Aalborg Universitet

country rank  4
world rank  347

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University Overview

Established in 1974, Aalborg Universitet (Aalborg University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Aalborg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Denmark Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Esbjerg, Copenhagen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet (Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark), Aalborg Universitet (AAU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aalborg Universitet (AAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Aalborg University
Acronym AAU
Founded 1974
Motto Learning seriously affects your brain

University Location

Address Fredrik Bajers Vej 5
Aalborg (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9210 North Denmark Region
T +45 9940 9940
F +45 981 51522
Other locations Esbjerg, Copenhagen

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Fredrik Bajers Vej 5
Aalborg East 9210
+45 9940 9657

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019