BSS Travel Grant

Aarhus BSS Travel Grant (Exchange during Spring 2020 and before)

Aarhus BSS Travel Grant is only available to students who go abroad through an Aarhus University exchange agreement and who do not receive an Erasmus or Nordplus grant or an equivalent grant from the host university (applies to universities in Switzerland). 

  • The grant is allocated after credit transfer of courses. 
  • Eligible students who credit transfer 25 ECTS are awarded DKK 5,000.
  • Eligible students who credit transfer 30 ECTS are awarded DKK 10,000.

Freemovers (study abroad outside AU/Aarhus BSS Agreements)

  • Freemovers who receive Udlandsstipendium, are not eligible to Aarhus BSS Travel Grant. 
  • Freemovers who do not receive Udlandstipendium, will be able to apply for Aarhus BSS Travel Grant. Applications will be individually assessed by the relevant AU department.

Fee-paying study abroad 

Students who study abroad through one of Aarhus BSS's fee paying agreements are also eligible to Aarhus BSS Travel Grant. This includes students who receive Udlandstipendium.  

Combined semester and summer exchange through AU/Aarhus BSS

Students who are on semester exchange and in the same calendar year combine this with exchange at a summer programme through one of AU's exchange agreements, are also eligible for Aarhus BSS Travel Grant. Please note that this applies only to a limited number of summer exchange positions administered by AU. 

Application for Aarhus BSS Travel Grant

If you are eligible for Aarhus BSS Travel Grant you must: 

  1. Fill in this form
  2. Enclose documentation of credit transfer (print transcript of records from Student Self Service
  3. Send form and documentation to: bss.international@au.dk


The deadline to apply is May 1 or November 1.

 

Please note that we have extended the deadline to 1 June and an additional deadline 1 September.

You will be informed by email, and the money will be transferred to your NEM-Account as quickly as possible after the deadline. 

Aarhus BSS Travel Grant (Exchange during Autumn 2020 and onwards)

Aarhus BSS Travel Grant is a travel grant of DKK 7,000. You will be granted an Aarhus BSS Travel Grant if you are going on exchange through one of Aarhus University's exchange agreements. This also applies to students who are alllocated a fee-paying position. 

You will not be granted an Aarhus BSS Travel Grant if: 

  • You receive an Erasmus Scholarship
  • You receive a Nordplus/Nordlys Scholarship
  • You receive a scholarship from your host university equivalent to the Erasmus Scholarship (includes universities in Switzerland).  

Students who choose to study abroad as freemovers are not eligible for an Aarhus BSS Travel Grant. 

Application and payment

You do not need to submit an application for Aarhus BSS Travel Grant. Eligible students will receive the grant automatically. The grant will be transferred to your NEM-account: 

  • Exchange during Autumn 2020: Payment early September 2020
  • Exchange during Spring 2021: Payment early February 2021 

BSS Travel Grant is a travel grant that can be used for travel expenses in connection with exchange. This is the reason why the grant is tax-free.

Should you choose to follow online teaching and still be located in Denmark then you are not eligible to the BSS Travel Grant.

Should you choose during the semester to travel to the host university then you should document this by a copy of your travel expenses (plane ticket eg, sent by email to jetter@au.dk. You are then eligible to receiving BSS Travel Grant.

Please note: If your exchange is cancelled prior to departure, you are obligated to pay back your Aarhus BSS Travel Grant. Any students who have not transferred credits from their exchange by the end of the semester following their exchange semester, will be required to submit documentation that they have attempted to complete their exchange.