Aarhus University Seal / Aarhus Universitets segl

Join our Alumni Community

More than 2,500 alumni have already joined our alumni community. Membership is free and gives you access to a number of benefits and events. Furthermore, you can keep in touch with and expand your professionel network through the AU Alumni Network.
Please join the AU Alumni Network

As an Science and Technology alumni you can also join our departments' LinkedIn groups and access a professional network within your field of education and/or work.
See the departments alumni activities and join our LinkedIn groups


If you have any questions please contact alumni coordinator Kia Sofie Abildtrup alumne.scitech@au.dk, tel. +45 93508837.


Associate Professor Thomas Bjørnskov Poulsen from the Department of Chemistry today received an ERC Consolidator Grant for his Recypion project. (Photo: AU Photo)

2019.12.11 |

ERC grant winner aims to develop substances with antibiotic effects

Today, the European Research Council (ERC) is awarding a total of EUR 600 million to 301 top researchers throughout Europe. One of them is Associate Professor Thomas Poulsen from the Department of Chemistry, who has received an ERC Consolidator Grant of DKK 15 million (EUR 2 million) for his Recypion project.

Michelle Williams will head the new joint research infrastructure FOODHAY. Photo: AU

2019.12.09 |

DKK 103 million to pave the way for future food research

A group of Danish universities and companies are working together to set up a joint high-tech laboratory centre, FOODHAY, which aims to develop healthier, more sustainable foods and reduce food waste. FOODHAY is an important step towards greener food, says the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen, whose ministry…

This cabbage field at Aarstiderne is just one of the sites for intense research into the sustainable cultivation methods of the future. Here, Associate Professor Hanne Lakkenborg Kristensen and Svend Daverkosen, head of agricultural and environmental management at Aarstiderne are hard at work. Photo: Dorthe Lundh

2019.12.09 |

From cutlets to cabbage – the route to greener food production

Replacing meat with vegetables on our plates entails more than just changing habits. The transition also requires new knowledge about sustainable cultivation methods on fields. The Department of Food Science is researching how vegetable growers can keep up with increasing demand, with the least possible impact on the environment. Find out more in…


Wed 18 Dec
12:00-14:30 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, DK-8000 Aarhus C
Villum Investigator Celebration
Aarhus University invites you to celebrate our five new VILLUM Investigators who in total have received DKK 185.3 million from VILLUM FONDEN.
Mon 15 Jun
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
European First Year Experience conference 2020
The EFYE conference is for academics and support staff who are interested in improving the experience of students in their transition into higher education and to get a sense of belonging. The conference theme is “One for all, all for one” and highlights how everyone involved in first year have a part to play in integrating the new students in the best possible way.