Aarhus University in Aarhus 2017

About AU in Aarhus 2017

Aarhus was the European Capital of Culture in 2017. Aarhus University (AU) was involved in a wide range of specific activities and projects which would contribute to growth, insight and development.

AU’s researchers and students were broadly represented in everything from research and development projects to conferences and events – both as initiators, drivers and partners.

On this page, you can get an overview of AU’s activities. For more information, please refer to the individual projects’ own websites.

Core projects with AU as the driving force

rethinkIMPACTS 2017

rethinkIMPACTS 2017 consists of a number of research and evaluation activities which investigate the impact of being the European Capital of Culture. rethinkIMPACTS 2017 is a strategic partnership with Aarhus 2017 and the primary focal point for AU’s efforts.

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Aarhus 2017 Academy

2017 Academy is a forum which, through a variety of activities, rethinks the relationship between knowledge, art, culture and businesses, e.g. with student-driven network meetings, pop-up laboratories, summer schools and events. 2017 Academy has been established as a strategic partnership between VIA University College, Aarhus University and Aarhus 2017 and is realised in collaboration with a number of players from the cultural sector and the creative industries in Central Denmark Region.

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Projects with AU researchers and students as partners