Aalborg University (AAU) currently consolidates and further develops its profile as a dynamic and innovative research and educational institution oriented towards the surrounding world. It is characterised by combining a keen engagement in local, regional, and national issues with an active commitment to international collaboration. With a persistent dedication to the pursuit of excellence, Aalborg University offers supreme educational experiences across a broad spectrum of academic fields.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • AAU is internationally oriented and integrates internationalisation into its values and methods at all levels.
  • Aalborg University is placed in the top 340 and is thus in the top 2% the world's best universities.
  • The strategy for Aalborg University (AAU) serves as a supporting framework for the development of the university as well as a strategic management platform.

About

History

Aalborg University (AAU) has been providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal development since its inception in 1974. It offers education and research within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technical and health sciences.

Education

  • Aalborg University offers bachelor's programmes within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and technical sciences.
  • AAU offers master's programmes within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technical and health sciences. Some of AAU's master's programmes have specialisations.
  • Aalborg University offers a number of guest and exchange programmes (incl. Erasmus) at bachelor's and master’s levels which are open to international students.
  • Aalborg University offers PhD studies and part-time, continuing adult education (studies following the completion of a university degree).

Research

Aalborg University (AAU) provides high-quality research within natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and engineering and health sciences and focuses on strong national and international world class research groups representing the academic areas of the University.

AAU secures a high quality level within research and within the research based programmes e.g. by providing special support for the most promising researcher talents.

Career

The careers centre bridges the gap between students and the business world.

  • We develop and strengthen the contact between students and the business world through career counseling, seminars, company visits, internship etc.
  • We assist the business world in getting in contact with future employees, student workers, interns and students for project cooperation.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (40)
Arts, Design & Architecture (21)
Computer Science & IT (21)
Business & Management (15)
Social Sciences (15)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (8)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (8)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Aalborg University!

Services

Student services

International Staff Office (ISO) wish to provide you with information on how to make your way to Aalborg University as smooth as possible, as well as your stay.

As an international employee, International Staff Office is your partner. We can help you before arrival, during your stay and if you want to leave the university again. If you have any questions regarding your stay in Denmark, please do not hesitate to contact or visit us.

International Staff Office is responsible for applying for residence and work permits for international employees and PhD students.

Housing services

There are many practical matters related to accommodation, such as signing a lease, location, rent, deposit, furniture, conditions for reimbursement of deposit, etc.

Your administrative contact person at the department at Aalborg University will try to help you with matters regarding accommodation for you and, if you bring spouse and children, your family.

In order to find the best possible accommodation for you, Aalborg University has a specialized office to help our administrative staff at the departments in matters regarding accommodation. But, due to housing shortage the Accommodation Office unfortunately must reject lots of requests for accommodation.

Library services

Aalborg University Library's principal task is to support research and teaching at Aalborg University by providing relevant information and documentation. Aalborg University has over 3.000 employees and 18.500 students.

All branches are open to the public, and all permanent residents in Denmark canobtain a library card. You can borrow, pick up and request books and journals at all branches.

Medical services

Denmark has a comprehensive public health service, including doctors, medical specialists, hospitals, health service, home care, health visitor services and paediatric dental care.

Most health insurance services and hospitalizations are free of charge, financed by the Danish welfare system.

The Danish health service is based on the principle of equal access to the health services for all citizens.

Student Life

Campus life

Aalborg University (AAU) has campus areas in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. AAU's main campus is in Aalborg.

  • Aalborg University Esbjerg (AAU-Esbjerg) is a section of Aalborg University located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark. Aalborg University Esbjerg is a research department with a range of research activities and study programmes.
  • AAU CPH conducts Aalborg University’s research and teaching activities in the Copenhagen area. We offer an innovative study and learning environment, an international focus and we engage in close cooperation with companies.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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