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The Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering

About Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering

Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering (AAMS) has 1000 students and is situated on the habor front in a new building. AAMS has a buddy program and arranges social activities for international students. They also assist students in finding housing. 

About Aarhus:

Aarhus is the second largest city of Denmark. It is a student city and it offers a wide range of cultural attractions and there are plenty of opportunities for doing sports in the woodlands or in the waters surrounding Aarhus. 

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  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must have completed 12 UH credit hours
  • Must have at least one semester remaining at UH upon return from abroad
  • Must be a student of the UH College of Technology

 How to Apply:

  • Meet with Carlo Deason of the UH College of Technology to discuss program
  • Review courses at AAMS
  • Make an appointment with your academic advisor to determine course equivalencies
  • Complete the UH required forms found on the Learning Abroad Timeline
  • Complete an application to AAMS

Deadlines (subject to change):

  • Spring application deadline: October 15th
  • Fall application deadline: May 15th

Selected Applicants Agree To:

  • Complete and submit the required paperwork to the UH Learning Abroad office as outlined in the Learning Abroad Timeline
  • Comply with all requirements, deadlines, and procedures of Learning Abroad. 

 Expected Expenses:

  • University of Houston tuition and fees
  • UH Learning Abroad Exchange fee: $75
  • Airfare to and from Aarhus
  • Housing: Housing is not included. AAMS can assist with securing housing.
  • Passport: With Passport for Coogs, you are able to apply for a passport in the Learning Abroad office.
  • Local Transportation Costs: Varies 
  • Academic materials/textbooks, as required by your syllabi in Aarhus: Varies
  • Meals: Varies
  • Personal Expenses and Incidentals: Varies

Personal preferences affect the total cost of your program. Participants should plan for the trip and budget appropriately.

Photos of AAMS:




Power Plant