Re-enrolment

You can apply for re-enrolment if you are a former AU student who wishes to resume your previous education.

Apply for re-enrolment AND ordinary enrolment

If you are not sure having completed courses equivalent of the entire first year of the Bachelor’s or Master’s programme, you must apply for re-enrolment AND admission to the Bachelor’s programme or the Master’s programme. You can find further information under “Requirements”.

How to apply in the application system
In order to apply for admission to re-enrolment, you must find the type of education: “Study change/Transfer – Bachelor/Master” in the application system, and locate the study programme you wish to apply for re-enrolment to.

Limitations on specific programmes

At present it is not possible to apply for re-enrolment / in the bachelor programme in Medicine, the master programme in Psychology or the bachelor and the master programmes in Odontology.

Other bachelor or master programmes can be closed for either Winther or Summer intake. It will appear from the lists under Bachelor’s programmes and Master’s programmes below which programmes will be open.

Bachelor's programmes

Bachelor’s degree programmes open for applications for re-enrollment, transfer and change of study, Winter intake 2021/22 (2nd round intake)

Application deadline: 9 December 2021

In order to apply for admission to re-enrolment you must find the type of education: “Study change/Transfer – Bachelor” in the application system, and locate the study programme you wish to apply for re-enrolment in to.

ARTS

No programmes

BSS

Economics and Business administration (Campus Herning)

Economics and Business administration (Campus Aarhus)

Economics and Management

Erhvervsøkonomi (med tilvalg)

Erhvervsøkonomi, HA (Campus Herning)

Erhvervsøkonomi, HA (Campus Aarhus)

Erhvervsøkonomi-erhvervsret

Forretningsudvikling (Diplomingeniør) med henblik på skift fra BDE

Global Management and Manufacturing (Campus Herning)

Jura

Public Policy

Samfundsfag

Statskundskab, dansksproget linje

HEALTH

No programmes

NAT

Datalogi

Fysik

IT Produktudvikling

Kemi

Matematik

Matematik-økonomi

Medicinalkemi

Nanoscience

TECH

Agrobiologi

Bioteknologi (diplomingeniør)

Byggeri (civilingeniør)

Bygning (diplomingeniør)

Bygningsdesign (diplomingeniør)

Computerteknologi (civilingeniør)

Elektrisk energiteknologi (diplomingeniør) (campus Herning)

Elektrisk energiteknologi (diplomingeniør) (campus Aarhus)

Elektroteknologi (civilingeniør)

Elektronik (diplomingeniør) (Campus Herning)

Elektronik (diplomingeniør) (Campus Aarhus)

Kemi (diplomingeniør)

Kemi og fødevareteknologi (diplomingeniør)

Kemiteknologi (civilingeniør)

Maskinteknik (diplomingeniør) (campus Herning)

Maskinteknik (diplomingeniør) (campus Aarhus)

Mekanik (civilingeniør)

Softwareteknologi (diplomingeniør) (IKT)

Sundhedsteknologi, (diplomingeniør)

Master's programmes

Master’s degree programmes open for applications for re-enrollment, transfer and change of study, Winter intake 2021/22 (2nd round intake)

Application deadline: 9 December 2021

In order to apply for admission to re-enrolment you must find the type of education: “Study change/Transfer – Master” in the application system, and locate the study programme you wish to apply for re-enrolment in to.

ARTS

No programmes

BSS

Erhvervsøkonomi

Erhvervsøkonomi (med kandidattilvalg)

Erhvervsøkonomi - Business Intelligence

Erhvervsøkonomi - International Business Development, Campus Herning

Erhvervsøkonomi - Operations and Supply Chain Analytics

Erhvervsøkonomi - Management Accounting and Control

Erhvervsøkonomi - Marketing

Erhvervsøkonomi - International Business

Erhvervsøkonomi - Innovation Management and Business Development/ Innovation management?

