DIGHUMLAB is a national, distributed research infrastructure that integrates and promotes tools, digital resources, communities, and opportunities to Danish researchers in the humanities and social sciences.


Because DIGHUMLAB will offer you

  • A website portal which includes regular updates on resources, links, tools, methods and opportunities in the Digital Humanities, as well as an online forum for collaboration and discussion on Digital Humanities topics.
  • Hosting and organizing annual events, such as conferences or seminars.
  • Educational material and courses in the area of Digital Humanities, especially pertinent to Denmark.
  • Information on relevant Digital Humanities communities in Denmark.
  • Feedback and advice on Digital Humanities grant applications.
  • Connection to archival institutes and museums.
  • Representation on or advisory respresentation to various EU activities, such as CLARIN, DARIAH, TELEARC, DASISH, and ESFRI.


DIGHUMLAB is a national consortium of four Danish universities: Aalborg University, Aarhus University, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Southern Denmark as well as the State and University Library and the National Library of Denmark and Copenhagen University Library, to promote access to digital research resources, the development of research tools and education, strengthening ties to international networks.


The DIGHUMLAB organisation consists of:

  • Steering Group
  • Management Group
  • Advisory Board
  • Secretariat

Steering Group

DIGHUMLAB is hosted by Aarhus University and Dean Johnny Laursen is chairman of the Steering Group.

Steering Group Members

  • Dean Henrik Halkier, Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University
  • Dean Ulf Riber Hedetoft, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen
  • Dean Simon Møberg Torp, The Faculty of Humanities, University of Southern Denmark
  • Head of Section Bjarne Andersen, State and University Library
  • Deputy Director General Pernille Drost, Head of the National Library of Denmark

Management Group

Management Group Members

  • Chief Consultant Bente Maegaard, Centre for Language Technology – Department of Nordic Research, University of Copenhagen (chair)
  • Professor with Special Responsibilities Niels Brügger – Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University (vice chair)
  • Associate Professor Iben Have – Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University
  • Professor with Special Responsiblities Thomas Ryberg – Department of Communication and Psychology, Aalborg University
  • Academic Assistent Max Roald Eckardt, Department of Design and Communication, University of Southern Denmark
  • Development Consultant Mogens Vestergaard Kjeldsen, State University Library
  • Special Consultant Anders Sparre Conrad, The Royal Library

Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

  • Professor Sten Runar Ludvigsen, Institutt for Pedagogikk, Norway
  • Director Patrik Svensson, HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden
  • Director Marianne Gullberg, HumanitiesLab, Lund University, Sweden
  • Professor Lorenza Mondada, Department for Language and Literature Studies, Switzerland
  • Digital Research Specialist Martin Wynne, Oxford University, UK
  • Professor Sonja de Leeuw, University of Utrecht, Nederlands
  • Professor Eric Meyer, University of Oxford (Oxford InternetInstitute), UK


Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard
Project Manager, Digital Humanities Lab Denmark
Wienerbuilding, Building 5347 room 141
Aarhus University
Helsingforsgade 14
DK-8200 Aarhus N
D +45 8716 2001

Tine Fuglsang
Academic Secretary, Digital Humanities Lab Denmark
Wienerbuilding, Building 5347 room 139
Aarhus University
Helsingforsgade 14
DK-8200 Aarhus N
D +45 8716 2857