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  • Locations: Aarhus, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 10/15/2017 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Advisor: Exchange Advisor Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm
Minimum GPA:
3.0 Program Type: U of A Exchange
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: 0 none
Language Courses Offered: Yes Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Open to non-U of A students?: No Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (International), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Engineering (Biological Engr), Engineering (Biomedical Engr), Engineering (Civil Engr), Engineering (Computer Engr), Engineering (Electrical Engr), Engineering (Mechanical Engr) Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester
Open to Graduate Students?: No
Program Description:
Overview
This exchange for business and engineering students is located in the town of Aarhus, Denmark. Currently, Aarhus University has 4,000 international students, so you will be able to meet other students from across the United States, Europe and beyond.  And while you will be largely independent during your exchange, there will be tutors - ASB students - who will make sure you get settled and participate with you in the introduction program, with social activities designed for you to meet the other exchange students. The group of exchange students varies from around 150 (spring semester) to 250 (autumn semester). During the semester there will also be different activities for exchange students and tutors such as a trip to Legoland, sports activities, cultural visits and seasonal get-togethers.  Find out what U of A students had to say about this exchange on Abroad101.

Location
Denmark is said to be the happiest place on Earth.  With that as a larger backdrop, Aarhus is home to more than 30,000 people and is surrounded by cost line and beaches to the east, forests to the south and to the west beautiful hilly area with lakes and streams.  The university is situated in a beautiful, yellow-brick campus in the centre of the city.  With more than 80% of the Danish population able to speak English, this is an ideal setting for business students without the benefit of a foreign language.  Public transportation is very reliable and you can cover a lot of ground over a weekend or holiday.

Academics
This educational experience allows U of A undergraduates from the College of Engineering and the Walton College of Business to experience the Scandinavian perspective on engineering, business and culture for a semester or year, while keeping on track to graduate from the U of A.  Business students interested in accounting, economics, finance will find a large variety of courses to choose from. A smaller number of courses are also offered in marketing, management and law.  Business students must have completed the WCOB pre-business core classes in order to be considered for this program.    

Engineering options are available for biomedical, civil, biological, computer science and mechanical majors. 

A list of courses taught in English is published every semester at http://bss.au.dk/en/programmes/exchange-students/economics-business-and-communication/courses/. Courses are taught in English unless something else is stated in the course description.
Students can find a list of courses that the Walton College has predetermined for this exchange here: http://walton.uark.edu/global/course-equivalencies.php

Costs
Students will be assessed U of A tuition and fees for 15 credit hours during each semester they study abroad on this exchange.  Additionally, students are responsible for their round-trip airfare, housing, meals, local transportation, books, passport, student visa, and personal expenses.  The independent nature of this program allows students to determine their own extracurricular activities, leaving flexibility not only in free time but also in the budget.   
Click on the Budget above for a break-down of expected costs.

Scholarships and Financial Aid
Financial aid and scholarships are available to U of A students. Students receiving a Pell grant should look into the Gilman International Scholarship. And all students should read through our scholarship page for more info on funding opportunities and deadlines.  Additionally, in most cases, you can also use your current scholarships and financial aid to help finance your semester in Denmark.

Additional Information
Housing
As an exchange student at ASB you are guaranteed housing within the housing program. As Aarhus is a university town, the competition among students as well as among other people for available rooms is very strong and especially at the start of each semester. In order to be certain of housing, it is strongly recommended that you accept the housing programme offered by the International Office.

Like most European Universities, ASB has no on-campus accommodation. Instead student residences are scattered all over Aarhus.  Typically, the rooms offered in student residence halls and other accommodation facilities are shared rooms, as part of an apartment or a house. The room provided will always be furnished with at least a bed, a desk with a chair and a lamp. Most rooms have private bath, but some share bathroom with 1-4 other students. Most rooms share kitchen and living room with 1-15 other students. In the kitchen you will find refrigerator, freezer and oven. Usually you will also find the most necessary kitchen wear, but you might have to buy a few things yourself upon arrival. All rooms have laundry facilities available.

For assistance with applications, costs, travel arrangements, etc., contact:
Laura Moix
U of A Study Abroad Program Manager and Exchange Coordinator
lmoix@uark.edu 
479-575-7582