Aarhus University

Aarhus University was founded in 1928 and is the second biggest university in Denmark. Since its foundation the university has evolved from 78 students to 38.000 students and ranks today among the top 100 universities in the world.

With more than 8,000 employees, including 550 professors producing over 10,000 research publications annually, Aarhus University is a significant hub for education, research and innovation. This reflects the university’s vision of being a research-intensive institution that aspires to the highest international standards. The university is dedicated to creating value through knowledge, new insights, and collaboration, playing a crucial role in bridging Denmark with the global academic community.

Aarhus University is organized into five faculties: The Faculty of Arts, Aarhus BSS (Business and Social Sciences), The Faculty of Health, The Faculty of Natural Sciences, and The Faculty of Technical Sciences. This structure supports a broad range of academic disciplines, encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. Aarhus also has a strong tradition of multidisciplinary research, demonstrated by its 42 major research centres. These centers facilitate pioneering science and innovation and foster collaboration among scholars from various fields. The commitment of theuniversity to interdisciplinary research ensures that it remains at the forefront of addressing complex global challenges through both international and multistakeholder collaborations.

In summary, Aarhus University excels in providing a dynamic academic environment which supports mission-driven research at all TRL levels fostering global connectivity and innovation. The university’s dedication to excellence and impact in both education and research positions it as a leading institution not only in Europe but also abroad.


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