AARHUS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences

Location

Aarhus, Denmark 

Website

bss.au.dk

Availability

Available for UniSA Business students only


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    In 2011 Aarhus University, merged its Aarhus School of Business with the Faculty of Social Sciences to create a broad business school capable of contributing not only to the traditional business education but to solving the grand business and societal challenges. The interdisciplinary merge allows for innovative research and educational activities and thus differentiating the school from most traditional business schools and remaining competitive in local and global markets. 
     
    Now known as the Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences (Aarhus BSS) and located in the heart of Aarhus city, Aarhus BSS is in the top 1% of business schools worldwide, holding the Triple Crown title for receiving accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. One of the largest business schools in Europe, Aarhus BSS offers an internationally oriented suite of programs whilst maintaining a Scandinavian style. 
     
    While on exchange at Aarhus, students can sign up for a Danish course at the local language centre during their free time. 

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    Aarhus, located on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula, is the second largest city in Denmark after Copenhagen. It has a population of 320,000 and is centrally located in Denmark and Northern Europe.

    Aarhus has more than 40,000 students in the city, making it the youngest city in Denmark while historically being one of the oldest. The city's business development, its research and educational activities, the environment as well as the cultural and leisure activities offered, combine with its strategic location to make Aarhus an important economic growth area in Denmark. In 2017, the city was named the European Capital of Culture.

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    • Tivoli Gardens 
    • Nyhavn 
    • National Museum of Denmark
    • Statens Museum for Kunst
    • Christiansborg Palace 
    • Frederiksborg Palace 
    • LEGO House 
    • Oresund Bridge 
    • Lyngby Open-Air Museum (Frilandsmuseet) 
    • Kronborg Slot 
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    Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe. This southernmost country in Scandinavia includes an archipelago of 443 named islands as well as the autonomous terrority of Greenland. Denmark lies south of Sweden and Norway, and shares its southern border with Germany. Denmark has a population of 5.8 million people, with 1.9 million living in and around the capital city Copenhagen.

    Nearly 90% of Denmark's population is of Danish descent, with the remaining coming from across Europe and the Middle East. Danish is the predominant language, with Greenlandic and Faroese also being spoken, particularly by the ethnic groups of those respective areas. Most people in Denmark will also have familiarity with German and English, making it easy for you to get around.

    Denmark boasts an impressive array of museums, art galleries, castles, and ancient sites for those interested in learning more about Scandinavian culture and history. Aarhus, Denmark's second largest city, ranks in many 'top European destination' lists, with vibrant nightlife and some of Denmark's best universities. Denmark is a country renowned for the ease of cycling – it is incredibly flat and has infrastructure for cyclists which makes it amazingly easy for you to explore the country!

    Aarhus is a top destination for architecture connoisseurs with stunning modern architecture to see. Visit this country and you will be spoilt for things to do and see, such as visiting beautiful old towns in the heart of modern cities, visiting some of Europe's best carnivals and music festivals, exploring up-and-coming fashion houses, and going to the beach in summer!

    Did you know?

    The concept of 'hygge' which can be roughly translated to being cosy or feeling well in the presence of your loved ones in a homely environment, has long been considered part of the Danish national character. Denmark is consistently ranked among the top 10 happiest countries in the world.

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Aarhus Factsheet

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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Fall semester (SP5)
August to December/January

Spring semester (SP2)
January to June


Aarhus Factsheet

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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Weather
Autumn/Winter: 0°c to 11°c 
Spring/Summer: 13°c to 22°c

Currency
Kr.  Danish Krone (DKK) 

Local language/s
Danish


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    Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences does not offer airport pick up. Students will need to make their own way to the campus from Aarhus Airport. 
     
    There are many ways of reaching Aarhus from abroad. The most common ways are: 

    • Flying to Copenhagen and then taking a connecting flight to Aarhus Airport (30 minutes), and then the airport shuttle to downtown Aarhus (45 minutes).  
    • Flying to Copenhagen and then taking a train or bus from Copenhagen Airport to Aarhus. The train ride takes approximately 3 hours. The bus will depart from Copenhagen city centre and take you approximately 4 hours.  
    • Flying to Billund International Airport and then taking the airport shuttle (1 ½ hours) to downtown Aarhus. 

    More information on how to get to the campus can be found here

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    Aarhus offers a variety of on-campus housing options such as dorms/shared houses either furnished/unfurnished from Student Housing Aarhus or AU Housing.  
     
    AU Housing guarantees housing for exchange students coming in the Spring semester. Those undertaking exchange in the Autumn semester should also consider other housing options as housing is not guaranteed. 
     
