University description (as per official university website)
Aalborg University offers education and research in science, social sciences, humanities, engineering and health sciences. Aalborg University consolidating and further developing its current profile as a dynamic, innovative and environment-oriented research and education institution which is characterized by combining a live engagement in local, regional and national problems with an active commitment to international cooperation.
Aalborg University regionally, nationally and internationally
Aalborg University covers regional needs of academically trained manpower, research, innovation and dissemination, and is part of a collaboration with the other Danish universities to meet national needs. The international outlook loaded into research and education through construction of an international faculty, student exchange programs and international research.
Studies at Aalborg University
Aalborg University wants to span and develop a wide and varied range of academic degrees and professional training of high quality in all key areas aimed at both private and public labor. Aalborg University offers elite training in selected fields and parallel builds upon the university's reputation as a leading international university in problem-based learning.
Research at Aalborg University
Aalborg University expands continuously solid research spanning basic and applied research in any university's disciplinary areas, combined with world-class research in selected areas. Also expands Aalborg University on interdisciplinary research and to increase collaboration between different research and knowledge areas.
Aalborg University will be among the leading innovative universities in Europe.
Aalborg University strengthens its position as the current network university. This involves cooperation with regional and Danish educational institutions and the formation of consortiums and cooperative networks with national and foreign universities. Moreover, Aalborg University goals constructively and actively contribute to competence and business development in collaboration with educational institutions and businesses in the regions where the university is represented.
Aalborg University has a major impact on society, both environmentally, socially and economically - both local to the operation and by training of graduates and research in general. Aalborg University has decided that future efforts to reduce environmental loads through continuous improvement and thus contribute to a more sustainable development.
On Sustainable AAU you can read about the overall activities undertaken at the university on the environment.