Department Cars

Our cars

  • BA 15 492: Mercedes - bus (driver + 8 passengers)
  • CG 81 493: Renault Trafic - bus (driver + 8 passengers)
  • CF 86 655: Renault Trafic - bus (driver + 8 passengers)
  • CA 51 841: Renault Scenic - car (driver + 4-7 passengers)

These cars all have a calendar in Outlook where you can check reservations.
Contact the secretariat at for reservation.

Permission to drive

  • The rules about who can drive the University's cars can be found here.
  • How to get a driving permission for students is described on the Geoscience study portal.
    Please note that driving licenses are only granted to students studying at the Department of Geoscience.
    When used by other institutes / centers, the cars may only be driven by employees.

Insurance coverage

  • Car:
    Driving in Danmark: Covered by Government self-insurance. In case of damage, the expense is apportioned as follows: GEO projects cover damage of up to DKK 10,000, the department covers the rest.
    Projects from other departments cover the entire expense of any damage.
    Going abroad: Be sure to draw a liability insurance before departure.

    Read more about insurance for department cars when going abroad

  • Persons:
    Employees are covered in connection with work-related business - Private drive not allowed.
    Students with a driving permission for study-related activities are covered. No private drive allowed.
    OBS: Students being passengers in the car are not covered and are advised to take out a private insurance.

More information about insurance and persons covered on

Booking of car

  • Contact the secretariat:
  • When booking a car, you MUST inform:
    - Project- and activity number
    - Purpose
    - For non-Geoscience users, information of contact person and billing details is required.
  • Prices:
    - Geoscience staff: DKK 5/km
    - Non-Geoscience users: DKK 6/km.

Guidelines and useful information concerning department cars