One of the main pillars of the Faculty of Humanities at Aalborg Univeristy is research. Research at the Faculty of Humanities belongs under the departments, centres and individual research groups.

Research at The Faculty of Humanities

The research within the Faculty of Humanities at Aalborg University is organised in knowledge resource groups that strives toward achieving a close connection between knowledge resource groups and teaching. The motto is; research based education and education based research.The knowledge resource groups consider students as a valuable resource, and their collaboration displays itself in both physical and virtual learning environments.

The Faculty of Hunaities makes a point of generating modern learning environments which suit the times and are based on the principles: people, problem, project, production, performance and play.

Follow the link to find more information relating to reasearch at the Faculty of Humanities
(The link will take you to the AAU research database)

Research Groups

The research under the faculty is organised in research groups. Research groups are organisational entities, which through constant interaction with research environments, external stakeholders and students gather, generates and communicates knowledge.

Folow the links below to read more about research groups at each of the departments under the Faculty of Humanities. 

Research groups at the Department of Culture and Global Studies

Reseach groups at the Department of Communication

Research groups at the Department of Learning and Philosophy (Danish version only)


The results of the research carried out at the Faculty of Humanities is traditionally published as e.g. a journal article, a book chapter, a conference abstract etc.

Follow the link to see a list of publications from the Faculty of Humanities.


The Faculty of Humanities
Fibigerstræde 5
9220 Aalborg Ø

The Doctoral School of Humanities (PhD)

The aim of the Doctoral School is to create a framework for a PhD education characterized by quality and high international standard, maintaining critical mass and ensuring that the faculty's PhD education is developing in close cooperation with the national and international research society as well as private companies and public authorities.

For more information, please visit the web site of the Doctoral School of the Humanities