How to apply
Admission process for exchange students
Before you apply
First of all, you need to contact the International Office at your home institution about going on exchange. This is to ensure that your home institution has a bilateral exchange agreement with Business Academy Aarhus.
If your home institution does not have an agreement with Business Academy Aarhus, your International Office can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to explore the opportunity of entering into a bilateral agreement.
Please note that if you are a non-EU citizen, you must apply for a residence and work permit for students before you arrive in Denmark. We will obviously help you with this but processing can take can take a couple of months!
Application and deadlines
If you are selected by your home institution to study at Business Academy Aarhus, please fill in the appropriate application form.
For August intake (autumn semester)
Deadline is 1 May
For January intake (spring semester)
Deadline is 1 November
As part of your application you are required to submit a learning agreement which lists the programmes and subjects you wish to study at Business Academy Aarhus. This learning agreement must be approved by your home institution. Please note that you are not able to mix subjects across different programmes or different semesters.
You will also need to send an official transcript of your records from your home institution, in English and stating the ECTS credits (or equivalent) you have earned. This is essential in order to determine whether you are qualified for admission and so that Business Academy Aarhus can offer you the appropriate courses. Please have all this information ready by the application deadlines.
Regarding English language qualifications, exchange students are required to live up to these minimum requirements and must be able to document it:
- IELTS: 7-8
- TOEFL Internet based: 95
- TOEFL Paper based: 550
- Cambridge test: CAE A, B or C
- Oxford Placement test: 160 (min. 80 in each part)
- Oxford Online Placement test: C1 (min. 80 in each part)
This is obvioiusly not applicable to native speakers of English.
Housing for exchange students
If you wish our assistance in finding a place to stay in Aarhus, you must indicate this when you apply. We only have a limited number of rooms at our disposal and we might not be able to offer you accomodation.
Letter of admission
The processing of your application will take a few weeks, and if it is successful, you will receive an official “Letter of Admission” by e-mail from the International Office at Business Academy Aarhus.
We are a popular destination and are regrettably often unable to accept all students that apply. Each student will be contacted directly if they are not accepted.