Erhvervsøkonomi - Strategy, Organisation and Leadership

Erhvervsøkonomi - Business-to-Business Marketing and Purchasing

Erhvervsøkonomi - Finance

Erhvervsøkonomi - Information Management

Erhvervsøkonomi - Finance and International Business

Erhvervsøkonomi - International Economic Consulting

Erhvervsøkonomi-erhvervsret

Informationsteknologi - it, kommunikation og organisation, Campus Aarhus

Informationsteknologi - it, kommunikation og organisation, Campus Herning

Jura

Public Policy

Quantitative Economics

Revision

Revision (erhvervskandidat på deltid)

Political Science, English language line

Statskundskab, dansksproget linje

Technology Based Business Development (part-time for working professionals)

Technology Based Business Development

Economics and Management (incl. Economics line and Management line)

HEALTH

Medicin

NAT

Astronomy

Bioinformatics

Biologi (med kandidattilvalg)

Biology

Datalogi (med kandidattilvalg)

Computer Science

Fysik (med kandidattilvalg)

Physics

Geophysics

Geology

IT Product Development

Kemi (med kandidattilvalg)

Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry

Mathematics

Matematik (med kandidattilvalg)

Mathematics – Economics

Molekylær medicin

Molecular Biology

Nanoscience

Statistics

Science studies

TECH

Agrobiology (Organic Agriculture - Animal Health and Welfare)

Agrobiology (Organic Agriculture - Plant Nutrition and Health)

Agrobiology (Animal Health and Welfare)

Agrobiology (Plant Nutrition and Health)

Agro-Environmental Management (Jordbrug, natur og miljø)

Biomedicinsk teknik (scient.med.)

Biomedicinsk teknologi (civilingeniør)

Civil and Architectural Engineering (Master of Science in Engineering)

Computer Engineering (MSc in Engineering)

Electrical Engineering (MSc in Engineering)

Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering (MSc in Engineering)

Mechanical Engineering (MSc in Engineering)

Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology

Requirements for Bachelor's students

Bachelor’s students must meet the following requirements in order for Aarhus University to process an application for re-enrolment:

  • At the expected time of re-enrolment, you must have passed all examinations equivalent to the first year of studies on the Bachelor’s degree programme to which you wish to transfer. We recommend you to acquaint yourself with the academic regulations of the Bachelor’s degree programme in which you wish to re-enrol.
    You may also contact the student counsellors at Arts, Science and Technology, Health and Aarhus BSS for further information.
  • If you have not completed courses equivalent of the entire first year of the Bachelor’s programme at Aarhus University, you may apply for admission to the Bachelor’s programme through the Coordinated Enrolment System (KOT). In this case, you will also be asked to upload results and course descriptions from the courses you have passed at Bachelor’s level with a view to obligatory credit assessment.
  • There must be available slots at the relevant semester of the Bachelor’s degree programme. If there are more qualified applicants than available slots, the applicant(s) selected will be chosen by lot. Special conditions apply for Bachelor’s programmes with restricted admission.
  • You must meet the general and specific admission requirements of the Bachelor’s degree programme before commencement of studies. 
  • If you have been expelled from the university, you must upload the letter of expulsion you received from the university.
  • If you have been administratively withdrawn from the same Bachelor’s programme you wish to apply for, Aarhus University must assess whether or not you have significantly improved your possibility of completing the degree programme based on a specific individual academic assessment. This assessment is made as part of your application for admission as one of the criteria for admission. Please fill out this form regarding withdrawal and improved study possibilities and upload it to your application. This applies whether or not you have been enrolled in this programme at Arhus University or another Danish University or educational institution. It also applies if you are still enrolled but could have been administratively withdrawn due to inactivity, used examination attempts, exceeded maximum time of study or permanent expulsion.

Requirements for Master's degree students

Master’s students must meet the following requirements in order for Aarhus University to process an application for re-enrolment:

  • At the expected time of re-enrolment, you must have passed all examinations equivalent to the first year of studies on the Master’s programme to which you wish to transfer. We recommend you to acquaint yourself with the academic regulations of the Master’s programme. 
    You may also contact the student counsellors at Arts, Science and Technology, Health and Aarhus BSS for further information.
  • If you have not completed courses equivalent of the entire first year of the Master’s programme at Aarhus University, you must instead apply for admission to the Master’s programme in question. You will also be asked to upload results and course descriptions from the courses you have passed at Master’s level with a view to obligatory credit assessment.
  • There must be available slots at the relevant semester of the Master’s degree programme to which you wish to transfer. If there are more qualified applicants than available slots, the applicant(s) selected will be chosen by lot. Special conditions apply for Master’s programmes with restricted admission.
  • You must meet the general and specific admission requirements of the Master’s degree programme to which you wish to transfer before commencement of studies. 
  • If you have been expelled from the university, you must upload the letter of expulsion you received from the university.
  • You must not be restricted by the rules regarding The Master's degree rule.
  • If you have been administratively withdrawn from the same Master’s programme you wish to apply for, Aarhus University must assess whether or not you have significantly improved your possibility of completing the degree programme based on a specific individual academic assessment. This assessment is made as part of your application for admission as one of the criteria for admission. Please fill out this form regarding withdrawal and improved study possibilities and upload it to your application. This applies whether or not you have been enrolled in this programme at Arhus University or another Danish University or educational institution. It also applies if you are still enrolled but could have been administratively withdrawn due to inactivity, used examination attempts, exceeded maximum time of study or permanent expulsion.

