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Denmark offers the highest percentage of programmes taught in English

The number of English taught programmes continues to rise in Denmark and in the rest of Europe and with almost 70 programmes in English Aarhus University is a big contributor to this number.


In Europe the desire to increase international mobility among students is a widely shared objective.

According to a new study done by Academic Cooperation Association in collaboration with the Gesellschaft für Empirische Studien and StudyPortals BV the number of English-taught bachelor and master programmes in non-English-speaking European countries has more than tripled over the last seven years. In 2001 it was 725 and in 2014 it was 8,089 (see full coverage here).

Of these 494 were taught in Denmark which positions Denmark with the highest percentage of programmes in English in any non-English-speaking country in Europe.

Also at Aarhus University international mobility has a high priority and every year new programmes are added to the long list of bachelor's and master's programmes taught in English.

"We believe that international programmes and, in turn, international students are essential for maintaining and developing our high quality in teaching and research. International students bring new perspectives and an invaluable global perspective that characterize the modern work place and knowledge creation. Hence, international diversity is and will continue to be a key component of quality at Aarhus University," says Kristian Thorn, Deputy University Director for Student Administration at Aarhus University.

For the first time this year Aarhus University now also offers English-taught programmes at the Faculty of Arts at Bachelor's level, which up until now was only offered by Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences. Most of the universitys programmes in English are, however, taught at Master's level where more than half of all programmes offered are taught in English.

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2015.06.11 | Gitte Bindzus Foldager