Department of

Archaeology and Heritage Studies

  • #17 on QS World University Rankings


At the department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies we are concerned with people and the environment and culture and society from the earliest to modern times, with a focus on studies of material culture. On the basis of fieldwork and library and laboratory studies, including anthropology, history and a variety of scientific approaches, the programme investigates and challenges our understanding of past societies seen in a long time perspective.

Research environment
The archaeology programme at Aarhus University has an international profile and strong research networks. A dynamic research environment provides the framework for large research projects, international conferences and a variety of visiting researchers. The environment is versatile and cross-disciplinary, and the academic staff’s research competences span topics ranging from war and power, mobility and globalisation, family and individual, religion and rituals, landscape and settlement, paleo-demography and evolution, trade and networks, technology and knowledge exchange to (in particular) quantitative analysis methods, field methodology and digital representation.

Affiliated degree programmes
The archaeology programme at Aarhus University offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in prehistoric archaeology and medieval and Renaissance archaeology. In addition, a variety of elective subjects and events are offered, including Viking age Scandinavia at the Aarhus University Summer University.

Academic staff

NameJob titleEmailPhoneBuilding
Andresen, Jens-Bjørn RiisAssociate, 122
Atzbach, RainerAssociate professor, head of, 131
Bille, Søren Winther
Christiansen, Torben
Daróczi, Tibor-Tamá
Dobat, AndresAssociate, 124
Eggers-Kaas, ThomasResearch
Fuller, Benjamin
Harvey, David CharlesAssociate, 220
Hoggard, Christian, 118
Jensen, Helle JuelAssociate, 222
Jensen, Lars Meldgaard SassResearch, 230
Johannsen, Niels NørkjærAssociate, 218
Kristiansen, Mette SvartAssociate, 133
Krogh, UffeResearch
Løvschal, MetteAssociate, 330
Mannino, MarcelloAssociate, 228
McAtackney, LauraAssociate, 121
Naum, Magdalena EwaAssociate, 129
Nielsen, Trine, 230
Nørgaard, Heide
Orlova, Galina Nickolayevna
Riede, FelixProfessor with special responsibilities, research programme
Sauer, Florian, 118
Shepherd, NickAssociate, 121
Sindbæk, Søren MichaelProfessor with Special, 228
Vandkilde,, 132
Zernack, Anke, 118


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2018.02.09 | CAS, Arkæologi, Materials, Culture and Heritage

European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) conference in Barcelona - September 2018

The Material Culture and Heritage (MCH) research program will be well represented.

2018.02.09 | CAS, Arkæologi, Materials, Culture and Heritage

Introduction of Mie Egelund Lind

New assistant centre administrator at UrbNet.

2018.02.09 | CAS, Arkæologi, Materials, Culture and Heritage

Introduction of Christian Svejgård Lunde Jørgensen

New PhD student at UrbNet.


Tue 13 Nov
00:01-23:59 | Lecture Hall (4206-139), Moesgaard Campus
Histories of collecting (Renaissance to modern period)
With Paula Findlen, tbc
Thu 15 Nov
13:00-17:00 | Lecture Hall (4206-139), Moesgaard Campus
Palobian Day
With Mats Roslund and Felix Biermann
Thu 29 Nov
00:01-23:59 | Lecture Hall (4206-139), Moesgaard Campus
Medieval rural settlements
With Several participants, tbc.

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