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Staff at Aalborg University

Staff numbers

Aalborg University is a large organisation, and among the largest employers in North Denmark with over 3.800 salaried employees. In addition to salaried staff, many hourly-paid employees are also affiliated with the University such as visiting lecturers, scientific assistants, student assistants, student teachers and external examiners.

In these tables, only salaried employees are included, unless otherwise stated. The entire University production, including that of hourly-paid employees, is included in the number of full-time equivalents.

University staff groups:

  • Academic staff (in Danish often abbreviated VIP) Research and teaching staff. For instance: professors, associate professors, assistant professors and research assistants.
  • Administrative staff (in Danish often abbreviated TAP) Support staff responsible for technical and administrative tasks. For instance: secretaries, academic officers, service assistants, officers of the buildings.

  

staff numbers in main cateGORIES
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
PROFESSOR 286 300 319 316 303
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 599 586 634 689 705
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR LEVEL 325 345 365 392 431
PHD 619 551 470 373 385
ACADEMIC STAFF, OTHERIP 275 306 337 434 481
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGERS 46 45 46 45 42
ACADEMIC TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF 438 456 465 480 535
TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF (NON-ACADEMIC) 945 931 919 911 948
TOTAL 3.533 3.520 3.555 3.640 3.730

 

sTAFF NUMBERS IN MAIN AREAS
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
CENTRAL ADMIN. 530 611 610 616 665
HUMANITIES 479 448 456 470 517
SOCIAL SCIENCES 446 439 452 466 489
MEDICINE 329 374 421 444 486
ENGINEERING 921 899 925 945 900
TECH 828 749 691 698 674
TOTAL 3.533 3.520 3.555 3.640 3.730

Staff numbers in Full-time equivalents (FTE)

FTE STAFF IN MAIN AREAS
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
CENTRAL ADMIN. 509 589 592 604 669
HUMANITIES 462 447 424 434 470
SOCIAL SCIENCES 466 453 456 486 504
MEDICINE 235 260 286 307 326
ENGINEERING 887 868 874 874 841
TECH 820 709 676 647 621
TOTAL 3.380 3.325 3.307 3.351 3.431

 

FTE STAFF in main CATEGORIES
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
PROFESSOR 232 243 246 246 242
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 538 544 570 619 648
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR LEVEL 356 359 379 377 395
PHD 547 480 397 354 359
ACADEMIC STAFF, OTHER 382 391 410 436 449
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGERS 46 45 44 44 43
ACADEMIC TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF 438 447 470 477 498
TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF (NON-ACADEMIC) 843 816 792 798 799
TOTAL 3.380 3.325 3.307 3.351 3.431

 

Contact

AAU's Finance Management Unit
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7F
9220 Aalborg East
Tel.: (45) 9940 3957 
E-mail: hban@adm.aau.dk