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Aarhus University (AU) offers interdisciplinary study programmes within a wide range of academic fields, covering basic research, applied research, strategic research and research-based consultancy.

Teaching is research-based and the university encourages student empowerment through critical analysis and open debate.

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Advanced Soil Physics 2018

Advanced Soil Physics 2018

Summer School of , 5 ECTS
Agriculture and environment

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 1 week
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 136 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/advancedsoilphysics/


Description

The course is designed to give the student an in-depth understanding of the soil as a three-phase system (solid, liquid, gas). A basic knowledge of soil science and physics as a discipline is assumed. On this basis, the aim is to provide a quantitative description of soil architecture and the physical processes in the soil pore system. The course will give a fundamental understanding of the methods used to describe soil properties and soil physical processes including those responsible for transport and leaching from the vadose zone to ground water and/or the aquatic environment. 

For Further Information

You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 



Summer

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 20

Aarhus

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Agro-Environmental Management

Agro-Environmental Management

Master (2 years) of Agro-Environmental Management, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/agro-environmental-management/

Description

Students in the Agro-Environmental Management programme are out to change the world. Rather than just making minor changes to existing production systems, these students are out to rethink the entire production cycle by optimising production goals as well as environmental targets. They seek to develop sustainable pathways for every level of food production, to use new technologies to comply with increased regulation, and to eliminate waste from the entire production cycle. This approach is not about maximising production – it’s about balancing production with environmental concerns.  

Courses provide a strong theoretical background in subjects such as the management of border systems and the workings of the nutrient cycle. In the second year, students will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge in their thesis project.

Career Opportunities    

Graduates of this programme go on to work in advisory services, for city or regional governments, private companies, or NGOs. They may also find careers at the UN or work in independent consulting, offering assessment services. Students who do their thesis in the context of a specific company are often offered a job there. Many students go on to earn a PhD.

About the Degree

The programme looks at topics such as nutrient cycling and environmen­tal management; environmental effects of various types of production; xenobiotics; use of natural resources; geographic information systems; environmental legislation and regulation; nature restoration; and climate change.  

These topics are of global relevance. Combined with the considerable Danish expertise and experience in this area, this means that the degree programme attracts students from all over the world. We therefore guarantee that, as a student on the Agro-Environmental Management MSc programme, you will be challenged and stimulated at both the scientific and social levels. In the course of the programme, each student will be connected with relevant research groups in connection with project work or their thesis.  

A mixture of Danish and international students provides an optimal environment for peer-to-peer learning. Danes can share their experience of working in a highly regulated industry with strong environmental protections, and international students can bring both problems and solutions from their home countries to the discussions, an opportunity that will prepare all students to work in a globalised world.

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agro-Environmental Management please visit the programme's website

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

Aarhus

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Agrobiology

Agrobiology

Master (2 years) of Agrobiology, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/agrobiology/

Description

Developing solutions for healthy food production while decreasing envi­ronmental impact and increasing animal welfare is the main focus in the agrobiology programme at Aarhus University. Topics of study are genet­ics, biotechnology, production systems, and the interaction of agriculture with nature, among others. The programme is broadly science-based with a focus on applicability and problem-solving, and takes an integra­tive approach to learning about the biology behind food production.

Career Opportunities    

Most students who complete this programme find employment in the private sector as advisors or in research and development. Other career possibilities include feed or supply, developing new plants, plant protection, teaching, and working with authorities to develop or enforce industry regulations.

About the Degree

The core of this programme is biology, with perspectives on sustainabil­ity, environmental impact, animal health and welfare, plant health, and product quality. Students can choose between specialisations including animal nutrition, plant nutrition, animal health and welfare, plant health, and pest management, or combine animal and plant sciences. Because this is a cross-disciplinary master’s, students can also choose courses from other academic programmes.  

Students will learn analytical and problem-solving skills, how to do research, and how to generate new knowledge. In this programme emphasis is placed as much on the academic and professional skills as on the applied skills.

International students make up roughly one-third of each class, provid­ing students with international knowledge and perspectives and the possibility to learn about different environments – both academic and agricultural. Because agriculture industries and environmental impacts are international, it is natural to include different national perspectives in discussions about these topics.  

Denmark is an ideal place to study agriculture because of its huge food production industry, extensive agricultural research, and strict environ­mental regulations. International students gain the chance to learn from leaders in sustainable food production, and Danish students can learn about conditions outside Denmark.

Admission

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University


Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



EU/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

Aarhus

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Animal Law 2018

Animal Law 2018

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Law, public administration, public order and safety

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 1246 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/animallaw/

Description

What rights do societies afford to animals within their respective legal systems? This will be the main question dealt with during the summer course in Animal Law. Animal Law is an emerging field of law that explores the legal protection of the social and biological needs of animals. Legislation that protects, impacts, regulates, and controls animals has been an integral part of the legal system since the very early days. However, the distinct field now known as “animal law” is a relatively new development. It brings together statutes and cases from multiple fields of law that consider, at their core, the interests of animals or the interests of humans with respect to animals.

The unique summer course in Animal Law takes place at one of Europe’s most renown universities in the charming student city of Aarhus, which offers the perfect mix of a small town charm and a cosmopolitan city. The course will give a comprehensive overview on the fundamental elements of the protection of animals in the legal system. After completion, participants will have a comprehension of how laws on animals work in this specific and novel material; i.e. how to acquire and apply critical knowledge for anyone interested in working as a lawyer or a consultant in the area.


For Further Information

You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 



Summer

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Jul 03

Aarhus

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Anthropology of Education and Globalisation

Anthropology of Education and Globalisation

Master (2 years) of Anthropology of Education and Globalisation, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/anthropologyofeducationandglobalisation/

Description

Education, learning and knowledge are widely recognised as the prime drivers in our rapidly changing world of global mobility. They are also the processes that build equal opportunity, economic development and citizenship – in the North as well as the South. The MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation at Aarhus University is unique in offering an in-depth understanding of the ways in which education, learning and knowledge are negotiated and managed in everyday life in different contexts – across national and cultural boundaries.

Study in Copenhagen

The programme, which is based at the Emdrup campus in Copenhagen, is designed for students seeking advanced training in anthropological approaches to educational practice and process in settings as varied as educational institutions, workplaces, and civil society. The teaching faculty are all active researchers, and this means that a fruitful dialogue has been developed between the anthropological and educational traditions of inquiry, leading towards new arenas of study. Using ethnographic research methods and cross-cultural comparisons, the programme analyses specific (local) practices of education and knowledge in relation to broader (global) social and cultural contexts.

Traditional and Innovative

The programme provides a unique platform for exploring an array of traditional and innovative educational themes and sites across the globe. These include childhood socialisation and education, educational migration, multiculturalism and new forms of citizenship, global educational policy processes, the production and politics of knowledge, workplace learning, leadership and governance, welfare pedagogy, and religion and education.

Careers

The Master’s in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation offers an excellent foundation for a career in educational and development management, research, or consultancy within the fields of children and youth, multiculturalism, management and organisational culture, globalisation, and policy processes. Graduates of the programme will have acquired a deep understanding of practice-related research methods and ethics, and this will qualify them to participate in cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural research as well as to work in public institutions, private firms, and NGOs.

Admission 

To find out more about admission to the Master's in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
 http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section: The Danish Higher Education System 


Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Copenhagen

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Anthropology of Education and Globalisation

Anthropology of Education and Globalisation

Master (2 years) of Science in Anthropology, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/anthropologyofeducationandglobalisation/

Description

Education, learning and knowledge are widely recognised as the prime drivers in our rapidly changing world of global mobility. They are also the processes that build equal opportunity, economic development and citizenship – in the North as well as the South. The MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation at Aarhus University is unique in offering an in-depth understanding of the ways in which education, learning and knowledge are negotiated and managed in everyday life in different contexts – across national and cultural boundaries

Career Opportunities  

The Master’s in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation offers an excellent foundation for a career in educational and development management, research, or consultancy within the fields of children and youth, multiculturalism, management and organisational culture, globalisation, and policy processes. Graduates of the programme will have acquired a deep understanding of practice-related research methods and ethics, and this will qualify them to participate in cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural research as well as to work in public institutions, private firms, and NGOs.   

About the Degree

The programme, which is based at the Emdrup campus in Copenhagen, is designed for students seeking advanced training in anthropological approaches to educational practice and process in settings as varied as educational institutions, workplaces, and civil society. The teaching faculty are all active researchers, and this means that a fruitful dialogue has been developed between the anthropological and educational traditions of inquiry, leading towards new arenas of study. Using ethnographic research methods and cross-cultural comparisons, the programme analyses specific (local) practices of education and knowledge in relation to broader (global) social and cultural contexts.

The programme provides a unique platform for exploring an array of traditional and innovative educational themes and sites across the globe. These include childhood socialisation and education, educational migration, multiculturalism and new forms of citizenship, global educational policy processes, the production and politics of knowledge, workplace learning, leadership and governance, welfare pedagogy, and religion and education.

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Anthropology please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
 http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Copenhagen

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Arab and Islamic Studies

Arab and Islamic Studies

Master (2 years) of Arts in Arab and Islamic Studies, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/arab-and-islamic-studies/

Description

Islam is Denmark’s – and indeed Western Europe’s – second-largest religion. The days are gone when it made sense to study the Arab and Islamic worlds as a distant ‘other.’ Arab communities are to be found within Europe as well as in the Arab world, and Islam is now a Western religion as well as an Arab one. The MA in Arab and Islamic Studies therefore focuses on today’s globalised and transnational realities and on Islam and Muslims in Europe as well as in the Arab world.

Career Opportunities  

All Western organisations that work with the Arab world or with Arab or Muslim communities in the West – from travel agencies to security services – need people with expertise in Arab and Islamic studies. There are opportunities to work in local government or aid organisations in the public sector, and some private-sector opportunities in the Western firms that operate within the Arab world. Previous graduates from the programme have also gone on to pursue careers in journalism, academia, and politics.

About the Degree

The MA in Arab and Islamic Studies is taught by faculty members from the Arab and Islamic Studies Research Network, a transdisciplinary re­search unit for all Aarhus University scholars interested in Islamic cultures and societies both within the Islamic world and transregionally. The re­search unit aims to provide a stimulating research milieu for both senior and junior researchers by promoting discussion and exchange as well as arranging events.  

The programme has two lines, A and B, both of which require students to complete courses with a total value of 120 ECTS credits. Line B, which is designed for students who wish to take an additional subject as a qualification for teaching in the Danish high-school system, will not normally be of interest to international students. The Arab and Islamic Studies programme is small and the study environment is informal, with close contact between students and teachers. There are also opportunities to attend research seminars and guest lectures, including those organised by the student-run Arab Studies Society.  

During the third semester, the student may choose between a profile course, an international elective subject or an internship/field study. Many students spend this semester at one of the universities in the Arab world with which Aarhus has an exchange agreement, such as the American University of Beirut.

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MA in Arab and Islamic Studies please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
 http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Aarhus

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Arctic System Sciences 2018

Arctic System Sciences 2018

Summer School of , 5 ECTS
Agriculture and environment

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 1 week
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/arcticsystemsciences/

Description

The course is designed to give the participants an in-depth understanding of climate related changes in the Arctic and their cascading effects from the physical system to societal consequences. The overarching purpose is to provide the participants with insights, tools, and skills to analyze the Arctic system at an interdisciplinary level. For instance the biological, governmental, safety, political, health, and insurance aspects of an oil spill in the Arctic. The course comprises an introduction to the Arctic Earth system, its biological and geological components, societal, health, and cultural related issues and their role in a globalized world.


For Further Information

You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

 If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 


Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Jul 01

Aarhus

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Astronomy

Astronomy

Master (2 years) of Science in Astronomy, 120 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/astronomy/

Description

Measurements flow in every day from satellites in space and from observatories all over the world. Students on the MSc in Astronomy programme are actively involved in research and in the discussion of new discoveries and theories. Students study new planets orbiting other stars, examine the structure and development of the stars through seismologi­cal studies, and explore the earliest stages of the development of the universe, working with computer modelling or measurements from state-of-the-art telescopes and satellites.

Career Opportunities  

As a graduate of the MSc programme in astronomy, a wide range of career opportunities will be open to you. A number of graduates work in the private sector, e.g. in software companies, where the astronomer’s skills in image-processing and analysing large amounts of data are an important resource. Some astronomy graduates work in research positions in the private sector or in public research institutions such as universities, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) or the European Space Agency (ESA).

About the Degree

Teaching on the astronomy programme is greatly influenced by research, both in the courses and the thesis work, as the lecturers are active researchers. In this context, students benefit from the down-to-earth, informal relationship between the academic staff and students. Each student is associated with a group of researchers for their thesis work in year two, and there is wide scope for specialisation, both within the Department of Physics and Astronomy and (thanks to the department’s close collaborations with other centres) with researchers from the Euro­pean Southern Observatory, the European Space Agency, and NASA.

The MSc in Astronomy programme is open to students with a BSc degree in physics or another BSc degree in science with substantial physics and mathematics content. The programme is challenging and research-oriented, and reflects the interests of the private sector, research institu­tions and the public sector. It is also flexible, and can accommodate the interests and profile of the individual student.  

Students can specialise within (for example) cosmology, star develop­ment or helioseismology; they can work with theory, and they can carry out astronomical observations. The programme also qualifies students for a career in research: students may apply for admission to the university’s PhD programme either during the first year of the MSc programme or on completion of the thesis.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy aims to create a good student environment both in terms of working methods and in the social environment and facilities.

The department also has many social and academic associations with their own festive traditions. There is also the Physics Friday bar, where students get together at the end of the week to enjoy a drink and a catch-up.

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
 http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Aarhus

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AU Summer University - 2018

AU Summer University - 2018

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Architecture, design and visual arts Economics, commerce, management and accounting Engineering Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Law, public administration, public order and safety Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 250-300 hours
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/

Description

Aarhus University (AU) offers a comprehensive and internationally oriented summer university programme. Application deadline for students is the 15th of March every year. AU Summer University 2018 consists of more than 80 English taught courses within the fields of Humanities, IT and Media, Business and Economics, Business Communication, International Law, Health, Science and Technology.

The courses are taught at Bachelor’s or Master’s levels by Aarhus University's own lecturers and international guest lecturers. To balance things out and make sure that you get the most out of your summer, Aarhus University has prepared an activity filled social programme to ensure that you get to experience the best of Aarhus and Denmark from a leisurely perspective as well.

Accreditation

You will be able to receive ECTS credits by attending the course and taking the exam. The portfolio of courses will differ in workload, duration, credits awarded, and level depending on the academic focus area. As a general rule - but modified by course preparation time, workload and evaluation format:
  • 5 ECTS courses have a workload between 125 - 150 hours depending on academic focus area. Teaching takes place between 2-4 weeks with a total number of contact hours between 25-30 of 45 min. 
  • 10 ECTS courses have a workload between 250 - 300 hours depending on academic focus area. Teaching takes place between 3-4 weeks with a total number of contact hours between 50-60 of 45 min.
The AU Summer University is split into two terms, which are held in July and August. To find the exact dates of a course please visit the course overview via the link in this article. It is important to note that courses are intensive so you will only be able to attend one course at a time. Consequently courses that overlap are not an option.

Participation fee

Course participation fees vary according to faculty affiliation.
 
For a comparative list of costs please visit
http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/feesandlivingexpences/

Note: Aarhus University does not have scholarships available for AU Summer University courses.

Useful links

About Aarhus University
http://www.au.dk

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Bank Stress Testing 2018

Bank Stress Testing 2018

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/bankstresstesting/
The financial crisis demonstrates how rapidly market conditions can subject banks to significant strain or even their collapse, hence the need for identifying, testing, and reducing vulnerabilities at banks and other financial institutions. For this reason, stress testing is occupying a prominent place in the risk management areas, macro-prudential regulation and financial supervision of banks and financial institutions. The course aims to provide a solid knowledge of stress testing methodologies using severe scenarios and a set of benchmark assumptions as an important tool in macro-prudential frameworks, risk-management practices, and financial supervision at banks and financial institutions.

Through the use of case studies during class time, the course covers both bank and individual portfolio stress testing techniques, as well as macro stress testing. The participants will be able to develop and carry out a comprehensive stress test programme throughout the development of tools and extensive comparison with real-life banking cases and practical examples in order to test the strength and resilience of portfolios, banks and financial systems as a whole in the worst scenarios and under sudden shocks. To this end, the participants will access to the data they need and work during class time to make informed decisions about the resilience of banks as part of an ongoing process to identify and reduce vulnerabilities.


For Further Information
You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 


Summer

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Jul 23

Aarhus

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Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics

Master (2 years) of Science in Bioinformatics, 120 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/bioinformatics/

Description

A fusion of biology, statistics and computer science, the MSc in Bioinformatics programme explores the development and application of computational solutions for analysing and handling biological and biomedical data. A successful bioinformatics solution combines theoretical and practical knowledge from several areas of science, including biology, statistics and computer science – a network of competencies that students will acquire through this programme.

Career Opportunities    

Graduates with a Master’s in Bioinformatics are prepared not only for jobs as bioinformatics specialists in the biotechnology industry, but also in additional areas in which computational skills in analysing large amounts of data are essential. They are also in demand among employers in the IT industry as potential software developers.

About the Degree

The field of bioinformatics plays a key role in modern biology and biomedicine, fields in which collecting and analysing large data sets is essential. To address the challenges of big data in modern biology and biomedicine, a bioinformatician must combine practical and theoretical skills in statistical modelling and computer programming with a deep knowledge of biology and biomedicine. This programme gives students these skill-sets.  

Teaching is greatly influenced by the innovative bioinformatics research taking place at Aarhus University, where all lecturers are also active researchers. AU has strong research groups within many areas of bioinformatics, including evolutionary bioinformatics (the study of how and in what way genomes or hereditary material in organisms develop over the course of time) and medical bioinformatics (the study of the correlations between diseases and genetic factors).  

The bioinformatics programme at AU is based at the Bioinformatics Research Centre (BiRC), which focuses on the challenges involved in large-scale genomics and population genetics, including statistical modelling, algorithmic development, machine learning, and high-performance computing.

Bioinformatics students are affiliated with the Bioinformatics Research Centre, a vibrant community with lots of regular academic and social activities for both students and staff. Students meet their peers from the other AU science programmes through joint lectures, and participate in activities with students from programmes such as biology or computer science. A number of student organisations also arrange academic activities, as well as excursions, celebrations and social get-togethers..

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Bioinformatics please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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Mar 01
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Sep 01

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Biology

Biology

Master (2 years) of Science in Biology, 120 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/biology/

Description 

The Master’s programme in Biology will strengthen your analytical skills and challenge and develop both your critical and creative way of thinking. Enhancing the fundamental biological knowledge gained in your bachelor’s degree, you will experience many combinations of theory, observation and experimental research during the Master’s programme, which consists of laboratory work, field excursions, lectures and seminars.

Career Opportunities    

Aarhus University prepares biology graduates for the regional, national, and international job markets. Graduates in biology find work across a wide range of fields and institutions: mostly within research, administra­tion, and consultancy, but also in teaching and communication in private and public sectors. Biologists work across many fields in biology, ranging from biotechnology, nature, and the environment to biological produc­tion within agriculture and the fishing industry. Many work as consultants or environmental officers in the field of environmental administration and management. Some biology graduates have found work in the media and publishing world, or as nature consultants.  

About the Degree

On commencing the programme, you compose your own individual study plan in collaboration with a lecturer. The considerable freedom of choice offered is an excellent opportunity for in-depth study in one of the many disciplines within biology – genetics, evolution and ecology, ecophysiology, aquatic biology, microbiology, or ecosystem function and management.

Depending on which specialisation you choose, you will get the opportu­nity to work on field stations in Denmark and in the Arctic region and on Aarhus University’s research vessel, Aurora.

During your time as a student in the Master’s programme in Biology you will have close contact with the lecturers, who are conducting research and working with the latest knowledge within their academic field. This gives you the opportunity to work with research groups and in an international research environment.

The Department of Bioscience has a great student environment with both academic and social activities. The department has its own student- driven newsletter as well as a student committee that keeps students informed about departmental activities. Several student organisations in the department organise academic activities, excursions, celebrations and social events.

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Biology please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of the University of Aarhus

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the University of Aarhus directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://ufm.dk/en/education-and-institutions/recognition-and-transparency/recognition-guide

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at: http://ufm.dk/en

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA/Swiss

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Mar 01
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Sep 01

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Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering

Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Chemistry and Biotechnology), 120 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus University School of Engineering
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/biotechnology-and-chemical-engineering/

Description

Developing and optimising chemical and biotechnological processes plays a key role in modern society. It is predicted that the industry of the future will be characterised by production that is environmentally correct and energy-efficient.  

In the first year of the Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering programme, learning is mainly based on lectures and theoretical exercises. The second year mainly consists of project work, which involves students working closely with external companies. Students who are hungry for more have the possibility of continuing with a PhD. On this path, the student adds three extra years to their studies, working more independently on solving concrete problems. This can also take the form of an industrial PhD in collaboration with a company. 

Career Opportunities  

As a graduate engineer in chemistry and biotechnology, you will be developing the processes of the future – processes that will ensure that chemical, biotechnological and environmental knowledge finds sustainable applications that can benefit society as a whole. The MSc programme is also monitored by representatives of chemical companies such as DuPont, Arla, Aarhus Karlshamn and Cheminova, all of which are interested in employing newly qualified graduate engineers in chemistry and biotechnology.

About the Degree

The focus of the degree programme is the development and optimisation of processes in the chemical and biotechnological industries and in the environmental sector. If you have an engineering background in chemistry and choose to pursue this specialisation at MSc level, you will be able to work with areas as diverse as food, polymer chemistry, and membrane and separation technology. If on the other hand your background is in biotechnology, you can pursue this specialisation to gain opportunities to work in areas such as developing enzymes and proteins for use in ‘green’ production, lipid technology, and medical biotechnology. Whether your background is in chemistry or biotechnology, you will also be able to specialise in environmental technology, leading to opportunities to work in areas such as odour-monitoring in farming and biogas production.

Teaching at Aarhus University is greatly influenced by the research conducted here, as all the lecturers are active researchers. As an engineering student, you have excellent opportunities to work with researchers in the laboratory, or you can complete a project in collaboration with a private company.

The Aarhus University School of Engineering has a range of social spaces where you can meet other students outside class, and this is an excellent basis for social activities. There is also an engineering club for staff and students for networking with like-minded people. 

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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Sep 15
Start date
Feb 01

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Mar 01
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Sep 01

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Application date
Sep 15
Start date
Feb 01

Non-EU/EEA

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Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

Aarhus University School of Engineering

Description

The engineering discipline at Aarhus University is anchored in two organisational units: the Department of Engineering (ENG) and the Aarhus University School of Engineering (ASE).

The department was established in 2011 and is responsible for all research and development activities and talent development in the technical science field.
 
On 1 January 2012, the former Engineering College of Aarhus merged with Aarhus University and now brings together eight B.Eng programmes, three technical BSc programmes and eight MSc.Eng programmes. The programmes are practically oriented, and all three levels include collaboration with the industry. The interplay between the department and the school ensures that our engineering graduates are well equipped to transform scientific knowledge and engineering know-how into valuable solutions for society.  

Strong engineering framework
This organisation of the engineering discipline at Aarhus University forms a solid framework for operation and development of engineering education in accordance with market demand, for a unique model of cooperation with the industry and for a strongly expanding research environment. 
 
Department of Engineering and Aarhus University School of Engineering are united in a common goal of ensuring a clear correlation between societal investment in the engineering discipline and the contribution of the engineering discipline to a stronger Danish economy.

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Business Intelligence from Web Data Analytics and Data Mining 2018

Business Intelligence from Web Data Analytics and Data Mining 2018

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1460 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/businessintelligencefromwebdataanalyticsanddatamining/
The business world today is an ultra-competitive environment where different organizations are scrambling to find competitive advantage through business intelligence. Organizations are inundated with a huge amount of data in most fields. This valuable data is often languishing in databases and data warehouses. The problem is that organizations do not have enough trained human analysts to turn this data into knowledge.

This course provides an introduction to business intelligence process, including data collection, data exploration, data mining, and data analysis. It is designed to familiarize students with data collection, storage, analysis, and gleaming actionable information from this data. The course focuses on topics such as web data collection, open data, web analytics, data modeling, data warehousing design, data mining development process, data preprocessing and exploration, analysis such as the k-Nearest neighbor algorithm, decision trees, neural networks, and social network analysis, etc.


For Further Information
You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

 If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 



Summer

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Mar 15
Start date
Jul 03

Aarhus

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Chemistry

Chemistry

Master (2 years) of Science in Chemistry, 120 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/chemistry/

Description

The MSc programme in Chemistry lets students specialise in their chosen area of interest while building strong foundational knowledge in the field. Students can construct their own unique programme with courses from various branches of chemistry such as organic chemistry, NMR spectros­copy, analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, theoretical chemistry, and physical and materials chemistry. Courses and research opportunities are constantly reviewed not only to make sure they reflect the needs and demands of business and industry, research institutions, and the public sector, but also to contribute to solving societal challenges. The MSc programme is challenging, yet highly rewarding.

Career Opportunities  

There are more chemistry openings in Denmark than there are domestic graduates to fill them, making unemployment very low for graduates in chemistry.   

Graduates from the MSc Chemistry programme typically find work in research, development, teaching, communication, or consulting in both public and private sectors. Aarhus University alumni have found interest­ing careers with a broad range of companies including Haldor Topsøe, Novo Nordisk, Eurofins, DuPont, Arla, Chr. Hansen, Vestas, and LEGO.

About the Degree

Course content is heavily influenced by the research currently being con­ducted at Aarhus University, as all lecturers are also active researchers. Students are expected to take part in fundamental research projects with the department’s research groups, and there may also be opportunities to work with private companies or public institutions during their studies.  

Students will be able to specialise within one of the areas of chemistry in which Aarhus University is particularly strong: synthesis and analysis of new organic substances; nuclear magnetic resonance studies; X-ray and laser spectroscopy; computer simulations for investigations; calculations of molecular properties, reaction mechanisms; atmospheric chemistry; and materials – synthesis, structure, properties, and new materials. Interdisciplinary research themes include life chemistry, functional materials and energy, and environment and climate. Students in the programme have access to high-quality laboratory equipment and tools that will al­low them to engage in hands-on learning at the cutting edge of science.

Students in the MSc Chemistry programme participate in courses during the first year and then complete their studies with a second year of independent research undertaken within a research group. The research project is supervised by a researcher in the department, and may be carried out in collaboration with an external partner.

The Department of Chemistry has an active student environment, with both academic and social activities arranged by our student organisa­tions. 

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology please visit the programme’s website.
In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University 

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



EU/EEA/Swiss

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Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

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Jan 15
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Sep 01

Aarhus

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Civil and Architectural Engineering

Civil and Architectural Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Architectural Engineering), 120 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus University School of Engineering
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/civil-and-architectural-engineering/

Description

The MSc in Civil and Architectural Engineering provides you with a sound knowledge of building and construction and the opportunity to special­ise in a related field.  

In the first year, students learn about structural concepts, risk and reli­ability engineering, and participate in group projects that allow them to work independently and combine theory with practice. The second year involves a thesis, the topic of which is decided upon consultation with professors.

The programme is taught by faculty members who are active research­ers, so students benefit from a research-intensive environment and have the opportunity to work with researchers as well as to complete a project in collaboration with a private company
.

Career Opportunities  

The varied forms of teaching, group collaboration and close scientific dialogue with researchers, as well as the department’s strong relation­ship with the industrial sector, give our graduates competencies that are in great demand on the global job market, including abstract, critical and independent thinking, analytical skills, and strategic planning. You can use these skills in many contexts – even in jobs you didn’t know you were qualified for.   

Previous graduates of the MSc in Civil and Architectural Engineering have found jobs with consulting engineering firms, entrepreneurial firms, property companies, architecture firms, or in the building component industry. Graduates typically work in roles that involve developing and designing advanced building constructions, advanced energy technology solutions and industrialised building components – frequently in interdisciplinary collaboration with architects and designers.

About the Degree

The Department of Engineering has a number of social spaces for meeting other students outside class, and these are an excellent basis for social activities. There is an engineering club for staff and students through which students can network with like-minded people. As in all departments, there is a popular Friday bar, and the Tågekammeret association organises celebrations and social events for all science and technology students across departments.

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Civil and Architectural Engineering please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
 http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here →  http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




EU/EEA

Application date
Sep 15
Start date
Feb 01

EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

All

Application date
Sep 15
Start date
Feb 01

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

Aarhus University School of Engineering

Description

The engineering discipline at Aarhus University is anchored in two organisational units: the Department of Engineering (ENG) and the Aarhus University School of Engineering (ASE).

The department was established in 2011 and is responsible for all research and development activities and talent development in the technical science field.
 
On 1 January 2012, the former Engineering College of Aarhus merged with Aarhus University and now brings together eight B.Eng programmes, three technical BSc programmes and eight MSc.Eng programmes. The programmes are practically oriented, and all three levels include collaboration with the industry. The interplay between the department and the school ensures that our engineering graduates are well equipped to transform scientific knowledge and engineering know-how into valuable solutions for society.  

Strong engineering framework
This organisation of the engineering discipline at Aarhus University forms a solid framework for operation and development of engineering education in accordance with market demand, for a unique model of cooperation with the industry and for a strongly expanding research environment. 
 
Department of Engineering and Aarhus University School of Engineering are united in a common goal of ensuring a clear correlation between societal investment in the engineering discipline and the contribution of the engineering discipline to a stronger Danish economy.

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Civil Law in the digital Single Market (Joint Danish-German Summer School Seminar) 2018

Civil Law in the digital Single Market (Joint Danish-German Summer School Seminar) 2018

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Law, public administration, public order and safety

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 1246 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/civillawinthedigitalsinglemarket%28jointdanish-germansummerschoolseminar%29/

Would you like to gain a profound knowledge of the impart of your own national law on the use and distribution of digital services and digital contracts and a reasonable knowledge of the international or EU-regulations on the use and distribution of digital services and digital contracts?
Would it interest you to discuss these legal issues with students from a foreign (German) university and to compare solutions in different national laws? Would you appreciate to be able to explain and discuss legal problems and issues regarding the use and distribution of digital services and on digital contracts within a specific chosen topic and, in addition, in cross-border trade?

Digital technologies are changing our societies with a lot of benefits for our quality of life and economic growth. But all that glitters is not gold: New technologies present new challenges. But the differences in the member states civil law still inhibit that more services are purchased and used cross-border. In this summer-school we’ll bring together students from Aarhus and Kiel to discuss how their national law gives answers to questions arising from the use of digital contracts and services. The course is open for all law students at the master level.


For Further Information

You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

 If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 



Summer

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 06

Aarhus

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Climate Law 2018

Climate Law 2018

Summer School of , 10 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Law, public administration, public order and safety

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 1246 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/climatelaw/
Climate change is an omnipresent topic in media (e.g. The Guardian: ‘The climate crisis is already here – but no one’s telling us’), politics (e.g. Donald Trump: ‘The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive’), science (e.g. MA Bradford et al., ‘Managing uncertainty in soil carbon feedbacks to climate change’, Nature Climate Change 6, 2016) and business (e.g. McKinsey: ‘How companies can adapt to climate change: Taking effective action can turn risk into competitive advantage’). Despite this attention, climate change remains one of the heaviest burdens on the international community. Due to the differences between developed and developing countries and particular national interests, achieving a binding and effective international agreement seems close to impossible. That does not however mean that we are in a regulatory deadlock. Where international law stumbles, national law and regulation developed by non-state actors, primarily businesses, take over. As a result, there is a web of national and international, public and private, and mandatory and voluntary regulation tackling the complex issue of climate change.

For Further Information

You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 



Summer

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Jul 23

Aarhus

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Clinical Global Infectious Disease 2018

Clinical Global Infectious Disease 2018

Summer School of , 5 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 3 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1313 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 208 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/clinicalglobalinfectiousdisease/
Infectious diseases are easily spread between countries and continents, and infections like Ebola, MERS and Zika show that surveillance and control of epidemics is of international importance. The summer course in Clinical Global Infectious Diseases will give an introduction to major infectious diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, schistosomiasis and others with emphasis on geographical distribution, difference in morbidity and mortality between different parts of the world, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and control.  

Advice to travelers will be discussed and appropriate investigations in immigrants will be reviewed. Emphasis will be on the difference in incidence, prevalence, morbidity and mortality between countries and continents. Appropriate control programmes will be discussed, both at national and international level. The focus will be clinical presentation and management paired with a global scope on the worldwide disease burden. The course is directed towards medical students with a strong clinical focus, but open to other master students within health. The course is taught by passionate clinicians who all have abundant experience from working with Global Health and infections in low-resource settings. Active participation in assignments and presentations will be required. The course contains an obligatory module on practical diagnostics of intestinal parasites and blood parasites like malaria through ”hands-on” laboratory practicals. Social activities outside of class will take place according to interest and student involvement.  

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to
:
  • Describe and apply basic concepts of infectious diseases (i.e. incidence, prevalence, mobility, mortality in different parts of the world) 
  • Diagnose infectious diseases including a geographic history • Get hands on practical experience with laboratory testing and microscopy for parasites
  • Initiate basic treatment of infectious diseases • Discuss basic principles of community control and prevention 
For Further Information
You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

 If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 



Summer

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 06

Aarhus

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Cognitive Neuroscience 2018

Cognitive Neuroscience 2018

Summer School of , 5 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1313 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 208 EUR
Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/cognitiveneuroscience/
Cognitive neuroscience is an emerging interdisciplinary field of study, which is concerned with the neural substrate of mental processes. It is at the intersection of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience, combining theories of cognitive psychology with modern neuroscience methodologies.  The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of modern theories of brain organization and functioning and how these relate to cognitive processes in both healthy and pathological populations. A specific focus this year will be on the bi-directional relationship between psychosocial factors and diseases. Thus, we will investigate mechanisms of various diseases including heart disease, cancer, mental diseases and the common cold.

This will give the students an in-depth understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of a wide variety of approaches in the investigation of brain-cognition processes. Our International guest lecturer will be Professor Yori Gidron. Yori Gidron trained in Israel and later in Canada and has taught in Israel, Portugal, the Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom. He is now a professor at the Free Dutch-speaking University of Brussels in Behavioral Medicine studying health and biological psychology and cancer. In his research, he has focused on the function of the vagus nerve and has shown in several high impact studies that the activity of this nerve plays an important role in the prediction of the outcome of the cancer.  The course will be very interactive and include ongoing search tasks and debates.

For Further Information
You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
summeruniversity@au.dk
 



Summer

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Mar 15
Start date
Jul 03

Aarhus

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Cognitive Semiotics

Cognitive Semiotics

Master (2 years) of Arts in Cognitive Semiotics, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4550 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/cognitivesemiotics/

Description

Humans experience things as meaningful: we learn by experience, we think, reason, and gain new insights. We also, in addition to compre­hending meaningful phenomena, constantly produce meaning through communication, science, and art. In the MA in Cognitive Semiotics, we study how meaning is created in every sense of the word, whether in perception, thought, or language.  

The goal of the programme is to enable our students to come up with well-substantiated answers to questions such as: What are the essential characteristics of meaning construction? How does it work in language, in perception, in our interaction with the natural world, and in the social world?  

Students acquire a solid, operational knowledge of the most important aspects of meaning making, and since human meaning construction is found in all the areas of our daily lives and activities, the programme is very transdisciplinary.

Career Opportunities  

Graduates of the MA in Cognitive Semiotics have gone on to pursue careers in fields as diverse as communication, advertising, and marketing. Some graduates also move on into teaching or research.

About the Degree

The programme comprises courses in cognitive science and its links with semiotics in social cognition, text processing and production, and cognitive aesthetics. In a research workshop, students develop their own projects.

Our aim is not just to deliver research-based instruction, but to do ‘instruction-based research’ – in other words, to give competent students the opportunity to actively contribute to ongoing research projects and participate in organising and making presentations at conferences.  

Similarly, we expect students to be rationally questioning, constructively critical, active, eager for knowledge, and hard-working. We know that we have the framework for a highly qualified and insight-giving educa­tion in human meaning construction. But it is the students who make sense of the framework, by filling it with commitment, enthusiasm, and intellectual curiosity. Anyone who fulfils these criteria is welcome at the Centre for Semiotics. In return, we promise to take your education a very important step further.

The MA in Cognitive Science is taught at the Centre for Semiotics in a very international and informal environment. Our extensive network of international contacts means that we regularly have visits and seminars from academics who can impart expert knowledge in many areas including cognitive science, classical and modern semiotics, philosophy, cognitive psychology and linguistics, and aesthetics. The Faculty of Arts and Aarhus University also organise a wide range of events for students including lectures, student fairs, career days, seminars, celebrations, and sports days.

    Admission  

    To find out more about admission to the MA in Cognitive Semiotics please visit the programme’s website.

    In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
    Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

    Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

    To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
     http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

    Tuition

    Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

    For Further Information

    Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

    You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

    About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



    Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

    Application date
    Jan 15
    Start date
    Sep 01

    EU/EEA/Swiss

    Application date
    Mar 01
    Start date
    Sep 01

    Aarhus

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    Computer Engineering

    Computer Engineering

    Master (2 years) of Computer Engineering,
    Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

    Institution Aarhus University (AU)
    Campus Aarhus
    Duration 2 years
    Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
    Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
    Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/computer-engineering/

    Description

    Students in the MSc in Computer Engineering can specialise in relevant fields of study connected with system and instrument development involving software, hardware, and communication technology. Depending on your chosen specialisation, upon completion of the degree you will be awarded the title of either Master of Science in Engineering (Computer Engineering) or Master of Science and Technol­ogy (Computer Engineering).  

    Your teachers will be researchers from the Department of Engineering and Department of Computer Science, as well as lecturers and develop­ment engineers at the Aarhus University School of Engineering. The degree programme thus benefits from research and development projects carried out in all three environments.

    Career Opportunities    

    The MSc in Computer Engineering prepares students for the national and international job market. Our graduates have found jobs across a range of fields and institutions. There is considerable demand for IT graduates in areas such as instrument development engineering. Many graduates are working as software architects or developers of large instruments and systems, or have become software developers or project managers for large IT systems.  

    Graduates with theoretical depth and analytical working methods are in considerable demand among companies. Graduates from this pro­gramme will have learnt to combine the theoretically strong knowledge of a computer scientist with the more practically oriented and innovative approach of an engineer.

    About the Degree

    The first year of the MSc consists of two basic study packages and two specialised study packages. All students take the basic study packages, but you can choose your own specialised study packages from the op­tions listed on page 2. Each package is worth 15 ECTS credits. The sec­ond year consists of an elective programme and a thesis.   The MSc programme offers specialised study packages in the following fields: software engineering, embedded real-time systems, distributed systems, digital signal processing, communication technology, and electronics.

    At Aarhus University, you will be in close contact with lecturers and re­searchers in a way that is rarely experienced at other universities. The academic staff are readily accessible if you need clarification of the course material. Part of the teaching is in the form of lectures that intro­duce new angles on the course material, and theoretical and practical exercises take place in small groups in which issues are studied in depth.

    The Department of Engineering has several social spaces for meeting other students outside class, and these form an excellent basis for so­cial activities. There is also an engineering club for staff and students to network with like-minded people. As in all AU departments, there is a popular Friday bar, and the Tågekammeret.

    Admission  

    To find out more about admission to the MSc in Computer Engineering please visit the programme’s website.

    In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
    Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

    Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

    To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education here

    Tuition

    Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

    For Further Information

    Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

    You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

    About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




    Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

    Application date
    Jan 15
    Start date
    Sep 01

    All

    Application date
    Sep 15
    Start date
    Feb 01

    EU/EEA/Swiss

    Application date
    Mar 01
    Start date
    Sep 01

    EU/EEA

    Application date
    Sep 15
    Start date
    Feb 01

    Aarhus

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    Computer Science

    Computer Science

    Master (2 years) of Science in Computer Science, 120 ECTS
    Mathematics, natural- and computer science

    Institution Aarhus University (AU)
    Campus Aarhus
    Duration 2 years
    Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
    Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
    Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/computerscience/

    Description

    Whether your interest is in complex algorithms, IT security, logic and se­mantics, pervasive computing, or something completely different within the field of computer science, this programme will give you the opportu­nity to specialise in an area of your choice. For more information regard­ing research areas in computer science at Aarhus University, visit www.cs.au.dk/research.

    Career Opportunities   

    Computer scientists continue to be in great demand all over the world, and AU computer science graduates have a very good reputation. Many Aarhus IT companies are on the lookout for graduates and student employees for part-time jobs. Recent graduates have been recruited by leading IT companies all over the world in areas such as software devel­opment, consultancy work, project management, and research.

    About the Degree

    The Master’s programme in Computer Science is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal learning environment. Our in­ternational teaching staff expect students to take an active part in the programme, and staff–student consultation is always encouraged. The teaching is a mix of lectures and classes, with preparatory work in study groups. 

    We expect applicants to have a bachelor’s degree giving a thorough background in basic computer science. This should include: computa­tion theory (formal languages and compilation, mathematical logic and undecidability, design and analysis of algorithms, and data structures), programming (object-oriented programming, functional programming, software architecture, and interaction design), and systems (computer architecture, operating systems, distributed systems, security, databases). For students who meet these requirements, our master’s programme offers a number of specialisations, such as cryptology, algorithmics, pro­gramming languages, HCI, and ubiquitous computing and interaction.  

    The Department of Computer Science is located in IT City Katrinebjerg, the centre where Aarhus University has consolidated all its IT degree programmes and research. IT City is the base for several IT-related companies. It facilitates contact between the university, research and the business community, and provides the ideal base for advanced technological innovation. As the largest IT education centre in Denmark, with approximately 2,500 students and more than 200 researchers, IT City is an exciting study environment. This multidisciplinary hub, unique to Aarhus University, provides great opportunities in IT for students, re­searchers, and the business community. 

    Admission  

    To find out more about admission to the MSc in Computer Science please visit the programme’s website.

    In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
    Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

    Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

    To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
     http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

    Tuition

    Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

    For Further Information

    Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

    You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

    About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



    EU/EEA/Swiss

    Application date
    Mar 01
    Start date
    Sep 01

    Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

    Application date
    Jan 15
    Start date
    Sep 01

    Aarhus

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    Corporate Communication

    Corporate Communication

    Master (2 years) of Corporate Communication, 120 ECTS
    Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

    Institution Aarhus University (AU)
    Campus Aarhus
    Duration 2 years
    Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
    Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
    Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/corporatecommunication/

    Description

    Communication is crucial to any organisation’s success, and it begins with a strong, precise and creative strategy. The MA in Corporate Communication teaches students to design, manage and implement strategies from a communicative perspective. 

    Career Opportunities    

      Graduates from the MA in Corporate Communication have found jobs as strategic employees at management level in both national and international companies and organisations. These jobs are typically focused on communication, public relations, corporate branding, or in marketing divisions in which our graduates have full responsibility for planning strategic communication with internal and external stakeholders.

      About the Degree

      The purpose of the study programme is to provide you with knowledge of central concepts, models and theories about corporate communication as well as with practical skills in the strategic management of corporate communication processes. As a result, you will be qualified to undertake functions within corporate communication at a strategic level.

      You will be equipped with a comprehensive and nuanced theoretical and practical skill-set within corporate communication. Through a number of compulsory courses, you will be introduced to areas such as Corporate Communication, Crisis and Change Communication, Stakeholder Relations and Strategic Management. This will enable you not only to plan and solve comprehensive and complex internal and external communication tasks, but also to critically appraise communicative issues and requirements relating to strategic communication.  

      In the third semester, the programme offers two specialised profiles within either Integrated Marketing Communication or Human Resource Communication. Alternatively, you can do a project-based study where you combine an internship with theoretical seminars. This gives you a unique chance to specialise within your preferred area of interest.

      Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

      Admission  

      To find out more about admission to the MA in Corporate Communication please visit the programme’s website.

      In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
      Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

      Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

      To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
       http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

      Tuition

      Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

      For Further Information

      Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

      You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

      About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



      EU/EEA/Swiss

      Application date
      Mar 01
      Start date
      Sep 01

      Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

      Application date
      Jan 15
      Start date
      Sep 01

      Aarhus

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      Corporate Entrepreneurship 2018

      Corporate Entrepreneurship 2018

      Summer School of , 5 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/corporateentrepreneurship/

      Modern companies find themselves in a fast-paced, highly threatening, and increasingly global environment that forces them to continually redefine their markets, restructure their operations, and modify their business models. The abilities to think and act entrepreneurially and to innovate are becoming an increasingly important source of competitive advantage. In spite of widespread recognition of the imperative for companies to behave entrepreneurially, most corporations struggle in these efforts.

      Traditional management practices emphasize safe, slow, and steady growth within hierarchical organization structures. Entrepreneurial management, on the other hand, focuses on rapid growth as the top priority, accepts risk as part of this growth philosophy, and implements flat organizational structures with multiple informal networks. In this course, we will discuss managerial techniques and organizational structures that promote entrepreneurial behaviors in a corporate context.
      This course focuses on the creation and management of entrepreneurial initiatives within established corporations.

      The course will concentrate on what managers do to foster climates that facilitate internal corporate entrepreneurship. We will discuss sound venturing strategies regarding ”what kind” of new businesses corporations choose to pursue and “how” those ventures should be structured and managed for maximizing performance.

      For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       



      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 23

      Aarhus

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      Corporate Governance 2018

      Corporate Governance 2018

      Summer School of , 5 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/corporategovernance/

      Corporate governance deals with how the suppliers of capital ensure that corporate managers make efficient use of that capital and provide investors with a return commensurate with the risk of the investment. Better governance lowers the cost of capital and leads to greater financial development and higher economic growth. Consequently, countries are searching for the set of governance practices, rules and regulations that will most effectively promote economic development. This course will study the main corporate governance mechanisms, such as, legal and regulatory protection, the market for corporate control, ownership structure, executive compensation policies and practices, the board of directors, and shareholder activism. We will analyze how corporate governance practices differ across countries and how they affect firm value and the development of capital markets.  

      For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       


      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 23

      Aarhus

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      Current Issues in International Human Rights Law 2018

      Current Issues in International Human Rights Law 2018

      Summer School of , 10 ECTS
      Law, public administration, public order and safety

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 3 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 1246 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/currentissuesininternationalhumanrightslaw/
      Human rights: We all have them, we’ve all heard of them, and we know that there are laws to protect them. But we hear equally often about war crimes, refugee crises, persecution of sexual minorities and children suffering starvation and preventable diseases. So does the international human rights law legal system work – and why or why not? This course is designed to give you an understanding of the international human rights legal system and the challenges it faces.

      The focus of the course is on the international level and importantly, on current issues facing the international system. This means that you will be working actively with cases, examples, and issues that governments, lawyers, NGOs and the United Nations are also discussing, in addition to background cases to help you understand how the system has worked in the past.

      The aim is to help you think critically – from a legal perspective – about the messages you see and hear about human rights in the media, and about the international system generally. In addition to an introduction to the international legal system, human rights bodies, and substantive rights in international law, the course will offer three related, specialised topics through which to examine international human rights law in practice: international criminal law, refugee law, and transitional justice. The precise cases and examples to be used will be determined according to current events. An introduction to international law or human rights is an advantage, though not a requirement for taking this course. We look forward to seeing you in class, summer 2017!

      For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       



      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 03

      Aarhus

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      Data Science in Insurance 2018

      Data Science in Insurance 2018

      Summer School of , 5 ECTS
      Mathematics, natural- and computer science

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/datascienceininsurance/
      Insurance companies bring security to society by offering protection against financial losses. Through the pooling of similar risks, insurers allow to trade uncertainty for certainty by transferring the risk from individuals facing the loss to the insurer, in exchange for a premium. Non-life (e.g. motor, fire, liability), life and health insurers work in a data driven business, and are constantly confronted with the challenges created by rapidly increasing technical and computer facilities for data collection, storage and analysis. Predictive modeling (or: insurance analytics) is a cornerstone of the insurance industry.  

      This course explains the working principles of insurance and the many tasks within insurance where predictive modeling is relevant.  

      For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       



      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 03

      Aarhus

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      Designing Survey Research 2018

      Designing Survey Research 2018

      Summer School of , 5 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 730 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/designingsurveyresearch/

      Survey research is a popular and indispensable tool of empirical research in the social sciences.  This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the practice of survey research, with a focus on applications in economics, business, public administration, and public policy. 
      Students will learn what survey research is, how it applies to their fields of practice, when to apply survey research, and how to design and implement it. Students who will benefit from this course include those who want to broaden their skills in quantitative research methods, and those who will apply surveying to their own academic research or professional practice.  This may include students throughout the School of Business and Social Sciences.

      For Further Information
      You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       



      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 03

      Aarhus

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      Diagnosis of Plant Disease 2018

      Diagnosis of Plant Disease 2018

      Summer School of , 5 ECTS
      Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/diagnosisofplantdisease/

      The course will introduce you to common plant diseases in crop plants. It is based on short introductory sessions followed by practical exercises, in which you diagnose plant diseases under field conditions as well as in the laboratory. The exercises include diagnosis based on macroscopic symptoms as well as microscopy, ELISA and PCR methods and quantitative disease assessment under natural conditions. The influence of abiotic stresses and leaf senescence on macroscopic symptoms is considered as well. Most exercises are done in small groups under supervision of teachers. This will allow you to study specific subjects in more detail, as basis for analyses, data processing and reporting.  


      For Further Information
      You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       


      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 02

      Aarhus

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      Digital Business Innovation and Social Media 2018

      Digital Business Innovation and Social Media 2018

      Summer School of , 10 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 3 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1460 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/digitalbusinessinnovationandsocialmedia/
      The course explores two key areas of knowledge related to digital economies. Firstly, from a broad perspective, it focuses on understanding how business professionals use digital technologies, platforms and infrastructures for fostering innovation in business models, products and services. Students learn how to conceptualise and identify key digital technologies, platforms and infrastructures, and how to adopt and adapt these solutions to particular organisational needs to foster business innovation. Mobile technologies, cloud computing, e-commerce, big data analytics, apps and cognitive computing are among the topics to be discussed in the course.

      Secondly, from a more specialised perspective, the course focuses on explaining how social media in particular are used in organisational contexts for knowledge management, collaboration, innovation and marketing. Students are prepared to identify and choose social media tools (such as social networks, blogs, mini-blogs, mashups, file sharing, wiki tools, forums, reputation tools, social bookmarking etc.) which are aligned with corporate business strategies. Special attention is given to discuss examples related to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, SlideShare, Flickr, Google Maps, YouTube, De.li.cio.us, Technorati, Amazon and eBay rating systems, among others. In the sphere of social media, the course also discusses how social and organisational structures and institutions affect the outcomes on using social technologies, and the ethical implications of interacting through these interfaces. The course also explores the risks of social media, from damaging reputation to breaking privacy rules and risking liabilities for mismanagement of information, and risk management approaches for social media.

      The course blends theoretical frameworks, academic research and industry case studies and reports, preparing students to understand how digital technologies enable business innovation and knowledge creation and sharing. Through lectures, presentations and workshops, students explore relevant theories and case studies to understand digital business innovation in general and social media tools in particular. Students thus have an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills to be used to solve real problems involving digital business innovation and social media solutions.

      For Further Information

      You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       



      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 23

      Aarhus

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      Discrete Optimization 2018

      Discrete Optimization 2018

      Summer School of , 10 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 3 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/discreteoptimization/

      Discrete optimization problems arise in a variety of the real-world planning and operational problems, including but not limited to logistical distribution of goods, production scheduling and sequencing, warehouse location, vehicle routing, supply chain network design, project scheduling, and employees’ timetables. This course addresses both “Models”, mathematical representations of these problems, and “Methods”, solving methods of the models. 


      For Further Information
      You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       


      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 23

      Aarhus

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      Diversity in the Workplace 2018

      Diversity in the Workplace 2018

      Summer School of , 5 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 weeks
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 246 EUR
      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/diversityintheworkplace/

      Recent demographic changes coupled with technology progress places diversity as a central issue to modern corporations. Not only that: individuals are faced with differences more frequently and groups and work teams are gradually becoming more heterogeneous. It is also clear that innovation, problem solving and decision making quality can benefit from increased diversity. In spite of these facts, the effects of diversity in the workplace are not undisputable and evidence amounts suggesting the challenge of managing differences at all levels – individual, teams and organizations. Moreover, individuals do not respond in the same way to gender, race, age and other differences and the impact of diversity varies accordingly.
      In this course we will discuss the business case for workplace diversity and how to incorporate the differences in managerial decisions.

      The aim is to understand not only diversity issues and effects but also to explore how and when a diverse workforce has the potential to benefit both employees and organizations. The course is not only an opportunity to learn about diversity but also a chance to improve individual skills to deal with an ever-growing diverse context.

      For Further Information
      You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
      summeruniversity@au.dk
       



      Summer

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Jul 03

      Aarhus

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      Economics and Business Administration (Herning)

      Economics and Business Administration (Herning)

      Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration, 180 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Herning
      Duration 3 years
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
      Website http://bachelor.au.dk/en/economics-and-business-administration-auhe/

      Description

      This programme aims to give students a broad introduction to a number of economic, legal and organisational issues within the field of business. In addition to business issues, the programme also considers socioeconomic aspects and the interaction between economics and business administration.  

      In specific terms, students learn to analyse a company’s financial problems and issues and to develop business strategies. Students also learn about organisation, product development, sales, project management, and innovation, and they will develop insight into the theories and methods used to understand companies’ internal and external relations.  

      The programme brings together students who share a common interest in what goes on in companies, organisations and in society at large. Some students will be crazy about everything relating to stocks and bonds, others are mostly interested in management – but all will share a fundamental interest in business administration.

      Career Opportunities  

      Graduates of the programme have everything they need to handle business administration issues in both multinational and international companies – whether in trade and industry, in the service sector, in financial institutions, or in accountancy or consultancy. In addition, the degree qualifies graduates for further studies at master’s level in Denmark or abroad.    

      About the Degree

      All semesters except for the fifth include all the compulsory courses within Economics and Business Administration. In the fifth semester, students can choose to specialise within one of ten profiles, to create their own profile by choosing electives, or to study abroad at a business school or university outside Denmark.

      Students can currently choose from eight profiles:
      •   Business English and Culture (Aarhus)
      •   Corporate Communication (Aarhus)
      •   Financial Management (Aarhus)
      •   Global Business (Aarhus)
      •   Sustainable Business (Aarhus)
      •   Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Aarhus)
      •   International Business (Herning)
      •   Global Marketing (Herning)

      Admission  

      To find out more about admission to the BSc in Economics and Business please visit the programme’s website.

      In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
      Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

      Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

      To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

      Tuition

      Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

      For Further Information

      Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

      You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

      About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


      Autumn

      Application date
      Mar 15
      Start date
      Sep 01

      Herning

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      Economics and Business Administration - Finance

      Economics and Business Administration - Finance

      Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration (Finance), 120 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 years
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
      Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/finance/

      Description

      Financial markets are vital to the current and future stability of firms, government bodies, nations – and of course to individuals and to society as a whole. The MSc in Finance will provide you with the knowledge and competencies you need to work in the world of international finance.  

      The MSc in Finance fuses rigorous academic research with applied skills and competencies. Focusing on global finance, the programme will prepare you for today’s highly developed and integrated financial markets, in which graduates with degrees in finance are increasingly sought at the highest international level.  

      Financial decisions are to a large extent based on empirical observations. Thus acquiring the skills to apply econometric methods is part of our programme. In our experience, students gain much more from their studies when they have an interest in quantitative methods.

      Career Opportunities  

      The MSc in Finance is an excellent foundation for many positions within international finance. Previous graduates have embarked on careers in financial institutions, regulatory bodies, consulting businesses, and finance departments in non-financial companies.

      About the Degree

      The MSc in Finance is a unique programme that allows you to work with internationally respected academic staff in an international environment. In the first year the programme addresses the key concepts of asset pricing, corporate finance, and bank management so as to familiarise you with the challenges of the financial markets. In the third semester, you can choose elective courses at Aarhus University, AU Summer University or (as an exchange student) at one of 300 partner universities abroad. You also have the possibility to combine electives with an internship to strengthen your practical skill-set. Finally, the fourth semester is devoted to the master’s thesis.

      The MSc in Finance is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environment. Students are always wel­come to approach the teaching staff, and they are expected to partici­pate actively in the classroom. Collaborating in small groups on projects gives students the chance to make the most of the international student environment.

      Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

      Admission  

      To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Finance please visit the programme’s website. 

      In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

      Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

      To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

      Tuition

      Please read more about tuition fee here →  http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

      For Further Information

      Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

      You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

      About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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      Jan 15
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      Sep 01

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      Mar 01
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      Sep 01

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      Economics and Business Administration - Marketing

      Economics and Business Administration - Marketing

      Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Marketing), 120 ECTS
      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
      Campus Aarhus
      Duration 2 years
      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
      Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/marketing/

      Description

      The MSc programme in Marketing prepares students for a range of international management careers across public and private sectors. Graduates have expertise in value creation, innovation, communication and channel management, pricing, marketing research, customer relationships and marketing strategy.

      Career Opportunities    

      Graduates with the MSc in Marketing have state-of-the-art knowledge about value creation and innovation management, channel management, pricing, marketing research, customer relationships, communications management and marketing strategy. They are ready to take on a range of management roles including consultancy, entrepreneurship, innovation and communication management in private and public sectors. Their skills are very much in demand – so career prospects are very bright. 

      About the Degree

      Marketing is indispensable to top management when it comes to picking served markets, competitors and business portfolios. Customers are also central to marketing, which means making promises and meeting expectations. This work is often international in scope, a characteristic mirrored in the course content offered on the programme at Aarhus University, which has an international staff and a diverse student body.

      Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

      Aarhus BSS (School of Business and Social Sciences) is one of Aarhus University’s four faculties. With approximately 13,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, more than 230 PhD students and more than 590 faculty members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe and is Denmark’s biggest business and social sciences unit at university level. Building on its broad academic base, it encompasses both traditional business and social science disciplines.
        At Aarhus BSS, we conduct research and teach­ing at the highest academic level. We are dedicated to imparting to our students exactly the knowledge, skills and experience that are in demand – the skills that are essential for engaging in professional business activities in a global marketplace.

        Admission  

        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Marketing please visit the programme’s website. 

        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

        Tuition

        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

        For Further Information

        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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        Mar 01
        Start date
        Sep 01

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        Jan 15
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        Sep 01

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        Economics and Business Administration - International Economic Consulting

        Economics and Business Administration - International Economic Consulting

        Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (International Economic Consulting), 120 ECTS
        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
        Campus Aarhus
        Duration 2 years
        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
        Erasmus Yes
        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/internationaleconomicconsulting/

        Description

        What are the costs and benefits of building a new airport in Berlin? Do Bangladeshi farmers benefit more from direct financial support or price guarantees? How many cars will need parking space in Copenhagen in 2020? How can CO2 quotas be priced and distributed efficiently? What pipelines need to be built in order to secure the EU’s future gas supply?

        These and many other challenges situated at the intersection of econom­ics and management form the basis of the MSc in International Economic Consulting. The increasing complexity of international relations has led to a steadily growing demand for international economic consulting services. Large multinational corporations, regional and national policy-makers, international organisations like the World Bank, the EU and the OECD, as well as a growing number of non-profit interest groups require sound economic analyses and feasibility studies for a wide range of issues.

        Career Opportunities  

          The MSc in International Economic Consulting was developed in close cooperation with major players in the industry. As a consequence of this, its graduates are prepared for a range of job functions within this context. Past graduates have found jobs as consultants in international consulting companies, as economists with non-profit organisations, or as analysts in regional or national governments.

          About the Degree

          The International Economic Consulting programme will provide you with the up-to-date theoretical knowledge required for applied economic analyses. Topics ranging from relevant quantitative and empirical methods suitable for sectoral studies, to policy-impact analyses and forecasting, as well as training and concepts required for implementing national and international project consulting will introduce you to the exciting field of international economic consulting. In the third semester, you can choose elective courses at Aarhus University, AU Summer University or (as an exchange student) at one of 300 partner universities abroad. You also have the possibility to combine electives with an internship to strengthen your practical skill-set. Finally, the fourth semester is devoted to the master’s thesis.

          The MSc in International Economic Consulting is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environ­ment. Students are always welcome to approach the teaching staff, and they are expected to participate actively in the classroom. Collaborating in small groups on projects gives students the chance to make the most of the international student environment.

          Admission  

          To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - International Economic Consulting please visit the programme’s website. 
          In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

          Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

          To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

          Tuition

          Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

          For Further Information

          Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

          You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

          About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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          Jan 15
          Start date
          Sep 01

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          Mar 01
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          Sep 01

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          Economics and Business Administration - International Business Development

          Economics and Business Administration - International Business Development

          Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration, 120 ECTS
          Economics, commerce, management and accounting

          Institution Aarhus University (AU)
          Campus Herning
          Duration 2
          Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
          Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
          Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/intbusinessdevelopment/

          Description

          In today’s business world, strong business development skills have be­come a vital, central part of company management and development. Companies and organisations need to develop their businesses, busi­ness models and processes rapidly and efficiently in order to meet the ever-changing needs and demands of customers and of society. For this reason, more and more companies are hiring to business developers to carry out key management and development tasks in order to safeguard their existing markets and gain competitive advantage in new markets.

          Career Opportunities  

          The MSc in Economics and Business Administration – International Business Development will give you in-depth knowledge and experience of working within a company. Using that knowledge of the company and its markets, you will be able to critically analyse the company’s internal processes with a view to optimising them. You will be able to conduct a professional analysis of the market potential of a new business area, product or service. You will also be well equipped to develop the company’s strategy.

          About the Degree

          The MSc programme in Economics and Business Administration – Inter­national Business Development aims to build the business developers of tomorrow. The programme focuses on business development and the implementation of strategies related to business development processes. It provides students with the analytical decision tools they will need to make the professional decisions that will ensure targeted management of the company’s knowledge-workers, as well as innovation and opti­misation of the company’s business and processes. The programme is intended for students who wish to gain understanding and insight into business development in large global companies as well as small and medium-sized companies..

          International Business Development students study at the Department of Business Development and Technology, which is located in Herning in central Jutland. The campus is well known for promoting interaction between its different degree programmes on a continuous basis – a valuable asset for students preparing to enter the international, interdis­ciplinary business world. The department with its 1,600 students forms a vibrant, close-knit community of students and teachers. There are many extra-curricular options at the department, including a Danish favourite – the weekly Friday bar – as well as a student house, a fitness room, and options to join a variety of committees.

          Admission  

          To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Inter­national Business Development please visit the programme’s website. 

          In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

          Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

          To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

          Tuition

          Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

          For Further Information

          Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

          You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

          About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System 


          Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

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          Jan 15
          Start date
          Sep 01

          EU/EEA/Swiss

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          Mar 01
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          Sep 01

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          Economics and Business Administration - Innovation Management and Business Development

          Economics and Business Administration - Innovation Management and Business Development

          Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Innovation Management), 120 ECTS
          Economics, commerce, management and accounting

          Institution Aarhus University (AU)
          Campus Aarhus
          Duration 2 years
          Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
          Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
          Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/innovationmanagement/

          Description

          Innovation has become an imperative not only for most private firms, but increasingly also for the public sector. Therefore, innovation management is considered one of today’s world’s most important competencies by CEOs and governments alike.  

          This programme offers a general background in innovation management, including the management of innovation from invention to commercialisation; innovation strategies, structures, and cultures; market forces of innovation and market-oriented new product development; the management of intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship.  

          The MSc in Innovation Management and Business Development provides a unique opportunity to experience the challenges of product development processes and to develop an understanding of the rationales on both the technology and the business management side. There is broad empirical agreement that such a multidisciplinary understanding is a key prerequisite for successful cooperation between R&D and marketing, and ultimately for innovation success. The aim of the programme is therefore to enhance students’ understanding of strategies, structures, processes, people and cultures so as to drive successful innovation and enhance the innovative capability of organisations.

          Career Opportunities  

          The programme will provide you with the competencies and skills you need to fill managerial positions in both producer companies and consulting firms, working specifically with planning and implementation of innovation strategies, creation and advancement of innovative processes, and development of new businesses.  

          In large companies, graduates of the programme have become champions for innovation by bridging the gap between R&D, production and sales activities, thereby supporting and shaping the innovation culture.  

          In small and medium-sized companies, our graduates have acted as entrepreneurs, combining technological know-how with a profound business understanding.  

            About the Degree

            Aarhus BSS (School of Business and Social Sciences) is one of Aarhus University’s four faculties. With approximately 13,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, more than 230 PhD students and more than 590 faculty members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe and is Denmark’s biggest business and social sciences unit at university level. Building on its broad academic base, it encompasses both traditional business and social science disciplines.

            Admission  

            To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Innovation Management please visit the programme’s website. 

            In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

            Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

            To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

            Tuition

            Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

            For Further Information

            Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

            You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

            About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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            Application date
            Mar 01
            Start date
            Sep 01

            Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

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            Jan 15
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            Sep 01

            Aarhus

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            Economics and Business Administration - Business-to-Business Marketing and

            Economics and Business Administration - Business-to-Business Marketing and

            Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration, 120 ECTS
            Economics, commerce, management and accounting

            Institution Aarhus University (AU)
            Campus Aarhus
            Duration 2 years
            Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/businesstobusiness

            Description

            The MSc programme in Business-to-Business Marketing and Purchasing focuses on the managerial challenges related to operating in industrial markets. It prepares students for a wide range of careers, mainly in the private sector. Students on the programme gain skills in areas such as business-to-business marketing and strategy, purchasing management, relationship management, innovation, pricing, and the regulation of co­operation in business markets.

            Career Opportunities  

            The programme’s focus on upstream as well as downstream activities means that students will gain a deep knowledge not only of sales/mar­keting and purchasing, but also of how to develop and manage relation­ships with customers as well as suppliers. This dual understanding makes graduates perfect for job positions such as key account manager (on the selling side) or category manager (on the buying side) – positions that hold many future career possibilities. Over time, graduates may develop careers within sales and marketing or purchasing, or they may choose to alternate between the two. With their knowledge and understanding of the many relationships between the firm and its various stakeholders, graduates will be well suited to a range of general management posi­tions.

            About the Degree

            Firms operating in business markets cater to the needs of other firms rather than private households, and in so doing they face specific challenges and opportunities. Business-to-business activities constitute the main part of any developed economy, and managers who are able to understand, develop and manage such activities – upstream as well as downstream – are an important asset to firms.   

            The first semester of the programme provides students with a deep understanding of how business markets work through courses in buyer–supplier relationships and networks as well as the innovation and development of these relationships. The prerequisite courses, which provide students with a solid academic foundation and prepare them for the specialisation courses of the second semester, also include general marketing theory and research methods. The specialisation courses that follow cover topics such as business-to-business purchasing management, business-to-business sales and marketing management, pricing, and the regulation of marketing and purchasing cooperation.

            Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

            Admission  

            To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Business-to-Business Marketing and Purchasing please visit the programme’s website

            In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

            Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

            To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

            Tuition

            Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

            For Further Information

            Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

            You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

            About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System 

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            Economics and Business Administration - Finance and International Business

            Economics and Business Administration - Finance and International Business

            Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Finance and International Business), 120 ECTS
            Economics, commerce, management and accounting

            Institution Aarhus University (AU)
            Campus Aarhus
            Duration 2 years
            Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
            Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
            Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/financeandinternationalbusiness/

            Description

            Globalisation and internationalisation are affecting every nation, every level of industry, and virtually every business. One result is that demand is growing for economics and business graduates with an international background. The MSc in Finance and International Business will not only give you the professional qualifications for making strategic decisions in difficult and complex financial areas, but also experience and competency in performing in an international context.

            Career Opportunities   

            The MSc in Finance and International Business gives graduates the knowledge and skills required for taking part in the processes of finance and business activities that span multiple national contexts. After graduating, most of our students pursue careers as financial managers, international controllers, international business strategists, business entrepreneurs, managers of foreign subsidiaries, or experts on mergers and acquisitions.

            About the Degree

            During the first year, key areas of study include the internationalisation process of companies entering foreign markets and the challenges that companies face in an international environment. Additionally, strategic and financial decision-making, financial reporting and accounting issues, and the theories of corporate finance and supporting empirical evidence are covered in the first two semesters. The academic content is combined with an applied approach in which the skills and competencies vital for handling these complex issues are developed. In the third semester, you can choose elective courses at Aarhus University, AU Summer University or (as an exchange student) at one of 300 partner universities abroad. You also have the possibility to combine electives with an internship to strengthen your practical skill-set. Finally, the fourth semester is devoted to the master‘s thesis.

            The MSc in Finance and International Business is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environment. Students are always welcome to approach the teaching staff and students are expected to participate actively in the classroom. Collaborating in small groups on projects gives students the chance to make the most of the international student environment.

            Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

            Admission  

            To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Finance and International Business please visit the programme’s website.  
            In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

            Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

            To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

            Tuition

            Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

            For Further Information

            Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

            You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

            About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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            Application date
            Mar 01
            Start date
            Sep 01

            Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

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            Jan 15
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            Sep 01

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            Economics and Business Administration - International Business

            Economics and Business Administration - International Business

            Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (International Business) , 120 ECTS
            Economics, commerce, management and accounting

            Institution Aarhus University (AU)
            Campus Aarhus
            Duration 2 years
            Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
            Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
            Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/internationalbusiness/

            Description

            From simple exports to foreign direct investment, or participation in border-crossing networks, economic markets are becoming increasingly globalised. Consequently, today’s firms have to be able to adapt and respond to the changing character of the social, political, and technological forces at work in the global economic markets. The MSc in International Business deals with the internationalisation of businesses and related international activities.  

            In the first year, the programme addresses the key concepts of internationalisation, organisation, and management of foreign operations in order to familiarise the student with the challenges of economic globalisation and how to handle them. The emergence of global enterprises, emerging markets, global sourcing, the development of intercultural competencies, and the organisation of multinational corporations are covered, alongside the analytical tools necessary to research these topics. In the third semester, you can choose elective courses at Aarhus University, AU Summer University or (as an exchange student) at one of 300 partner universities abroad. You also have the possibility to combine electives with an internship to strengthen your practical skill-set. Finally, the fourth semester is devoted to the master’s thesis.

            Career Opportunities  

              The MSc in International Business offers the knowledge and skills required to take part in processes and business activities that span multiple national contexts. Hence many alumni choose to work in an international business context or in international service companies offering consultancy services.

              About the Degree

              The MSc in International Business is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environment. Students are always welcome to approach the teaching staff, and they are expected to participate actively in the classroom. Collaborating in small groups on projects gives students the chance to make the most of the international student environment.

              Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

              Admission  

              To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - International Business please visit the programme’s website. 

              In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

              Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

              To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

              Tuition

              Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

              For Further Information

              Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

              You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

              About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

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              Application date
              Mar 01
              Start date
              Sep 01

              Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

              Application date
              Jan 15
              Start date
              Sep 01

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              Economics and Business Administration - Strategy, Organisation and Leadership

              Economics and Business Administration - Strategy, Organisation and Leadership

              Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Strategy, Organisation and Leadership), 120 ECTS
              Economics, commerce, management and accounting

              Institution Aarhus University (AU)
              Campus Aarhus
              Duration 2 years
              Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
              Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
              Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/strategyorganisationandleadership/

              Description

              The way in which the world interacts and transacts is changing. Globalisation is increasing, competition is intensifying, and major technological and social shifts are impending worldwide. The MSc in Strategy, Organisation and Leadership prepares students to take on managerial responsibilities in volatile times through courses centred around case-based discussions of managerial challenges.

              Career Opportunities    

              Strategy, Organisation and Leadership graduates have found jobs initially as junior consultants in large international management consultancy firms, as system consultants in the IT sector, as development consultants and trainees in large corporations, and as management assistants. Some graduates continue to the PhD level. Because Aarhus BSS is an international faculty, you can expect to graduate with a wide range of business contacts and friends all over the world.

              About the Degree

              The programme covers central managerial functions, including planning, organising, staffing, leading and business controlling.  

              Students are expected to take responsibility for their learning as the programme demands a high level of involvement. Give a lot, get a lot. Aarhus BSS provides practical, process-oriented training, delivered with the most up-to-date teaching methods and technologies.

              All the academic staff at Aarhus BSS pursue research and teaching responsibilities simultaneously – so students can expect a programme that is up-to-date with the latest research findings.  

              Aarhus BSS is also a global institution, so expect an international programme here. We attract researchers, teachers and students from around the world, and we make the most of the interaction – socially, educationally and professionally.

              Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

              Aarhus BSS (School of Business and Social Sciences) is one of Aarhus University’s four faculties. With approximately 13,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, more than 230 PhD students and more than 590 faculty members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe and is Denmark’s biggest business and social sciences unit at university level. Building on its broad academic base, it encompasses both traditional business and social science disciplines.

              Admission  

              To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Strategy, Organisation and Leadership please visit the programme’s website. 

              In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

              Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

              Tuition

              Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

              For Further Information

              Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

              You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

              About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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              Jan 15
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              Sep 01

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              Economics and Business Administration - Logistics and Supply Chain Management

              Economics and Business Administration - Logistics and Supply Chain Management

              Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management), 120 ECTS
              Economics, commerce, management and accounting

              Institution Aarhus University (AU)
              Campus Aarhus
              Duration 2 years
              Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
              Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
              Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/logisticsandsupplychainmanagement/

              Description

              Learn to plan and control the flow of goods and information in a supply chain by using IT-based analytics. In the Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme, you will gain skills that will enable you to design a highly efficient strategy for supply chain management that can be applied to a diverse range of businesses.

              Career Opportunities    

                Graduates with the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management have found jobs analysing logistical performance or implementing new logistical solutions. They may start under the supervision of experienced colleagues and rapidly progress to managerial and executive roles. AU’s big-picture, analytical approach to logistics and supply chain management allows our graduates to be versatile in their future careers and to find success across a variety of sectors. Previous graduates have worked as project managers, economists, analysts, and consultants.

                About the Degree

                In the programme you will acquire nuanced analytical skills with which to systematically and creatively solve a range of complex logistical problems. You will also develop a strong fundamental understanding of the complexities and breakdown of the value chain.  

                Logistics and supply chain management is a very demanding programme that calls for active student participation, communication, and strong time-management skills.

                You are encouraged to do an internship during your degree – and AU supports its students by giving them an opportunity to do this. Companies like Vestas, Arla, Terma and Siemens regularly provide projects for students on the programme, and nearly all students write their thesis for a company. Generally, students work with companies that face challenging logistics problems which they want students to help them solve. Previous collaborative projects by Logistics and Supply Chain Management students have been conducted with the supplier relationship management division at LEGO, production planning by SAP at Danish Crown, inventory control at TDC, warehouse management at Arla, forecasting at Danfoss, and location of distribution centres at Bauhaus.

                Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students. In addition, SULO, the Logistics and SCM programme’s own student association, arranges company visits, study trips and social events for logistics students.

                Admission  

                To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Logistics and Supply Chain Management please visit the programme’s website.

                In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

                Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                Tuition

                Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                For Further Information

                Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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                Jan 15
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                Sep 01

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                Mar 01
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                Economics and Business Administration - Information Management

                Economics and Business Administration - Information Management

                Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Information Management), 120 ECTS
                Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                Campus Aarhus
                Duration 2 years
                Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
                Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/informationmanagement/

                Description

                Today’s organisations rely heavily on information technologies (IT) to meet their business needs. The MSc in Information Management prepares you for a career at the interface of IT and business. You will gain the expertise to translate strategic and operational needs into better systems with improved performance, enabling you to play a key role in modern organisations and businesses.

                Career Opportunities  

                The MSc in Information Management offers great career prospects for becoming an IT manager, project manager or ERP consultant (e.g. SAP). The international character of the programmes prepares graduates to work in international organisations.

                About the Degree

                Working with information and IT requires the ability to perform multidisciplinary functions. The Information Management programme will prepare you for this by offering close dialogue and contact between students and teachers and by integrating project work and cooperation as tools in your learning process. 

                By the end of the programme you will be able to: participate creatively in the management of information resources and information technol­ogy; utilise IT to make businesses as well as their services and products more attractive and competitive; create and manage new IT systems that support business goals and strategies that are frequently interna­tional in scope; and participate in strategic planning, formulating requirements for new IT systems and implementing them within businesses and organisations.  

                This MSc programme is not just for students with bachelor’s degrees with IT elements. It is relevant for all students with a bachelor’s degree within the field of economics and business administration who wish to combine IT and business studies.

                Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

                Admission  

                To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Information Management please visit the programme’s website. 

                In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

                Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                Tuition

                Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                For Further Information

                Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

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                Jan 15
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                Sep 01

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                Economics and Business Administration - Strategic Communication

                Economics and Business Administration - Strategic Communication

                Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Strategy, Organisation and Leadership), 120 ECTS
                Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                Campus Aarhus
                Duration 2 years
                Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
                Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/strategiccommunication/

                Description

                The MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Strategic Communication focuses on the strategic, organisational and managerial opportunities and challenges related to companies’ communication with its various stakeholders. This specialisation qualifies you to master the complex processes and practices of strategic communication specifically within the areas of brand and social media management and innovation, integrated marketing and organisational communication.

                Career Opportunities    

                The MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Strategic Communication is driven by a strategic and managerial approach to communication and with a key emphasis on the actual processes and practice of communication and communication management. In combination with its focus on both internal and external organisationally integrated and brand aligned communications, the programme prepares you for handling the many diverse communications challenges facing contemporary public and private organisations and agencies.

                About the Degree

                Communication is a strategic discipline and practice. It therefore requires managerial decisions on the strategic direction and purpose of communication as well as of the management of the related processes. The specialisation in Strategic Communication prepares you for setting strategic goals that aim to create value for employees, markets, organisations and society; to assess how different social, cultural and economic contexts and stakeholders affect strategy selection and execution; and to master the complex processes of strategic communication, including the design, execution and management of brand and communication strategies and activities.

                All the academic staff at Aarhus BSS pursue research and teaching responsibilities simultaneously – so students can expect a programme that is up-to-date with the latest research findings.  

                Aarhus BSS is also a global institution, so expect an international programme here. We attract researchers, teachers and students from around the world, and we make the most of the interaction – socially, educationally and professionally.

                Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

                Aarhus BSS (School of Business and Social Sciences) is one of Aarhus University’s four faculties. With approximately 13,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, more than 230 PhD students and more than 590 faculty members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe and is Denmark’s biggest business and social sciences unit at university level. Building on its broad academic base, it encompasses both traditional business and social science disciplines.

                Admission  

                To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Strategy, Organisation and Leadership please visit the programme’s website. 

                In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

                Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                Tuition

                Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                For Further Information

                Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

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                Jan 15
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                Sep 01

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                Mar 01
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                Sep 01

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                Economics and Business Administration (Aarhus)

                Economics and Business Administration (Aarhus)

                Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration , 180 ECTS
                Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                Campus Aarhus
                Duration 3 years
                Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
                Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                Website http://bachelor.au.dk/en/economics-and-business-administration/

                Description

                This programme aims to give students a broad introduction to a number of economic, legal and organisational issues within the field of business. In addition to business issues, the programme also considers socioeconomic aspects and the interaction between economics and business administration.  

                In specific terms, students learn to analyse a company’s financial problems and issues and to develop business strategies. Students also learn about organisation, product development, sales, project management, and innovation, and they will develop insight into the theories and methods used to understand companies’ internal and external relations.  

                The programme brings together students who share a common interest in what goes on in companies, organisations and in society at large. Some students will be crazy about everything relating to stocks and bonds, others are mostly interested in management – but all will share a fundamental interest in business administration.

                Career Opportunities  

                Graduates of the programme have everything they need to handle business administration issues in both multinational and international companies – whether in trade and industry, in the service sector, in financial institutions, or in accountancy or consultancy. In addition, the degree qualifies graduates for further studies at master’s level in Denmark or abroad.

                About the Degree

                All semesters except for the fifth include all the compulsory courses within Economics and Business Administration. In the fifth semester, students can choose to specialise within one of ten profiles, to create their own profile by choosing electives, or to study abroad at a business school or university outside Denmark.

                Students can currently choose from eight profiles:
                •   Business English and Culture (Aarhus)
                •   Corporate Communication (Aarhus)
                •   Financial Management (Aarhus)
                •   Global Business (Aarhus)
                •   Sustainable Business (Aarhus)
                •   Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Aarhus)
                •   International Business (Herning)
                •   Global Marketing (Herning)

                Admission  

                To find out more about admission to the BSc in Economics and Business please visit the programme’s website.

                In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                Tuition

                Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                For Further Information

                Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


                Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

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                Jan 15
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                Sep 01

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                Mar 15
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                Economics and Business Administration - Management Accounting and Control

                Economics and Business Administration - Management Accounting and Control

                Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Management Accounting and Control), 120 ECTS
                Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                Campus Aarhus
                Duration 2 years
                Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
                Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/managementaccountingandcontrol/

                Description

                Management accounting is fundamental to business administration. The MSc programme in Management Accounting and Control covers management accounting techniques and their application in production companies, service industries, and in the public sector. The programme highlights the role and performance of the management accountant, both locally and in an international context. 

                About the Degree

                The Management Accounting and Control programme seeks to equip students with a range of relevant management accounting concepts and theories so as to build a solid foundation for practice-oriented decision-making.  

                The programme aims to develop management technologies and test theories within production, reporting, analysis and managerial use of financial as well as non-financial information. All management technolo­gies and theories aim to be used for communicating financial events in the organisation, influencing decisions on resource allocation, and for improving insight and feedback to the management of the organisation.  

                The programme applies a variety of teaching methods and types of evaluation. Students can expect traditional lectures, lectures with group exercises, and lectures dedicated to casework. AU encourages and expects student participation – because those who work are those who learn.  

                An internship during the third semester is also recommended. This gives students the chance to experience and address some of the theoretical problems discussed during the first and second semester. This creates an appetite for more theory and is the foundation for writing a solid thesis.

                Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

                Career Opportunities    

                  Graduates from the Management Accounting and Control programme are qualified for a variety of different types of job. Many have found jobs as controllers across a range of different organisations, and some have become business consultants. Our graduates have taken up jobs both in Denmark and abroad, and their attractive skill-set allows them to climb their chosen career ladder rapidly.

                  Admission  

                  To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Management Accounting and Control please visit the programme’s website.

