AU Herning, Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Sciences

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    • AU Herning is a department-like centre for research and higher education under Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, and is located in Herning, Denmark.

      AU Herning's focus is on education excellence and offers six undergraduate and two graduate study programmes as well as a number of part-time studies all within engineering, business economics, management and communication and multimedia.

      AU Herning’s study programmes are based on interaction across professional boundaries as well as close interaction with students and the surrounding business community. However, AU Herning is developing distance- and e-learning to provide educational opportunities in evolving markets. Furthermore, all study programmes have an innovative and international perspective. For example approximately 40% of their students spend at least six months of their period of study at a foreign engineering college, university or company.

      Furthermore, AU Herning is home to a number of externally funded knowledge and research centres, including one Nordic Centre of Excellence. Research is anchored with four professorships and includes innovation and business development, entrepreneurship, energy technologies, IT development, climate adaptation and the wind energy industry.

      AU Herning has more than 2,000 students (about one half are full-time students and the other part-time students). Approximately 20% come from other countries than Denmark. Around 125 full-time employees, including technical and administrative personnel. Additionally, AU Herning employs 100 part-time teachers.