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Faroe Islands field course - A window to the geology of the Northeast Atlantic at Aarhus University   is targeted to geoscientists as well as other natural sciences and engineering students who have some geological background.

The Faroe Islands are a natural laboratory to study the geological evolution of the Northeast Atlantic, including aspects of:

  • Plate tectonics
  • Basin formation
  • Volcanism
  • Natural resources
  • Environmental change
  • Glacial processes
  • Geotechnical aspects.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 days
    • Duration description

      2 August - 11 August

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

Programme Structure

The course uses the Faroe Island as an example to study aspects of:

  • Volcanism
  • Sedimentology
  • Geotechnics
  • Geohazards
  • Sedimentary basins
  • Coal and hydrocarbons

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:

At least two years of university study including 20 ECTS of geoscience subjects. 

  • General:

Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1245 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1245 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 9 days.
  • EU/EEA

    137 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 137 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 9 days.
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Exchange students: No Fee 

Living costs for Aarhus

  • 6639 - 10060 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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Faroe Islands field course - A window to the geology of the Northeast Atlantic
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