About us


DIGHUMLAB is an abbreviation of Digital Humanities Laboratory, and a digital community set out to facilitate knowledge sharing in digital humanities research.

DIGHUMLAB supports and organises activities in the field of digital humanities such as networks, conferences,  communities, education, and competency development.


DIGHUMLAB supports and organises activities related to digital humanities ranging from professional networks, conferences, and communities to education and competency development.


The DIGHUMLAB infrastructure was originally based on several research communities. Most of these have been closed down and other communities have been established, building on the work and experiences of these original communities.


In 2010 The Ministry of Education and Research allocated 30 million DKK for the establishment of DIGHUMLAB to promote access to digital research resources, development of research tools, establishment of education, and anchoring in international networks.

DIGHUMLAB as Representing Entity

DIGHUMLAB is the representing entity, mandated by the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, of international communities of digital humanities


DARIAH-DK is the Danish branch of the DARIAH ERIC - a network to enhance and support digitally enabled research and teaching across the arts and humanities


CLARIN is a European research infrastructure providing easy and sustainable access to digital language resources and tools


DIGHUMLAB is a national consortium of five institutions:

All institutions share a common mission, vision and values that all revolve around promoting access to digital research resources, developing research tools and education and strengthening ties to international networks.

DIGHUMLAB is the preferred community in Denmark for:

– Inspiration and personal support for digitally enabled research
activities within the humanities and the social sciences

– Recommendations for and access to tools and data

To enhance and facilitate digital research activities within the humanities and the social sciences in Denmark.

To contribute to greater interdisciplinary cooperation, widespread knowledge transfer and global orientation as well as increased internationalisation of both research and education.

Research driven – to ensure relevance of tools, data and related activities

Accessible and Usable – to ensure uptake and provide access to digital facilities and online materials

Open – to allow others to do research based on digital tools and data supported by DIGHUMLAB

Excellent – to allow researchers to perform cutting edge research

Inspirational – to demonstrate the potential of digital methods and activities

Ethical – to assist on how to conduct ethical digital research

Sustainable – to give stability


Steering Group

Key Contributers



Digital Humanities Lab Denmark

Aarhus University
Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4
DK-8000 Aarhus C