History

The Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) is situated in the city of Herning in the western part of Denmark and offers Bachelor's and Master's programmes in engineering, business economics and management - all at the same institution.

Our study programmes are based on interaction across professional boundaries as well as close interaction with students and the surrounding business community. Furthermore, all the study programmes have an innovative and international perspective. BTECH has approximately 1,650 students (about 1,150 are full-time students and 500 are part-time students).

Part of Aarhus BSS 

The Department of Business Development and Technology was founded in 1995 as the Herning Institute of Business Administration and Technology - HIBAT for short. 1 August 2006, HIBAT merged with Aarhus University, and HIBAT was changed to AU-IBT. 1 June 2011, the name was changed once again, this time to AU Herning. In April 2015, AU Herning changed its name to the Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH). The department is one of seven departments at Aarhus BSS (School of Business and Social Sciences.

Ranking of Aarhus University

In recent years, Aarhus University has been moving up in the most important international rankings. Among over 17,000 universities world-wide, Aarhus University is ranked in the top 100 by several influential rankings. A high ranking is an important competitive advantage for a university which seeks to attract and retain the best students, researchers and partners.