Introduction Day at AU

The Introduction Day is Aarhus University’s official event to welcome new members of staff. During the Introduction Day, you will find out more about your new workplace.

2019.12.18 | Anne Pletschette Langer

Date Tue 29 Sep
Time 08:30 12:45
Location The Conference Centre, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2
Participants of AU Introduction Day

Photo: AU Foto

You will get a chance to expand your network and receive information about the various services and opportunities you have as an AU employee. You will also meet some of the key persons in the organisation. Danish and international members of staff are invited, and part of the programme will be in Danish and other parts of the programme will be in English. The event is free of charge.

Time and venue

Tuesday 29 September 2020 from 8:30 to 12:45

The Conference Centre, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2-4, 8000 Aarhus C


Participants recommend Introduction Day

” ...I could ask directly my questions and get hands-on information.” (Bernadette Rosati, postdoc)

"It's nice to get a face to face with your union representative, where you can actually talk about what it's like to join a union...." (Eoghan Rattigan, PhD student) 

Watch the Introduction Day video

Introduction Day Programme

08:30 Introduction by International Academic Staff Services

08:50 Welcome by Joint Union Representative

09:00 Welcome by The Senior Management Team

09:30 New to Denmark – presentation by international staff member at Aarhus University

09:55 Presentation of information stands

10:25 Information stands

11:10 Employment-related information from an HR partner

12:10 Tour of the university campus

See invitation and programme

Please contact Henrik Philipp Vestergaard for further information about the Danish part of the Introduction Day or Anne P. Langer for further information about the English part of the Introduction Day.

During the Introduction Day, it will be possible to talk to representatives from:

  • Liaison committees and unions
  • The occupational health and safety organisation at AU (AMO)
  • AU HR Development and Work Environment
  • HR partner
  • Web and Digital Media
  • The Research Support Office
  • AU Library
  • Teacher Training Programme
  • Empower Talent!
  • The University Newspaper Omnibus
  • International Academic Staff Services (IAS)
  • University International Club
  • International Community
  • PhD & Postdoct Activity Group
  • The Junior Researcher Association
  • LærDansk
  • A2B

AU’s welcome package

You can also order a welcome package for your new employee. The welcome package contains a welcome folder, the AU Strategy and the AU Staff Policy, important information for international members of staff, an AU map and other relevant information.

Staff, PhD students