Anthropology at Aarhus University

Humans are social beings. Anthropology is all about what this means for how we arrange our lives, organize our society and perceive the world around us – everywhere on earth. How are people's worlds different and how do they experience the world differently – across societies or within the same society? And still what is it that we have in common? Read more here

Our degree programmes

In addition to educational programs in Anthropology from bachelor to PhD level, the department of Anthropology also offers a masters-degree in Human Security, supplementary subjects in anthropology and sociology respectively, as well as a one-year masters-degree in health anthropology.     

A strong research environment

The department of Anthropology is among the strongest academic environments in Europe and the department attracts guest-researchers, PhD-students and students from across the world. Our teaching is deeply anchored in our research with particular specializations within globalization and development, innovation and design, medical as well as visual anthropology.

Academic staff

NameJob titleEmailPhoneBuilding
Ammann, TheresaPost, 130
Anders, Gerhard
Andersen, Astrid
Andersen, Marc
Andersen, Rikke SandAssociate, 113
Atmanand, Deva Taru
Beek, Martijn vanAssociate, 111
Bliksted, Vibeke FuglsangAssociate
Bogicevic, IvanaResearch Assistantiv.bogicevic@gmail.com1483, 326
Brichet, Nathalia
Bubandt, Nils, 120
Christensen, Søren RaskResearch
Christiansen, Morten H.Professor with Special
Cova, Victor, 238
Cypher, RachelResearch
Dalgas, Karina
Dalsgård, LineAssociate professor, Phd program, 2.19
Daugbjerg, MadsAssociate professor, head of, 119
Dewhurst, Richard
Eilenberg, MichaelAssociate, 215
Fardo,, AUH, NBG
Fibiger, Thomas
Folmann,, 2.24
Funahashi, DaenaAssistant, 216
Gade, Christian B. N.Associate, 214
Gammeltoft, Tine Mette
Ghandchi, NargesPhD
Kjærsgaard, Mette
Gonzalez Vargas, Gonzalo Ananias
Gonzalez de la Higuera Rojo, SergioResearch
Graversen, Pia Thorsø
Hansen, Anders SybrandtAssociate
Heimann, KatrinAssistant, 326
Pedersen, Susanne HøjlundAssociate, 114
Høybye, Mette TerpAssociate
Jensen, Inge
Jensen, Janne BleegPart-time, 212 A
Jeppesen, Lena Lykke
Johansen, Mette-LouiseAssociate, 243
Jørgensen, Mathilde Lindh
Keisalo, Marianna Pä, 234
Keleman Saxena,
Kirstein Høgel,
Louw, Maria E.Associate, 2.22
Nielsen, Jeanette Lykkegå, 2.51
Mazzolini, Anna!!Postdoc Antropologi Moesgå, 229
Meinert, LotteProfessor with Special, 1.49
Meldgaard Kjær, KatrineResearch
Mosgaard, Kurt
Nielbo, Kristoffer LaigaardAssociate, 326
Nielsen, Christian AxboeAssociate, 625
Nielsen, Mikka
Nielsen,, 220
Otto, (Moesgaard Museum), 01-44B
Overstreet, KatyPhD
Paldam, EllaResearch
Parsons, ChristineAssociate, 325
Pedersen, Bjarne Friis
Pedersen, Morten Axel
Piya, AvashResearch, 2.24
Roepstorff,, 319
Rosen, Melanie
Rystok, Susanne
Rytter, MikkelAssociate, 2.30
Schneidermann, NannaPart-time
Seebach, Sophie HoogeResearch, 138
Seeberg, JensProfessor with Special, 234
Selbing, IdaAssistant, 323
Selmer, BodilAssociate, 113
Skewes, LeaResearch
Sparre, Sara LeiAssistant
Steenberg,, 318
Steensgaard, RikkeResearch Assistant
Suhr, ChristianAssistant
Swanson, Heather AnneAssociate, 112
Tejsner, PelleAssistant, 126
Tsing,, 136
Tørring, Marie, 2.26
Ulrich, Anita
Ulriksen, Marianne, 214
Vaisman, NoaAssistant, 224
Vangkilde, Kasper TangAssociate, 2.28
Vesper, CordulaAssistant
Vium, ChristianAssociate
Vohnsen, Nina HolmAssociate, 211
Waltorp, KarenAssistant, 212
Warner, CameronAssociate, 116
du Plessis, PierrePhD

Latest publications

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2018.08.06 | Antropologi

Marie Bjerre Odgaard - New PhD at the Department of Anthropology

As of 1 August, Marie Bjerre Odgaard will be part of the wider research project: Ethics after individualism - Phenomenological explorations of moral community.

Associate Professor Christian Vium

2018.07.05 | Antropologi

Christian Vium – New Associate Professor at CAS

On 1 July 2018, Christian took up a position as Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology. As part of the position, he will be working on a 2-year research grant from the Carlsberg Foundation, expanding his award-winning research on colonial histories into the Danish context.

Moesgård, where the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies are based (photo: Moesgård Foto).

2018.03.07 | Awards, Antropologi, Arkæologi, Religionsvidenskab, Teologi

Three subject areas ranked among the top 50 in the world

Three of the subject areas taught at the School of Culture and Society have been included in the top 50 on the latest QS ranking list.


Tue 23 Oct
13:30-16:30 | TBA
MigMob seminar: Anonymous Black and Brown Bodies: The Productive Power of Europe's Deadly Border
With Nicholas De Genova, guest invited by Derek Pardue.