Aalborg University offers education and research within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technical and health sciences. Aalborg University currently consolidates and further develops its profile as a dynamic and innovative research and educational institution oriented towards the surrounding world. It is characterised by combining a keen engagement in local, regional, and national issues with an active commitment to international collaboration. Aalborg University meets regional demands for academically educated staff, research, innovation and communication, while collaborating with other Danish universities to meet national demands. The international perspective is reflected in the university's research and education activities through the employment of international teaching staff, the establishment of student exchange programmes and international research collaboration.Aalborg University wishes to cover and develop a wide and varied range of high quality academic and professional programmes within all the main areas noted above. In turn, these programmes aim to fulfill the requirements of both the private and the public sectors of the labour market. While Aalborg University also provides elite programmes within selected areas, it is taking steps to expand its reputation as an internationally recognised leading university within problem based learning.