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  • Locations: Aarhus, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Deadline Decision Date Approx. Host Institution Start Date Approx. Host Institution End Date
Winter 2019 10/03/2019 10/03/2019 02/07/2019 19/07/2019
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction at host institution: English
Program type: Global Winter Programs
About your Experience
Aarhus Summer 2019
Program details
  • Host institution: Aarhus University (AU)
  • Program dates:
    • Term 1: 02 July – 19 July 2019
    • Term 2: 22 July – 09 August 2019 (Note: not appropriate for students returning to Melb for Sem 2 2019!)
    • NOTE: Dates vary depending on course (see course details below)
  • Availability: up to 20 RMIT students
AU Summer University is Aarhus University’s summer school and takes place at one of Denmark's top universities. The program consists of a broad variety of courses, taught in English at Bachelor’s or Master’s level, within the fields of: Arts, Business and Economics, Media and Communication, Social Science and Law, Health, Science and Technology. See here for more information about the program, including its Social program.

Running during the Melbourne winter mid-semester break, this program will allow students to complete one or two electives (or core courses) outside the main semesters.

  • All RMIT undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework students) approved via study plan
Academic / course details at Aarhus
AU offer vast range of courses (over 90!) over a range of disciplines including:
  • Business Economics and Management
    • E.G: Global Entrepreneurship 10ECT
  • Media, Communication, and Games
    • E.G: Global Fandom in the Digital Age 10ECT
    • E.G Game.Play.Design 10ECT
  • Language, Culture and History
    • E,G: Managing Language in International Organizations 10ECT
  • Law and Political Science
    • E.G: Legal Aspects of Corporate Governance 10ECT
  • Health, Science and Technology
See the 2019 preliminary course list or the AU Summer University website to search for specific courses.
When searching for courses be aware of:
  • Course start and end dates. RMIT students cannot take courses at AU which conflict with standard semesters.
  • ECTS credit weighting. Courses must be 10ECT.
  • Some courses will be competitive! Select more than one course to avoid disappointment!
Academic credit at RMIT
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT mid-semester break.
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Program Coordinator. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
  • 10 ECT credits is usually considered equivalent to 12 RMIT credit points
NOTE: this program is part of a reciprocal exchange agreement; if selected you will enrol into EXTL placeholder courses for which you will pay tuition fees to RMIT.

Program cost
Tuition fees
These continue to be paid to RMIT (under current fee arrangement e.g. HECS-HELP etc)
  • Fees will be charged in line with the amount of credit approved. Expect to pay the same for a 12 credit point course as you would here
  • See more information about RMIT fees here
Program costs
These are costs charged by the host uni for any associated costs like field trips, university social events etc
  • See here for more information about program fees for this program
    • Social Activities       €100-140
    • Housing:                   €480
    • Meals:                       €200
    • Transport:                 €40
    • Books:                       € 40-80
Living and travel expenses
Everything else! Travel and day-to-day costs varies depending on the country and how much you want to see / do.
  • Flights
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditure
  • See this website for a comparison about the cost of living at your destination
** Travel insurance:
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more detailed information, please refer here
AU Housing will assist international Summer University students to find a place to stay during the course.

Application and selection process
STEP 1: Discuss this opportunity with your RMIT School / Program Manager and seek study plan approval (See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
STEP 2: Apply via Mobi by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button above by 1 March 2019
Your application must include:
  1. Academic Approval: your RMIT School-approved study plan. (See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
  2. A statement of purpose about why you want to participate in this program and how it will benefit you personally and academically.
STEP 3: Successful applicants will then be nominated to the host institution
STEP 4: If nominated, you will then be contacted by Global Experiences, who will advise you about the next stage of your application. You will need to complete an application to the host institution by 1 April 2019

For Winter 2019 there are:
  • TBC
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experiences website for funding options.

RMIT contact
Philippa Scott
Global Experience Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980

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