The updated version of the AAU Handbook of February 2018 replaces the previous AAU Manual, which was launched in 2012. In 2012, the AAU Manual replaced the University’s Rules and regulations.
Facts about the AAU Handbook
- The AAU Handbook is open to all and anyone can access its documents. This means that sensitive personal data must not be included in the handbook.
- The target audience of the handbook is AAU staff - and not students.
- The content of the handbook is provided by the units of AAU Shared Services and the faculty offices.
- The handbook includes regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines, however, not all documents have been translated to English. Please contact the person responsible for the Danish document, if you require an English version.
- The focus of the handbook is to provide information for staff on task management as well as terms and conditions of employment.
- Individual AAU units are invited to decide the amount of internal documents they wish to include in the handbook.
- The content of the AAU Handbook is prepared on the basis of templates for policies, procedures, regulations or guides.
- The Rector's Office is responsible for the AAU Handbook.
- The administrative management group comprises the steering committee of the AAU Handbook.
- A group of super users have been selected to assist with the continuous development of the AAU Handbook.
- The super users provide support to their own units/departments on how best to use the handbook.
- ITS provides support to the super users and is responsible for the handbook’s components and structure.
Updating the AAU Handbook is part of AAU’s strategy for 2016-21, Knowledge for the World, more specifically, it falls under the initiative ‘Simplification – rules and processes’.