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Departments at Aalborg University

Aalborg University’s academic environments are organised in departments. Each department is led by a head of department and is responsible for the research and research based teaching at AAU. The departments belong under the faculties, and some departments belong under several faculties (cross-faculty departments).

The table below provides an overview of all departments at AAU.

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Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology

Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology

Head of Department: Hans Jørgen Andersen
Danish name: Institut for Arkitektur og Medieteknologi

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Department of Business and Management

Department of Business and Management

(Cross-faculty department)
Head of Department: Birgitte Gregersen
Danish name: Institut for Økonomi og Ledelse


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Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Head of Department: Henriette Giese
Danish name: Institut for Kemi og Biovidenskab


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Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Head of Department: Peter B. Frigaard
Danish name: Institut for Byggeri og Anlæg


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Department of Clinical Medicine

Department of Clinical Medicine

Head of Department: Søren Pihlkjær Hjortshøj
Danish name: Klinisk Institut

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Department of Communication and Psychology

Department of Communication and Psychology

Head of Department: Mikael Vetner
Danish name: Institut for kommunikation

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Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

Head of Department: Kristian G. Olesen
Danish name: Institut for Datalogi


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Department of Culture and Global Studies

Department of Culture and Global Studies

(Cross-faculty department)
Head of Department: Marianne Rostgaard 
Danish name: Institut for Kultur og Globale Studier

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Department of Electronic Systems

Department of Electronic Systems

Head of Department: Børge Lindberg
Danish name: Institut for Elektroniske Systemer

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Department of Energy Technology

Department of Energy Technology

Head of Department: John K. Pedersen
Danish name: Institut for Energiteknik 

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Department of Health Science and Technology

Department of Health Science and Technology

Head of Department: Kim Dremstrup
Danish name: Institut for Medicin og Sundhedsteknologi


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Department of Law

Department of Law

Head of Department: Ulla Steen
Danish name: Juridisk Institut


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Department of Learning and Philosophy

Department of Learning and Philosophy

(Cross-faculty department)
Head of Department: Annette Lorentsen
Danish name: Institut for Læring og Filosofi

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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Head of Department: Søren Højsgaard
Danish name: Institut for Matematiske Fag

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Department of Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering

Department of Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering

Constituted Head of Department: Kjeld Pedersen
Danish name: Institut for Mekanik og Produktion

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Department of Physics and Nanotechnology

Department of Physics and Nanotechnology

Head of Department: Kjeld Pedersen 
Danish name: Institut for Fysik


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Department of Planning

Department of Planning

Head of Department: Tine Herreborg Jørgensen
Danish name: Institut for Planlægning

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Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science

Head of Department: Anette Borchorst
Danish name: Institut for Statskundskab
 

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Department of Sociology and Social Work

Department of Sociology and Social Work

Head of Department: Trond Beldo Klausen
Danish name: Institut for Sociologi og Socialt Arbejde

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The Danish Building Research Institute (SBi)

The Danish Building Research Institute (SBi)

Head of Department: Thorkild Ærø
Danish name: Statens Byggeforskningsinstitut
 

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