Sustainability at AU 

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

68 new climate initiatives will pave the way for a greener university

A new climate-friendly travel policy and a way to collect separated waste. These are just a few of the 68 ambitious activities that are a part of a new action plan that the faculties have developed based on AU's climate strategy, and that will contribute to the university's green transition.

Sustainability in degree programmes

In the spring of 2021, Aarhus University offers a total of 108 courses that are directly related to the UN's 17 sustainable development goals – as well as 13 courses at Summer University. 

AU to head work on circular procurement

How can businesses and organisations generate more climate-friendly procurement? Aarhus University will help to answer this question when a working group headed by the university roll up their sleeves as part of a new climate alliance in Aarhus.

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

Contact information

If you have any questions please send an email to or contact AU's Sustainability Team.