One of the world’s smallest big cities – with everything a city needs.

There is always something to experience in Aarhus.

Live music festivals and events are organised throughout the year, a fascinating nightlife is available, beautiful beaches abound, amazing forests to explore, and warm cosy restaurants, cafes and pubs to go to when you feel hungry or simply just because you want to enjoy your café latte.

The youngest city in Denmark

With a population of 300.000, Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark. The city is an attractive education centre with Denmark’s largest concentration of students. Nearly 16% of the inhabitants in Aarhus are students – that is more than 40.000 students gathered in one city. Aarhus is, therefore, the youngest city in Denmark.

The Capital of Culture

2017 its titles included European Capital of Culture and European Region of Gastronomy (the latter was awarded to Aarhus and the larger central Denmark region).

Vibrant city

The ever-expanding menu of architectural landmarks, lauded restaurants, bars, and boutiques is a mark of a vibrant city on the rise. It’s a great place to explore as a student!

Places to explore

The Old Town

Den Gamle By – The Old Town Museum is where history becomes alive.


the ARoS Art Museum is internationally recognized and admired, and in the Moesgaard Museum archaeology and ethnography is presented innovatively in a breathtaking architectural setting.

Tivoli Friheden

Of course, there is also the amusement park Tivoli Friheden loaded with fun and action.