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Aarhus University - Summer Exchange
Aarhus, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
Program Type:
Exchange Short-Term
Anticipated Places:
Agreement Scope:
Short-term Type:
Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:


AU Summer University

Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Program dates: 3 – 20 July 2018
University of Sydney internal deadline: 8th March 2018
Aarhus application deadline: 15 March 2018
Duration: 2.5 weeks
Type: Exchange only

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.

AU Housing assists international Summer University students finding a place to stay during the course. Click here for more information.

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.


Program Fee: EUR €850 (approx. AUD $1,285)

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.

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. 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

2018 applications opening soon!