Aalborg University - AAU (Aalborg, Denmark)
Aalborg University offers education and research within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technical and health sciences. Aalborg University currently consolidates and further develops its profile as a dynamic and innovative research and educational institution oriented towards the surrounding world.
Aalborg University is internationally renowned as a leading educational institution within problem based learning (PBL). Through problem based learning AAU wishes to secure flexible interaction between theory and practice in the programmes. One of the principles of the PBL model is the students work on a problem oriented basis and complete projects of an advanced academic standard.
It is characterised by combining a keen engagement in local, regional, and national issues with an active commitment to international collaboration. Aalborg University awards Bachelors, Master's, PhD and Doctoral degrees in various fields within the different programmes, institutes and centres.
Aalborg University is a network university, collaborating with regional and national educational institutions in Denmark as well as the creation of consortia and collaboration networks with other national and international universities, plus industry partners. The vision is for Aalborg University to offer an open and attractive environment for internationally oriented research and education. The university is internationally recognized for establishing world-class interdisciplinary research environments. At present, the university has approx. 22,000 students divided on three campuses in Aalborg, Copenhagen and Esbjerg.
Aalborg University focuses on strong national and international world class research groups representing the academic areas of the university. In addition, Aalborg University secures a high quality level within research and within the research based programmes by, for instance, providing special support the most promising researcher talents.
AAU contributes to Colibri with a solid knowledge of Problem Based Learning, and a tradition for companies providing project proposals and co-supervision. It also has experience from organizing international and cross-disciplinary projects such as Erasmus IP. Benefits include a better understanding of how to improve the dynamics in international groups of students, especially in virtual/blended environments.
Further information about AAU can be found at www.en.aau.dk.