About Brightspace

Brightspace is a so-called learning management system (LMS). An LMS is a term for platforms used to develop, distribute, hold, and administer teaching materials and activities via the Internet.

About the CED

The Centre for Educational Development (CED) administer, support, and further develop the platform. The CED is the educational development centre at AU.

We work with educational IT, do research, offer courses, and provide consulting and collaboration on university pedagogy for all academic environments at AU.

Brightspace news will be replaced by new learning technology alternatives

CED’s pilot project with expires on 31 July 2022. If you have been using, you must log in to and export and…

Get ready for the spring semester in Brightspace

- Staff

Most of the spring courses are now accessible, and you can start building your courses. The CED has many support offers and is open until 23 December…

Blackboard will be shut down soon – remember to save your content

- Administrative

Brightspace has replaced Blackboard as AU’s learning platform, and on 31 October 2021, Blackboard will be shut down for good. Before that, lecturers…


Questions regarding functionality or technical issues:

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 15:00
  • Friday from 9:00 to 14:00


See if there are any general problems on Brightspace on serviceinfo: