The park belonging to the university is one of Scandinavia's most beautiful and a great place to read some homework in the summer.
Here is the beautiful scenery in the form of grass, trees and lakes. Here you can also meet other people - largely students.
The buildings and the University Park
Aarhus University's buildings are gathered in and around the University Park, which over the years has expanded somewhat. The first building was completed in 1933, is located on a promontory on the moraine ravine's eastern side and now comprises a portion of the social sciences.
With a few modifications, the architectural style of the University Park has been, since the architects Kay Fisker, CF Møller and Povl Stegmann in 1931 won the architectural competition. Since 1939, CF Møller Architects responsible for the building. The harmonious balance between the undulating park and the homogeneous buildings a beautiful campus that has achieved international renown.
The characteristic yellow-brick buildings in the University Park houses a total floor area of 246,000 square meters. In addition, disposal of the university over a number of buildings outside the park with a total floor area of 59,000 square meters.
In University Park, a new building with five auditoriums inaugurated in spring 2001. Facilities include an extensive ornamentation by artist Per Kirkeby.