Aarhus has several attractions that are renowned internationally. Den Gamle By – The Old Town Museum which holds 3 stars in The Michelin Guide, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum with Your rainbow panorama on top ... and a lot more.
Each year, the higher educational institutions in Aarhus attract more and more young people to the city. Aarhus has the highest concentration of students in Denmark and a lively study environment as many of the educational institutions are located in central Aarhus.
The Central Denmark Region accounts for 60% of Denmark’s food exports. Furthermore, Aarhus is recognised internationally for its expertise within food development and production, including agriculture.
Aarhus is known as the Capital of Wind Energy – and with good reason: Nowhere else in the world will you find a similar concentration of companies covering the entire value chain within wind turbine design, development and production.
Greater Aarhus has one of Europe’s highest concentrations of specialist businesses within food manufacturing, from farmers and food manufacturers to global cooperatives and gastronomy.
And - The Port of Aarhus is Denmark’s international port. In recent years the port has strengthened its position as Denmark’s largest container port. The size of the port also allows big cruise ships to visit Aarhus.
Business Region Aarhus is the home of a range of market leading companies within the cleantech area. The area covers environment friendly production by the use of sustainable energy.
The New University Hospital in Aarhus with a site area of approx. 1.25 million sq m and a total building area of 380,000 sq m.
Aarhus is one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia, but today one of the youngest due to the averange age of the inhabitants.
Today Aarhus is known as an innovative city that is characterised as a student city with a rich history which already begun when the Vikings founded the city primarily due to its advantageous location.
Aarhus was founded during the Viking Age, and there are still traces of the people who chose to settle by the mouth of the Aarhus Å river.