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

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

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

Academic Calendar

Areas of study open to exchange students

Subject of the agreement is Humanities. Students have to take at least two courses within the German department. Also, as a student, you are allowed to take one other course within the 'Department of Communication & Culture', as long as you meet all prerequisites. 

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

- Meals: EUR 200/month

- Books: EUR 40/month

- Local transportation: EUR 50/month

Estimated per month: Approx. EUR 890/month

More information


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information

More information

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

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

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046


Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)