Information to new staff

Welcome to FOOD

We have gathered various relevant information for you as a new employee or guest, but if you need other information, you can either read the welcome material (see below), take a look at the other menus at this staff portal, or you can search for it in the box 'Staff service at AU' to the right. You are also welcome to contact the staff in the FOOD Secretariat

Whom can I ask for help?

Find contact persons at FOOD here:

Course: 'Research Integrity at AU'

It is mandatory for these staff categories to take the e-learning course 'Research Integrity at AU' in Brightspace: Research assistants, AC-TAP, Postdocs, Adjuncts, Tenure Tracks, senior VIP (incl. short-term appointments) 

You will automatically receive an e-mail from the FOOD secretariat when you can start the course:

Responsible conduct of research and freedom of research

Workzone & Pure

ProjektTid - Time recording

Link to the Time Management System at AU:

If you have any questions about ProjektTid, please contact the FOOD secretariat (Sarah L. Nielsen or Sara L. Hansson)

Holiday / Days off (mitHR)

Holiday planning is agreed upon at the beginning of the year (or at the start of the employment) in collaboration with your leader.
You register time off in mitHR.
Read more about AU's holiday rules.  

Remember to add holiday and time off in your Outlook calendar, so others can see when you are out of office. 

What can I use my AU credit card for?

Staff and offices at AFP

FOOD Staff Club

Read more about and sign up for FOOD Staff Club on their website:


There are 3 pieces of fruit per employed staff per week. 
The fruit is placed in the fruit baskets. 

Friday bread

You can find more information about the Friday bread arrangement on the refrigerator in the canteen.

Working environment and safety

Find more information here about injuries, screen glasses, safety in the laboratories, workwear, ergonomics etc.:

Public employees' freedom of speech

Research at risk? - Foreign interference and espionage

Read the flyer by the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) in cooperation with Ministry of Higher Education and Science: