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Study in Scandinavia


Why study at Aalborg University?
Located in Scandinavia, Aalborg University is a young and modern university offering a wide range of Master Degree Programmes and Research opportunities. Within the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering there are around 60 programmes taught in English alongside many research and PhD opportunities.
Aalborg University differentiates itself from the older and more traditional Danish universities with its focus on interdisciplinary, inter-faculty studies. The Aalborg Problem Based Learning Model is renowned for its teaching method. This problem based and project orientated teaching model relies on close contacts and interaction with the surrounding community.

Being an international student at Aalborg University
Internationalisation has always been and continues to be a very important part of the universitys trademark, which both the curricula as well as the number of international stays reflect. With an increasing number of international students attending Aalborg University each year, you will be in very good company. The course that you will be studying will be taught in English and all course literature and books will also be in English.

There are frequent social events planned for international students throughout the year by Erasmus and the student network and there are weekly international nights at the Student House in the city.

Most young Danes speak English to a very high standard, and you will find when you are travelling around the city, nearly almost all people you will meet speak English. This means that you can easily take the bus or order your coffee in English!

When you arrive at Aalborg University you will be given the opportunity to take advantage of the buddy scheme, where you will have a Danish student who is allocated to you as your contact person. Your buddy is there to assist you with practical matters, answering questions about the study form or giving advice about the life in Aalborg and Denmark. You will meet your buddy on one of the first days after your arrival.

For more information on being an international student at Aalborg University

To see the complete list of Master programmes in English and for more information about each programme

English language requirements: Aalborg University require IELTS 6.5 for most of courses but can also accept other qualifications, depending on the country your achieved your bachelors degree.
How do I apply to Aalborg University?
You can apply to Aalborg University either as a:

  • Guest/Exchange/Erasmus student: a foreign student wishing to study at Aalborg University for 1 or 2 semesters as an integral part of a study programme at an institution or higher education in another country.
  • Or as a
  • Degree student: a foreign student wishing to pursue a degree from Aalborg University.

The online application forms are available through