Programs : Brochure
|UW Study Abroad Program Manager:||renesm, shannonq|
|UW Study Abroad Program Manager:||renesm, shannonq|
|Academic Term||Summer Quarter (A-Term)|
|Summer Quarter (B-Term)|
|Credits||2-5 UW Credits (5-10 ECTS) per quarter|
|Prerequisites||Current undergraduate student|
|Program Manager||Mike Renes | email@example.com|
|Priority Application Deadline||March 15|
|General||Aarhus University is well known for its programs in social sciences, but interested students may also select courses from a variety of other fields including arts and sciences. Students participating in this program will study in a beautiful coastal city that combines urban living with spectacular natural surroundings.|
Denmark is located in the southernmost part of Europe and is known as the “gateway” of Scandinavia. It is a secure country with low crime rates, Danes are relaxed and welcoming, have a great command of the English language, and are commonly known as the “happiest people in the world.” Standard of living in Denmark is high, with the medical treatments, employee salaries, and the Danish welfare system keeping its communities happy and healthy.
Aarhus, originally founded by the Vikings in the 8th century, is Denmark's second largest city with a population of more than 300,000. It has all the advantages and resources of a big city while keeping to a manageable size, and consequently everything in Aarhus is within biking distance.
Aarhus is also Denmark's youngest city in terms of the average age of its inhabitants. This is clearly evident along the canal in the city center, where the student population frequents the many cafés and restaurants packed tightly along the canal. Residents also enjoy the many outdoor opportunities the city has to offer including several city parks, beautiful beaches and tranquil forests.
Prerequisites and Language Requirements
Prerequisites for this program may vary depending on the course selected by the student. Therefore, students are encouraged to thoroughly read the course description webpage prior to applying for a particular course. In general, applicants must be current undergraduate students and must have some level of English proficiency as most of the courses are taught in English.
You will approx. receive 2 - 5 UW credits per quarter. How our office will determine the amount is through our Credit Conversion Scale for the program.
If you would like some assistance, schedule an appointment with one of our Program Assistants here
AU Summer University offers a large variety of courses within the fields of Arts, Business and Economics, Business Communication, Political Science and Law, Health, Science and Technology. All courses are taught in English by Aarhus University faculty. In general, students can expect rigorous academic content, followed by application to real-world challenges.
Students can begin their search for courses right here: Aarhus University course catalog
If you’re looking for a record of how courses from this institution have been transferred in the past, visit the credit equivalency database to help you determine what foreign courses might satisfy your academic needs here at the UW.
For more information about receiving credits for your study abroad, visit Earning credits abroad.
Students have the option of residing in AU accommodation or finding their own housing in Aarhus.
AU offers two type of accommodation for summer university students:
The UW Study Abroad Office can't officially advise you about visas.
The volume and diversity of students participating, the shifting requirements of foreign governments, and the complexity of these applications make it impossible for us to accurately advise you on immigration policies.
If your program requires a visa, documentation will be provided from your host institution after your acceptance.
Included in the program fee:
The Study Abroad fees will be posted to your MyUW student account and can be paid the same way that you pay tuition and other fees. Check your MyUW Account periodically for due dates. Students must pay the course-related fees directly through the Aarhus University Summer program application.
Consult our Scholarships page to learn about UW-based and national scholarships. The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards can help you learn about additional opportunities.
We understand that figuring out your finances for study abroad can be complicated and we are here to help. Here are some ways to find additional support:
The study abroad application includes a personal statement, three short answer questions, one recommendation from a professor or TA, and electronic signature documents related to UW policies and expectations for study abroad. Following the online application process, you may be contacted by the program director for an in-person interview. Once an admission decision has been made regarding your application, you will be notified by the study abroad system via email.
To be eligible to study abroad, you must complete the mandatory pre-departure orientation facilitated by UW Study Abroad. Visit your study abroad homepage to complete this mandatory orientation. You must also attend any program-specific orientations offered by the program director.
UW Study Abroad Office also offers several optional orientations aimed at preparing you for your study abroad experience. You can visit the Orientation section of our website to view the current schedule and to register for any optional orientation sessions that pique your interest.
Orientation must be completed prior to the enrollment deadline for the quarter that you are studying abroad.
The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and education for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation for this program, contact Disability Resources for Students at least 8 weeks in advance of your departure date. Contact info at disability.uw.edu.
The UW Study Abroad Fee is non-refundable once the payment contract has been submitted. Students withdrawing from a program may also be responsible for paying a percentage of the program fee depending on the date of withdrawal. More details about the withdrawal policy are included in your payment contract. Note that no part of the program fee is refundable once the program has begun.
The date of withdrawal is considered the business day a withdrawal form is received by UW Study Abroad. Notice of withdrawal from the program must be made in writing by completing the following steps:
Visit the Withdrawals section of our website for more information.