Bachelor's Introduction Week

Welcome to Aarhus BSS
Aarhus University

Welcome to
Aarhus BSS

Aarhus University


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

The first thing you need to do after receiving your letter of admission is to confirm your student place!

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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".

Introduction programme: new bachelorstudents in Economics and Business Administration

Welcome to the Introduction Week

First; congratulations on your admission to Aarhus University!
We are responsible for this years introduction week. We and the 64 instructors look forward to introducing you to your degree programme and give you a great start at Aarhus BSS.

The introduction week is from 26-28 August
The week will contain a mix of academic and social events around campus. During these days, you will become acquainted with the university environment.

The introduction week is for everyone, and it is important that all new students have a nice and memorable first week, which will help establish the social community on your degree programme.

Introduction trip
In addition to the introduction week, we have planned a weekend trip from 27-29 September. The weekend trip will be full of fun activities and it will be a great opportunity to get to know your fellow students even better.

You are always welcome to reach out to us if you have any questions about your introduction week. You can write to us by email at Rusugen@studenterlauget.dk.

We look forward to welcoming you!

– the Introduction week Ccordinators, Frederikke Aagaard & Ida Overgaard
 

Programme for the introdution week

Programme for the introduction week

The time as a student begins with an introduction week, giving you the chance to get to know your fellow students. Your Introduction Week starts on Monday 26 August 2024 at 8.00.  We encourage everyone to participate in the programme as it is a great opportunity to meet your new fellow  students.


To ensure a responsible introduction week programme, there is an alcohol policy at Aarhus BSS. Learn more about the alcohol policy.

Stay updated on this website as the programme might change.

Monday 26 August

8.00-8.30 Welcome to Aarhus BSS
8.30-9.00 Meeting your new classmates
9.00-17.00
  • Introduction to Aarhus BSS
  • Lunch in class
  • Teambuilding
  • Presentations from the departments
  • Campus tour
17.00-23.00 Social activities in Klubben


Tuesday 27 August

8.00-8.30 Goodmorning
8.30-9.00 Introduction to Unihelper
9.00-9.45 Teambuilding
9.45-16.00
  • Various presentations
  • Lunch in class
  • Casework
16.00-17.30 Case presentations
17.30-23.00 Social activities in Klubben


Wednesday 28 August

9.00-9.30 Goodmorning
9.30-15.00
  • Introduction to digital platforms
  • Study technique
  • Evalution of the week
  • Lunch
  • Teambuilding
  • Clean-up in the class
15.00-18.00 Activities in the Botanical Gardens
18.00-02.00 Party in "Klubben"

How to get there

The first day, we will meet at the S building (2610) at Fuglesangs Allé 4, at 8.00 a.m.

We recommend that you arrive a bit before as we start at 8.00

We will have instructors all over Campus to help you and guide you.

You can see where to go in this little video from Campus
https://studenterlauget.dk/introduction-week-bachelor/

Practical information

A bit of practical information for the introduction week

  • It is a good idea to bring a bottle of water
  • There is no need to bring your computer
  • If you wish to participate in the evening programme in the introduction week, please bring your payment card or cash

Good 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. You can find all information about your degree programme her – e.g. academic regulations, student counselling, exam schedules and rules, everything related to your study environment, your schedule etc.

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 – e.g. about important deadlines.

Get help and guidance during your studies

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 questions about exams, rules and requirements, leave of absence, parental leave, study planning, dispensations, social well-being, challenges etc. 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
At Aarhus BSS Student Services, you can get help and guidance on any practical and administrative questions you might have in relation to your degree programme. 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, etc..

IT support, the bookstore and the library

IT-support

IT support
IT will inevitably become an integrated part of your student life. 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.

You will find the IT support at both Fuglesangs Allé (building 2628) and Bartholins Allé (building 1322). 


Bookstore

Stakbogladen

Stakbogladen is Aarhus University's book store. You can also buy your books online at www.stakbogladen.dk.Here, you can find a list of the literature you need for the semester. It is also possible to buy your books at our pop-up shop at Fuglesangs Allé 18, wich is open twice a year in the beginneing of the semester. You receive 10% student discount.


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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There are two libraries in Aarhus affiliated with Aarhus BSS:

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

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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.

Department of Management and Department of Economics and Business Economics are both located at Fuglesangs Allé.

Code of Conduct and freedom of expression

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.

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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.

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".

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