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International alliances

As a network university, AAU is a member of international networks and international collaborations that extend around the world. An overview of the international associations in which Aalborg University participates is provided below. ?

European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)

Aalborg University is a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) - a?leading international network of research intensive universities?with collective emphasis on innovation, creativity and societal impact.?

The ECIU University?is an initiative?in the ECIU that creates a ground-breaking and innovative educational model.?

ECIU and ECIU University

Sino-Danish Centre (SDC)

The Danish universities have engaged in cooperation with China (UCAS) in the Sino-Danish Centre for Education and Research (SDC).

The goal of the SDC is to strengthen cooperation between Danish and Chinese research environments. SDC offers master's degree and doctoral degree programmes for Chinese and Danish students.

Learn more on the SDC website

Nordic Centre

AAU cooperates with Nordic Centre, which is a collaboration between the Nordic countries and Fudan University in Shanghai. The focus of this cooperation is research and education.

The purpose of the Nordic Centre is to forge understanding and closer ties between the Nordic countries and China.

Learn more on the Nordic Centre website?

The Nordic Cooperation for University Administrators (NUAS)

Aalborg University (AAU) is joining forces with the other universities in Denmark in the Nordic cooperation for university administrators known as NUAS.

The objective of NUAS is to strengthen contacts between the Nordic universities and to establish networks between them at all administrative levels.
Learn more on the NUAS website


AAU takes part in the EU’s educational programme Erasmus+ enabling us to apply for financial support for student and staff mobility as well as to participate in international projects in Europa and beyond.

The purpose of the programme is to strengthen the development of Europe’s population, to contribute to the development of a cohesive and inclusive society and to secure lifelong learning for individuals. This is done primarily by supporting innovation and the development of each member state’s educational system and by supporting exchanges and mobility for individuals.
Learn more about Erasmus+


AAU is an active member of the european university network Cesaer. CESAER is the strong and united voice of universities of science and technology in Europe.

See cesaer.org webpage

The University of Greenland

AAU and the University of Greenland (Ilisimatusarfik) cooperate in the fields of education and research.

See University of Greenland webpage

Contact AAU

If you have any queries regarding Aalborg University’s international cooperation, please contact:

Rector's Office