Aarhus Universitet

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world rank  192

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University Overview

Established in 1928, Aarhus Universitet (Aarhus University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Aarhus (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Central Denmark Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): København, Herning. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet (Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark), Aarhus Universitet (AU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aarhus Universitet (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 92 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Aarhus University
Acronym AU
Founded 1928
Motto Solidum petit in profundis
Seek a firm footing in the depths

University Location

Address Nordre Ringgade 1
Aarhus (population range: 250,000-499,999)
8000 Central Denmark Region
T +45 8942 1111
F +45 8619 7029
Other locations København, Herning

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Fredrik Nielsens vej 5
Risskov 8240
+45 8715 0720

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Aarhus Universitet's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development EFMD-EQUIS
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Association of MBAs ABA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network
  • Coimbra Group
  • EuroScience

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020