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Deadlines and important dates

We've created a timeline to help you keep on top of all the application deadlines. We recommend you familiarise youself with the timeline so you don't miss any important dates.


Application deadlines - Commencement of studies August/September 2023

Apply and start your Master's studies in August/September 2023, like the majority of students at Aarhus University. 

We recommend you start your online application early to avoid any problems towards the application deadline.

Application deadline - Commencement of studies January/February 2023

Application deadline - winter intake

The online application portal is open for applications from start/mid August 2022. You can find the list of Master's degree programmes with commencement of studies in January/February here.

15 September

  • Application deadline for non-EU/EEA/Swiss/Danish citizens WITHOUT a permanent residence permit (or equivalent) in Denmark with a Danish or non-Danish Bachelor’s degree.

15 October

  • Application deadline for EU/EEA/Danish citizens with a Danish or non-Danish Bachelor’s degree.
  • Application deadline for non-EU/EEA/Swiss/Danish citizens WITH a permanent residence permit (or equivalent) in Denmark with a Danish or non-Danish Bachelor’s degree.

Special application deadlines

Please note that special application deadlines, admission requirements and procedures apply for the following Master's degree programmes:

Find out how to upload final documents to you application and remember to accept your offer of admission before the deadline.

Find out when you get your reply to your application and what happens next.


Frequently asked questions about application deadlines:

I have missed the deadline, can I still apply?

Unfortunately, in most cases it is not possible to apply after the deadline.

In some exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to apply for dispensation. Read more about applying for dispensation on this page.

How do I accept an offer of admission?

To accept an offer of admission, you must log on to the application portal and choose the tab “See status of applications” At the right hand side of the page, you will have the option to accept or reject the offer of admission.

Will I be notified that I have been enrolled in my programme?

Yes, you'll receive a message in the application portal once you have been enrolled. Most new students starting in August/September are enrolled in the end of June.