Aarhus University:

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Aarhus University has a modern culture for international students to study. Since the foundation of the university in 1928, it has become a leading educational institute with excellent international impact and extending its research spectrum to places. The university holds several top global ranks, and the reasons are its excellent research quality, level of study programs, and fame as among the top educational institutes. The university has over 90 bachelor’s programs and 130 master’s degree programs.

  • It is in the 78 position as per the Shanghai ranking

  • As per QS World University Rankings by Subject, the university is among the top 100 universities 

  • Denmark ranks in the 3rd position in its performance in environment, resources, output, and connectivity 

  • As per THE’s ranking “Most International Universities in the World, the university is at 45 positions 

  • The Leiden Ranking places the university at 169 positions globally 

  • According to the US NEWS, the university has the 109 positions 

  • The NTU ranks the university at 102 positions 

  • The university is among the top 25 European universities

  • It is also among the top 100 and 150 global universities among 17000 in total 

Aarhus University Highlights 

  • The university houses 36500 students, 12% international students from over 120 countries.

  • International university students get a green card residence permit, valid for six months after they complete the study program in Denmark. 

  • All the study programs have excellent scope for research and are quality assurance programs, meeting the highest standards. 

  • The scope for top research facilities and laboratories is among the reasons to choose AU among other top universities. 

  • Multidisciplinary research is available in 42 research centers.

  • The favorable working condition attracts the staff at AU and motivates them to work. 

  • The scholarship program under the university gives 4 tuition fee waivers of 14800 EURO, which is 1,194,121 INR

  • There is scope for an exchange program at the university. 

  • The university has more than 1,000 agreements with other universities globally. 

Aarhus University Admission 

Check the details of the admission steps and eligibility criteria for a particular study program before applying for it. 



  • English language test 

  • Valid passport

  • Previous academic records 


  • GPA of 6.0 out of 7 in total 

  • English B 

  • Mathematics B 

  • History B or Social Studies B 

  • TOEFL PBT: 560

  • TOEFL iBT (English B): 83

  • TOEFL iBT (English A): 100 

  • IELTS: 6.5 points 

  • CAE (English A): 190

  • CAE (English B): 180 

  • C1 level of CEFR English language course 

  • Danish Upper Secondary School Level or English B Level: GPA 3.0

B is the Danish subject level and is not indicative of grades. 

Aarhus University Programs 

UG Programs 

  • Bachelor’s degree in cognitive science 

  • Bachelor’s program in Economics and business administration 

  • Bachelor’s program in 

PG Programs 

The university offers more than 50 full-degree study programs in English at both bachelor’s and master’s levels. Even the PhD programs are also in English. 

  • Finance

  • Digital Business Management

  • Business Intelligence

  • Finance and International Business

  • International Economic Consulting 

  • Marketing

  • Economics 

  • Commercial and Retail Management 

  • Strategy Communication

  • Operations and Supply Chain Analytics

  • Business Administration - Business Innovation

  • Political Science 

  • Business Administration

  • Management Accounting and Control 

  • Quantitative Economics

  • MSc in Engineering in Technology Based Business Development 

  • Strategy, Organization, and Leadership 

Aarhus University Accommodation 

The university housing has access to 500 rooms or flats in Aarhus, Herning, and Emdrup. Some rooms are only available for the students. Housing has almost 700 dormitories along with houses in sharing facilities. The university doesn’t own these. Instead, collaborate with the landlords on a contract basis. Students can specify their housing preferences or needs but cannot choose the dorm. 

The housing options are:



Single room (dorm)

The dorm has a bathroom and kitchen in sharing

Single room

Sharing house with sharing kitchen and bathroom

Single room with private bathroom

Dorm with a private kitchen and bathroom

Single room in apartment

Two students can share a kitchen and bathroom in the dorm

Single Studio apartment

A small dorm with a private bathroom and kitchen

One bedroom apartment

The apartment is suitable for a couple or a student with a single parent. It has one bedroom with a double bed, a small room, and a kitchen.

Aarhus University Cost

The tuition is free for EU, EEA, and Swiss students. However, for other students, the tuition fees range from €8,000 to €15,300 yearly. The application fee is $100 - $750.

  • Average living expenses for Masters study program: $31,500

  • Average on-campus living expenses: $16,200

Cost of Course

Course Study


Agrobiology (Animal Health and Welfare)

EUR 15,300

Anthropology - Visual Anthropology

EUR 8000

Business Administration

EUR 10,000

Cognitive Science

EUR 12, 600

Computer Science

EUR 15,300

Economics and Business Administration - Commercial and Retail Management

EUR 10,000

Economics and Business Administration - International Business

EUR 10,000

Electrical Engineering (MSc in Engineering)

EUR 15,300


EUR 8,000


EUR 10000

Information Studies: Digital Living

EUR 12, 600

Medicinal Chemistry

EUR 15, 300

Molecular Biology

EUR 15300

Religious Roots of Europe

EUR 8000

Science studies

EUR 15, 300


EUR 15, 300

Sustainable Heritage Management

EUR 8,000

Technology Based Business Development

EUR 14,500

Cost of Living



Books and study materials

€ 25

Local transport

€ 30

Food and utilities

€ 300


€ 475

Health care

€ free

Phone and internet

€ 45

Other expenses

€ 100


€ 1000

Aarhus University Scholarship

The university offers a number of scholarship programs for deserving students outside Europe. Applicants liable to pay the fees for a study program are eligible to avail of the scholarship grants.

Danish state scholarships for non-EU/EEA students

It is a fully funded scholarship for students pursuing master’s degree programs. Only the non-EU students are eligible for the grant. The students can pursue a master’s degree program in natural sciences, arts, or technical sciences.

Global Education Programme - a new scholarship scheme for Russian applicants

Russian students pursuing master’s degrees can apply for the Russian federal or Global Education Programme.

Beasiswa Reguler LPDP (Indonesian scholarship scheme)

Indonesian students who apply for the master’s study program at the university can apply for the scholarship. It covers living costs, tuition fees, and support fees.

Loans and Grants for Canadian Student

The university has connections with Canadian tax authorities, and students with loan schemes can apply for a grant.

US Loans for American Students

The university participates in the direct loan program. American students in any degree program can get a US Federal loan via the loan program. Students should check the eligibility criteria before opting for it.

Aarhus University – International Postdoctoral Position in Gren Biorefining

The scholarship offers partial funding for international students for post-doctorate at the university. The eligible candidate will get a salary from the university as the Danish Ministry of Finance agrees upon it.

Aarhus University Placement

Therefore, Aarhus University is a great place to study and find the work of your choice to excel. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration, an aspirant can look for a job in a multinational company. They can work in the imports or exports department. One can also work in financial management, sales, accounting, marketing, and administration.

After completing graduation in cognitive science, one can look for job opportunities in product design, IT, and neuroscience research department.

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