New students

Arrival and welcome


31 August 2021

For newly arriving international students in Copenhagen We are looking forward to greet all of our new international students at our official AAU CPH Welcome Day planned for 31 August 2021 at A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, 2450 Copenhagen SV.

The Welcome Day will be your first meeting as a student at the university and will be filled with valuable information as well as being the social introduction to life as a student at AAU CPH.


program for the International Welcome Day at AAU CPH

Date and time: Tuesday 31 august 2021 from 9.30-15.00

Adress: A.C. Meyers Vænge 15 (building A), Copenhagen SV.

For newly arriving international students in Copenhagen, participation is mandatory


09:30 – 10:00: Doors open, morning drinks and snacks. BYOC (bring your own cup) recommended

10:00 – 10:20: Welcome Speech by Prof. Stefania Serafin, Department of Architecture, Design & Media Technology

10:20 – 10:45: Presentations by the Study Service Team AAU CPH

10:45 – 11:00: Group division game

11:00 – 14:00: Start of the campus tours in groups, including vegan lunch

14:00 - 14:15: All meet-up at the Student Square, Building B

14:15 – 15:00: Drop in sessions

  • Information session on registration at the Danish authorities (EU certificate & CPR number) and on accommodation in Copenhagen
  • Meet and greet the AAU CPH Study counsellors
  • Meet and greet the AAU CPH Career counsellors
  • Meet and greet the AAU CPH Study Life coordinator
  • Meet the language center UCplus offering free language courses on campus & sign up

Afternoon drinks and snacks. BYOC (bring your own cup) recommended  

15:00: End of the day


If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at


Please also find updates related to the situation with COVID-19 here:

Stay updated at the AAU Corona-Covid19 website:
The Danish Health Authorities (Sundhedsstyrelsen):
The Danish Police:


Can’t wait to get started? We recommend you to watch AAU’s film on “Arrival in Denmark”

For further questions or inquiries contact the international office at AAU CPH:

Study start

1 September 2021

The official first day of studies for all - both Danish and international - new students at AAU CPH is Wednesday 1 September 2021 at A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, 2450 Copenhagen SV.



  • 8.45 - 9.15: Breakfast (programmes in Danish in the tent and programmes in English in the canteen)
  • 9.15 - 9.45: Welcome by prorector, lecturers and students (programmes in Danish in the tent and programmes in English in the canteen). Live stream the speeches from the canteen by using this link:
  • 10.00 - 14.00: Introduction to the specific study programmes by tutors and lecturers
  • 14.30 - 17.00: Experience Copenhagen from the water side. Guided boat tours will depart from campus at 14.30 and 16.00. The boat tour will take approx. 1 hour and will return to campus.
  • 14.00 - 19.00: Hang out by the waterfront with sale of beverages and food from the barbeque.



On Wednesday 1 September, a valid corona pass is required when staying on campus. This means that all students and staff must be able to present a valid corona pass or documentation for a negative COVID-19 test if they are picked out for a random check.

The management of AAU has chosen to introduce the requirement for corona pass this day to support a safe and healthy study environment for all students.

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