Visitors' Service

Aarhus University’s Visitors’ Service is staffed by students employed at sections including AU Communication.

The Visitors’ Service offers free guided tours of the university for groups. You arrange the meeting point and departure time for the tour with our students, and the time slots depend on their study plans. The tours include a guided tour of selected buildings at the university and in the University Park. The tours are conducted by students with general knowledge of the history of Campus Aarhus, as well as its architecture, art works and study life.

A typical tour takes one hour, but we can make it shorter or longer depending on what you would like to see. We recommend you to wear sensible walking shoes, as the distance covered is actually between two and three kilometres. You can also combine your tour with a visit to one of the university’s museums (website in Danish only), including lunch or coffee in one of the university’s canteens (website in Danish only). However, you are personally responsible for organising this.

Any group can have a guided tour

Free guided tours are available for all interested groups (minimum five people), such as schools, associations, companies and clubs.

The Visitors’ Service offers guided tours from Monday to Thursday between 08.00 and 17.00 and on Fridays between 08.00 and 14.00, and we can conduct tours in Danish or English. Please note that we charge a fee for guided tours from Monday to Thursday after 17.00, as well as on Fridays after 14.00 and at weekends.

Get in touch with us

If you would like to organise a guided tour for a group, you can book by sending an e-mail to kommunikation@au.dk. Please contact us at least a month before the date requested because the Visitors’ Service at Aarhus University depends on students who have to fit the tour in with their studies.

If you are interested in learning more about the history of Aarhus University, you can find information (in Danish only) here.