Aarhus University

Research Foundation

The foundation’s objective is to support scientific research at Aarhus University. The foundation awards grants to concrete research projects and larger multi-year projects and initiatives that strengthen research at Aarhus University.

Aarhus University

Research Foundation

The foundation’s objective is to support scientific research at Aarhus University. The foundation awards grants to concrete research projects and larger multi-year projects and initiatives that strengthen research at Aarhus University.

Aarhus University

Research Foundation

The foundation’s objective is to support scientific research at Aarhus University. The foundation awards grants to concrete research projects and larger multi-year projects and initiatives that strengthen research at Aarhus University.

Aarhus University

Research Foundation

The foundation’s objective is to support scientific research at Aarhus University. The foundation awards grants to concrete research projects and larger multi-year projects and initiatives that strengthen research at Aarhus University.

New support programme: AUFF flagships

AUFF launches a new tool in the grant budget for 2018: AUFF flagships.

AUFF flagships cover research projects of extraordinary high carat with a considerable ability to create breakthroughs and of innovative strength.

The new tool demands partnership with other foundations, nationally or internationally.

Read more about AUFF flagships

Read more about the foundations grant budget for 2018 (coming)

 



AUFF supports AU's space programme

The first Aarhus satellite is supported by Aarhus University Research Foundation and is meant to give both students and scientists at Aarhus University the possibility of a new approach to science via satellites in a new cooperation with Danish GomSpace A/S.

The mission of the programme is to examine how the so-called nano satellites can be used for carrying out scientific research. The satellite is named Delphine-1.

Read more about Delphini-1 and the space programme.

FEAS has chosen adviser for campus development

A team of advisers based in Aarhus consisting of AART Architects, Møller & Grønborg, E+N and Trafikplan Rådgivende Ingeniører (consulting engineers) will advise FEAS (the research foundation’s real-estate company) on the development of the new campus area at Aarhus Kommunehospital.

This is the result of the parallel assignment undertaken by FEAS in the fall. FEAS will take over the area in 2019, whereupon Aarhus University will begin to occupy the buildings.

Read more.

A year devoted to expansion

The work of the board in 2016 was largely characterised by the major decisions made in 2015, including the doubling of our annual grant level and our real estate company's purchase of the former Aarhus Kommunehospital.

The foundation distributed DKK 144 million to research activities at Aarhus University in 2016.

Read more in the foundations annual report here.

The annual report contains a series of picks from the foundation's many grants and activities in 2016.

 

 

2016 grants

In 2016 the Foundation awarded 144 million DKK to research at Aarhus University.

More than 50 % of the foundation' 2016 grants went to the growth layer, including DKK 50 million in the for of AUFF Starting Grans for assisting and associate professors and DKK 33 million in the form of AUF NOVA grants.

Read about the foundation's 2016 grants in a detailed outline of the specific focus areas (in Danish).

 

 

Research stays in Møllehuset

AUFF accepts applications for research stays in Møllehuset at Sandbjerg Estate on an ongoing basis. Please use the application form.

Applications for research stays in Møllehuset must be sent to the Aarhus University Research Foundation.

Read more.

Deadline for applications

The Aarhus University Research Foundation only accepts applications following calls. However, the foundation accepts applications for PhD courses, research group meetings, workshops, summer camps and stays in Møllehuset on an ongoing basis.


Read more about grants and deadlines for applications.

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Revised 21.11.2017