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Department of Culture and Learning

Department of Culture and Learning

The Department of Culture and Learning is home to research environments and degree programmes that deal with society, education, businesses and organisational practices from a humanistic and social scientific perspective. On these pages, you can read more about our work with and contribution to understanding, innovation and solutions in organisational development, technological literacy and digitisation processes, philosophy, cultural encounters, migration and globalisation processes, development and teaching in school and further education, organisational learning, language and language development, cultural forms of expression, and the environment and sustainability.

 

Research

Research activities within the Department of Culture and Global Studies cover a wide span, emphasising the interplay between cultural, social and political processes in a globalised world, and with a special focus on intercultural communication, transnational relations, creation of identity and the production of culture. Research at the department is organised in research groups and academic networks. 

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Doctoral Programmes

CGS has around 45 PhD students in the department’s two research training programmes Interdisciplinary Discourse Studies and Culture and Global Studies. These PhD students are investigating various fields of research from perspectives of discourse and culture studies, as well as transnational, cultural, political and economic processes.  

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Education

The distinctive feature of the School of Culture and Global Studies is that its programmes are directed ‘towards the world’ – including Danish, Nordic, European and global perspectives. The programmes of the School focus on the interplay between global elements and national/regional relations – e.g. history and politics, cultural text studies, professional communication, media and language studies.

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Department of Culture and Learning • Kroghstraede 3 • 9220 Aalborg East • Phone: +45 9940 8005 • Email: kultur-laering@hum.aau.dk • VAT no: DK 29102384