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Arrival and Departure - January 2020

Arrival

All students are expected to arrive in time to start classes Monday morning January 6. For students who arrive during the week prior to classes or during the weekend, Aarhus BSS will host a casual social event on the Sunday. 

Departure

The exam finishes around 1 pm on Friday January 17. After the exam Aarhus BSS will host a Farewell reception which will finish around 2 pm. 

What to bring?

Personal computer

All students are required to bring a PC (or Mac) as well as a power cord and an extension cord. This is mandatory and required to attend the onsite exam. Please note that tablets and Chromebooks are not compatible with the online exam system. Please see additional PC and Mac requirements. 

Warm clothes

Winters in Denmark can be cold. Make sure to bring appropriate clothing, including a warm coat or parka, gloves and a hat. 

Location

All three courses will be taugh in the Nobel park at the main Campus in Aarhus: 

  • Climate law – international and EU law in context: Building 1481 - room 231 (tbc)
  • Danish and European Business in a Global Perspective: Building 1481 - room 237  (tbc)    
  • Branding and Advertising in Complex Markets: Building 1483 - room 354  (tbc)
  • Behavioral Economics: The psychology of decision making (rooms tbc) 

You can find further directions using the AU Map at au.dk/kort

Most busses as well as the tram will take you from down town to the corner of the university park in less than 10 minutes. 

About Aarhus BSS

Aarhus BSS - School of Business and Social Sciences at Aarhus University - is a broad business school and one of the four faculties at Aarhus University.

With approx. 14,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, almost 250 PhD students and more than 500 academic staff members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe. Furthermore, it is the largest business and social sciences unit in Denmark at university level with a broad academic base. Aarhus BSS has been awarded the AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditations.

Travelling to Aarhus

There are many ways of reaching Aarhus from abroad. The most common ways are:

  • Flying to Copenhagen and then taking a connecting flight to Aarhus Airport (30 minutes), and then the airport shuttle to downtown Aarhus (45 minutes). 

  • Flying to Copenhagen and then taking a train or bus from Copenhagen Airport to Aarhus. The train ride takes approximately 3 hours. The bus will depart from Copenhagen city centre and take you approximately 4 hours. 

  • Flying to Billund International Airport and then taking the airport shuttle (1 ½ hours) to downtown Aarhus.

Acceptance letters and visa

All accepted students will receive an formal acceptance letter in November. 

Students who need a visa to enter Denmark will also receive a visa invitation letter in November. Only students from countries with a visa requirement will need to apply for a visa prior to coming to Denmark. 

On the New to Denmark website you can see an overview of countries with a visa requirement. 

Public transportation in Aarhus / Denmark

In Aarhus it is easy to get around by bus. You can buy a single ride ticket on the bus. It is cash only and costs 20 DKK. Many busses will take you from the city to the university (Corner of Nordre Ringgade and Randersvej/Nørrebrogade). 

If you are planning to take the bus more often you may wish to purchase a "Rejsekort Anonymous" (Electronic Travel Card). The travel card costs DKK 80 (non-refundable) and can be used in buses and trains all over Denmark. 

When using the travel card, it is important to remember that you need to check in and out when entering/exiting the bus. In most busses, you can enter/exit through all doors.

Find out where you can purchase the travel card at: Rejsekort.dk

Accommodation during your stay

Each is responsible for organising accomodation during the stay. There are plenty of options available in and around Aarhus city centre including:

Visit Aarhus also has an extensive compilation of Bed & Breakfasts in the Aarhus area.

About Aarhus and Denmark

Aarhus

Aarhus has a population of 320,000 and is centrally located in Denmark and Northern Europe. The city's business development, its research and educational activities, the environment as well as the cultural and leisure activities offered, combine with its strategic location to make Aarhus the most important economic growth area in Denmark.  

Learn more about Aarhus at:

Denmark

Denmark is a small Scandinavian country with a population of 5.7 million people. What Denmark lacks in size, however, is more than made up for in strategic location, political stability and quality of living, culture and education.

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