Distinguished Alumni

Since 1928, Aarhus University has celebrated its anniversary with the annual celebration. On the occasion of the university’s 80th anniversary in 2008, the university established a distinguished alumnus award. Each year, the award honours a graduate of Aarhus University whose impressive achievements have drawn positive attention to the university. The recipient of the award is always a graduate who has made an extraordinary contribution to society through his or her work, either nationally or internationally.