Aarhus University Århus Universitet 


top General Information


Street:Nordre Ringgade 1



Post Code:8000

Tel.:+45 87-15 00-00

Fax:+45 87-15-00-01



Other Sites

Also University Hospital and Interdisciplinary Research Centres

Institution Funding



Founded 1928 by municipal authorities, recognized by Parliament 1931, and awarded Government grant. Achieved full University status 1934. Became State Institution 1970 under the supervision of the Ministry of Education.

Academic Year

September to June (September-December; February-June)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (studentereksamen) or equivalent



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Higher Education and Science

top Officers

Head : Brian Bech Nielsen

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Jane Kraglund

Job title:University Director

top Divisions

Department/Division : Aesthetics and Communication

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Fine Arts, Mass Communication, Modern Languages, Musicology

Department/Division : Agroecology

Fields of study:Agriculture, Ecology, Environmental Management, Natural Resources

Department/Division : Animal Science

Fields of study:Veterinary Science, Zoology

Department/Division : Biomedicine

Fields of study:Biomedicine

Department/Division : Bioscience

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences

Department/Division : Business Administration

Fields of study:Business Administration

Department/Division : Business Communication

Fields of study:Business and Commerce, Management, Marketing

Department/Division : Chemistry

Fields of study:Chemistry

Department/Division : Clinical Medicine

Fields of study:Medicine

Department/Division : Computer Science

Fields of study:Computer Science

Department/Division : Culture and Society

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Chinese, Eastern European Studies, History, Japanese, Philosophy, Religion, South Asian Studies

Department/Division : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dentistry

Department/Division : Economics and Business

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics

Department/Division : Education

Fields of study:Education

Department/Division : Engineering

Fields of study:Engineering

Department/Division : Environmental Science

Fields of study:Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources

Department/Division : Food Science

Fields of study:Food Science

Department/Division : Forensic Medicine

Fields of study:Forensic Medicine and Dentistry

Department/Division : Geoscience

Fields of study:Earth Sciences, Geology

Department/Division : Law

Fields of study:Law

Department/Division : Mathematics

Fields of study:Mathematics

Department/Division : Molecular Biology and Genetics

Fields of study:Genetics, Molecular Biology

Department/Division : Physics and Astronomy

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Physics

Department/Division : Political Science and Government

Fields of study:Government, Political Sciences

Department/Division : Psychology and Behavioural Sciences

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Psychology

Department/Division : Public Health

Fields of study:Public Health

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering

More details:Previously independant school - merged with the university in 2012.

top Degrees

Bachelorgrad (Bachelor's degree)

Kandidatgrad (Master's degree)

Ph.d.-grad (PhD degree)

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Foreign Studies Centre

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


Acta Jutlandica

Main Press

Aarhus Universitetsforlag

Updated on 07-02-2015