Facts about Aarhus


Number of inhabitants in Aarhus

340.000 - Denmark's second largest city

Number of inhabitants within one hour's drive

1.2 million

Number of students

60,000 - the highest concentration in
Denmark relative to inhabitants

Higher education institutions

9 educational institutions - providing a total
of 299 programs

International education

Aarhus Academy for Global Education and
Langkær Gymnasium - International education
from kindergarten to highschool


Billund and Aarhus Airport within 1 hour drive
with popular international destinations


Aarhus Harbor is Denmark's largest container
port and Top 100 globally. Mols-Linien has
several daily crossings to Zealand.


E45, Silkeborg / Herning highways and
Djursland motorway

Public transportation

Big bus network, train, light rail

Number of hotel rooms


Larger conference

Radisson Blu (and Radisson Red coming),
Scandic, Helnan and Comwell

Number of companies

About 15,000 workplaces, of which about
700 with 50+ employees

Larger offices and development departments

Dupont, Google, IBM, CSC, Bestseller, Arla,
Danfoss and Vestas

Large headquarters

Vestas, Arla, Salling Group, Jysk, Aarsleff,
Terma, Hummel, Lindberg and HMF Group