Aalborg University is a young university with only 40 years of history. Since its establishment in 1974, AAU has been characterised by a problem-based and project-oriented teaching method (PBL) – also called the Aalborg Model, and by extensive collaboration with the surrounding society.
Aalborg University (AAU) provides high-quality research within natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and engineering and health sciences and focuses on strong national and international world class research groups representing the academic areas of the University.
AAU secures a high quality level within research and within the research based programmes e.g. by providing special support for the most promising researcher talents.
The careers centre bridges the gap between students and the business world.
International Staff Office (ISO) wish to provide you with information on how to make your way to Aalborg University as smooth as possible, as well as your stay.
As an international employee, International Staff Office is your partner. We can help you before arrival, during your stay and if you want to leave the university again. If you have any questions regarding your stay in Denmark, please do not hesitate to contact or visit us.
International Staff Office is responsible for applying for residence and work permits for international employees and PhD students.
There are many practical matters related to accommodation, such as signing a lease, location, rent, deposit, furniture, conditions for reimbursement of deposit, etc.
Your administrative contact person at the department at Aalborg University will try to help you with matters regarding accommodation for you and, if you bring spouse and children, your family.
In order to find the best possible accommodation for you, Aalborg University has a specialized office to help our administrative staff at the departments in matters regarding accommodation. But, due to housing shortage the Accommodation Office unfortunately must reject lots of requests for accommodation.
Aalborg University Library's principal task is to support research and teaching at Aalborg University by providing relevant information and documentation. Aalborg University has over 3.000 employees and 18.500 students.
All branches are open to the public, and all permanent residents in Denmark canobtain a library card. You can borrow, pick up and request books and journals at all branches.
Denmark has a comprehensive public health service, including doctors, medical specialists, hospitals, health service, home care, health visitor services and paediatric dental care.
Most health insurance services and hospitalizations are free of charge, financed by the Danish welfare system.
The Danish health service is based on the principle of equal access to the health services for all citizens.
Aalborg University (AAU) has campus areas in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. AAU's main campus is in Aalborg.