                  In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

                  Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                  To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                  Tuition

                  Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                  For Further Information

                  Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                  You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                  About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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                  Economics and Business Administration - Business Intelligence

                  Economics and Business Administration - Business Intelligence

                  Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (Business Intelligence), 120 ECTS
                  Economics, commerce, management and accounting Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                  Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                  Campus Aarhus
                  Duration 2 years
                  Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
                  Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                  Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/businessintelligence/

                  Description

                  Business Intelligence is concerned with concepts and methods that can improve business decision-making by providing fact-based support systems. Organisations today increasingly use a set of techniques and tools to transform raw data into meaningful and useful information, to improve decision-making, to cut costs, to identify new business opportunities, and to pinpoint inefficient business processes that are ripe for re-engineering.

                  Career Opportunities  

                    The MSc in Business Intelligence offers an excellent foundation for working in the specific analysis of organisational performance for decision-making support, whether internally or as an external consultant.

                    About the Degree

                    The first year of the MSc programme combines analytical tools with rigorous academic content, skills geared towards self-management, and communication skills. In the third semester, you can choose elective courses at Aarhus University, AU Summer University or (as an exchange student) at one of 300 partner universities abroad. You also have the possibility to combine electives with an internship to strengthen your practical skill-set. Finally, the fourth semester is devoted to the master’s thesis.

                    The MSc in Business Intelligence is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environment. Students are always welcome to approach the teaching staff, and they are expected to participate actively in the classroom. Collaborating in small groups for project work gives students the chance to make the most of the international student environment.

                    Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

                    Admission  

                    To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Business Intelligence please visit the programme’s website.

                    In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

                    Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                    To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                    Tuition

                    Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                    For Further Information

                    Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                    You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                    About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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                    Jan 15
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                    Sep 01

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                    Economics and Management

                    Economics and Management

                    Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Management, 120 ECTS
                    Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                    Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                    Campus Aarhus
                    Duration 2 years
                    Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
                    Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                    Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/economics-and-management/

                    Description

                    The two-year MSc programme in Economics and Management gives students an in-depth knowledge of a range of economics and management disciplines. The programme is flexible, giving the students the opportunity to specialise in a specific field or in a combination of economics and management topics.  

                    Researchers in the programme work in the fields of accounting, finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and economics of business. The MSc programme allows students to create a personal academic profile within one or across several of these fields. Progress in the chosen courses is closely followed and monitored to ensure the students’ academic development. Each semester, the department offers about thirty elective courses. The broad range of courses allows you to specialise in a particular field of interest and to compose an individual course programme.

                    Career Opportunities  

                    Economics and management graduates are in very high demand on the labour market. Many graduates achieve top executive positions in the corporate world (e.g. in financial institutions and consulting firms) or management advisory positions in the public sector (e.g. in ministries and local authorities).   

                    Moreover, the international character of the programme allows graduates to work with equal ease in both Danish and international organisations, consulting firms, ministries, government agencies and financial institutions – including commercial banks, mortgage institutions, pension funds, insurance companies and investment banks.Students who are interested in pursuing an academic career may also progress to the PhD programme. The department offers a special transitional arrangement for honours students who wish to continue their research training in the PhD programme.

                    About the Degree

                    Students on the programme are based in the Department of Economics and Business Economics. The department is renowned for setting high academic standards. It engages in close collaboration with many leading international researchers, including Nobel Laureates Robert F. Engle and, until his death in 2014, Dale T. Mortensen. The department’s outstanding research environment includes the Centre for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series (CREATES), where Nobel Laureate Robert F. Engle serves as member of the advisory board. 
                      The academic environment at the department is characterised by international diversity: more than one-third of its academic staff and PhD students have an international background. The international atmosphere provides the basis for an enriched and exciting student life.

                      Admission  

                      To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Management please visit the programme’s website.

                      In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                      Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                      Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.


                      To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                      Tuition

                      Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                      For Further Information

                      Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                      You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                      About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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                      Economics of Networks 2018

                      Economics of Networks 2018

                      Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                      Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                      Campus Aarhus
                      Duration 2 weeks
                      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 730 EUR
                      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                      Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/economicsofnetworks/

                      The world has become more and more connected since the appearance of the modern Internet in the early 1990s. The Internet allows buyers and sellers to match to each other directly or with the help of intermediaries. In a more connected world, buyers (sellers) can reach more sellers (buyers) and intermediaries can reach more buyers and sellers at the same time. It is not clear whether such change strengthens or weakens the bargaining power of the parties involved. Graph theory and (non-cooperative and cooperative) game theory are introduced in this course to shed light on these issues.

                      Graph theory can also help us understand link analysis and Web search. Building on this, game theory is used to provide an analysis of how sponsored search markets work. Other topics covered by the course include: information cascade, network effects, power laws, and rich-get-richer phenomenon.

                      For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                      If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                      summeruniversity@au.dk
                       



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                      Electrical Engineering

                      Electrical Engineering

                      Master (2 years) of Optics and Electronics (In Engineering), 120 ECTS
                      Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                      Campus Aarhus
                      Duration 2 years
                      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                      Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/electrical-engineering/

                      Description

                      As a student on the MSc in Electrical Engineering programme, you have the option of specialising in a number of areas within electrical engi­neering, including analog and digital electronics for regulation as well as data transmission and collection.  

                      During the first year, students take courses which provide the academic foundation required for the chosen area of specialisation. Students can choose from a wide range of specialist areas ranging from optics to electro-optics, from semiconductor technology to pure electronics.

                      Career Opportunities  

                      The MSc programme in electrical engineering aims to train development engineers to acquire the potential to innovate in advanced-technology companies both in Denmark and abroad. Graduates find work in a wide range of fields, from basic engineering or science research in joint pro­jects involving research institutes and the industrial sector, to research and development projects in industry. Many graduates have decided to work as consultants in ATS (approved technological service) institutes or patent agencies, while others have sought jobs with knowledge communication within the media and publishing industries, and in the finance sector. Graduates also have the option of continuing their studies at doctoral level, often in the form of an industrial PhD.  

                      About the Degree

                      There is considerable freedom in choosing the subjects for the study plan and students can select from a number of optional modules, including experimental technology, data collection, micro-controls, materials physics and much more. In consultation with the specialist lecturers, students can design precisely the study plan that suits their interests and background.

                      The degree programme aims to train development engineers with the potential to innovate in advanced-technology companies both in Denmark and abroad. Graduates also have the option of continuing their studies at doctoral level, often in the form of an industrial PhD.

                      The Department of Engineering has a number of social spaces where you can meet other students outside class, and this is an excellent basis for social activities. There is also an engineering club for staff and stu­dents through which students can network with like-minded people. As in all departments, there is a popular Friday bar, and the Tågekammeret association organises celebrations and social events for all science and technology students across departments.

                      Admission  

                      To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology please visit the programme’s website.

                      In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                      Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                      Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                      To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                       http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                      Tuition

                      Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                      For Further Information

                      Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                      You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                      About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                      Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                      Application date
                      Jan 15
                      Start date
                      Sep 01

                      All

                      Application date
                      Sep 15
                      Start date
                      Feb 01

                      EU/EEA/Swiss

                      Application date
                      Mar 01
                      Start date
                      Sep 01

                      EU/EEA

                      Application date
                      Sep 15
                      Start date
                      Feb 01

                      Aarhus

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                      English

                      English

                      Master (2 years) of Arts in English, 120 ECTS
                      Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                      Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                      Campus Aarhus
                      Duration 2 years
                      Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                      Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                      Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/english/

                      Description

                      English is the language of globalisation. It is the mother tongue of around 350 million people, and an even larger number speak it as a second language. The MA in English opens career opportunities in important national and international sectors associated with the cultural and creative industries and in the field of teaching.

                      Career Opportunities  

                        Numerous jobs in the private sector as well as in public institutions require advanced English-language skills and analytical knowledge of the English-speaking world. You will acquire these competencies in the Master’s degree in English. You will be using English at a high interna­tional level and will gain in-depth knowledge of the history, culture, and social conditions of the English-speaking world.   

                        Whether you seek a career in the private or non-profit sectors or as a teacher, comprehensive knowledge of the English language and the cultures and societies of English-speaking countries is important. In many situations, a high level of English-language proficiency is indispensable. With a Master’s degree in English, you will have the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to work in the global economy.

                        About the Degree

                        In the Master’s degree programme, you can specialise with a combi­nation of obligatory and elective courses as you build on your BA and work with contemporary topics in one of the three theme areas: English-language literature, linguistics, and the history, society, and culture of the English-speaking world.  

                        Whether your passion is for Anglophone literature, language, history or all things English, the degree programme allows you to immerse yourself in the latest developments within your field of interest. You will engage in depth with the issue of what constitutes evidence within the fields of literature, linguistics, culture, and history. You will gain greater insight into standard English, its variations, and the changes that have shaped it around the world, as well as myths about language itself. You will gain an understanding of the way cultural phenomena can influence litera­ture, and how literature in turn can influence culture. Approaching liter­ary works with new reading techniques and theories, you will work with creative processes and learn how creativity can be commercialised, as well as storytelling and adaptation. Working with cultural heritage, social media, film, and other elements of visual culture, and engaging deeply with current concerns such as identity politics, gender and media, and transnationalism, you will learn how to apply historical, social, and cul­tural knowledge within contemporary markets. You will be equipped with knowledge, skills, and competencies that are valued in both private and non-profit sectors.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Entrepreneurial Finance 2018

                        Entrepreneurial Finance 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/entrepreneurialfinance/
                        The objective of this course is to provide a better understanding of corporate finance issues confronting entrepreneurial firms. The issues will be explored by considering the differences between firms for which the standard corporate finance model is appropriate and firms for which the investment and financing issues are interdependent. An objective of this class is to further develop the framework used for thinking about finance issues and develop experience in applying this framework to making useful business decisions. Although the learning objectives will be focused on entrepreneurial ventures, they have direct application in more standard corporate, investments, insurance, and banking finance. This class will take a pragmatic look at some of the financial issues confronting entrepreneurial ventures. The course uses an existing actual entrepreneurial venture to examine issues that arise with entrepreneurial finance.

                        In 2015, the course evaluated the potential market size for an anti-infective that addressed potential complications associated with diabetic foot ulcers. In 2014, the course examined the license value of an anti-infective that addressed infections with implanted orthopedic medical devices. In 2013, the class examined a Danish energy venture that uses energy from the sun to decrease the energy costs of cooling buildings by taking advantage of thermodynamic properties of vacuums. Previous year’s projects included analyses of products addressing the European and North American bovine mastitis markets and products addressing the biofouling of ship’s hulls (biofouling costs the US Navy at least $1 billion each year, likely more for Maersk shipping). By the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:
                        • Forecast Financial Needs ‐ Use simulation and scenario analysis to analyze strategic financial options available to a firm, identify and communicate the optimal option, and estimate and describe a firm’s financial needs based on the recommended course of action.
                        • Identify and Evaluate Real Options – Qualitatively identify real options available with firms or projects, identify the parameters that are important to the valuation of the options, indicate how these options will affect the value of the project or the firm, and use quantitative techniques to provide approximate valuations for these options.
                        • Value the Venture – Understand and be able to explain the difference between the venture valuation models and the standard corporate finance evaluation model from both the investor and entrepreneur’s points of views.
                        • Identify situations where the theories of financial management can be applied to decisions.
                        • Recommend and justify decisions, including decisions arising from ambiguous or unfamiliar information.
                        • Orally present your analysis, recommendations, and justification.
                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        EU-Company Law 2018

                        EU-Company Law 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Law, public administration, public order and safety

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 1246 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/eu-companylaw/

                        Ever since the establishment of the European Community in 1957 the regulation of companies and their activities has been an important part of the establishment of an integrated market and the visions for European company law have been extensive. The ambition of a common European company law was predominant in the early days, but even though this far-reaching ambition has changed, the development of national company law today is largely driven by developments in EU company law. 
                        The primary objective of the course is to give the students a knowledge and understanding of the framework of EU company law and of how EU company law regulates and affects national company law within the Member States. This involves an introduction to the ways in which EU law influence national company law. Such an influence can be direct as a consequence of the EU Treaty and directives, and it can be indirect as a consequence of a possible regulatory competition (Delaware syndrome).

                        Secondly, the aim is to give the students an introduction to the context of EU company law of today. The right of establishment is secured in the EU Treaty and has on several occasions been proven by the European Court of Justice, also a number of company law directives have been implemented in national company law, and finally EU regulations is part of EU company law. Various EU company law initiatives and legislation will be studied and discussed during the lessons. The course will cover the harmonization process so far, it is effects and difficulties. The course will address current challenges and the legislative proposals. Analyses of case material from the European Court of Justice will be an element of the course.Based on this the students should attain an understanding of the cross-border mobility of European companies along with the basic rights and commitments that companies meet when they enter the legal systems of other Member States. 

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        European Studies

                        European Studies

                        Master (2 years) of Arts in European Studies, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/european-studies/

                        Description

                        Europe is becoming more and more important. As Europeans become more closely connected, the EU makes decisions that affect every European nation, every level of industry, and virtually every business. However, this view of international relations is constantly challenged and discussed. In European Studies, you will learn to analyse both the prob­lems and the possibilities inherent in the European collaboration – and in Europe in general. You will deal not only with EU institutions, but also with analyses of cultural, social, and political processes in Europe – and the question of what Europe really is.  

                        The Master’s programme in European Studies is for anyone with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant social science or humanities subject who would like to add a European perspective to their education. The aim of the degree programme is to give you general knowledge of European conditions, political as well as historical and cultural, and to build on the insight you gained in your BA studies.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        With a Master’s in European Studies, you are qualified to analyse, understand, and work not only with European diversity, but also every­thing that brings Europeans together. European Studies is an interdiscipli­nary and multicultural degree programme, and therefore prepares you to work in international organisations, large corporations, and in public administration.

                        About the Degree

                        The degree programme is aimed at students with a solid academic background who would like to add a European dimension to their education. You will acquire knowledge of European affairs to supple­ment your bachelor’s degree. The European dimension is useful whether you wish to work with political institutions, international organisations, the business community, the media, in teaching, or with cultural understand­ing. This is also an international Master’s programme, in which your fellow students will have come from all over the world. All instruction therefore takes place in English, and students speak English both during class and after hours.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in European Studies please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 15

                        Aarhus

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                        Exploring Cultural Big Data: Combining arts, ethnography, and data analytics 2018

                        Exploring Cultural Big Data: Combining arts, ethnography, and data analytics 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/exploringculturalbigdata-combiningart%2Cethnography%2Canddataanalytics/

                        In this course, participants will explore Aarhus 2017 related events to learn about how cultural analysis might be enacted in 21st century settings where digital and analog forms blur, where local and global networks collide, and because of this, studying any phenomenon is therefore a complex challenge. Through a combination of field observations, data gathering, modelling, analysis, and prototyping the aim is to introduce and develop new tools and methods for understanding and communicating about cultural experiences in the age of Big Data. Particularly, we are interested in how the production and collection of data has become an inevitable part of any cultural institution, yet it is unclear what counts as data, what the data is (or can be) actually used for, and how various stakeholders deal with broken data, missing data, surplus data, etc. Cities and regions, cultural institutions and organisations, as well as specific industries and economies have a strong interest in developing new models for organising and making sense of such data.  

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Fashion Strategies; the Importance of Seeing, Knowing and Rethinking 2018

                        Fashion Strategies; the Importance of Seeing, Knowing and Rethinking 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/fashionstrategies%3Btheimportanceofseeing%2Cknowingandrethinking/

                        This course is multidisciplinary in nature and scope and provides broad perspectives on topics and issues central to Strategic Fashion Design and product development processes, with emphasis on the relationships between design, experience, body, society and buying behavior.
                         In the field of fashion, interdisciplinarity, as a collaborative practice, is a prerequisite for transforming design illusions into tangible products. The concept of illusion is ambiguous; the design team intends to materialize an illusion into a tangible product and the customer pursues products capable of materializing her illusion of self and identity. Customer’s illusions are shaped by preferences influenced by an array of factors relating to culture, experience, aesthetics, body characteristics, well-being and affiliation. To predict and address current and future customer expectations with innovative Fashion Design strategies and product solutions, the course applies a holistic and transdisciplinary approach addressing the diversity entailed in customers´expectations. By adopting a transdisciplinary approach, we move beyond merely blending disciplines; rather, we link concepts and skills in a real-world context, and promote depth of understanding as well as adaptability of skills needed in successful product innovation.   The term ‘trans’ refers to across the disciplines, between the disciplines and beyond and outside all disciplines. By means of knowledge building through empirical research, workshops, reflection and decision-making activities, the course expose the variety and possibilities for new design, engineering and technology perspectives in business contexts.  The course covers the following areas:   
                        • Trend identification; theory and methods
                        • Body, form, function and aesthetics influences on fashion and buying behavior 
                        • User driven methodologies and approaches; theory and practice
                        • Scenario building; data analysis based on own research
                        • Design Thinking
                        • Communication; strategy and product technology
                        • Cultural and social perspectives in relation to the Fashion System
                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Anthropology

                        Anthropology

                        Master (2 years) of Arts in Anthropology , 120 ECTS
                        Health care, social services, and care services

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/anthropology/

                        Description

                        Whether they are studying a religious cult in Brazil or human evolution­ary fossils in the United Arab Emirates, anthropologists are concerned with the various different aspects that explain the cultural and ethnic differences between people’s perspectives and beliefs. The MSc in Anthropology at Aarhus University is unique in dealing with everyday practices, as well as the accompanying rituals, ceremonies, and processes that define us as human beings.  

                        The programme provides you with a thorough foundation in anthropo­logical theory and analysis, an understanding of ethnographic approaches to the study of cultures and societies around the world, and a strong grounding in research methods and their interface with contem­porary practices. With a focus on today’s quickly modernising world, this Master’s programme challenges the classic understanding of basic human conditions and the way they change by working with a comparative perspective and studying social and cultural conditions
                        .

                        About the Degree

                        There are three tracks in the MSc programme in anthropology, all taught in English:
                        • General Anthropology (both a Danish and English track)
                        • Medical Anthropology
                        • Visual Anthropology   
                        In the first and second semester, you will take theoretical, thematic, and methodological courses. In your second and third semester you have the chance to gain practical experience by doing anthropological fieldwork or an internship at a Danish or international company or organisation. Most students draw on material and data from their fieldwork or practical training when they choose their thesis topic. During the third semester, you will also work with analysis of fieldwork data and employment pos­sibilities. In the fourth semester you will prepare your Master’s thesis.

                        General Anthropology
                        This track builds on a classical anthropological approach, studying man as a social and cultural being as well as the way people interact with one another. Its structure allows you to specialise in the topics that interest you. This could be a specific topic, for example integration, visual culture, religion and politics, or change processes, or you can specialise in the cultural issues relating to a specific area such as East Africa, North America, or South-East Asia.

                        Medical Anthropology and Glocal EthnographyThis track, grounded in anthropological theory, introduces you to today’s global medical issues. It investigates the role of biomedicine at all levels of society – from the individual to the global.

                        Visual Anthropology
                        This track provides training in the practical and theoretical skills you will need to take part in visual anthropological debates about the workings of human imagination and perception in diverse cultural settings.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Medical Anthropology and Glocal Ethnography please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Financial Decision Making: A Simulation Approach 2018

                        Financial Decision Making: A Simulation Approach 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 730 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/financialdecisionmaking%3Aasimulationapproach/

                        The course aims at providing the student with an understanding of how corporate finance concepts are applied in real life and what can be implications of one decision on different aspects of company performance. 
                        The course builds on the concepts taught in Corporate Finance and focuses primarily on application of those concepts in a setting where students need to learn the impact of the decisions on short term as well as long term performance of business organizations.Key decisions considered in this course include the long term investment decision or capital budgeting and how working capital management decision can be used as a strategic and value creating decision. 

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Food and Ingredients 2018

                        Food and Ingredients 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/foodandingredients/

                        Are you interested in gaining an insight into the latest challenges and solutions related to food? Do you want to strengthen your international network? Would you like to get an insight into why Denmark is leading in innovation in food - then why not come to Aarhus in your summer vacation and experience the Danish food culture?
                        In close collaboration with representatives from both small and large food companies in Denmark, the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University offers a summer course with focus on food.

                        The course will be held in August 2017 in Aarhus Denmark. This summer course will give you an insight into a highly innovative and leading food ecosystem in Europe.
                        Said in 2017 about the course:  “The F&I Summer School has given me insight in the complexities regarding food production and -products. We were introduced to both theoretical and practical learning methods with involvements of industry partners. By the end of the F&I Summer School, I found myself even more curious and further motivated to obtain deeper insight within the field of food science.” Katrine Overgaard Poulsen (student 2017)  “The summer school broadened my view on food. Beside the many different insights in companies and research, the two weeks have been very tasteful. An experience for everyone who thinks about the future of food.” Philip Schierning (student 2017)

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Aug 01

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                        Forensic Accounting Fraud Analytics 2018

                        Forensic Accounting Fraud Analytics 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/forensicaccountingfraudanalytics/

                        Did you know that according to the “Fight Against Fraud 2015 Report” by the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council, in 2015 alone, 22,349 irregularities in relation to revenue and expenditure were reported by the EU Member States, involving a total amount of approximately EUR 3.21 billion in EU funds?

                        All EU Member States were specifically recommended to strengthen their fraud detection and/or reporting systems took important steps to improve their national system. It is certain that these kind of fraudulent activities are not common but the cost is deadly. Therefore it is a fact that  more and more government organisations and private companies will seek employees who have the necessary background to build and run fraud detection mechanisms.
                        In this course, we are going to learn how to use data analytics techniques including some data mining tools to identify irregularities, anomalies and potential fraud cases in accounting data. Data analytics, process of transforming input data into useful information through proper analytic tools, is relevant to all business professionals.

                        This process enhances the decision makers’ ability to use data effectively, in order to better understand the cases that they are dealing with, and to provide better, consistent, and to the point decision models to solve a wide range of business problems. This course is designed to introduce necessary tools and techniques to improve students’ applied data analytics skills in the area of forensic accounting so that they will have the required knowledge and expertise to put an auditing system in place to detect fraud, problems, or anomalies in accounting data. Students will learn both theoretical and practical sides of analyzing large size real data sets.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Game.Play.Design: Changing Worlds / Changing Views 2018

                        Game.Play.Design: Changing Worlds / Changing Views 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 4 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/game-play-design-changingworlds-changingviews/

                        Game.Play.Design: Changing worlds / changing views is an interdisciplinary and process-oriented Summer School that revolves around digital games, digital gameplay and digital game design. Through the course the student will develop a theoretical, analytical and methodological appreciation of (curriculum) as well as a practice-oriented, hands-on, conceptualizing approach towards (practicum) digital games as designed object, aesthetic expression, interaction form, user experience and cultural product.  
                        The intensive format and the fact that a number of courses is taught by multiple lectures (including guest lecturers) also means that you should be open to the possibility that the course might be taught differently than what you are used to (different teaching styles, theories, exercises etc.).

                        The lecturers are themselves interdisciplinary in their approach having professional basis in media studies, information studies, digital design, educational design, interaction design, aesthetics, experience economy and rhetoric. The aim of the course is to gain insight into, discuss, critically reflect on and productively put to use different humanistic professions in a generative way in order to strengthen, sharpen and nuance one’s own profession in relation to digital games as phenomenon, practice and design. In this way, the distinctive theoretical, analytical, methodological and product-oriented skills and competencies of the individual student is put into play and put to use in the interdisciplinary working group. The course consists of lecture/curriculum weeks (week 1 & 3: July 23- 27 and August 6 - 10) (theory about & analysis of digital games) and project/practicum weeks (week 2 & 4: July 31 – August 5 and August 15 - 19) (development & presentation of conceptual products in relation to digital games). Theory and design comes together through reciprocal ‘learning by doing’ resulting in a design for gameplay.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 24

                        Aarhus

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                        Geology

                        Geology

                        Master (2 years) of Science in Geology, 120 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/geology/

                        Description

                        The MSc in Geology at Aarhus University is a flexible, research-centred programme that encourages students to explore their own interests both in the lab and in the field. The programme includes most classic geologi­cal disciplines in new and modern guises. Students have the chance to customise their research within the programme so as to suit their own personal and professional interests.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates of the programme have moved into a wide range of careers, from the water and oil industries to engineering and construction, government consultancy, and research.

                        About the Degree

                        Teaching on the programme is integrated with research at the highest international level. The Department of Geoscience is renowned for its research in quaternary geology, hydrogeology, basin and lithosphere geology (oil geology and geothermics), micropalaeontology and climate research, structural geology, petrology, and geochemistry. The depart­ment has a close collaboration with the Department of Archaeology. A number of laboratories are available, including a luminescence dating facility, a metal-free clean laboratory with mass spectrometers, a cosmogenic nuclide laboratory, and a core scanner. Students work closely with technical staff and with some of the best Danish and interna­tional researchers in the field. Teamwork is promoted so as to provide a forum for group research and discussion as well as opportunities to partner with private companies for research.

                        The Department of Geoscience is a small community of about 200 students brought together by shared research, team field trips, and common interests.  

                        Classes take place in modern facilities with well-equipped labs. Students have access to cosy study areas, quiet reading rooms, wi-fi, computers and, of course, a classic Danish pop-up Friday bar. Students also have access to a communal office where they can sit and read, or just hang out together.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Geoscience please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Geophysics

                        Geophysics

                        Master (2 years) of Science in Geophysics , 120 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/geophysics/

                        Description

                        The MSc in Geophysics at Aarhus University provides a compelling learning experience, integrating skills in physics and maths with proper geoscience. Students get to choose their own specific area of focus while exploring a variety of fields at a range of scales, from past and present climate and shallow quaternary structures and materials, through the development of groundwater aquifers and sedimentary basins, to the structure and dynamics of the lithosphere and the Earth’s mantle. Numerical modelling is generally used.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Geophysics graduates have found jobs across a wide range of fields, including groundwater management, geophysical exploration for water and minerals in engineering companies and in the energy sector (includ­ing oil and gas), and for geothermal energy and CO2 deposits. They also frequently move into higher education and government research.  

                        About the Degree

                        Teaching on the programme is integrated with research at the highest international level. The Department of Geoscience is renowned for its research in hydrogeophysics (airborne and surface electromagnetic methods) for use in hydrogeology and mineral exploration. Further specialities are reflection seismic acquisition (on board the research vessel Aurora), processing, and interpretation, as used in subsurface mapping of hydrocarbon and geothermal reservoirs; seismology and potential fields; and numerical modelling of surface and mantle processes.  

                        The thesis, which is heavily weighted, is a chance for students to tailor their degree to their own personal and career interests while benefiting from close collaboration with fellow students and faculty members.

                        The Department of Geoscience is a small community of about 200 students brought together by shared research, team field trips, and common interests.  

                        Classes are held in modern facilities with well-established labs. You will have access to cosy study areas, quiet reading rooms, Wi-Fi, computers and, of course, a classic Danish pop-up Friday bar. As a Geoscience Master’s student, you will also have access to a communal office where you can sit and study, or just hang out with other students.  

                        Admission 

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Geophysics please visit the programme’s website

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University 

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.ufm.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Global Entrepreneurship 2018

                        Global Entrepreneurship 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1460 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/globalentrepreneurship/

                        Countries characterized by economic, social and political environments that are conducive to entrepreneurship provide more opportunities for businesses to grow and develop faster. Since business ventures are becoming increasingly global, an understanding of entrepreneurial environments of economies worldwide is crucial in order to exploit opportunities worldwide.  
                        In light of the above observations, this course examines how economic factors, physical factors, trade factors and formal and informal institutions affect entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs create and manage business ventures that have international dimensions. This course is multidisciplinary in nature and scope and provides broad global perspectives on cultures, nations and sub-nationalities in the industrialized and developing world from the standpoint of entrepreneurship.

