Practical information

Banks and currency Exchange

Bank and exchange offices are located in the city centre close to the hotels. The currency of Denmark is the Danish krone. While some shops do accept euros, we recommend that you exchange to the local currency. Most shops also accept major credit cards.

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 10.00-16.00
Thursday: 10.00-17.30
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Currency exchange at Forex
The exchange rates are better and you do not pay a fee when buying foreign currency at Forex.
Address: Forex, Banegårdspladsen 20, 8000 Aarhus C, (+45) 8680 0340.

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 10.00-18.00
Saturday: 10.00-15.00

Credit card/cash points
Cash points accepting major credit cards are conveniently located all over the city.

Emergency phone numbers

(+45 only when calling from outside Denmark)

Police, fire, ambulance (+45) 112
Falck rescue services (+45) 70 10 20 30
Police (+45) 87 31 14 48

Emergency room at Aarhus Hospital, Skejby (+45) 70 11 31 31. Always remember to call in beforehand, Address: Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 161, Entrance 33, 8200 Aarhus N

Doctor, outside normal working hours (16-08) - Lægevagten (+45) 70 11 31 31. Always remember to call in beforehand, Address: Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 161, Entrance 33, 8200 Aarhus N

Dentist, outside normal working hours: Valdemarsgade 1 D, stuen th., 8000 Aarhus C (+45) 40 51 51 62. Opening hours are Friday 18-21 and Saturday/Sunday 10-13.

Chemists, outside normal hours: Aarhus Løve Apotek, Store Torv 5, 8000 Aarhus C (+45) 86 12 00 22. Opening hours 06-24.

Voltage

Electricity in Denmark is 230V AC. Plugs are European standard with two round pins.

Postal service

The nearest post office is a 10-20-minute walk from the university (located at Storcenter Nord, Finlandsgade 17, DK-8200 Aarhus N). 

Opening hours:
08.00-21.00

Shopping

Shops in Aarhus are usually open from Monday to Friday, from 10.00-17.30 (Saturdays 10.00-14.00). Supermarkets and department stores are open till 19.00 on weekdays and some are closed on Sundays.
Most shops accept all major credit cards.

Dining out in Aarhus and tipping

Most restaurants in Aarhus are open from 11.30 until midnight. However, hot meals are not normally served after 22.00. Gratuities are automatically included in the bills for service, meals etc. Tipping is optional.