Profile

Based in the second-largest city in Denmark, Aarhus University is a comprehensive, research-intensive and globally oriented university. The Faculty of Arts is one of four faculties here. With a research staff of more than 500, it is among the largest faculties in Northern Europe for research and teaching within the field of cultural and social practices.

The faculty og Arts is organised in three schools and 24 departments, and our research ranges from theology, archaeology, classical humanities, languages, area studies and information studies to education science.

The faculty conducts 34 Bachelor’s degree programmes and 52 Master’s degree programmes including a large number of electives, as well as running a graduate school which is responsible for PhD degrees. A number of full degree programmes and electives are taught in English. A vibrant student life and learning environment meets you at our campuses in Aarhus and Copenhagen.

The faculty is an active partner in international partnerships with other universities. In Denmark we collaborate with a number of external partners such as museums, local regional government and private enterprises.

In the Times Higher Education’s ranking list for 2016, the faculty’s research environment was placed number 55 in the world, making it the strongest research environment for the humanities in Denmark.