                        This course also examines how cultural, social, political, economic and historical changes taking place in the world, especially in the economies in transition, affect entrepreneurial development. It places a special emphasis on inter-connections between regions through such mechanisms as global flow of goods, services, labor, capitals, technology and people; and the roles of supra-national institutions (e.g., the OECD). In the course, case analyses will draw on concepts, skills, and insights from such disciplines as marketing, operations, finance, control, decision-making, leadership, ethics, governance, negotiation. The course will be organized around three major sections: (1) international entrepreneurship: drivers, performance, and impact, (2) entrepreneurship in economies with diverse economic and institutional conditions, and (3) cases related to international entrepreneurship.


                        For Further Information

                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Global Management and Manufacturing

                        Global Management and Manufacturing

                        Bachelor of Global Management and Manufacturing, 210 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Engineering

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Herning
                        Duration 3,5 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6250 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://bachelor.au.dk/en/gmm/

                        Description

                        The Global Management and Manufacturing (GMM) programme is for students who wish to work in global management, sourcing and production. The global perspective is an essential part of the study programme, which also includes a unique mentor programme.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates are well placed to challenge the international market and find employment as production managers, quality engineers, environmental engineers, technical managers, logistics managers or project managers, in both European and internationally oriented companies.

                        About the Degree

                        The GMM degree is a broad engineering programme combining the disciplines of production, sourcing, product development, economics and management. Global markets and companies are in focus during the study period, including Danish global companies such as Grundfos, Siemens Wind Power, Arla and LEGO.

                        The duration of the GMM programme is three and a half years. The programme focuses on four main subject areas: manufacturing, quality, product development, and international business administration.

                        What is truly unique about GMM is that each student is associated with a company with which they work closely from the third to the seventh semester. This is called Company Connect and it means that students solve tasks in relation to their studies, and that they can try out theories, models and concepts in the context of real, practical problems in the company. In this way students gain numerous opportunities to confront theory with practice during their studies.

                        An additional two years of study result in a Master’s degree. At the Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) students may choose the MSc in Engineering – Technology-Based Business Development. International programmes in engineering management, supply chain management or management are also possible.

                        Students have many possibilities at BTECH. On campus, we offer accommodation for 400 students with facilities including a fitness room, a café, free internet and a laundry room. There are also sports activities at Campus Herning, and there is a Friday bar.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the Bachelor of Engineering in Global Management and Manufacturing please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Herning

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                        Global Transactions and Intercultural Competence 2018

                        Global Transactions and Intercultural Competence 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/globaltransactionsandinterculturalcompetence/

                        Globalisation continuously increases contact between people from different parts of the world. Multinational companies, institutions and organisations are increasingly located in many parts of the world and employ people with different cultural backgrounds who have to work across locations and together in global teams. Global teams are crucial for knowledge transfers within companies and organisations. To make them effective we need to look at the intercultural challenges they experience. Research shows that efficiency increases if employers effectively develop the intercultural competence of their staff. This is where they need expertise in intercultural competence.
                        After graduating many of you will find jobs that demand a high level of intercultural competence. To understand these contexts and the challenges involved you need particular theoretical insights, analytic skills and a specific set of attitudes.

                        This course will give you theories, analytic tools and competence to act professionally as individuals or as brokers in culturally complex situations. Based on theories from anthropology, intercultural communication, and cross-cultural interaction as well as qualitative methods, the course will equip you with tools and skills that enable you to successfully act and communicate in intercultural settings and not least to advise others on how to interact in culturally complex situations. To develop your intercultural competence for professional settings we will be working with authentic cases from the international business world and apply various simulation games for you to reflect on your own reactions to intercultural complexities.    

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Hands-on Advanced Methods and Techniques in Plant Science and Biotechnology 2018

                        Hands-on Advanced Methods and Techniques in Plant Science and Biotechnology 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/handsonadvancedmethodsandtechniquesinplantscienceandbiotechnology/

                        The Danish and global plant production is facing major challenges. The rapid population growth, the increased consumption of animal products and the use of crops for energy purposes demand an increased production. In addition, climate change is expected to have pronounced effects on plant production. At the same time there is also a strong wish among the public that future plant production can take place with minimal applications of pesticides and fertilizers. In effect, plant production is developing into a far more dynamic and demanding scenario in the food-, feed-, non-food-, and bioenergy area.  Plant biotechnology is expected to play a major role in meeting the demands created by this scenario through knowledge on plant genomes, advanced molecular breeding and development of genetic modified organisms (GMO).

                        The course intends to provide the students with experience in advanced molecular techniques used in modern plant science and biotechnology through an intensive two-week course. The course will cover state of the art techniques and methods within plant biotechnology research, including the genetic basis of several important plant properties and the use of molecular genetics and genetically modified organisms (GMO). The course will be relevant for students who wish a practical introduction to the newest techniques and theory within plant science and biotechnology, and who wish to understand the potentials of these techniques in future plant production. 

                        Admisson requirements

                        The students are expected to have to have a basic theoretical and practical knowledge in molecular biology, genetics and biotechnology.

                        For Further Information

                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Aug 13

                        Aarhus

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                        Healthy Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2018

                        Healthy Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1313 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 208 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/healthyentrepreneurshipandinnovation/
                        The objective of this course is to enable students to create opportunities based on their academic and professional skills and knowledge. Employing methods from entrepreneurship and innovation, students learn how to initiate value creating projects and products. The overall understanding of entrepreneurship in this course is much broader than merely establishment of new companies. Based on well-founded theories we see entrepreneurship as a method (Venkataraman & Sarasvathy 2011). Thus the theoretical underpinning of the method can be investigated and the method can be learned through the course components, which are: a) theoretical introduction, b) training, c) application and d) reflection. The course inspires students to an entrepreneurial and innovative approach in many settings such as their primary study programme, research, clinical practice, the industry and of course also start-ups.After the course, the students must be able to:
                        • Explain and compare the presented entrepreneurship and innovation theories
                        • Explain the core components in the entrepreneurial process and use this knowledge to reflect upon the process that he/she has gone through during the course
                        • Describe and reflect upon relevant personal and professional competences and preferences in an entrepreneurial team including network
                        • Identify, describe and scope relevant problems (or disclose disharmonies) in everyday practices in a medical setting
                        • Apply methods to find out if the problem or disharmony is widely accepted as a problem
                        • Identify and qualify an opportunity through an innovation process
                        • Prepare a preliminary business model and be able to discuss the pros and cons of different types of business models
                        • Present an opportunity to stakeholders

                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 31

                        Aarhus

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                        History - Global and International History

                        History - Global and International History

                        Master (2 years) of Arts in History, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/history/

                        Description

                        History plays a major role in shaping and creating our society and our current reality. History is always with us: it forms our everyday life, our view of the world. On the Master’s programme in History, you will study how history is used today to predict and create the future. You will de­velop the ability to identify and analyse historical means and rationales, and you will learn how to pass this knowledge on. The Master’s in History allows you to explore several different historical periods, topics and indi­viduals over the course of the programme. Through a vibrant mix of lec­tures, practical training, elective courses in other departments, and com­munications training, you will become familiar with the ways in which history has shaped the present. The master’s programme builds on your solid knowledge of history acquired in your bachelor’s degree and forms the basis of the further development of your academic skills and profile.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        The International and Global History track provides students with solid analytical and research skills, a strong capacity to process and present information critically and reflectively, and sensitivity to complex histori­cal, political and cultural issues. As well as providing a firm foundation for further academic study, the programme is an excellent basis for careers in government, journalism, international organisations and NGOs, as well as libraries and museums.   

                        Graduates of the programme enter the job market with general compe­tencies ranging from teaching and communication to specific skills such as project understanding, project management or research. You can also choose to apply your comprehensive knowledge of the history and cultures of the Western world to work with intercultural issues and con­texts, in public or private sector companies.

                        About the Degree

                        You will have a great deal of influence over the structure and direction of your course of study, whichever track you choose to specialise in for your master’s degree. You will shape your degree through your choice of subjects, including project management, communication, the use of history, a social science theme, specialisation in narrowly defined or general topics in history, or practical experience acquired during a period of training in a high school or in a private-sector company or internship. You therefore have a say in which subjects and topics you want to concern yourself with, how much work experience you want to acquire, and what courses you want to take.

                        On the Master’s programme, the international track in English – Interna­tional and Global History (track A1) – is open to both international and Danish students.   

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in History please visit the programme’s website.
                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/ 

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Human Security

                        Human Security

                        Master (2 years) of Human Security, 120 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Law, public administration, public order and safety

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/humansecurity/

                        Description

                        Human Security is a unique master’s programme and the first of its kind in Europe. In the course of this cross-disciplinary programme, you will achieve a deeper understanding of social and environmental conflicts around the world. These conflicts are multi-dimensional, and we cannot separate the effects of food security from environmental security, economic security from human dignity or from health. Rather than trying to separate them, you will learn how to analyse and intervene in this complex network of interwoven social, economic and political factors. The Master’s programme is directed by the Department of Anthropology and is based at Campus Moesgaard south of Aarhus city.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        The MA in Human Security is unique in that the programme takes a holistic approach to development in a changing natural and social world. The competencies the programme will develop are in demand both now and well into the future. The Human Security programme prepares graduates to work in the development sector in national and international NGOs, governmental development organisations, UN organisations such as UNHCR or UNDP, and development consultancies.  

                        About the Degree

                        In recent years, the concept ’human security’ has become a rallying point for understanding and working with processes of human development in unstable environments that are marked by social and environmental conflicts. Particularly the growing challenges posed by global environmental changes threaten to trigger a rapid escalation of conflicts throughout the world, as competition over access to scarce resources intensifies, supplies of essential commodities dwindle, and global population rates continue to increase. Thus human security is more than the absence of physical aggression. As a cross-disciplinary development approach, the MA in Human Security addresses not only the various forms of militarised and physical security; it also includes secure access to water, food, land, and education.

                        On the Master’s programme in Human Security, you will study and collaborate with a highly qualified group of international students. You will absorb expert knowledge and skills from both social and natural scientists who have practical work experience of environmental and development issues around the world.  

                        The four departments involved in the Master’s programme are the Department of Anthropology in the School of Culture and Society, the Department of Bioscience, the Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, and the Danish Centre for Environment and Energy. In addition to the affiliated research staff at Aarhus University, visiting lecturers from abroad teach courses throughout the programme.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Human Security please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Identity and Privacy 2018

                        Identity and Privacy 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/identityandprivacy/


                        Where digital service providers a few years ago, handled users by username/password and a local user database, we have in a few years seen major changes. It is now possible to use various services for user handling, and delegation of access to data between services is now possible and is used more than ever. This trend is supported by a large amount of protocols such as OAuth and OpenID as well as several commercial solutions including Facebook Connect and in a Danish context NemID. In the future this development will be further driven by cloud computing and "the API economy" where companies are subcontractors to each other using APIs to cloud-based solutions. These changes make it important to have a technical understanding of the security and the functionality around the management of digital identities.
                        The course work is both theoretically and practically concerning these "state of the art" technologies for managing digital identities. In addition, we take a look at some of the emerging technologies that supports security, including privacy in completely new ways. This is cryptographic technologies like anonymous credentials/attribute based credentials(eg. Microsoft U-Prove and IBM Identity Mixer). Parallel with these technical changes major legal changes are on the way, especially from the EU, where a new regulation is on its way. This Regulation will have implications for all Danish companies that manage users on the Internet, and it is therefore important as a technician to have a firm understanding of these implications, therefore, the course will also touch on these legal aspects (by using an external teacher, expert in this field).


                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 30

                        Aarhus

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                        Inequality and the Welfare State 2018

                        Inequality and the Welfare State 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Law, public administration, public order and safety

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1460 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/inequalityandthewelfarestate/

                        In 2014, the average income of the bottom 90 % in the United States was about 33,000 USD. The income of the top 0.1 % was over 6,000,000 USD. In other words, the top 0.1 % received 184 times the income of the bottom 90 %. The Gini-coefficient (0 = perfect equality; 1 = perfect inequality) in the US was almost 0.4, as compared to about 0.25 in countries like Denmark and Norway. Inequality has been on the rise in most highly developed democracies around the globe, but it varies enormously between countries. Why is this?
                        Inequality is a fundamental feature of all human societies. Without some degree of economic inequality, it is difficult to imagine how modern democracies could function. Yet, while some inequality is unavoidable, too much inequality can have consequences that many will find unacceptable. High inequality is associated with deteriorating health outcomes, reduced social mobility and lack of democratic participation. Most people would probably agree that neither perfect equality, where all have exactly the same, nor perfect inequality, where one person owns everything, is desirable.

                        The question is not whether there should be economic inequality, but how much there should be. 
                        Many people spontaneously associate the welfare state with equality, reasoning that the welfare state implies income redistribution and that income redistribution means more equality. At first sight, this seems to make perfect sense. Nevertheless, the intuition that the bigger the welfare state (in terms of public social spending), the more egalitarian the income distribution tends to be does not hold. There does not seem to be a clear and strong (negative) relationship between the size of the welfare state and inequality. Why is this? In part I of the course, we examine comparatively the history, growth, maturation, retrenchment and reform of welfare states. In part II we focus on inequality and how welfare states deal with this (or not!).

                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Information Studies – Digital Living

                        Information Studies – Digital Living

                        Master (2 years) of Information Studies, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6300 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/informationstudies/

                        Description

                        The Aarhus University MSc in Information Studies–Digital Living looks at how digital technologies are used in everyday life. The programme is an opportunity to consider how we might design better futures by exploring the intersection of networked sociality, organisational practices, and IT design.  

                        Internationally established professors in digital culture studies give their expertise on the social impact of digital technologies. Computer scientists work with students to develop hands-on knowledge of how digital forms of communication and interaction are designed and programmed. Professors from information and media studies help students build a strong grounding in the political, social, and economic structures of twenty-first century organisations and institutions.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates from the Information Studies - Digital Living programme have a strong understanding of value creation and the complexities of digital technologies in cultural contexts. With these skills, our graduates find jobs using and developing social media internally within companies or as part of their external infrastructure, in both private and public sectors. Previous graduates have also found jobs as community managers, social media managers, search-engine management consultants, digital business managers, project consultants, service designers, creative technologist consultants, online marketing managers, and digital producers – and more.

                        About the Degree

                        The Digital Living programme comprises a unique combination of skills aimed at understanding, analysing, and working with social and mobile media – including business analysis, project management, programming, and work methods that generate knowledge within the field.

                        Students gain basic technical knowledge of web development skills, APIs, and mobile media, which helps them understand the technical side of digital media and its potential. Courses are designed to help students engage and become active citizens and critical consumers in a digitally saturated life. Students acquire analytical and practical skills in qualita­tive methods and quantitative analysis, business analysis, organisational theory, project management, social media, and system development and programming.

                        The Faculty of Arts and the university as a whole organise many events for students including lectures, student fairs, career days, seminars, celebrations and sports days.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in Information Studies - Digital Living please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
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                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Integrated Nutrient Management 2018

                        Integrated Nutrient Management 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 1 week
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/integratednutrientmanagement/
                        In this course you will learn about the practical integration of farmers, municipalities, farm companies, research, consultancy and legislation in the integrated management of nutrients and agricultural systems. Based on excursions, sustainable management of nutrients to help agriculture reduce environmental impacts are demonstrated via case studies in Western Denmark; a world leading region for integration between intensive farming, livestock production, environmental protection, socio-economy and relationships to rural development. A series of environmental legislations called the Water Environment Plans (WEP) are used as a teaching tool to illustrate these complex issues. The WEP deals, among other things, with the leaching of nutrients from agricultural fields into the aquatic environment. All important aspects of the WEP related to the course will be explored, and you will meet people who are associated with the WEP in different ways. The course is co-organized between the two leading life science Universities and graduate schools of Aarhus (Denmark) and Hokaido (Japan), with professors from both universities as teachers. Moreover, a number of study excursions will be arranged so that you can visit the experimental fields and places where the WEP is implemented in practice. The basic idea of the course is to give you the opportunity to think about and learn how theories are applied in practice. This course is a link between theory and practice.

                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jun 24

                        Aarhus

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                        Intercultural Studies

                        Intercultural Studies

                        Master (2 years) of Intercultural Studies, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Erasmus Yes
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/interculturalstudies

                        Description

                        In our increasingly interdependent world, cultural differences are shap­ing the everyday life of individuals as well as large corporations. These cultural and linguistic boundaries demand new skills to manage the deterritorialisation of culture, the transnational mobility of both people and streams of information, and increased interconnectivity through the internet and social media. The new Intercultural Studies programme offers these skills. The programme prepares students to analyse various different contexts and to engage in entrepreneurial activity using their foreign-language skills. Students can choose between four different tracks:
                        • Intercultural Studies (English)
                        • Intercultural Studies (French)
                        • Intercultural Studies (German)
                        • Intercultural Studies (Latin America and Spain)

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates of the programme are highly valued for their strong intercultural competencies and multilingual projects and processes by both private and public organisations in the international job market.

                        About the Degree

                        The programme was designed in response to the globalisation of the job market. The aim is to prepare students with the skills – practical, theoretical, social and cultural – they need to succeed when working internationally.   

                        The MA in International Studies at AU is a cutting-edge take on global affairs which fuses a top-down and bottom-up approach. Students are encouraged to have an open mind while building strong but flexible knowledge in preparation for a variety of real-world scenarios.  

                        Underpinned by a humanist approach, this degree is a useful complement to a range of bachelor’s degrees across the humanities, social sciences and international studies.

                        The five different foreign-language combinations follow the same ba­sic structure, but address specific cultural characteristics, products and issues, as well as the respective problems that may arise in relation to intercultural communication.

                        The Faculty of Arts and Aarhus University as a whole organise many events for students including lectures, student fairs, career days, seminars, celebrations and sports days.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in Intercultural Studies please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Banking & Financial Services 2018

                        Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Banking & Financial Services 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/interdisciplinaryperspectivesonbanking%26financialservices/

                        When asked to think of a particular industry that operates in a free market, many tend to mention banking and financial services. But contrary to popular belief, banking and finance is among the industries with the most extensive and detailed regulation. And since regulation ultimately determines the distribution of risk and reward among the various stakeholders involved (the financial firms, their employees, the regulators and the public) - it also remains an area of fierce debate with strong ideological fault lines and political controversies. Not least since the stakes are astronomical – for example, millions of people in Europe and elsewhere are still suffering from the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
                         These high stakes, the vast ideological differences and distributional consequences raise important question on the factors at play in shaping banking and financial system around the world:
                        • How do financial systems vary around the world, and how does this variety relate to macro-social factors, governance frameworks, regulation and political systems?
                        • How are financial systems maintained and transformed? What political, social and technological forces promote stability or change? Who has the power to influence outcomes?
                        • What developments in political, social and technological areas are likely to transform the global and national financial systems in the coming years and beyond?
                        The course “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Banking & Financial Services” seeks to provide answers these questions from an interdisciplinary perspective, where explanations are sought, compared and critically discussed from different academic perspectives (including economics, management, institutional theory and international political economy.

                        For Further Information

                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        International Construction Law 2018

                        International Construction Law 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Engineering Law, public administration, public order and safety

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 2318 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/internationalconstructionlaw/

                        The course will review the nature of construction agreements as a whole and the specific features that discern them from other types of commercial contracts. The focus of the course will be on the FIDIC Conditions of Contract which are widely used internationally. The FIDIC contracts will be examined from both a civil law and a common law perspective. Relevant case law will also be quoted.
                        The course will deal with the legal aspects of all stages of implementation of international construction projects. More particularly, the following topics will be discussed during the course:
                        •          Formation of construction contracts;
                        •          Governing law;
                        •          The role of the Engineer under standard form construction agreements;
                        •          Rights and obligations of the Employer;
                        •          Rights and obligations of the Contractor, incl. design responsibility;
                        •          Sub-contractors;
                        •          Breach of contract, esp. delay and defects;
                        •          Remedies for breach of construction contracts, incl. termination;
                        •          Variations;
                        •          Securities;
                        •          Risk allocation;
                        •          Taking over and Completion;
                        •          Dispute resolution with an emphasis on dispute adjudication and arbitration.

                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 30

                        Aarhus

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                        International Risk-Sharing and Financial Integration 2018

                        International Risk-Sharing and Financial Integration 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/internationalrisk-sharingandfinancialintegration/
                         The course aims to provide an advanced knowledge on international and intercountry macroeconomics. Precisely, it deals with choices under uncertainty and international financial markets. Modern economics has raised a new and deeper attention to the issue of risk management, precisely, on how to cope with (to become resilient to) risk and absorb idiosyncratic shocks through risk sharing.

                        It represents a great change on the point of view from which economists study and interpret economic phenomena and, consequently, design policy actions. This course will provide students with a deep understanding of the standard modelling of international risk sharing. Furthermore, it will provide an overview of the most relevant economic literature on the topic and the tool kit to deal with international and intranational risk sharing at empirical level.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        International Studies

                        International Studies

                        Master (2 years) of International studies, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Erasmus Yes
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/international-studies/

                        Description

                        Students on the MA programme in International Studies can look forward to a truly cosmopolitan experience. It starts with a group of classmates from all over the world, then extends to a richly diverse team of academic staff – individually specialised in different faculties, globally versed across a range of complementary subjects.  

                        The programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to global affairs. Through project management and internships, students build strong practical skills specifically tailored to understanding global complexities and navigating current events.  

                        Career Opportunities  

                        With their combined academic and practical training, graduates leave this programme equipped with the knowledge and confidence they need to meet the challenges of the dynamic and complex world we live in – ready to work anywhere in the world, in the public or the private sector. Alumni of the programme are working as diplomats, project managers at NGOs, international organisations and government agencies, researchers in universities and think tanks, and consultants with companies, both in Denmark and internationally.

                        About the Degree

                        The programme was designed in response to the globalisation of the job market. The aim is to prepare students with the skills – practical, theoretical, social and cultural – they need to succeed when working internationally.  

                        The MA in International Studies at AU is a cutting-edge take on global affairs which fuses a top-down and bottom-up approach. Students are encouraged to have an open mind while building strong but flexible knowledge in preparation for a variety of real-world scenarios.  

                        Underpinned by a humanist approach, this degree is a useful complement to a range of bachelor’s degrees across the humanities, social sciences and international studies.

                        With more than half the programme’s students coming from abroad, the MA in International Studies promises to be a cultural experience as well as an educational one. Expect to hear conversations in many languages and interact with many cultures around campus. The department has its own classic Danish pop-up Friday bar, organised with students from other international programmes.

                        As the Master’s programme admits only a limited number of students each year and is very popular, meeting the admission requirements does not in itself guarantee admission to the programme.  

                        The admissions committee assesses each applicant on the basis of the average mark or GPA of the bachelor’s degree at the time of application. Marks obtained after the application deadline will not be included in the GPA. Furthermore, the academic background is assessed in relation to the course content of the programme.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in International Studies please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Introduction to Data Science in Python 2018

                        Introduction to Data Science in Python 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/introductiontodatascienceinpython/

                        Introduction to Data Science in Python welcomes beginners in programming as well as intermediates in learning python from scratch while introducing a wide range of possibilities within fields of data manipulation/augmentation and machine learning.
                        Data science and python skills are increasingly in demand as businesses advance in fields of artificial intelligence, automation, and advanced data analytics, whether its forecasting budgets or teaching machines to recognize images using sophisticated algorithms. Should you consider this course? Yes — if you want to be part of a fast-forward moving field and get inspired by new state-of-the-art technologies popping up regularly. This course will provide a framework for learning data science, set the foundations, and have you on the right path to become an inspiring data scientist/machine learning engineer using the most popular open source tools.

                        About the Degree

                        This is a summer course that counts 5 or 10 ECTS. 

                        Admission

                        • You must be enrolled in a university programme at the time of the AU Summer University
                        • If you are applying for admission to AU Summer University courses at the Master level, you must hold a relevant Bachelor's degree (or as a minimum 180 ECTS in your study programme
                        • The application deadline is March 15th

                        Tuition

                        The tuition fee varies from course to course. Find the price on the individual course page. Find more information here http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/feesandlivingexpences/

                        For Further Information 

                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         

                            



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Introduction to the U.S. Legal System 2018
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                        IT Product Development

                        IT Product Development

                        Master (2 years) of IT Product Development, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/it-product-development/

                        Description

                        The MSc in IT Product Development is based at Aarhus University’s De­partment of Computer Science and offered in collaboration with the Department of Engineering. Students take a combination of courses from both departments related to computer science and industrial design.  

                        The Master’s programme in IT Product Development offers the highest-quality teaching in an informal learning environment. The teaching is a mix of lectures and classes, with preparatory work in study groups.  

                        Career Opportunities    

                        The IT Product Development Master’s is multidisciplinary, so it will qualify you to work across a wide range of fields. Graduates of the programme are particularly well qualified to develop IT products, as well as digital and physical interface applications supplemented by web-based ser­vices. Previous graduates have gone on to develop media and naviga­tion equipment for motor vehicles, mobile applications, energy and me­dia control equipment for homes, experience and learning installations for museums and attractions, and technology for the health sector.

                        About the Degree

                        We expect applicants to the programme to have acquired a thorough knowledge of the basics of IT and industrial design in their bachelor’s programme. These should include programming, systems, system devel­opment, physical design, basic electronics, as well as some experience of combining these disciplines.

                        The Department of Computer Science is located in IT City Katrinebjerg, the centre where Aarhus University has consolidated all its IT degree programmes and research. IT City is the base for several IT-related companies. It facilitates contact between the university, research and the business community, and provides the ideal base for advanced technological innovation. As the largest IT education centre in Denmark, with approximately 2,500 students and more than 200 researchers, IT City is an exciting study environment. This multidisciplinary hub, unique to Aarhus University, provides great opportunities in IT for students, re­searchers, and the business community.

                        The Computer Science department has a range of social spaces for get­ting together with fellow students outside class , and these are an excel­lent basis for both study-related and social activities. Our new study café is also a great place to get together and work with your study group. The department and our various student associations organise a variety of events and tech talks in collaboration with local and international com­panies.

                        As a first-year student, you will also be allocated a mentor to guide and support your studies throughout the year.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in IT Product Development please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here →  http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

                        The Study in Denmark site also offers general information about scholarships




                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Journalism, Media and Globalisation (Erasmus Mundus)

                        Journalism, Media and Globalisation (Erasmus Mundus)

                        Master (2 years) of Journalism, Media and Globalisation, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4500 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 400 EUR
                        Erasmus Yes
                        Website http://mundusjournalism.com/admission-to-mundus-journalism/

                        Description

                        The Erasmus Mundus Master’s in Journalism, Media and Globalisation builds on the diverse journalistic experience of its students. It offers a venue for the analysis, interpretation and understanding of the global changes that are increasingly challenging the traditional boundaries between media, politics, technology and culture.  

                        Students engage in lively and insightful discussions with classmates from around the world, sharing their unique experiences in journalism and communication-related fields.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        Graduates of the MA in Journalism, Media and Globalisation have found jobs in international journalism, as editors or reporters at news institutions around the world, and in communication at international companies and organisations. After studying with an international group of young journalists and communications professionals, students can expect to leave the programme with useful contacts and friends around the world.   

                        Graduates are eligible to apply for PhD programmes at Aarhus University and elsewhere.

