Key figures - staff

Here you can find key figures for staff at Aalborg University.

Staff numbers?

Aalborg University is a large organisation, and among the largest employers in North Denmark with over 3.800 salaried employees. In addition to salaried staff, many hourly-paid employees are also affiliated with the University such as visiting lecturers, scientific assistants, student assistants, student teachers and external examiners.

In these tables, only salaried employees are included, unless otherwise stated. The entire University production, including that of hourly-paid employees, is included in the number of full-time equivalents.

University staff groups:

  • Academic staff (in Danish often abbreviated VIP) Research and teaching staff. For instance: professors, associate professors, assistant professors and research assistants.
  • Administrative staff (in Danish often abbreviated TAP) Support staff responsible for technical and administrative tasks. For instance: secretaries, academic officers, service assistants, officers of the buildings.

FTE (full-time equivalents) staff in main areas

Main areas 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Shared services 604 669 669 724 703 711
Humanities 434 470 472 421 404 405
Social Sciences 486 504 512 469 416 432
Medicine 306 326 342 330 337 341
Engineering 874 841 859 838 825 846
TECH 647 621 643 634 666 700
Total 3,351 3,431 3,498 3,416 3,351 3,434

FTE staff in main categories

Main categories 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Professor 246 242 242 247 246 244
Associate professor 619 648 664 655 627 646
Assistant professor level 377 395 412 390 377 382
PhD 354 359 375 383 366 363
Academic staff, other 436 449 462 446 454 440
Administrative managers 44 43 46 47 40 48
Technical/ administrative staff (academic) 477 498 541 545 561 594
Technical/ administrative staff (non-academic) 798 799 757 703 680 728
Total 3,351 3,431 3,498 3,416 3,351 3,434

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Staff numbers in main areas

Main areas 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Shared services 682 674 707 747 750 755
Humanities 501 517 482 424 416 429
Social Sciences 483 489 501 422 446 468
Medicine 481 487 502 501 539 557
Engineering 998 900 944 870 937 859
TECH 720 672 679 682 746 763
Total 3,864 3,739 3,815 3,646 3,834 3,831

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Staff numbers in main categories

Main categories 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Professor 316 303 316 323 321 332
Associate professor 688 704 713 662 690 721
Assistant professor level 392 433 440 396 414 406
PhD 360 373 389 383 380 373
Academic staff, other 432 480 489 466 556 505
Administrative managers 45 42 44 45 41 37
Technical/ administrative staff (academic) 500 547 567 581 606 616
Technical/ administrative staff (non-academic) 1,131 857 857 790 826 841
Total 3,864 3,739 3,815 3,646 3,834 3,831

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