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Advice to students coming to Aarhus

67 students from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, China, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Kasakhstan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Syria, UK, USA +7 Danish students (30 nationalities)


See http://www.denmark.dk/en for a general information about Denmark.

See http://www.kl.dk/English/ about the Danish Local Government System

See http://www.aarhus.dk/da/omkommunen/english.aspx and

http://www.businessregionaarhus.com for general information about Aarhus.


Please read before the start of the introduction week. Emailed as a pdf to students before course start.


  • Perry Hinton: Stereotypes, Cognition and Culture, Psychology Focus, 2000 Chapter one
  • Janet B. Ruscher: Prejudiced Communication, The Guilford Press, 2001, Chapter 6
  • Chapter 2 of the book Regional Geography of the World: Globalisation, People and places.


Monday 22 August (Small auditorium Room 234)

10:00 Welcome reception at DMJX with coffee/tea and rolls. Each student brings an A-4 size (about 30×20 cm) of their country flag.

Introduction to DMJX by / Inger Munk, Anna Nejrup and int. programme teachers

11:00 Tour of the school and lunch break and group photo.

12:30 Introduction to computers and net including wise-flow by Susanne Sommer and Henrik Meller and Chester Folming

13:30 Introduction to teaching methods by Ass. Professor Asbjørn Slot Jørgensen.

14:30 Introduction to Friendship-Ambassadors Project and Student House Aarhus by/ Anne Thorø Nielsen, Director Student House Aarhus

15:00 Photos for student cards in the Library


Tuesday 23 August (Small auditorium Room 234)

10:00 Introduction to Danish politics by/ Ass. Professor Roger Buch

12:00 Lunch

13:05 We meet in the main lobby of the City Hall (Rådhuspladsen 2, 8000 Aarhus C, not Park alle!). Take bus 1A from the school 12:37 to arrive at Park alle 12:57

13:15 Lecture at the City Hall cafeteria. ”Main topics on the Aarhus City Council Agenda” by/ Per Ryolf Senior Consultant at the Mayor’s Office Aarhus Municipality.

14:30 1-hour tour of the City Hall



20.00 Introduction to the Association of Erasmus Students and Student House Aarhus, Nordre Ringgade 3, 8000 Aarhus C.



Wednesday 24 August (Room 306)

08:30 Stereotypes by Jody Pennington

11:00 Introduction to the library and research by Lisa Kortegård

12:00 Lunch

12:30 – 14:30 Introduction to Danish Media by Jesper Gaarskjær Stereotypes by Jody Pennington



19:00 Introduction to the free Courses in Danish By/ Ann Elveberg LærDansk, Paludan Müllers Vej 82. http://laerdansk.dk/sprogcentre/aarhus/dansk-for-akademikere/andre-uddannelsesinstitutioner



Thursday 25 August

09:00 – 16:00

Intro to the different programmes and a mini-seminar on infographics and statistics by/Ole Rohde


·       Multimedia Journalism semester in room 202

  • Photo Journalism I semester in room 802

·       TV Journalism semester in room 701

  • Europe in the World in room 702


16:00- Prepare cultural entertainment (one cultural presentation per nationality (approx 5 minutes): a song, a poem, a play or a …… No equipment available for the presentation.

If you’re the only one from your country, you’re welcome to join another country


19:00 – 22:00 Pizza Party at DMJX with cultural entertainment by students in the canteen.



Friday 26 August


Intro to the different programmes:


Multimedia Journalism semester in room 202

Photo Journalism semester in room 802

TV Journalism semester in room 701

Europe in the World in room 702


14:00 Introduction to DMJX student media and sports by/ Mentors

(Small Auditorium Room 234)


15:00 Friday Bar intro by/ Mentors in the Friday Bar (might be moved to next week)

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