Orientation Day

26 August 202113.00 to 17.00 in the canteen area at Sønderhøj 30, 8260 Viby J.

On Thursday 26 August 2021 we will have an Orientation Day for all new international students (only AP and Bachelor's programmes).

We strongly recommend that you participate.

It is your chance to make your transition to Denmark and the Academy much easier, meet your classmates and other new international students and build your new network from the beginning.

Schedule for the day

12.45 Arrival
13.00 Welcome
by Petra Hrabakova (Student Assistant)
13.05 Welcome
by Jakob Rathlev (Pro-rector)
and Mads Hedelund (Head of Student Services)
13.10 Introduction to the agenda
by Petra Hrabakova (Student Assistant)
13.15 CPR registration
by Anders Fromm Dall (Project Manager, Transition Programme and Internationalization)
13.30 Study Update & Job portal
by Sharon Wilkins (International Project Manager)by Sharon Wilkins (International Project Manager)
13.45 Danish language school
by Julie Errebo-O’Neill (A2B language school)
14.00 Quiz about Denmark
14.30 Lunch
Sandwich and soda will be served
15.00 Culture in Denmark
by Mark Leslie Hughes (Senior Lecturer)
15.15 SU (Danish state educational support )
by Ulla Kristine Nørgaard (SU and SPS Counsellor)
15.30 How to find a job
by Olga Szczotka (Student of Financial Management and Services)
15.45 How to not go bankrupt
by Denis Mrvoljak (Student of Marketing Management)
16.00 Coffee break
Water and coffee will be served
16.10 Studenterhus Aarhus
by Sigrun Schaumburg-Müller (International Coordinator at Studenterhus Aarhus)
16.25 Project Headstart
by Anders Fromm Dall (Project Manager, Transition Programme and Internationalization)
16.35 Buddy program and socializing in Aarhus
by Petra Hrabakova (Student assistant)
and Søren Griepentrog (Project Manager GROW and Student Life)
16.50 End of the day and prizes for Quiz winners
by Petra Hrabakova (Student assistant)
17.00 Good bye

See the video from Orientation Day at Business Academy Aarhus

Orientation Day

Get your CPR number and residence document

When arriving in Aarhus, you must be issued with a CPR number (only for students living in the municipality of Aarhus) and a EU residence document (only for EU/EEA students). Please read the following carefully.

If you arrive in Denmark more than 6 weeks before semester start, you will need to arrange these permits yourself and make your own appointment (get more information on getting the right permits yourself)

Nordic students

As a Nordic student you must follow the procedure from the Citizen Service (see link below) to:

  1. Apply for a CPR number (Danish Social Security number) online – once you have a confirmed housing offer in the municipality of Aarhus)
  2. Book an appointment to finish your registrations in person with Citizen Service at Dokk1 once you have applied for a CPR number online.

It is important that you follow the registration process carefully and bring all the required documents to Dokk1.

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Go to the guide from Citizen Service - for students from one of the Nordic countries residing in Denmark

EU/ EEA and Swiss students

As an EU/EEA or Swiss student you must follow the procedure from the Citizen Service (see link below) to:

  1. Apply for an EU residence document online
  2. Apply for a CPR number (Danish Social Security number) online – once you have a confirmed housing offer in the municipality of Aarhus.
  3. Book an appointment to appear in person at Dokk1 to finish your registrations for an EU residence document from the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) and a CPR number from Citizen Service on:
    Tuesday, August 24
    Tuesday, August 31
    Tuesday, September 7, or
    Tuesday, September 14

It is important that you follow the registration process carefully and bring all the required documents to Dokk1.

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Go to the guide from Citizen Service - for students from the EU, EEA or Switzerland

Students from outside the EU/EEA (incl. students from Great Britain)

As a student from outside the EU/EEA you must follow the procedure from the Citizen Service (see link below) to:

  1. Apply for a CPR number (Danish Social Security number) online – once you have a confirmed housing offer in the municipality of Aarhus) and a residence permit.
  2. Book an appointment to finish your registrations in person with Citizen Service at Dokk1 once you have applied for a CPR number online.

It is important that you follow the registration process carefully and bring the required documents to Dokk1.

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Go to the guide from Citizen Service - for students from outside the EU/EEA