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Sounding city - Sonic interventions and storytelling for liveable urban spaces at Aarhus University  will cover aspects of sound studies and urban studies and how these fields connect, and will introduce to participatory audience engagement and how public space can be a space for democratizing processes.

Key facts:

The focus of the summer school will be on how residents in urban quarters may interact with soundscapes and sonic interventions, and how the summer school participants will bring the understanding of these audiences / users / residents into conceptualizing, developing and producing digital and analogue sound pieces and stories for urban development and the everyday urban life.Students will be introduced to theories of soundscapes and urban development and will be able to examine and analyse sound productions and urban spaces. Students will be introduced to working empirically with field recordings and with on-site interviews as well as to working in design thinking and maker processes.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 days
    • Duration description

      9 August - 20 August

  • Credits
    10 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


  • Our main area of focus will be Scandinavia and Northern Europe. However, other regions in the world will be covered in order for the students to gain a broad understanding of the development of maritime society and technologies around the world. 
  • During the course, the students will get a good overview on various IT-based aids and scientific methods at the disposal of the maritime archaeologist.  Finally, central concepts and methods in the fields of organisation, management of cultural heritage, and communication will be a part of the specific course.

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Course specific:

To apply for the course you must either be enrolled in a bachelor's degree, have a bachelor's degree or have passed a qualifying entry examination.

  • General:

Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1373 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1373 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
  • EU/EEA

    824 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 824 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
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Living costs for Struer

  • 5500 - 8500 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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