Aarhus or Århus is the second-largest city in Denmark and the country's main port. It is located on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in the geographical centre of Denmark. By road it lies 187 kilometres (116 mi) northwest of Copenhagen, 39 kilometres (24 mi) south of Randers and 143 kilometres (89 mi) north of Odense. The city proper has 323,893 inhabitants while the inner urban area has 259,754 inhabitants (1 January 2014). Aarhus is the seat of Aarhus Municipality with a population of 1.2 million people in the greater Aarhus area. Aarhus claims the unofficial title of "Capital of Jutland".
Steteson students may ONLY
elect to take classes in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, no other parts of Aarhus are part of the exchange.
- Aesthetics and Culture
- Arab and Islamic Studies
- Art History
- Brazilian Studies
- Chinese Studies
- Classical Archaeology
- Classical Languages
- Comparative Literature
- Digital Design
- Eastern European Studies
- Education Science
- French Language, Literature and Culture
- German Language, Literature and Culture
- History of Ideas
- Information Studies
- Italian Language, Literature and Culture
- Japanese Studies
- Media Studies
- Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology
- Prehistoric Archaeology
- Scandinavian Languages and Literature
- South Asian Studies (India)
- Spanish and Spanish American language, Literature and Culture
- Study of Religion
You can access the online course catalog
to see what course are offered in English.
Again, ONLY courses in the Arts and Science are open to Stetson students under this excahnge.
No exceptions will be granted.
Aarhus University is a public university located in Aarhus, Denmark. Founded in 1928, it is Denmark's second oldest university and the largest, with a total of 43,600 enrolled students as of 1 January 2012,after a merger with Aarhus School of Engineering. In most prestigious ranking lists of the world´s best universities, Aarhus University is placed in the top 100.
Denmark's first professor of sociology was a member of the faculty of Aarhus University (Theodor Geiger, from 1938–1952), and in 1997 Professor Jens Christian Skou received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of the sodium-potassium pump. In 2010 Dale T. Mortensen, a Niels Bohr Visiting Professor at Aarhus University, received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences together with his colleagues Peter Diamond and Christopher Pissarides.
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and strongly research-oriented institution that creates and shares knowledge.
Aarhus University (AU) is a top ten university among universities founded within the past 100 years. It has a long tradition of partnerships with some of the world's best research institutions and university networks.
World Rankings Include:
- Leiden Ranking 68 (2014)*
- ARWU - Shanghai 81 (2013)
- National Taiwan University Ranking 86 (2012)
- QS World University Ranking 91 (2013)
- Times Higher Education World University Ranking 138 (2013)
*among the largest universities in the world
AU has a strong commitment to the development of society that is realised through its collaboration with government agencies and institutions and the business community.
The university’s goal is to contribute towards solving the complex global challenges facing the world. The university therefore strives to combine the high level of academic standards of its researchers with collaboration across disciplinary boundaries to combine research in new ways.
This takes place in close contact with the world around us and creates the basis for the university to be internationally competitive within the areas of research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange.
The study programmes at AU are based on and integrated with the research activities. They are developed in a close collaboration between employers, academic staff and students. Aarhus University's most important contribution to society are its graduates.
AU has 44,500 students (2012) – of which 5,000 are foreign students.
The university has an annual intake of just under 7,000 students, while 4,000 students graduate each year.
AU has been appointed Denmark’s Entrepreneurial University and thus contributes towards stimulating the competences of its students in close interaction with the business community.
AU was the first university in Denmark to recruit students to the PhD programme before they were awarded their Master's degree.
Ensure you meet all the requirements for this exchange, listed below, before starting an application.
If you are ready, click on the "Apply Here" button at the top of this screen.
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The Stetson Exchange program is competitive. Enrollment is limited in all programs. Meeting the requirements does not guarantee admission to a given program in a given semester.
Map of Aarhus
- Sophomore Standing
- 16 Stetson credits completed at time of application
- 2.50 cumulative Stetson University GPA at time of application and departure; Higher for Graduate students, please contact World
- Good Academic, Judical, and Financial standing at time of application and departure
- All students are expected to enroll in the equivalent of 12 credits while abroad
Students are responsible for the cost of their own transportation to the site, including visas and ground transportation id required.
Specific arrival and departure dates will be shared with students admitted to the program.
We encourage you to look at the Student Guide
and Aarhus website for exchange students
to learn more about the program
Please Note: Airfare, transportation, as well as student visas, and other documentation required by the study abroad country is the financial responsibilty of the student.
Food, housing, excursions, local transportation and any other personal cost are the responisbilty of the student and not included in the tuition fee paid to SU.
While SU and the foreign institution may produce documents required for students to secure a visa; the processes,
cost and responsibilty of securing a visa are the student's alone.
SU cannot secure visas for students per the requirements of consulates.
We encourage students and their families to begin researching the visa process, and requirements, at the point of application.