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The Marine Research Station at Rønbjerg


The Marine Research Station at Rønbjerg, situated in the central part of the Limfjord, is a research facility run by the section for Aquatic Biology at the Department of Biology. The facility is equipped with:


  • Laboratories (partly renovated in 2018) with basic equipment including older microscope and binocular microscopes, scales, heating cupboards, muffle furnace, autoclave, local exhaust ventilation, fume cupboard, fridge, freezer and washing machine
  • A 16 ft dinghy with a seven hp outboard motor (Exxon Valdez) and a berth in the harbor
  • Two cool rooms (renovated in 2017) with running sea water and air supply laid on
  • Eight single rooms and 11 double rooms with beds. Each room also contains a small desk, a chair, wardrobe and basin (renovated 2016)
  • A large kitchen with dining area for 30 people and a lounge with a small sofa set (renovated 2017). In addition to tableware and other basic kitchenware, the kitchen comprises of two ovens, a large induction stove and a large industrial dishwasher
  • A smaller well-assorted kitchen with adjoining lounge containing sofa sets, TV dining table/worktable

Rent of facilities:

External users:

250,00 DKK (+VAT) per person per night, including bed linens and towels.

Internal users

200,00 DKK per person per night, including bed linens and towels.

Guidance on the use of chemical waste at the Marine Research Station (PDF 530 KB)

Researchers who wish to book/use the Research Station should contact Susanne Vase Petersen: