Bachelor Introduction Week

Welcome to AU Herning
Department of Business Development and Technology

Welcome to
AU Herning


Welcome to your new degree programme in Economics and Business Administration (in Herning)
 

As a new student, the first thing you need to do is to confirm your student place (after receiving your letter of admission)! 




On this page, you will find all the information relevant to your introduction week and commencement of studies.

Please stay informed on this page until the introduction week, as the schedules, programmes etc. might change. Find specific information for your degree programme under "Programme for your introduction week".

Contact

  • For questions about the introduction week og your degree programme,
    please contact student counsellor Mette Bak Odder at metteod@au.dk

Virtual introduction

You can prepare yourself by going through Aarhus University's online introductory course Study@AU which gives you answers to several practical questions.

You will be introduced to digital platforms, counselling and support units, and life as a student. This online introduction consists of modules, which you can go through seperately. The entire introduction takes about 2 hours. You can access the course in Brightspace from mid-August – under “My courses".

See your introduction programme

Introduction for Economics and Business Administration, BSc(B)

Your introduction week starts in week 35.

We encourage everyone to participate in the introduction week as it is a great opportunity to meet your fellow new students.

The programme will appear below as soon as it is ready.



Getting there

On the first day, we meet at the reception/entrance at Birk Centerpark 15, 7400 Herning.

We will be ready to welcome you to your new degree programme!


Book list

You can find a list of the books you need for your first semester.



Special information for international students

Important to know as a new student

How to stay informed as a student

Mystudies.au.dk
Mystudies.au.dk is your single point of access to study information and self-service systems, providing you with a personalised overview of your courses, timetable, announcements and events.  You can use mystudies.au.dk on your phone or tablet as well.

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Brightspace
Brightspace is a learning management system, providing teaching staff and students with one shared online platform. The platform supports easy access to group work and lets you send and receive messages. This is where your lecturer will inform you about changes to the timetable and upload teaching materials. Therefore, it is important that you check Brightspace often.

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The study portal
The study portal is this current website where you can find all information on your degree programme, e.g. academic regulations, student counselling, exam schedules and rules, everything related to your study environment, time tables etc.

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Your AU email
All students at Aarhus University will receive an AU email address (studentregistrationnumber@post.au.dk). It is important that you use this email address when you write to the Student Counsellors' Office or similar recipients. It is also important that you check your AU email, as Aarhus University might send you important information.

Help and guidance

Student Counsellors' Office
You are always welcome at the Student Counsellors' Office with questions regarding your life as a student. We are happy to answer any study-related questions about exams, rules and requirements, leave of absence, parental leave, study planning, dispensations, social well-being or if you are going through a rough patch in your studies. At the Student Counsellors' Office, we have a duty of confidentiality. This means that everything you tell us will remain confidential.


Aarhus BSS Student Services 
Aarhus BSS Student Services offers help and guidance on any practical and administrative questions you might have in relation to your studies. Among other things, we can guide you on how to submit assignments, print transcripts of your grades, verify that you are actively enrolled, register for courses and exams, and apply for exemption.

IT support, the bookstore and the library

AU Library

At AU Library, you can:

  • find academic information and literature
  • find areas for studying and rooms for working in groups
  • get assistance in how to search, assess and organise academic information.

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At the library in Herning, you will mainly find literature within engineering, management, marketing and economics.


IT support

IT support
IT will become an integrated part of your student life, and you are always welcome to contact the IT support, who can help you with a broad range of services, including usernames and passwords, your student email and accessing the wireless network etc.


Book store

You can buy all of your books at Stakbogladen Birk. As a student at Aarhus University you get a 10% discount. Stakbogladen has a bookstore in both Aarhus and Herning.

Schedule and course descriptions

Schedule
You can always find your schedule here at your study portal under Teaching > Schedule. Changes may occur and therefore it is important to check your schedule on a regular basis.

Course catalogue
You can find course descriptions in the course catalogue under Teaching > Course Catalogue. Here you can also find the syllabus for each course.

Understand the organisation

Aarhus BSS is one of the five faculties at Aarhus University and home to the academic disciplines within business and social sciences. The official name is ‘Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Sciences’, commonly referred to as Aarhus BSS.

Aarhus BSS has six departments: Department of Economics and Business Economics, Department of Political Science, Department of Management, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Department of Law, and Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH). BTECH is the only department from Aarhus BSS situated in Herning. Campus in Herning is called AU Herning.

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct for students at Aarhus BSS aims to describe the school’s core values and expectations to student behaviour when on campus and/or when representing Aarhus BSS and Aarhus University. 

All students are expected to adhere to the values represented in this Code of Conduct.

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Aarhus University is committed to safeguarding freedom of expression and the individual’s opportunity to realise their potential. Open dialogue and tolerance for different views constitute the very foundation of the university’s activities.

Student life at AU Herning

Business Factory

Are you dreaming about becoming an entrepreneur? Maybe you ahve already started your own company?  Business Factory er a student incubator at AU Herning, hvor students can borrow free office facilities and receive free advice and guidance - both when you are developing your business idea and when you are running your business while being a student.
 
Business Factory's aim is to help and inspire you as a student to start your own company - other than that it works as a knowledge centre, developing international high level teaching in entrepreneurship and helping to improve the innovation culture in the area.
 
Students from all degree programmes at  AU Herning can sit in Business Factory - if you are curious to know more, please contact Jan Kvist Martinsen på janma@btech.au.dk.

Herning, a city for students

We are happy that you have decided to study in Herning.

What characterizes Herning for students is the intimate study environment, the close collaboration with the local business community and a strong profile withing culture and sports.  

You can find inspiration on how to get the most out of your time in Herning on the website uddannelsesbyherning.dk. This will give you an overview of events targeted towards students in the city, where you can get a student discount etc. As a new student you receive a goodie bag, letting you explore your new city, get to it and your fellow students better and have good experiences.

Get a virtual introduction

You can prepare yourself by going through Aarhus University's online introductory course Study@AU which gives you answers to several practical questions.

You will be introduced to digital platforms, counselling and support units, and life as a student. This online introduction consists of modules, which you can go through seperately. The entire introduction takes about 2 hours. You can access the course in Brightspace from mid-August – under “My courses".

Contact

  • For questions about the introduction week og your degree programme,
    please contact student counsellor Mette Bak Odder at metteod@au.dk