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U-Multirank

Logo U-Multirank Aalborg University rankingDuring 2013 and 2014, the European Commission will develop a multidimensional global ranking list for universities – U-Multirank. The project is carried out in collaboration with the German Centre for Higher Education (CHE) and the Dutch Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS). The U-Multirank project has its outset in a pilot-project from 2009, in which Aalborg University took part.
The purpose of the project is to develop a ranking list that students, teachers, parents and others can consult in connection with decisions regarding choice of education and institution. Furthermore, the ranking list will serve as a tool for institutions of higher education in terms of improving position, quality and level of performance. U-Multirank is multidimensional and will contain a number of indicators regarding:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Research
  • Knowledge transfer
  • International orientation
  • Regional engagement

On the basis of data from these indicators, users will be able to generate ranking lists online based on indicators of their choice.

U-Multirank is based on the classification system U-Map, which uses 'activity profiles' to identify and determine the differences between educational institutions.

In 2012, Aalborg University took part in the Nordic U-Map project at the request of The Nordic Council of Ministers. The project included institutions of higher education from Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Finland and Denmark.

Contact AAU

If you have any questions relating to the ranking of Aalborg University, please contact:

Senior Consultant Birte C. Hornemann
Tel.: (45) 9940 9642
E-mail: bch@aub.aau.dk