Danish State Scholarships at Aarhaus University

Danish government
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2021 (Annual)
Study in: Denmark
Course starts Sep 2021

Brief description:

Aarhus University administers a limited number of scholarships financed by the Danish state for highly qualified non-EU/EEA/Swiss applicants admitted to 2-year Master’s degree programmes which are taught in English.

Host Institution(s):

Aarhus University

Level/Field(s) of study:

2 years English-taught Masters degree in any subject

Number of Scholarships:

Limited number

Target group:

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarships generally include a full tuition waiver and generally, but not always, a monthly scholarship for a maximum of 23 months  over the duration of the degree programme.


Only non-EU/EEA/Swiss applicants are eligible. Students may apply for any English-taught Master’s degree programme at Aarhus University. Bachelors degree programmes are ineligible.

Different assessment criteria will apply, depending on which faculty the candidate is applying for. The 4 faculties will set their own individual priorities regarding their specific priorities with a view to geographical or other priorities:

• Arts: Priority will be given to applicants with excellent academic qualifications.
• Business and Social Sciences: Priority will be given to applicants with excellent academic qualifications.
• Science and Technology: Priority will be given to applicants with excellent academic qualifications.
• Health: Check with Aarhus University on the specific priorities.

Applicants must comply with the university’s general admission requirements and application procedures and deadlines.

Application instructions:

There is no separate application for the scholarship as all applicants will automatically be assessed for scholarships based on their applications. The application deadline for most Masters programme study for September 2021 intake is 15 January 2021 for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Special application deadlines, however, apply to the following Masters degree courses: Journalism, Media and Globalisation (10 January 2021); Neuroscience and Neuroimaging (1 March 2021); and Soils and Global Change (28 February 2021).

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: https://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuition-fees-and-scholarships/scholarship-programmes/

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