Aarhus University (AU) will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Since its foundation in 1928, the university has evolved from 78 students to approx. 38,000 students today. The main campus of AU is located in the middle of Aarhus. Rooted in strong disciplines, researchers and students have been generating new knowledge here for 95 years. Aarhus University is Denmark’s second-largest university, with 38,000 students, five faculties, research activities all over the country and campuses in Aarhus, Herning and Emdrup.
Research and education of the highest international quality are at the core of our mission, and strong partnerships with our society are at the heart of our activities. Thanks to its size and reputation as a leading research-intensive university, Aarhus University has strong impact and influence across the entire spectrum of disciplines, locally, nationally and globally.
Today, Aarhus ranks among the top 100 universities in the world in several international rankings – out of over 17,000 universities worldwide.