Access to buildings (Nat)

Below you can find a collection of local information about access to buildings at Nat.

Department of Biology

How to get a key

Keys and access to buildings are provided by the secretariat in building 1135, 2nd floor.

Opening hours for key collection are Tuesdays and Thursdays between kl. 10:00 - 12:00. Look for the "Enquiry office" sign on the office doors to find out which office you should enter in order to enquire about or collect your key.

To receive a key, please complete the key form below. If you have completed the key form online and are unable to collect your key during opening hours, you will find your key in the pigeonhole, marked "Keys", in the mail rooms in buildings 1540, 1131 or 1135 on Tuesday and Thursday in the following week from 13:00.

Access to buildings (access card)

Entrance doors to AU buildings are locked between 17:00- 7:00 on weekdays and on weekends and public holidays.

You can order an access card yourself. It must be activated by a member of the secretariat before use - come by during opening hours or send an email to one of the contacts.

Order your access card here

Administrate your personal pincode for your access card here

Guests cards are on loan for a maximum of 3 months and are provided by a member of the secretariat during opening hours.

Return of keys and guest access card

Keys and guest access cards must be returned to the secretariat at the end of your contract or stay. NOTE: Keys and guest access cards are personal and may not be handed over to others. You may return keys and guest access cards in the mailbox (marked "Key return") at the entrance of building 1135. All keys and cards have an ID number, which enables us to track the owner.  

Department of Computer Science

Card Access at Computer Science

From the 1st of December 2019, the administrative personnel at Department of Computer Science will handle all requests regarding card access at the buildings linked to Department of Computer Science.

This includes:

  • Granting/removing permissions to buildings under Department of Computer Science for both students and staff
  • Revalidating, in case of exceeded expiration date
  • Handling setting up access permissions for new students - this does not include ordering access cards (see below)

This means that ST Byg 3 will no longer be your first contact about requests and/or issues with card access.

All requests should be addressed to Your requests should, as a minimum, include affiliation with Department of Computer Science, and your AUID.

Response times will vary based on the complexity of the request, but regular access-permission requests will be handled as soon as possible, normally within 1-2 business days.

Active students will automatically be given card access for one year at a time. This will be updated the first day of the fall semester each year. 

If you are an active student, but your card is denied when trying to access, you should reapply to as soon as possible. does not handle procurement of access cards. For students and PhD's, these still have to be ordered through your personal login page at, and for staff, including PostDoc, through

Please note that if you have ordered a new card, your access profiles will have been cancelled and your card will not work right away. You have to write to us to get the access profiles reactivated. 

Pincodes for cards are generated through

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Fill out the form below to gain access to the buildings.

Access to Buildings

Aplication about Access to Department of Physics and Astronomy

About you
Consent and confirm

Department of Geoscience

If you want access to Geoscience's buildings, please contact

Department of Chemistry

When you are enrolled as a student in Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry, your student card will automatically work as a key card for access to the buildings.
If you are following courses at the institute, you can also gain access if you need to enter the buildings outside regular office hours.

Please contact

Department of Mathematics

Please contact the information office, which you will find in building 1530, room 119.

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Access cards/keys to the department

Before you can get a access card/keys, your health and safety representative must show you the guidelines for working safely in the laboratory.

When you have had this presentation of safety in the laboratory, please do the following:

1) order and pay* for key(s) at the following link:

Students with an AU student card can get their student card activated by Rikke Mie Rahbek or Dorte Abildskov. To get your student card activated, you still need to get the check list signed, and you need to fill out the access and registration forms (see below).

If you need a key, you must order and pay as indicated below.

2) To get a key card/key(s), please go to Rikke Mie Rahbek or Dorte Abildskov bringing the following papers (filled out):

i) receipt for payment of deposit*
ii) signed check list concerning safe working environment – the "Safe Work Environment" leaflet
iii) form for registration of for studentsstaff/PhD students or guests (Word-files)

*To get a key, non-permanently employees will be charged a deposit of DKK 200. 

When you leave the department, you must hand in your key card/key(s) to Rikke Mie Rahbek or Dorte Abildskov, who will make sure that your deposit is refunded to your bank account.

Did you pay your deposit before 1 May 2020 please fill out this form and hand it in together with the key cards/key.

Dorte Abildskov

Department Secretary

Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO)

Please fill out the form below to gain access to iNANO's buildings.

If you are a student and you need a physical key to the buildings, you will have to pay a deposit for this key - payment is handled through this iNANO webshop

When your request and payment has been handled, you will get a notification that you can pick up your key/access card in 1590-218.