Each year, the Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation awards two prizes of honour at the annual celebration.
The Teaching Prize (former Prize of Honour for Pedagogics) recognises outstanding and ground-breaking teaching at Aarhus University. The prize is accompanied by a DKK 60,000 cash award.
The Research Communication Prize recognises excellence and innovation in the communication of knowledge from the university to the general public. The prize is accompanied by a DKK 60,000 cash award.