Stig Uggerhøj Andersen





The main campus of Aarhus University (AU) is located in the middle of Aarhus. Rooted in strong disciplines, researchers and students have been generating new knowledge here for over 90 years. Aarhus University is Denmark’s second-largest university, with 38,000 students, five faculties, research activities all over the country and campuses in Aarhus, Herning and Emdrup. 

Research and education of the highest international quality are at the core of our mission, and strong partnerships with our society are at the heart of our activities. Thanks to its size and reputation as a leading research-intensive university, Aarhus University has strong impact and influence across the entire spectrum of disciplines, locally, nationally and globally. 

Today, Aarhus ranks among the top 100 universities in the world in several international rankings – out of over 17,000 universities worldwide.


Role in the Legume Generation project

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus Univeristy has a long history of legume research. In Legume Generation, we will focus on identifying the genes controlling white clover self-incompatibility and on applying this knowledge to development of new white clover breeding strategies.