Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Organisation profile

Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Department Head: Michael Toft  Overgaard

The Department of Chemistry and Bioscience was established in 1974 and is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at Aalborg University. The Department is located in Aalborg , Esbjerg and Copenhagen.

About 500 students are enrolled in our courses. In 2015 the Department had 163 employees divided into the following categories:

  • Professors
  • 20% Professors 
  • Associate Professors 
  • Assistant Professors 
  • Post Doc 
  • PhD students 
  • Academic staff 
  • Laboratory Technicians 
  • Administrative staff 

In addition we have external professors and associate professors , teaching assistants and student assistants.

The Departments primary mission is research and research based education in chemistry, environmental engineering, biology and biotechnology. The Department also contributes to innovative research and knowledge sharing in collaboration with industry, both nationally and internationally.

Further information about key figures can be found on the Department web: 

The Department is divided into five research sections and an administration.

The daily management of the Department is managed by the Head of Department in collaboration with the department's five section heads.


Research (4587)

Activities (754)

Prizes (14)

Most frequent journals

  • Water Science and Technology

    ISSNs: 0273-1223

    I W A Publishing, United Kingdom


  • Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids

    ISSNs: 0022-3093

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1873-4812

    Elsevier, Netherlands


  • Soil Science

    ISSNs: 0038-075X

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1538-9243

    Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, United States


  • Water Research

    ISSNs: 0043-1354

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1879-2448

    I W A Publishing, United Kingdom


  • P L o S One

    ISSNs: 1932-6203

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1932-6203

    Public Library of Science, United States


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