Knowledge creates development ­and growth

Close relationships to public and private sector businesses and organisations make Aarhus University an attractive partner which contributes to growth, development and sustainability through research-based knowledge.

Partnership agreements

In 2015, Aarhus University had 418 partnership agreements, for example with:

The Lundbeck Foundation
Research on serious mental disorders

Smart Cities
Bringing cities into the digital age

Aarhus 2017
Evaluation of the impact of the European Capital of Culture

Novo Nordisk
Research on diabetes - complications and patient treatment

Research on how dairy products can strengthen the immune system

Export companies
Mapping the DNA of successful export companies.

Aarhus BSS - a close partner of the business community

As Aarhus University’s broad business school, Aarhus BSS collaborates closely with companies and organisations to create knowledge that makes a difference, close partnerships and actual career opportunities for the students.

Researchers advise government

Aarhus University researchers from a variety of fields advise government agencies and institutions. These consultancy activities help society find innovative solutions, particularly in relation to the environment, energy, food and agriculture, as well as health and education. Each time the public sector invests one million kroner in research consultancy services, researchers at Aarhus University are able to generate an additional million from external funding.

Read more about public sector consultancy at AU