Aalborg University (AAU) has been providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal development since its inception in 1974. It offers education within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technical and health sciences. Aalborg University has a long history of working closely together with the surrounding society both nationally and internationally. And AAU is Denmark’s leading university when it comes to knowledge transfer between the university and the business world.
Aalborg University’s Centre for arctic-related research, AAU Arctic, is a newly established cross-faculty platform for cooperation between researchers at Aalborg University, who has an interest in the Arctic. AAU Arctic seeks to facilitate collaboration in arctic research among AAU researchers internally as well as between AAU researches and external partners. The geographical area of interest for AAU Arctic is the Circumpolar North (incl. Greenland, the Faroe Islands, the northern parts of Scandinavia, Canada, Alaska and Russia, the North Atlantic and the Polar Sea).