Talent Development, AU Research Support and External Relations

Tasks of the unit

The Talent Development Unit supports the university in realising the objective of talent development at the highest international level. The unit is part of the central administration and carries out interdisciplinary initiatives and tasks at AU in relation to PhD students and postdocs as well as providing a range of services for all international researchers and their accompanying families.


PhD degree programme consultancy and interdisciplinary coordination

We work with PhD programmes across AU to develop, implement and administer policy, as well as provide administrative guidance and support to the graduate school heads and system support for the PhD IT systems.

Junior Researcher Development Programme

We provide career development options for postdocs and assistant professors in fixed term positions, as well as administrative support for the Junior Researcher Association.

The JRDP support

Foundation support

We provide administrative support to the PhD Council for Educational Research and the Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF). 

Secretariat for AUFF and the PhD Council for Educational Research

The PhD Council for Educational Research

Aarhus University Research Foundation

International Academic Staff Services

We provide guidance and services for international PhD students, researchers, accompanying partners and families, as well as guest researchers. The services and programmes we offer reach across all faculties at Aarhus University and reinforce the recruitment, on-boarding process, and retention of international researchers.

The International Academic Staff support

Vibhuti Bhushan

International Coordinator

Anne Pletschette Langer

International Coordinator and Web Editor

Inge Aachmann Pedersen

!!Guest Researcher Supporter

Vibeke Tyrre Pedersen

International staff and mobility advisor

Catrine Rumohr

!!PhD Career Consultant & Expat Partner Advisor

Lisa Topelmann-Weder

International staff and mobility advisor

Employees in Talent Development

Name Job title Email Phone Building
Alarcón, Maria Student Worker mda@au.dk 1910, 215
Bhushan, Vibhuti International Coordinator vibh@au.dk +4593522140 1910, 116
Bjørke, Oda Student Worker odabj@au.dk +4587153623 1911, 215
Chor, Jane Advisor jchor@au.dk +4521656715 1910, 116
Fürjes, Julia Flora Student Worker juli.furjes@au.dk 1911, 215
Kristensen, Stine Birk Advisor for Talent Development stinebk@au.dk +4525563742 1911, 215
Langer, Anne Pletschette International Coordinator and Web Editor apl@au.dk +4593521661 1911, 215
Lauridsen, Tina Secretary til@au.dk +4593522077 1910, 111
Lietzen, Anne Have International Coordinator lietzen@au.dk +4587153264 1911, 215
Pedersen, Inge Aachmann !!Guest Researcher Supporter iap@au.dk +4587153603 1911, 215
Pedersen, Vibeke Tyrre International staff and mobility advisor vtp@au.dk +4540878974 1910, 116
Reeh, Mathilde Brøndum Student Worker mreeh@au.dk +4587153623 1911, 215
Rumohr, Catrine !!PhD Career Consultant & Expat Partner Advisor cr@au.dk +4593508903 1911, 215
Røgild, Jette Special Consultant jer@au.dk +4587152604 1911, 215
Skydsgaard, Marie Vorre Expat Partner Advisor marievorre@au.dk +4593508977 1910, 116
Topelmann-Weder, Lisa International staff and mobility advisor lisatw@au.dk +4525580670 1910, 116
Trifiletti, Daniela UIC Coordinator d.t@au.dk +4542485787 1910, 116
Winther, Michael Division Manager mw@au.dk +4587152558 1910, 116A
Østergaard Le, Tove Special Consultant toe@au.dk +4587152607 1910, 116