                        About the Degree

                        The programme has been granted the EU’s Erasmus Mundus label. Students spend their first year jointly between Aarhus University – taught by faculty from the Department of Political Science and the Department of Information and Media Studies – and the highly respected Danish School of Media and Journalism. In year two, the programme splits into four specialisms, offered by some of Europe’s leading universities. This allows students to customise their studies in the following areas:
                        • Media and Politics at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands
                        • Business and Finance Journalism at City University of London, UK
                        • Comparative and Transcultural Approaches at the University of Hamburg, Germany
                        • War and Conflict at the University of Swansea, Wales
                        As an Erasmus Mundus student, you can expect a cultural experience both inside the classroom and out. The programme brings together students from all around the world to join a tight-knit community of inspired and talented young professionals in Aarhus.  

                        For those who want to participate in student media, Jutland Station provides excellent practical experience. You will have an opportunity to cover everything from politics to culture to sports in Aarhus from an international perspective.

                        The programme takes an academic and theoretical approach to journalism. Students are awarded a joint degree from Aarhus University and one of the European partner universities. During the second semester of year one, students can apply to complete 30 ECTS at an overseas partner university – choosing either the University of California at Berkeley or Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile or University of Technology Sydney.

                        The Mundus Journalism Consortium offers a limited number of Erasmus Mundus student scholarships, funded by the EU, for students admitted to the Mundus Journalism Masters course in 2017 or 2018 or 2019. Read more about the scholarships on our webpage.

                        Admission  

                        Read about admission to the Erasmus Mundus programme here

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 10
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

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                        Application date
                        Jan 10
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                        Language and Marketing 2018

                        Language and Marketing 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/languageandmarketing/

                        Marketing communication and research heavily rely on language. Advertisers use language to convince consumers to buy a certain product. Market researchers ask consumers what they think about a product or what kind of product consumers think they need. Obviously, the success of such marketing efforts depends on linguistic and psycholinguistic processes. Therefore, selected research questions we discuss in this course are:
                        • How can the linguistic structure of brand names influence brand perception?
                        • How can linguistic framing manipulate consumer decision making?
                        • What are the potentials and limits of priming and subliminal advertising?
                        • How can psycholinguistic methodology (reaction times, eye-tracking) improve our understanding of consumer behavior?
                        • How do metaphors and narrative structure affect consumer memory and learning?
                        • How does the violation of conversational maxims affect consumer emotions and behavioral change?
                        • What is important if advertising targets bilingual consumers?

                        The objective of this course is that students become more sensitive to the relation between language and consumer behavior. To achieve this, course uses a practical approach and shows how psycholinguistic theory and experimental research evidence are relevant to analyze and criticize authentic examples from marketing. To apply and integrate this knowledge constructively, we work on three extensive cases each week. The cases involve developing a brand name for a pharmaceutical product, building an awareness campaign for a non-profit organization and creating a story for a crowd-sourcing campaign of a start-up company. The cases simulate agency pitches where students work in small teams, present and peer-vote to select the best campaign.


                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Leadership, Management Strategy and Business Ethics 2018

                        Leadership, Management Strategy and Business Ethics 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/leadership%2Cmanagementstrategyandbusinessethics/

                        Over the last decade it became clear to many of those working in the business sector that we have several problems to solve in our economic system. Among the many different and important topics to consider, one is the ethical behaviour of the upper levels of management in big and medium-sized companies. A lot of scandals (Deutsche Bank, different companies in the clothing industry, Shell in Nigeria Volkswagen etc.) showed to professors, managers and students that we need a new and broader reflection about how managers act in business and how we can integrate ethical perspectives into our management style. My approach in these lectures is to integrate into a classical course about management strategy those ethical and human questions, problems and demands which, if left unaddressed, can create great challenges for handling a market (market cultivation). Wrong decisions by upper and top management can result in great problems which can also place the company itself in a precarious position, as we currently see, for example, in the case of VW.  
                        This course’s main goal is to present, discuss and practice different strategical methods and explore their theoretical background in business ethics. Since every level of management is shaped by its leaders, the focus of this course is on leadership. The students will explore and connect different lessons from economic philosophy (Aristotle and Smith) with modern theories about management strategy and ethics in leadership. The course is divided into modules where the students will be introduced to business ethics and leadership in management. In these modules we will also investigate what we can learn from “old” authors.  Through a dynamic pedagogical approach, this course combines theoretical introductions with case studies followed by individual and team exercises and discussion groups. In this way, we will discover together how to apply theory to practice and increase the excitement of learning.  After taking this course, students should be able to perform the following with greater confidence and understanding:
                        • Define and explain what ethics means in leadership
                        • Articulate the valid claims of classical authors, and employ various techniques to promote ethical behaviour in the day-to-day business of a company
                        • Evaluate intelligently and embody deliberately a system of values through a personal style of strategic management
                        • Appreciate the competition between ethical behaviour and business or personal success


                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Leading and Designing Organisations 2018

                        Leading and Designing Organisations 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/leadinganddesigningorganisations/

                        The world we live in today is captured very aptly in the acronym Vuca: volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. In this “New Normal”, organizations need to show sustained performance while simultaneously showing extreme care for all stakeholders. This is not possible unless buiness leaders understand the importance of organization design in VUCA world. Professional organizations require leadership, strategy, adaptability and coordination on a scale never before imagined. In this regard the major challenge is, “how to design a work organization that can quickly adapt with the dynamic market realities?’’ The employees’ and customers’ need and demand are ever changing and competitors adopt better ways of doing business which create a pressure on the organization’s capability to align with the internal processes (structure, system and culture) and external challenges (competitors and customers) to remain efficient and effective. Organizations need managers with high such a leadership potential right at the entry stage. Hence, I have designed the course on “Leading and Designing Organizations” to help the leaders to understand how organizations work from inside in terms strategies, structure, system, culture and people management practices and how managers can develop some of the required competencies to redesign a company.
                        Thus this course provides students with the social science tools needed to solve organizational problems and prepare leaders to understand how to organize the task, coordinate across the teams, motivate the human capital of the firm, manage the social networks, develop emotional intelligence and conflict management skills, and initiate organizational transformation. In cases studies of several successful organizations McKinsey, 3M, GE, P&G, and startups, it is seen that empowered employees and the design of a learning organization often improve productivity, profits and sustainability. As a starting point, this course is organized around three different perspectives on organizations: the strategic design perspective, the political perspective, and the cultural perspective. Each of them offers a different angle on what is an organization, and each offers different tools for action. I have designed and developed business games and selected case studies that are relevant to imbibe such competencies among the participants. As the part of my teaching philosophy, I believe in making things simple and comfortably better for the students.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Linguistics

                        Linguistics

                        Master (2 years) of Linguistics, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/linguistics/

                        Description

                        The MA in Linguistics at Aarhus University explores the various different aspects of language through project-based research under expert supervision. The programme examines first and second language acquisition, language description and diversity, corpus linguistics, functionalist theories about language, communication, social and individual multilingualism, and text structures, all combined with qualitative and quantitative methods.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        Graduates of the MA in Linguistics programme are equipped with skills in communication and in the systematisation of complex data. They are qualified to take on work as consultants, bilingualism specialists, communications officers, teachers, editors, speech therapists, developers of language technology, and specialists in endangered languages and, of course, in public relations.

                        About the Degree

                        Linguistics at AU is a medium-sized programme with about 100 students – so students are welcomed into a tight-knit academic and social community. Expect many opportunities for dialogue with professors, detailed feedback, and many after-class activities.  

                        The programme is known for its strong international research profile. Teachers have worldwide connections and are aware of the newest de­velopments in their fields. Each semester, students are invited to participate in research projects on a range of subjects.

                        Between Lingoland (the department’s own common room) and the regular Lingobar gatherings in the Kommabar on Fridays, life as a linguistics student at AU can extend far beyond coursework.  

                        The department’s ViGør student committee (“We can do it” in Danish) and the MA course café are constantly busy organising weekly events for students – so between gatherings inspired by classic Danish hygge (cosiness) with coffee and cake, guest lectures and Tour de Bars (think, pub crawls), students have lots to choose from.  

                        The programme has its own student committee, which functions as a forum for students to communicate with the university and share ideas regarding both practical and school-related matters. All students can also be active in the programme degree committee, where students 
                        Students on the MA programme are involved in two research projects on exciting new topics, with the opportunity to explore linguistics through an internship. All students are assigned a staff member as mentor for the duration of their studies.  

                        Students have a chance to complete project-oriented work with their peers in the first year, and with an external partner in the third semester – a chance to work in a practical setting. Students can choose their own research topic during all courses, including their MA thesis, and are encouraged to align this project with their future career goals.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in Linguistics please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education here

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
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                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Madness and Literature: What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness 2018

                        Madness and Literature: What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/madnessandliterature%3Awhatfictioncandofortheunderstandingofmentalillness/

                        Philosophers have considered the relation between madness and literature since Plato’s Phaedrus. Mental illness has been a favorite topic for great authors throughout literary history just as psychologists and psychiatrists like Sigmund Freud and Karl Jaspers have been interested in and influenced by literature. Pioneers within philosophy, psychiatry and the world of art share the endeavor to explore and explain the human mind and behavior, including what a society deems as being outside perceived normality.

                        In this course, we will read great books about madness by e.g. Sophocles, Shakespeare, Goethe, Dostoyevsky and Woolf as well as contemporary poetry and graphic memoirs (autobiographical comics) about the topic. In addition, we will compare the representation of madness in literature to its depiction in the visual arts (e.g. Goya, Delacroix, Bacon) and the cinema. Theoretically, the course will provide knowledge about psychopathology, the history of madness literature, narrative medicine and the health humanitites, bibliotherapy, and central concepts of narrative theory and poetry. We will discuss both the topos of the author as a mad genius as well as consider the potential instrumental use of literature in psychiatry didactics. In addition to close reading of the texts, students will engage in creative writing exercises. The academic program will be complemented by a social program, which includes movie screenings and a visit to Museum Ovartaci (the local museum for outsider art and the history of psychiatry). ​

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 30

                        Aarhus

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                        Management Information Systems 2018

                        Management Information Systems 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/managementinformationsystems/

                        The purpose of any Information System is to help an Organisation manage its business better. For instance, an Inventory Management System would assist the organisation in keeping track of stocks and optimising stock levels. An HR Information system would help in managing the key Human Resources of the organisation, and so on. With ever increasing complexities of business as well as management, now a days, Information systems are not merely required for improving efficiency of business operations; rather these systems are used for effective business decisions and achieving strategic advantage. As a result of the increasing role of Information Technology (IT) in an enterprise, the functions of information systems are changing. It is transforming   from a technology provider to a strategic partner and from a resource to a strategic tool. Because of the increasing use and participation of IT in all processes and projects, all the managers, irrespective of their functional areas, need to understand, deploy and effectively manage Information Systems (ISs)/IT.  

                        The research on IS has clearly established that in many cases, Information Systems do not meet the business needs for which they were originally intended and thus fail to provide the expected return on investment/ business value. There are several reasons for this failure that include lack of planning; lack of alignment of business and IT, communication gap between the business and IT professionals; lack of effective IT project management and implementation  and so on. Most organizations tend to delegate the planning process to the IT Department, which in most cases views this as a technical problem rather than a solution to a business need. The key to successful IS Implementation, therefore, is to create a “Business – linked Information Systems Plan”. Accordingly, IS planning forms a key component of this MIS course.  The other important issue in the area of MIS is the underlying IT technologies that support Information Systems. Most managers need to take decisions with regard to these technologies. Unfortunately however, most of them do not have sufficient understanding of these technologies, and therefore leave key decisions to technologists – with disastrous consequences. Therefore, another component of this course will cover the basics of IT technologies that are today commonly used in organizations, along with implications for managers.

                        Finally, once the IS Plan is in place; the systems decided upon must be either bought out or developed, and ultimately implemented. The last component of the course would therefore focus on ERP systems (which are the most commonly available bought out systems in the market). It would also cover the process of Information System Analysis and Design, with emphasis on Requirements Analysis, which would be used when systems are to be developed.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Managing China Cross-border Development 2018

                        Managing China Cross-border Development 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/managingchinacross-borderdevelopment/

                        China’s colossal increase in cross-border commerce engagement is rapidly changing the rules of the global business playing field. This course focuses on China’s ’go-out strategy’ and how China’s businesses are aggressively expanding their reach to other countries in all parts of the world. Understanding their business strategy, the country’s aims, and the future direction of this wave is essential for international business leaders and company managers to craft a response to this ‘threat or opportunity.’ This course surveys this expansionary business activity and evaluates its impact on global industries and domestic businesses across the globe, and provides insight into how international business can succeed inside the country with a customer base of 1.4 billion consumers.
                        The aims of this course are to: 1) Strengthen the students’ awareness and understanding of the China wave of amplified interaction with businesses globally, 2) Develop in the students a view of this cross-border activity and understand how it can affect specific industries and business—domestically or globally, 3) Apply academic knowledge of international business towards specific, real-time business developments. Topics include:
                        • China’s economic and commercial history, 
                        • China’s opening up and economic reforms,
                        • China’s “Going-Out Strategy”,
                        • The New Silk Road,
                        • Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank,
                        • China and its neighbors,
                        • China broaching developed economies (Europe, USA, etc). 
                        • China into Africa & ASEAN

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Marketing and Management Communication

                        Marketing and Management Communication

                        Bachelor of Marketing and management communication, 180 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://bachelor.au.dk/en/marketingandmanagementcom/

                        Description

                        The BA in Marketing and Management Communication is an international programme combining communication and business studies. Students are provided with the basic scientific, methodological, theoretical and practical tools needed to plan, coordinate and carry out marketing- and management-relevant communication activities in global organisations.

                        Career Opportunities   

                        Graduates of the BA in Marketing and Management are well placed to apply for jobs in organisations with English as corporate language, and to join international management, marketing, public relations or branding teams.  

                        About the Degree

                        The programme places its main emphasis on communication, and is designed so that the courses complement each other and integrate elements across the various subject areas. Below are some examples of the central courses offered in the study programme.

                        In Communication in a Marketing Perspective, students are introduced to the basic principles of integrated marketing communication, public relations and branding. In Communication in a Management Perspective, students acquire insights into management and organisational communication and learn how to work with communication activities at the corporate level, for instance designing communication flows and planning organisational seminars and events. In Communication in a Global Perspective, students become familiar with central aspects of globalisation and acquire skills that enable them to handle communication activities from a cross-national perspective.

                        Economics provides insights into basic economic principles and their applications and developments in a corporate, national and global context. Marketing and Consumer Behaviour initiates students in the core steps of the marketing management process, from segmentation of consumers to distribution of products and services, working within both traditional and new areas.

                        Aarhus BSS (School of Business and Social Sciences) is one of Aarhus University’s four faculties. With approximately 13,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, more than 230 PhD students and more than 590 faculty members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe and is Denmark’s biggest business and social sciences unit at university level. Building on its broad academic base, it encompasses both traditional business and social science disciplines.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the BA in Marketing and Management Communication please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
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                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Mathematics

                        Mathematics

                        Master (2 years) of Mathematics, 120 ECTS
                        Interdisciplinary Studies Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/mathematics/

                        Description

                        Mathematics is a part of day-to-day life – of using your debit card and navigating by GPS, just as much as making calculations in physics or chemistry or working out the pot odds in an important hand of poker.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates from the Department of Mathematics find work across a wide range of fields and institutions including finance, communication or the wind power industry in the private sector. Typically, previous graduates are working in universities and research institutions, in the pharmaceutical industry, the telecommunications and finance sectors, and in insurance companies.   

                        Graduates who pursue academic careers at universities are often involved in interdisciplinary work with doctors, biologists or chemists, ana­lysing large amounts of data, or teaching statistics to these professional groups. In the pharmaceutical industry, graduates plan clinical trials or design methods for examining whether new drugs have unwanted side effects. In the insurance industry, graduates typically work as actuaries and may contribute to working out tariffs. Common to all these jobs is the requirement for knowledge of a number of complicated mathematical models – something the MSc in Mathematics will equip you with.

                        About the Degree

                        Teaching at the university is greatly influenced by the research conducted here, as the lecturers are active researchers. When students write their MSc thesis during the final year of the programme, they have excellent opportunities to become affiliated with a group of researchers, which allows them to participate in the group’s research projects and scientific discussions. Students specialise in a subject within a broad area, including one of the three areas of mathematics in which Aarhus Univer­sity is particularly strong: algebra, analysis, and geometry and topology.

                        As a student in the programme, you are based at the Department of Mathematics, which has its own canteen, computer rooms, library, and study areas shared by students. As a Master’s student, you will be given your own desk in an office shared with other Master’s students. The department also has a number of student organisations such as Euler’s Friends (Eulers Venner) and the Kalkulerbar (Friday bar) organising lectures on current maths topics, study excursions and social functions.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Mathematics please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

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                        Mar 01
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                        Mathematics - Economics

                        Mathematics - Economics

                        Master (2 years) of Mathematics - Economics, 120 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/mathematics-economics/

                        Description

                        Have you thought about how rates for a new mortgage loan should be fixed – with an interest-rate ceiling or as interest-only loans? In fact, it was mathematics–economics graduates who developed the model used for fixing the cost of such loans. All major companies face complex problems, and many turn to a mathematics–economist to solve them.  

                        Mathematics–economists are experts in designing optimisation strategies, something that requires great theoretical insight into both economics and mathematics. As a student of mathematics–economics, you have the option of specialising in a subject within a broad area, including one of the areas of mathematics–economics in which Aarhus University is particularly strong: mathematical finance, economics, and operations research.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        Job prospects for mathematics–economics graduates are extremely positive, and career opportunities are many. A large proportion of our graduates find work in the private sector. Banks and insurance companies are the major workplaces, with many graduates working as problem-solvers in consultancy and telecommunications companies. Planning departments in large industrial or manufacturing companies are also a relevant job market.

                        About the Degree

                        The MSc in Mathematics–Economics is taught at the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Economics and Business. Students specialise through course activities and projects and through a thesis. Students structure their own individual study programme in consultation with a lecturer. The programme is designed on the basis of each individual student’s academic qualifications, interests, and subjects studied at BSc level. Read more about the different tracks over the page.

                        As a student on the programme, you are based at the Department of Mathematics and at the Department of Economics and Business Economics. You therefore get to benefit from the facilities of both departments.  

                        The Department of Mathematics has its own canteen, computer rooms, library, and study areas shared by students. As a Master’s student, you will be given your own desk in an office shared with other Master’s students. The department also has a number of student organisations such as Euler’s Friends, the Kalkulerbar or Friday bar, and the mathematics–econ­omists association (the MØF) through which academic activities, study trips and social functions are organised.  

                        The Department of Economics and Business Economics has nearly 600 study spaces, a large canteen, and state-of-the-art high-tech facilities to meet students’ needs.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Mathematucs - Economics please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education Systemte




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                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

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                        Jan 15
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                        Mechanical Engineering

                        Mechanical Engineering

                        Master (2 years) of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 120 ECTS
                        Engineering

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus University School of Engineering
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/mechanical-engineering/

                        Description

                        How do you design the blades of a wind turbine? How do you calculate the lifetime of a computer chip or a fuel cell? How do you analyse the dynamics of a racing car? These are just some of the questions you may be exploring on the MSc in Mechanical Engineering programme.  

                        The programme provides students with the opportunity to apply theory to practical issues, with scope for interdisciplinary collaboration. You will gain a sound understanding of advanced calculation methodologies, such as the finite element method (FEM) and multidisciplinary simulation tools. You will study topics such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD), structural dynamics and modal analysis, and fracture mechanics and fatigue. The basis for these competencies includes continuum mechan­ics, elasticity theory and plasticity theory.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates from the Mechanical Engineering programme are currently working in a wide range of fields – from basic engineering or science research in joint projects with research institutes and the industrial sector, to R&D projects in industry. Many have moved into careers within R&D departments in industrial enterprises, while some have undertaken PhDs in Denmark or abroad.

                        About the Degree

                        The first and second semester include a number of compulsory courses and elective course packages within the specialisations of applied mechanics, materials engineering, therm-fluid engineering and robot systems. The third semester includes elective courses, as well as a project that can be undertaken in collaboration with a company and/or a research group.   As a student on the degree programme, you will be offered semi-annual student development interviews, in which you can discuss topics such as requests and plans regarding choice of courses, as well as choosing subjects from other departments at Aarhus University.

                        The Department of Engineering has a number of social spaces for meeting other students outside class, and these are an excellent basis for social activities. There is an engineering club for staff and students through which students can network with like-minded people. As in all departments, there is a popular Friday bar, and the Tågekammeret association organises celebrations and social events for all science and technology students across departments.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Mechanical Engineering please visit the programme’s website.
                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



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                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        All

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                        Sep 15
                        Start date
                        Feb 01

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                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA

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                        Sep 15
                        Start date
                        Feb 01

                        Aarhus University School of Engineering

                        Description

                        The engineering discipline at Aarhus University is anchored in two organisational units: the Department of Engineering (ENG) and the Aarhus University School of Engineering (ASE).

                        The department was established in 2011 and is responsible for all research and development activities and talent development in the technical science field.
                         
                        On 1 January 2012, the former Engineering College of Aarhus merged with Aarhus University and now brings together eight B.Eng programmes, three technical BSc programmes and eight MSc.Eng programmes. The programmes are practically oriented, and all three levels include collaboration with the industry. The interplay between the department and the school ensures that our engineering graduates are well equipped to transform scientific knowledge and engineering know-how into valuable solutions for society.  

                        Strong engineering framework
                        This organisation of the engineering discipline at Aarhus University forms a solid framework for operation and development of engineering education in accordance with market demand, for a unique model of cooperation with the industry and for a strongly expanding research environment. 
                         
                        Department of Engineering and Aarhus University School of Engineering are united in a common goal of ensuring a clear correlation between societal investment in the engineering discipline and the contribution of the engineering discipline to a stronger Danish economy.

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                        Medicinal Chemistry

                        Medicinal Chemistry

                        Master (2 years) of Science in Medicinal Chemistry, 120 ECTS
                        Health care, social services, and care services Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/medical-chemistry/

                        Description

                        Aarhus University’s MSc in Medicinal Chemistry builds on a strong chemical foundation. It is a flexible study programme that can be tailored to the specific interests of the individual student, while aligning with the interests of the business community, research institutions, and the public sector. While the programme is customisable, there is an emphasis on the medicinal aspects of chemistry, such as organic synthesis, drug delivery, and protein structure and function. The MSc programme is challenging, yet highly rewarding.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        There are more chemistry openings in Denmark than there are domestic graduates to fill them, making unemployment very low for graduates in medicinal chemistry. 

                        Medicinal Chemistry graduates have moved into R&D and consultancy jobs in both public and private sectors, and several graduates are currently working in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. As a graduate of the programme you will be well placed to work with pharmaceutical companies such as Novo Nordisk, Novozymes, LeoPharma, and Lundbeck. Your strong chemistry background will also give you a point of entry into careers with companies in other sectors, such as DuPont, Chr. Hansen, and Eurofins.

                        About the Degree

                        Course content is heavily influenced by the latest research conducted at Aarhus University, as all lecturers are also active researchers. Students are expected to take part in fundamental research projects with the de­partment’s research groups, and there may also be opportunities to work with private companies or public institutions during their studies. Students will be able to specialise within one of the areas of medicinal chemistry in which Aarhus University is particularly strong: organic synthesis, analysis of new bioactive compounds, structure and activity of membrane-bound proteins, microscopic structure of bones and other bioinorganic materials, modelling of proteins and their interaction with pharmaceuticals, and drug delivery and chemical biology. Students in the programme have access to high-quality laboratory equipment and tools that allow them to engage in hands-on learning at the cutting edge of science.

                        Students enrolled in the MSc Medicinal Chemistry programme partici­pate in courses during the first year and then complete their studies with a second year of independent research undertaken within a research group. The research project is supervised by a researcher in the depart­ment, and may be carried out in collaboration with an external partner.

                        The Department of Chemistry has an active student environment, with both academic and social activities arranged by our student organisa­tions. During your time as a master’s student you will work closely with team members in one of the research groups, as well as participating in the academic and social events of the group.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Medicinal Chemistry please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Migration in Europe – Interdisciplinary Perspectives 2018

                        Migration in Europe – Interdisciplinary Perspectives 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/migrationineurope-interdisciplinaryperspectives/

                        Migration is in many respects ‘a total social fact’ that create and affect individual life trajectories, family networks, economy, politics, religion and morality. This summerschool will be organised around cases such as the current European border regime; transnational marriages and policies of family reunification; and return migration of long-term labor migrants and war refugees.
                        The course will also introduce key concepts within classical migration theory and explore how they are operationalized within current studies of political ‘hot spots’ related to human movement and mobility
                        .

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         




                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Molecular Biology

                        Molecular Biology

                        Master (2 years) of Molecular Biology, 120 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/molecular-biology/

                        Description

                        The MSc in Molecular Biology programme is both practical and research-oriented, reflecting the interests of business and industry, research institutions, and the public sector. This flexible programme accommodates the interests of the individual student, because it allows you to specialise in a particular subject area while acquiring a general mastery of molecular biology.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        As a molecular biologist, you will primarily be working with finding solutions to the many health and food challenges faced by our society due to ageing populations and more stringent standards for food development and quality. These areas are growing rapidly – a trend that is expected to continue. The employment prospects for future molecular biologists therefore look very promising. 

                        About the Degree

                        Students can choose to specialise within a choice of fields, including one of the five branches of molecular biology in which Aarhus University is particularly strong: molecular medicine, structural biology, systems biology, plant biology, and quantitative genetics.  

                        The study programme can be tailored to fit the individual student’s qualifications and interests. In the first year, you will follow an individu­ally planned course programme. In the second year, you will write a thesis. There are excellent opportunities for collaboration with a group of researchers in connection with your thesis project work, and this gives you the chance to participate in the group’s research projects, academic discussions and articles.

                        Teaching in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics is greatly influenced by the research conducted here, as all the lecturers are active researchers. Students gain insight into ongoing research projects across the entire spectrum of molecular biology – from bacteria and yeast to humans. The understanding of biochemistry and molecular biology is based upon the entire spectrum, from atoms to organisms.

                        Students in the programme are based at the Department of Molecular Biology, which is located in Die Rote Zone, the department’s large facility in Science Park Aarhus, which students have furnished themselves and where they meet in connection with academic and social activities (and which has its own Friday bar). A number of student organisations in the department also organise academic activities. 

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Molecular Biology please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System




                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology

                        Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology

                        Master (2 years) of Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology, 120 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/molecularnutrition/

                        Description

                        As the media remind us on a daily basis, we are what we eat. The key message here, from health gurus and medical professionals alike, is that people need to tackle their health problems by eating the right food in the right quantities. Science shows a strong correlation between our health and the composition and quality of the food we eat.

                        The MSc programme in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology provides you with the tools and knowledge you will require to develop nutritious foods designed to reduce the risks of developing health issues, such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, allergy and cancer.
                         

                        Career Opportunities    

                        Many previous graduates from the Molecular Nutrition and Food Technol­ogy MSc are launched on interesting careers in R&D, while others have taken up roles within advisory or administrative departments in the food industry, as well as in the public sector. Some graduates have used it as the foundation for an academic career – you can apply for admission to the university’s PhD programme either after the first year of the MSc degree or following completion of your thesis.

                        About the Degree

                        The MSc in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology is a collaborative effort between four disciplines at Aarhus University – food science, molecular biology, medicine, and business administration. This broad foundation means that you will be taught by experts in these fields, but also that the programme provides a holistic understanding of the importance of food for human health.  

