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About the Saxo Institute

The Saxo Institute at the Faculty of Humanities includes study and research activities within the subject areas of Prehistoric Archaeology, Classical Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin and History. The Institute offers study and career guidance, a range of study facilities and a comprehensive library covering the above-mentioned subject areas while providing service to the students and researchers at the institute.

Furthermore the institute hosts several research centres. Among these are the centre of excellence “The National Danish Research Foundation’s Centre for Textile Research” CTR, Centre for Modern European Studies, CEMES, Centre for Healthy Aging, CEHA.

The Saxo Institute is managed by a director supported by a deputy director, a director of study, a number of committees and a secretariat. The institute has approximately 2,000 students and a staff of 160 employees.