Aalborg University

Introduction

Aalborg University (AAU) is a fairly young and very modern university established in 1974. Situated in Denmark, the University’s main campus is placed in Aalborg, but it also has a campus in Esbjerg and one in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

The University offers high-quality education with more than 60 programmes taught in English within the fields of natural sciences, engineering, health sciences. social sciences and humanities.

The University has a strong focus on innovation and creativity, which is especially visible in Aalborg University’s well-reputed study method problem-based learning or the Aalborg Model, which has been shown to be close to optimal for the learning process in an evaluation by the OECD.

Problem-based learning entails working project-oriented with real life, field-relevant problems in a group of your fellow students. It even gives you with the opportunity to cooperate with a company and provides you with experiences and competencies that are highly valuable for your professional life.

AAU offers you the opportunity to experience Denmark and Scandinavia whilst studying in a highly international environment. Approximately 10 percent of AAU’s student body of nearly 18,000 are international students. At the same time, you will find that the Danes’ English proficiency level is very high, just as some Danes speak e.g. German, French, and Spanish.

Studying in Aalborg, you will be living in a city that holds lots of options for shopping, restaurant and café visits as well as nightlife. At the same time, living in Aalborg, you are never far from incredibly beautiful nature experiences. Aalborg is surrounded by green fields, deep forests, and beaches with shimmering white dunes and high waves.

Esbjerg is a lovely university town close by the harbor and the Danish Wadden Sea, while Copenhagen combines the modern and urban city life with historic sites and buildings from the European Renaissance and Baroque period.

Facts about Aalborg University:

-17,700 students

-3000 staff

-Established in 1974

-Located in Aalborg, Esbjerg, and Copenhagen

-UNESCO Chair in Problem Based Learning

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc in Environmental Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg + 2 more

The Environmental Engineering programme at Aalborg University offers you the opportunity to participate in the development of new processes and technology, which can form the base for sustainable energy production and resource management. [+]

Is it your dream to work towards an environment where health is a key issue? Are you interested in solving the environmental challenges that we are already facing? And do you think it is fun to work with different issues in an interdisciplinary manner? The Environmental Engineering programme at Aalborg University offers you the opportunity to participate in the development of new processes and technology, which can form the base for sustainable energy production and resource management.

If you hold another qualifiying education than a BSc in Engineering, for instance a Bachelor in Biology, you can enroll in the Master of Science in Technology programme in Environmental Engineering.... [-]


MSc in Networks Distributed Systems

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg + 2 more

Do you find satellites, collaborating robots, safety-critical networks between cars and fighting cyber terrorism interesting? Do you want to master advanced technology and obtain a strong technical competence profile, while also learning about team work? And would you like to combine theory with practice? Then you should consider the Networks and Distributed Systems (NDS) programme at Aalborg University. [+]

Do you find satellites, collaborating robots, safety-critical networks between cars and fighting cyber terrorism interesting? Do you want to master advanced technology and obtain a strong technical competence profile, while also learning about team work? And would you like to combine theory with practice? Then you should consider the Networks and Distributed Systems (NDS) programme at Aalborg University.

WHY Because our unique NDS MSc attracts highly qualified students from all around the world Because the programme gives you a chance to work with many aspects of communication networks and distributed systems Because you will get familiar with project-based learning, and, in addition to the technical content, you will gain experience with project management and planning Because Aalborg university is one of the renowned universities in active and collaborative learning. WHAT ... [-]

MSc in Signal Processing and Computing

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg + 2 more

The master's programme in Signal Processing and Computing at Aalborg University focuses on theories, methods and algorithms for advanced signal processing applied to a variety of application domains, such as wireless communication, speech recognition, hearing aids, positioning, gaming, audio and video, and health care. [+]

The master's programme in Signal Processing and Computing at Aalborg University focuses on theories, methods and algorithms for advanced signal processing applied to a variety of application domains, such as wireless communication, speech recognition, hearing aids, positioning, gaming, audio and video, and health care.

WHY Because you want to become a well-trained engineer and be capable of designing advanced signal processing systems Because the way of teaching is friendly, intuitive, easily understandable, yet without losing the scientific accuracy. WHAT

The courses taught during the programme all provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary for designing and implementing up-to-date signal processing applications and platforms.... [-]


MSc in Wireless Communication Systems

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg + 2 more

The master's programme in Wireless Communication Systems at Aalborg University aims to educate engineers with competences within wireless communication systems and associated connectivity concepts. [+]

The master's programme in Wireless Communication Systems at Aalborg University aims to educate engineers with competences within wireless communication systems and associated connectivity concepts. Particular focus is given to small terminal behaviour and system radio resource control under dynamic radio channel and traffic conditions.

The supporting topics include radio wave propagation and antenna systems processing, wireless communication signals and access techniques, application adaptation and user device interaction and wireless communication systems and deployment.

The programme is supported by two of the strongest research groups at Department of Electronic Systems, with world class laboratory and tools. Consequently, you will have amble possibility to work with the newest and most challenging theoretical and practical wireless communication topics.... [-]


Master

Master in Global System Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg + 2 more

The Master’s programme in Global Systems Design enables you to handle modern day business and organisational complexity. You learn how to analyse and model specific business processes and systems. [+]

Competition is intensifying on global markets. In order to survive, private companies as well as public organisations must innovate manufacturing and business processes as well as products and services to be able to provide customers and stakeholders with solutions of high quality in a costefficient and sustainable manner. At the same time, they must ensure a profitable and competitive business. The Master’s programme in Global Systems Design enables you to handle modern day business and organisational complexity. You learn how to analyse and model specific business processes and systems. You will be trained to develop innovative product-, service-, and process design solutions and simulate their operational performance and make cost-benefit studies of their business impact.... [-]


Master in Materials Technology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg + 2 more

During the Master's programme in Materials Technology, you will obtain an understanding of the problems that industrial production companies, consulting engineering companies, certification companies, and research institutions meet in connection with the production and use of materials. [+]

In our high-tech society there is a great need for advanced knowledge about materials, as the materials to a high degree are crucial to a product’s capacity. Do you want to participate in the development of the materials of the future? During the Master's programme in Materials Technology, you will obtain an understanding of the problems that industrial production companies, consulting engineering companies, certification companies, and research institutions meet in connection with the production and use of materials. And you will be able to transform this knowledge to practice.

A cross-disciplinary engineering programme

During the progamme, you will gain a profound knowledge of different engineering materials such as plastic, composite materials, alloys, and steel, while you also gain a solid competence profile in the fields of solid mechanics.... [-]


Master in Sports Technology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg + 2 more

The master programme in Sports Technology at Aalborg University, Denmark, focuses on development of technological equipment and the interplay between equipment and human performance. [+]

Technology has become an inherent part of sports and the development of sports and leisure activities has opened possibility for the integration of technology, not only for participants in elite sports but also for the population in general.

At the same time, the acceptance of sports activities as an important factor for the general health has been fully recognized. This has made sports a significant field of interest for the industry.

The master programme in Sports Technology at Aalborg University, Denmark, focuses on development of technological equipment and the interplay between equipment and human performance. In the projects, you may work with development and testing of advanced sports and health related products as for instance sports equipment, shoes, rackets, flooring and apparel.... [-]