Aalborg University (AAU) is a dynamic and innovative research and educational institution that combines a strong involvement in local, regional and national issues with an active commitment to international cooperation. Aalborg University works closely with other universities and institutions, businesses and authorities.
Cooperation with Aalborg University
National and international cooperation
Aalborg University has a long history of working closely together with the surrounding society both nationally and internationally. And AAU is Denmark's leading university when it comes to knowledge transfer between the university and the business world.
The cooperation takes many forms, from expert advice, industrial PhDs, professional networks and laboratory access to binding cooperation on research and development.
50% Increase in External Funding
Over the past three years the university has experienced a 50% increase in earnings from the university's cooperation with external partners. In 2013 Aalborg University received external funding well above 100,000,000 Euro, which was approx. 22% of the university's total income.
This funding was reached through a little more than 1000 research collaboration agreements and consultancy agreements. Most of the funding comes through different forms of collaboration with private companies ranging from small local enterprises to some of the world's leading companies.
Aalborg University's international cooperation
Find information about:
- AAU's international networks and alliances
- the internationalisation of AAU's research
- AAU's educational cooperation
- AAU's students and stays abroad
- the ranking of AAU
How to cooperate with Aalborg University
A wide range of options for cooperating with AAU are avaible to you. You can:
- cooperate with AAU researchers
- cooperate with AAU students
- take part in the utilisation of AAU's inventions and technology
- rent laboratories and equipment
- participate in continuing education
News about cooperation with AAU
Airbus and Aalborg University in New Partnership
Airbus, the leading European aircraft manufacturer, will start a joint research and technology development with Aalborg University. The venture is part of a five-year strategic cooperation agreement the parties have just signed.
Brand New Lab Ready for Dangerous Experiments
Explosive short circuits from lethally high voltage electricity send red hot copper in all directions with a bang. This is sufficiently dangerous research such that Aalborg University’s Department of Energy Technology has opened a new laboratory in a specially protected building for the high-risk purpose.
New video: Modern district heating systems save money and CO2
A new video will promote heat savings and district heating potential in Europe where the district heating grid should cover up to 50 percent of the heat demand, according to experts.
STAMINA Consortium Presents Innovative Robotic Solution for Mobile Manipulators at AUTOMATICA Trade Fair
An autonomous mobile manipulator for kitting operations in the automotive sector will be presented by the STAMINA consortium at the AUTOMATICA trade fair from 21 to 24 June in Munich. Coordinated by Aalborg University, this EU project showcases a robotic system demonstrating advanced sensing, on-the-fly robot programming, autonomous part handling, and navigation and integration in the manufacturing execution system of the factory.