About Aarhus School of Architecture
The Aarhus School of Architecture is a research based institution under the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and higher education. The mission of the school is:
- To offer academic, profession-oriented bachelor's and master's at the highest level of architecture and design and doctoral courses in architectural professional fields. - To offer profession-oriented continuing education for architect and design professional fields and master's level.
- To conduct research and artistic development at the highest level with the aim of continuously classifying training, professional practice and architectural interdisciplinary integration.
The Aarhus School of Architecture was established in 1965 and has since then educated almost 4000 graduates. Aarhus School of Architecture has approx. 800 students of which approx. 200 are international. The school employs approx. 150 teachers, researchers and administrative staff.
In order to ensure academic comprehensiveness and diversity, the teachers and researchers at the Aarhus School of Architecture are organized in a number of discipline-specific platforms that cover all scales and various academic approaches of the architectural profession.
In the academic year 2011/12, a total of thirteen platforms have been established. These platforms form the basis of the research at the school and offer teaching within both bachelor and master programmes.
The platforms collaborate crosswise just as they collaborate with external parties such as private firms and other educational and research institutions. Watch the discipline-specific platforms in the organisation chart.