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Welcome to AIAS

Depth of Research, Crossing Boundaries

A new approach to interdisciplinary solutions

Welcome to AIAS

Depth of Research, Crossing Boundaries

A new approach to interdisciplinary solutions

Curiosity-driven and independent research for excellent scholars from all disciplines is the hallmark of the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS). AIAS focuses exclusively on research excellence and training of research talent.

The mission of AIAS is to advance the highest quality research at Aarhus University and to strengthen international research collaboration by attracting talented, highly qualified researchers worldwide and from all academic disciplines.   




Fri 01 Oct
15:00-16:00 | Antikmuseet, Victor Albecks Vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS at the Aarhus Seminars in Classical Studies, AU: Helen Van Noorden, AIAS & Cambridge
Word-Play in the Sibylline Oracles
Mon 04 Oct
09:00-12:00 | AIAS, building 1632-203
AIAS Event: Writing Collective
Bring your writing or reading to the AIAS room 1632-203 and enjoy the good karma of your fellow colleagues working silently alone/ together.
Mon 04 Oct
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Iza Romanowska, AIAS Fellow
A City in a Desert: What can we learn about urban resilience from ancient Palmyra?
Fri 08 Oct
14:30-16:30 | Kasernen, Building 1586, Room 114. Langelandsgade 139, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS at Cultural Transformation Seminar, AU: Tijen Tunali, AIAS Fellow
Art and Gentrification in the Changing Neoliberal Landscape

2021.09.22 |

The brain is a prediction machine – and music reveals how it works

Life is not only lived forwards – it is also experienced a little ahead of time, and now there is empirical evidence for the claim. AIAS Fellow Niels Chr. Hansen and collaborators have used music to understand the brain's expectation mechanisms. The study is published in Psychological Science.

Photo: Shubiao Wu (Acroecology) and Magnus Kjærgaard (Molecular Biology and Genetics) from Aarhus University. Credit: AU Photo.

2021.09.15 |

Two Villum Experiment grants to AIAS Former Fellows

AIAS Former Fellows Shubiao Wu (Acroecology) and Magnus Kjærgaard (Molecular Biology and Genetics) have each received a DKK 2 million grant by the Villum Experiment programme that reward scientists who question conventional thinking.