About the International Centre

International Centre provides services for international students, staff and guests at Aarhus University. It also houses the IC Dorm – housing for international PhD students – and Dale’s Café.

The International Centre is home to two offices: International Office, Studies and International Academic Staff Services.

International Office, Studies

  • Housing services for international students and staff
  • Housing help desk
  • Introductory program and other services to international students (exchange as well as full degree)
  • Help desk for international students
  • Visa support for international students
  • Danish language courses for international students
  • Support for exchange agreements
  • Pre-departure meetings for outbound students
  • University wide memberships, networks and alliances
  • Recruitment of international students
  • Delegation visits
  • All practical matters concerning AU Summer University

International Academic Staff Services

  • Services to international researchers (including PhD students) and their families concerning the practical challenges connected with their arrival in Denmark
  • Help desk for international researchers
  • Visa and working permit for guest researchers and their family
  • Getting Started every other Friday – Welcoming event and assistance to international researchers and their family when registering with the Danish Authorities
  • Introduction courses for international PhD students and members of staff
  • Checklists for AU researchers planning a period abroad
  • Danish language courses for international staff and guest researchers
  • The University International Club promotes the social integration of new international researchers and PhD students through a broad range of seminars and meetings every week all year around.
  • Visit the International Academic Staff portal


International Centre
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 4A
DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 10.00 - 14.00

Phone hours:
Monday – Thursday 9.00 - 15.00
Friday 9.00 - 14.00

Phone and email:
(+45) 8715 0220

AU Housing
(+45) 8715 2585


From August 15 -  31, 10am-4pm, Monday – Friday

On Monday September 3, 10am – 6pm,

From Monday September 4 we are back to normal opening hours.


Please note that the International Centre is open for sign-in from August 14.