News from Aalborg University
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PROGRAMME ADMISSIONS AT AAU: HEALTH, SUSTAINABILITY AND THE 'SAFE' CHOICES ARE POPULAR
4351 students were offered admission to Aalborg University on July 28 – a slight decrease from last year's admissions that were marked by COVID-19. AAU's focus is to achieve the right match between students, programmes and the needs of society, says Pro-rector Anne Marie Kanstrup.
Aalborg University has chosen a new pro-rector
Professor Anne Marie Kanstrup will take over as Pro-rector at Aalborg University after Inger Askehave.
A climate footprint generator will make it easier to make sustainable choices
In the coming years, AAU researchers will develop a climate footprint generator, which can teach us more about our carbon footprints. This gives authorities, companies and private individuals an important foundation for making the best possible decisions to achieve the goal of reducing Denmark's greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent by 2030
AAU among the world elite on sustainability
AAU ranks in the top ten on the most important ranking of the world's universities and their contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. With first place on the goal of quality education and second place on clean water and sanitation, AAU ranks sixth overall among more than 1,000 global universities, according to the gold standard Times Higher Education.
New Center of Excellence on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at Aalborg University
The Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University and the Danish National Research Foundation are establishing a National Center of Excellence for research on chronic inflammatory bowel diseases
AALBORG UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL AND AAU'S AI CENTRE WILL PLAY A KEY ROLE IN THE NEW AI DENMARK
The Danish business community must be better at using artificial intelligence. Therefore, the Danish Industry Foundation is launching a new national initiative where AAU will contribute with knowledge about e.g. machine learning and data-driven business models.
Aalborg University strengthens social sciences and humanities
Aalborg University unites the strengths of the humanities and social sciences in a single new strong faculty that will have greater clout and be able to provide more agenda-setting solutions to global challenges. At the same time a new unit will develop the pedagogical model of the university with problembased learning and secure AAU’s future position as leading within the increasingly more popular teaching model.
New major European research initiative to improve treatment of multiple chronic diseases
In the future, we will see far more older people with multiple chronic diseases at the same time. A major European research project aimed at improving medical care using a novel patient-centred approach is now underway
A game-changing university
In 2030, ECIU University, of which Aalborg University is a member, will solve multi-disciplinary societal challenges in entrepreneurial, innovative ways. Last week, the Board of ECIU adopted the vision for ECIU University 2030, confirming a long term strategy that the university will bring together learners, teachers, researchers, companies, public sector, NGOs and regional ecosystems throughout Europe. Rector Per Michael Johansen is part of the ECIU Board.
AAU Europe's best engineering university
For the fourth year in a row, an internationally recognized ranking rates Aalborg University as the best engineering university in Europe
15.09.2021 at 13.03 PM - 12.11.2021 at 13.03 PM
PhD defence: Rural and Urban Mobility: Studying Digital Technology Use and Interaction
20.10.2021 at 10.15 AM - 12.00 PM
Invitation to guest lecture on "Slovenia at the helm of the European Union"
20.10.2021 at 12.00 PM - 22.10.2021 at 13.00 PM
Transforming Urban Governance in a Post-Pandemic World - The “New Normal” in Planning and Participation
25.10.2021 at 13.00 PM - 15.00 PM
Webinar: Bouncing Back or Bouncing Forward? Place Leadership and Post-pandemic Recovery in European Tourism Regions