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Aarhus University - Summer Exchange
Aarhus, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
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Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
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Exchange Short-Term
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AU Summer University

Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Program dates: 3 – 20 July 2018
Sydney exchange application deadline: 8 March 2018
Partner application deadline: 15 March 2018
Duration: 2.5 weeks
Type: Exchange


Denmark - Aarhus Universitet - campus
Program details
Spend 3 weeks in Aarhus, a European Capital of culture and history! Choose from a diverse range of world-class courses, and delve into the heart of Scandinavian culture in this harbourside hub of rich Viking heritage. The program includes social and cultural activities that will ensure you benefit both personally and educationally.

Academic Information

Level: Undergraduate 
Language:  Classes are instructed in English
Relevant subject areas:  
- Business (Finance, Management)
- Arts and Social Sciences (Languages & Cultures, History, Media and Communication, Political Science)
- Science (Psychology, STEM, Health)
- Engineering
- Law
Credit points: 5 – 10 ECTS (depending on the chosen course)
General conversion: 7.5 ECTS = 6 USyd credits

View full course information on the Aarhus University website.

Applying for academic credit
You must have approval from your faculty to receive academic credit towards your Sydney course to be eligible for an exchange place. The approval will need to be uploaded to your Sydney Abroad application prior to the exchange deadline, Thursday 8 March 2018.
How to apply for academic credit. 

Useful Information 

Local Overview
As Denmark’s second city, Aarhus offers many of the charms of Copenhagen but in a more relaxed atmosphere. It has a large student population, with several festivals through the year, and offers some excellent museums and restaurants amid the parks and cobbled streets.

Host institution
AU is recognised internationally for the quality of its research and education. Its main academic areas are Arts, Science and Technology, Health Sciences and the School of Business and Social Sciences. Its main campus is situated around the University Park, which is popular with students for leisure as well as studying, while the vibrant life of the city centre is only a few minutes away.

AU Housing assists international Summer University students finding a place to stay during the course. It is recommended that you apply for accommodation as soon as you receive your acceptance from Aarhus University.
View full accommodation details on the Aarhus website.


Tuition: The University of Sydney has an exchange agreement with Aarhus University, which allows students from each institution to study at the other, as part of the student exchange program. University of Sydney students in this course will be enrolled in an exchange unit of study at the University of Sydney and will pay tuition fees at Sydney for this unit. You will not pay tuition fees at Aarhus, however you must ensure you budget for other expenses.

Scholarships: 10 x AUD $1,000 Sydney Abroad exchange scholarships (no application required).
These Sydney Abroad scholarships are only available to currently enrolled University of Sydney students who are accepted by Aarhus University as an exchange student.

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.

Other costs: Flights, accommodation, living expenses, visa, additional travel. Aarhus estimate that these costs will come to around EURO €860 to €940 (approx. AUD $1,325 - $1,450). For more information about costs, please see Aarhus University's website.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required. 

How to Apply

It is important that you understand the requirements and structure of your course (and major/s) to ensure that you select appropriate units of study at your host institution which can be credited towards your degree. To help understand your course structure, you should consult your Faculty Handbook published in the year in which you commenced your course (eg. if you began a Bachelor of Commerce in 2016, you should look at the Business School Undergraduate Handbook from 2016). Pre-2017 Handbooks can be found in the handbook archive.

Please ensure you read all information on this brochure page, taking note of and deadlines and any requirements detailed.

To apply to this program you will need to:
1. Submit an application for academic credit
2. Complete and submit the Sydney Abroad application by clicking the 'Apply' button below.
3. If your application is successful, Sydney Abroad will provide you with instructions on how to apply to Aarhus University.


Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport and the outcome of you academic credit request. If you do not have these available to you now you can save your application and upload them later. They must be uploaded prior to the Sydney Exchange application deadline, 8 March 2018


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