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The VBN Team


The VBN Team

If you have questions of a technical nature, or is in doubt about PhD submission in Pure, please contact the VBN Team using our support e-mail: vbn@aub.aau.dk.


Doctoral Schools

If you have general questions regarding procedures and guidelines in connection with your PhD programme, please contact the Doctoral School at your faculty:

Doctoral School of the Humanities

Doctoral School of Social Sciences

Doctoral School of Engineering and Science

Technical Doctoral School of IT and Design

Doctoral School in Medicine, Biomedical Science and Technology



If you have questions regarding your PhD defence, please contact the department secretary.


Aalborg University Press

If you have questions regarding the printing of your thesis, please contact graphic designer Anja Lykkegaard Nielsen from Aalborg University Press. The Press cannot assist you on issues regarding Word formatting, but may be of assistance if you have questions regarding the InDesign template.


Word support

The PhD student is responsible for all matters regarding Word formats in his/her PhD thesis.

Read more about layout and formatting

The VBN Team's student assistant may have some tips and trick regarding Word formatting. But it has to be in good time before you submit your thesis.

NOTICE! Our student assistant is only at the office a few hours a week, so he/she cannot be expected to answer your request right away.

If you would like help from our student assistant, please write a short explanation regarding your problem with the Word template, and send this as well as your file to the below mentioned email. Please inform Simon if  you are working with MAC or PC.

Office hours

You may contact the student assistant at vbnstudent@aub.aau.dk on:

Tuesday, 17. September 2019 from 8:15-12:15
Wednesday, 18. September 2019 from 8:15-12:15
Friday, 20. September 2019 from 12:00-16:00
Monday, 23. September 2019 from 8:30-16:00
Wednesday, 25. September 2019 from 8:15-12:15
Monday, 30. September 2019 from 9:00-15:30

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