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About Aalborg University

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.

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.

Organisation & management

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Figures and facts

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Aalborg University Profile

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Strategy, vision & mission

The strategy for AAU serves as a supporting framework for the development of the University; it assists in maintaining and developing the exceptional strengths of AAU.

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Problem based learning

AAU is internationally renowned as a leading educational institution within problem based learning (PBL). 

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International Cooperation

As a university with a strong international profile, AAU is involved in a large number of international institutional networks and partnerships.

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Ranking of Aalborg University

AAU is placed upon many of the renowned rankinglist among the worlds approximately 17.000 universities and is in general among the top 3 %.

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History and honorary doctors and fellowships

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Contact AAU & Address

Fredrik Bajers Vej 5, 9220 Aalborg
P.O. Box 159, DK - 9100 Aalborg
Tel.: (+45) 9940 9940
E-mail: aau@aau.dk
VAT no.: DK 29102384