Aalborg University Hospital handles pre- and postgraduate education and research at an international level. Employees at Aalborg University Hospital publish almost 500 scientific articles annually and participate in projects and networks financed by national and international funds, including the EU’s 7th Framework Programme.
The Department for University Hospital Affairs provides a number of services and support functions for research and education. These include research management, financing, fundraising, communication/knowledge sharing, patenting, cooperation agreements, library functions, pre- and postgraduate education, skills training and innovation. The department is located at the Research House (Aalborg University Hospital Science and Innovation Center), where a number of research centres are also located along with facilities for education and innovation.
The research at Aalborg University Hospital is especially strong in the area of clinical epidemiology, medical gastroenterology, pain research, visceral bio-mechanics, lipid research and cardiology, nursing research, thyroid gland and haematology.