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Offers to NON-EU students rise with 61%

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As part of Aarhus University’s digitization strategy, the department has since 2017 - with great success - worked on getting more international students for the computer science master’s program. There has been a great interest for studying computer science, at Denmark’s leading department, from both European and non-EU applicants.  

In 2020, the department has especially experienced an increased interest from applicants outside of Europe. The number of offers to study at the department given to NON-EU applicants is up 61% (4% increase for EU applicants) compared to 2019.

For the international students at the department, it has been a very positive experience coming to Denmark.  “The professors were amazing. I liked the flat hierarchy, which meant I could just stop the professor in the hallway and ask a question. I also liked the very high level of teaching where all the professors were keeping up with the newest research all the time,” says former student Stefan Prisca, who now works at Grunfos as IoT System Developer.

Several has also chosen to stay and work in Denmark after finishing their studies, as there are great career opportunities for computer science students in Aarhus.

The final number of international students join the department in the fall is at this point unknown, as they still have time to accept/decline the offer.