Aarhus’ best museums by nightfall – enjoy the lights, the quiet and that eerie old time feeling.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/1ds4o4 

09.02.2023
Time: 16:45 - 18:30

Latern Walk

Place: Corner of Marienlundsvej and Dronning Margrethes Vej

Enjoy the crisp air and relaxed conversation as the darkness descends and our lanterns create that special atmosphere of “hygge” that is at its best in the dark months.

We will meet at the corner of Marienlundsvej and Dronning Margrethes Vej (right by the end station for 5A) at 16.45, and then walk together through Riis Skov.

Get out the gloves and earmuffs and join us for a magical afternoon – we will provide the lanterns.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/ac7jhm 

Walking Tours 2023

We will do different kinds of walking tours to introduce you to the new city. Sign up to secure a spot.

23.01.2023
Time: 15:00 - 17:30

Walking tour I: General Introduction

Get an introduction to the most important sites in the city centre and get inside tips from your guides.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/5tlt2c

23.01.2023
Time: 16:00 - 18:30

Walking tour II: General Introduction

Get an introduction to the most important sites in the city centre and get inside tips from your guides.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/0xn06g

25.01.2023
Time: 16:00 - 18:30

Walking tour III: General Introduction

Get an introduction to the most important sites in the city centre and get inside tips from your guides.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/0yotxf

26.01.202
Time: 16:00 - 18:30

Walking tour IV: Night Life

Get to know Aarhus night life and get some inside tips from your guides.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/z5g9pn 

30.01.202
Time: 16:00 - 18:30

Walking tour V: Culture Walk

Get an introduction to the most important sites in the city centre with a focus on Aarhus’ cultural life and get inside tips from your guides.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/vgr7ir

01.02.202
Time: 16:00 - 18:30

Walking tour VI: General Introduction

Get an introduction to the most important sites in the city centre and get inside tips from your guides.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/92304j

01.02.202
Time: 15:00 - 17:30

Walking tour VII: Street Art Tour

Get an introduction to Aarhus through some of our favorite street art.

Sign up here: https://event.it/studenterhusaarhus/06wd6i