Aalborg University is a Danish university located mainly in Aalborg, Denmark, with campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. It offers 76 undergraduate educations and 112 postgraduate educations, and several of those are conducted in English. The university is divided into four faculties:
With approximately 21,606 students, Aalborg University is Denmark’s fifth largest university based on student enrolment. The university is placed in the QS World University Ranking (2016–17) among the 300 best universities in the World. It is ranked 42th in the QS Top 50 Under 50, and it has a five stars' QS Star Rating. In addition, it is ranked 36th for engineering worldwide in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
When it comes to engineering, Aalborg University is very focused on developing engineers with experience from working with real companies in their semester projects. Also, focus is put on working in a team environment that develops the interpersonal skills, as well as team-working skills.
Aalborg University (AAU) was established in 1974 under Aalborg University Center (AUC), but changed its name to Aalborg University in 1994. The university is headquartered and located on the main campus in the eastern part of the Aalborg, but the university also has departments located downtown. In 2011, Aalborg University experienced the largest increase in applicants in Denmark, as the number of new students increased by 31%.