Department of Sociology and Social Work

  • Kroghstræde 7

    9220 Aalborg Øst


Organization profile

Organisation profile

Head of Department
Trond Beldo Klausen

Fields of Activity
The department’s field of activity comprises all social science disciplines and an interdisciplinary application in teaching and research.

The department’s staff is responsible for the teaching in most of the educational programmes at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Besides the basic year programme, these include bachelor and Master programmes in Social Work, Public Administration, Social Science, Business Administration and Business Law. In addition, the department’s staff teaches at Open University, including the Master programme in Social Work and the Labour Market and Personnel Management programme. Finally, the staff teaches at various programmes pertaining to supplementary training offered by a subdivision for external seminars and development within the Faculty of Social Sciences.

The department’s research is organized in various research environments, to which the academic staff is affiliated. The staff conducts research in and across a number of focus areas:

1. Social work and social processes of change
2. Professional life, qualification and organization
3. Everyday life and social structure
4. Legal rights and legal protection of the individual

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Denmark Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
Virtual reality Engineering & Materials Science
Acoustic waves Engineering & Materials Science
student Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
Electricity Engineering & Materials Science
experience Social Sciences

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Projects 1997 2028

Research Output 1978 2020

Los norteamericanos que re-inventaron a los pueblos de México. Los emprendedores extranjeros en la redefinición de la cultura y el turismo

Balslev, H. & Velázquez, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Latin American Research Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Mexican Americans

Problem Based Learning Online: For Better and Worse

Kolbæk, D., 26 Jun 2020, Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies. Tatnall, A. (ed.). 1 ed. Springer, (Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies).

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

Psychodynamic oriented music therapeutic group leading – a learning space with multiple levels of experience and reflection

Beck, B. D., 2020, (In preparation) Tuning the therapist. Nygaard Pedersen, I. & Lindvang, C. (eds.). Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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


The Danish Values Study 2017

Frederiksen, M. (Creator), Dansk Data Arkiv (DDA), 2019


WiFi Probe Requests - CRAWDAD dataset sapienza/probe-requests (v. 2013-09-10)

Barbera, M. V. (Creator), Epasto, A. (Creator), Mei, A. (Creator), Kosta, S. (Creator), Perta, V. C. (Creator), Stefa, J. (Creator), CRAWDAD - A Community Resource for Archiving Wireless Data At Dartmouth, 10 Sep 2013




Award Teacher I teknoantropologi

Stine W. Adrian (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Aalborg University Talent Management Programme

Rasmus Lema (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


Activities 1983 2022

: Erfaringer med og gode råd til brug af totaløkonomi

Kim Haugbølle (Lecturer)
3 Apr 2019

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

(Em)powering Mobilities (CMUS conference)

Martin Trandberg Jensen (Participant)
29 Aug 201830 Aug 2018

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

(Post)humanist Climate Studies. How human and social sciences approach discussions of climate change.

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Lecturer)
21 Mar 2017

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

Press / Media

Er din organisation gearet til faste forhold og flashmobs?

Rikke Kristine Nielsen


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Politikernes krisehåndtering har udhulet danskernes tillid

Jørgen Goul Andersen


1 item 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