Danish state scholarships for non-EU/EEA students

  • Master
  • 15 September 2022

Aarhus University offers a limited number of scholarships to the most talented applicants from outside Europe.

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Aarhus Universitet

Aarhus University is the largest and second oldest research university in Denmark.

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• In selecting scholarship recipients among the academically qualified applicants, priority will be given to applicants with excellent academic qualifications. • Due to the limited number of scholarships available, we are not able to able to offer a scholarship to all highly qualified applicants, unfortunately. • Typically, only one or two scholarships are offered on each of our Master’s degree programmes. At some faculties, strategic focus may be placed on selected degree programmes or applicants from specific countries.

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• The content of a scholarship varies. In some cases, the scholarship is a full or partly tuition waiver. In other cases, the tuition waiver includes a monthly grant towards living expenses, typically but not always for the duration of your Master’s degree programme. • Some faculties only offer tuition waivers. In this case, the faculty may be able to offer other relevant services to its tuition waiver recipients, e.g. assistance in searching for a relevant student job. • Please note that if you are offered a tuition waiver only, it is a requirement for obtaining a student residence permit that you have sufficient funds to be able to support yourself financially during your stay in Denmark. Type of scholarship • Faculty of Arts: Tuition fee waiver + monthly grant towards living expenses • Aarhus BSS: Tuition fee waiver + monthly grant towards living expenses • Faculty of Natural Sciences: Tuition fee waiver • Faculty of Technical Sciences: Tuition fee waiver


• How to apply online • Your application must be submitted online through the application portal. • The application is divided into several phases during which you enter • your personal information • your educational background • your desired Master’s programme(s) • other relevant information. • Prepare your application Which type of information is needed, and which documents are required, may vary depending on your personal and educational background and which study programme you apply for. • Check the specific admission requirements that applies to the desired Master’s programme(s) • Consult the documentation checklist and upload all relevant documentation • Prioritise your applications • Submit your application(s) before the application deadline. • You cannot make changes to a submitted application, but your application can be reopened for upload of further documentation later. • Number of priorities You may apply for up to three Master's degree programmes at Aarhus University and prioritise your applications. Any additional applications will be rejected.

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