The Nobel Prize at Aarhus University

Aarhus University researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize on two occasions.

In 1997, Jens Christian Skou was awarded a Nobel Prize for his description

of the sodium-potassium pump, and in 2010, Niels Bohr Professor Dale T. Mortensen

was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics.

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International Centre

The International Centre welcomes all international staff and students, including PhD students. You´ll find us in the Dale T. Mortensen Building at Campus Aarhus ready to provide you with all the guidance and information needed to make your transition to Denmark as smooth as possible.

Strategic partnerships and alliances

Aarhus University is a modern research-intensive university. Since its establishment in 1928 the university has rapidly developed into a leading public research university with nationwide and international clout across the entire research spectrum. 

Over the last decade, the university has consolidated its position in the top 100 of the most influential university rankings. The university places a high priority on a close connection to business and industry, and it takes pride in its engagement in the development of the society to which it belongs.

Faculties and departments

Free e-book of the month

Every month you can download a meticulously chosen e-book from Aarhus University Press free of charge. This month you can read Evolutionary ecology of plant-plant interactions by Christian Damgaard.


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