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Information fra SU og SPS - maj 2022

Information from the SU and SPS office

Last modified: 24.05.2022

Remember to apply for SU for your Master’s programme if you complete your Bachelor´s programme this summer  

SU is granted for a certain study programme. Your Bachelor´s programme and your Master´s programme are considered two different programmes.    

  

If you expect to complete your Bachelor’s programme before the end of August 2022, and you are admitted to a Master’s programme starting 1 September 2022, you must remember to apply for SU for the Master’s programme as from July if you wish to receive SU in the summer period (July and August). If you wish to apply for SU for your Master´s programme as from July, you can apply via minSU 1 June 2022 at the earliest, since you can apply for SU only one month in advance. If you wish to receive SU in the beginning of July, you must apply no later than mid-June since a processing time of two weeks must be expected. It is not possible to apply for SU retroactively and for that reason you must apply for SU as from July no later than 31 July 2022.  

  

You are not eligible for SU during the summer if you graduate from your Bachelor´s programme in May or earlier. In this case you can apply for SU for your Master´s programme as from September.  

  

If you are granted exemption to sign up for Master´s programme courses while completing your Bachelor´s programme  

If you are granted exemption to sign up for Master´s programme courses while completing your Bachelor´s programme, please note that you are enrolled in the Bachelor´s programme, which means that you are only eligible for SU for the Bachelor´s programme. In this case you must prolong your Bachelor´s programme on minSU - ”Ret din SU – Forlæng uddannelse”. If you do not have any SU portions left for your Bachelor’s programme, you may apply for a loan (“Slutlån” in Danish). Once you have completed your Bachelor’s programme, you can apply for SU for your Master’s programme.   

  

If you are delayed in your Bachelor´s programme or your Master´s programme  

If you are delayed in your programme, you must prolong your programme on minSU ”Ret din SU – Forlæng uddannelse”. Please note that if you hold a public transportation card “Ungdomskort” or if you receive transportation grants “kilometerpenge”,  you must re-apply for these when prolonging your programme.  

 

You will receive SU support as long as you have enough SU portions or loan (“slutlån” in Danish) and at the same time fulfill the rules regarding study activity.  

 

Parental SU rates (“fødselsklip”)  - New rules 

You can apply for parental SU rates (“fødselsklip”), if you are having a child. As from 1 August 2022 new rules will take effect.  This means that both parents will receive up to 9 parental SU rates (“fødselsklip” in Danish). Single parents will receive up to 12 parental SU rates. You can read more about the new rules here (in Danish only). 

  

If you apply for parental SU rates before 1 August 2022 you application will follow the current rules, where mothers are entitled to 12 parental SU rates, and fathers are entitled to 6 parental SU rates. Mothers can apply 2 months before due date and fathers can apply for parental SU rates from the month of the estimated childbirth. You apply on minSU. 

 

Please note that there are important differences between formal leave of absence and parental absence. If you wish to continue receiving SU (including parental SU rates/mixed SU rates), you must not apply for leave of absence (formal leave of absence through Stads Self Service) since you are not entitled to SU while being on formal leave of absence.  

 

Extension of SU 

If you have a professional Bachelor’s education, a two-year minor or propedeutics you might be eligible for extra SU grant portions. If the prescribed total duration of your Bachelor’s education and your Master’s education surpasses 58 grant portions, the SU grant is extended in order to level out the difference. Please note that the extension is only valid for your current Master’s education. You can apply by sending an e-mail to su@aau.dk  

 

Youth Card (“Ungdomskort”) and  Mileage Allowance (“kilometerpenge”)  

 
You can apply for Youth Card and in some cases Mileage Allowance - read more about these transportation discounts ungdomskort.dk 

 

SU  

Questions regarding SU  

You will find the answers to most of your questions at su.dk or on the AAU SU Office website en.su.aau.dk. If you have further questions regarding SU, you are welcome to contact us.   

If you need to submit documentation or applications to us, please do so from your student mail to our email su@aau.dk (secure mail).   

  

SPS  

Special Educational Support (SPS)   

SPS is an offer to students with disabilities. If you have a mental or neurological diagnosis, a physical disability, dyslexia or dyscalculia you can apply for special educational support (”SPS”). Different facilities or perhaps a mentor can be granted with the purpose of meeting your specific needs in regard to studying. You can read more about SPS at spsu.dk and sps.aau.dk (only in Danish).          

 

If you would like to hear more about special educational support (SPS) you can write to sps@aau.dk or call us Tuesday and Thursday from 10-12 (Phone 9940 9430). Your enquiry will be considered confidential.  

  

Please note:   

SU and SPS s closed from 18 - 29 July 2022.