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Living in Aarhus

The school’s main campus is located in the city of Aarhus. Aarhus is Denmark’s second largest city and the youngest measured in terms of the average age of its inhabitants, which is far lower than anywhere else in the country. Aarhus University alone has 40,000 students. This gives the city a youthful and exciting vibrancy of its very own.

The city is often referred to locally as ‘the world’s smallest big city’ – regardless of where you are, everything can still be reached by bike. At the same time, the city has everything a proper city should have: theatres, a concert hall, museums, bars, cafés, restaurants, parks, speciality shops and weekend markets.

The city hosts numerous concerts and festivals every year. Spot Festival showcases more than 130 upcoming bands, while the three-day NorthSide Festival displays the most popular acts in alternative music, and the Aarhus Festival in September is the largest themed festival in Scandinavia.

At a glance
Aarhus has a population of 315,000. 33% of all Aarhusians hold a higher education. This makes Aarhus the most well-educated city in Denmark.

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Revised 2015.05.22

Aarhus University
Nordre Ringgade 1
DK-8000 Aarhus C

Tel: +45 8715 0000
Fax: +45 8715 0201

CVR no: 31119103

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