Sustainability at AU 

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

This site is intended for students and employees at AU and focuses primarily on the operational aspects of this work. On this site, you can find information about AU’s sustainability network and AU’s climate strategy. You can also find examples of initiatives that are helping to ensure that AU’s operations are sustainable. 

AU adopts ambitious new climate strategy

Aarhus University has approved its first climate strategy. The overall goal of this ambitious strategy, which covers the period up to and including 2025, is a significant reduction in the university’s carbon emissions. Learn more.

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 small project group of dedicated students and employees who are passionate about plants and biodiversity is behind the project. Would you like to join?   

Find out more.

How AU works with sustainability

All over the university, people are working with the environmental sustainability of AU in many different ways and levels.    

Sustainability network

Aarhus University have established a new sustainability network for students and employees at the university.  

Join the #AUSustainability network today.


Contact information

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Biodiversity in the middle of the University Park 

A group of committed students and employees from Bioscience has, in collaboration with AU Finance and Estates Projects and Developments, begun a project to let nature roam free in two selected areas of the University Park – for the benefit of biodiversity as well as the users of the park.

Read more.