Rules regarding re-enrolment

If you have been previously enrolled in the degree programme you are applying for admission to, please note that there are special rules for re-enrolment.

The 5 month rule
Regardless of the reason for withdrawal, you may not be re-admitted to the same degree programme until five months after your withdrawal.

Examination right
Please be aware that you to not have any examination right in the same semester in which you have been expelled. I.e. your examination right will not be resumed until the following semester, provided your re-enrolment is granted. This also applies if you have been administratively withdrawn by the university and have been granted a dispensation for re-enrolment in the same semester. If you are unsure about the status of your examination right, you are welcome to contact us. See contact information under Questions and Contact.

Previous exams
If you are re-admitted to the degree programme, you should note that any previous examination attempts and the results of any exams you have passed earlier will be carried over in your new enrolment. In certain cases this also applies, even though you are enrolled under new academic regulations. This also applies to the requirements for first-year examinations and any time limits that are specified in the current academic regulations for the programme in question.

How to apply online

Online application portal
Applications for re-enrolment at Aarhus University must be submitted online through the digital application portal. Paper applications are not accepted.

In order to apply for admission to re-enrolment you must find the type of education: “Study change/Transfer – Bachelor/Master” in the application system, and locate the study programme you wish to apply for re-enrolment to.

Check out the admission requirements beforehand
Check out the specific admission requirements to the Bachelor’s programme or Master’s programme you are interested in before you prepare and submit your application.

Upload relevant documentation:
Documentation written in bold must always be uploaded.

  • Letter or confirmation of withdrawal from your university
  • Diplomas and transcripts
  • Transcript showing all examination attempts (transcript RA052U from your university)
  • Decisions from your board of studies regarding additional examination attempts, study inactivity or exceeded maximum time of study.
  • Form regarding withdrawal and improved study possibilities
  • Letter of expulsion if you have been expelled from the university.
  • You current residence permit in Denmark (only non EU/EEA/Swiss citizens)
  • Your diploma from your upper secondary school examination (if you are applying for admission to a bachelor’s programme)


Documentation requirements
Diplomas and transcripts must be stamped and signed by your home university. If you are a current or previous student added Danish University you can retrieve a transcript by accepting data exchange in the application system when creating your application.

Translation of documents
Documents not issued in Danish Norwegian Swedish or English must be translated into one of these languages. Translations of official diplomas must be stamped and signed by an authorised translator or by your home university. You may translate course descriptions into English yourself. In that case, however, your translations must be stamped and signed by your home university.

Application guides

Application deadline

There are two annual application deadlines:

  • 1 March with a view to commencement of studies in August/September    
  • 15 October with a view to commencement of studies in January/February    

Please note that not all degree programmes are open for commencement of studies in January/February. Bachelor's and Master’s programmes with winter admission will be announced.

Application for re-enrolment after the regular deadline  
For some programmes, but not all, the application deadline will be extended (2nd round admissions). Please note your application will only be processed if the programme is open for 2nd round admissions, even though it is technically possible to submit an application to all programmes. If not, you will receive a letter of rejection.

Reply to your application

Applications for transfer and study change are processed regularly.

However, applications are not processed until after the application deadlines due to the process of clarifying of the number of available slots on the study programme in question.

In addition, especially for study programmes with restricted admission, our reply regarding admission or rejection can only be sent out very late, for some programmes not until right before or even after commencement of studies.

You have 1 week to accept a possible admission offer through the application system.

Tuition fees

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens without a permanent residence permit in Denmark are liable to pay tuition fees during their enrolment at Aarhus University.

Questions and contact

Questions regarding re-enrolment should be directed to: