Denmark is ranked 10th among the greenest countries in the world and it also ranked as the least corrupt country in the world in the year 2008.
Denmark's northern location means that summer days are long and lovely and winter days are short and dark.
However the Danes have established cosy, festive traditions that bring life to the darker season, which are all explained to the international students in "real life" interaction throughout the academic year.
Aarhus is Jutland peninsula's exciting and vibrant main city and the second largest in the country. It has a population of 300,000 and is centrally located in Denmark and Northern Europe.
The city's business development, research and educational activities, the environment as well as the cultural and leisure activities combine with its strategic location to make Aarhus a very important economic growth area in Denmark.
Aarhus has long been known as a cultural centre, offering a rich and varied selection from just about every cultural genre.
The Concert Hall schedules all genres.
Aarhus hosts its own cultural festival every year in September and offers more than 300 events in opera, dance, theatre, classical and rock music, and street performance.
Less formal, but not less important, is the local music environment which thrives in the city's many cafes, bars and restaurants; the result is a vibrant night-life.
Aarhus has six historical museums and two large fine arts museums as well as smaller exhibition spaces and galleries.
Living costs in Denmark
Around 7,000 euro per year will typically cover accommodation, food , study material and general personal expenses.
Aarhus University is among the top 100 in new ranking of the world's 17,000 universities. In the recently published Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, Aarhus University has moved up from position no. 81 to no. 63. It is among the youngest universities in the top 100.
Education and Research
Aarhus is one of Denmark's important research and education centres. More than one tenth of the inhabitants, approximately 40,000 are enrolled in university level education, and about one fifth of the population is engaged in college or university education.
Aarhus School of Business (ASB) promotes research in communication and modern languages and Business Administration at the highest academic level. ,
All Researchers employed at the business school are engaged in research projects spanning a wide range of different subjects and focusing on knowledge and skills considered essential for professional business activities in the global market place.
ASB Career Centre
ASB Career Centre is located at the heart of ASB and has been established to provide you with direct contact to companies.
They also offer career counselling, exciting career events and an online job database, as well as some events exclusively for international students.
It supports students throughout their MBA and plays an important role in ensuring the best internship opportunities as well as assisting with placement in companies after graduation.
Scholarships are available upon application .These may be partial or full scholarships.
PHD students can avail themselves of full scholarship.
ASB makes it easy to connect to alumni who are eager to share useful info about what they've studied, where they work and where they live.
Even more, alumni help open doors for student jobs that could be the first step in launching your own stellar career, so when you become a student at ASB you become part of a large network of students, employees and over 6,000 alumni.
Courses offered in Aarhus School of Business (ASB)
- B.A. in Marketing and Management Communication.
- B.Sc. in Business Administration
- B.Sc. in Business Administration and International Management.
- B.Sc. in Business Administration and Sustainability.
- M.A. in Corporate Communication.
- Msc in Logistics
- M.Sc. in Management Accounting and Control
- M.Sc. in Information Management
- M.Sc. in Finance
- M.Sc. in Finance and International Business
- M.Sc.in Strategy, Organisation and Leadership
- M.Sc. in International Business
- M.Sc. in Marketing
- M.Sc. in Consumer Affairs Management
- M.Sc. in EU Business and Law
- M.Sc. in Business Performance Management
- M.Sc. in International Economic Consulting
- M.Sc. in Innovation Management
There is only one intake ie in September.
8,000 euro per year for Bachelor Programmes
10,000 euro per year for MA Programmes
9,500 euro per year for Msc Programmes
20,000 euro for 1 year MBA Programmes
There is no application fee, the student can pay fees per semester wise.
ASB Double Degree
A double degree enables you to obtain two different degrees from two different universities at the same time .As a double degree student you must meet all requirements from each university.
Students studying MSc EU Business and Law and MSc Finance and International Business have the option of obtaining a degree in addition to the ASB Degree in LL.M Finance at the Institute of Law and Finance from University of Frankfurt (Germany) or Master of International Business from Macquarie University (Australia).
Scholarships are available upon application .These may be partial or full scholarships The scholarship applications will be reviewed by the Dean's office and awarded to the most qualified applicant. The criteria for receiving the scholarship will be an overall evaluation of the applicant's potential to succeed in the programme, on past academic performance, on test scores and personal economic situation.
All applicants admitted to the Master's programmes, who fulfil the criteria for scholarship eligibility (non-EU) are automatically reviewed for a scholarship. Therefore there is no separate application to be made for scholarships. The scholarship is awarded based on a thorough evaluation of the applicant's academic performance (GPA, programme attended, Home university etc.) plus extracurricular activities that indicate that the student could be an asset to ASB. Therefore the documents mostly reviewed would be academic transcripts/diplomas and CV.
This scholarship is offered to only a small percentage of eligible students.
Aarhus School of Business : Phd School
It's a research training programme based on the Master's programme and the duration is 3 years.
It includes the following main elements:
- A research project in the form of a thesis to be defended at a public defence
- A course programme of at least 30 ECTS
- An environment change to another (preferably foreign) research institution
- Participation in scientific seminars and conferences
Entry Requirement -
The ASB admission requirements are at least a Master's degree based on 5 years of study (3-year Bachelor's degree + 2-year Graduate degree = 300 ECTS).
Apart from that you are requested to document your English language skills by submitting evidence that you have passed a TOEFL test (or another of the tests mentioned) with a score of not less than B level:
4 TOEFL score: at least 83 (internet-based), 220 (computer-based) or 560 (paper-based),
4 IELTS score: at least 6.5
Your application must be accompanied by an outline of a research project, which must be deemed suitable by an academic assessment committee. Further, the research project must fall in the subject areas within which ASB can provide qualified supervision.
The assessment committee's recommendation is an overall assessment of the applicant and his or her qualifications. Particular weight is attached to the project proposal, the grades obtained by the applicant during his/her studies, and whether the applicant, during his/her studies or in any other manner, has displayed special skills in writing major papers, e.g. a dissertation.
The following are the departments offering PhDs
- Department of BUSINESS STUDIES
- PhD courses in Accounting
- The PhD programme in Finance
- The PhD programme in Logistics
- DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
- DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGE AND BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
- DEPARTMENT OF LAW
- DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
PhD students in Denmark work under very favourable terms: They are employed on a full-time basis for three years, and the salary is enough to cover all necessary accommodation and living costs and to lead an active life. A PhD student does not pay university fees.
PhD students at Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University (ASB), work under almost the same terms as other research staff, i.e. they have their own office space with a computer, incl. Internet access, email, phone etc., as well as access to secretarial assistance etc. Moreover, expenses in connection with the scientific work are covered, e.g. participation in research courses and academic conferences in Denmark and abroad.
There are also good and well-paid job opportunities in Denmark for people with a PhD degree, both within and outside the university sector.
A PhD student in Denmark must complete an individually planned PhD course programme within the relevant research area and conduct a research project under the supervision of experienced senior researchers. As part of the PhD scholarship the PhD student will be enrolled in the PhD programme comprising a number of courses within the relevant research area.
The PhD student is also expected, as part of the programme, to spend some time (up to six months), with coverage of travel and accommodation expenses, at another - often foreign - research institution. During the programme, the PhD student is further expected to gain teaching experience within the subject area as well as experience with other forms of dissemination of research results. ASB also finances participation in relevant PhD courses and scientific conferences. In addition, it is expected that PhD students participate in and contribute to the other activities of the department.
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