Study Abroad, Exchange and Semester Stays for Aarhus University (AU) students

As a student at Aarhus University (AU), you have a unique opportunity to go on exchange, stay abroad and semester abroads through the university's own agreements. But what if you could broaden your horizons even further as a freemover? With Uniclub, you can study abroad on your own terms.

Aarhus University (AU)
Written by
Deni Isic

Applying for an Exchange Spot via Aarhus University (AU)

As a student at Aarhus University (AU), you have the chance to go on exchange as part of a semester abroad. Its essential to apply well in advance and research which universities your faculty at collaborates with. This involves selecting a host university, and preferably several, as there are limited spots available through exchange agreements.

You also have the option to pursue a study abroad program as a freemover. Or even better, apply both for an exchange spot and as a freemover, ensuring you a acceptance letter. You might wonder, what if you end up with multiple acceptance letters? Then you have the luxury of choice.

Not sure what a freemover is and how Uniclub can assist you in applying as one? Dont worry; we've summarized it below.

Benefits of Being a Freemover with Uniclub:

Greater Flexibility: As a freemover, youre not restricted to AUs partner universities. Explore a wider range of universities and courses that align with your interests and field of study. Also, enjoy a much more flexible application deadline.

Personal Guidance: Our advisors guide you through the entire process, from university selection to course pre-approval, application, financing, and preparation.

Financial Support: Even though you finance the tuition fee as a freemover, Uniclub assists in applying for the udlandsstipendium, SU, and prepares you to apply for grants.

Cultural Immersion: Experience student life as a full-time international student, delve deeper into local cultures and traditions, while enhancing your resume.

Guaranteed Admission: Fancy the idea of securing a spot abroad, possibly with a group of friends or a partner? Then the freemover option is tailor-made for you.

Exchange via Aarhus University (AU) vs. Study Abroad via Uniclub:

Study Abroad via Aarhus University (AU) Semesterstay via Uniclub
Choice of University Partners Choose between Uniclub's Partnerlist
Spaces Restricted Nominations Unrestricted
Grade Requirements High for popular destinations Englis Requirements only
Financing Erasmus
Application Process Early Deadlines Late applications acccepted

Read also: AU-students helping other student with planning their studies abroad

Where can I study abroad?

Uniclub collaborates with over 90 universities globally and assists many AU students every year in realizing their dreams of a stay abroad. Our universities are carefully selected for their academic excellence, strong international communities, and exciting destinations. Many of our partner universities rank among the world's top 100, and we offer spots at universities that AU doesn't have direct agreements with as well as universities AU collaborates with. AU students have particularly enjoyed securing spots at popular destinations such as:

  • Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia
  • Southern Cross University in Gold Coast, Australia
  • San Diego State University in San Diego, USA
  • Autonomous University of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain

Financing your semester abroad as a Student

Although a stay abroad abroad might seem expensive, there are many financing options. With Uniclub's help, you can find scholarships, grants, and other financing opportunities to make your stay affordable. Below are two different examples of how to finance a study abroad based on how much you receive in the udlandsstipendium. Even though the rates on overseas scholarships can vary based on what you study, all students are entitled to and to apply for grants from private foundations.

Contact us to learn more about your options

Remember, Uniclub's guidance is free. Drop us an email at or call 78 70 37 50 for personal guidance and answers to your questions.

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How do i get my Semester Abroad courses approved at Aarhus University (AU)?

You get your courses abroad pre-approved on Aarhus University (AU)'s intranet / web dashboard. We can guide you step-by-step with a video guide on how to acccess this, on your application Dashboard.

Can i get Udlandsstipendiet to study abroad?

If you are studying in as a student at you are entitled to Udlandsstipendiet for your studies abroad. The rates can vary greatly, depending on your studies and background, so feel free to get in touch or read about Scholarships in our Blog.

What can i Study Abroad?

Regardless of what you study in Denmark, there are certainly similar courses abroad. If you're unsure where you can study based on your field, your Uniclub advisor will send you the best suggestions.

How can i get grants for studies abroad?

You can get grants for your study abroad by convincing foundations and organizations that you have a genuine financing need. You do this by writing about your study abroad and goals in a motivational letter and a budget for the stay, clearly showing the foundations your financing need. There's also an option to purchase a complete grant package from Uniclub, where you get templates, examples, and a tailor-made list of grants you're eligible to apply for based on your background and profile.

Where can i study abroad as a Aarhus University (AU) student?

As a student from Aarhus University (AU) you are unrestricted - Uniclub collaborates with over 90 universities from 6 continents - Europe, North America , Australia, Asia, Africa, and South America. This means there's a high likelihood you'll find a country or region you've dreamt of living in for a while.

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