Rankings and awards

Denmark's best hospital for 14 out of 15 years

Aarhus University Hospital has been ranked as Denmark's best hospital 13 times in a row from 2009-2021 by the independent specialist newspaper of healthcare sector news ”Dagens Medicin”. On february 2023 we reclaimed the title. 

This is due to a combination of a high professional level, strong collaborative skills and focus on the individual patient.

Read more about the achievement here. 

One of the World's Best Smart Hospitals

We have been ranked No. 16 in Newsweek's ranking: World’s Best Smart Hospitals 2023 and hereby the third best in Europe.

Aarhus University Hospital is leading in the use of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotic surgery, telemedicine, smart buildings, electronic health records, digital care guide app, etc.

The 19th best hospital in the world

According to the Newsweek Ranking: World's Best Hospitals, Aarhus University Hospital received a great place among 2,200 hospitals around the world and became the 19th best hospital and the 9th best hospital in Europe.

The 22nd in Clinical Research

In the Shanghai Ranking of academic ranking of world universities, The Department of Clinical Medicine, which is responsible for the research at Aarhus University Hospital, received a high ranking for the clinical research.

Building Better Healthcare Award 2017

In 2017 we received the 'Building Better Healthcare Award' for International Design: C F Møller Architects for the new university hospital in Aarhus.

Several visitors come to our hospital each year to be inspired by the hospital's healing architecture; the use of daylight, the evergreen courtyards and recreational spots incorporated in and around many of our buildings.