The faculty's strategic direction is based on AU's strategy for the period 2020-2025, and it comprises a core narrative describing who Natural Sciences is as a faculty, as well as four strategic focus areas that the faculty wants to prioritise in the years to come.
The strategic milestones give the faculty a clear direction in its work to generate new knowledge and new research breakthroughs, and to help solve current societal challenges through high-quality research and education.
Four strategic focus areas have been set up to supplement the initiatives being launched in continuation of Aarhus University's strategy.
The core narrative frames the spirit of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and ensures a clear standpoint in work to forge the pioneering initiatives of the future.
The faculty's strengths are clearly highlighted in its core narrative: The faculty's good research activities, its flat structure, interdisciplinary research, good collaboration across departments and faculties, basic research of the highest quality, high-quality study programmes, students' opportunities to get involved in research, and much more.