                        On the programme you will gain insight into how new processing methods affect the functional characteristics of foods. You will acquire a thorough knowledge of molecular biology and technical skills at the all-important juncture between food technology, nutrition, and health. The MSc in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in natural, technical or health sciences with molecular biology content.

                        Students choose between specialising in molecular biology, nutrition, or food science. You may choose to collaborate with relevant research groups in one of the four main disciplines in connection with project work or with your thesis. Alternatively, you can choose to write your thesis within an R&D department in a private company in the food industry.

                        Students on this programme are based at the University Park campus in Aarhus, where a number of student organisations arrange academic activities, excursions, celebrations and social functions.

                        Aarhus University’s research in Agricultural and Food Sciences is cutting-edge and puts it in the front rank of agricultural science institutions worldwide. The core areas of research are: climate and natural resources, environment and bioenergy, organic farming, food quality, farm animal production and plant production.  

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Mulecular Nutrition and Food Technology please visit the programme’s website.

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.ufm.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Nanoscience

                        Nanoscience

                        Master (2 years) of Nanoscience, 120 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/nanoscience/

                        Description

                        Nanoscience is an interdisciplinary field within the natural sciences. It deals with understanding and utilising materials and phenomena at the nanoscale – that is, between 0.1 and 100 nanometres. The ability to work on this scale makes it possible to develop highly improved or completely new functions and properties in a wide range of materials.  

                        The MSc in Nanoscience programme at Aarhus University is open to students with a BSc degree from a Danish or international university in either nanoscience or an interdisciplinary combination of physics, chemistry, and molecular biology. The Nanoscience degree programme is both practical and research-oriented. Students can complete an MSc project in a number of areas, including nanomaterials, nanocatalysis, nanobiotechnology, nanomedicine, and nanofood.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        As a graduate in nanoscience, you will be qualified to work in R&D in both public and private sectors in medicine, the environment, biotechnol­ogy, and the IT and communication industries. A number of R&D projects are currently under way at iNANO itself, in collaboration with approxi­mately 100 Danish and international companies, including Danfoss, Grundfos, Arla Foods, Haldor Topsøe, Lundbeck, Novozymes, and Aalborg Portland. The iNANO School – part of the iNANO Centre – comprises both an international graduate school and associated research groups in physics, chemistry, biology, and molecular biology, working in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. iNANO promotes excellent science and provides an academic environment for PhD students of the highest calibre, and many graduates of the programme go on to do a PhD.

                        About the Degree

                        The MSc programme consists of 120 ECTS credits. Students study subjects within the fields of physics, chemistry, and molecular biology, as well as specific nanoscience subjects. Based on their previous academic special­isation, students choose their courses and the subject of their MSc project so as to specialise in one of four areas: nanomaterials, biomedical nano­technology, structural biology and biophysics, or organic nanochemistry/ soft matter. Students are offered guidance in selecting their individual course programmes from a suite of Master’s courses offered by iNANO and the relevant departments. The degree programme concludes with the Master’s project.

                        The Nanoscience degree programme at Aarhus University is based at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre, iNANO. iNANO is staffed by researchers in the departments of physics, chemistry, molecular biology and genetics, and bioscience, as well as associated researchers from the Faculty of Health. The centre’s mission is to build on three basic pillars: top-level international research, education at all levels from BSc to PhD, and innovation and interaction with industry and society at large.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Nanoscience please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Neuroscience and neuroimaging

                        Neuroscience and neuroimaging

                        Master (2 years) of Neuroscience and neuroimaging, 120 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Sino-Danish Center, Beijing, China
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7650 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/neuroscienceandneuroimaging/

                        Description

                        The interdisciplinary Master’s programme in Neuroscience and Neuroimaging combines subjects from the Technical, Natural, and Life Sciences with the aim of producing graduates with state-of-the-art theoretical, technical, and clinical knowledge within neuroscience and neuroimaging.

                        In particular, the broad approach to the field of neuroimaging, including the theory and engineering aspects underlying all cutting-edge image modalities is not offered as a master education anywhere else in Europe. By uniting the expertise of Danish neuroscientist within basic, molecular, and clinical neuroscience and PET/MR based neuroimaging with Chinese scientists trained in advanced neurobiology, MEG and in the design of MRI hardware, the study program offers a unique educational environment not seen anywhere in the world. In addition, the study program includes courses in basic neuroscience from the molecular level to the clinical setting describing the different neurological diseases, the treatment of as well as the study of these including animal models used in neuroscience and neuroimaging research.

                        The SDC Master’s programme in Neuroscience and Neuroimaging is developed by active researchers from both Denmark and China – uniting the most recent research, modern technology, and problem-oriented learning methods. This programme is based in China.


                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates are expected to be in high demand due to their unique education and cross-cultural insight. They are foreseen to be employed in industrial R & D positions, academic research and/or clinical positions at neuro-oriented hospital departments or join neuroscience PhD schools at universities in Denmark and abroad.


                        Admission  

                        Students with a Bachelor degree from a suitable major can enter the Master’s degree programme. BSc degrees granting admission can be divided in 3 groups depending on the level of anatomical, mathematical, physiological, and digital signal processing and analysis skills of the student:
                        • Passed mathematics and digital signal processing and analysis. Eligible degrees include technical BSc degrees e.g. Electro-, Healthcare Technology-, Biomedical- Engineering, and Medicine and Technology Engineering as well as some natural science BSc degress e.g. Physics, Nanoscience, Medical chemistry or equivalent.
                        • Passed neuroanatomy and physiology. Eligible BSc degrees include: Medicine, Pharmacology, Biomedicine, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Biomedicine or equivalent.
                        • Passed physiology and mathematics.  Eligible BSc degrees include: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or equivalent.
                        General English language requirements ('English B level')

                        Read more about the admission requirements

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.ufm.dk/recognition

                        Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

                        Tuition

                        There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 
                        Read more about tuition fees

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Applicants with non-Danish qualifications.

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Sino-Danish Center, Beijing, China

                        Description

                        The Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research (SDC) is a joint project on education and research between the eight Danish universities, the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education, the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 

                        Sino-Danish Center is located at UCAS' Zhongguancun Campus, centrally located in Beijing.

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                        New Venture Creation 2018

                        New Venture Creation 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/newventurecreation/

                        The course aims at qualifying for the strategic challenges related to new venture creation, to growth processes in young firms and to realising an exit (or continuing) with a venture. The course follows the typical life cycle of entrepreneurial ventures and the related (gestation) activities and qualifies for such activities. Students will be qualified to create or recognize new venture opportunities, evaluate opportunities, plan for new ventures, define strategic positions and business models, and establish and manage start-ups even “against all odds”.
                        Students will have the opportunity to leverage their social and methodological skills by discussing case issues and solutions with their peers and by applying methods designed for entrepreneurship. This course is not about business plan writing. Instead its perspective is on strategic challenges, management methods and resources all especially designed for new ventures. The course will thus introduce and train students in entrepreneurial thinking and action. Students will qualify to comprehend the most useful and influential entrepreneurship theories and derive meaning from such theories for entrepreneurial practice.

                        The content
                         includes but is not limited to opportunity creation or identification and evaluation, market entry, uncontested distribution channels, regional growth methodology, value creation, entrepreneurial finance and crowd investing, managing growth and exist strategies. The content includes the reflection of entrepreneurship theory, such like opportunity creation or recognition theory, theory of rule breaking behaviour, effectuation theory, theory of the structural hole, and resource related theories. Theories are reflected from the perspective of real case studies and how an understanding of the theory can enrich entrepreneurs’ abilities in new venture creation. The course will qualify participants in coping with various challenges associated with the stat-up of new businesses.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Next-generation Sequencing 2018

                        Next-generation Sequencing 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 1 week
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/next-generationsequencing/

                        The course will start with an overview of current NGS technologies and directions in which these are currently progressing. Methods for assembling genomes from NGS data using either a reference genome or de novo assembly will be presented together with some emphasis on assessing NGS data quality (Quality control, accuracy of base calling). The course will then offer an overview of the range of biological/biomedical questions that these new types of data can help to address. This includes:  
                        • The use of NGS resequencing of closely related genomes for detecting mutations. This includes the characterization of somatic mutations in cancer tissues, the de novo mutation spectrum in eukaryotic genomes, and the detection of mutations underlying phenotypic changes in experimental or natural populations.
                        • Combining NGS with methods aimed at reducing genome complexity such as exome resequencing in complex genomes.
                        • The use of resequencing of a large number of individuals for Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNPs) and Copy number variation detection.
                        • Application of NGS in Transcriptomics, Epigenomics and Chromatin structure studies. Environmental/Meta-genomics studies probing the bacterial/viral diversity of understudied biomes.
                        • Comparative and evolutionary genomics.
                        To allow hands-on data analysis training, the course includes the following computer exercises, which can be completed using either your own or example data:  
                        • Introduction to Galaxy, GATK and Samtools.
                        • Grooming of reads.
                        • Mapping of Illumina reads to reference.
                        • SNP/indel calling, filtering and annotation.
                        • Gene models and transcript quantification.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 02

                        Aarhus

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                        Nutrient Absorption and Metabolism 2018

                        Nutrient Absorption and Metabolism 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/nutrientabsorptionandmetabolism/

                        Did you know that starch from our diet can be degraded in the stomach, small intestine and large intestine and subsequently taken up to our blood as lactate, glucose, or short chain fatty acids, respectively? Did you know that time from feeding has a major impact on which nutrients are available for production in monogastric animals, and at which quantity? Did you know that energy from starch may be used to very different metabolic processes like 1) oxidation in muscles, 2) glucose homeostasis in plasma due to liver uptake/release, or 3) synthesis of lactose and milk fat in the mammary gland?
                        Utilisation of dietary nutrients depends greatly upon physiological stage! This course will give you a deeper understanding of the fate of dietary nutrients using a quantitative approach, where sows are surgically modified and used to adress a specific research question.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write
                        summeruniversity@au.dk
                         



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 30

                        Aarhus

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                        Organic Agriculture and Food Systems

                        Organic Agriculture and Food Systems

                        Master (2 years) of Science in Agrobiology, 120 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Erasmus Yes
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/agrobiology/#c2066577

                        Description

                        The MSc programme in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems (EUR-Organic) is a unique degree combining high-ranking research environ­ments with state-of-the-art knowledge from industry leaders in organic food production. It prepares students to develop the solutions of tomor­row, focusing on goals such as high crop yields, high animal welfare, and low environmental impact. Students also learn how agriculture systems and current methods of food production work. At Aarhus University organic agriculture is an integrated part of all courses, and therefore the programme for students specialising in organic agriculture also includes courses focused on farming in an organic setting.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates can choose from a wide range of careers in supporting organic farming development. Recent graduates have worked in research and in primary production with authorities and advisory services.

                        About the Degree

                        This programme is a collaboration between four leading European universities in the field of agriculture and life sciences (Aarhus University, University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, University of Natural Resources and Life Science in Vienna, and Warsaw University of Life Sciences).

                        Students spend one year at their chosen home university and one year at their chosen host university, and receive degrees from both institutions. Each university takes a different thematic approach to organic food production, with Aarhus University’s specialisms including organic agriculture with a focus on animal or plant production, health, and welfare/nutrition.

                        For detailed information on the different universities’ specialisms, visit www.eur-organic.eu.

                        Denmark is a world leader in organic food production, which provides the ideal setting for specialising in this field. The Danish government was one of the first to prioritise organic production, and an increasingly high percentage of food produced in Denmark today is organic.  

                        This programme gives students an international profile, network, and perspective. Students will be exposed to differing parameters in different countries and agriculture systems around the world, and they will learn from their peers’ different ways of approaching a problem – a perfect preparation for a future career in an increasingly globalised industry.

                        Agricultural sciences at Aarhus University rank ninth worldwide in the 2017 US News Best Global Universities ranking, and tenth in the 2016 National Taiwan University ranking. Agriculture and Forestry at AU are ranked between 51 and 100 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.  

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology - Organic Agriculture and Food systems  please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Philosophy

                        Philosophy

                        Master (2 years) of Arts in Philosophy, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/philosophy/

                        Description

                        Philosophy, in exploring the facts and fictions of theoretical and practical rationality within science and society, provides the interpretive discourses and logical tools that allow us to generate and maintain transparency in how we reason about what we are and what we do.  

                        The MA in Philosophy programme offers advanced courses in the principal areas of contemporary professional philosophy. The guiding principle of our curriculum is to offer our students a learning environment that encourages specialisation, but never to lose sight of the general philosophical competencies that comprise an exceptional philosophical education.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Employers appreciate that philosophy graduates have outstanding transferable skills in analytical and innovative thinking. Graduates in philosophy can create transparency in complex decision contexts. They can communicate ideas coherently to a variety of audiences.   A growing number of our graduates are working as consultants in areas such as IT, communication, organisation, and HR. Some have gone into the public sector to work in administration, management, counselling, the health sector, or project management. The department also has an enriching PhD programme, to which graduates can apply.

                        About the Degree

                        The programme is divided into four tracks that reflect the departmental areas of active research and allow students to pursue their interests at an advanced level, in both the analytical and the continental tradition of philosophy:
                        • Track A: Epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy of cognition
                        • Track B: Idealism and post-idealism
                        • Track C: Ethics, legal and political philosophy
                        • Track D: Philosophy of science and technology in society (taught in Danish)  
                        Students concentrate their efforts on the core courses and research labs offered in one of the tracks. Core courses provide advanced introduc­tions to relevant areas of the current research discussion. In the research labs, students practise their research skills, explore ideas, and engage directly with ongoing departmental research activities. The MA thesis is produced interactively under the supervision of experts.

                        Our most important teaching tool is individual project development, typically in the form of a research talk or course paper. We invite our students to actively pursue an individual project, and we accompany them through all steps of the project development.   

                        Department of Philosophy promotes an interactive and lively learn­ing environment. It has its own library and reading room and shares lecture theatres, the canteen, and surrounding areas with other fields of study at Nobel Park.  

                        Students can take part in many activities related to the philosophy programme, including the student committee, the philosophical association Philosophical Students Colloquium, a film club, and the Friday bar, Panta Rei

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in Philosophy please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Physics

                        Physics

                        Master (2 years) of Physics, 120 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/physics/

                        Description

                        You adjust the laboratory lasers before going to your next lecture on cold atoms. You feed your computer the latest measurements from the scanning tunnelling microscope, and see if the placement of the extra atoms on the surface matches your model calculation. You do some work on your model for a quantum computer before going to the next lecture in quantum optics. Or you might be at CERN this week, running experiments with anti-protons to test new possibilities for radiation therapy, or predicting the fate of ultra-relativistic lead ions in the Large Hadron Collider.  

                        Students on the MSc programme in Physics are actively involved in research and in the discussion of new discoveries and theories. The curriculum is tailored to the interests and intended profile of the individual.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates from the MSc Physics programme have a wide range of career opportunities. A number of graduates are working in the private sector in areas such as modern optics, materials physics, or surface physics. Large IT companies, patent agencies and the financial sector are increasingly hiring one or more physicists on their staff. The number of graduates working in hospitals as physicists has also dramatically increased, with most of these working in radiation physics and radiation therapy. Some of our recent graduates are in research positions at uni­versities or public research institutions.

                        About the Degree  

                        Teaching on the MSc Physics programme is greatly influenced by the fact that the lecturers are active researchers. In this context, students benefit from the down-to-earth, informal relationship between the academic staff and students. When students write their thesis, they are connected with a group of researchers and become involved in one or more of the group’s research projects.  

                        Students on the programme have a wide range of options for specialisa­tion, both in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and via the department’s close collaboration with AU’s other centres, the Institute for Storage Ring Facilities (ISA) and the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (iNANO). The department also has research groups working at several institutions outside of Denmark, including a number of the major European laboratories.

                        The MSc in Physics programme is open to students with a BSc degree in physics, or another BSc degree in science with substantial physics and mathematics content. The programme is challenging and research-oriented and reflects the interests of private-sector companies, research institutions, and the public sector. It is also flexible and can accommo­date the interests and strengths of the individual student.  

                        Students can specialise within (for example) atomic and molecular physics, solid-state physics, subatomic physics, or astrophysics. The programme also qualifies students for a career in research: students may apply for admission to the university’s PhD programme either during the MSc degree programme or on completion of the thesis.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Physics please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
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                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Political Science

                        Political Science

                        Master (2 years) of Political Science, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4500 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/politicalscience/

                        Description

                        Does diversity jeopardise the welfare state? How is political radicalisation prevented? Why are Scandinavians more trustful than other people? At the Department of Political Science our objective is to choose the right research strategies, methods, and theoretical concepts that will enable us to answer such questions. This may involve conducting surveys, statistical modelling, or interviews, spending hours at the library, or going on field trips to the Middle East.  

                        The MSc in Political Science is the flagship degree of our top European political science department, whose high ratings and research attract academics from around the globe to its vibrant community of scholars. This is a high-quality, two-year programme for those who seek a comprehensive political science master’s focusing on research design and methodology. The programme gives students the possibility to specialise in the subfields of comparative politics, political theory, political sociology, international relations, public policy, or public administration.
                          

                        Career Opportunities  

                        MSc students pursue careers in which independent analytical skills are crucial. They find challenging jobs in academia and in key policy organisations, or as consultants, analysts, or strategists in firms, NGOs, and the public sector. For half a century the department has produced a flow of illustrious alumni, from government ministers to the present Secretary-General of the EU’s Council of Ministers.

                        About the Degree

                        The MSc in Political Science is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environment. Students are always welcome to approach the teaching staff, whose doors are open to anybody wishing to propose a supervised reading course, for example. Students are expected to engage actively in classroom debates. They also collaborate in small-scale comparative projects that make the most of the international study environment.

                        Political science at Aarhus University is ranked forty-seventh in the world in the QS world university rankings by subject 2017. Social sciences at Aarhus are ranked 79 in the 2016 Times Higher Education world university rankings, and 48 in the 2016 Shanghai ranking.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Political Science please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 
                        Read more about tuition fees

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


                        EU/EEA

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Project-Based Organizations: Learning and Innovation 2018

                        Project-Based Organizations: Learning and Innovation 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/project-basedorganizations%3Alearningandinnovation/
                        This course addresses the role of project-based organisations as a means for innovation, growth, and managing complexity. We will focus in particular on the way firms use projects to stimulate innovation and creativity, as well as manage growth and complexity. Projects are pervasive in a wide range of firms and industries. They range from short projects developed by a small number of individuals to long lasting projects involving a range of stakeholders. Such stakeholders include organisations such as public policy makers and universities, as well as firms that may be competitors outside the project. It examines several elements of projects, including:
                        1. Project Success: in what ways can we measure project success? How does this differ depending on whether we consider long term vs. short term success? What does success mean for individuals, firms, and other stakeholders?

                        2. Managing Projects: what dimensions of project management are key? How does the novelty, technology, complexity, and pace of the project affect the way it should be managed?

                        3. Reinventing Projects: what is the role of projects in managing creativity and innovation? What are emerging trends in managing projects in non-traditional ways? How can organisations learn and innovate using projects?

                        4. Projects in a Digital World: The rise of digital technologies has affected firms not only in Information and Communication-based industries, but an increasing number of sectors. How do such digital technologies affect projects, and how can firms use and respond to digitisation?
                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Quantitative Economics (IMSQE)

                        Quantitative Economics (IMSQE)

                        Master (2 years) of Quantitative Economics, 120 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/quantitativeeconomics/

                        Description

                        The International Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE) is an elite programme at the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS. Students tailor their own study programme on the basis of a range of advanced courses with a quantitative orientation, including selected PhD-level courses. The programme requires strong analytical skills in quantitative methods, and there are special requirements regarding the level and qualitative content of written assignments. A particular emphasis is placed on the students’ analytical and quantitative skills.

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates who complete the IMSQE programme acquire analytical skills at a very high level. These are in increasing demand. Potential future employers of these graduates are international and Danish organisations, consulting firms, ministries and government agencies, and financial institutions such as commercial banks, mortgage institutions, pension funds, insurance companies and investment banks. The IMSQE programme also provides an excellent opportunity for candidates to continue their studies at PhD level. For students who wish to continue on to the PhD programme, a special arrangement is provided to bridge the transition from the IMSQE programme to research training.

                        About the Degree

                        The IMSQE programme provides its students with a number of outstand­ing qualifications. You will acquire analytical skills at a very high level. You will therefore be able to apply the methods you have learnt to new cases, to formulate new theories, to formulate and test hypotheses, and to reflect upon the validity and relevance of various scientific methods and substantive theories within the field. To do this, students need to be able to think independently, not just to reproduce known material.  

                        The aim of the IMSQE programme is to provide candidates with advanced-level training within the analytical, quantitative disciplines of macroeconomics, microeconomics, economics, econometrics, and finance and accounting. The IMSQE programme aims to recruit within quantitative economics and management in competition with such leading institutions as the London School of Economics, Oxford Univer­sity, and Cambridge University.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Quantitative Economics please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.


                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.ufm.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Religious Roots of Europe

                        Religious Roots of Europe

                        Master (2 years) of Religious Roots of Europe, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/religiousrootsofeurope/

                        Description 

                        How were Christianity, Judaism and Islam formed? How did these three religions and their interaction shape the emerging European culture and society? These are pivotal questions addressed in the MA programme on the Religious Roots of Europe. 

                        Career Opportunities    

                        Graduates  of the Religious Roots of Europe programme can move into careers in government or in organisations dealing with culture, integration and diplomacy, as well as private firms with business relations with the Middle East, for example. They can also move on   within the academic world to apply for PhD programmes, or teach in religion and intercultural relations. 

                        About the Degree

                        Christianity, Judaism and Islam interacting with one another have profoundly influenced the development of European culture and society. For centuries, Christianity has been the dominant majority religion; as minority religions, Judaism and Islam have been seen as the ‘other’ against which Christian European identity has been shaped.  

                        The three religions have traditionally been studied more or less separately. The aspiration of Religious Roots of Europe is to study the three religions together in their formative periods from a comparative perspective, using historical, philological, social scientific and literary approaches, among others.

                        The MA programme is offered in collaboration with the five Nordic universities of Aarhus, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Lund and Oslo. Compact seminars are organised at each of these institutions as well as in Nordic institutes in the Mediterranean area. The Religious Roots of Europe programme offers a truly international education and perspectives for a subsequent career in research and education, as well as in governmen­tal and private institutions, where the need for knowledge of religion and culture is increasingly recognised. 

                        The Religious Roots of Europe programme is small, which means that there is close contact between students and teachers, leading to an informal and consultative study environment. There is also a programme of research seminars and guest lectures.  

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in Religious Roots of Europe please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section: The Danish Higher Education System 



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Religious Unity and Diversity within Hinduism and Buddhism 2018

                        Religious Unity and Diversity within Hinduism and Buddhism 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/religiousunityanddiversitywithinhinduismandbuddhism/
                        Sri Lanka is a typical Buddhist country with Buddhas in temples and markets, valuable ancient monuments, and monks dressed in saffron robes. But it is also an island with different religious traditions living side by side in harmony and conflict. Religious pluralism is seen in rituals such as pilgrimage, fire walking and individual prayers, where Buddhism and Hinduism in many ways merge as living religions. Differences between Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are recognised through peaceful diversity or aggressively acted out as religious and ethnic exclusivity or even violence.

                        The summer school will give the students a deeper understanding of 1) Hinduism and Buddhism as living religions in contemporary perspective, 2) Religious diversity in theory and practice, 3) The relationship between religion and culture in an Asian context, 4) Religion and materiality and 5) field work in practice. The course consists of two periods: a period (over two months) with virtual supervision and a period (12 days) in Sri Lanka. Knowledge of Indian religion (primarily Hinduism and Buddhism) at introductory level is required. Course material will be uploaded before the course.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 20

                        Aarhus

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                        Representing Science: The Aesthetics of Contemporary Scientific Imagery 2018

                        Representing Science: The Aesthetics of Contemporary Scientific Imagery 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/representingscience%3Atheaestheticsofcontemporaryscientificimagery/

                        The course investigates imagery and visual cultures of the natural sciences and art, and is aimed equally at students from the humanities and science programmes. The course’s focus is contemporary practices of visual culture in science and in art and especially how these practices relate, differ and compare in the 21st century. We will work with questions like: When, how and why do scientific images prompt aesthetic experiences in its audience? And when, how and why do they not? What is, theoretically, the difference between a scientific graph and an oil painting that represents the same thing? What characterizes a good diagram and why is a pretty diagram not necessary aesthetically satisfactory? How does art use visual culture from science and vice versa?    The purpose of the course is to provide students from the humanities and the natural sciences with a broader as well as deeper knowledge of scientific imagery and visual culture.  

                        The students gain knowledge about image practices and visual cultures in different disciplines, which provide the students with insight into new ways of generating, utilizing, analyzing and interpreting images. The course enables students to bring those new insights back to their core discipline and apply them fruitfully in their future academic work. Students are not expected to have any cross-disciplinary experience (humanities-natural science) prior to the course.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Retail Management 2018

                        Retail Management 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1460 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/retailmanagement/
                        In today’s tough job environment more people are choosing to become entrepreneurs. One of the more popular ways to do this is to start up a retail store – either physical or online. The main objective of this course is to enable students to develop a full retail plan that they can use to begin a new business venture. In the process, students will learn not only how to plan a retail business, but how to deal with retailers from a business-to-business relationship. In this exceptionally competitive environment, the majority of retailers are still small to medium sized businesses – many operated by entrepreneurs with little training or education for the task. To survive, operators continually need managers who are familiar with retail operations to survive and become profitable. Students will develop a retail plan that is competitive in the environment that they choose (Aarhus or another geographic location).

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Risk Assessment of Xenobiotics 2018

                        Risk Assessment of Xenobiotics 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 139 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/riskassessmentofxenobiotics/

                        In the course several risk assessment examples will be presented covering specific case studies as examples on how society set up methods, criteria and decisions tools for the risk assessment of hazardous substances.   The main objective of the course is to give the students a practical and theoretical insight into methods of risk assessment of hazardous substances, and the basic biological and ecotoxicology principles which make up the foundation for the risk assessment of hazardous substances. The course furthermore aims to give the students information on the similarities and dissimilarities in the frameworks and methods used by various national and international authorities involved in regulating and approving the use of hazardous substances, e.g. pesticides, pharmaceuticals and industrial chemicals.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Aug 13

                        Aarhus

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                        Science Studies

                        Science Studies

                        Master (2 years) of Science Studies, 120 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/sciencestudies/

                        Description

                        Science and technology form part of our day-to-day lives, wherever we are. We constantly have to make decisions that draw on scientific and technological knowledge. The MSc in Science Studies provides you with insight into how scientific discoveries and knowledge have affected our lives and our societies. You will learn to place scientific knowledge within historical, philosophical and social perspectives. You will also gain a multi-faceted perspective on the many challenges and opportunities that science provides.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        Science Studies graduates will have a sound understanding of the social and philosophical implications of science, the forces that drive technological change, and contemporary developments within research and the public understanding of science. So equipped, graduates can seek a career communicating science and its challenges and opportunities to the general public through the media. They can also use their knowledge of the interaction between the natural sci­ences, technology and society in public administration, business and industry, and in many different organisations.   

                        Previous graduates are working as project managers and communica­tion officers in private companies and public organisations, civil servants in public administration, teachers in the Danish high schools, and science writers and editors.

                        About the Degree

                        The MSc in Science Studies is open to students with a science bachelor’s degree who are seeking a wider perspective on how the natural sciences have developed in their interaction with society and contem­porary culture. The programme includes the following themes building on the bachelor’s science background – history and philosophy of science; science, technology and innovation; science and society; and science and communication.  

