Sustainability at AU

At AU we are committed to promoting sustainable development through our research, degree programmes and operations.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report 2022

AU's emits less CO2emissions now than before Covid-19, but we need to maintain a sharp focus on reduction – particularly in relation to air travel. This is the main message of AU’s 2022 GHG emissions report. Read more

Carpooling club at AU

AU has created a carpooling club in the Ta’Med app, which makes it easier for you to arrange lifts with other AU employees.

AU Garden 

At the intersection of Nordre Ringgade and Trøjborgvej you will find the AU Garden where there’s room for gardening, socialising, and encouraging biodiversity. A project group of students and employees who are passionate about plants and biodiversity is behind the project. Would you like to join? Find out more.

Something green is cooking at AU

We’ve been eating vegetarian at meetings and conferences at Aarhus University since last August. So how do people feel about the new meat-free menus? What do the kitchen staff have to say, and how do conference participants feel about going meat-free? Learn more

Consider the climate when you travel

If you need to travel for work, the university encourages you to choose the most climate-friendly form of travel – and to think twice about whether the trip is really necessary. AU’s revised travel policy will contribute to reducing the university’s carbon footprint. Learn more.

Contact information

If you have any questions please send an email to or contact AU's Green Team.

Sustainability network

Aarhus University have established a network (#AUGreen) for students and employees at the university. Join the network.