Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

If you would like to work with robots, satellites and the Internet, and if you are interested in business development and organisations as well as technological and societal issues, Aalborg University’s programme in Computer Engineering will suit you perfectly.

Computer engineers are in great demand now and in the future. Hence, the job opportunities are plenty. At the Computer Engineering programme, you will be working with actual projects and problems in close co-operation with industry. The latter provides you with a professional profile aimed at both the Danish and the international market.

Programme overview

The last year (5th-6th semester) of the BSc programme in Computer Engineering runs in English, and international students may be admitted for the two semesters. The programme is focused on theoretical, methodological and practical skills acquired through problem-based learning.

5th semester: Complex distributed systems 


Complex distributed systems (15 ECTS)

5th semester courses

  • Databases, Languages and Compilers (5 ECTS)
  • Network technologies and distributed systems (5 ECTS)
  • Signal processing for computer engineers (5 ECTS)

6th semester: Bachelor project

On the 6th semester, you write your bachelor project (20 ECTS). You may choose between two subjects:

  • Communication systems 
  • Information processing systems 

Both subject areas give you the opportunity to work together with a company or an organisation.

6th semester courses

  • Internet of Things and Cloud Computing (5 ECTS)
  • High Performance Programming (5 ECTS)

For further information, please contact us (see menu) or consult the curriculum for Computer Engineering (mostly in Danish). 

postgraduate options

With a BSc degree in Computer Engineering from Aalborg University, you have seven different postgraduate programmes in engineering to choose from (all are in Aalborg unless otherwise specified):

Please click on the individual link to learn more about each programme.

One of the best engineering educations in the world

AAU is no. 1 in Europe in engineering education     AAU is no. 4 in the world in engineering education     AAU is no. 1 in quality education, cf. the UN's sustainable development goals

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Contact and student guidance

If you have questions regarding the Computer Engineering guest/exchange programme at Aalborg University, please contact:

Study secretary Hanne Høvring


 Ms Hanne Høvring

 Phone: +45 9940 8699




If you have questions about what it's like to be a student at AAU, etc., please feel free to contact the student counsellors who also study at AAU:

Student study counsellor Gustav Juul Lind Pedersen

Gustav Juul Lind Pedersen

Student study counsellor Jonathan Falk

Jonathan Falk

Phone: +45 9940 8614


Fredrik Bajers Vej 7, room D2-109
9220 Aalborg East

Office hours

Wednesdays at 4 - 5.30 pm.