Courses for Exchange students

Deadline for submitting your online Course Selection Form

Autumn Semester 

In late April (dates to be confirmed), you can access the 'Course Selection Form for incoming exchange students' in the Application Portal. You will receive an email once the Course Selection Form is available. 

The deadline to submit the Course Selection Form is: April 30, 2020 (deadline to be confirmed) 

Spring Semester

Between October 22 and October 31, 2019 you can access the 'Course Selection Form for incoming exchange students' in the Application Portal. You will receive an email once the Course Selection Form is available. 

The deadline to submit the Course Selection Form is: October 31, 2019

Preparing your online Course Selection Form

Please carefully read and follow the instructions in the relevant Bachelor Guidelines or Master Guidelines before completing the online 'Course Selection Form for incoming exchange students' in the Application portal.

Be aware that you can only take courses from the relevant Bachelor Course List or Master Course List and you must follow the accompanying Guidelines. 

NB: Please be aware that courses may be cancelled and that minor changes in the course list may occur. The course lists will be updated on a regular basis. 

Submitting your online Course Selection Form

Course Selection Form

In the Course Selection Form you will be asked to identify your Stay, and then choose your Faculty.

  • Your Stay is: Country - Home University - Subject area 
  • Your Faculty is: Aarhus BSS


Number of Courses / Credits

Please choose 60 ECTS in the online Course Selection Form. You must select your courses in order of priority, so that your first priority is Course 1, your second priority is Course 2, etc. If you live up to the pre-requisites and have followed the guidelines, you will be enrolled in 25 ECTS or 30 ECTS according to your priorities.

If you need to be enrolled in 30 ECTS please make sure that your top priorities (e.g. priority 1-4) equals 30 ECTS! 

Please note that as an exchange student you must enroll in 25 ECTS or 30 ECTS during your exchange semester. 30 ECTS is considered full time for regular degree-seeking students.   


Choosing courses in the online Course Selection Form

  1. Choose "UVA STADS Code" in the Filter
  2. Type in the "UVA STADS code" from Course List in the search field
  3. Confirm the chosen course
  4. Choose courses worth a total of 60 ECTS 
  5. Submit your Course Selection Form

Admission to Courses

Unless otherwise noted in the Course List, you are guarenteed admission to courses, if: 

  • You have followed the instructions in the Guidelines
  • You live up to the pre-requisite listed in the Course List
  • You apply by the deadline

Please note that if you fail to apply by the deadline, you are not guaranteed admission to any of the courses you apply for.

You will receive an email with the courses you are admitted to by the end of June. Please be aware that you cannot be admitted to more than 30 ECTS. 

Changing courses and Final Course Change deadline (add/drop date)

Autumn Semester

Around July 1, 2020 you will receive an email with information on how to check your personal timetable and how to change courses. All course changes will be handled via email. Course changes will be processed after July 1, 2020. Please be aware that it might take several weeks to process your course changes. 

Final course change deadline: Until September 11, 2020 you are allowed to request changes. After this date you will not be allowed to add or drop courses. 

More information will be availble in the Exchange Student Handbook: 

Student Handbook Autumn 2020 (to be published at a later date)

Spring Semester 

Around January 1, 2020 you will receive an email with information on how to check your personal timetable and how to change courses. All course changes will be handled via email. Course changes will be processed after January 1, 2020. 

Final course change deadline: Until February 7, 2020 you are allowed to request changes. After this date you will not be allowed to add or drop courses. 

More information will be available in the Exchange Student Handbook: 

Student Handbook Spring 2020

Erasmus Learning Agreement

Erasmus-students (most European students) will need to have an Erasmus Learning Agreement signed. The Learning Agreement can be signed once your course application has been processed and all your courses have been approved. You may send the Learning Agreement to bss.international@au.dk once your application has been processed.