EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Aarhus Universitet

Aarhus Universitet

Geographic Location

Country: Denmark
Region: Århus amt
Location of affected unit(s): Aarhus


Sector: Education
85.42 - Tertiary education
Number Employed: 11000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-02-2014
Planned Job Reductions min: 358
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2014
Direct Dismissals: 196
Other Job Reduction Measures: 162

Additional Information

The second largest university in Denmark, Aarhus University, plans to cut its staff by 358 employees.

According to the shop stewards at Aarhus University, the redundancies will affect 138 technical administrative staff and 58 scientific employees. Furthermore, 162 employees will be offered voluntary retirement.

Another 42 will continue to work according to a scheme for senior employees with less working hours. Thus, a total of around 400 employees will be affected by the university's restructuring in 2014.