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About the department

The main tasks of the Department of Molecular Biology are to to provide research-based teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level, to do research at an international level, to transfer knowledge to companies, and to disseminate the results of our research to the general public within molecular biology and genetics.

Staff and students

  • 190 scientific staff
  • 80 technical and administrative staff
  • 110 PhD students
  • 130 Master students
  • 435 Bachelor students (271 molecular biology and 164 molecular medicine)

See a list of the department's staff, PhD students and students writing their MSc thesis.


The department's staff participate in the education of students in biology, medical chemistry, molecular medicine, molecular biology and biotechnology.

Read more about the education.


The research at the department covers the five main areas:

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Structural Biology
  • Systems Biology
  • Plant Biology
  • Quantitative Genetics

Within these five main areas, we have 12 areas of research.

Read more about the research.

The department is localised at six different places

See where - and how to get there.

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How to find the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

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The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (MBG)
is located at five different addresses:

  • The Science Park - Gustav Wieds Vej 10, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
  • Biokæden (Campus) - C.F. Møllers Allé 3, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
  • iNANO - Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
  • Foulum - Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
  • Flakkebjerg - Forsøgsvej 1, 4200 Slagelse, Denmark
  • MBG's teaching labs - C.F. Møllers Allé 4, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

More information on how to find these places and who works where

Contact information

at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Tel.: +45 8715 0000
CVR-no.: 31119103
VAT ("moms") number: 31 11 91 03
EAN-no. 5798000419964
"Stedkode" (departmental id number): 2802

  • Contacts at the faculty (ST) - building service, IT, accounting, puchasing, student administration

Internal information

For staff and students at
the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Aarhus University
Nordre Ringgade 1
DK-8000 Aarhus C

Tel: +45 8715 0000
Fax: +45 8715 0201

CVR no: 31119103

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