Aarhus University

Founded in Aarhus, Denmark, in 1928, Aarhus University (AU) is the largest and second oldest research university in Denmark. The university is ranked among the world’s best universities by many ranking organizations: 65th by the Shanghai Ranking, 89th by National Taiwan University Ranking, 95th by the U.S. News & World Report, 109th by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 141th by QS World University Rankings. It is home to over thirty internationally recognised research centres, including fifteen Centres of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. AU is one of the few universities in the world to hold a “Triple Crown” accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS). Its campus has been ranked as one of the 10 most beautiful ones in the world by Times Higher Education.

Country

  • Denmark

City

  • Aarhus ,
  • Copenhagen ,
  • Flakkebjerg ,
  • Herning ,
  • Horsens ,
  • Silkeborg ,
  • Viborg ,

Fall semester application deadline

April 1

Spring semester application deadline

October 1

Semester fees (30 ECTS)

From €810/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [English]Agriculture & Forestry [English]Anthropology [English]Archaeology [English]Biological Sciences [English]Business & Management Studies [English]Chemistry [English]Communication & Media Studies [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Earth & Marine Sciences [English]Economics & Econometrics [English]Engineering Electrical & Electronic [English]Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing [English]English Language & Literature [English]Environmental Sciences [English]Hospitality & Leisure Management [English]Linguistics [English]Materials Science [English]Mathematics [English]Physics & Astronomy [English]Politics & International Studies [English]Social Policy & Administration [English]Statistics & Operational Research [English]Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies [English]Veterinary Science [English]

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General rankings position

QS World University Rankings
161°
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
106°
Academic Ranking of World Universities
69°
Center for World University Rankings
107°
CWTS Leiden Ranking
120°
Eduniversal palmes
4/5
U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings
105°
Webometrics
71°

QS World Universities by Subject

Arts & Humanities
99°
Engineering and Technology
222°
Life Sciences & Medicine
116°
Natural Sciences
201°
Social Sciences & Management
122°
Accounting & Finance
151-200°
Agriculture & Forestry
37°
Anthropology
33°
Archaeology
19°
Architecture
151-200°
Art & Design
51-100°
Biological Sciences
137°
Business & Management Studies
201-250°
Chemistry
151-200°
Communication & Media Studies
36°
Computer Science & Information Systems
107°
Dentistry
48°
Earth & Marine Sciences
101-150°
Economics & Econometrics
121°
Education & Training
77°
Engineering Chemical
201-250°
Engineering Electrical & Electronic
251-300°
Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
251-300°
English Language & Literature
91°
Environmental Sciences
71°
Geography
51-100°
History
101-150°
Law
201-250°
Linguistics
201-250°
Mathematics
251-300°
Medicine
134°
Modern Languages
151-200°
Nursing
51-100°
Philosophy
201-210°
Physics & Astronomy
201-250°
Politics & International Studies
47°
Psychology
94°
Social Policy & Administration
44°
Sociology
101-150°
Statistics & Operational Research
101-150°
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
51-100°

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