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Studying in Denmark's Aarhus School of Business
Pushpinder Bhatia
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January 19, 2009

After reading the first, second and third part of this series you must be all set to study in Denmark. In this final part today let me guide you on world class business courses offered at the Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus and why you should choose this business school.

The Aarhus School of Business (ASB), University of Aarhus is a business school in Aarhus -- the second largest city of Denmark. It offers both undergraduate and graduate level studies in areas such as business, management, economics, language, and law. ASB is a part of University of Aarhus, the second largest university of Denmark.

On 15 September 2004, Aarhus School of Business (ASB) celebrated its 65th anniversary, making it one of Europe's oldest business schools.


ASB is an European quality improvement system, EQUIS-accredited business school. It is the leading prestigious international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. An EQUIS accreditation places Aarhus School of Business among the best business schools worldwide and at par with the likes of London [Images] Business School, INSEAD in France [Images] and the University of Washington, USA.

Moreover, ASB has close to 8,000 students, making it one of Europe's largest accredited institutions.


In the recently published Times Higher Education -- QS World University Rankings, Aarhus University has been ranked at 81 among the world's 17,000 universities. Aarhus University is among the youngest universities in the top 100. The QS rankings are based on the following parameters:

Courses offered

ASB has more than 7,000 students (a significant number of which are international students) and about 450 employees working in various departments that include:

ASB offers a wide variety of programmes that appeal to students at all academic levels. These include bachelor programmes in:

Master programmes

Food chain management

ASB is also known for its student bar / club known as Klubben (which means 'The Club' in Danish). During regular school hours and weekdays Klubben is the main socialising area of ASB with spaces to study, relax with your friend, play pool / board games. Often usually packed with both Danish and international students the atmosphere at Klubben is often amazing. This gives a chance to internatioanl students to learn, enjoy and be a part of Danish culture.

Buddy programmes

As a part of a programme to integrate foreign students in Denmark and help them adapt to the Danish studying system, ASB offers all foreign students the possibility to have a 'Danish Buddy'.

The buddy helps the foreign students who are new to Denmark with settling in there and finding their way through the Danish culture, education system. In a way, buddies as the name suggest make sure that their counterparts from other countires find a home away from home! That's the Danish way of showing hospitality to foreign students.

Admissions & scholarships

Well, now the most important information on how to seek admission in Aarhus School of Business.

There is no application fee to apply for the admission. Moreover, though the work experience is preferred it is not compulsory for entry into business programmes. Tuition fee varies between 7,500 to 9,500 Euros per annum depending upon the level of course. Living expenses including food, study materials, accommodation and general personal expenses come to about 7,000 Euros per year.

The writer is CEO of PAC Asia Services Pvt. Ltd (, one of the leading study abroad consultants of the country. 

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