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Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus

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Aarhus University (Danish: Aarhus Universitet, abbreviated AU) is a public research university located in Aarhus, Denmark. It is the largest and second oldest university in Denmark. The university belongs to the Coimbra Group, the Guild, and Utrecht Network of European universities and is a member of the European University Association.
The university was founded in Aarhus, Denmark, in 1928 and comprises five faculties in Arts, Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Health, and Business and Social Sciences and has a total of twenty-seven departments. It is home to over thirty internationally recognised research centres, including fifteen Centres of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. The university has been ranked among the top 100 world's best universities. Times Higher Education ranks Aarhus University in the top 10 of the most beautiful universities in Europe (2018).
The university's alumni include Bjarne Stroustrup, the inventor of programming language C++, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Prime Minister of Denmark and a Secretary General of NATO.

Nobel Laureate Jens Christian Skou (Chemistry, 1997), conducted his groundbreaking work on the Na/K-ATPase in Aarhus and remained employed at the university until his retirement.

Two other nobel laureates: Trygve Haavelmo (Economics, 1989) and Dale T. Mortensen (Economics, 2010). were affiliated with the university.

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  • Denmark offers free higher education and very good study conditions, where every student can develop their personal skills!  more »
  • Aarhus University, the second largest in Denmark, is built on a hill and can be seen from almost everywhere in Aarhus. The buildings are all yellow, which helps them stand out. Driving onto the...  more »
  • Beautiful architecture and professional staff both scientists and students who are dedicated to their field of work.  more »
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  • WHERE ARE ALL THE MOUNTAINSSS!!!!???!! NO FRIKCINNG MOUNTAINSS AHHHH IM SO ANGREE. also: no doniouts. no coffe. poor sewrivece screwdriver
  • Beautiful campus. A great university that offers a broad range of courses. A lot of fun on the weekends too. Always something going on and students are very welcoming.
  • One of the most beautiful university campuses. Absolutely serene.
  • Beautiful and great university - It's a place of deep learning and fantastic culture.
  • Absolutely amazing University. Fantastic learning-platforms, fantastic lectors and amazing co-students.

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