Aalborg University

251–300th
World University Rankings 2023
=31st
Impact Rankings 2022
=34th
Young University Rankings 2022
Fredrik Bajers Vej 5 P.O. Box 159, DK - 9100 Aalborg, Denmark

About Aalborg University

Aalborg University is a young, international research university that is focused on problem-based learning, interdisciplinary practices and innovation. The university was founded in 1974 and has departments in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. It is divided into four faculties: Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering and Science, and Medicine. More than 21,000 students are enrolled at AAU, approximately 10 per cent of whom are international students. The university employs about 2,000 faculty and 1,400 administrative and technical staff. All the study programmes are based on the “PBL- Aalborg model”, which is problem-based and project-organised. The PBL-Aalborg Model has become both nationally and internationally recognised as an advanced and efficient learning model, and is a trademark of AAU. The university is a world leader in health technology, wireless communication, energy, computer science, innovation economics and comparative welfare studies.

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Key statistics

  • 14.7
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 14%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 16,818
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
  • 49 : 51
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (2)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings and (2) 2018 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Aalborg University

  • Education

    • Education
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Geography
  • Engineering & technology

    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • General Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Architecture
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Life sciences

    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Sport Science
    • Biological Sciences
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Psychology

    • Psychology