To and from Navitas

How to get to Navitas
Inge Lehmanns Gade 10,
8000 Aarhus C
Building number


Find the closest bus here


Parking and bike racks

Bike racks
Bikes must be placed in the bike racks in the basement storage for bikes (level -01). The ramp to the bike storage is in front of the main entrance. There is room for 1,000 bikes. Bikes that are not stored here will be removed.

The car park below the Navitas building consists of two levels. Level -1 is open to the general public with 450 spaces and a payment system. Level -2 is a private car park for the users of the building with 275 spaces. These spaces are clearly marked with the name of the owner. You are only allowed to use the private car park if you have a parking permit.

Students are not allowed to use the private car park and cars without a permit will be issued a parking fee or removed at the owner's expense.

Alternative parking can be found at the Aarhus School of Architecture, Nørreport 20 (the car park has a payment system).

Guest parking:
If you have guests visiting, they must park in the public car park (level -1). Please notice that your guests must pay for the parking. Alternatively, you can create a guest parking permit online for your guest so he or she can park at level -2.

Please notice that your guest is not guaranteed a parking space. If there are no available ASE/ENG spaces, your guest must find somewhere else to park, for example in the public car park at level -1.

Access to Navitas

Navitas is open Monday to Thursday from 7:00-17:30 and Friday from 7:00-16:30. Outside of opening hours, you must use your access card to get in to and around in the building.

If you need a new access card or key to Navitas, you must contact the department secretariat at

The sliding doors to the lifts in the car park at level -02 are open from 07:00 to 17:30 Monday to Thursday and from 7:00-16:30 on Friday. Outside of these hours, you must use your access card and code.

Please notice that when you use your access card and code, you must press # after your four digit code.

Library services

The Department of Engineering get library services from AU Library at Katrinebjerg.


The department offers a delivery service for library materials between Navitas and the library at Katrinebjerg.

As library borrower you must make sure that Katrinebjerg is registered on your profile as the place where you pick up reserved materials. If you haven’t changed this actively, Katrinebjerg will automatically be set as your default library.

When you get an email from the library informing you that your material is ready, you forward the email to our student assistant Christina ( who will pick up the material the following Friday. She will leave the material in your mailbox in the mailroom 04.220 at Navitas so you can pick it up there the following Monday.

Please notice that you are responsible for the material from the moment Christina borrows it at the library until it is returned to the library.

Returning library material
When you want to return material to the library, you must leave it in the mailbox labelled "Studentermedhjaelp" in the mailroom before Friday at 12:00. She will return the material to the library during the following week. You will receive an email receipt when the material has been returned.

Building service and maintenance

Facility Management (FM)
If you experience problems, faults or imperfections in the building, please contact FM situated close to the main entrance. Here, you can also find information on how to contact FM outside of opening hours.

IT services

IT helpdesk
You can find the IT helpdesk on the third floor in room 03.205. You can also contact the helpdesk at



Canteens and catering
Please find more information under Catering and canteens.

Catering related to exams at the MSc in Engineering programmes is handled by the study coordinators.

Staff kitchens
If you have run out of coffee, tea, milk or sugar in the staff kitchens, please send an email to

Office supplies, mail and cardboard

Office supplies
In the mail room (room 04.220), you can find a small selection of office supplies and envelopes.

You can collect your mail in the mail room (room 04.220). Here, you can also find a tray for mail that you wish to send.

Each employee is responsible for ensuring that cardboard from packages etc. is disposed of correctly.

You must dispose of cardboard in the cardboard container behind the building operations office.


All employees have access to the labs and workshops, but you are only allowed to enter these rooms if you have an errand. You do not open the doors for others and you must respect the rules relating to the areas including the working environment guidelines. Activities and use of equipment must be approved by the room responsible.

Students are granted access through the room responsible. The room responsible sends an email with the name and student number to Christina Kirkegaard Dose (ASE) or Lene Birksø Bødskov (ENG). Access to the rooms can be revoked by the room responsible if the rules are not followed.


The equipment in the fitness room at Navitas consists of new machines from Team Hyldahl and the equipment from DSR/IHA at Dalgas Avenue. Team Hyldahl has also been involved in deciding on the layout of the room.

To use the fitness room, you must be a member. The membership is 300 kr. for 6 months. The amount must be transferred to the following bank account:

Registration number: 4387
Account number: 1155 0754

IMPORTANT: Please write ONLY your AU ID number under “text for receiver” in the bank transfer.

If you transfer the money before the 20th of a month, you get access to the fitness room from the 1st of the following month and for the next 6 months. The right of cancellation no longer applies when you have transferred the membership fee.

How to use the equipment
The fitness room will not have an instructor connected to it, but there will be guides at each exercise station. It may be possible to set up an agreement with an instructor at a later stage. This will not be covered by the membership fee mentioned above.

You use the equipment at your own risk which means that you must draw up your own accident and third-party insurance if you wish to be covered by an insurance if you are injured or cause someone else to be injured while using the fitness room.

Opening hours
You will have access to the fitness room 24 hours a day.

There is room for 30 people so the room/equipment may be fully booked at peak times.



Morten Aaby, 

David Graadal,

Smoking and e-cigarettes

Smoking including e-cigarettes
Smoking is allowed outside the building at least 3 metres from the entrances. This also applies for the area around the main entrance facing Skolebakken.

Smoking including e-cigarettes is not allowed in the Navitas building, in the atria, on the terraces or around the building in a distance of 3 meters. Any type of smoke or steam will activate the smoke detectors in the building.

Also, the users of the building will experience inconveniences if these rules are not respected as the ventilation system has inlets in the building's facade, and smoke may also come in through open windows.

Safety and fire

All users of the building must be mindful of his or her own safety as well as the safety of others. Make sure to read safety and user instructions carefully before using any equipment.

The building is equipped with an acoustic warning system that will inform the users of the building of what to do in case of fire. The building is also equipped with a sprinkler system that will start fighting the fire automatically.

Avoid triggering the fire alarm
Any kind of open fire, use of candles etc. in the building is forbidden!

The following can set off the flame or smoke detectors:

  • laser light
  • electric arcs from welders
  • other strong ultraviolet light
  • confetti bombs
  • strong heat
  • dense concentrations of steam and dust

If work is carried out by workmen or in the labs that develops smoke, steam or dust, the sensors closest to the workplace must be deactivated and possibly covered. Please contact the Facility Management for assistance and more information, email

In the event of fire or accidents

  • Stop/contain the accident if you can do so without putting yourself at risk.
  • Call 112
  • Evacuate the area/building if necessary
  • Call the Aarhus University emergency phone number: 87 15 16 17
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