Aarhus University is a young, modern university established in 1928. It has grown to become a leading public research university with international reach covering the entire research spectrum.
AU is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities. It was ranked number 65 in the 2016 Shanghai ranking and number 98 on the 2016 THE World University Ranking. Read more about AU in the rankings.
At AU, teachers are active researchers and teaching takes place in an informal context. All programmes are deeply rooted in research and are reviewed on an ongoing basis to meet the highest national and global quality standards.
Tuition is free for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens. For other students, tuition fees range from €8,000 to €13,500 annually.
AU offers more than 60 complete programmes in English at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. All PhD programmes are in English.
Around 12 per cent of AU’s 40,000 students are international, representing over 120 nationalities.
The International Centre offers a full induction and introduction programme as well as professional support and guidance throughout your time at AU.
AU offers career counselling and access to a free job bank for international Master’s students and graduates.
The Green Card residence permit to complete a higher educational programme in Denmark is valid for an additional six months after completion of the degree, so graduates have time to look for work in Denmark.
Danes were recently ranked as one of the best non-native English speakers in the world, so it is easy for international students to get along in Denmark even if they don’t speak Danish.
Denmark is widely cited as one of the world’s most liveable places. It has the world’s highest level of income equality according to the OECD.
Based on the Corruption Transparency Index, Denmark is the least corrupted country in the world.
According to Universitas 21 Ranking 2016 Denmark ranks third best in the world in proving higher education.