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Sustainability at AU 

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

This site is primarily focused on the operational aspects of this work and contains information about AU’s sustainability network and the development of AU’s strategy for the area. You can also find examples of initiatives that are helping to ensure that AU’s operations are sustainable.       

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.

Sustainability network

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

Join the #AUSustainability network today.


AU is developing a sustainability strategy

A working group consisting of students and employees is in the process of drafting a sustainability strategy for AU for the period 2020 to 2025.

Read more about the working group and the strategy.

Meeting in the ambassador network

The next meeting in the network will be held on 18 December. 

How AU works with sustainability

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

Video: Vox pop

See video from the sustainability seminar on 21. March, where students and employees turned up to discuss how we can create a more sustainable University (in Danish).

Contact information

If you have any questions please send an email to


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.

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