                        Students in the programme will learn to understand the social and philosophical implications of science, the forces that drive technological change, and contemporary developments within research and within the public understanding of science. Knowledge of the development of science and the ability to analyse science in a cultural and societal context can be useful in many different situations. Graduates may seek to be communicators, presenting the challenges and opportunities that science represents through the media. This knowledge of the interaction between natural sciences, technology and society is relevant in public administration, in business and industry, and in many kinds of organisa­tion.

                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Science Studies please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Service Marketing and Social Media 2018

                        Service Marketing and Social Media 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/servicemarketingandsocialmedia/
                        The course has been designed to equip students to become more effective managers of services by familiarizing them with the characteristics of services, their implications on design and delivery. It also aims to highlight the role social media in marketing of services in today’s digital world. The class is designed to introduce students to think and understand how we do marketing online and what can be done with the Social media tools on internet.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Six Sigma Design and Innovation 2018

                        Six Sigma Design and Innovation 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Engineering

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 2318 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/sixsigmadesignandinnovation/

                        Six Sigma Design (DFSS) & Innovation methods provide complementary approaches. When strategically linked these yield customer-driven, highly resource efficient processes and products with almost perfect performance. Integrated DFSS, Innovation, and Lean approaches provide a highly structured strategy for acquiring, assessing, and activating customer, competitor, and enterprise intelligence that lead to superior product, system or enterprise innovations and designs that provide the organization with a sustainable competitive advantage. Useful background for this course includes exposure to introductory statistical methods and quality management principles. Relevant software will be provided.  Six Sigma integrates strategies and tools from Statistics, Quality, Business, and Engineering and has added billions of Euros to the bottom line of organizations across the financial, healthcare, military, manufacturing, and other economic sectors. Its focus divides into two significant branches that share a number of tools, techniques and objectives, but often apply the tools and techniques differently.

                        The Innovation branch focuses on significant innovation /redesign in or of existing products, processes, and systems while the second branch, referred to as Design for Six Sigma, is directed at design of new products, processes or systems. Six Sigma has developed largely in parallel with and complementary to Lean Enterprise Theory & Methods with a result often referred to as “Lean Six Sigma” wherein radical innovation in and/or design of products, processes and systems is approached through a “lean lens” that is intended to be highly resource sensitive. This course emphasizes both Innovation and Design for Six Sigma with a “lean and green” mindset and utilizes a team based project focus.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Social Marketing 2018

                        Social Marketing 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 730 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/socialmarketing/
                        Are you interested in learning how to design a social services marketing communication campaign to improve the wellbeing of people or to advocate a social cause? This course will equip you with essential qualifications and skills to become effective managers of social marketing.

                        The course will enable you to:
                        1. Effectively apply a range of social and environmental marketing principles that promote positive social change amongst community members, business and government sectors
                        2. Identity factors that affect behaviors related to social causes 
                        3. Conduct research to understand barriers, facilitators, and decision making process 
                        4. Design creative social marketing campaign and evaluate its effectiveness Teaching method will include lectures, case study, projects and presentations. We shall use two cases, one on “Promoting healthy eating among children and adolescents’, and one on “discussing with your family members about organ donation”. The course will be taught over two weeks. The course is concluded with a written exam paper to be handed in one week after the course has ended. 
                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Social Media Marketing Strategies 2018

                        Social Media Marketing Strategies 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/socialmediamarketingstrategies/
                        This course introduces an analysis of contemporary Internet marketing strategies and consumer behaviours in relation to popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. This course will reflect on the attempts to utilize, monetize and exploit social networking as marketing and brand building tools.

                        The purpose of this course is to explore the relationships between contemporary marketing strategies, social networks and online consumer culture. Students will further their understanding of the conceptual, practical and evaluative aspects of generating value from common social networks. Students will acquire a functional understanding for developing online marketing strategies for social networks.

                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                         If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Sports marketing and Sponsorship 2018

                        Sports marketing and Sponsorship 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 730 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/sportsmarketingandsponsorship/

                        Sports are fun to watch but there is more to them than just fun and games. Nowadays, sports are a major global industry capitalizing on the passion of millions of fans worldwide. This course will introduce you to the business side of sport. From jersey sponsorships to stadium naming rights, you will learn about how companies from any industry try to reach their target consumers through sports partnerships. Additionally, the course will examine how sports teams market themselves to attract fans through different marketing strategies.
                         
                        The course will help you understand all the pertinent research and theory but it also has a strong applied focus with examples and cases from different sports (including football/soccer, basketball, and American football) and countries (including European football/soccer leagues as well as global sport events like the Olympics and the World Cup). After this course, you will enjoy watching sports not just as a fan but also as a business professional noticing the increasingly important marketing aspects of the sport industry. The course will be taught on campus over two weeks, July 3-13. If you are interested in seeing what Vassilis Dalakas is interested in and working with he welcomes you to take a look at his Twitter profile


                        For Further Information

                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Statistics

                        Statistics

                        Master (2 years) of Statistics, 120 ECTS
                        Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/statistics/

                        Description

                        The MSc programme in Statistics is a flexible programme that builds general competencies in statistics while allowing students to specialise in the particular branch of statistics of their choice, such as one of the areas in which Aarhus University is particularly strong – theoretical and applied statistics, and probability theory.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        There is an undersupply of statisticians. Statistics graduates from Aarhus University are very much in demand, and their employment prospects are extremely good, whether in Aarhus, other major Danish cities or overseas.   

                        Recent statistics graduates have taken up careers in universities and research institutions, in the pharmaceutical industry, in the telecommu­nications and finance sectors, and in insurance companies. In university, statistics graduates frequently work with doctors, biologists, or chemists in an interdisciplinary setting analysing large amounts of data, while others teach statistics. Within the pharmaceutical industry, statisticians plan clinical trials or design methods to test new drugs for unwanted side effects. In insurance, statistics graduates often work as actuaries, for instance contributing to working out tariffs.   

                        Common to all these careers is that they require knowledge of a number of advanced mathematical models, and that is what the MSc in Statistics will equip you with.   

                        Graduates can also apply to enter the PhD programme.

                        About the Degree

                        Teaching on the programme is greatly influenced by research, as the lecturers are active researchers. In addition to lectures, instruction includes theoretical and practical exercises.  

                        The Statistics programme at Aarhus University is characterised by a strong focus on theoretical aspects. Incoming students are required to have a strong background in advanced probability theory based on measure and integration theory.

                        Students in the programme are based at the Department of Mathemat­ics, which has its own canteen, computer rooms, library, and study areas shared by students. As a master’s student, you will receive your own desk in an office shared with other master’s students. The department also has a number of student organisations such as Euler’s Friends and the Kalkulerbar or Friday bar, through which academic activities, study trips, and social functions are organised.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Statistics please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
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                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Strategic Management of Creativity and Innovation 2018

                        Strategic Management of Creativity and Innovation 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/strategicmanagementofcreativityandinnovation/
                        Innovation is the cornerstone of successful organizations and economies across the globe. Consider the growing pace at which we witness change in the natural environment as well as in the technological, commercial, social and geopolitical landscapes. This velocity is fueling the need for innovation, and the pace is expected to intensify in the foreseeable future. Successful management of creativity and innovation is therefore critical in achieving sustainable competitive advantage. Most organizations have recognized this, but only a few have truly mastered the art. Managing innovation requires specific skills, which remain uncommon. T

                        his course is geared towards those interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the issues underpinning creativity and innovation in organizations, as well as the ways in which creativity and innovation can be developed and managed successfully. While theory frameworks will be reviewed during this course, the primary aim is to equip participants with state-of-the-art practical skills required to foster creativity and to design and execute sustainable innovation strategies.  As such course participants will be involved in a hands-on innovation project and a series of workshops where they will develop their understanding of creativity and innovation methodologies. By the end of the course you will have experienced the innovation process from unlocking your and your team’s creative potential and generating the initial idea to designing successful solutions and business models.


                        For Further Information
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                        ou can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Strategy, International PMOs and Project Management 2018

                        Strategy, International PMOs and Project Management 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1717 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/strategy%2Cinternationalpmosandprojectmanagement/
                        The purpose of the course is to help prepare future managers/leaders to work within the field of PMOs (Project Management Office), project, program and portfolio management. Also, the course is for future managers/leaders who want to understand more about the topic before moving into a functional position in an organization. This course will help you gain the skills to become an effective PMO, project, program or portfolio manager with a good understanding of different perspectives, approaches, frameworks and techniques.  Ie. 
                        1. Understand how to successfully lead, innovate, and run PMOs, projects, programs and portfolios in a dynamic environments.
                        2. Know the building blocks for strategy formulation, strategy execution, partnerships and how to write and implement successful business cases.
                        For Further Information 
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Sustainable Heritage Management

                        Sustainable Heritage Management

                        Master (2 years) of Sustainable Heritage Management, 120 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4000 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/sustainable-heritage-management/

                        Description

                        The MA programme in Sustainable Heritage Management at Aarhus University provides you with the competencies you need to meet the many challenges of contemporary heritage management.  

                        Working with cultural and natural heritage means thinking critically and deeply about the links between humanity and its past. But heritage is also an integral part of the present and a potential resource for the future. Through your engagement with theory and practice, you will gain the skills you need to work in the exciting, expanding, and increasingly complex heritage field. You will be trained in a uniquely interdisciplinary environment to designate, assess, understand, and sustain heritage and to develop, revise, and innovate the future shape of the sector.

                        Career Opportunities    

                        Graduates in Sustainable Heritage Management are qualified for a number of job markets and industries, depending on area of interest and specialisation. Recent graduates are working in the museum and archi­val sectors, in planning and development agencies, and in bodies within resource management and capacity building, as well as in tourism and the artistic and creative industries.  

                        About the Degree

                        The Sustainable Heritage Management programme qualifies you to analyse and respond to the opportunities, responsibilities, and ethical implications of heritage work, providing not only a sophisticated academic framework, but also a practice-based set of skills. You will learn to tackle the future challenges of heritage management on the local and the global scale.  .

                        Heritage studies and heritage management are a highly interdiscipli­nary field, drawing on methodologies and theoretical frameworks from a cross-section of disciplines. Sustainable heritage management at AU is anchored in an interdisciplinary research environment based in the archaeology department but also engaging with scholars from anthro­pology, intellectual history, aesthetics, history, museology, cultural studies, evolutionary studies, and digital design.  

                        Thus during your studies you will work not only with material forms of cul­tural heritage, but also with textual data and, not least, people and their various perceptions of heritage. The programme revolves around and intersects with the new Moesgaard Museum some ten kilometres south of Aarhus, and this university museum environment affords unique col­laborative opportunities for students and staff.
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                        Admission  

                        To find out more about admission to the MA in Sustainable Heritage Management please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here →  http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Aarhus

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                        Technology Based Business Development

                        Technology Based Business Development

                        Master (2 years) of Technology Based Business Development (In Engineering), 120 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting Engineering

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Herning
                        Duration 2 years
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Erasmus Yes
                        Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/technology-based-business-development/

                        Description

                        Businesses today face issues of rapid innovation and change that have led to increased demand for graduates with a thorough understanding of engineering practices, and of new support technologies for business model innovation. On the MSc in Technology Based Business Develop­ment you will learn to collect, generate, understand and assess new technological knowledge, new business opportunities and new central technologies for companies. 

                        Career Opportunities  

                        Graduates will be able to generate innovative product concepts, business concepts and business areas. The Technology Based Business Development programme is an excellent foundation for a career as an innovation manager, technical sales manager, product manager, business developer or R&D project manager. 

                        About the Degree

                        During the first and second semesters, the MSc programme applies theories, models and concepts to real-life problems. These first two semesters give you the opportunity to work on assignments that originate with a company and may also be carried out within the same context. In the third and fourth semesters, students can intensify their engagement with a company so that most of their credits are gained in the corporate environment. The company could also be the student’s own start-up company within the framework of our business incubator. 

                        The MSc in Technology Based Business Development is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environment. Teaching is conducted as a combination of traditional lectures, teamwork, individual study, and empirical investigations using observation and interviews. Collaborating in small groups on projects gives students the chance to make the most of the international student environment.

                        Admission

                        To find out more about admission to the MSc in Technology Based Business Development please visit the programme’s website.

                        In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
                        Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

                        Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

                        To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →
                         http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

                        Tuition

                        Please read more about tuition fee here → http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

                        For Further Information

                        Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.ufm.dk/.

                        You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

                        About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



                        EU/EEA

                        Application date
                        Sep 15
                        Start date
                        Feb 01

                        EU/EEA/Swiss

                        Application date
                        Mar 01
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        All

                        Application date
                        Sep 15
                        Start date
                        Feb 01

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                        Application date
                        Jan 15
                        Start date
                        Sep 01

                        Herning

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                        Text - Memory - Monument 2018

                        Text - Memory - Monument 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/text%2Cmemory%2Cmonument/

                        The Renaissance Humanism of 15th century Italy became formative for many of the central ideas of modern Europe. New directions in politics, philosophy and science originated, developed and spread through the Humanist movement. Arbitrarily enough this movement was staged by its founding fathers as a return to antiquity and the ideals that were to be called Classical. In the course Text Memory Monument we examine this movement, its use of the past, and its expressions in art and literature.  

                        The aim of this course is to provide you with a broad, interdisciplinary insight into the Italian Renaissance Humanism, its central ideas, media, and mechanisms through studies of the literary and visual culture of the period. You will be reading Petrarch and Castiglione, marveling at works by Michelangelo and Bramante, discussing inscriptions, prints and manuscripts as well as Neo-Platonism and self-fashioning together with students from several disciplines under the guidance of international experts. On occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, the course also examines its effect on the Roman Church through its art and literature.   

                        The course has two phases: 15 May-8 July: During this first, virtual part of the course, you will obtain digital access to the course curriculum that you are expected to read before you go to Rome. You are also expected to formulate a research question and start working on your assignment during this period. In order to assist this process you will be assigned a supervisor. S/he will help you develop your research question and supplement the general reading list with relevant literature for your particular topic.  10-23 July: on-site part in Rome, Italy: We take advantage of the setting to learn from works of art, architecture, inscriptions and manuscripts around Rome in a combination of excursions, lectures and tutorials.  The exam is a take-home assignment on a topic of your own choice. As basis for the exam paper students are required to compose individual syllabi with the help of their supervisor.  Submission date: 20 August

                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 09

                        Aarhus

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                        The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN) 2018

                        The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN) 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Health care, social services, and care services Interdisciplinary Studies Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1313 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 2018 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/theinterdisciplinarysummerschoolonneuroimaging%28issn%29/

                        Cognitive neuroscience is an emerging interdisciplinary field of study, which is concerned with the neural substrate of mental processes. It is at the intersection of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience, combining theories of cognitive psychology with modern neuroscience methodologies. The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of modern theories of brain organization and functioning and how these relate to cognitive processes in both healthy and pathological populations. A specific focus this year will be on the bi-directional relationship between psychosocial factors and diseases. Thus, we will investigate mechanisms of various diseases including heart disease, cancer, mental diseases and the common cold. This will give the students an in-depth understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of a wide variety of approaches in the investigation of brain-cognition processes

                        The students will be evaluated on a literature review and research proposal based on a pre-determined topic done in small groups in which they will need to apply theories and methodologies relevant to the field of cognitive neuroscience. At the end of the course, students will present their projects.  Our International guest lecturer will be Professor Yori Gidron. Yori Gidron trained in Israel and later in Canada and has taught in Israel, Portugal, the Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom. He is now a professor at the Free Dutch-speaking University of Brussels in Behavioral Medicine studying health and biological psychology and cancer. In his research, he has focused on the function of the vagus nerve and has shown in several high impact studies that the activity of this nerve plays an important role in the prediction of the outcome of the cancer.  The course will be very interactive and include ongoing search tasks and debates. At the end of the course the student will be able to:
                        • Present and discuss theoretical backgrounds of cognitive psychology and neuroscience and their relationship
                        • Describe common research methods within the field of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience.  
                        • Evaluate findings within the field of cognitive psychology and neuroscience.
                        • Critically review scientific publications dealing with cognitive neuroscience.
                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 16

                        Aarhus

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                        The Use of the Past in Italian Renaissance Culture 2018

                        The Use of the Past in Italian Renaissance Culture 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/theuseofthepastinitalianrenaissanceculture/

                        The Renaissance Humanism of 15th century Italy became formative for many of the central ideas of modern Europe. New directions in politics, philosophy and science originated, developed and spread through the Humanist movement. Arbitrarily enough this movement was staged by its founding fathers as a return to antiquity and the ideals that were to be called Classical. In the course The Use of the Past in Italian Renaissance Culture we examine this movement, its use of the past, and its expressions in art and literature.  The aim of this course is to provide you with a broad, interdisciplinary insight into the Italian Renaissance Humanism, its central ideas, media, and mechanisms through studies of the literary and visual culture of the period. You will be reading Petrarch and Castiglione, marveling at works by Michelangelo and Bramante, discussing inscriptions, prints and manuscripts as well as Neo-Platonism and self-fashioning together with students from several disciplines under the guidance of international experts. On occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, the course also examines its effect on the Roman Church through its art and literature.    The course has two phases:

                        15 May-8 July: During this first, virtual part of the course, you will obtain digital access to the course curriculum that you are expected to read before you go to Rome. You are also expected to formulate a research question and start working on your assignment during this period. In order to assist this process you will be assigned a supervisor. S/he will help you develop your research question and supplement the general reading list with relevant literature for your particular topic.  

                        9-21 July: on-site part in Rome, Italy: We take advantage of the setting to learn from works of art, architecture, inscriptions and manuscripts around Rome in a combination of excursions, lectures and tutorials.  

                        The exam is a take-home assignment on a topic of your own choice. As basis for the exam paper students are required to compose individual syllabi with the help of their supervisor.  Submission date: 20 August


                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 09

                        Aarhus

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                        Understanding European Union Politics 2018

                        Understanding European Union Politics 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Law, public administration, public order and safety

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1460 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 692 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/understandingofeuropeanunionpolitics/
                        From the outside, the European Union (EU) often gives the impression of being a messy political unit. Just think about the recent refugee crisis. Almost on a daily basis the public learned about new proposals to tackle the crisis from different politicians representing the European Commission, the European Council, and the European Parliament. While the Commission proposed a strategy to resettle refugees to share the burden across member states, many members of the European Council and the European Parliament disapproved the proposal. In general, it seems that decision-making at the EU level suffers because too many actors and institutions are involved in the process. Yet, the EU is also regarded as a successful political project that not only secured peace between European nation states but also increased the wealth of their societies. These contrasting experiences raise a fundamental question. Why is the EU tremendously successful in some areas, while it completely fails in others?

                        To answer the question, we take a close look at the history, institutions, decision-making processes, and policy areas of the EU. Using a variety of teaching and learning activities such as impulse lectures, panel discussions, policy simulations and quizzes this course offers a research-based and also applied insight into how the EU works. By the end of the course, participants know about the nature and role of the EU, its policy-making processes, and central institutions. In sum, participants gather important knowledge about the EU that they can use in future jobs or as a foundation for further specialization in EU politics.

                        Target audience
                        The course is open to Bachelor students with little or no prior knowledge about the EU.
                          

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Understanding Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) 2018

                        Understanding Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/understandingmutualfundsandexchangetradedfunds/

                        For anyone interested in analyzing securities or managing investment portfolios the knowledge of investment companies is essential.  All three type of investment companies, namely open-end (OEFs), closed-end (CEFs) and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are garnering increasing assets under their management and oversight.  This course will provide you with a good understanding of all three such investment companies. It will include a unique mix of discussion of the theory behind the design of these vehicles and challenges faced by practitioners in the implementation and management of these funds.  Specifically, you will learn how these companies are designed and operated.  We will also study why they are so popular with investors and you will develop an understanding of various strategies undertaken by these companies.  This includes a comparison of passive, aggressive and hybrid (smart beta or rules based) investment strategies.  With respect to ETFs a significant portion of the course will be dedicated to the design and benefits of ETFs.  We will also discuss the peculiarities and special features of sector and leveraged ETFs that investors need to take into account when investing in such securities.  Learning will take place through quizzes, term paper and presentation of term paper findings and an open book final exam.


                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
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                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 03

                        Aarhus

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                        Viking Age Scandinavia 2018

                        Viking Age Scandinavia 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/vikingagescandinavia/

                        Why Viking Age Scandinavia? During the Viking Age (c. 750-1050 AD), peoples from Scandinavia suddenly entered the scene of the world known at the time and were to leave their mark in European history. Beyond the clichés of the pagan warrior, raiding and plundering, the Viking Age stands as a dramatic but also formative period documented by a wealth of written accounts and archaeological remains. Sailors and explorers from Scandinavia discovered and colonized Iceland, Greenland and North America, hereby expanding the borders of the known world. They also contributed to the development of trading networks and to complex political games and alliances across Western and Eastern Europe, from Ireland to the Caliphate in Bagdad. At the same time, the societies in the Viking homelands, which later would become Denmark, Norway and Sweden, experienced fundamental cultural, religious and political transformations. In this course, we will explore the Viking age as a complex and multi-facetted phenomenon, to get closer to the roots of our never ceasing fascination for this page of European history.


                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
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                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Vision, Decision and Leadership 2018

                        Vision, Decision and Leadership 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Economics, commerce, management and accounting

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 858 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 346 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/vision%2Cdecisionandleadership/
                        Vision is the most essential ingredient of leadership. This course illustrates how visions arise out of collective decision-making, naturally leading to socially accepted leadership. Visions are based on business narratives that provide a coherent interpretation of the past pointing towards a direction for the future. This course understands the emergence of business narratives with the aid of established decision theories from economics, sociology, group psychoanalysis, management and cognitive science. This course covers the following topics:
                        1. Alternative theories of collective decision-making from economics, sociology, group psychoanalysis, management and cognitive science: Rational decision-making, group and social pressures, instinct-based decision-making, bounded rationality.
                        2. The Garbage Can Model of organizational choice. A computer-based simulation showing unexpected organizational outcomes of individual behavior.
                        3. Decision-making as coherence-seeking. Arranging available evidence into networks of causal relations in order to arrive at shared decisions.
                        4. Visions and narratives. Constructing coherent interpretations of the past that provide orientation for the future. Positive and negative organizational narratives.
                        5. Leadership based on a shared vision. Collective foundations of individual leadership. Leadership, organizational identity and pride
                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
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                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Visual Anthropology Today: Infrastructures for Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing 2018

                        Visual Anthropology Today: Infrastructures for Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/visualanthropologytoday%3Ainfrastructuresforweeing%2Cthinkingandknowing/

                        The course gives students a thorough introduction to visual anthropology from film and photography to digital video and social media. The course participants will presented for classic and recent literature on film and photographic means, history and applications that allow them to produce, discuss and analyze the (audio) visual representations aesthetically and scientifically. The students will be introduced to visual anthropology through reading of the central methodological and analytical texts, and introduced to a variety of new, specific examples of participatory opportunities that digital anthropology and new media offer in social science research.The students will be working practically and analytically in the urban space with thematic tasks in cooperation with a number of partners in the European Capital of Culture 2017 
                          

                        For Further Information
                        You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk


                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 30

                        Aarhus

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                        Visual Culture and Computational Thinking 2018

                        Visual Culture and Computational Thinking 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 3 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/visualcultureandcomputationalthinking/
                        Today’s visual culture is heavily dominated by digitalization and computation: Not only are the majority of images that we look at digitally created and/or presented, they are also circulated and modified digitally, and this influences how we handle and understand images. The course allows students to work on two overall and interrelated strands: How do we understand and analyse digital and computational images (from private Snapchats to CCTV in public space and satellite maps in the daily TV weather report)? And how do new technologies alter the way we understand and use images on a more general, cultural level? For instance: What are the cultural implications of fact that traditional maps are now split into Google street view imagery on the one hand and pure GPS-data on the other? Or, what do we consider to be a visually accurate portrait of person today – a selfie or a graph showing the person’s biometric data? The course is aimed at students from the field of visual culture (including e.g. art history, visual anthropology etc.) as well as students from computational/digital fields. Through the course, visual culture students will gain better understanding of the practical, analytical, and theoretical implications computational thinking poses to visual culture, and student from computational/digital fields will gain a better understanding of images and visual culture.  The course will apply a cross-disciplinary approach that enables students from different disciplines to mutually benefit from exchanging existing knowledge, but students are not required to have cross-disciplinary experience prior to the course. The course combines the study of visual culture with the broad field of computational thinking, understanding and reflexion.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

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                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 23

                        Aarhus

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                        Visual Media Production: Making Short Fiction Films 2018

                        Visual Media Production: Making Short Fiction Films 2018

                        Summer School of , 10 ECTS
                        Architecture, design and visual arts Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 4 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1373 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 830 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/visualmediaproduction-makingshortfilms/

                        This is a hands-on, learning-by-doing production course, in which participants will make two short fiction films with guidance and feedback at every stage of the creative process. The main focus is on storytelling though production values will of course also count.

                        Students will work in teams, with generally five participants per group, and in addition to learning basic principles of script development, will gain experience with such tasks as casting, location scouting, directing actors, camera work, lighting, sound recording, editing, etc.

                        There will be instruction in the use of our semi–professional cameras and editing program, and no previous experience with production equipment is necessary.

                        After a few introductory lectures, the course will consist primarily of group work with feedback from the teacher and professional filmmakers. There will be no exam per se. Grades will be based on the productions and a report, 6-8 pages per participant.

                        This course can count as a HUMfag and all discussions will be conducted in English.

                        The first class meeting will be held on July 16th and the last one on August 10th. Between those dates, there will be work virtually every day. The reports will be due on August 17 but will be sent as electronic files and participants in the course will not have to remain in Aarhus after August 10th.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity
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                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Jul 16

                        Aarhus

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                        Wind Power Summer School - In cooperation with Vestas Wind Systems A/S & Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S 2018

                        Wind Power Summer School - In cooperation with Vestas Wind Systems A/S & Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S 2018

                        Summer School of , 5 ECTS
                        Agriculture and environment Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

                        Institution Aarhus University (AU)
                        Campus Aarhus
                        Duration 2 weeks
                        Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
                        Website http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/windpowersummerschool/
                        Are you interested in getting an insight into the latest developments in wind power along with other international and Danish students during your summer vacation? In close cooperation with representatives from the wind turbine industry in Denmark, Aarhus University School of Engineering offers a summer course with focus on wind turbine technology in August 2018 in Denmark. The purpose of the summer course is to enable participants to apply their engineering competences to wind turbine technology problems and gain an insight into the functioning of turbines and the interaction between the different sub-components and their demand profiles. The summer course's main focus is on mechanics and power engineering problems. A considerable part of the course will be carried out in cooperation with the Danish wind turbine industry. Also, part of the teaching will be conducted by the cooperating companies.   


                        Admission requirements 

                        The summer school welcomes you who:
                        • are studying to become an engineer - on Bachelor's or Master's level
                        • have a great interest in wind turbine technology
                        • will finish your engineering education within the next year
                        • have educational competences within machine design, structural dynamics, mechatronics or power engineering
                        • are a PhD student or a young engineer with experience from the wind energy sector 
                         andidates will be selected based on the following five criteria: academic profile, grades, practical experience, proficiency in English and motivation.

                        For Further Information You can find more information on the programme here www.au.dk/summeruniversity

                        If you have any questions regarding the programme please write summeruniversity@au.dk



                        Summer

                        Application date
                        Mar 15
                        Start date
                        Aug 12