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UIC Book Club

Join the UIC Book Club in English

The UIC Book Club is subsequent to the great interest in forming a club where we together can enjoy reading as pastime. Participants from the last meeting will decide on a book to read (and discuss) for the next meeting. We meet up in the UIC Book Club approximately every 6th week. Whoever wants to join – please come, you are all more than welcome to participate.

UIC Book Club Set-up

All who are enjoying reading books as a pastime are more than welcome to join for a cosy time among other bookworms. Autumn comes with colder weather and long evenings, and for many of us, this is the time of the year where books become increasingly irresistible.

Reading books can be a fantastic exsperience, and maybe some enjoy to discuss some of the readings or have suggestions for readings. Books can be a source of enrichment, amusement, and entertainment. Book clubs have often led to friendships, and therefore this initiative is to welcome all to get together for a "hyggelig" (cosy) time reading books, and form the basis for a UIC Book Club in English. 

Facebook group

You are more than welcome to join the UIC Book Club's facebook group. Here, we organise all our meetings and readings.


If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact: UIC Volunteer Line Bager.


UIC Nights' Out

UIC Nights' Out – a monthly event

The vision for the UIC Nights' Out is to provide a place to eat, meet and enjoy good food and international company - without the inconvenience of grocery shopping, cooking, setting the tables and cleaning the dishes.

We encourage everyone to participate in a cosy evening and get to taste some good beer, coffee, wine, food, or whatever you feel like.

It is about enjoying time together with your fellow internationals, and get to know some more people in your surroundings.


To accommodate everyone, please send an email to UIC Volunteer Susanne Pfeil in advance. Or try your luck – we all want to meet you again or for the first time.

Any questions or suggestions for a place to meet up (for approximately 20 people) on the next night out, please contact UIC Volunteer Susanne Pfeil.

UIC International Playgroup

A playgroup at Dokk1

Playgroup is arranged in collaboration with Dokk1 and is for young children and their parents.

We are a community that always welcome new members, whether you are completely new to Aarhus or have lived here for a long time. Please join us! Both Internationals as Danes are welcome to connect, to share experiences about life with yung children and life in Aarhus.

When and where? 

Every Friday from 10:00 to 12:00.

Hack Kampmanns Plads 2,
8000 Aarhus C.
View location on map.

Indoor: Go to Level 2 to Room 0-3 years area, open for all users e.g. not only us. (take elevator to level 2 or use the ramp. Available are play installation with slides & climbing, mats, couches, and fine selection of toys. Picture books in English are in a separate Picture book area.

Facebook group

Join the UIC International Playgroup on facebook. Here you can stay up-to-date about upcoming events and activities.


UIC Volunteer Sarah Nightingale

UIC Coffee & Games

Coffee, games and networking

The UIC Coffee & Games is an initiative for internationals to meet, exchange information on how it is to live in Aarhus, and to inspire and encourage one another - and of course, to have fun playing games together! Whether you are a regular UIC participant, or it is your first time, our informal and cosy meetups are a chance to dip a toe into the community of internationals in Aarhus. The UIC aims to encourage a positive atmosphere, and to create room for internationals as well as Danes to share experiences living as an international in a foreign country. Feel free to bring any game you would like to introduce us to. Also, it is possible to buy cheap and very good coffee at the Royal Danish Library, where we will meet.

As we meet up in the Coffee & Games group, UIC Volunteer Joao Marcelo Evangelista Belo will teach a game from time to time. Also, it is perfectly fine that participants bring a game of their own - maybe some have a game from their home country, which they would like to bring and play. This is a great opportunity to get to know other internationals at AU and in Aarhus, and to share our culture with one another.

Who can join?

AU staff and spouses, friends, children, internationals and Danes - all are welcome.

Meet us at the Royal Danish Library to:

  • Get to know fellow internationals (and Danes)
  • Have coffee or tea with us
  • Play (board) games if you like - or simply watch if you prefer so
  • Enjoy the "hyggelig" atmosphere
  • Ask any question, or share any experience as an international in Aarhus
  • Share a (board) game with us from your home country if you like - this is a good way to get closer to the many different cultures

Since the Royal Danish Library is conveniently located on AU Campus, you can take the opportunity to visit the new library garden on the 1st floor, explore the areas downstairs: Boxing room, massage chairs, playstation, music room, and study areas (all free to use by everyone!). Or if you feel like it, take the opportunity to find a good spot in the library cantine for lunch with new acquaintances when we finish at lunch time.

When and where?

For upcoming events, please view the UIC event calendar.

Det Kgl. Bibliotek (Royal Danish Library)
Victor Albecks Vej 1
8000 Aarhus C
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If you have any questions, feel free to contact UIC Volunteer Joao Marcelo Evangelista Belo.

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