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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.   




Thu 02 Sep
09:30-17:30 | Hybrid format: The AIAS Auditorium and online
AIAS Conference
Popular Receptions of Classical Antiquity
Wed 13 Oct
08:00-16:00 | AIAS Auditorium
POSTPONED TO SPRING 2022: Hosted Symposium
For the time being – temporality, ethics, aging: Conversations between anthropology, art and philosophy
Mon 02 May
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Dario Maestripieri, University of Chicago, USA
Literature’s contribution to scientific knowledge: How some European novelists developed a new Darwinian view of human nature.
Image: Book cover of Art and Gentrification in the Changing Neoliberal Landscape (Routledge).

2021.06.16 |

Book on Art and Gentrification in the Changing Neoliberal Landscape

A new book edited by AIAS Fellow Tijen Tunali investigates art’s relationship to gentrification from a multiplicity of perspectives, and discusses how the aesthetic reconfiguration of the neoliberal city does not only allow uneven and exclusionary urban redevelopment strategies, but also facilitates the growth of anti-gentrification resistance.

Photo: AIAS Fellow Joanna Kalucka in her lab at Aarhus University. Credit: Lars Kruse.

2021.06.14 |

New strategies to improve immunotherapy for cancer patients

AIAS Fellow Joanna Kalucka has received funding from The Danish Cancer Society (Kræftens Bekæmpelse) to develop a new strategy to target the metabolism of blood vessels to improve anti-tumor immune responses to enhance current treatments for cancer patients.