The first step in the history of Aarhus University was taken in hired premises on 11 September 1928, when “University Studies in Jutland” was inaugurated with 64 students enrolled. The combined staff consisted of one professor and four senior associate professors. In 2018, the entire Aarhus University had approximately 38,000 students and 8,000 members of staff (full-time equivalent).
With more than half of its 40,000 students enrolled at Master’s or PhD level, Aarhus University is a graduate university. Today more than 12 per cent of our students are international. Among our students more than 120 nationalities are represented.
Aarhus University offers exciting career opportunities to researchers at every stage of their careers. Browse our PhD programmes and vacant junior and senior academic positions.
Kick-off your future and career during your studies by learning Danish, getting a part time job or acquiring other skills relevant to the job market. As a student at Aarhus University you have access to both the local Career Service Centre at your faculty and to career programme for all international students at Aarhus University such as HEADSTART or Future Talent Denmark.
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In Aarhus you don't live on campus. The residences are situated all over the Aarhus area – also in the outskirts, but always with public busses nearby. In all residences you have to cook and clean for yourself, and doing the laundry etc. is also your own responsibility. The residences are all very different. In some, you find rooms with shared bathroom and kitchen. In others, you find rooms with private bathroom, but you also find residences with studios where you have your own kitchen and bathroom.
Located in the northwest end of the University Park, The State and University Library provide scientific books and articles for all the faculties at Aarhus University. At the library you’ll find reading rooms and rooms for study groups while the top floor offers areas for relaxing.
It was supposed to be stressful. I've been having time of my life. Doing PhD at BTECH is one of my best decisions ever.
Education is free and a lot of teachers are really implicated. Aarhus is a lovely city to live in with a lot of opportunities, and it's usual to have a job alongside your studies. However there's a lack of International students , they sell it as an international education when it's not the case and they prioritize Danish students getting in the program. Some classmates...
Great approach to teaching. University facilities are very nice
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