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About AAU Esbjerg

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Aalborg University Esbjerg (AAU Esbjerg) is a section of Aalborg University located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark. AAU Esbjerg is a research department with a range of research activities and study programmes.

Highly rated in industry and an active community

With approximately 550 students and 90 employees, our campus in Esbjerg is relatively small. This results in a relaxed atmosphere and interaction between students as well as between researchers.

Graduates from Aalborg University are highly rated in the industry as being the most skilled in project management and skilled in central competences.

The study programmes in Esbjerg include both bachelor and master degrees comprising Energy, Chemistry and Biotechnology, Oil and Gas Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Industrial Electronics.


The Aalborg University Board is the highest authority of AAU, and the university’s rector is responsible for the day-to-day management of AAU. Read more about AAU’s organisation and the particular organisational structure of Esbjerg campus.

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Research conducted at AAU Esbjerg forms an integral part of research conducted at AAU’s three campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. This means that all researchers and PhD students at AAU Esbjerg belong to a main department in Aalborg.

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Study Programmes

AAU Esbjerg offers 4 bachelor programmes, 3 diploma and 7 master programmes at Esbjerg campus. These are study programmes within the engineering and science field.

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School & Study Boards

All study programmes at Aalborg University Esbjerg are controlled and developed by Schools and Study boards. The School organizes the study programmes and assigns a Study Board to define and to approve each specific study programme.

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Companies on Campus

AAU Esbjerg offers companies, large and small, the option of renting space on campus. This makes it possible to create collaboration across research, education and industry.

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