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Aarhus University’s agricultural science research among world elite

The food and agricultural science research carried out at Aarhus University is among the best in the world. It ranks as number nine on the U.S. News Best Global Universities ranking and is thus the best university in Denmark.

2015.10.12 | Janne Hansen

The field of agricultural sciences encompasses a wide range of subjects related to how humans use and develop natural resources for their benefit. Photo: Anders Trærup

With an impressive ninth place Aarhus University is ranked among the world’s top ten universities with regard to agricultural sciences. The U.S. News Best Global Universities rankings, which leans on Thomas Reuters bibliometric analyses, has prepared the hitlist.

The field of agricultural sciences encompasses a wide range of subjects related to how humans use and develop natural resources for their benefit. They include horticulture, food science and nutrition, animal science and agronomy.

The rankings are based on the universities’ reputations and research in the agricultural sciences. And this is where Aarhus University comes in as the best in Denmark, third best in Europe after Wageningen University and Ghent University, and ninth best in the world.

See the rankings and the methodology used here.

DCA, Agro, Anis, Food, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Department of Engineering