What does it mean to be human? Since his student days at Aarhus University, Svend Brinkmann has explored this question, in both academic and popular contexts. Meet the psychology professor who said no to Vild med Dans, even though he was tempted. And who finds it difficult to say whether he can imagine returning to AU.
Master of Arts Christiane Vejlø has advised businesses, industries, institutions and the Danish government about digital trends and digital responsibility for 17 years. Read about what she remembers most from her studies at AU, and how her favourite teacher still influences her work – and what she values when she is recruiting.
Cultural commentator Anne Sophia Hermansen’s time as a comparative literature student was far from easy. But she’s proud to be a humanist and believes that humanities graduates are in demand on the private job market. Read about what she remembers most from her studies at AU, and what her best advice for new graduates are.
Renée Toft Simonsen, Master of Science in Psychology, didn’t take the usual path through her studies. Life took her to Aarhus University, where she balanced her psychology studies with her responsibilities as a young mother. After saying no to a PhD, the former super model discovered how she really wanted to live her life.
He describes himself as a rather atypical student. But Aarhus University changed his life. Meet Bent Hansen, Aarhus University’s 2021 distinguished alumnus: a graduate who has played a decisive role in the Danish healthcare system and has fostered close collaboration between AU and Aarhus University Hospital.
During his PhD at Aarhus University, Guilherme Maciel from Brazil discovered that he could excel at more than pure academia, and that he in fact wanted to do something different. That he wanted to use his knowledge in business and industry. That it was here he wanted to create value.