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Profile of registrant

Aarhus University

Identification number in the register: 62420437302-96
Registration date: 30/11/11 12:08:58

The information on this organisation was last modified on 17/01/15 23:54:46
The date of the last annual update was 18/11/14 09:01:23

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Aarhus University
Acronym: AU
Legal status: University
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Academic institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Brian Bech Nielsen
Position: Rector

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  John Westensee
Position: Director of Research Support

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Nordre Ringgade 
Aarhus 8000
Telephone number: (+45) 87153567
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The university goals are Education, Research, Knowledge Exchange, Talent development.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 50
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Horizon 2020

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 11,000
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European University Association

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 820,111,000
of which public financing: 820,111,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 20,000,000
- from national sources: 787,436,000
- from local/regional sources: 0
International funding : 12,675,000
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.