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Available student place scheme

New student at the available student place scheme

As a student at the available student place scheme you are taking courses from a bachelor or master degree programme together with the full-time students.  

Therefore, your course is part of a certain programme, and this determines where you need to look for further information. 

You need to know the rules and conditions applying to the programme your course belongs to. You also need to know the special rules governing the available student place scheme.  

If you are a new student at Aarhus Universitet

Use the list to get started: 

  1. Gain access to your AU e-mail. It is important you gain access and check your AU e-mail or you risk overlooking important messages from faculty and administration. You will find a guide on your subject portal under "IT and support". 
  2. Make sure you have admission to the online teaching system Blackboard. You will find a guide on your subject portal under "IT and support".
  3. It is important that you find your student ID as you will need this for your study. Consider if you need to order a student ID card - you can use it a identification for exams (or use your driver's licence) and to access the buildings. Student ID and student card
  4. Check admission to the wireless network Eduroam. Follow the instructions on the website. 
  5. Please note that for digital exams, your computer must meet the specified system requirements. Make sure you check the requirements for digital exams well in advance. Read more about digital exams on your subject portal.  
  6. Check your time table and see when your classes are starting. You will find your time table on your subject portal under "Teaching" and "Timetables".  
  7. Make sure you can copy/print.
  8. Sign up as a AU Library user. 
  9. Buy your books at BSS Books.
  10. Download the "Find AU" app - it will help you find your way around campus. 

If you are already a student at Aarhus Universitet

Your student ID and your AU e-mail will remain the same. If your AU e-mail is correctly installed you do not need to do anything.   

 

How to find your subject portal

Your course is a part of a full-degree programme and there is a subject portal connected to that programme . The subject portal is a website where you can find relevant information in relation to your study. 

For example: if you are taking a course from Political Science, you need to look at the subject portal for Political Science. 

Look for your subject portal here. Write the name of the programme in the search bar

If you cannot remember which programme your course belongs to, check the course catalogue. 

Use the name of the course or the "UVA number" to search the course catalogue. Remember: this is the same information you used when applying for the course.  

Exams

The exams are the same for the full-degree students as it is for you as a student in the available place scheme - i.e. same conditions, same time and same place. The same rules regarding exam registration and withdrawel apply to all students in the course, including you.  

Read more about the specific exam in the course description for your course. Find the course description in the course catalogue. 

Check the exam schedule for your course to find time and place for the exam. Find it at your subject portal under "Exam".  

Specific rules for student at the available place scheme:
According to the rules set by Aarhus University, students at the available student place scheme can attend exam up to 2 years after teaching has ended.  

Payment and refunds

In the available student place scheme you pay for the courses you take. Please make sure you know what is covered by the participant's payment.  

Maybe you need to withdraw from a course. In this case, it becomes important when and where you register a withdrawel.  

Read more about fees, withdrawel and refunds here. 

Payment

If you have any questions related to your invoice or payment in general, please contact the administration at evu.bss@au.dk 

Contact/Counselling

Students at the available place scheme have several contact points in the administration. Your contact point depends on your situation and the programme your course belongs to. 

Aarhus BSS Student Services

At Aarhus BSS Student Services we offer guidance and advice on any practical and administrative questions you might have in relation to your degree programme.

We can help you with:

  • Submission of assignments and the Master’s thesis
  • Transcripts of grades
  • Verification of degree programme
  • Confirmation of enrolment
  • Questions on course and exam registrations
  • Submission of applications for dispensation and examination appeals
  • How to use the study portals and the Stads self-service system

Contact: Phone 87164026 or e-mail studentservices.bss@au.dk 

If you have any questions regarding your specific study programme, please contact the student counsellors on your degree programme. 

Student counsellors

The student counsellors are typically enrolled in the same bachelor’s or master’s programme as you. They are educated counsellors and are therefore able to guide you if you have questions regarding courses, exams, rules and regulations, credit transfer, planning of your studies, etc.

Find the contact information for the student counsellors at your course/programme by looking at your subject portal under "Counselling". 

Student counselling in the BSS study administration

The student and welfare counsellors are members of the study administration staff. We can help you if you have questions related to being a student in the available place scheme. We can also help if you need to discuss topics of a more personal character. The sessions will often extend beyond the tehcnical study-related questions connect to the specific course.  

Find our contact information here.

When contacting us, please remember to use your AU e-mail. Please include your full name, degree programme, student ID and a brief description of what you would like to talk about. 

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