aarhusUniversityW500Aarhus University (AU) was founded in 1928. It has 37,500 students; about 1,900 PhD students - of which one in four has a foreign nationality - and close to 700 postdoctoral scholars together with 8,000 employees (2012).

AU has four faculties - Aarhus Faculty of Arts, Aarhus Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus Faculty of Health Sciences and Aarhus School of Business & Social Sciences. The four faculties cover the entire research spectrum – basic research, applied research, strategic research and research based advice to the authorities.

In recent years AU has been moving up the most important university ranking lists. In 2014 the university was number 68 at the Leiden Ranking, and number 138 of 17,000 universities on the Times Higher Education World University Ranking (2013).
AU has participated in 278 FP7 projects. It has hosted/is currently hosting 29 ERC projects and 69 Marie Curie projects both Fellowships and Initial Training Networks. AU therefore has a very successful track record of managing both individual fellowships and large international projects and of hosting visiting researchers of all career stages for both training and knowledge transfer purposes.
Internationalisation is part of the University’s mission and it continuously works to strengthen the international profile of the University through a series of initiatives which will increase international research partnerships and the number of international students. Further information and key figures can be found at http://www.au.dk/en/about

People

Prof. Dr. Jörg Müller

Dr. Myroslav Bachynskyi

 

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