Aarhus University

Aarhus University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Aarhus, Denmark.

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General information for exchange students

Faculty information

Course information

Course catalogue

Academic calendar

Semester I: August –  January
Semester II: January – June

See factsheet for more information

Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts/Humanities. Students may take courses within the Department of Communication and Culture or Culture and Society. Course subjects may be: 

  • Communication and Information studies 
  • Conflict Studies
  • English Language and Culture
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and Culture
  • Spanish Language and Culture
Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English, Danish


Language requirement: a language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required for most programmes. Some programmes like English language and culture will require a C1 level.

More information about language requirements.

Housing assistance

More information can be found here and here.

Survivor's guide to finding housing in Aarhus. 


Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

- Housing: EUR 350-600/month

- Food and utilities: EUR 300/month

- Books: EUR 40/month

- Local transportation: EUR 50/month

-Other expenses: EUR 100/month

Estimated per month: Approx. EUR 1.000/month


More information


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information


Why choose Aarhus University?

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Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).