WKU EXCHANGE: Danish School of Media and Journalism
About the University
The Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus has a student population of approximately 1,100 full time students. The campus is one of the largest and oldest universities for journalism in Denmark and one of the largest journalism universities in Europe. The Danish School of Media and Journalism also works with the Danish media and communications sector to provide new knowledge and innovation.
The city of Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark with a population of 315,000 within the city limits and over a million people in the greater Aarhus area. Aarhus has the youngest population in Denmark; therefore, the city is very vibrant and energetic-- making it just right for college-aged students to thrive. It is geographically diverse as both the beach and the forests are all within a bike ride. Aarhus is known for its focus on renewable energy, food, health and productivity. One can satisfy all of their hobbies because there is always something to do! Students enjoy shopping and socializing in the city centre, visiting one of the countless museums, exercising outdoors on the numerous paved paths around the city, relaxing on the beach or attending cultural festivals. Aarhus is both a beautiful and an exciting place to be!
DSMJ offers courses in English in Corporate Communication, TV/media production, Journalism and Photojournalism. For more information on programs and course offerings, click here.
Fall Semester: Late August to December
Spring Semester: Late January to May
The application deadline for the fall semester is April 1, and the deadline to apply for the spring semester is October 1. Click here for more information about the application procedure.
Students can live in residence halls with Danish students and international students. Or students may choose to arrange their own private housing in Aarhus. The average monthly rent is about $450