About AAU

Aalborg University (AAU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Aalborg, Denmark. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1974 — which is why it is considered one of the youngest in the country. As an active member of European University Association (EUA), Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU), AAU is participating in developing the academic environment.

The institution is among the top-330 in the world, according to QS International University Ranking.

AAU does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor and master programs.

Aalborg, Denmark
Establishment year
International students
Rating QS 2023

AAU tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at AAU is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At public Danish universities, local citizens and EU residents can study for free. For foreigners, tuition is free only for Danish programs (B2 level). English programs at AAU start from 6,993 USD per year. The university has several scholarships to help students cover part of the cost of education. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Bachelorfor international students
15,000 USD/year
Masterfor international students
6,993 USD/year

Bachelor degree at AAU

You can apply for an undergraduate degree at AAU if you have a good academic record. Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The IB diploma is accepted upon admission.

Master's degree at AAU

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. In order to enroll at AAU for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 85. IELTS — 6.5 or higher.


AAU campus

The campus of the educational institution is suburban. The advantages of such a location include the ability to quickly get to the city, access to various types of recreation (in nature and in the city) and a close-knit student community. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Not only locals study at AAU, but also students from other countries. This is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the culture of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Denmark after graduation, you can apply for a job seeker visa that will allow you to live and work in the country for another 2 years. Graduates of AAU find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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