Research centres and units

Research centres

CON AMORE – Center on Autobiographical Memory Research
CON AMORE is a Centre of Excellence for research on autobiographical memory, supported by the Danish National Research Foundation.

Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research
The Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research conducts interdisciplinary drug research, including specifically within the alcohol and narcotics area.

Anxiety Disorder Clinic for Children and Adolescents
The Research and Education Clinic at the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences offers cognitive behavioural therapy for children suffering from anxiety disorders and their families as part of the department’s teaching activities.

Other research units

Research Unit for Psychooncology
The Research Unit for Psychooncology is a research unit affiliated with the Department of Oncology at Aarhus University Hospital. The research unit was established in April 2000 in collaboration with the then Aarhus Hospital, the Department of Psychology and the Danish Cancer Society. The unit’s research activities focus on psychosocial cancer research and health psychology.

Attachment, Dissociation and Traumatic Stress Research Unit (ADiTS)
We are interested in how relationships influence the formation of personality structure, the development of psychopathology and the recovery from adverse circumstances.

Research Unit for Anthropological Psychology
Special human basic phenomena are explained with reference to natural history, cultural history and life history. Basic empirical and theoretical research.

Research Unit for Applied Social Psychology and Social Integration
The Research Unit for Applied Social Psychology and Social Integration conducts socio-psychological analyses of social institutions, organisations and movements.

Research Unit for Integral Psychology
The Research Unit for Integral Psychology provides a framework for research, teaching
and theoretical/practical development activities on an integral psychological basis.

Research Unit for Neuroscientific Psychology Forskningsenheden Neurovidenskabelig psykologi
The Research Unit for Neuroscientific Psychology conducts research into a number of psychological issues relating to neurobiological and neurophysiological aspects of a wide range of phenomena and processes, such as awareness, action, cognition, emotions, pain, learning and memory.

Research Unit for Situated Learning
The purpose of the Research Unit for Situated Learning is to maintain and develop research projects which study situated learning from an empirical and theoretical perspective, more specifically workplace learning.

Research Unit for Psychotherapy

Research Unit for Clinical Child and Adolescent PsychologyKlinisk Børne- og Ungdomspsykologisk forskningsenhed
The overall field of research looks at the factors affecting the development of psychological problems/disorders in children and young people and how psychological problems in children and young people can be prevented and/or treated.

Leadership and INvolvement in ORganizations (LINOR)

The research topics of LINOR concern employee involvement in organisational decision-making processes, corresponding management styles and strategies, relations and forms of cooperation developed on this basis.

Research Unit for the Psychology of Aging (RUPA)


Research Unit for Health Psychology

Centre of Qualitative Research
The centre offers PhD courses, publishes books and articles within the area and distributes a printed newsletter, which is available for subscription.