Department of Culture and Learning

  • Aalborg Universitet, Kroghstræde 3

    9220 Aalborg Ø


Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Culture and Learning is a department concerned with socially relevant issues, aiming to make a difference for institutions, businesses and people. The Department has a large national and international network encompassing private as well as public-sector enterprises and organizations. There is close collaboration between the Department and Danish as well as international institutions of education. 

In all activities, we place great emphasis on strengthening the ties between research, education and professional practice. The Department conducts research, teaching and knowledge collaboration with the surrounding society at the highest academic level within the fields of pedagogic innovation and didactics, organizational learning, learning in the workplace, education and evaluation, cross-cultural encounters, migration and processes of globalization, tourism, Arctic affairs, democracy, literature, media, techno-anthropology, applied philosophy, ethics, technology and digitalization processes, daycare, primary, secondary and tertiary schooling, youth, business communication as well as languages and language development, etc.

Organizationally, the Department belongs under Faculty of the Humanities at Aalborg University, having activities at Aalborg University Campus Aalborg as well as at Campus Copenhagen.


  • Business, Culture and Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Pedagogics and Learning
  • Education

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MoM: Mobilities on the margins. Creative processes of place making

Ren, C., Jóhannesson, G. T., Lund, K. A., Vergunst, J. & Rantala, O.


Project: Research

  • Research Output

    Æstetiske erfaringer og praksisfaglighed

    Jensen, J. B., 1 Feb 2021, (Accepted/In press) Praksisfaglighed: Undervisning og organisering. Aalborg Universitetsforlag, (Serie om lærings-, forandrings- og organisationsudviklingsprocesser).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

    Aesthetic Co-Production in a Processual Perspective

    Jensen, J. B., 2 Feb 2021, (Accepted/In press) Processual Perspectives on the Co-Production Turn in Public Sector Organizations. IGI global

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

    Can plastic talk? Second home owners, climate change and governance in Tulum, Mexico

    Balslev, H., 1 Jan 2021, Climate Change and Second Homes. Hall, M. (ed.). Routledge

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  • Datasets

    Data on the Digitization of Everyday Life during the Covid-19 pandemic in Denmark

    Munk, A. K. (Owner), Andersen, A. O. (Contributor), Birkbak, A. (Contributor), Madsen, A. K. (Contributor), Jensen, T. E. (Contributor), Heuser, M. C. (Contributor), Voll, C. N. (Contributor), Jacobsen, E. B. (Contributor), Jessen, J. F. (Contributor) & Grundtvig, A. (Contributor), VBN, 1 Aug 2020


    EMBODYING CSR THROUGH ALIGNED COMMUNICATION - a case study from a small sustainable Danish bank

    Thomsen, E. H. (Creator), Aalborg Universitetsforlag, 2017


    Limfjord fisheries 1859-79

    Marboe, A. H. (Creator), Starkey, D. J. (Creator) & Nicholls, J. (Creator), University of Hull, 2008



    Honorary Research Fellow

    Ydesen, Christian (Recipient), 1 Jun 2020

    Prize: Honorary prizes and appointments

    Educational Review Article of the Year Award 2019

    Emily Winchip (Recipient), Howard Stevenson (Recipient) & Milner, Alison Louise (Recipient), 6 Mar 2020

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

  • Teacher of the Year

    Birkbak, Andreas (Recipient), 2020

    Prize: Educational prizes

  • Activities


    Carina Ren (Lecturer)

    9 Sep 2021

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Plenar-foredragsholder til UNGEGN-symposium i Halmstad, Sverige

    Line Sandst (Lecturer)

    20 Oct 202022 Oct 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    Press / Media

    Teaching and Learning around the World - The Case of Denmark

    Antonia Scholkmann


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Det lærte Ulrikke Toft Simonsen, da hun blev kæreste med en fyr, som politiet stopper

    Mira C. Skadegård


    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Piger i 9. klasse lider under forventningspres fra alle sider

    Noemi Katznelson


    74 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media


    Co-creation of Knowledge

    Vibeke Andersson (Participant) & Helene Balslev Clausen (Participant)

    Impact: Social impact, Cultural impact, Other impact

    Cuba and Sustainable Tourism Development

    Helene Balslev Clausen (Participant)

    Impact: Cultural impact, Social impact, Public policy impact

    Fattigdom og udvikling

    Vibeke Andersson (Participant)

    Impact: Public policy impact, Cultural impact, Social impact, Other impact