The International Cultural Studies (ICS) Program at Aalborg University covers research and teaching within the fields of culture, communication, politics, history, psychology, art and language.
The vast majority of the courses available within the ICS program are delivered in English, but there are also courses in German and Spanish. Project supervision is available in English, German, Spanish and French.
ICS is integrated with the bachelor and master programs for students in the various departments within the Faculty of Humanities.
Approximately 30-35 guest students - primarily from partner universities in Asia, Australia, the Americas, and Europe - enroll in ICS each semester. The ratio of guest students to Danish students in most classes is approximately 1:10.
The ICS program requires students to:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Undergraduates are expected to have completed a minimum of one year of undergraduate studies within the humanities or one and one-half years within the social sciences. If you wish to enroll in 7-9th semester courses, you should have completed at least two years of related undergraduate study.
Relevant specializations include communication and cultural studies, cultural geography and social history, linguistics and literature, media and film studies, political science and international studies, and marketing. Foreign language majors are especially welcome to apply, as are students specializing in European, Latin American, and Scandinavian Studies.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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