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Aarhus University was founded on 11 September 1928, and holds a celebration every year to commemorate the event. We invite staff and external associates whose contributions and support are invaluable to Aarhus University to join us at the celebration.

The 2023 annual celebration will take place on 15 September

The celebration of the university’s 95th anniversary will begin in the afternoon with speeches, a celebration address, music, the conferral of honorary doctorates and presentations of awards and scholarships. The annual celebration will take place in the Main Hall on Nordre Ringgade. The event is for invited guests with a ticket of admission only.

The celebration continues in the evening with an event at Concert Hall Aarhus. At 8 pm there is a concert for staff and external partners in the Concert Hall’s Store Sal, led by Peter Vuust. Afterwards, all guests are invited to a glass of wine in the foyer.

Registration for external associates and AU management representatives

An invitation for external associates and AU management representatives will be sent out by email on 7 August. Please register by using the link in the personal invitation. You should not use the employee registration link you receive on 8 August if you are an AU management representative.

Click here to read about this years' awards, grants and honorary doctorates