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Overview of AU's Administration

The administration at Aarhus University consists of five administrative divisions, four administration centres and the Rector’s Office.

The five administrative divisions are: AU HR, AU IT and Digital Media, AU Finance and Estates Project Development, AU Student Administration and Services, and AU Research Support and External Relations. They offer support and services to AU as a whole.

The administration centres offer support and services to their respective faculties and are headed by an administration centre manager who reports to the university director and the dean of the faculty in question.

Central administration

AU HR

HR at Aarhus University contributes to the university’s core activities by supporting and developing AU’s organisational efficiency and effectiveness through the university’s employees, organisation and culture. HR is organised into different administration centres and the central administration.

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AU IT

AU IT is dedicated to ensuring efficient, coherent and user-friendly digital solutions for employees and students at Aarhus University.

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AU Finance and Estates Project Development

AU Finance and Estates Project Development carries out the shared overall functions in relation to finance and estates projects and development.

The administrative division consists of five units: Accounts, Financial Control, Procurement, the Business Intelligence Unit and Estates Projects and Development.

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AU Student Administration and Services

AU Student Administration and Services performs central supportive administrative tasks for the AU studies administration in collaboration with the faculties.

AU Student Administration and Services consists of five units: Student recruitment and Admissions, Educational Administration Systems, International Office, Student Academic Support Services, and Educational Development and Analysis.

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AU Research Support and External Relations

AU Research Support and External Relations consists of the Research Support Office, Talent Development, Events and Communication Support, Corporate Relations and Technology Transfer as well as a secretariat.

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Rector's Office

The main task of the Rector's Office is to offer political, strategic and legal advisory services and sparring to the senior management team with particular focus on the rector, the pro-rector and the university director.

The Rector's Office is divided into three groups: Secretariat and Legal Support, Analysis and Policy and Communication and Press.

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Administration centres

Arts Administrative Centre

The Arts Administrative Centre performs supportive administrative tasks for the schools and centres at the Faculty of Arts within the fields of HR, estates management, IT, finance, communication, and PhD and studies administration.

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Aarhus BSS Administrative Centre

The Aarhus BSS Administrative Centre performs supportive administrative tasks for the departments and centres at Aarhus BSS within the fields of HR, estates management, finance, IT, communication, external relations, and PhD and studies administration.

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HE Administrative Centre

The HE Administrative Centre performs supportive administrative tasks for the Faculty of Health within the fields of HR, estates management, finance, IT, communication, international activities, and PhD and studies administration.

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ST Administrative Centre

The ST Administrative Centre performs supportive administrative tasks at the Faculty of ST within the fields of HR, estates management, IT, finance, communication, and PhD and studies administration.

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