    More information on accommodation can be found here

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    As an exchange partner with the University of South Australia, you do not have to pay tuition fees to Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, instead you will pay tuition as you would normally at UniSA. Travel and living expenses are at your own cost. The table below gives an indication of costs you will incur: 

    Items Approximate Cost (AUD)
    Return flights from Adelaide $1600 
    Accommodation  from $500 per month 
    Meals/Groceries $400 to $600 per month 
    Transportation $80 to $100 per month 
    Entertainment and incidentals including phone, laundry etc. $500 to $800 per month 

    More information can be found here.

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    UniSA offers a generous travel grant of up to $2500 for a full semester exchange. You may also be eligible to receive an OS-HELP loan of up to $8000. For more information please see funding and scholarships website

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    UniSA offers travel insurance as part of your exchange for up to 270 days (can be extended up to 365 days). For more information please see travel insurance website.  
     
    Please click here to read the travel insurance policy. 
     
    A list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found here
     
    If you have any further questions about travel insurance, please contact the UniSA Insurance Office on 08 8302 1678. 

Aarhus Factsheet

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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Visa information

It is your responsibility to apply for your visa for your overseas study experience. You can refer to the relevant consulate regarding a specific countries visa requirement. UniSA is legally unable to provide visa advise. Please see below links for more information.   
 
Australian Government DFAT brief on Denmark is available here.  
  
Denmark embassy website can be found here
  
Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences student visa FAQ is available  here.  

Register your travel

To participate in an exchange experience, you must register your travel with International SOS (iSOS). We will provide instructions on how to do this throughout the process. 
 
UniSA has partnered with iSOS to offer our students medical, safety and security advice, referrals, emotional support and routine and emergency assistance when travelling or living abroad. 
 
For more information please visit the Travel Health and Safety Webpage
 
Before your departure, we strongly encourage you to visit the Smartraveller website
 
The website contains important information you need to know about travel documents, up to date travel advisories on destinations you may be travelling to on behalf of the University, travel tips and more. 

Aarhus Factsheet

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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Aarhus Summer  AND WINTER PROGRAM

Aarhus summer and winter program offers a large variety of courses within the fields of Arts, Business and Economics, Business Communication, Political Science and Law, Health, Science and Technology at bachelor's and master's level. Learning business in Denmark’s central business region is an opportunity that should not be missed!

Aarhus BSS Winter School
Location:
Aarhus, Denmark
UniSA application deadline:
 TBA
Program dates:
6th January to 7th January 2020
Credit: 
10 ECTS
 Duration: 
3 weeks
Eligibility:
All students must meet short-term exchange selection criteria and any host institution requirements.
Credit notes:

7.5 ECTS is equal to 4.5 UniSA units
Students must complete either two x 5 ECTS courses, or one x 10 ECTS course.
Students will only be able to attend one course at a time since all courses are intensive courses. The portfolio of courses will differ in workload, duration, credits awarded, and level depending on the academic focus area.
5 ECTS courses have a workload of between 125 - 150 hours with teaching taking place between 2-4 weeks. 10 ECTS courses have a workload between 250 - 300 hours with teaching taking place between 3-4 weeks.

Other Information:

This program is part of the UniSA exchange agreement. UniSA students are eligible for a tuition-free place, dependant on availability – other program fees apply, see partner website for details.

Available to Undergraduate students only.

Program brochure
AU Summer University
Location:
Aarhus, Denmark
UniSA application deadline:
 TBA
Program dates:
Term 1: 6th July to 24th July 
Term 2: 27th July to 14th August
Credit: 
10 ECTS
 Duration: 
3 weeks
Eligibility:
All students must meet short-term exchange selection criteria and any host institution requirements. This program is available to UniSA Business students only. 
Credit notes:

7.5 ECTS is equal to 4.5 UniSA units.
Students must complete either two x 5 ECTS courses, or one x 10 ECTS course.
Students will only be able to attend one course at a time since all courses are intensive courses. The portfolio of courses will differ in workload, duration, credits awarded, and level depending on the academic focus area.
5 ECTS courses have a workload of between 125 - 150 hours with teaching taking place between 2-4 weeks. 10 ECTS courses have a workload between 250 - 300 hours with teaching taking place between 3-4 weeks.

Other Information:

This program is part of the UniSA exchange agreement. UniSA students are eligible for a tuition-free place, dependant on availability – other program fees apply, see partner website for details. Available to both Undergraduate and Graduate students.

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