Ceremony in the Main Hall, Aarhus University

Song for the audience: Danmark, nu blunder den lyse nat (Denmark, the bright night slumbers now)

Speeches by Chair of the University Board Connie Hedegaard, Rector Brian Bech Nielsen and Maria Møller, Master’s degree student in education studies

Song: Vi søger det frygtløst i dybet (We seek it fearlessly in the depths)

Conferral of HM Queen Margrethe II’s travel grant to students at Aarhus University

Conferral of the Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation’s awards – the Prize of Honour for University Pedagogics and the Research Communication Prize of Honour

Announcement of Aarhus University’s Honoured Alumnus 2018

Entertainment by the Music Students’ Choir, conductor Ole Faurschou

Conferral of honorary doctorates

Celebration address by professor Lotte Bøgh Andersen, Department of Political Science 

Song for the audience: Septembers himmel (September’s sky is so blue)

(Please note the ceremony will be videotaped)


Light refreshments in the Ambulatory and the Museum of Ancient Art



Concert Hall Aarhus

20:00 "Like A Rolling Stone"
Concert performed by well-known artists, including Indra, Nina Forsberg, Kira Skov, Jesper Binzer, Jimmy Jørgensen and Steen Jørgensen. The orchestra will be conducted by Per Chr. Frost and Peter Vuust.
Master of ceremonies: Martin Brygmann

22:00 Wine and snacks

23:00 Thank you and goodnight 


Aarhus University will celebrate its 90th anniversary with afternoon festivities in the Main Hall followed by a party at Concert Hall Aarhus the same evening. The university’s anniversary will also be celebrated on Friday 21 September, when the Student Council, AU Sport and the university invite all students and employees to Denmark’s biggest Friday bar and sports day.