about the department

AAU buildings

The Department of Materials and Production (MP) is a wide-ranging research and educational environment located at Aalborg University, with a mission of meeting future demands for new materials and production systems by directing the entire value chain, from basic material understanding, materials’ applications in mechanical constructions, to industrial production and management. We have strong, international and innovative research groups working with fundamental research as well as strategic and applicable research. Our research and education covers aspects within materials, mechanics, physics, production techniques, and industrial management and innovation. 

We practice interdisciplinary co-operations with many different collaborators to ensure a range of innovative and applicable outcomes. Read more



  • Founded in 1974
  • Consists of 5 faculties:
    • Social Science
    • Humanities
    • Medicine
    • Technical
    • Engineering (Dept. of  Materials and Production)
  • Approx. 21.000 students
  • + 2.500 part time

Facts on Department of Materials and Production

Revenue 2016:

  • 146.000.000 DKK external revenue
  • Incl. 48.000.000 DKK from projects

Budget 2017:

  • 139.000.000 DKK external revenue
  • Incl. 43.000.000 DKK from projects.

Active projects in 2016:


Department's organization

Diagram of the department

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