Research

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

 the departments research profile

Department of the Built Environment

Department of the Built Environment

Head of Department: Lars Pico Geerdsen
Danish name: Institut for Byggeri, By og Miljø


the departments research profile

AAU Business School

AAU Business School

Head of Business School: Christian Nielsen
(former name: Department of Business and Management)


research profile of the Business School

Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Head of Department: Michael Toft Overgaard
Danish name: Institut for Kemi og Biovidenskab

the departments research profile

Department of Clinical Medicine

Department of Clinical Medicine

Head of Department: Sten Rasmussen
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

Acting Head of Department: Peter Axel Nielsen
Danish name: Institut for Datalogi

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Department of Culture and Learning

Department of Culture and Learning

Head of Department: Keld Thorgård
Danish name: Institut for Kultur og Læring

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Department of Electronic Systems

Department of Electronic Systems

Head of Department: Thomas Bak
Danish name: Institut for Elektroniske Systemer

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Department of Energy

Department of Energy

Head of Department: Lasse Rosendahl
Danish name: Institut for Energi 


the departments research profile

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: Trine Schultz
Danish name: Juridisk Institut



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Department of Materials and Production

Department of Materials and Production

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

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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 Planning

Department of Planning

Acting Head of Department: Søsser Brodersen
Danish name: Institut for Planlægning


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Department of Politics and Society

Department of Politics and Society

Head of Department: Anette Borchorst
Danish name: Institut for Politik og Samfund
 

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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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