Aarhus University is an exchange destination for bacherlor and master students of Utrecht University, School of Economics


Student experiences

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Academic calendar

Recommended language skills: B2 (En)

Language requirements

Areas of study open for exchange students

USE / PPE Students admitted to Aarhus BSS must choose courses (or earn the credits) at the faculty where they were nominated to > Business/Economics/Communication faculty.

Specific instructions will follow upon admission. 

Courses at Master level

Only master students can take master courses and only bachelor students can take bachelor courses.


Exchange students can sign up for housing when they fill in the online application form. Students are recommended to submit their applications as soon as the online application form is available. AU Housing at AU International Centre handles all matters regarding housing. For more information on housing, please see the housing webpage. In the Spring Semester, one housing offer is guaranteed for all students who apply by the application deadline. In the Autumn semester only overseas students are guaranteed a housing offer. All other students are recommended to apply for housing, but a housing offer is not guaranteed.

Housing offers will be sent to successful applicants by 15 December (Spring term) and 1 July (Autumn term). Housing offers must be accepted within 48 hours.

Estimated living costs per month

Living in Denmark info

The standard of living is high and the economy performs above the European average. Accommodation, food, transport and leisure are therefore relatively expensive in Denmark compared to many other countries. However, salaries are correspondingly high, and many services such as medical treatment and schools are paid for via taxes and the Danish welfare system, so that no user fees are charged. 

Sample Prices


Housing: 350 - 600 Euro
Meals: 200 Euro
Books and local transportation:100 Euro
Estimated total cost per month: 650 to 900 Euro

Health Insurance:

Students staying for more than 3 months are covered by Danish Health Insurance after having received a CPR-number. (application upon arrival – See Useful Links for information)
Students staying less than 3 months must obtain private health insurance before arriving in Denmark.





Normal study load per term:
in credits:  30 ECTS credits
in courses:  3 or 4 courses    

Additional information

2 places available for a semester each, or 1 place available for the whole year.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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Contact details International Exchange Office

Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.

You can reach us at ieo.leg@uu.nl for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at ieo.leg@uu.nl

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands