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.

Five promising research talents

This year five PhD students have been selected for the AUFF 50.000 DKK PhD Prize, which acknowledges highly remarkable efforts, both in research and in the communication hereof.

Read more about the five research talents.

Watch video portraits.

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 fom the foundation's many grants and activities in 2016.

 

 

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.

New discoveries in AU IDEAS project

Researchers at the AU IDEAS centre, CODER, which received start-up funding from the foundation, have made new scientific breakthroughs. Ordinary people of all ages help solve quantum physics problems by playing computer games. The results will be published in the prestigious journal Nature. 

In 2015 the foundation introduced a new support programme, AUFF NOVA, which replaced AU IDEAS.

 

 

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 millin 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 02.06.2017