As a network university, AAU is a member of international networks and international collaborations that extend around the world. An overview of the international associations in which Aalborg University participates is provided below.
AAU's international networks and partnerships
Aalborg University is a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) - a leading international network of research intensive universities with collective emphasis on innovation, creativity and societal impact.
The ECIU University is an initiative in the ECIU that creates a ground-breaking and innovative educational model.
eciu and ECIU University
The Danish universities have engaged in cooperation with China (UCAS) in the Sino-Danish Centre for Education and Research (SDC).
The goal of the SDC is to strengthen cooperation between Danish and Chinese research environments. SDC offers master's degree and doctoral degree programmes for Chinese and Danish students.
AAU cooperates with Nordic Centre, which is a collaboration between the Nordic countries and Fudan University in Shanghai. The focus of this cooperation is research and education.
The purpose of the Nordic Centre is to forge understanding and closer ties between the Nordic countries and China.
The University of Greenland
AAU and the University of Greenland (Ilisimatusarfik) cooperate in the fields of education and research.
Aalborg University (AAU) is joining forces with the other universities in Denmark in the Nordic cooperation for university administrators known as NUAS.
The objective of NUAS is to strengthen contacts between the Nordic universities and to establish networks between them at all administrative levels.
AAU takes part in the EU’s educational programme Erasmus+ enabling us to apply for financial support for student and staff mobility as well as to participate in international projects in Europa and beyond.
The purpose of the programme is to strengthen the development of Europe’s population, to contribute to the development of a cohesive and inclusive society and to secure lifelong learning for individuals. This is done primarily by supporting innovation and the development of each member state’s educational system and by supporting exchanges and mobility for individuals.