Departments

Aalborg University’s academic environments are organised in departments. Each department is led by a head of department. The departments are responsible for the research and research based teaching at AAU. The departments belong under the faculties. All departments at AAU are listed below.

Departments

Aalborg University’s academic environments are organised in departments. Each department is led by a head of department. The departments are responsible for the research and research based teaching at AAU. The departments belong under the faculties. All departments at AAU are listed below.

Department of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology

Danish name: Institut for Arkitektur og Medieteknologi
Faculty: The Technical Faculty of IT and Design

Head of Department: Hans Jørgen Andersen
Head of Studies: Nis Ovesen

Department of the Built Environment

Danish name: Institut for Byggeri, By og Miljø
Faculty: The Faculty of Engineering and Science

Head of Department: Lars Pico Geerdsen
Head of Studies: Lene Faber Ussing

Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Danish name: Institut for Kemi og Biovidenskab
Faculty:  The Faculty of Engineering and Science

Head of Department: Michael Toft Overgaard
Head of Studies: Niels T. Eriksen

Department of Clinical Medicine

Danish name: Klinisk Institut
Faculty: The Faculty of Medicine at AAU

Head of Department: Sten Rasmussen

Department of Communication and Psychology

Danish name: Institut for Kommunikation og Psykologi
Faculty: The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Head of Department: Mikael Vetner
Head of Studies: Tom Nyvang

Department of Computer Science

Danish name: Institut for Datalogi
Faculty: The Technical Faculty of IT and Design

Acting Head of Department: Peter Axel Nielsen
Head of Studies: Uffe Kjærulff

Department of Culture and Learning

Danish name: Institut for Kultur og Læring
Faculty: The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Head of Department: Keld Thorgård
Head of Studies: Morten Ziethen

Department of Electronic Systems

Danish name: Institut for Elektroniske Systemer
Faculty: The Technical Faculty of IT and Design

Head of Department: Thomas Bak
Head of Studies: Ove Andersen

Department of Energy

Danish name: Institut for Energi
Faculty: The Faculty of Engineering and Science

Head of Department: Lasse Rosendahl
Head of Studies: Mads Pagh Nielsen

Department of Health Science and Technology

Danish name: Institut for Medicin og Sundhedsteknologi
Faculty: The Faculty of Medicine

Head of Department: Kim Dremstrup
Head of Studies: Louise Pape-Haugaard for Study Board of Health and Technology and Study Board of Sports Science and Public Health.
Head of Studies: Jette Kolding Kristensen for Study Board of Medicine.

Department of Law

Danish name: Juridisk Institut
Faculty: The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Head of Department: Trine Schultz
Head of Studies: Liselotte Madsen

Department of Materials and Production

Danish name: Institut for Materialer og Produktion
Faculty:  The Faculty of Engineering and Science

Head of Department: Jens Chr. Rauhe
Head of Studies: Thomas Ditlev Brunø

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Danish name: Institut for Matematiske Fag
Faculty:  The Faculty of Engineering and Science

Head of Department: Søren Højsgaard
Head of Studies: Morten Grud Rasmussen

Department of Planning

Danish name: Institut for Planlægning
Faculty: The Technical Faculty of IT and Design

Head of Department: Anne Merrild Hansen
Acting Head of Studies: Pernille Scholdan Bertelsen

Department of Politics and Society

Danish name: Institut for Politik og Samfund
Faculty: The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Head of Department: Michael Baggesen Klitgaard
Head of Studies: Jan Holm Ingeman

Department of Sociology and Social Work

Danish name: Institut for Sociologi og Socialt Arbejde
Faculty: The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Head of Department: Trond Beldo Klausen
Head of Studies: Lene Tølbøll

AAU Business School

Danish name: AAU Business School
Faculty:  The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Head of Business School: Christian Nielsen
Heads of Studies: Jens Holmgren, Louise Kringelum og Lars Krull

Institute for Advanced Study in PBL

Danish name: Institute for Advanced Study in PBL
Faculty: Cross-faculty

Head of Department: Thomas Ryberg

Further information

If you have general questions about Aalborg University's organisation, please contact:

Rector's Office
E-mail: rektorsekretariatet@adm.aau.dk