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About Aarhus University School of Engineering

Aarhus University School of Engineering (ASE)

ASE is an independent unit at Aarhus University with focus on only one thing: creation of high-quality educations. ASE has been accepted in the international elite network for engineering programmes, CDIO (Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate), and must therefore live up to a number of quality standards to ensure high-quality teaching and a strong business focus.

All research and development activities takes place in close collaboration with Department of Engineering, it ensures that the engineering programmes are based on world-class research, the latest knowledge and the newest technologies.

ASE has a total of approximately 2,500 students.

Special study programme

Engineering programmes at Aarhus School of Engineering follow a special study model.  All new students initiate an education of BSc in Engineering which lasts for three and a half years, including an internship semester which makes it fully oriented towards the business community. Hereafter, it is possible to keep studying for additionally two years to become MSc in Engineering. This helps ensuring that all our newly graduated BScs and MScs in Engineering can convert technical science into productive solutions for the surrounding society at the labour market from day one.

Growing knowledge

With a rising number of students and a strong expansion of research and development activities, the engineering field at Aarhus University is increasing. Geographically, the education and research activities are spread out on several locations in Aarhus, Herning, Foulum (near Viborg) and Bygholm (near Horsens).

All activities within electronics, information Technology, electrical power and health technology are located at Katrinebjerg in Aarhus, and the activities in the construction industry and the materials and mechanical engineering technologies are located at the engineering domicile, called Navitas, at the harbour areas in the centre of Aarhus. The activities within biotechnology and chemical engineering are gathered at Hangøvej.

These new science environments should contribute to a strengthening of the growing technology cluster in Aarhus and continue to ensure a positive industrial development in the region. 

AU Engineering - the engineering field at Aarhus University

The engineering field at Aarhus University is embedded in two organisational units: Aarhus University School of Engineering (ASE), and Department of Engineering (ENG).