AAU in figures and facts
More than 14.000 students are enrolled at Aalborg University, ranging from students at preparatory courses through doctoral-level candidates. Of these are approximately 10% international students, coming from different countries around the world. Approximately 3.400 students are enrolled at the Faculty of Humanities, 4.400 students at the Faculty of Social Sciences and 5800 at the Faculty of Engineering, Science and Medicine.
Faculty and Staff
Aalborg University employs approximately 2,850 within the scientific and administrative fields.
AAU in Aalborg
The main campus of Aalborg University is located in the southeastern part of Aalborg at:
- Niels Jernes Vej and
- Fredrik Bajers Vej.
Additionally, there are departments at Sohngaardsholmsvej, which houses parts of the Natural Science and Engineering programmes; downtown at Strandvejen, where parts of the Social Science programmes are located; and at Østeraagade, where the department of Architecture and Design is located.
AAU in Esbjerg
Aalborg University also has a campus located in the southwestern part of Denmark in the town of Esbjerg, where parts of the Natural Science, Engineering and Medicine programmes are located.
AAU in Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capitol of Denmark and from September 2012 AAU-Cph is located in the southwestern part of central Copenhagen known as ‘Sydhavnen’.
Aalborg University encompasses the following four faculties:
The four faculties offer different educational programmes within five scientific fields; Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science, Engineering and Medicine, and have more than 40 programmes taught in English.
Aalborg University awards Bachelors, Master's, PhD and Doctoral degrees in various fields within the different programmes, institutes and centres. In 2009 1.331 students thus received a Master's degree and 117 students received a PhD degree.
Aalborg University Library (Danish acronym: AUB) is a public research library. Its main function is to support and facilitate research and teaching at Aalborg University.
In 2004 Aalborg University Library's collection contained close to 685,000 volumes and the library gave access to close to 19,000 electronic journals, close to 21,000 digital books and a great number of national and international databases. Close to 645,000 volumes and documents are circulated to library users every year, of which more than 390,000 are electronically downloaded documents. The library acquires approximately 19,000 new books annually.
Aalborg University Library furthermore offers its users tutorials in optimal information search and learning strategies. In 2004 3,125 users participated in these tutorials.
The main library is located at Langagervej 2 close to the main university campus. In addition there are four subject specific library branches located on the various campuses:
- Library for Mathematics, Computer Science and Low Current Technique at Fredrik Bajers Vej
- Library for Technology and Natural Science at Sohngaardsholmsvej
- Library for Social Sciences and Technology (for 1st and 2nd semester students) at Strandvejen
- Aalborg University Library, Esbjerg, at Niels Bohrs Vej, specialising in the subjects Chemistry, Applied Engineering and Software and Media.
Also see the brochure from the year 2011: